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Philadelphia Stars (PH5) 8 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 6

Game played on Saturday, May 15, 1948 (N) at Wilmington Park, Wilmington DE
Regular-Season game

Baltimore Elite Giants              5 0 0  0 0 0  0 1 0   -   6 12  1
Philadelphia Stars                  0 4 3  0 0 1  0 0 x   -   8 11  3

BATTING

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       3   1   1    0     2   0     2   0
Tommy Butts ss                        3   1   3    0     1   0     3   3
Jim Gilliam 2b                        5   1   2    0     0   0     3   5
Lester Lockett lf                     5   1   2    2     0   0     0   1
Johnny Washington 1b                  5   0   0    0     0   0     9   0
Frank Russell rf                      4   2   1    1     0   0     1   0
Ed Finney 3b                          3   0   1    0     1   0     2   1
Frazier Robinson c                    4   0   2    3     0   0     4   0
Clyde Sowell p                        1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Toots Ferrell p                     0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Bill Byrd p                         3   0   0    0     0   0     0   2
Totals                               36   6  12    6     4   0    24  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Tommy Butts, Jim Gilliam, Johnny Washington. 
E: 1.  Frazier Robinson. 

BATTING -
SH:  Tommy Butts. 
GDP:  Henry Kimbro, Jim Gilliam, Lester Lockett, Johnny Washington. 
Team LOB:  8

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Tommy Butts. 

Philadelphia Stars                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Murray Watkins 3b                     5   1   2    0     0   0     1   3
Frank Austin ss                       5   1   2    3     0   0     4   4
Harry Simpson cf                      3   0   0    0     1   0     3   0
Gene Benson rf                        4   0   2    1     0   0     2   0
Doc Dennis 1b                         2   1   0    0     2   0    10   0
Gabe Patterson lf                     4   2   1    1     0   0     1   0
Stanley Glenn c                       4   2   2    2     0   0     3   0
Mahlon Duckett 2b                     3   1   1    1     1   0     3   5
Henry McHenry p                       0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Barney Brown p                      4   0   1    0     0   0     0   2
Totals                               34   8  11    8     4   0    27  14

FIELDING -
DP: 4.  Murray Watkins 2, Frank Austin 3, Doc Dennis 4, Barney Brown 2. 
E: 3.  Murray Watkins, Mahlon Duckett 2. 

BATTING -
2B:  Frank Austin, Gabe Patterson, Stanley Glenn. 
3B:  Mahlon Duckett. 
GDP:  Frank Austin. 
Team LOB:  6

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Frank Austin. 

PITCHING

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Clyde Sowell L                       2.1     4   6    6   4   0   0  15
Toots Ferrell                        0       2   1    1   0   0   0  2
Bill Byrd                            5.2     5   1    0   0   0   0  21
Totals                               8      11   8    7   4   0   0  38


Philadelphia Stars                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Henry McHenry                        1       6   5    5   0   0   0  9
Barney Brown W                       8       6   1    1   4   0   0  32
Totals                               9      12   6    6   4   0   0  41



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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B -  Trusty, 2B -  , 3B -  Fonville

Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 1500

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Saturday, 5/15/1948 -- Baltimore Elite Giants at
Philadelphia Stars (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore                     Philadelphia                  
1. H.Kimbro            cf        M.Watkins           3b        
2. T.Butts             ss        F.Austin            ss        
3. J.Gilliam           2b        H.Simpson           cf        
4. L.Lockett           lf        G.Benson            rf        
5. J.Washington        1b        D.Dennis            1b        
6. F.Russell           rf        G.Patterson         lf        
7. E.Finney            3b        S.Glenn             c         
8. F.Robinson          c         M.Duckett           2b        
9. C.Sowell            p         H.McHenry           p         

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; H.Kimbro singled; T.Butts singled [H.Kimbro
to second]; J.Gilliam singled [H.Kimbro to third, T.Butts to
second]; L.Lockett singled [H.Kimbro scored, T.Butts scored,
J.Gilliam to second]; J.Washington out on unknown play;
F.Russell singled [J.Gilliam scored, L.Lockett to second];
E.Finney out on unknown play [L.Lockett to third, F.Russell to
second]; F.Robinson singled [L.Lockett scored, F.Russell
scored]; C.Sowell out on unknown play; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Elite Giants 5, Stars 0.

STARS 1ST: M.Watkins out on unknown play; F.Austin out on
unknown play; H.Simpson walked; G.Benson out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: B.BROWN REPLACED H.MCHENRY (PITCHING);
H.Kimbro walked; T.Butts out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown
fielder) [H.Kimbro to second]; J.Gilliam singled [H.Kimbro to
third]; L.Lockett grounded into a double play (B.Brown to
F.Austin to D.Dennis) [J.Gilliam out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 0.

STARS 2ND: D.Dennis walked; G.Patterson forced D.Dennis
(unknown fielder) [G.Patterson to first]; S.Glenn doubled to
left field [G.Patterson scored]; M.Duckett walked; B.Brown out
on unknown play; M.Watkins singled [S.Glenn to third, M.Duckett
to second]; F.Austin doubled [S.Glenn scored, M.Duckett scored,
M.Watkins scored]; H.Simpson out on unknown play; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 4.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: J.Washington out on unknown play; F.Russell
out on unknown play; E.Finney walked; F.Robinson out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 4.

STARS 3RD: G.Benson out on unknown play; D.Dennis walked;
G.Patterson doubled to center field [D.Dennis scored]; T.FERRELL
REPLACED C.SOWELL (PITCHING); S.Glenn singled [G.Patterson
scored]; M.Duckett tripled [S.Glenn scored]; B.BYRD REPLACED
T.FERRELL (PITCHING); B.Brown popped to unknown fielder;
M.Watkins popped to unknown fielder; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Elite Giants 5, Stars 7.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: B.Byrd out on unknown play; H.Kimbro walked;
T.Butts singled [H.Kimbro to second]; J.Gilliam grounded into a
double play (B.Brown to F.Austin to D.Dennis) [T.Butts out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 7.

STARS 4TH: F.Austin out on unknown play; H.Simpson out on
unknown play; G.Benson singled; D.Dennis out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 7.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: L.Lockett out on unknown play; J.Washington
out on unknown play; F.Russell reached on an error by M.Duckett
[F.Russell to first]; E.Finney singled [F.Russell to second];
F.Robinson out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Elite
Giants 5, Stars 7.

STARS 5TH: G.Patterson out on unknown play; S.Glenn out on
unknown play; M.Duckett out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 7.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: B.Byrd out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on
unknown play; T.Butts walked; T.Butts was caught stealing second
(unknown fielder); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars
7.

STARS 6TH: B.Brown out on unknown play; M.Watkins out on
unknown play; F.Austin singled; F.Austin stole second [F.Austin
to third (error by F.Robinson)]; H.Simpson reached on a
fielder's choice; G.Benson singled to left field (L.Lockett to
E.Finney) [F.Austin scored (unearned), H.Simpson out at third];
1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 8.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: J.Gilliam out on unknown play; L.Lockett
singled; J.Washington grounded into a double play (M.Watkins to
F.Austin to D.Dennis) [L.Lockett out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Stars 8.

STARS 7TH: D.Dennis out on unknown play; G.Patterson out on
unknown play; S.Glenn out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Elite Giants 5, Stars 8.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: F.Russell reached on an error by M.Duckett
[F.Russell to first]; E.Finney reached on an error by M.Watkins
[F.Russell to second, E.Finney to first]; F.Robinson singled
[F.Russell scored, E.Finney to second]; B.Byrd out on unknown
play; H.Kimbro grounded into a double play (M.Watkins to
D.Dennis) [E.Finney out at third]; 1 R, 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 6, Stars 8.

STARS 8TH: M.Duckett out on unknown play; B.Brown singled;
M.Watkins singled [B.Brown to second]; F.Austin grounded into a
double play (T.Butts to J.Gilliam to J.Washington) [M.Watkins
out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 6, Stars 8.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: T.Butts singled; J.Gilliam out on unknown
play; L.Lockett out on unknown play; J.Washington out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 6, Stars 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Elite Giants     6  12   1   8
 Stars            8  11   3   6


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