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VITAL STATISTICS
Red Smith
July 11, 1955
EVENT: 22nd All-Star Game
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July 11, 1955

Vital Statistics

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EVENT: 22nd All-Star Game

PLACE: Milwaukee County Stadium

DATE: Tuesday, July 12

GAME TIME: 1:30 p.m., Central Standard Time

TRANSPORTATION: By automobile—Wisconsin Ave. to Blue-mound Road directly to main entrance; by bus—Stadium Special direct to Stadium from Wisconsin Ave.; by trolley—No. 10 Wells St. car to within two blocks of Stadium.

BROADCAST: Air time 1:15 p.m., C.S.T. for 60 million radio (Mutual) and television ( NBC) audience.

RECORDS: American League leads series 13-8. Largest crowd: 69,812 at Cleveland's Municipal Stadium, 1935. Highest net gate receipts: $259,204, Municipal Stadium, 1954.

PROCEEDS: Net receipts from ticket sales (45,000 tickets priced from $1.50 to $7.50) and $110,000 radio and TV rights go into Central Fund, which pays big part of players' annuity plan. Total receipts to date: $1,481,126.

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