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Homestead Grays (HOM) 8 Newark Eagles (NW2) 6

Game played on Sunday, April 23, 1944 at Griffith Stadium, Washington DC
Exhibition game

Newark Eagles                       0 2 0  2 0 0  0 0 2   -   6  8  3
Homestead Grays                     0 0 1  5 1 0  1 0 x   -   8 11  2

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Murray Watkins 3b                     4   1   0    0     1              
Leaman Johnson 2b                     4   0   0    0     1              
Ray Dandridge ss                      5   1   3    2     0              
Lennie Pearson 1b                     5   0   1    0     0              
Johnny Davis cf                       4   1   2    1     1              
Bob Harvey lf                         5   1   1    0     0              
Mule Suttles rf                       3   1   1    1     1              
  Dick Weaver ph                      1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Leon Ruffin c                         4   0   0    0     0              
Percy Forrest p                       3   1   0    0     0              
  Don Newcombe p                      1   0   0    0     0              
Totals                               39   6   8    4     4        24    

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Leaman Johnson 2, Ray Dandridge, Lennie Pearson, Leon Ruffin, Don Newcombe. 
E: 3.  Murray Watkins, Ray Dandridge, Bob Harvey. 

BATTING -
2B:  Ray Dandridge 2, Lennie Pearson, Johnny Davis, Bob Harvey. 
Team LOB:  10


Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Cool Papa Bell lf                     5   0   0    0     0              
Jerry Benjamin cf                     4   1   1    0     0              
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   2   2    1     0              
Josh Gibson c                         4   2   3    0     0              
Jud Wilson 3b                         4   0   1    1     0              
Sam Bankhead ss                       4   0   2    2     0              
Dave Hoskins rf                       4   1   0    0     0              
Joe Spencer 2b                        3   2   1    0     1              
Johnny Johnson p                      0   0   0    0     0              
  Eddie White ph                      1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Edsall Walker p                     3   0   1    1     0              
Totals                               36   8  11    5     1        27    

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Buck Leonard, Jud Wilson. 

BATTING -
2B:  Buck Leonard, Josh Gibson, Joe Spencer. 
3B:  Josh Gibson, Edsall Walker. 
Team LOB:  5


PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Percy Forrest L                      5       9   7        1   1   0  26
Don Newcombe                         3       2   1        0   2   0  11
Totals                               8      11   8        1   3   0  37


Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Johnny Johnson                       2       4   2        1   2   0  13
Edsall Walker W                      7       4   4        3   2   0  30
Totals                               9       8   6        4   4   0  43



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Umpires: HP -  Kemp, 1B - Eggie Greenfield

Time of Game: ?   Attendance: 5000


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