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Homestead Grays (HOM) 11 Newark Eagles (NW2) 5

Game played on Sunday, May 18, 1947 at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     2 1 0  3 0 0  0 3 2   -  11 14  1
Newark Eagles                       0 0 0  0 5 0  0 0 0   -   5  7  3

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jerry Benjamin cf                     3   1   1    0     2              
Clarence Isreal 3b                    4   1   1    0     1              
Sam Bankhead ss                       5   0   1    1     0              
Luke Easter lf                        5   0   2    2     0              
Bob Thurman rf                        5   1   1    0     0              
Eudie Napier c                        5   3   2    1     0              
Ed Young 1b                           4   4   4    2     0              
Luis Marquez 2b                       4   1   1    0     0              
Willie Pope p                         2   0   0    0     0              
  Cecil Kaiser ph                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Eugene Smith p                      1   0   1    2     0              
Totals                               39  11  14    8     3        27    

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Luis Marquez. 

BATTING -
2B:  Ed Young. 
HR:  Eudie Napier, Ed Young 2. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Eudie Napier, Ed Young 2. 

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Leroy Williams ss                     4   0   0    0     0              
  Jimmy Wilkes ph                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         5   1   1    1     0              
Larry Doby 2b                         4   1   2    2     1              
Monte Irvin cf                        2   1   1    0     2              
Lennie Pearson 1b                     3   1   1    0     0              
Johnny Davis lf                       3   0   1    2     1              
Bob Harvey rf                         4   0   0    0     0              
Charlie Parks c                       4   1   1    0     0              
Rufus Lewis p                         1   0   0    0     0              
  Leniel Hooker p                     3   0   0    0     0              
Totals                               34   5   7    5     4        27    

FIELDING -
DP: 4.  Leroy Williams 4, Larry Doby 4, Lennie Pearson 4. 
E: 3.  Larry Doby 2, Lennie Pearson. 

BATTING -
HR:  Larry Doby. 
SF:  Monte Irvin, Lennie Pearson. 
Team LOB:  8

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Larry Doby. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Willie Pope                          5       6   4        3   3   1  26
Eugene Smith W                       4       1   1        1   2   0  14
Totals                               9       7   5        4   5   1  40


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Rufus Lewis L                        3.1     6   4        3   2   1  17
Leniel Hooker                        5.2     8   7        0   0   2  25
Totals                               9      14  11        3   2   3  42



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Umpires: HP -  , 1B - Charles Moore

Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 2000


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