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Newark Eagles (NW2) 8 Atlanta Black Crackers (ATN) 4

Game played on Monday, April 24, 1939 (D) at Rickwood Field , Birmingham AL
Exhibition game

Newark Eagles                       3 0 3  1 0 1  0 0 0   -   8 13  1
Atlanta Black Crackers              0 1 0  0 0 0  0 1 2   -   4  8  5

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Charlie Biot cf                       5   1   2    1     1   0     1   0
Bucky Johnson 2b                      4   2   1    0     2   0     1   3
Willie Wells ss                       5   1   0    0     0   0     3   8
Fred Wilson rf                        5   1   3    1     0   0     1   0
Mule Suttles 1b                       5   1   4    4     0   0    15   0
Lennie Pearson 3b                     5   1   1    1     0   0     1   2
Joe Brown lf                          4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Johnny Hayes c                        5   1   1    0     0   0     4   0
Johnny Wright p                       4   0   1    0     0   0     0   4
Totals                               42   8  13    7     3   0    27  17

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Bucky Johnson. 

BATTING -
2B:  Charlie Biot, Bucky Johnson, Fred Wilson, Mule Suttles. 
3B:  Lennie Pearson. 
SH:  Johnny Wright. 
HBP:  Joe Brown. 
Team LOB:  12


Atlanta Black Crackers               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Sylvester Owens cf                    5   1   1    0     0   0     3   0
Spencer Davis 1b                      4   0   2    0     1   0     8   0
Oscar Boone c                         4   0   2    1     0   0     8   0
Donald Reeves rf                      4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Jabbo Andrews lf                      4   1   2    1     0   0     2   1
Gabby Kemp 3b                         3   1   0    0     1   0     3   1
Horatio Lamar 2b                      4   1   1    1     0   0     1   2
Tommy Butts ss                        4   0   0    1     0   0     2   4
Claude Hayslett p                     2   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Lefty Richbourg p                   1   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
  Eddie Dixon ph                      1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               36   4   8    4     2   0    27   9

FIELDING -
E: 5.  Spencer Davis 2, Donald Reeves 2, Tommy Butts. 

BATTING -
2B:  Sylvester Owens. 
3B:  Jabbo Andrews, Horatio Lamar. 
HR:  Jabbo Andrews. 
Team LOB:  7


PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Johnny Wright W                      9       8   4    4   2   0   1  38
Totals                               9       8   4    4   2   0   1  38


Atlanta Black Crackers               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Claude Hayslett L                    6      10   8    6   3   0   0  32
Lefty Richbourg                      3       3   0    0   0   0   0  15
Totals                               9      13   8    6   3   0   0  47

HBP:  Lefty Richbourg. 


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Umpires: HP - Poindexter Williams, 1B -  Cooley

Time of Game: 1:42   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Monday, 4/24/1939 -- Newark Eagles at Atlanta Black
Crackers (D)

Starting Lineups:

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

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

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

EAGLES 2ND: J.Hayes out on unknown play; J.Wright out on
unknown play; C.Biot out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 3, Black Crackers 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 2ND: J.Andrews homered; G.Kemp out on unknown
play; H.Lamar out on unknown play; T.Butts out on unknown play;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 3, Black Crackers 1.

EAGLES 3RD: B.Johnson doubled; W.Wells out on unknown play;
F.Wilson out on unknown play; M.Suttles singled [B.Johnson
scored]; L.Pearson tripled to right field [M.Suttles scored,
L.Pearson scored (unearned) (error by D.Reeves)]; J.Brown out on
unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 6, Black
Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 3RD: C.Hayslett out on unknown play; S.Owens out
on unknown play; S.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 6, Black Crackers 1.

EAGLES 4TH: J.Hayes singled; J.Wright out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [J.Hayes to second]; C.Biot singled [J.Hayes
scored]; B.Johnson walked [C.Biot to second]; W.Wells out on
unknown play; F.Wilson out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Eagles 7, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 4TH: O.Boone out on unknown play; D.Reeves out
on unknown play; J.Andrews tripled; G.Kemp out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 7, Black Crackers 1.

EAGLES 5TH: M.Suttles singled to right field [M.Suttles to
second (error by D.Reeves)]; L.Pearson out on unknown play;
J.Brown out on unknown play; J.Hayes out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 7, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 5TH: H.Lamar out on unknown play; T.Butts out on
unknown play; C.Hayslett out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 7, Black Crackers 1.

EAGLES 6TH: J.Wright out on unknown play; C.Biot walked;
B.Johnson reached on an error by S.Davis [C.Biot to second,
B.Johnson to first]; W.Wells out on unknown play; F.Wilson
doubled [C.Biot scored (unearned), B.Johnson to third];
M.Suttles out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 8, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 6TH: S.Owens out on unknown play; S.Davis
walked; O.Boone singled [S.Davis to second]; D.Reeves out on
unknown play; J.Andrews out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Eagles 8, Black Crackers 1.

EAGLES 7TH: L.RICHBOURG REPLACED C.HAYSLETT (PITCHING);
L.Pearson reached on an error by T.Butts [L.Pearson to first];
J.Brown reached on an error by S.Davis [L.Pearson to second,
J.Brown to first]; J.Hayes out on unknown play; J.Wright out on
unknown play; C.Biot out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 8, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 7TH: G.Kemp out on unknown play; H.Lamar out on
unknown play; T.Butts out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Eagles 8, Black Crackers 1.

EAGLES 8TH: B.Johnson out on unknown play; W.Wells out on
unknown play; F.Wilson singled; M.Suttles singled [F.Wilson to
second]; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 8, Black Crackers 1.

BLACK CRACKERS 8TH: L.Richbourg out on unknown play; S.Owens
doubled; S.Davis singled [S.Owens to third]; O.Boone singled
[S.Owens scored, S.Davis to second]; D.Reeves out on unknown
play; J.Andrews out on unknown play; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 8, Black Crackers 2.

EAGLES 9TH: J.Brown was hit by a pitch; J.Hayes out on unknown
play; J.Wright singled [J.Brown to second]; C.Biot out on
unknown play; B.Johnson out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Eagles 8, Black Crackers 2.

BLACK CRACKERS 9TH: G.Kemp walked; H.Lamar tripled [G.Kemp
scored]; T.Butts reached on an error by B.Johnson [H.Lamar
scored, T.Butts to first]; E.DIXON BATTED FOR L.RICHBOURG;
E.Dixon out on unknown play; S.Owens out on unknown play;
S.Davis out on unknown play; 2 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 8,
Black Crackers 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Eagles           8  13   1  12
 Black Crackers   4   8   5   7


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