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1945 Negro League World Series: Cleveland Buckeyes (NAL) def. Homestead Grays (NAL), 4 games to 0

The 1945 Negro League World Series matched up the Cleveland Buckeyes (CVB) of the Negro American League and the Homestead Grays (HOM) of the Negro National League. This was the Grays' fourth consecutive World Series appearance.



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

September 13, 1945 at Cleveland Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio
HOM  000 000 001   1  6  1
CVB  000 000 11x   2  6  0
WP: W. Jefferson, LP: Welmaker
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September 16, 1945 at League Park, Cleveland, Ohio
HOM  000 110 000   2  7  1
CVB  000 000 202   4  8  0
WP: Bremer, LP: Wright
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September 18, 1945 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.
CVB  003 000 001   4  7  0
HOM  000 000 000   0  3  2
WP: G. Jefferson, LP: Welmaker
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September 20, 1945 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CVB  200 100 200   5 10  0
HOM  000 000 000   0  4  2
WP: Carswell, LP: Brown
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