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Catchers Chosen For All-Star Rosters


(Starters are listed first followed by Reserves)


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AL/NL Team Managers Chose Starters & Reserves (1933-1946)

American League National League
1933 Bill Dickey {Injured}; Rick Ferrell {1-9} Jimmie Wilson {1-5}; Gabby Hartnett {6-9}
1934 Bill Dickey {1-5}; Mickey Cochrane {6-9}; Rick Ferrell Gabby Hartnett {1-5}; Al Lopez {6-9}
1935 Rollie Hemsley {1-9}; Rick Ferrell; Mickey Cochrane Jimmie Wilson {1-6}; Gabby Hartnett {7-9}; Gus Mancuso {PH 3}
1936 Rick Ferrell {1-6}; Bill Dickey {7-9}; Rollie Hemsley Gabby Hartnett {1-9}; Ernie Lombardi
1937 Bill Dickey {1-9}; Rick Ferrell; Luke Sewell Gabby Hartnett {1-5}; Gus Manusco {6-9}; Ernie Lombardi
1938 Bill Dickey {1-9}; Rudy York {PH 7}; Rick Ferrell Ernie Lombardi; {1-9}; Gabby Hartnett; Harry Danning; Babe Phelps
1939 Bill Dickey {1-9}; Rollie Hemsley; Frankie Hayes Ernie Lombardi {1-9}; Harry Danning; Babe Phelps
1940 Bill Dickey {1-3}; Frankie Hayes {4-6}; Rollie Hemsley {7-9} Ernie Lombardi {1-3}; Babe Phelps {4-6}; Harry Danning {7-9}
1941 Bill Dickey {1-7}; Frankie Hayes {8-9}; Birdie Tebbetts Mickey Owen {1-2}; Al Lopez {3-6}; Harry Danning {7-9}
1942 Birdie Tebbetts {1-9}; Bill Dickey; Buddy Rosar; Hal Wagner Walker Cooper {1-6}; Ernie Lombardi {7-9}; Mickey Owen {PH 8}
1943 Jake Early {1-9}; Bill Dickey; Buddy Rosar Walker Cooper {1-5}; Ernie Lombardi {6-9}; Mickey Owen
1944 Rollie Hemsley {1-3}; Frankie Hayes {4-9}; Rick Ferrell Walker Cooper {1-8}; Ray Mueller {9}; Mickey Owen
No Game Played in 1945 due to wartime travel restrictions (Selections Only)
1945 Rick Ferrell; Frankie Hayes; Mike Tresh Ernie Lombardi; Phil Masi; Ken O'Dea
1946 Frankie Hayes {1-3}; Buddy Rosar {4-6}; Hal Wagner {7-9}; Bill Dickey {PH 6} Walker Cooper {1-3}; Phil Masi {4-9}; Ray Lamanno {PH 8}

Fans Chose Starters (1947-1957)
AL/NL Team Managers Pick Reserves (1947- )

American League National League
1947 Buddy Rosar {1-9}; Aaron Robinson; Jim Hegan Walker Cooper {1-6}; Bruce Edwards {7-8}; Phil Masi {9}
1948 Buddy Rosar {1-3}; Birdie Tebbetts {4-9}; Yogi Berra Walker Cooper {1-4}; Phil Masi {5-9}; Clyde McCullough
1949 Birdie Tebbetts {1-3}; Yogi Berra {4-9}; Jim Hegan Andy Seminick {1-3}; Roy Campanella {4-9}; Walker Cooper
1950 Yogi Berra {1-3}; Jim Hegan {4-14}; Sherm Lollar Roy Campanella {1-14}; Walker Cooper
1951 Yogi Berra {1-9}; Jim Hegan {PH 9} Roy Campanella {1-9}; Bruce Edwards
1952
Rain
Yogi Berra {1-5}; Jim Hegan Roy Campanella {1-5}; Wes Westrum; Toby Atwell
1953 Yogi Berra {1-9}; Sammy White Roy Campanella {1-9}; Del Crandall; Clyde McCullough; Del Rice; Wes Westrum
1954 Yogi Berra {1-9}; Sherm Lollar Roy Campanella {1-7}; Smoky Burgess {8-9}; Del Crandall
1955 Yogi Berra {1-12}; Sherm Lollar Del Crandall {1-5}; Smoky Burgess {6-7}; Stan Lopata {8-12}; Roy Campanella
1956 Yogi Berra {1-6}; Sherm Lollar {7-9} Ed Bailey {1-6}; Roy Campanella {7-9}; Del Crandall; Stan Lopata
1957 Yogi Berra {1-9}; Gus Triandos Ed Bailey {1-9}; Hank Foiles {PH 9}; Hal Smith

Players, Coaches & MLB Managers Chose Starters (1958-1969)
AL/NL Team Managers Pick Reserves (1947- )

American League National League
1958 Gus Triandos {1-6}; Yogi Berra {7-9}; Elston Howard; Sherm Lollar Del Crandall {1-9}; John Roseboro; Bob Schmidt
1959
1st Game
Gus Triandos {1-7}; Sherm Lollar {8-9}; Yogi Berra Del Crandall {1-9}; Smokey Burgess; Hal Smith
1959
2nd Game
Yogi Berra {1-5}; Sherm Lollar {6-9}; Gus Triandos Del Crandall {1-5}; Hal Smith {6-9}; Smokey Burgess
1960
1st Game
Yogi Berra {1-5}; Elston Howard {6-9}; Sherm Lollar {PH 8} Del Crandall {1-6}; Smokey Burgess {7-9}; Ed Bailey
1960
2nd Game
Yogi Berra {1-5}; Sherm Lollar {6-9}: Elston Howard Del Crandall {1-4}; Smokey Burgess {5-7}; Ed Bailey {8-9}
1961
1st Game
John Romano {1-8}; Yogi Berra {9}; Elston Howard {9-10} Smokey Burgess {1-10}; John Roseboro
1961
2nd Game
Johnny Romano {1-4}; Elston Howard {5-9} Smokey Burgess {1-3}; John Roseboro {4-9}; Ed Bailey
1962
1st Game
Earl Battey {1-6}; Johnny Romano {7-9}; Elston Howard Del Crandall {1-9}; John Roseboro
1962
2nd Game
Earl Battey {1-5}; Elston Howard {6-9}; Yogi Berra {PH 9}; John Romano Del Crandall {1-3}; John Roseboro {4-9}
1963 Earl Battey {1-5}; Elston Howard {6-9}; Don Leppert Ed Bailey {1-4}; Johnny Edwards {5-9}; Joe Torre
1964 Elston Howard {1-9}; Bill Freehan Joe Torre {1-4}; Johnny Edwards {5-9}; Smokey Burgess
1965 Earl Battey {1-5}; Bill Freehan {6-9}; Elston Howard Joe Torre {1-9}; Johnny Edwards
1966 Bill Freehan {1-5}; Earl Battey {6-10}; Andy Etchebarren Joe Torre {1-7}; Tim McCarver {8-10}; Tom Haller
1967 Bill Freehan {1-15}; Andy Etchebarren; Paul Casanova Joe Torre {1-5}; Tom Haller {6-9}; Tim McCarver {10-15}
1968 Bill Freehan {1-5}; Joe Azcue {6-8}; Duane Josephson {9} Jerry Grote {1-5}; Tom Haller {6-8}; Johnny Bench {9}
1969 Bill Freehan {1-6}; John Roseboro {7-9}; Ellie Rodriguez Johnny Bench {1-5}; Randy Hundley {6-9}; Chris Cannizzaro

Fans Select Starters (1970- )
AL/NL Team Managers Pick Reserves (1947- )

American League National League
1970 Bill Freehan {1-4}; Ray Fosse {5-12}; Jerry Moses Johnny Bench {1-6}; Dick Dietz {7-12}; Joe Torre {PH 12}
1971 Bill Freehan {1-7}; Thurman Munson {8-9}; Ray Fosse; Dave Duncan Johnny Bench {1-9}; Manny Sanguillen
1972 Bill Freehan {1-5}; Carlton Fisk {6-10}; Ellie Rodriguez Johnny Bench {1-5}; Manny Sanguillen {6-10}; Ted Simmons
1973 Carlton Fisk {1-5}; Thurman Munson {6-9}; Bill Freehan Johnny Bench {1-6}; Ted Simmons {7-9}
1974 Thurman Munson {1-9}; Ed Herrmann; Carlton Fisk; Darrell Porter; Jim Sundberg Johnny Bench {1-8}; Jerry Grote {9}; Ted Simmons
1975 Thurman Munson {1-5}; Gene Tenace {6-9}; Bill Freehan Johnny Bench {1-9}; Manny Sanguillen
1976 Thurman Munson {1-4}; Carlton Fisk {5-9}; Butch Wynegar {PH 7} Johnny Bench {1-4}; Bob Boone {5-9}; Steve Swisher
1977 Carlton Fisk {1-5}; Butch Wynegar {6-9}; Thurman Munson {PH 9} Johnny Bench {1-3}; Ted Simmons {4-8}; John Stearns {9}
1978 Carlton Fisk {1-5}; Jim Sundberg {6-9}; Darrell Porter {PH 9}; Thurman Munson Ted Simmons {1-6}; Bob Boone {7-8}; Biff Pocoroba {9}; Johnny Bench
1979 Darrell Porter {1-6}; Brian Downing {7-9}; Jeff Newman Bob Boone {1-4}; Gary Carter {5-9}; Johnny Bench; Ted Simmons; John Stearns
1980 Carlton Fisk {1-4}; Darrell Porter {5-7}; Lance Parrish {8-9} Johnny Bench {1-3}; John Stearns {4-6}; Gary Carter {7-9}
1981 Carlton Fisk {1-6}; Bo Diaz {7-9}; Ted Simmons {PH 6} Gary Carter {1-6}; Bruce Benedict {7-9}; Terry Kennedy {PH 5}
1982 Carlton Fisk {1-4}; Lance Parrish {5-9} Gary Carter {1-5}; Tony Pena {PR, 6-8}; John Stearns {9}
1983 Ted Simmons {1-3}; Lance Parrish {4-8}; Bob Boone {9} Gary Carter {1-5}; Bruce Benedict {6-9}; Terry Kennedy
1984 Lance Parrish {1-4}; Jim Sundberg {5-9}; Dave Engle Gary Carter {1-6}; Jody Davis {7-8}; Tony Pena {9}; Bob Brenly {PH 6)
1985 Carlton Fisk {1-5}; Ernie Whitt {6-7}; Rich Gedman {8-9}; Lance Parrish Terry Kennedy {1-3}; Ozzie Virgil {4-6}; Tony Pena {7-9}; Gary Carter
1986 Lance Parrish {1-7}; Rich Gedman {8-9} Gary Carter {1-7}; Jody Davis {8-9}; Tony Pena {PR 9}
1987 Terry Kennedy {1-6}; Matt Nokes {7-13} Gary Carter {1-4}; Bo Diaz {6-7}; Ozzie Virgil {8-13}
1988 Terry Steinbach {1-5}; Tim Laudner {6-9} Gary Carter {1-7}; Lance Parrish {8-9}
1989 Terry Steinbach {1-6}; Mickey Tettleton {7-9} Benito Santiago {1-3}; Mike Scioscia {4-6}; Tony Pena {7-9}
1990 Sandy Alomar Jr. {1-6}; Lance Parrish {7-9} Benito Santiago {Injured}; Mike Scioscia {1-8}; Greg Olson {9}
1991 Sandy Alomar Jr. {1-4}; Carlton Fisk {5-9} Benito Santiago {1-6}; Craig Biggio {7-9}
1992 Sandy Alomar Jr. {1-5}; Ivan Rodriguez {6-9} Benito Santiago {1-4}; Darren Daulton {5-9}; Tom Pagnozzi {PH 8}
1993 Ivan Rodriguez {1-5}; Terry Steinbach {6-9} Darren Daulton {1-6}; Mike Piazza {7-9}
1994 Ivan Rodriguez {1-10}; Mickey Tettleton {PH 7} Mike Piazza {1-8}; Darren Fletcher {9-10)
1995 Ivan Rodriguez {1-7}; Mike Stanley {8-9} Mike Piazza {1-6}; Darren Daulton {7-9}
1996 Ivan Rodriguez {1-6}; Sandy Alomar Jr. {7-9}; Dan Wilson {PH 9} Mike Piazza {1-7}; Todd Hundley {8}; Jason Kendall {9}
1997 Ivan Rodriguez {1-5}; Sandy Alomar Jr. {6-9} Mike Piazza {1-3}; Javy Lopez {4-7}; Charles Johnson {8-9}; Todd Hundley
1998 Ivan Rodriguez {1-6}; Sandy Alomar Jr. {7-9} Mike Piazza {1-5}; Javy Lopez {6-9}; Jason Kendall {PH 9}
1999 Ivan Rodriguez {1-5}; Brad Ausmus {6-9} Mike Piazza {1-4}; Mike Lieberthal {5-7}, Dave Nilsson {8-9}
2000 Ivan Rodriguez {1-5}; Jorge Posada {6-9} Mike Piazza {Injured}; Jason Kendall {1-4}; Mike Lieberthal {5-9}; Joe Girardi
2001 Ivan Rodriguez {1-5}; Jorge Posada {6-9} Mike Piazza {1-4}; Charles Johnson {5-9}
2002 Jorge Posada {1-5}; A.J. Pierzynski {6-11} Mike Piazza {1-4}; Damian Miller {5-9}, Benito Santiago {10-11}
2003 Jorge Posada {1-5}; Ramon Hernandez {6-9}; Jason Varitek Javy Lopez {1-5}; Paul Lo Duca {6-9}
2004 Ivan Rodriguez {1-5}; Victor Martinez {6-9} Mike Piazza {1-4}; Johnny Estrada {5-8}; Paul LoDuca {9}
2005 Jason Varitek {1-5}; Ivan Rodriguez {6-9} Mike Piazza {1-4}; Paul LoDuca {5-9}
2006 Ivan Rodriguez {1-4}; Joe Mauer {5-9}; A.J. Pierzynski Paul LoDuca {1-5}; Brian McCann {6-9}
2007 Ivan Rodriguez {1-4}; Jorge Posada {5-9}; Victor Martinez {PH 8} Russell Martin {1-6}; Brian McCann {7-9}
2008 Joe Mauer {1-4}; Jason Varitek {5-6}; Dioner Navarro {7-15} Geovany Soto {1- }; Russell Martin { - }; Brian McCann { - }
2009 Joe Mauer {1-8}; Victor Martinez {9} Yadier Molina {1-7}; Brian McCann {8-9}
2010 Joe Mauer {1-5}; John Buck (6-9); Victor Martinez {DNP} Yadier Molina {1-4}; Brian McCann {5-9}
2011 Alex Avila {1-5}; Matt Wieters {6-9} Brian McCann {1-4}; Yadier Molina {5-8}; Miguel Montero {9}
2012 Mike Napoli {1-5}; Matt Wieters {6-9}; Joe Mauer {@1B 8-9} Buster Posey {1-5} Carlos Ruiz {6-9}; Yadier Molina

All-Star MVP's


1981 Gary Carter (Montreal Expos)
1984 Gary Carter (Montreal Expos)
1988 Terry Steinbach (Oakland A's)
1996 Mike Piazza (Los Angeles Dodgers)
1997 Sandy Alomar, Jr. (Cleveland Indians)
2010 Brian McCann (Atlanta Braves)


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