What is All-Star Baseball

Cadaco All-Star Baseball

Cadaco All-Star Baseball: Johnny Podres (Edited from Wikipedia) Cadaco All-Star Baseball is one of the most popular baseball board games of the last sixty years, and has been honored as one of the fifty most influential American board games of all time. It was manufactured by Cadaco-Ellis and designed by baseball player Ethan Allen (1904-1993)… The game first appeared in 1941. It was the best-selling baseball board game of all time.

The game board for All-Star Baseball has two spinners on top of a diagram of a baseball field (see picture above)… Each circular player card is the equivalent of a pie chart that breaks up the actual percentage chance each player had of hitting a single, double, triple, homerun, walk, groundout, flyout or strikeout. The card is placed on a spinner, which is then spun. Once the spinner came to rest between two lines, the number for that section defined what happened to that batter.

The game also incorporates stolen bases, defense and many other attributes of baseball, but the spinning of the players is basically the game.

This is what the numbers on the disc mean:

# 1 Home Run
# 2 Ground out
# 3 Fly out
# 4 Fly out
# 5 Triple
# 6 Ground out
# 7 Single
# 8 Fly out
# 9 Walk
# 10 Strikeout
# 11 Double
# 12 Ground out
# 13 Single
# 14 Fly out

3 Responses to What is All-Star Baseball

  1. Jerry greene says:

    Can I get pitchers spinners from the 40’s and50’s?

  2. Thomas Todd says:

    Are there any all-star baseball leagues in the Mesa Arizona area

    • charlie says:

      Hello is there anyone out there that still plays this game I used to play for years lost my games to a flood and recently just got back into it

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