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Newark Eagles (NW2) 11 Atlanta Black Crackers (ATN) 0

Game played on Thursday, April 27, 1939 (N) at Luther Williams Park, Macon GA
Exhibition game

Atlanta Black Crackers              0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0  -   0  5  2
Newark Eagles                       0 0 0  4 4 3  0 x  -  11 13  0

BATTING

Atlanta Black Crackers               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Bill Cooper 1b                        3   0   1    0     1         5   0
Spencer Davis 3b                      3   0   1    0     0         0   0
Oscar Boone c                         3   0   0    0     0         5   0
Donald Reeves rf                      3   0   1    0     0         1   0
Jabbo Andrews lf                      3   0   1    0     0         3   0
Gabby Kemp 2b                         3   0   0    0     0         2   1
Sylvester Owens cf                    2   0   0    0     1         3   0
Tommy Butts ss                        1   0   0    0     0         1   1
  Horatio Lamar ph, ss                2   0   0    0     0         1   0
Eddie Dixon p                         2   0   1    0     0         0   0
  Felix Evans p                       1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               26   0   5    0     2   7    21   2

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Bill Cooper, Gabby Kemp, Tommy Butts. 
E: 2.  Bill Cooper, Felix Evans. 

BATTING -
SH:  Spencer Davis. 
GDP:  Gabby Kemp. 
Team LOB:  5

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Sylvester Owens. 

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Charlie Biot cf                       4   2   2    0     0         2   0
Bucky Johnson 2b                      4   1   2    0     0         1   1
Willie Wells ss                       3   3   2    1     1         2   1
Fred Wilson rf                        2   3   1    1     2         0   0
Mule Suttles 1b                       4   2   4    5     0         9   0
Lennie Pearson 3b                     4   0   0    2     0         1   0
Joe Brown lf                          4   0   1    0     0         0   0
Johnny Hayes c                        4   0   1    1     0         9   0
James Brown p                         3   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Bob Evans ph, p                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               33  11  13   10     3   5    24   2

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Bucky Johnson, Willie Wells, Mule Suttles. 

BATTING -
2B:  Charlie Biot, Mule Suttles. 
3B:  Mule Suttles 2. 
GDP:  Bucky Johnson. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Willie Wells. 

PITCHING

Atlanta Black Crackers               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Eddie Dixon L                        4.1     6   6    6   2   5   0  21
Felix Evans                          2.2     7   5    5   1   0   0  15
Totals                               7      13  11   11   3   5   0  36


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
James Brown W                        7       4   0    0   2   7   0  25
Bob Evans SV                         1       1   0    0   0   0   0  4
Totals                               8       5   0    0   2   7   0  29



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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP -  Prince, 1B -  Floyd

Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Thursday, 4/27/1939 -- Atlanta Black Crackers at Newark
Eagles (N)

Starting Lineups:

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

BLACK CRACKERS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; B.Cooper walked; S.Davis out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [B.Cooper to second]; O.Boone out on
unknown play; D.Reeves out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: C.Biot reached on an error by B.Cooper [C.Biot to
first]; B.Johnson grounded into a double play (T.Butts to G.Kemp
to B.Cooper) [C.Biot out at second]; W.Wells out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 2ND: J.Andrews singled; G.Kemp grounded into a
double play (B.Johnson to W.Wells to M.Suttles) [J.Andrews out
at second]; S.Owens out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Black Crackers 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 2ND: F.Wilson out on unknown play; M.Suttles singled;
L.Pearson out on unknown play; J.Brown out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 0.

BLACK CRACKERS 3RD: T.Butts out on unknown play; E.Dixon
singled; B.Cooper out on unknown play; S.Davis singled [E.Dixon
to second]; O.Boone out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Black Crackers 0, Eagles 0.

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

BLACK CRACKERS 4TH: D.Reeves singled; J.Andrews out on unknown
play; G.Kemp out on unknown play; S.Owens out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 4TH: B.Johnson singled; W.Wells walked [B.Johnson to
second]; F.Wilson walked [B.Johnson to third, W.Wells to
second]; M.Suttles doubled to center field [B.Johnson scored,
W.Wells scored, F.Wilson to third]; L.Pearson out on unknown
play [F.Wilson scored]; J.Brown out on unknown play; J.Hayes
singled [M.Suttles scored]; J.Brown out on unknown play; 4 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 4.

BLACK CRACKERS 5TH: H.LAMAR BATTED FOR T.BUTTS; H.Lamar out on
unknown play; E.Dixon out on unknown play; B.Cooper out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 5TH: H.LAMAR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); C.Biot
singled; B.Johnson out on unknown play; W.Wells singled [C.Biot
to third]; F.EVANS REPLACED E.DIXON (PITCHING); W.Wells stole
second; F.Wilson singled [C.Biot scored, W.Wells scored (no RBI)
(error by F.Evans)]; M.Suttles tripled to center field [F.Wilson
scored]; L.Pearson out on unknown play [M.Suttles scored];
J.Brown singled; J.Hayes out on unknown play; 4 R, 5 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 8.

BLACK CRACKERS 6TH: S.Davis out on unknown play; O.Boone out on
unknown play; D.Reeves out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 8.

EAGLES 6TH: J.Brown out on unknown play; C.Biot doubled;
B.Johnson singled [C.Biot to third]; W.Wells singled (unknown
fielder) [C.Biot scored, B.Johnson out at third]; F.Wilson
walked [W.Wells to second]; M.Suttles tripled to left-center
[W.Wells scored, F.Wilson scored]; L.Pearson out on unknown
play; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 11.

BLACK CRACKERS 7TH: J.Andrews out on unknown play; G.Kemp out
on unknown play; S.Owens walked; S.Owens was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Crackers
0, Eagles 11.

EAGLES 7TH: J.Brown out on unknown play; J.Hayes out on unknown
play; B.EVANS BATTED FOR J.BROWN; B.Evans out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Crackers 0, Eagles 11.

BLACK CRACKERS 8TH: B.EVANS STAYED IN GAME (PITCHING); H.Lamar
out on unknown play; F.Evans out on unknown play; B.Cooper
singled; S.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Black Crackers 0, Eagles 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Crackers   0   5   2   5
 Eagles          11  13   0   4


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