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Newark Eagles (NW2) 12 New York Black Yankees (NY5) 2

Game played on Sunday, July 16, 1939 (D) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

New York Black Yankees              0 0 0  0 2 0  0 0 0   -   2  6  2
Newark Eagles                       3 0 1  2 0 4  0 2 x   -  12 17  0

BATTING

New York Black Yankees               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Goose Curry cf                        3   1   3    0     2         0   0
Flash Miller ss                       1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Ameal Brooks ph                     1   0   1    1     0         0   0
  Ralph Burgin 3b                     2   0   0    0     0         0   0
Walter Cannady 3b, ss                 4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  4   0   1    1     0         0   0
Zollie Wright rf                      4   0   0    0     0         0   0
David Campbell 2b                     4   0   1    0     0         0   0
Marvin Barker lf                      3   0   0    0     1         0   0
Bob Clarke c                          3   0   0    0     1         0   0
Bill Holland p                        2   1   0    0     1         0   0
  Charlie Biot ph                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               32   2   6    2     5   4    24   0

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Walter Cannady 2. 

BATTING -
SH:  Flash Miller. 
Team LOB:  9


Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Willie Wells ss                       5   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Dick Seay 2b                          5   2   2    0     0   0     0   0
Ed Stone rf                           5   3   3    1     0   0     0   0
Mule Suttles 1b                       4   1   2    3     1   0     0   0
Fred Wilson lf                        1   0   0    1     0   0     0   0
  Lennie Pearson ph, lf               4   3   3    0     0   0     0   0
Monte Irvin cf                        4   1   3    5     1   0     0   0
Johnny Hayes c                        5   1   1    1     0   0     0   0
Vernon Riddick 3b                     5   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Leon Day p                            4   0   2    1     0   0     0   0
Totals                               42  12  17   12     2   0    27   0


BATTING -
HR:  Mule Suttles, Monte Irvin. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

New York Black Yankees               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Holland L                       8      17  12   12   2   0   2  44
Totals                               8      17  12   12   2   0   2  44


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Leon Day W                           9       6   2    2   5   4   0  38
Totals                               9       6   2    2   5   4   0  38



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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 7/16/1939, game 1 -- New York Black Yankees at
Newark Eagles (D)

Starting Lineups:

   New York                      Newark                        
1. G.Curry             cf        W.Wells             ss        
2. F.Miller            ss        D.Seay              2b        
3. W.Cannady           3b        E.Stone             rf        
4. J.Washington        1b        M.Suttles           1b        
5. Z.Wright            rf        F.Wilson            lf        
6. D.Campbell          2b        M.Irvin             cf        
7. M.Barker            lf        J.Hayes             c         
8. B.Clarke            c         V.Riddick           3b        
9. B.Holland           p         L.Day               p         

BLACK YANKEES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; G.Curry singled; F.Miller out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [G.Curry to second]; W.Cannady out on
unknown play; J.Washington out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Black Yankees 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: W.Wells singled; D.Seay singled [W.Wells to
second]; E.Stone singled [W.Wells scored, D.Seay to second];
M.Suttles singled [D.Seay scored, E.Stone to third]; F.Wilson
out on unknown play [E.Stone scored]; M.Irvin walked [M.Suttles
to second]; J.Hayes out on unknown play; V.Riddick out on
unknown play; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Black Yankees 0, Eagles 3.

BLACK YANKEES 2ND: Z.Wright out on unknown play; D.Campbell
singled; M.Barker out on unknown play; B.Clarke walked
[D.Campbell to second]; B.Holland out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Black Yankees 0, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 2ND: L.Day singled; W.Wells out on unknown play; D.Seay
out on unknown play; E.Stone reached on an error by W.Cannady
[L.Day to second, E.Stone to first]; M.Suttles walked [L.Day to
third, E.Stone to second]; L.PEARSON BATTED FOR F.WILSON;
L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Black
Yankees 0, Eagles 3.

BLACK YANKEES 3RD: L.PEARSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF);
G.Curry walked; F.Miller out on unknown play; W.Cannady out on
unknown play; J.Washington out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Black Yankees 0, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 3RD: M.Irvin out on unknown play; J.Hayes singled;
V.Riddick out on unknown play [J.Hayes to second]; L.Day singled
[J.Hayes scored]; W.Wells out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Black Yankees 0, Eagles 4.

BLACK YANKEES 4TH: Z.Wright out on unknown play; D.Campbell out
on unknown play; M.Barker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Yankees 0, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 4TH: D.Seay singled; E.Stone out on unknown play;
M.Suttles out on unknown play; L.Pearson singled [D.Seay to
third, L.Pearson to second (on throw)]; M.Irvin singled [D.Seay
scored, L.Pearson scored]; J.Hayes out on unknown play; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Yankees 0, Eagles 6.

BLACK YANKEES 5TH: B.Clarke out on unknown play; B.Holland
walked; G.Curry singled [B.Holland to second]; A.BROOKS BATTED
FOR F.MILLER; A.Brooks singled [B.Holland scored, G.Curry to
second]; W.Cannady out on unknown play; J.Washington singled
[G.Curry scored, A.Brooks to second]; Z.Wright out on unknown
play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Black Yankees 2, Eagles 6.

EAGLES 5TH: W.CANNADY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); R.BURGIN
REPLACED A.BROOKS (PLAYING 3B); V.Riddick out on unknown play;
L.Day out on unknown play; W.Wells out on unknown play; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Yankees 2, Eagles 6.

BLACK YANKEES 6TH: D.Campbell out on unknown play; M.Barker
walked; B.Clarke out on unknown play; B.Holland out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Yankees 2, Eagles 6.

EAGLES 6TH: D.Seay out on unknown play; E.Stone singled;
M.Suttles homered [E.Stone scored]; L.Pearson singled to
shortstop [L.Pearson to second (error by W.Cannady)]; M.Irvin
homered [L.Pearson scored]; J.Hayes out on unknown play;
V.Riddick out on unknown play; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Black
Yankees 2, Eagles 10.

BLACK YANKEES 7TH: G.Curry singled; R.Burgin out on unknown
play; W.Cannady out on unknown play; J.Washington out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Yankees 2, Eagles 10.

EAGLES 7TH: L.Day out on unknown play; W.Wells out on unknown
play; D.Seay out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black
Yankees 2, Eagles 10.

BLACK YANKEES 8TH: Z.Wright out on unknown play; D.Campbell out
on unknown play; M.Barker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Yankees 2, Eagles 10.

EAGLES 8TH: E.Stone singled; M.Suttles out on unknown play;
L.Pearson singled [E.Stone to second]; M.Irvin singled [E.Stone
scored, L.Pearson to third]; J.Hayes out on unknown play
[L.Pearson scored]; V.Riddick out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Black Yankees 2, Eagles 12.

BLACK YANKEES 9TH: B.Clarke out on unknown play; C.BIOT BATTED
FOR B.HOLLAND; C.Biot out on unknown play; G.Curry walked;
R.Burgin out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black
Yankees 2, Eagles 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Yankees    2   6   2   9
 Eagles          12  17   0   8


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