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Newark Eagles (NW2) 2 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 1

Game played on Sunday, May 2, 1948 (D) at Bugle Field, Baltimore MD
Regular-Season game

Newark Eagles                       0 0 0  0 1 0  1 0 0   -   2  7  1
Baltimore Elite Giants              0 0 0  0 0 0  0 1 0   -   1  6  3

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       4   1   2    0     0         3   0
Curley Williams ss                    4   0   2    1     0         3   0
Lennie Pearson 1b                     4   0   0    0     1        14   1
Bob Harvey rf                         4   0   1    0     0   1     0   1
Johnny Davis lf                       4   0   0    0     0   1     3   1
Bob Wilson 3b                         4   0   2    0     0         0   3
Earl Ashby c                          3   0   0    0     1   1     2   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     2   0   0    0     2         2   3
Leniel Hooker p                       1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
  Cotton Williams p                   2   1   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               32   2   7    1     4   6    27   9

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Curley Williams. 

BATTING -
2B:  Jimmy Wilkes, Curley Williams, Bob Wilson. 
SH:  Jimmy Wilkes, Curley Williams, Leniel Hooker. 
Team LOB:  10

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Lennie Pearson. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jim Gilliam 2b                        3   0   2    0     1         1   4
Tommy Butts ss                        4   0   0    1     0         2   1
Henry Kimbro cf                       4   0   0    0     0         2   0
Lester Lockett lf                     4   0   0    0     0         3   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  4   0   1    0     0        10   0
Ed Finney 3b                          4   0   0    0     0   1     1   4
Frank Russell rf                      3   1   2    0     0         3   1
  Bob Romby ph                        1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Frazier Robinson c                    3   0   1    0     0         5   1
Joe Black p                           2   0   0    0     0         0   1
Totals                               32   1   6    1     1   2    27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Jim Gilliam, Frazier Robinson. 
E: 3.  Tommy Butts, Henry Kimbro, Ed Finney. 

BATTING -
2B:  Jim Gilliam. 
SH:  Joe Black. 
Team LOB:  6

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Jim Gilliam. 

PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Leniel Hooker W                      5.1     4   0    0   0   1   0  19
Cotton Williams SV                   3.2     2   1    0   1   1   0  15
Totals                               9       6   1    0   1   2   0  34


Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Joe Black L                          9       7   2    1   4   6   0  39
Totals                               9       7   2    1   4   6   0  39



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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Ted Lewis

Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 5000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 5/2/1948 -- Newark Eagles at Baltimore Elite
Giants (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Newark                        Baltimore                     
1. J.Wilkes            cf        J.Gilliam           2b        
2. C.Williams          ss        T.Butts             ss        
3. L.Pearson           1b        H.Kimbro            cf        
4. B.Harvey            rf        L.Lockett           lf        
5. J.Davis             lf        J.Washington        1b        
6. B.Wilson            3b        E.Finney            3b        
7. E.Ashby             c         F.Russell           rf        
8. L.Williams          2b        F.Robinson          c         
9. L.Hooker            p         J.Black             p         

EAGLES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; J.Wilkes doubled; C.Williams out on unknown play;
L.Pearson walked; B.Harvey out on unknown play; J.Davis out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 0, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: J.Gilliam singled; J.Gilliam stole second;
T.Butts out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play;
L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0,
Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 2ND: B.Wilson singled; E.Ashby walked [B.Wilson to
second]; L.Williams out on unknown play; L.Hooker out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [B.Wilson to third, E.Ashby to
second]; J.Wilkes out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 0, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: J.Washington out on unknown play; E.Finney
out on unknown play; F.Russell flied to J.Wilkes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Eagles 0, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 3RD: C.Williams out on unknown play; L.Pearson out on
unknown play; B.Harvey out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 0, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Black out
on unknown play; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 0, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 4TH: J.Davis struck out; B.Wilson doubled; E.Ashby
struck out; L.Williams walked; L.Hooker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 0, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: T.Butts out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on
unknown play; L.Lockett lined to J.Davis; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 0, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 5TH: J.Wilkes singled to center field [J.Wilkes to
second (error by H.Kimbro)]; C.Williams out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [J.Wilkes to third]; L.Pearson reached on an
error by T.Butts [J.Wilkes scored (unearned) (no RBI), L.Pearson
to first]; B.Harvey struck out while L.Pearson was caught
stealing second (F.Robinson to J.Gilliam); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E,
0 LOB.  Eagles 1, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: J.Washington out on unknown play; E.Finney
out on unknown play; F.Russell singled; F.Robinson singled to
right field (B.Harvey to C.Williams) [F.Russell to third,
F.Robinson out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 1,
Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 6TH: J.Davis out on unknown play; B.Wilson out on
unknown play; E.Ashby out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Eagles 1, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: J.Black out on unknown play; J.Gilliam
doubled to center field; C.WILLIAMS REPLACED L.HOOKER
(PITCHING); T.Butts out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 1, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 7TH: L.Williams walked; C.Williams forced L.Williams
(unknown fielder) [C.Williams to first]; J.Wilkes out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [C.Williams to second];
C.Williams doubled [C.Williams scored]; L.Pearson out on unknown
play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: L.Lockett out on unknown play; J.Washington
out on unknown play; E.Finney out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 8TH: B.Harvey singled; J.Davis reached on an error by
E.Finney [B.Harvey to second, J.Davis to first]; B.Wilson out on
unknown play; E.Ashby out on unknown play; L.Williams out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: F.Russell singled to right field; F.Robinson
reached on a fielder's choice [F.Russell to second (error by
C.Williams; assist by L.Williams)]; J.Black out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [F.Russell to third, F.Robinson to
second]; J.Gilliam walked; T.Butts out on unknown play
[F.Russell scored (unearned), F.Robinson to third, J.Gilliam to
second]; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 1.

EAGLES 9TH: C.Williams out on unknown play; J.Wilkes out on
unknown play; C.Williams singled; L.Pearson out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 1.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: L.Lockett out on unknown play; J.Washington
singled; E.Finney struck out; B.ROMBY BATTED FOR F.RUSSELL;
B.Romby flied to J.Wilkes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 2,
Elite Giants 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Eagles           2   7   1  10
 Elite Giants     1   6   3   6


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