The 1984 MLB All-Star Game, played at San Francisco's Candlestick Park, was the 55th midseason contest between the two leagues. Behind the strong pitching of Dwight Gooden and Fernando Valenzuela, the NL cruised to a 3-1 victory. SI was on hand to shoot the action and here are some never-before-seen photos from the game.
Goose Gossage acknowledges the crowd during the introduction of the lineups.
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Buddy Bell, Alvin Davis, Rickey Henderson and Don Mattingly
Buddy Bell, Alvin Davis, Rickey Henderson, Don Mattingly and others pose during the starting lineups.
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George Brett and Buddy Bell
George Brett and Buddy Bell exchange a laugh before the game.
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Giants legend Carl Hubbel throws out the ceremonial first pitch.
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Dale Murphy knocks in Steve Garvey with a first inning single to give the NL a 1-0 lead.
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Chet Lemon and Steve Garvey
Chet Lemon is picked off at first base by NL pitcher Charlie Lea in the first inning.
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Ozzie Smith and Gary Carter
Ozzie Smith congratulates Gary Carter after the Expos catcher homered in the second inning.
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Ozzie Smith and Andre Dawson
Ozzie Smith nearly collides with Andre Dawson as the two track down a pop-up in the third inning.
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Fernando Valenzuela throws a pitch in the third inning. The Dodgers ace threw two innings, giving up three hits and no runs.
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Ryne Sandberg and Lou Whitaker
Ryne Sanberg slides under the tag of Lou Whitaker as he steals a base in the third inning.
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Reggie Jackson takes a big cut, but comes up empty in this fourth inning at bat.
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Mario Soto uncorks a pitch in the seventh inning. The Reds hurler threw two scoreless innings for the National League.
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Ozzie Smith hustles out a ground ball to second base. Smith went hitless in the game in three at bats.
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Dave Winfield takes a swing. The Yankee slugger went 1-4 on the day.
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Good Gossage, Tony Pena, Keith Hernandez and Tim Wallach
Good Gossage is congratulated by teammates Tony Pena, Keith Hernandez and Tim Wallach after pitching a scoreless ninth inning to earn a save.
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