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Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 8 Cleveland Buckeyes (CVB) 2

Game played on Friday, May 21, 1948 (N) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
Regular-Season game

Cleveland Buckeyes                  0 0 0  1 0 0  1 0 0   -   2  4  2
Kansas City Monarchs                0 0 0  0 1 2  2 3 x   -   8 13  1

BATTING

Cleveland Buckeyes                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Sam Jethroe cf                        4   0   1    1     0         2   0
Archie Ware 1b                        3   0   1    0     1         6   0
Willie Grace rf                       3   1   0    0     0         0   0
Leon Kellman 3b                       3   0   1    0     1         2   2
Al Smith ss                           3   0   0    0     0         3   2
Joe Greene lf                         4   0   0    0     0         1   0
Bill Reynolds 2b                      3   0   0    0     0         0   2
  Chico Renfroe ph                    1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
Tommy Harris c                        4   1   1    0     0        10   1
Webbo Clarke p                        2   0   0    0     0         0   1
  Earnest Long p                      0   0   0    0     0         0   0
  George Jefferson p                  1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  John Brown p                        0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               31   2   4    1     2   7    24   8

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Bill Reynolds, Tommy Harris. 

BATTING -
2B:  Sam Jethroe, Leon Kellman, Tommy Harris. 
SH:  Willie Grace. 
HBP:  Al Smith. 
Team LOB:  6

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Al Smith. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
 2b                                   5   0   1    0     0         4   3
 3b                                   4   1   1    0     1         2   2
 rf                                   5   2   2    0     0         3   0
Willard Brown cf                      5   2   2    4     0         0   0
 lf                                   3   1   1    0     2         0   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   4   0   0    0     1         9   0
Gene Baker ss                         4   1   2    1     0         0   5
 c                                    3   1   2    0     1         9   0
 p                                    3   0   2    3     0         0   2
Totals                               36   8  13    8     5   9    27  12

FIELDING -
E: 1.   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,
. 

BATTING -
2B:  , , , . 
HR:  Willard Brown 2. 
SH:  Gene Baker. 
HBP:  . 
Team LOB:  11


PITCHING

Cleveland Buckeyes                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Webbo Clarke                         5       5   1    1   2   6   1  23
Earnest Long L                       0.1     3   2    2   0   0   0  4
George Jefferson                     1.1     3   2    2   2   1   0  9
John Brown                           1.1     2   3    3   1   2   1  7
Totals                               8      13   8    8   5   9   2  43

HBP:  Webbo Clarke. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
 W                                   9       4   2    1   2   7   0  35
Totals                               9       4   2    1   2   7   0  35

HBP:  . 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

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

Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Friday, 5/21/1948 -- Cleveland Buckeyes at Kansas City
Monarchs (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland                     Kansas City                   
1. S.Jethroe           cf        C.Roberts           2b        
2. A.Ware              1b        H.Souell            3b        
3. W.Grace             rf        H.Thompson          rf        
4. L.Kellman           3b        W.Brown             cf        
5. A.Smith             ss        J.Scott             lf        
6. J.Greene            lf        B.O'Neil            1b        
7. B.Reynolds          2b        G.Baker             ss        
8. T.Harris            c         E.Taborn            c         
9. W.Clarke            p         F.Smith             p         

BUCKEYES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories
and box sc; S.Jethroe out on unknown play; A.Ware out on unknown
play; W.Grace out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Buckeyes 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: T.Harris dropped a foul fly hit by C.Roberts;
C.Roberts doubled; H.Souell out on unknown play; H.Thompson out
on unknown play; W.Brown out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Monarchs 0.

BUCKEYES 2ND: L.Kellman out on unknown play; A.Smith was hit by
a pitch; A.Smith stole second; J.Greene out on unknown play;
B.Reynolds out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes
0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 2ND: J.Scott walked; B.O'Neil out on unknown play;
G.Baker singled to second base [J.Scott to third (error by
B.Reynolds), G.Baker to second]; E.Taborn out on unknown play;
F.Smith out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Buckeyes 0,
Monarchs 0.

BUCKEYES 3RD: T.Harris out on unknown play; W.Clarke out on
unknown play; S.Jethroe out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 3RD: C.Roberts out on unknown play; H.Souell doubled;
H.Thompson out on unknown play; W.Brown out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Monarchs 0.

BUCKEYES 4TH: A.Ware walked; W.Grace forced A.Ware (unknown
fielder) [W.Grace to first]; L.Kellman doubled to left field
[W.Grace to third]; A.Smith out on unknown play; J.Greene
reached on an error by B.O'Neil [W.Grace scored (unearned) (no
RBI), L.Kellman to third, J.Greene to first]; B.Reynolds out on
unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs
0.

MONARCHS 4TH: J.Scott walked; B.O'Neil out on unknown play;
G.Baker out on unknown play; E.Taborn singled [J.Scott to
second]; F.Smith was hit by a pitch [J.Scott to third, E.Taborn
to second]; C.Roberts out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 0.

BUCKEYES 5TH: T.Harris out on unknown play; W.Clarke out on
unknown play; S.Jethroe out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 5TH: H.Souell out on unknown play; H.Thompson out on
unknown play; W.Brown homered to left-center; J.Scott out on
unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 1.

BUCKEYES 6TH: A.Ware singled; W.Grace out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [A.Ware to second]; L.Kellman walked; A.Smith
out on unknown play; J.Greene out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 1.

MONARCHS 6TH: E.LONG REPLACED W.CLARKE (PITCHING); B.O'Neil out
on unknown play; G.Baker singled; E.Taborn singled [G.Baker to
second]; F.Smith doubled [G.Baker scored, E.Taborn scored];
G.JEFFERSON REPLACED E.LONG (PITCHING); C.Roberts out on unknown
play; H.Souell out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Buckeyes 1, Monarchs 3.

BUCKEYES 7TH: B.Reynolds out on unknown play; T.Harris doubled;
G.Jefferson out on unknown play; S.Jethroe doubled [T.Harris
scored]; A.Ware out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Buckeyes 2, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 7TH: H.Thompson singled; W.Brown out on unknown play;
J.Scott singled [H.Thompson to second]; B.O'Neil walked
[H.Thompson to third, J.Scott to second]; G.Baker out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [H.Thompson scored, J.Scott to
third, B.O'Neil to second]; E.Taborn walked; F.Smith singled
[J.Scott scored, B.O'Neil to third, E.Taborn to second]; J.BROWN
REPLACED G.JEFFERSON (PITCHING); C.Roberts out on unknown play;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Buckeyes 2, Monarchs 5.

BUCKEYES 8TH: W.Grace out on unknown play; L.Kellman out on
unknown play; A.Smith out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Buckeyes 2, Monarchs 5.

MONARCHS 8TH: H.Souell walked; H.Thompson doubled to right
field [H.Souell to third]; W.Brown homered to leftfield
[H.Souell scored, H.Thompson scored]; J.Scott out on unknown
play; B.O'Neil out on unknown play; G.Baker out on unknown play;
3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Buckeyes 2, Monarchs 8.

BUCKEYES 9TH: J.Greene out on unknown play; C.RENFROE BATTED
FOR B.REYNOLDS; C.Renfroe struck out; T.Harris out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Buckeyes 2, Monarchs 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Buckeyes         2   4   2   6
 Monarchs         8  13   1  11


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