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Homestead Grays (HOM) 5 Philadelphia Stars (PH5) 2

Game played on Saturday, June 1, 1940 (D) at 44th and Parkside, Philadelphia PA
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     0 2 0  0 0 0  0 3 0   -   5 12  1
Philadelphia Stars                  2 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   2  5  1

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
David Whatley rf                      5   1   2    3     0   0     2   0
Jerry Benjamin cf                     4   0   1    0     0   0     3   0
Vic Harris lf                         5   0   2    0     0   0     3   1
Buck Leonard 1b                       3   1   0    0     2   0    14   0
Howard Easterling 3b                  5   1   2    0     0   0     0   3
Matt Carlisle 2b                      5   0   0    0     0   1     2   6
Robert Gaston c                       3   1   1    1     1   0     2   2
Jelly Jackson ss                      4   0   3    1     0   0     1   3
Willie Stevenson p                    3   0   1    0     0   1     0   2
  Jud Wilson ph                       1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Rocky Ellis pr                      0   1   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Edsall Walker p                     0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               38   5  12    5     3   2    27  17

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Vic Harris, Buck Leonard. 
E: 1.  Jelly Jackson. 

BATTING -
HR:  David Whatley. 
HBP:  Jerry Benjamin. 
GDP:  Buck Leonard. 
Team LOB:  10

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Jerry Benjamin. 

Philadelphia Stars                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Bill Cooper c                         2   1   0    0     1   0     3   0
  Henry McHenry ph                    1   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
  Leon Ruffin c                       0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Roy Parnell lf                        4   0   0    0     0   0     3   0
Jake Dunn ss                          4   1   1    1     0   0     1   3
Gene Benson cf                        4   0   1    0     0   0     1   0
Jim West 1b                           3   0   1    0     1   1    13   1
Darius Bea rf                         4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Charley Hayes 2b                      3   0   0    0     1   0     4   6
Curtis Harris 3b                      3   0   0    0     0   1     1   0
Sam Thompson p                        3   0   1    0     0   0     0   4
Totals                               31   2   5    1     3   2    27  14

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Jim West, Charley Hayes. 
E: 1.  Charley Hayes. 

BATTING -
2B:  Jake Dunn. 
Team LOB:  5

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Gene Benson. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Willie Stevenson W                   7       4   2    1   3   1   0  27
Edsall Walker                        2       1   0    0   0   1   0  7
Totals                               9       5   2    1   3   2   0  34


Philadelphia Stars                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Sam Thompson L                       9      12   5    2   3   2   1  42
Totals                               9      12   5    2   3   2   1  42

HBP:  Sam Thompson. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Phil Cockrell

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Saturday, 6/1/1940, game 1 -- Homestead Grays at
Philadelphia Stars (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Philadelphia                  
1. D.Whatley           rf        B.Cooper            c         
2. J.Benjamin          cf        R.Parnell           lf        
3. V.Harris            lf        J.Dunn              ss        
4. B.Leonard           1b        G.Benson            cf        
5. H.Easterling        3b        J.West              1b        
6. M.Carlisle          2b        D.Bea               rf        
7. R.Gaston            c         C.Hayes             2b        
8. J.Jackson           ss        C.Harris            3b        
9. W.Stevenson         p         S.Thompson          p         

GRAYS 1ST: D.Whatley lined to C.Harris; J.Benjamin popped to
J.West; V.Harris grounded out (C.Hayes to J.West); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Grays 0, Stars 0.

STARS 1ST: B.Cooper walked; R.Parnell grounded out
(H.Easterling to B.Leonard) [B.Cooper to second]; J.Dunn doubled
to right field [B.Cooper scored]; G.Benson reached on an error
by J.Jackson [J.Dunn scored (unearned) (no RBI), G.Benson to
first]; J.West flied to V.Harris; G.Benson was caught stealing
second (R.Gaston to J.Jackson); 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 0, Stars 2.

GRAYS 2ND: B.Leonard walked; H.Easterling singled to right
field [B.Leonard to third]; M.Carlisle struck out; R.Gaston
grounded out (S.Thompson to J.West) [B.Leonard scored,
H.Easterling to second]; J.Jackson singled to left field
[H.Easterling scored]; W.Stevenson forced J.Jackson (J.Dunn to
C.Hayes) [W.Stevenson to first]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 2,
Stars 2.

STARS 2ND: D.Bea grounded out (M.Carlisle to B.Leonard);
C.Hayes grounded out (W.Stevenson to B.Leonard); C.Harris struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 2, Stars 2.

GRAYS 3RD: D.Whatley flied to R.Parnell; J.Benjamin grounded
out (S.Thompson to J.West); V.Harris singled to center field;
B.Leonard popped to J.West; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 2,
Stars 2.

STARS 3RD: S.Thompson grounded out (H.Easterling to B.Leonard);
B.Cooper flied to J.Benjamin; R.Parnell grounded out
(W.Stevenson to B.Leonard); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 2,
Stars 2.

GRAYS 4TH: H.Easterling singled to center field; M.Carlisle
flied to G.Benson; R.Gaston popped to J.Dunn; J.Jackson singled
to left field [H.Easterling to second]; W.Stevenson singled to
left field [H.Easterling to third, J.Jackson to second];
D.Whatley grounded out (S.Thompson to J.West); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Grays 2, Stars 2.

STARS 4TH: J.Dunn flied to J.Benjamin; G.Benson singled to left
field; J.West singled to center field [G.Benson to second];
D.Bea flied to D.Whatley; C.Hayes walked [G.Benson to third,
J.West to second]; C.Harris grounded out (J.Jackson to
B.Leonard); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 2, Stars 2.

GRAYS 5TH: J.Benjamin popped to C.Hayes; V.Harris singled to
right field; B.Leonard grounded into a double play (J.West to
C.Hayes) [V.Harris out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays
2, Stars 2.

STARS 5TH: S.Thompson singled to left field; B.Cooper forced
S.Thompson (J.Jackson to M.Carlisle) [B.Cooper to first];
R.Parnell flied into a double play (V.Harris to B.Leonard)
[B.Cooper out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 2, Stars 2.

GRAYS 6TH: H.Easterling grounded out (C.Hayes to J.West);
M.Carlisle grounded out (S.Thompson to J.West); R.Gaston walked;
J.Jackson grounded out (C.Hayes to B.Cooper); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Grays 2, Stars 2.

STARS 6TH: J.Dunn grounded out (M.Carlisle to B.Leonard);
G.Benson grounded out (M.Carlisle to B.Leonard); J.West walked;
D.Bea flied to D.Whatley; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 2, Stars
2.

GRAYS 7TH: W.Stevenson struck out; D.Whatley singled to center
field; J.Benjamin was hit by a pitch [D.Whatley to second];
V.Harris grounded out (J.West unassisted) [D.Whatley to third,
J.Benjamin to second]; B.Leonard walked; H.Easterling lined to
J.West; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 2, Stars 2.

STARS 7TH: C.Hayes lined to M.Carlisle; C.Harris grounded out
(M.Carlisle to B.Leonard); S.Thompson flied to V.Harris; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 2, Stars 2.

GRAYS 8TH: M.Carlisle grounded out (J.Dunn to J.West); R.Gaston
singled to left field; J.Jackson singled to right field
[R.Gaston to second]; J.WILSON BATTED FOR W.STEVENSON; J.Wilson
forced J.Jackson (J.Dunn to C.Hayes) [R.Gaston to third,
J.Wilson to first (error by C.Hayes)]; R.ELLIS RAN FOR J.WILSON;
D.Whatley homered to leftfield (unearned) [R.Gaston scored
(unearned), R.Ellis scored (unearned)]; J.Benjamin singled to
left field; J.Benjamin stole second; V.Harris grounded out
(C.Hayes to J.West); 3 R (0 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5,
Stars 2.

STARS 8TH: E.WALKER REPLACED R.ELLIS (PITCHING); H.MCHENRY
BATTED FOR B.COOPER; H.McHenry singled to right field; R.Parnell
grounded out (M.Carlisle to B.Leonard) [H.McHenry to second];
J.Dunn popped to B.Leonard; G.Benson grounded out (R.Gaston to
B.Leonard); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Stars 2.

GRAYS 9TH: L.RUFFIN REPLACED H.MCHENRY (PLAYING C); B.Leonard
flied to R.Parnell; H.Easterling flied to D.Bea; M.Carlisle
flied to R.Parnell; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 5, Stars 2.

STARS 9TH: J.West struck out; D.Bea grounded out (H.Easterling
to B.Leonard); C.Hayes flied to J.Benjamin; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 5, Stars 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            5  12   1  10
 Stars            2   5   1   5


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