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Homestead Grays (HOM) 7 Newark Eagles (NW2) 4

Game played on Sunday, September 3, 1939 (D) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     0 0 1  3 0 0  1 0 2   -   7 10  0
Newark Eagles                       0 1 0  0 0 0  2 0 1   -   4  9  1

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
David Whatley cf                      4   0   0    0     1   0     0   0
Vic Harris lf                         4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Sam Bankhead 2b                       4   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Josh Gibson c                         4   1   1    0     0   0     1   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   2   3    3     0   0     0   0
Henry Spearman 3b                     4   2   2    2     0   0     0   0
Country Davis rf                      4   1   1    1     0   0     0   0
Jelly Jackson ss                      4   0   2    1     0   0     0   0
Edsall Walker p                       4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               36   7  10    7     1   0    27   0


BATTING -
HR:  Buck Leonard 2, Henry Spearman, Country Davis. 
GDP:  Henry Spearman. 
Team LOB:  3


Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Monte Irvin cf                        4   2   1    0     1   0     0   0
Dick Seay 2b                          5   0   1    0     0   0     1   1
Willie Wells ss                       4   1   2    2     1   0     0   1
Ed Stone rf                           3   0   0    0     2   0     0   0
Mule Suttles 1b                       2   0   0    1     3   0     1   0
Lennie Pearson 3b                     5   1   2    0     0   0     0   0
Biz Mackey c                          4   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Fred Wilson lf                        3   0   0    0     1   1     0   0
Leon Day p                            4   0   2    1     0   0     0   0
Totals                               34   4   9    4     8   1    27   2

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Dick Seay, Willie Wells, Mule Suttles. 
E: 1.  Dick Seay. 

BATTING -
HR:  Willie Wells. 
Team LOB:  11


PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Edsall Walker W                      9       9   4    4   8   1   1  42
Totals                               9       9   4    4   8   1   1  42


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Leon Day L                           9      10   7    7   1   0   4  37
Totals                               9      10   7    7   1   0   4  37



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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 9/3/1939, game 2 -- Homestead Grays at Newark
Eagles (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Newark                        
1. D.Whatley           cf        M.Irvin             cf        
2. V.Harris            lf        D.Seay              2b        
3. S.Bankhead          2b        W.Wells             ss        
4. J.Gibson            c         E.Stone             rf        
5. B.Leonard           1b        M.Suttles           1b        
6. H.Spearman          3b        L.Pearson           3b        
7. C.Davis             rf        B.Mackey            c         
8. J.Jackson           ss        F.Wilson            lf        
9. E.Walker            p         L.Day               p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; D.Whatley out on unknown play; V.Harris out on unknown
play; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: M.Irvin walked; D.Seay out on unknown play; W.Wells
out on unknown play; E.Stone out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 0.

GRAYS 2ND: J.Gibson out on unknown play; B.Leonard singled;
H.Spearman grounded into a double play (W.Wells to D.Seay to
M.Suttles) [B.Leonard out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 2ND: M.Suttles out on unknown play; L.Pearson singled;
B.Mackey singled [L.Pearson to second]; F.Wilson walked
[L.Pearson to third, B.Mackey to second]; L.Day out on unknown
play [L.Pearson scored]; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 3RD: C.Davis homered; J.Jackson out on unknown play;
E.Walker out on unknown play; D.Whatley out on unknown play; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 3RD: D.Seay out on unknown play; W.Wells walked; E.Stone
walked [W.Wells to second]; M.Suttles walked [W.Wells to third,
E.Stone to second]; L.Pearson out on unknown play; B.Mackey out
on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 4TH: V.Harris out on unknown play; S.Bankhead singled;
J.Gibson singled [S.Bankhead to third]; B.Leonard out on unknown
play [S.Bankhead scored]; H.Spearman homered [J.Gibson scored];
C.Davis out on unknown play; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 4,
Eagles 1.

EAGLES 4TH: F.Wilson out on unknown play; L.Day singled;
M.Irvin out on unknown play; D.Seay out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 4, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 5TH: J.Jackson out on unknown play; E.Walker out on
unknown play; D.Whatley out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 4, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 5TH: W.Wells out on unknown play; E.Stone out on unknown
play; M.Suttles out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 4, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 6TH: V.Harris out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on
unknown play; J.Gibson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 4, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 6TH: L.Pearson out on unknown play; B.Mackey out on
unknown play; F.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 4, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 7TH: B.Leonard homered; H.Spearman out on unknown play;
C.Davis out on unknown play; J.Jackson singled to second base
[J.Jackson to second (error by D.Seay)]; E.Walker out on unknown
play; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 7TH: L.Day singled; M.Irvin forced L.Day (unknown
fielder) [M.Irvin to first]; D.Seay out on unknown play; W.Wells
homered [M.Irvin scored]; E.Stone out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 3.

GRAYS 8TH: D.Whatley walked; V.Harris out on unknown play;
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; J.Gibson out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 8TH: M.Suttles walked; L.Pearson singled (unknown
fielder) [M.Suttles out at third]; B.Mackey out on unknown play;
F.Wilson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 3.

GRAYS 9TH: B.Leonard homered; H.Spearman singled; C.Davis out
on unknown play [H.Spearman to second]; J.Jackson singled
[H.Spearman scored]; E.Walker out on unknown play; D.Whatley out
on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 7, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 9TH: L.Day out on unknown play; M.Irvin singled; D.Seay
singled [M.Irvin to second]; D.Seay was picked off first
(unknown fielder); W.Wells singled [M.Irvin to third]; E.Stone
walked [W.Wells to second]; M.Suttles walked [M.Irvin scored,
W.Wells to third, E.Stone to second]; L.Pearson flied to unknown
fielder; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 7, Eagles 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            7  10   0   3
 Eagles           4   9   1  11


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