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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 1 Homestead Grays (HOM) 0

Game played on Sunday, October 3, 1943 (N) at Rickwood Field , Birmingham AL
Postseason Championship Series

Homestead Grays                     0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0  -   0  8  1
Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0  0 1  -   1 10  1

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Cool Papa Bell lf                     5   0   0    0     0         3   0
Jerry Benjamin cf                     5   0   2    0     0         3   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   0   0    0     0        10   2
Josh Gibson c                         5   0   0    0     0        10   3
Howard Easterling 2b                  4   0   1    0     0         2   1
Jud Wilson 3b                         4   0   2    0     0         0   2
Vic Harris rf                         4   0   0    0     0         2   0
Ralph Wyatt ss                        4   0   2    0     0         2   5
Roy Partlow p                         3   0   1    0     1         0   0
Totals                               38   0   8    0     1   2    32  13

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Jud Wilson. 

BATTING -
2B:  Ralph Wyatt. 
SH:  Buck Leonard. 
GDP:  Cool Papa Bell. 
Team LOB:  7


Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Felix McLaurin cf                     5   0   0    0     0         6   0
Tommy Sampson 2b                      5   0   1    0     0         2   6
Clyde Spearman rf                     4   0   2    0     1         2   1
Lester Lockett lf, 3b                 4   0   0    0     1         3   1
Piper Davis ss                        5   0   0    0     0         2   3
Ted Radcliffe c                       5   0   2    0     0         5   1
Leonard Lindsay 1b                    5   1   2    0     0        11   1
Hoss Walker 3b                        4   0   1    0     0   2     0   3
  Ed Steele lf                        1   0   1    1     0         1   0
Johnny Markham p                      4   0   1    0     0         1   0
Totals                               42   1  10    1     2   6    33  16

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Tommy Sampson, Piper Davis, Leonard Lindsay. 
E: 1.  Piper Davis. 

BATTING -
2B:  Hoss Walker. 
3B:  Leonard Lindsay. 
Team LOB:  11

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Tommy Sampson. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Roy Partlow L                        10.2   10   1    1   2   6   0  44
Totals                               10.2   10   1    1   2   6   0  44


Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Johnny Markham W                     11      8   0    0   1   2   0  40
Totals                               11      8   0    0   1   2   0  40



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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - W. Moore, 3B - Poindexter Williams

Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 10000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 10/3/1943 -- Homestead Grays at Birmingham Black
Barons (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Birmingham                    
1. C.Bell              lf        F.McLaurin          cf        
2. J.Benjamin          cf        T.Sampson           2b        
3. B.Leonard           1b        C.Spearman          rf        
4. J.Gibson            c         L.Lockett           lf        
5. H.Easterling        2b        P.Davis             ss        
6. J.Wilson            3b        T.Radcliffe         c         
7. V.Harris            rf        L.Lindsay           1b        
8. R.Wyatt             ss        H.Walker            3b        
9. R.Partlow           p         J.Markham           p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; C.Bell out on unknown play; J.Benjamin out on unknown
play; B.Leonard out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 1ST: F.McLaurin out on unknown play; T.Sampson
singled; T.Sampson was caught stealing second (unknown fielder);
C.Spearman out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 0,
Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 2ND: J.Gibson out on unknown play; H.Easterling out on
unknown play; J.Wilson singled; V.Harris out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: L.Lockett out on unknown play; P.Davis out on
unknown play; T.Radcliffe out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 3RD: R.Wyatt out on unknown play; R.Partlow out on
unknown play; C.Bell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: L.Lindsay out on unknown play; H.Walker out
on unknown play; J.Markham out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 4TH: J.Benjamin singled; B.Leonard out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [J.Benjamin to second]; J.Gibson out on
unknown play; H.Easterling out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: F.McLaurin out on unknown play; T.Sampson out
on unknown play; C.Spearman walked; L.Lockett out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 5TH: J.Wilson out on unknown play; V.Harris out on
unknown play; R.Wyatt doubled to right field (H.Walker to
T.Radcliffe) [R.Wyatt out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Grays
0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: P.Davis out on unknown play; T.Radcliffe
singled; On a bunt L.Lindsay singled to catcher [T.Radcliffe to
second]; H.Walker struck out; J.Markham reached on an error by
J.Wilson [T.Radcliffe to third, L.Lindsay to second, J.Markham
to first]; F.McLaurin popped to H.Easterling; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 6TH: R.Partlow singled; C.Bell grounded into a double
play (P.Davis to T.Sampson to L.Lindsay) [R.Partlow out at
second]; J.Benjamin out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: T.Sampson out on unknown play; C.Spearman
singled; L.Lockett walked [C.Spearman to second]; P.Davis out on
unknown play; T.Radcliffe out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 7TH: B.Leonard out on unknown play; J.Gibson out on
unknown play; H.Easterling out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: L.Lindsay out on unknown play; H.Walker
doubled; J.Markham out on unknown play; F.McLaurin out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 8TH: J.Wilson singled; V.Harris out on unknown play;
R.Wyatt out on unknown play; R.Partlow walked [J.Wilson to
second]; C.Bell out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: T.Sampson out on unknown play; C.Spearman out
on unknown play; L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 9TH: J.Benjamin singled; B.Leonard out on unknown play;
J.Gibson out on unknown play; H.Easterling singled [J.Benjamin
to third]; J.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 9TH: P.Davis out on unknown play; T.Radcliffe
singled; L.Lindsay out on unknown play; H.Walker was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 10TH: E.STEELE REPLACED H.WALKER (PLAYING LF); L.LOCKETT
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); V.Harris out on unknown play;
R.Wyatt singled; R.Partlow out on unknown play; C.Bell out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 10TH: J.Markham singled; F.McLaurin out on unknown
play; T.Sampson out on unknown play; C.Spearman singled
[J.Markham to second]; L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

GRAYS 11TH: J.Benjamin out on unknown play; B.Leonard out on
unknown play; J.Gibson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 11TH: P.Davis out on unknown play; T.Radcliffe out
on unknown play; L.Lindsay tripled to left field; E.Steele
singled to right field [L.Lindsay scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Grays 0, Black Barons 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            0   8   1   7
 Black Barons     1  10   1  11


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