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Newark Eagles (NW2) 10 Philadelphia Stars (PH5) 2

Game played on Sunday, May 11, 1947 (D) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Philadelphia Stars                  0 0 0  0 0 0  0 2 0   -   2  5  0
Newark Eagles                       3 2 0  3 0 0  1 1 x   -  10 14  3

BATTING

Philadelphia Stars                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Mahlon Duckett 2b                     4   1   1    0     0   0     1   1
Dan Wilson rf                         4   0   1    1     0   0     0   0
Frank Austin ss                       4   0   1    0     0   0     0   1
Gene Benson cf                        4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Doc Dennis 1b                         4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Harry Simpson lf                      4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Bill Cash c                           3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
  Goose Curry ph                      1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Murray Watkins 3b                     3   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Barney Brown p                        1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Alfred Wilmore p                    2   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               34   2   5    1     0   0    24   2

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Mahlon Duckett, Frank Austin, Doc Dennis. 

BATTING -
Team LOB:  5


Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Leroy Williams ss                     4   3   2    0     1   0     0   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         4   2   3    0     1   0     0   0
Larry Doby 2b                         4   1   1    2     1   0     0   0
Monte Irvin cf                        5   2   2    3     0   0     0   0
Lennie Pearson 1b                     5   2   2    4     0   0     0   0
Johnny Davis lf                       4   0   2    0     0   0     0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         3   0   1    0     1   0     0   0
Charlie Parks c                       3   0   1    0     1   0     0   0
Max Manning p                         4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               36  10  14    9     5   0    27   0

FIELDING -
E: 3.  Leroy Williams 2, Bob Harvey. 

BATTING -
HR:  Larry Doby, Monte Irvin, Lennie Pearson 2. 
GDP:  Monte Irvin, Max Manning. 
Team LOB:  7


PITCHING

Philadelphia Stars                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Barney Brown L                       2       6   5    5   2   0   2  14
Alfred Wilmore                       6       8   5    5   3   0   2  27
Totals                               8      14  10   10   5   0   4  41


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Max Manning W                        9       5   2    1   0   0   0  34
Totals                               9       5   2    1   0   0   0  34



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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP - Harry Stouch, 1B - Oscar Charleston, 3B - Charles Moore

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 12552

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 5/11/1947, game 1 -- Philadelphia Stars at
Newark Eagles (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia                  Newark                        
1. M.Duckett           2b        L.Williams          ss        
2. D.Wilson            rf        B.Wilson            3b        
3. F.Austin            ss        L.Doby              2b        
4. G.Benson            cf        M.Irvin             cf        
5. D.Dennis            1b        L.Pearson           1b        
6. H.Simpson           lf        J.Davis             lf        
7. B.Cash              c         B.Harvey            rf        
8. M.Watkins           3b        C.Parks             c         
9. B.Brown             p         M.Manning           p         

STARS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; M.Duckett out on unknown play; D.Wilson out on unknown
play; F.Austin out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Stars
0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: L.Williams singled; B.Wilson out on unknown play;
L.Doby out on unknown play; M.Irvin singled [L.Williams to
second]; L.Pearson homered to leftfield [L.Williams scored,
M.Irvin scored]; J.Davis singled; B.Harvey walked [J.Davis to
second]; C.Parks walked [J.Davis to third, B.Harvey to second];
M.Manning out on unknown play; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Stars 0,
Eagles 3.

STARS 2ND: G.Benson out on unknown play; D.Dennis out on
unknown play; H.Simpson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 2ND: L.Williams out on unknown play; B.Wilson singled;
L.Doby homered to rightfield [B.Wilson scored]; M.Irvin out on
unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 5.

STARS 3RD: B.Cash singled; M.Watkins reached on an error by
L.Williams [B.Cash to second, M.Watkins to first]; B.Brown out
on unknown play; M.Duckett out on unknown play; D.Wilson out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 5.

EAGLES 3RD: A.WILMORE REPLACED B.BROWN (PITCHING); J.Davis
singled; B.Harvey out on unknown play; C.Parks out on unknown
play; M.Manning out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Stars 0, Eagles 5.

STARS 4TH: F.Austin out on unknown play; G.Benson out on
unknown play; D.Dennis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 5.

EAGLES 4TH: L.Williams singled; B.Wilson singled [L.Williams to
second]; L.Doby out on unknown play; M.Irvin homered to
centerfield [L.Williams scored, B.Wilson scored]; L.Pearson out
on unknown play; J.Davis out on unknown play; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 8.

STARS 5TH: H.Simpson reached on an error by L.Williams
[H.Simpson to first]; B.Cash out on unknown play; M.Watkins out
on unknown play; A.Wilmore out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 8.

EAGLES 5TH: B.Harvey out on unknown play; C.Parks singled;
M.Manning grounded into a double play (unknown fielder) [C.Parks
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 8.

STARS 6TH: M.Duckett out on unknown play; D.Wilson out on
unknown play; F.Austin singled; G.Benson out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 8.

EAGLES 6TH: L.Williams out on unknown play; B.Wilson walked;
L.Doby out on unknown play; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Stars 0, Eagles 8.

STARS 7TH: D.Dennis out on unknown play; H.Simpson out on
unknown play; B.Cash out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Stars 0, Eagles 8.

EAGLES 7TH: L.Pearson homered to leftfield; J.Davis out on
unknown play; B.Harvey singled; C.Parks out on unknown play;
M.Manning out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Stars 0,
Eagles 9.

STARS 8TH: M.Watkins singled; A.Wilmore out on unknown play;
M.Duckett singled [M.Watkins to second]; D.Wilson singled to
right field [M.Watkins scored, M.Duckett scored (unearned) (no
RBI) (error by B.Harvey)]; F.Austin out on unknown play;
G.Benson out on unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Stars 2, Eagles 9.

EAGLES 8TH: L.Williams walked; B.Wilson singled [L.Williams to
second]; L.Doby walked [L.Williams to third, B.Wilson to
second]; M.Irvin grounded into a double play (F.Austin to
M.Duckett to D.Dennis) [L.Williams scored (no RBI), B.Wilson to
third, L.Doby out at second]; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Stars 2, Eagles 10.

STARS 9TH: D.Dennis out on unknown play; H.Simpson out on
unknown play; G.CURRY BATTED FOR B.CASH; G.Curry out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Stars 2, Eagles 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Stars            2   5   0   5
 Eagles          10  14   3   7


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