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Homestead Grays (HOM) 5 Newark Eagles (NW2) 4

Game played on Sunday, May 9, 1948 (D) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     0 1 0  2 0 0  1 0 1   -   5  8  0
Newark Eagles                       2 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 2   -   4  6  1

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       4   0   1    0     0   0     3   1
Sam Bankhead ss                       5   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
Bob Thurman rf                        5   1   2    0     0   0     0   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       3   2   2    2     2   0     1   0
Luke Easter lf                        3   1   1    1     2   0     0   0
Eudie Napier c                        4   0   1    0     0   0     1   1
  Wilmer Fields ph, 3b                1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Charles Gary 3b                       4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
  Victoriano Sosa c                   0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Clarence Bruce 2b                     4   0   0    1     0   0     2   1
Tom Parker p                          3   1   1    0     1   0     0   0
  Willie Smith p                      0   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
Totals                               36   5   8    4     5   0    27   5

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Buck Leonard, Clarence Bruce, Willie Smith. 
PB: 1.  Eudie Napier. 

BATTING -
2B:  Bob Thurman. 
3B:  Luke Easter. 
HR:  Buck Leonard 2. 
HBP:  Luis Marquez, Charles Gary. 
Team LOB:  11

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Luis Marquez, Bob Thurman, Luke Easter. 

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       3   1   1    0     1   0     0   0
Curley Williams ss                    4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Lennie Pearson 1b                     4   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         2   2   1    0     2   0     0   0
Johnny Davis lf                       3   0   1    1     1   0     0   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         4   1   2    3     0   0     0   0
Earl Ashby c                          4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     1   0   0    0     1   0     0   0
  Oscar Givens ph, 2b                 1   0   0    0     1   0     0   0
Cotton Williams p                     3   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Leniel Hooker p                     0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Clyde Golden p                      0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Max Manning ph                      1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               30   4   6    4     6   0    27   0

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Lennie Pearson. 

BATTING -
HR:  Bob Wilson. 
GDP:  Curley Williams. 
Team LOB:  5

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Leroy Williams. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Tom Parker W                         7       4   2    2   4   0   0  27
Willie Smith                         2       2   2    2   2   0   1  9
Totals                               9       6   4    4   6   0   1  36


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Cotton Williams L                    7.2     7   4    4   4   0   2  35
Leniel Hooker                        0.2     1   1    1   1   0   0  6
Clyde Golden                         0.2     0   0    0   0   0   0  2
Totals                               9       8   5    5   5   0   2  43

HBP:  Cotton Williams, Leniel Hooker. 


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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Charles Moore, 2B -  , 3B -  Skelt

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 12214

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 5/9/1948 -- Homestead Grays at Newark Eagles (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Newark                        
1. L.Marquez           cf        J.Wilkes            cf        
2. S.Bankhead          ss        C.Williams          ss        
3. B.Thurman           rf        L.Pearson           1b        
4. B.Leonard           1b        B.Harvey            rf        
5. L.Easter            lf        J.Davis             lf        
6. E.Napier            c         B.Wilson            3b        
7. C.Gary              3b        E.Ashby             c         
8. C.Bruce             2b        L.Williams          2b        
9. T.Parker            p         C.Williams          p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on unknown
play; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: On a bunt J.Wilkes singled to third base;
C.Williams flied to L.Marquez; L.Pearson flied to L.Marquez;
B.Harvey walked [J.Wilkes to second]; J.Davis singled to left
field [J.Wilkes scored, B.Harvey to second]; E.Napier allowed a
passed ball [B.Harvey to third, J.Davis to second]; B.Wilson
singled to center field (L.Marquez to S.Bankhead to E.Napier)
[B.Harvey scored, J.Davis out at home]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Grays 0, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 2ND: B.Leonard homered to rightfield; L.Easter walked;
E.Napier out on unknown play; C.Gary out on unknown play;
C.Bruce out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1,
Eagles 2.

EAGLES 2ND: E.Ashby out on unknown play; L.Williams out on
unknown play; C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 3RD: T.Parker walked; L.Marquez out on unknown play;
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 3RD: J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams out on
unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 4TH: B.Leonard homered; L.Easter tripled; E.Napier out on
unknown play; C.Gary was hit by a pitch; C.Bruce out on unknown
play [L.Easter scored, C.Gary to second]; T.Parker out on
unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 4TH: B.Harvey out on unknown play; J.Davis out on
unknown play; B.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 5TH: L.Marquez singled; L.Marquez stole second;
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; B.Thurman out on unknown play;
B.Leonard out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3,
Eagles 2.

EAGLES 5TH: E.Ashby out on unknown play; L.Williams walked;
L.Williams stole second; L.Williams was out trying to advance to
third (E.Napier to C.Gary); C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 6TH: L.Easter out on unknown play; E.Napier singled;
C.Gary out on unknown play; C.Bruce out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 6TH: J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams out on
unknown play; L.Pearson singled; B.Harvey walked [L.Pearson to
second]; J.Davis walked [L.Pearson to third, B.Harvey to
second]; B.Wilson lined to C.Bruce; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays
3, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 7TH: T.Parker singled; L.Marquez out on unknown play;
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; B.Thurman singled [T.Parker to
second]; B.Leonard walked [T.Parker to third, B.Thurman to
second]; L.Easter walked [T.Parker scored, B.Thurman to third,
B.Leonard to second]; E.Napier out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Grays 4, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 7TH: E.Ashby out on unknown play; O.GIVENS BATTED FOR
L.WILLIAMS; O.Givens out on unknown play; C.Williams out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 4, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 8TH: O.GIVENS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); C.Gary out on
unknown play; C.Bruce out on unknown play; L.HOOKER REPLACED
C.WILLIAMS (PITCHING); T.Parker reached on an error by L.Pearson
[T.Parker to first]; L.Marquez was hit by a pitch [T.Parker to
second]; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Grays 4, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 8TH: W.SMITH REPLACED T.PARKER (PITCHING); J.Wilkes
walked; C.Williams grounded into a double play (W.Smith to
C.Bruce to B.Leonard) [J.Wilkes out at second]; L.Pearson out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 4, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 9TH: B.Thurman doubled; B.Leonard walked; L.Easter forced
B.Leonard (unknown fielder) [B.Thurman to third, L.Easter to
first]; C.GOLDEN REPLACED L.HOOKER (PITCHING); B.Thurman stole
home and L.Easter stole second; W.FIELDS BATTED FOR E.NAPIER;
W.Fields out on unknown play; C.Gary out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 9TH: W.FIELDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); V.SOSA
REPLACED C.GARY (PLAYING C); B.Harvey singled; J.Davis flied to
L.Marquez; B.Wilson homered to leftfield [B.Harvey scored];
E.Ashby out on unknown play; O.Givens walked; M.MANNING BATTED
FOR C.GOLDEN; M.Manning forced O.Givens (unknown fielder)
[M.Manning to first]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            5   8   0  11
 Eagles           4   6   1   5


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