On This Date 7/7/1937
Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the first President to attend the All-Star Game, as the game is played at Washington’s Griffith Stadium. The American League continues to reign supreme in the All-Star Game, winning for the fourth time in the first five years by a score of 8-3. The hitting star for the Americans is Lou Gehrig, the pride of the New York Yankees, who goes 2-for-4 with a double and a home run, driving in four runs. While on the National side, Joe Medwick of the St. Louis Cardinals stars with four hits.