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Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 2 New York Cubans (NY6) 1

Game played on Friday, May 14, 1948 (D) at Shibe Park, Philadelphia PA
Regular-Season game

New York Cubans                     1 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   1  6  0
Baltimore Elite Giants              0 1 0  1 0 0  0 0 x   -   2  8  0

BATTING

New York Cubans                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jerry Benjamin cf                     3   1   1    0     1   0     1   0
Cleveland Clark lf                    2   0   0    0     1   0     1   0
Minnie Minoso 3b                      4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Lorenzo Cabrera 1b                    4   0   2    1     0   0     4   2
Lou Louden c                          3   0   1    0     1   0     7   1
Mario Arencibia rf                    4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Pedro Ballester ss                    4   0   1    0     0   0     6   4
Pedro Miro 2b                         2   0   1    0     1   0     3   1
Martin Crue p                         3   0   0    0     0   0     0   2
Totals                               29   1   6    1     4   0    24  10


BATTING -
SH:  Cleveland Clark. 
GDP:  Minnie Minoso, Pedro Miro, Martin Crue. 
Team LOB:  6


Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       3   0   1    0     1   0     2   0
Tommy Butts ss                        4   0   1    0     0   0     3   2
Jim Gilliam 2b                        4   1   1    0     0   0     3   4
Lester Lockett lf                     4   1   1    1     0   0     1   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  4   0   1    0     0   0     8   1
Frank Russell rf                      4   0   2    1     0   0     1   0
Ed Finney 3b                          3   0   0    0     0   0     2   3
Frazier Robinson c                    3   0   1    0     0   0     7   1
Bob Romby p                           3   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
Totals                               32   2   8    2     1   0    27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 3.  Tommy Butts 2, Jim Gilliam 3, Johnny Washington 3, Ed Finney. 

BATTING -
HR:  Lester Lockett. 
Team LOB:  7


PITCHING

New York Cubans                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Martin Crue L                        8       8   2    2   1   0   1  33
Totals                               8       8   2    2   1   0   1  33


Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bob Romby W                          9       6   1    1   4   0   0  34
Totals                               9       6   1    1   4   0   0  34



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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 8000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Friday, 5/14/1948, game 1 -- New York Cubans at
Baltimore Elite Giants (D)

Starting Lineups:

   New York                      Baltimore                     
1. J.Benjamin          cf        H.Kimbro            cf        
2. C.Clark             lf        T.Butts             ss        
3. M.Minoso            3b        J.Gilliam           2b        
4. L.Cabrera           1b        L.Lockett           lf        
5. L.Louden            c         J.Washington        1b        
6. M.Arencibia         rf        F.Russell           rf        
7. P.Ballester         ss        E.Finney            3b        
8. P.Miro              2b        F.Robinson          c         
9. M.Crue              p         B.Romby             p         

CUBANS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; J.Benjamin walked; C.Clark out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [J.Benjamin to second]; M.Minoso out on
unknown play; L.Cabrera singled to left field [J.Benjamin
scored]; L.Louden out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubans 1, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; T.Butts out on
unknown play; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 0.

CUBANS 2ND: M.Arencibia out on unknown play; P.Ballester
singled; P.Miro grounded into a double play (T.Butts to
J.Gilliam to J.Washington) [P.Ballester out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: L.Lockett homered to leftfield; J.Washington
out on unknown play; F.Russell out on unknown play; E.Finney out
on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 1.

CUBANS 3RD: M.Crue out on unknown play; J.Benjamin singled;
C.Clark out on unknown play; M.Minoso out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 1.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: F.Robinson out on unknown play; B.Romby out
on unknown play; H.Kimbro walked; T.Butts out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 1.

CUBANS 4TH: L.Cabrera out on unknown play; L.Louden singled;
M.Arencibia out on unknown play; P.Ballester out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 1.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: J.Gilliam singled; L.Lockett out on unknown
play; J.Washington singled [J.Gilliam to second]; F.Russell
singled [J.Gilliam scored, J.Washington to second]; E.Finney out
on unknown play; F.Robinson out on unknown play; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

CUBANS 5TH: P.Miro walked; M.Crue grounded into a double play
(J.Gilliam to T.Butts to J.Washington) [P.Miro out at second];
J.Benjamin out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubans 1,
Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: B.Romby out on unknown play; H.Kimbro
singled; T.Butts out on unknown play; J.Gilliam out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

CUBANS 6TH: C.Clark out on unknown play; M.Minoso out on
unknown play; L.Cabrera singled; L.Louden walked [L.Cabrera to
second]; M.Arencibia out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: L.Lockett out on unknown play; J.Washington
out on unknown play; F.Russell singled; E.Finney out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

CUBANS 7TH: P.Ballester out on unknown play; P.Miro singled;
M.Crue out on unknown play; J.Benjamin out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: F.Robinson singled; B.Romby out on unknown
play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; T.Butts singled [F.Robinson
to second]; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

CUBANS 8TH: C.Clark walked; M.Minoso grounded into a double
play (E.Finney to J.Gilliam to J.Washington) [C.Clark out at
second]; L.Cabrera out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: L.Lockett out on unknown play; J.Washington
out on unknown play; F.Russell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

CUBANS 9TH: L.Louden out on unknown play; M.Arencibia out on
unknown play; P.Ballester out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubans 1, Elite Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubans           1   6   0   6
 Elite Giants     2   8   0   7


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