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Newark Eagles (NW2) 4 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 2

Game played on Sunday, July 23, 1939 (D) at Griffith Stadium, Washington DC
Regular-Season game

Newark Eagles                       0 1 0  1 0 1  0 0 1   -   4  9  0
Baltimore Elite Giants              0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 2   -   2  7  1

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Willie Wells ss                       3   1   0    1     1         3   3
Dick Seay 2b                          4   0   1    1     0         4   2
Ed Stone rf                           5   0   0    0     0         2   0
Mule Suttles 1b                       5   0   2    0     0         7   2
Monte Irvin 3b                        4   0   0    0     0         0   1
Fred Wilson lf                        4   1   1    0     0         2   0
Lennie Pearson cf                     3   0   0    0     1         4   0
Biz Mackey c                          4   1   3    1     0         5   0
Leon Day p                            3   1   2    1     1         0   3
Totals                               35   4   9    4     3   2    27  11


BATTING -
2B:  Mule Suttles. 
3B:  Leon Day 2. 
SH:  Dick Seay. 
SF:  Willie Wells. 
Team LOB:  9

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Willie Wells. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       5   0   0    0     0         3   0
Sammy Hughes 2b                       4   0   0    0     0         2   4
Red Moore 1b                          4   0   1    0     0         5   0
Wild Bill Wright rf                   4   0   1    0     0         3   0
Bill Hoskins lf                       4   1   0    0     0         1   0
Felton Snow 3b                        4   1   2    0     0         1   2
Tommy Butts ss                        2   0   1    0     1         2   3
  Bill Byrd ph                        1   0   1    1     0         0   0
Roy Campanella c                      2   0   0    0     0        10   1
  Emery Adams ph                      1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Jonas Gaines p                        3   0   0    0     0   1     0   1
  Oscar Boone ph                      1   0   1    1     0         0   0
Totals                               35   2   7    2     1  10    27  11

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Bill Hoskins. 
PB: 1.  Roy Campanella. 

BATTING -
HBP:  Roy Campanella. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Leon Day W                           9       7   2    2   1  10   0  37
Totals                               9       7   2    2   1  10   0  37

HBP:  Leon Day. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jonas Gaines L                       9       9   4    3   3   2   0  40
Totals                               9       9   4    3   3   2   0  40



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Umpires: HP - Cool Turner, 1B -  Kemp, 2B -  , 3B -  

Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 3700

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 7/23/1939, game 1 -- Newark Eagles at Baltimore
Elite Giants (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Newark                        Baltimore                     
1. W.Wells             ss        H.Kimbro            cf        
2. D.Seay              2b        S.Hughes            2b        
3. E.Stone             rf        R.Moore             1b        
4. M.Suttles           1b        W.Wright            rf        
5. M.Irvin             3b        B.Hoskins           lf        
6. F.Wilson            lf        F.Snow              3b        
7. L.Pearson           cf        T.Butts             ss        
8. B.Mackey            c         R.Campanella        c         
9. L.Day               p         J.Gaines            p         

EAGLES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; W.Wells out on unknown play; D.Seay out on unknown play;
E.Stone out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 0,
Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; S.Hughes out on
unknown play; R.Moore out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Eagles 0, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 2ND: M.Suttles doubled; M.Irvin out on unknown play;
F.Wilson singled (unknown fielder) [M.Suttles out at home,
F.Wilson to second]; L.Pearson walked; B.Mackey singled
[F.Wilson scored, L.Pearson to second]; R.Campanella allowed a
passed ball [L.Pearson to third, B.Mackey to second]; L.Day
walked; W.Wells out on unknown play; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Eagles 1, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: W.Wright out on unknown play; B.Hoskins out
on unknown play; F.Snow singled; T.Butts singled [F.Snow to
second]; R.Campanella was hit by a pitch [F.Snow to third,
T.Butts to second]; J.Gaines struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Eagles 1, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 3RD: D.Seay singled; E.Stone out on unknown play;
M.Suttles singled [D.Seay to second]; M.Irvin reached on a
fielder's choice [D.Seay to third, M.Suttles to second];
F.Wilson out on unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Eagles 1, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; S.Hughes out on
unknown play; R.Moore singled; W.Wright reached on a fielder's
choice [R.Moore to second]; B.Hoskins out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 1, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 4TH: B.Mackey singled; L.Day tripled to center field
[B.Mackey scored]; W.Wells walked; W.Wells stole second; D.Seay
out on unknown play; E.Stone out on unknown play; M.Suttles out
on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: F.Snow out on unknown play; T.Butts out on
unknown play; R.Campanella out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 5TH: M.Irvin out on unknown play; F.Wilson out on
unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: J.Gaines out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on
unknown play; S.Hughes out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 6TH: B.Mackey out on unknown play; L.Day tripled to deep
right-center; W.Wells out on a sacrifice fly to B.Hoskins [L.Day
scored]; D.Seay out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 3, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: R.Moore out on unknown play; W.Wright out on
unknown play; B.Hoskins out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 3, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 7TH: E.Stone out on unknown play; M.Suttles out on
unknown play; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Eagles 3, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: F.Snow out on unknown play; T.Butts walked;
R.Campanella out on unknown play; J.Gaines out on unknown play;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 3, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 8TH: F.Wilson out on unknown play; L.Pearson out on
unknown play; B.Mackey singled; L.Day out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 3, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; S.Hughes out on
unknown play; R.Moore out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Eagles 3, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 9TH: W.Wells reached on an error by B.Hoskins [W.Wells
to second]; D.Seay out on a sacrifice bunt (J.Gaines to R.Moore)
[W.Wells scored (unearned) (on throw)]; Wells was running with
the pitch; E.Stone out on unknown play; M.Suttles out on unknown
play; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 4, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: W.Wright singled; B.Hoskins forced W.Wright
(L.Day to W.Wells) [B.Hoskins to first]; Wright broke up relay
throw to 1B; F.Snow singled to center field [B.Hoskins to
third]; B.BYRD BATTED FOR T.BUTTS; B.Byrd singled [B.Hoskins
scored, F.Snow to third]; E.ADAMS BATTED FOR R.CAMPANELLA;
E.Adams popped to W.Wells; Wells: great catch; O.BOONE BATTED
FOR J.GAINES; O.Boone singled to left-center [F.Snow scored,
B.Byrd to second]; H.Kimbro flied to L.Pearson; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Eagles 4, Elite Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Eagles           4   9   0   9
 Elite Giants     2   7   1   8


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