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Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 4 Cleveland Buckeyes (CVB) 3

Game played on Sunday, May 16, 1948 (D) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
Regular-Season game

Cleveland Buckeyes                  0 0 0  1 0 0  0 0 2   -   3  9  1
Kansas City Monarchs                1 0 2  0 0 0  1 0 x   -   4 10  2

BATTING

Cleveland Buckeyes                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
George Minor cf                       4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Archie Ware 1b                        4   0   1    0     0        10   0
Leon Kellman 3b                       4   0   1    0     0         0   1
Willie Grace rf                       4   2   1    0     0         0   0
Al Smith lf                           4   1   3    0     0         0   0
Joe Greene c                          4   0   0    0     0   2     7   1
Chico Renfroe ss                      4   0   1    1     0         3   3
Bill Reynolds 2b                      3   0   1    0     0         3   7
  Clyde Nelson ph                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Webbo Clarke p                        1   0   1    0     0         1   0
  Sam Jones p                         2   0   0    0     0         0   2
Totals                               35   3   9    1     0   8    24  14

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Archie Ware, Chico Renfroe, Bill Reynolds. 
E: 1.  Chico Renfroe. 
PB: 1.  Joe Greene. 

BATTING -
2B:  Al Smith. 
GDP:  Leon Kellman, Bill Reynolds. 
Team LOB:  5


Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
 2b                                   3   0   0    0     1         2   1
 3b                                   3   2   1    0     1         0   1
 rf                                   4   1   2    2     0         0   0
Willard Brown cf                      4   0   2    1     0   1     1   0
 lf                                   4   0   2    0     0         1   0
 ONeil,Buck,R,R,KCM,
richg102,Richardson,Gene,L,L,KCM,
robec103,Roberts,Curtis,R,R,KCM,
scotj106,Scott,Johnie,L,L,KCM,
smitf107,Smith,Ford,B,R,KCM,
smith111,Smith,Hilton,R,R,KCM,
soueh101,Souell,Herb,B,R,KCM,
stubm102,Stubblefield,Mickey,R,R,KCM,
taboe101,Taborn,Earl,R,R,KCM,
thomh103,Thompson,Hank,L,R,KCM,
thomu105,Thomas,,?,?,KCM,
willu103,Williams,,?,?,KCM,
wrigr105,Wright,Red,?,?,KCM,
 1b   3   0   1    0     1         8   2
Gene Baker ss                         4   0   1    0     0         5   2
 c                                    4   0   0    0     0        10   0
 p                                    3   1   1    0     0         0   3
Totals                               32   4  10    3     3   4    27   9

FIELDING -
DP: 3.  ,  ONeil,Buck,R,R,KCM,
richg102,Richardson,Gene,L,L,KCM,
robec103,Roberts,Curtis,R,R,KCM,
scotj106,Scott,Johnie,L,L,KCM,
smitf107,Smith,Ford,B,R,KCM,
smith111,Smith,Hilton,R,R,KCM,
soueh101,Souell,Herb,B,R,KCM,
stubm102,Stubblefield,Mickey,R,R,KCM,
taboe101,Taborn,Earl,R,R,KCM,
thomh103,Thompson,Hank,L,R,KCM,
thomu105,Thomas,,?,?,KCM,
willu103,Williams,,?,?,KCM,
wrigr105,Wright,Red,?,?,KCM,
 3, Gene Baker 3, . 
E: 2.  Willard Brown, . 

BATTING -
2B:  . 
3B:  . 
GDP:  . 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
SB:  , Willard Brown, . 
CS:  . 

PITCHING

Cleveland Buckeyes                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Webbo Clarke L                       2.2     5   3    2   1   2   0  14
Sam Jones                            5.1     5   1    1   2   2   0  21
Totals                               8      10   4    3   3   4   0  35


Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
 W                                   9       9   3    1   0   8   0  35
Totals                               9       9   3    1   0   8   0  35



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Umpires: HP - Bullet Rogan, 1B - Frank Duncan, 2B -  , 3B - Sylvester Vaughn

Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 14161

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 5/16/1948 -- Cleveland Buckeyes at Kansas City
Monarchs (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland                     Kansas City                   
1. G.Minor             cf        C.Roberts           2b        
2. A.Ware              1b        H.Souell            3b        
3. L.Kellman           3b        H.Thompson          rf        
4. W.Grace             rf        W.Brown             cf        
5. A.Smith             lf        J.Scott             lf        
6. J.Greene            c         B.O'Neil            1b        
7. C.Renfroe           ss        G.Baker             ss        
8. B.Reynolds          2b        E.Taborn            c         
9. W.Clarke            p         F.Smith             p         

BUCKEYES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories
and box sc; G.Minor out on unknown play; A.Ware singled;
L.Kellman grounded into a double play (G.Baker to C.Roberts to
B.O'Neil) [A.Ware out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Buckeyes 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: C.Roberts out on unknown play; H.Souell walked;
H.Thompson grounded out (W.Clarke unassisted) [H.Souell to
second]; W.Brown singled to pitcher [H.Souell scored]; J.Scott
out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Monarchs
1.

BUCKEYES 2ND: W.Grace out on unknown play; A.Smith doubled;
J.Greene reached on an error by E.Taborn [J.Greene to first];
C.Renfroe lined into a double play (B.O'Neil to G.Baker)
[A.Smith out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 0,
Monarchs 1.

MONARCHS 2ND: B.O'Neil singled; G.Baker out on unknown play;
E.Taborn grounded into a double play (C.Renfroe to B.Reynolds to
A.Ware) [B.O'Neil out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Buckeyes 0, Monarchs 1.

BUCKEYES 3RD: B.Reynolds singled; W.Clarke singled [B.Reynolds
to second]; G.Minor out on unknown play; A.Ware out on unknown
play; L.Kellman out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Buckeyes 0, Monarchs 1.

MONARCHS 3RD: F.Smith doubled to left field; C.Roberts popped
to C.Renfroe; H.Souell grounded out (C.Renfroe to A.Ware);
H.Thompson tripled to right field [F.Smith scored]; W.Brown
reached on an error by C.Renfroe [H.Thompson scored (unearned)
(no RBI), W.Brown to first]; J.Scott singled to pitcher [W.Brown
to second]; W.Brown stole third and J.Scott stole second;
S.JONES REPLACED W.CLARKE (PITCHING); B.O'Neil popped to
B.Reynolds; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Monarchs 3.

BUCKEYES 4TH: W.Grace singled; A.Smith singled [W.Grace to
second]; J.Greene struck out; C.Renfroe singled [W.Grace scored,
A.Smith to second]; B.Reynolds grounded into a double play
(F.Smith to G.Baker to B.O'Neil) [C.Renfroe out at second]; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 4TH: G.Baker singled; E.Taborn out on unknown play;
J.Greene allowed a passed ball [G.Baker to second]; F.Smith out
on unknown play; C.Roberts out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 3.

BUCKEYES 5TH: S.Jones out on unknown play; G.Minor out on
unknown play; A.Ware out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 5TH: H.Souell singled; H.Thompson out on unknown play;
W.Brown singled [H.Souell to second]; J.Scott out on unknown
play; B.O'Neil walked [H.Souell to third, W.Brown to second];
H.Souell was out trying to advance to home and W.Brown advanced
to and B.O'Neil advanced to (unknown fielder); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 3.

BUCKEYES 6TH: L.Kellman out on unknown play; W.Grace out on
unknown play; A.Smith out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 6TH: G.Baker out on unknown play; E.Taborn out on
unknown play; F.Smith out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 3.

BUCKEYES 7TH: J.Greene out on unknown play; C.Renfroe out on
unknown play; B.Reynolds out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 7TH: C.Roberts walked; H.Souell forced C.Roberts
(unknown fielder) [H.Souell to first]; H.Souell stole second;
H.Thompson singled to right field [H.Souell scored]; W.Brown
struck out; J.Scott singled to pitcher [H.Thompson to third];
H.Thompson was caught stealing home (J.Greene to C.Renfroe to
J.Greene); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 4.

BUCKEYES 8TH: S.Jones out on unknown play; G.Minor out on
unknown play; A.Ware out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 4.

MONARCHS 8TH: B.O'Neil out on unknown play; G.Baker out on
unknown play; E.Taborn out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 4.

BUCKEYES 9TH: L.Kellman singled to right field; W.Grace forced
L.Kellman (unknown fielder) [W.Grace to first]; A.Smith singled
to center field [W.Grace to second]; J.Greene struck out;
C.Renfroe reached on an error by W.Brown [W.Grace scored
(unearned) (no RBI), A.Smith scored (unearned) (no RBI),
C.Renfroe to second]; C.NELSON BATTED FOR B.REYNOLDS; C.Nelson
flied to W.Brown; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 3,
Monarchs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Buckeyes         3   9   1   5
 Monarchs         4  10   2   7


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