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1943 Negro League World Series: Homestead Grays (NNL) def. Birmingham Black Barons (NAL), 4-3-1

The 1943 Negro League World Series matched up the Homestead Grays (HOM) of the Negro National League against the Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) of the Negro American League.



Play-by-play accounts are deduced from newspaper game stories and box scores and may contain some uncertainties.

September 21, 1943 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.
BIR  200 100 100   4 11  0
HOM  100 000 001   2  5  3
WP: Saylor, LP: Wright
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September 23, 1943 at Bugle Field, Baltimore, Maryland
BIR  000 202 010 000   5 12  4
HOM  002 000 201 000   5 12  1
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September 24, 1943 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.
BIR  000 003 000 00   3  5  4
HOM  030 000 000 01   4  9  2
WP: Brown, LP: Markham
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September 26, 1943 at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois
HOM  011 016 000   9 10  0
BIR  000 000 000   0  5  3
WP: Wright, LP: McKinnis
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September 28, 1943 at Red Bird Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
HOM  020 220 040  10 11  3
BIR  100 140 500  11 16  1
WP: Saylor, LP: Partlow
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September 29, 1943 at Victory Field, Indianapolis, Indiana
HOM  000 120 500   8  8  1
BIR  000 000 000   0  8  4
WP: Wright, LP: Markham
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Newspaper coverage insufficient to generate deduced play-by-play account.


October 3, 1943 at Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama
HOM  000 000 000 00   0  8  1
BIR  000 000 000 01   1 10  1
WP: Markham, LP: Partlow
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October 5, 1943 at Crampton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
HOM  100 001 042   8 12  2
BIR  002 011 000   4  8  4
WP: Brown, LP: Saylor
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After completing the best-of-seven World Series, the Grays and Black Barons played two additional exhibition games against each other in Birmingham.

October 7, 1943 at Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama
HOM  020 000 000   2  7  2
BIR  000 111 30x   6 12  3
WP: Jessup, LP: Partlow
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October 10, 1943 at Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama
HOM  330 120 000   9 14  2
BIR  001 300 000   4  9  5
WP: Carter, LP: Huber
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