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Philadelphia Stars (PH5) 12 Newark Eagles (NW2) 2

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

Newark Eagles                       0 0 0  0 0 2  0 0 0   -   2  4  5
Philadelphia Stars                  4 0 0  8 0 0  0 0 x   -  12 14  0

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       3   1   0    0     1   0     1   0
Curley Williams ss                    3   1   1    0     1   0     2   3
Lennie Pearson 1b                     4   0   0    0     0   0    15   0
Bob Harvey rf                         4   0   1    0     0   0     1   0
Johnny Davis lf                       4   0   1    2     0   0     1   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         4   0   0    0     0   0     0   5
Earl Ashby c                          3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
   Drummer c                          0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     2   0   0    0     1   0     4   7
Cotton Williams p                     1   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
  Jim Carter p                        2   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
Totals                               30   2   4    2     3   0    24  17

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Curley Williams, Lennie Pearson, Leroy Williams. 
E: 5.  Curley Williams, Lennie Pearson, Bob Wilson, Leroy Williams 2. 

BATTING -
3B:  Johnny Davis. 
Team LOB:  4


Philadelphia Stars                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Murray Watkins 3b                     5   0   1    0     0   0     0   1
Frank Austin ss                       5   2   1    0     0   0     2   7
Harry Simpson cf                      4   2   1    0     1   0     1   0
Gene Benson rf                        5   2   2    4     0   0     0   0
Doc Dennis 1b                         5   2   3    2     0   0    14   0
Gabe Patterson lf                     5   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Bill Cash c                           4   0   0    0     0   0     5   1
Mahlon Duckett 2b                     4   2   3    1     0   0     5   2
Henry Miller p                        4   1   2    1     0   0     0   1
Totals                               41  12  14    8     1   0    27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Frank Austin, Bill Cash, Henry Miller. 

BATTING -
2B:  Gene Benson 2, Doc Dennis. 
GDP:  Gabe Patterson. 
Team LOB:  6

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Doc Dennis, Gabe Patterson 2. 

PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Cotton Williams L                    3.1    10  11    2   0   0   0  24
Jim Carter                           4.2     4   1    0   1   0   0  18
Totals                               8      14  12    2   1   0   0  42


Philadelphia Stars                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Henry Miller W                       9       4   2    2   3   0   0  33
Totals                               9       4   2    2   3   0   0  33



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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Cornelius Rhoades, 2B -  , 3B - Phil Cockrell

Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 4301

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Friday, 5/14/1948, game 2 -- Newark Eagles at
Philadelphia Stars (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Newark                        Philadelphia                  
1. J.Wilkes            cf        M.Watkins           3b        
2. C.Williams          ss        F.Austin            ss        
3. L.Pearson           1b        H.Simpson           cf        
4. B.Harvey            rf        G.Benson            rf        
5. J.Davis             lf        D.Dennis            1b        
6. B.Wilson            3b        G.Patterson         lf        
7. E.Ashby             c         B.Cash              c         
8. L.Williams          2b        M.Duckett           2b        
9. C.Williams          p         H.Miller            p         

EAGLES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; 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. 
Eagles 0, Stars 0.

STARS 1ST: M.Watkins out on unknown play; F.Austin reached on
an error by C.Williams [F.Austin to first]; H.Simpson singled
[F.Austin to second]; G.Benson doubled [F.Austin scored
(unearned), H.Simpson scored]; D.Dennis doubled [G.Benson
scored]; G.Patterson reached on an error by B.Wilson [D.Dennis
scored (unearned) (no RBI), G.Patterson to first]; B.Cash out on
unknown play; M.Duckett singled [G.Patterson to second];
H.Miller out on unknown play; 4 R (2 ER), 4 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 0, Stars 4.

EAGLES 2ND: B.Harvey singled; J.Davis out on unknown play
[B.Harvey to second]; B.Wilson reached on a fielder's choice
that turned into a double play (H.Miller to B.Cash to F.Austin)
[B.Harvey out at home, B.Wilson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 0, Stars 4.

STARS 2ND: M.Watkins out on unknown play; F.Austin singled;
H.Simpson out on unknown play; G.Benson out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Stars 4.

EAGLES 3RD: E.Ashby out on unknown play; L.Williams walked;
C.Williams out on unknown play; J.Wilkes out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Stars 4.

STARS 3RD: D.Dennis out on unknown play; G.Patterson out on
unknown play; B.Cash out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 0, Stars 4.

EAGLES 4TH: C.Williams walked; L.Pearson out on unknown play;
B.Harvey out on unknown play; J.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Stars 4.

STARS 4TH: M.Duckett singled; H.Miller singled [M.Duckett to
second]; M.Watkins out on unknown play; F.Austin reached on an
error by L.Williams [M.Duckett to third, H.Miller to second,
F.Austin to first]; H.Simpson reached on an error by L.Pearson
[M.Duckett scored (unearned) (no RBI), H.Miller scored
(unearned) (no RBI), F.Austin to third, H.Simpson to second];
G.Benson doubled to left-center [F.Austin scored (unearned),
H.Simpson scored (unearned)]; D.Dennis singled [G.Benson scored
(unearned)]; G.Patterson singled [D.Dennis to second]; J.CARTER
REPLACED C.WILLIAMS (PITCHING); D.Dennis stole third and
G.Patterson stole second; B.Cash out on unknown play; M.Duckett
singled [D.Dennis scored (unearned)]; G.Patterson stole third
[G.Patterson scored (unearned) (error by L.Williams), M.Duckett
to second]; H.Miller singled [M.Duckett scored (unearned)];
M.Watkins singled [H.Miller to second]; F.Austin flied to
J.Wilkes; 8 R (0 ER), 8 H, 3 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 0, Stars 12.

EAGLES 5TH: B.Wilson out on unknown play; E.Ashby singled;
L.Williams out on unknown play; J.Carter out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Stars 12.

STARS 5TH: H.Simpson walked; G.Benson out on unknown play;
D.Dennis singled [H.Simpson to second]; G.Patterson grounded
into a double play (C.Williams to L.Williams to L.Pearson)
[D.Dennis out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Stars
12.

EAGLES 6TH: J.Wilkes walked; C.Williams singled [J.Wilkes to
second]; L.Pearson out on unknown play; B.Harvey out on unknown
play; J.Davis tripled [J.Wilkes scored, C.Williams scored];
B.Wilson out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 2,
Stars 12.

STARS 6TH: B.Cash out on unknown play; M.Duckett out on unknown
play; H.Miller out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 2, Stars 12.

EAGLES 7TH: E.Ashby out on unknown play; L.Williams out on
unknown play; J.Carter out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 2, Stars 12.

STARS 7TH:  REPLACED E.ASHBY (PLAYING C); M.Watkins out on
unknown play; F.Austin out on unknown play; H.Simpson out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 2, Stars 12.

EAGLES 8TH: 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.  Eagles 2, Stars 12.

STARS 8TH: G.Benson out on unknown play; D.Dennis out on
unknown play; G.Patterson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 2, Stars 12.

EAGLES 9TH: 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.  Eagles 2, Stars 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Eagles           2   4   5   4
 Stars           12  14   0   6


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