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Homestead Grays (HOM) 8 Newark Eagles (NW2) 4

Game played on Friday, August 18, 1944 (N) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     0 0 1  0 0 3  1 0 3   -   8 11  2
Newark Eagles                       1 0 1  0 2 0  0 0 0   -   4  4  2

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Cool Papa Bell lf                     3   1   0          2         1   0
Jerry Benjamin cf                     5   0   1          0         2   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       4   1   1          1         0   3
Buck Leonard 1b                       5   1   1          0        12   0
Josh Gibson c                         5   2   2          0         9   0
Walter Cannady 3b                     4   2   2          0         1   2
Dave Hoskins rf                       4   1   3          0         1   0
Jelly Jackson 2b                      1   0   0          0         1   1
  Ray Brown ph                        1   0   0          0         0   0
  Matt Carlisle 2b                    1   0   0          0         0   2
Johnny Wright p                       2   0   0          0         0   0
  Vic Harris ph                       1   0   1          0         0   0
  Edsall Walker p                     1   0   0          0         0   0
Totals                               37   8  11          3        27   8

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Sam Bankhead, Walter Cannady. 

BATTING -
2B:  Jerry Benjamin, Sam Bankhead, Josh Gibson, Walter Cannady, Dave Hoskins 2. 
3B:  Buck Leonard. 
HR:  Josh Gibson. 
SH:  Jelly Jackson. 
Team LOB:  6


Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Murray Watkins 3b                     4   1   0          1   1     1   3
Vic Barnett rf                        4   1   1          0         2   0
  Mule Suttles ph, rf                 1   0   0          0         0   0
Ray Dandridge 2b                      5   2   3          0         1   3
Lennie Pearson 1b                     3   0   2          1        15   2
Bob Harvey lf                         2   0   1          0         0   0
  Johnny Davis lf                     1   0   1          0         0   0
Archie Brathwaite cf                  4   0   0          0   1     0   0
Willie Wynn c                         3   0   0          0         5   0
  Charlie Parks c                     1   0   0          0         0   0
Terris McDuffie p                     3   0   0          1         0   0
Sy Morton ss                          4   0   1          0         3   0
Totals                               35   4   4          3   2    27   8

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Archie Brathwaite, Sy Morton. 

BATTING -
SF:  Bob Harvey. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Johnny Wright W                      6       7   4        2   5   0  27
Edsall Walker SV                     3       2   0        1   4   0  12
Totals                               9       9   4        3   9   0  39


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Terris McDuffie L                    9      11   8        3   5   1  41
Totals                               9      11   8        3   5   1  41



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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Phil Cockrell, 3B - Mo Harris

Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 5000


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