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Homestead Grays (HOM) 4 Atlanta Black Crackers (ATN) 1

Game played on Sunday, April 24, 1938 (D) at Ponce de Leon Park, Atlanta GA
Exhibition game

Homestead Grays                     0 0 0  1 1 0  2 0 0   -   4 12  0
Atlanta Black Crackers              0 0 1  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   1  8  3

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jerry Benjamin cf                     4   0   0    0     1   0     2   0
Matt Carlisle 2b                      5   1   2    0     0   0     5   3
Vic Harris lf                         4   1   1    0     1   0     1   0
Josh Gibson c                         5   2   3    1     0   0     4   1
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   0   1    2     1   0    13   1
Jim Williams rf                       5   0   3    1     0   0     1   1
Bub Miller 3b                         5   0   1    0     0   2     1   1
Jelly Jackson ss                      5   0   0    0     0   0     0   5
Roy Welmaker p                        1   0   1    0     0   0     0   1
  Ray Brown p                         3   0   0    0     0   1     0   4
Totals                               41   4  12    4     3   3    27  17

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Matt Carlisle 2, Buck Leonard 2, Jelly Jackson. 

BATTING -
2B:  Josh Gibson, Jim Williams. 
Team LOB:  13

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Matt Carlisle, Josh Gibson. 
CS:  Jim Williams. 

Atlanta Black Crackers               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Gabby Kemp 2b                         4   0   1    0     0   0     1   2
Flit Holliday lf                      4   0   2    1     0   0     4   0
Red Hadley cf                         3   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
  Jim Canada ph                       1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Don Pelham ss                         4   0   0    0     0   0     4   3
Joe Greene c                          4   0   1    0     0   2     3   1
Hap Glenn 3b                          2   0   1    0     1   0     0   1
Red Moore 1b                          3   0   1    0     0   0    11   2
Edgar Pope rf                         3   0   1    0     0   0     2   0
Bo Mitchell p                         1   1   1    0     0   0     1   2
  Donald Reeves ph                    1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Eddie Dixon p                       0   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
  Red Howard p                        0   0   0    0     1   0     0   0
Totals                               30   1   8    1     2   2    27  12

FIELDING -
E: 3.  Don Pelham 2, Hap Glenn. 

BATTING -
GDP:  Flit Holliday, Red Moore. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Flit Holliday. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Roy Welmaker                         3.1     5   1    1   1   0   0  13
Ray Brown W                          5.2     3   0    0   1   2   0  19
Totals                               9       8   1    1   2   2   0  32


Atlanta Black Crackers               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bo Mitchell L                        5       6   2    2   1   2   0  23
Eddie Dixon                          2       4   2    0   1   0   0  12
Red Howard                           2       2   0    0   1   1   0  9
Totals                               9      12   4    2   3   3   0  44



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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 5000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 4/24/1938 -- Homestead Grays at Atlanta Black
Crackers (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Atlanta                       
1. J.Benjamin          cf        G.Kemp              2b        
2. M.Carlisle          2b        F.Holliday          lf        
3. V.Harris            lf        R.Hadley            cf        
4. J.Gibson            c         D.Pelham            ss        
5. B.Leonard           1b        J.Greene            c         
6. J.Williams          rf        H.Glenn             3b        
7. B.Miller            3b        R.Moore             1b        
8. J.Jackson           ss        E.Pope              rf        
9. R.Welmaker          p         B.Mitchell          p         

GRAYS 1ST: J.Benjamin grounded out (B.Mitchell to R.Moore);
M.Carlisle grounded out (G.Kemp to R.Moore); V.Harris grounded
out (R.Moore unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 0, Black
Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 1ST: G.Kemp flied to J.Williams; F.Holliday
grounded out (J.Jackson to B.Leonard); R.Hadley grounded out
(M.Carlisle to B.Leonard); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 0, Black
Crackers 0.

GRAYS 2ND: J.Gibson reached on an error by D.Pelham [J.Gibson
to first]; B.Leonard forced J.Gibson (R.Moore to D.Pelham)
[B.Leonard to first]; J.Williams forced B.Leonard (H.Glenn to
D.Pelham) [J.Williams to first]; B.Miller struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 2ND: D.Pelham grounded out (J.Jackson to
B.Leonard); J.Greene singled to center field; H.Glenn walked
[J.Greene to second]; R.Moore grounded into a double play
(J.Jackson to M.Carlisle to B.Leonard) [H.Glenn out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Crackers 0.

GRAYS 3RD: J.Jackson grounded out (D.Pelham to R.Moore); On a
bunt R.Welmaker singled; J.Benjamin grounded out (B.Mitchell to
R.Moore) [R.Welmaker to second]; M.Carlisle singled to shortstop
[R.Welmaker to third]; V.Harris popped to D.Pelham; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 3RD: E.Pope singled to shortstop; E.Pope was
picked off first (R.Welmaker to B.Leonard); B.Mitchell singled
to right field; G.Kemp singled to center field [B.Mitchell to
second]; F.Holliday singled to right field (J.Williams to
J.Gibson) [B.Mitchell scored, G.Kemp out at home]; R.Hadley
popped to M.Carlisle; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Black
Crackers 1.

GRAYS 4TH: J.Gibson singled to center field; B.Leonard flied to
E.Pope; J.Gibson stole second; J.Williams doubled to left field
[J.Gibson scored]; B.Miller flied to E.Pope [J.Williams to
third]; J.Jackson grounded out (R.Moore to B.Mitchell); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 4TH: D.Pelham popped to B.Leonard in foul
territory; R.BROWN REPLACED R.WELMAKER (PITCHING); J.Greene
lined to J.Benjamin; H.Glenn grounded out (J.Jackson to
B.Leonard); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 1, Black Crackers 1.

GRAYS 5TH: R.Brown struck out; J.Benjamin popped to R.Moore;
M.Carlisle singled to left field; M.Carlisle stole second;
V.Harris walked; J.Gibson singled to left field [M.Carlisle
scored, V.Harris to second]; B.Leonard flied to F.Holliday; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 2, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 5TH: R.Moore singled to left field; E.Pope
grounded out (R.Brown to B.Leonard) [R.Moore to second];
D.REEVES BATTED FOR B.MITCHELL; D.Reeves flied to V.Harris;
G.Kemp grounded out (R.Brown to B.Leonard); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Grays 2, Black Crackers 1.

GRAYS 6TH: E.DIXON REPLACED D.REEVES (PITCHING); J.Williams
singled to left field; J.Williams was caught stealing second
(J.Greene to D.Pelham); B.Miller singled to center field;
J.Jackson reached on an error by H.Glenn [B.Miller to second,
J.Jackson to first]; R.Brown grounded out (G.Kemp to R.Moore)
[B.Miller to third, J.Jackson to second]; J.Benjamin walked;
M.Carlisle grounded out (E.Dixon to R.Moore); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Grays 2, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 6TH: F.Holliday singled to center field;
R.Hadley grounded out (R.Brown to B.Leonard) [F.Holliday to
second]; D.Pelham grounded out (R.Brown to B.Leonard);
F.Holliday was caught stealing third (J.Gibson to B.Miller); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 2, Black Crackers 1.

GRAYS 7TH: V.Harris singled to right field; J.Gibson reached on
a fielder's choice [V.Harris to third (error by D.Pelham),
J.Gibson to second]; B.Leonard singled to center field [V.Harris
scored (unearned), J.Gibson scored (unearned), B.Leonard to
second (on throw)]; J.Williams lined to F.Holliday; B.Miller
popped to R.Moore; J.Jackson grounded out (D.Pelham to R.Moore);
2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 4, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 7TH: J.Greene struck out; H.Glenn singled to
center field; R.Moore forced H.Glenn (B.Miller to M.Carlisle)
[R.Moore to first]; E.Pope popped to B.Leonard; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Grays 4, Black Crackers 1.

GRAYS 8TH: R.HOWARD REPLACED E.DIXON (PITCHING); R.Brown flied
to R.Hadley; J.Benjamin flied to F.Holliday; M.Carlisle grounded
out (D.Pelham to R.Moore); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 4, Black
Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 8TH: R.Howard walked; G.Kemp forced R.Howard
(J.Jackson to M.Carlisle) [G.Kemp to first]; F.Holliday grounded
into a double play (B.Leonard to M.Carlisle to B.Leonard)
[G.Kemp out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 4, Black
Crackers 1.

GRAYS 9TH: V.Harris flied to F.Holliday; J.Gibson doubled to
left field; B.Leonard walked; J.Williams singled to shortstop
[J.Gibson to third, B.Leonard to second]; B.Miller struck out;
J.Jackson popped to G.Kemp; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 4,
Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 9TH: J.CANADA BATTED FOR R.HADLEY; J.Canada
flied to J.Benjamin; D.Pelham popped to J.Gibson in foul
territory; J.Greene struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 4,
Black Crackers 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            4  12   0  13
 Black Crackers   1   8   3   4


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