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New York Cubans (NY6) 7 Homestead Grays (HOM) 1

Game played on Sunday, May 2, 1948 (D) at Yankee Stadium I, New York NY
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     1 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   1  8  2
New York Cubans                     0 2 0  0 2 0  1 2 x   -   7  9  3

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf, 2b                   4   0   2    0     0         4   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       4   1   0    0     0         0   4
Tom Parker rf                         4   0   1    0     0         1   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       3   0   1    1     1         7   0
Wilmer Fields 3b                      4   0   1    0     0         1   0
Luke Easter lf                        4   0   2    0     0         4   0
Clarence Bruce 2b                     2   0   0    0     0         2   0
  Bob Thurman ph, cf                  2   0   0    0     0         0   0
Victoriano Sosa c                     3   0   0    0     0         5   0
Frank Thompson p                      2   0   1    0     0         0   1
  Bob Boston ph                       1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  R.T. Walker p                       0   0   0    0     0         0   2
Totals                               33   1   8    1     1   3    24   7

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Victoriano Sosa, Frank Thompson. 
PB: 1.  Victoriano Sosa. 

BATTING -
3B:  Luke Easter. 
GDP:  Luis Marquez, Wilmer Fields 2. 
Team LOB:  6


New York Cubans                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Pedro Ballester ss                    5   1   1    0     0         4   3
Jerry Benjamin cf                     4   1   0    0     1         1   0
Minnie Minoso 3b                      5   0   4    2     0         0   1
Lorenzo Cabrera 1b                    5   0   1    0     0         8   0
Lou Louden c                          2   1   0    1     2         5   0
Cleveland Clark lf                    4   1   1    0     0         3   1
Mario Arencibia rf                    1   1   0    0     3         3   0
Pedro Miro 2b                         3   0   0    1     0         3   5
Patricio Scantlebury p                4   2   2    1     0         0   1
  Dave Barnhill p                     0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               33   7   9    5     6   5    27  11

FIELDING -
DP: 3.  Pedro Ballester, Minnie Minoso, Lorenzo Cabrera 3, Pedro Miro 3. 
E: 3.  Pedro Miro 3. 

BATTING -
2B:  Minnie Minoso. 
3B:  Patricio Scantlebury. 
SH:  Pedro Miro. 
Team LOB:  9

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Jerry Benjamin. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Frank Thompson L                     7       6   5    3   5   5   0  33
R.T. Walker                          1       3   2    2   1   0   0  7
Totals                               8       9   7    5   6   5   0  40


New York Cubans                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Patricio Scantlebury W               8.2     7   1    0   1   3   0  32
Dave Barnhill                        0.1     1   0    0   0   0   0  2
Totals                               9       8   1    0   1   3   0  34



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Umpires: HP -  Fernandez, 1B -  Salas, 3B -  Fuller

Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 10500

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 5/2/1948, game 1 -- Homestead Grays at New York
Cubans (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     New York                      
1. L.Marquez           cf        P.Ballester         ss        
2. S.Bankhead          ss        J.Benjamin          cf        
3. T.Parker            rf        M.Minoso            3b        
4. B.Leonard           1b        L.Cabrera           1b        
5. W.Fields            3b        L.Louden            c         
6. L.Easter            lf        C.Clark             lf        
7. C.Bruce             2b        M.Arencibia         rf        
8. V.Sosa              c         P.Miro              2b        
9. F.Thompson          p         P.Scantlebury       p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead reached on an
error by P.Miro [S.Bankhead to first]; T.Parker singled
[S.Bankhead to second]; B.Leonard singled [S.Bankhead scored
(unearned), T.Parker to second]; W.Fields grounded into a double
play (P.Miro to P.Ballester to L.Cabrera) [B.Leonard out at
second]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 0.

CUBANS 1ST: P.Ballester out on unknown play; J.Benjamin out on
unknown play; M.Minoso out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 0.

GRAYS 2ND: L.Easter out on unknown play; C.Bruce out on unknown
play; V.Sosa out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays
1, Cubans 0.

CUBANS 2ND: L.Cabrera out on unknown play; L.Louden walked;
C.Clark singled [L.Louden to second]; M.Arencibia walked
[L.Louden to third, C.Clark to second]; P.Miro out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [L.Louden scored, C.Clark to
third, M.Arencibia to second]; V.Sosa allowed a passed ball
[C.Clark scored (unearned), M.Arencibia to third]; P.Scantlebury
out on unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1,
Cubans 2.

GRAYS 3RD: F.Thompson singled; L.Marquez grounded into a double
play (P.Miro to L.Cabrera) [F.Thompson out at second];
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 1,
Cubans 2.

CUBANS 3RD: P.Ballester out on unknown play; J.Benjamin
grounded out (S.Bankhead to B.Leonard); M.Minoso singled;
L.Cabrera out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1,
Cubans 2.

GRAYS 4TH: T.Parker out on unknown play; B.Leonard walked;
W.Fields grounded into a double play (M.Minoso to P.Miro to
L.Cabrera) [B.Leonard out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 1, Cubans 2.

CUBANS 4TH: L.Louden out on unknown play; C.Clark out on
unknown play; M.Arencibia walked; P.Miro out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 2.

GRAYS 5TH: L.Easter out on unknown play; C.Bruce out on unknown
play; V.Sosa out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays
1, Cubans 2.

CUBANS 5TH: P.Scantlebury singled; P.Ballester reached on an
error by F.Thompson [P.Scantlebury to second, P.Ballester to
first]; J.Benjamin out on unknown play; M.Minoso doubled
[P.Scantlebury scored, P.Ballester scored (unearned)]; L.Cabrera
out on unknown play; L.Louden walked; C.Clark out on unknown
play; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 4.

GRAYS 6TH: F.Thompson out on unknown play; L.Marquez singled to
second base [L.Marquez to second (error by P.Miro)]; S.Bankhead
out on unknown play; T.Parker out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 4.

CUBANS 6TH: M.Arencibia out on unknown play; P.Miro out on
unknown play; P.Scantlebury out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 4.

GRAYS 7TH: B.Leonard out on unknown play; W.Fields out on
unknown play; L.Easter tripled; B.THURMAN BATTED FOR C.BRUCE;
B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1,
Cubans 4.

CUBANS 7TH: B.THURMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); L.MARQUEZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); P.Ballester out on unknown play;
J.Benjamin walked; M.Minoso singled [J.Benjamin to second];
L.Cabrera singled [J.Benjamin to third, M.Minoso to second];
L.Louden out on unknown play [J.Benjamin scored]; C.Clark out on
unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 5.

GRAYS 8TH: V.Sosa out on unknown play; B.BOSTON BATTED FOR
F.THOMPSON; B.Boston out on unknown play; L.Marquez singled to
second base [L.Marquez to second (error by P.Miro)]; S.Bankhead
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 5.

CUBANS 8TH: R.WALKER REPLACED B.BOSTON (PITCHING); M.Arencibia
walked; P.Miro out on unknown play; P.Scantlebury tripled
[M.Arencibia scored]; P.Scantlebury was picked off third, but
was safe on an error by V.Sosa [P.Scantlebury scored];
P.Ballester singled; J.Benjamin forced P.Ballester (unknown
fielder) [J.Benjamin to first]; J.Benjamin stole second;
M.Minoso singled [J.Benjamin to third]; L.Cabrera out on unknown
play; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 7.

GRAYS 9TH: T.Parker out on unknown play; B.Leonard out on
unknown play; W.Fields singled to pitcher; D.BARNHILL REPLACED
P.SCANTLEBURY (PITCHING); Scantlebury injured his finger
stopping Fields' line drive with his bare hand.; L.Easter
singled [W.Fields to second]; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1, Cubans 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            1   8   2   6
 Cubans           7   9   3   9


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