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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 6 Philadelphia Stars (PH5) 3

Game played on Monday, August 28, 1944 (D) at Shibe Park, Philadelphia PA
Exhibition game

Birmingham Black Barons             3 0 1  2 0 0  0 0 0   -   6 10  2
Philadelphia Stars                  0 0 0  1 0 0  0 1 1   -   3  9  1

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Felix McLaurin cf                     5   1   2    1     0   0     2   0
John Britton 3b                       4   0   0    0     0   0     0   2
Artie Wilson ss                       3   1   3    1     1   0     3   5
Ed Steele rf                          4   1   1    0     0   0     1   0
Piper Davis 1b                        4   1   1    3     0   0    10   2
Leandy Young lf                       4   1   2    0     0   0     2   0
Tommy Sampson 2b                      2   0   0    0     1   1     7   2
Ted Radcliffe c                       4   1   1    0     0   0     2   3
Earl Bumpus p                         4   0   0    0     0   2     0   2
Totals                               34   6  10    5     2   3    27  16

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Artie Wilson, Piper Davis, Tommy Sampson. 
E: 2.  Tommy Sampson, Earl Bumpus. 
PB: 1.  Ted Radcliffe. 

BATTING -
2B:  Artie Wilson. 
HR:  Piper Davis. 
SH:  John Britton, Tommy Sampson. 
Team LOB:  5

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Artie Wilson 2, Ted Radcliffe. 

Philadelphia Stars                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Frank Austin ss                       5   0   1    0     0   0     1   8
Gene Benson cf                        4   0   1    0     0   1     3   0
Ed Stone rf                           4   2   1    0     0   0     0   0
Jim West 1b                           4   0   0    1     0   0    10   0
Marvin Williams 2b                    4   0   1    1     0   0     6   3
Goose Curry lf                        2   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
  Pete Sunkett p                      2   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
Henry Spearman 3b                     4   0   1    0     0   2     2   1
  Stanley Glenn pr                    0   1   0    0     0   0     0   0
Bill Cash c                           4   0   2    0     0   0     3   0
Barney Brown p, lf                    2   0   1    0     1   0     1   2
  Clarence Palm ph                    1   0   1    1     0   0     0   0
  Garrell Hartman pr                  0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               36   3   9    3     1   3    27  15

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Bill Cash. 

BATTING -
2B:  Bill Cash. 
GDP:  Frank Austin. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Ed Stone, Marvin Williams. 
CS:  Bill Cash. 

PITCHING

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Earl Bumpus W                        9       9   3    1   1   3   0  37
Totals                               9       9   3    1   1   3   0  37


Philadelphia Stars                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Barney Brown L                       4       8   6    6   0   2   1  20
Pete Sunkett                         5       2   0    0   2   1   0  18
Totals                               9      10   6    6   2   3   1  38



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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 13136

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Monday, 8/28/1944, game 1 -- Birmingham Black Barons at
Philadelphia Stars (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Birmingham                    Philadelphia                  
1. F.McLaurin          cf        F.Austin            ss        
2. J.Britton           3b        G.Benson            cf        
3. A.Wilson            ss        E.Stone             rf        
4. E.Steele            rf        J.West              1b        
5. P.Davis             1b        M.Williams          2b        
6. L.Young             lf        G.Curry             lf        
7. T.Sampson           2b        H.Spearman          3b        
8. T.Radcliffe         c         B.Cash              c         
9. E.Bumpus            p         B.Brown             p         

BLACK BARONS 1ST: F.McLaurin grounded out (F.Austin to J.West);
J.Britton flied to G.Benson; A.Wilson doubled to left field;
E.Steele singled to second base [A.Wilson to third]; P.Davis
homered to leftfield [A.Wilson scored, E.Steele scored]; L.Young
grounded out (M.Williams to J.West); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Black Barons 3, Stars 0.

STARS 1ST: F.Austin grounded out (A.Wilson to P.Davis);
G.Benson reached on an error by E.Bumpus [G.Benson to first];
E.Stone popped to T.Sampson; J.West grounded out (J.Britton to
P.Davis); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 3, Stars 0.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: T.Sampson flied to G.Curry; T.Radcliffe flied
to G.Benson; E.Bumpus struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black
Barons 3, Stars 0.

STARS 2ND: M.Williams singled to left field; M.Williams stole
second; G.Curry grounded out (J.Britton to P.Davis); H.Spearman
struck out (T.Radcliffe to P.Davis); B.Cash singled to shortstop
[M.Williams to third]; B.Cash was caught stealing second
(T.Radcliffe to T.Sampson); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons
3, Stars 0.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: F.McLaurin singled to center field; J.Britton
out on a sacrifice bunt (B.Brown to M.Williams) [F.McLaurin to
second]; A.Wilson singled to left field [F.McLaurin scored];
A.Wilson stole second; E.Steele popped to M.Williams; P.Davis
grounded out (M.Williams to J.West); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Black Barons 4, Stars 0.

STARS 3RD: B.Brown grounded out (A.Wilson to P.Davis); F.Austin
popped to A.Wilson; G.Benson grounded out (E.Bumpus to P.Davis);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 4, Stars 0.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: L.Young singled to center field; T.Sampson
out on a sacrifice bunt (B.Brown to M.Williams) [L.Young to
second]; T.Radcliffe singled to shortstop [L.Young to third];
E.Bumpus struck out; T.Radcliffe stole second [L.Young scored
(error by B.Cash), T.Radcliffe to third]; F.McLaurin singled to
right field [T.Radcliffe scored]; J.Britton forced F.McLaurin
(M.Williams to F.Austin) [J.Britton to first]; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Black Barons 6, Stars 0.

STARS 4TH: On a bunt E.Stone singled to first base; J.West
reached on a fielder's choice (T.Radcliffe to T.Sampson)
[E.Stone to third, J.West out at second]; M.Williams reached on
an error by T.Sampson [E.Stone scored (unearned) (RBI),
M.Williams to first]; G.Curry forced M.Williams (P.Davis to
A.Wilson) [G.Curry to first]; H.Spearman forced G.Curry
(A.Wilson to T.Sampson) [H.Spearman to first]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 6, Stars 1.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: P.SUNKETT REPLACED G.CURRY (PITCHING);
B.BROWN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); A.Wilson walked;
E.Steele forced A.Wilson (F.Austin to M.Williams) [E.Steele to
first]; P.Davis grounded out (F.Austin to J.West) [E.Steele to
second]; L.Young singled to center field (H.Spearman unassisted)
[E.Steele out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 6,
Stars 1.

STARS 5TH: B.Cash grounded out (A.Wilson to P.Davis); B.Brown
walked; F.Austin singled to center field [B.Brown to second];
G.Benson struck out; E.Stone grounded out (T.Sampson to
P.Davis); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 6, Stars 1.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: T.Sampson struck out; T.Radcliffe grounded
out (H.Spearman to J.West); E.Bumpus grounded out (F.Austin to
J.West); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 6, Stars 1.

STARS 6TH: J.West flied to F.McLaurin; M.Williams flied to
L.Young; P.Sunkett flied to F.McLaurin; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Black Barons 6, Stars 1.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: F.McLaurin flied to G.Benson; J.Britton flied
to B.Brown; A.Wilson singled to shortstop; A.Wilson stole
second; E.Steele reached on a fielder's choice (H.Spearman
unassisted) [A.Wilson out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Black Barons 6, Stars 1.

STARS 7TH: H.Spearman struck out; B.Cash popped to T.Sampson;
B.Brown singled to center field; F.Austin forced B.Brown
(T.Sampson unassisted) [F.Austin to first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Black Barons 6, Stars 1.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: P.Davis popped to M.Williams; L.Young
grounded out (F.Austin to J.West); T.Sampson walked; T.Radcliffe
forced T.Sampson (F.Austin to M.Williams) [T.Radcliffe to
first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 6, Stars 1.

STARS 8TH: G.Benson singled to left field; E.Stone forced
G.Benson (P.Davis to A.Wilson) [E.Stone to first]; E.Stone stole
second; T.Radcliffe allowed a passed ball [E.Stone to third];
J.West flied to L.Young [E.Stone scored (unearned)]; M.Williams
flied to E.Steele; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 6,
Stars 2.

BLACK BARONS 9TH: E.Bumpus grounded out (P.Sunkett to J.West);
F.McLaurin grounded out (F.Austin to J.West); J.Britton grounded
out (F.Austin to J.West); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 6,
Stars 2.

STARS 9TH: P.Sunkett grounded out (E.Bumpus to P.Davis);
H.Spearman singled to center field; S.GLENN RAN FOR H.SPEARMAN;
B.Cash doubled to left field [S.Glenn to third]; C.PALM BATTED
FOR B.BROWN; C.Palm singled to right field [S.Glenn scored,
B.Cash to third]; G.HARTMAN RAN FOR C.PALM; F.Austin grounded
into a double play (A.Wilson to T.Sampson to P.Davis) [G.Hartman
out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 6, Stars 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Barons     6  10   2   5
 Stars            3   9   1   7


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