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Newark Eagles (NW2) 5 Atlanta Black Crackers (ATN) 4

Game played on Sunday, April 23, 1939 (D) at Ponce de Leon Park, Atlanta GA
Exhibition game

Newark Eagles                       0 0 1  0 0 0  2 2 0   -   5  7  2
Atlanta Black Crackers              0 0 0  0 0 0  4 0 0   -   4  7  4

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Charlie Biot cf                       4   1   2    2     1   1     2   0
Bucky Johnson 2b                      4   0   0    0     0   0     2   7
Willie Wells ss                       4   2   1    0     1   0     1   6
Fred Wilson rf                        5   0   2    0     0   0     1   0
Mule Suttles 1b                       3   0   0    0     2   0    10   1
Lennie Pearson 3b                     5   0   0    0     0   2     1   3
Joe Brown lf                          4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Johnny Hayes c                        4   1   1    0     0   1    10   1
Jimmy Hill p                          4   1   1    0     0   1     0   0
Totals                               37   5   7    2     4   5    27  18

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Lennie Pearson 2. 

BATTING -
2B:  Jimmy Hill. 
HBP:  Bucky Johnson. 
Team LOB:  10

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Charlie Biot, Willie Wells, Fred Wilson. 

Atlanta Black Crackers               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Sylvester Owens cf                    5   1   1    0     0   0     2   0
Spencer Davis 3b                      4   1   0    0     1   2     2   6
Oscar Boone c                         4   1   3    1     1   1     7   0
Donald Reeves rf                      5   1   2    2     0   1     0   0
Nish Williams 1b                      3   0   0    0     2   0    11   0
Jabbo Andrews lf                      4   0   0    0     0   2     1   0
Gabby Kemp 2b                         3   0   1    0     1   2     2   4
Tommy Butts ss                        3   0   0    0     1   0     2   6
Felix Evans p                         2   0   0    0     2   1     0   0
Totals                               33   4   7    3     8   9    27  16

FIELDING -
E: 4.  Spencer Davis, Nish Williams, Gabby Kemp 2. 

BATTING -
2B:  Oscar Boone, Donald Reeves 2. 
IW:  Nish Williams. 
Team LOB:  10

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Gabby Kemp. 

PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jimmy Hill W                         9       7   4    3   8   9   0  41
Totals                               9       7   4    3   8   9   0  41

IW:  Jimmy Hill. 

Atlanta Black Crackers               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Felix Evans L                        9       7   5    2   4   5   0  42
Totals                               9       7   5    2   4   5   0  42

HBP:  Felix Evans. 


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Umpires: HP - Lewis Means, 1B - B.T. Harvey

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 3000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 4/23/1939 -- Newark Eagles at Atlanta Black
Crackers (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Newark                        Atlanta                       
1. C.Biot              cf        S.Owens             cf        
2. B.Johnson           2b        S.Davis             3b        
3. W.Wells             ss        O.Boone             c         
4. F.Wilson            rf        D.Reeves            rf        
5. M.Suttles           1b        N.Williams          1b        
6. L.Pearson           3b        J.Andrews           lf        
7. J.Brown             lf        G.Kemp              2b        
8. J.Hayes             c         T.Butts             ss        
9. J.Hill              p         F.Evans             p         

EAGLES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; C.Biot singled; C.Biot stole second; B.Johnson out on
unknown play; W.Wells walked; F.Wilson out on unknown play;
M.Suttles walked [C.Biot to third, W.Wells to second]; L.Pearson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Eagles 0, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 1ST: S.Owens out on unknown play; S.Davis struck
out; O.Boone walked; D.Reeves struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Eagles 0, Black Crackers 0.

EAGLES 2ND: J.Brown out on unknown play; J.Hayes struck out;
J.Hill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 0, Black
Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 2ND: N.Williams out on unknown play; J.Andrews
struck out; G.Kemp singled; G.Kemp stole second; T.Butts walked;
F.Evans struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 0, Black
Crackers 0.

EAGLES 3RD: C.Biot struck out; B.Johnson out on unknown play;
W.Wells singled; W.Wells stole second; F.Wilson singled to
second base [W.Wells scored (unearned) (no RBI) (error by
G.Kemp)]; M.Suttles grounded out (S.Davis to N.Williams); 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 1, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 3RD: S.Owens out on unknown play; S.Davis struck
out; O.Boone doubled; D.Reeves out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 1, Black Crackers 0.

EAGLES 4TH: L.Pearson reached on an error [L.Pearson to first
(error by N.Williams; assist by G.Kemp)]; J.Brown out on unknown
play; J.Hayes out on unknown play; J.Hill out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 1, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 4TH: N.Williams walked; J.Andrews struck out;
G.Kemp walked [N.Williams to second]; T.Butts out on unknown
play; F.Evans out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles
1, Black Crackers 0.

EAGLES 5TH: C.Biot out on unknown play; B.Johnson was hit by a
pitch; W.Wells out on unknown play; F.Wilson out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 1, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 5TH: S.Owens out on unknown play; S.Davis out on
unknown play; O.Boone singled to third base [O.Boone to second
(error by L.Pearson)]; D.Reeves out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 1, Black Crackers 0.

EAGLES 6TH: M.Suttles grounded out (S.Davis to N.Williams);
L.Pearson out on unknown play; J.Brown reached on an error by
G.Kemp [J.Brown to first]; J.Hayes out on unknown play; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 1, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 6TH: N.Williams out on unknown play; J.Andrews
out on unknown play; G.Kemp struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 1, Black Crackers 0.

EAGLES 7TH: J.Hill grounded out (T.Butts to N.Williams); C.Biot
walked; B.Johnson flied to unknown fielder; W.Wells reached on
an error by S.Davis [C.Biot scored (unearned) (no RBI), W.Wells
scored (unearned)]; F.Wilson singled; F.Wilson stole second;
M.Suttles walked; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 1 R (-1 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 3, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 7TH: T.Butts grounded out (B.Johnson to
M.Suttles); F.Evans walked; S.Owens forced F.Evans (W.Wells to
B.Johnson) [S.Owens to first]; S.Davis walked [S.Owens to
second]; O.Boone singled to center field [S.Owens scored,
S.Davis to third, O.Boone to second (on throw)]; D.Reeves
doubled to right-center [S.Davis scored, O.Boone scored];
N.Williams was walked intentionally; J.Andrews reached on an
error by L.Pearson (M.Suttles to J.Hayes to L.Pearson) [D.Reeves
scored (unearned) (no RBI), N.Williams out at third, J.Andrews
to first]; 4 R (3 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 3, Black
Crackers 4.

EAGLES 8TH: J.Brown popped to S.Davis; J.Hayes singled to right
field; J.Hill doubled to left field [J.Hayes to third]; C.Biot
singled to center field [J.Hayes scored, J.Hill scored];
B.Johnson out on unknown play; W.Wells out on unknown play; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 5, Black Crackers 4.

BLACK CRACKERS 8TH: G.Kemp struck out; T.Butts grounded out
(B.Johnson to M.Suttles); F.Evans walked; S.Owens singled to
left field [F.Evans to second]; S.Davis flied to C.Biot; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 5, Black Crackers 4.

EAGLES 9TH: F.Wilson flied to S.Owens; M.Suttles popped to
T.Butts; L.Pearson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 5,
Black Crackers 4.

BLACK CRACKERS 9TH: O.Boone struck out; D.Reeves doubled to
right field; N.Williams popped to B.Johnson; D.Reeves was picked
off second (W.Wells unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles
5, Black Crackers 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Eagles           5   7   2  10
 Black Crackers   4   7   4  10


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