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Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 3 New York Cubans (NY6) 2

Game played on Sunday, May 23, 1948 (D) at Yankee Stadium I, New York NY
Regular-Season game

Baltimore Elite Giants              0 0 0  0 0 0  2 0 0  1  -   3  6  1
New York Cubans                     1 0 1  0 0 0  0 0 0  0  -   2  7  2

BATTING

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       5   0   1    0     0   0     3   0
Tommy Butts ss                        4   1   1    0     0   0     4   5
Jim Gilliam 2b                        4   1   1    0     0   0     2   2
Lester Lockett lf                     3   0   0    0     0   0     2   0
Frank Russell 1b                      4   0   1    2     0   0    12   1
Ed Finney 3b                          4   1   1    0     0   0     0   3
Bob Romby rf                          4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Frazier Robinson c                    4   0   0    0     0   0     6   1
Jonas Gaines p                        3   0   0    0     0   0     0   2
  Joe Black p                         1   0   1    1     0   0     0   0
Totals                               36   3   6    3     0   0    30  14

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Tommy Butts, Jim Gilliam, Frank Russell 2. 
E: 1.  Tommy Butts. 

BATTING -
3B:  Ed Finney. 
SH:  Lester Lockett. 
GDP:  Ed Finney. 
Team LOB:  4


New York Cubans                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jerry Benjamin cf                     3   2   1    0     2   0     1   0
Juan Leon rf                          4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Minnie Minoso 3b                      4   0   1    0     0   0     1   0
Lorenzo Cabrera 1b                    3   0   1    2     1   0    13   0
Ray Noble c                           4   0   0    0     0   0     5   1
Cleveland Clark lf                    4   0   1    0     0   0     2   0
Pedro Ballester ss                    4   0   0    0     0   0     1   4
Pedro Miro 2b                         4   0   1    0     0   0     5   4
Patricio Scantlebury p                4   0   2    0     0   0     1   4
Totals                               34   2   7    2     3   0    30  13

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Lorenzo Cabrera, Pedro Ballester, Pedro Miro. 
E: 2.  Minnie Minoso, Pedro Miro. 

BATTING -
SH:  Juan Leon. 
GDP:  Juan Leon. 
Team LOB:  6


PITCHING

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jonas Gaines                         7       6   2    2   3   0   0  28
Joe Black W                          3       1   0    0   0   0   0  10
Totals                               10      7   2    2   3   0   0  38

Jonas Gaines pitched to 2 batters in the 8th inning

New York Cubans                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Patricio Scantlebury L               10      6   3    3   0   0   0  37
Totals                               10      6   3    3   0   0   0  37



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Umpires: HP - Jim Drumgoole, 1B -  Fernandez

Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 5000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 5/23/1948, game 1 -- Baltimore Elite Giants at
New York Cubans (D)

Starting Lineups:

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

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; H.Kimbro reached on an error by P.Miro
[H.Kimbro to first]; T.Butts out on unknown play; J.Gilliam out
on unknown play; L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 0.

CUBANS 1ST: J.Benjamin singled; J.Leon out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [J.Benjamin to second]; M.Minoso out on
unknown play; L.Cabrera singled [J.Benjamin scored]; R.Noble out
on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 1.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: F.Russell out on unknown play; E.Finney out
on unknown play; B.Romby out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 1.

CUBANS 2ND: C.Clark singled; P.Ballester out on unknown play;
P.Miro out on unknown play; P.Scantlebury out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 1.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Gaines out
on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 1.

CUBANS 3RD: J.Benjamin walked; J.Leon out on unknown play;
M.Minoso singled [J.Benjamin to third]; L.Cabrera out on unknown
play [J.Benjamin scored]; R.Noble out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 2.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: T.Butts out on unknown play; J.Gilliam out on
unknown play; L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 2.

CUBANS 4TH: C.Clark out on unknown play; P.Ballester out on
unknown play; P.Miro out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Elite Giants 0, Cubans 2.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: F.Russell out on unknown play; E.Finney out
on unknown play; B.Romby out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 2.

CUBANS 5TH: P.Scantlebury singled; J.Benjamin out on unknown
play; J.Leon grounded into a double play (J.Gilliam to T.Butts
to F.Russell) [P.Scantlebury out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 2.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Gaines out
on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Cubans 2.

CUBANS 6TH: M.Minoso out on unknown play; L.Cabrera walked;
R.Noble lined into a double play (F.Russell unassisted)
[L.Cabrera out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 0,
Cubans 2.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: T.Butts singled; J.Gilliam singled [T.Butts
to second]; L.Lockett out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder)
[T.Butts to third, J.Gilliam to second]; F.Russell singled
[T.Butts scored, J.Gilliam scored]; E.Finney grounded into a
double play (P.Ballester to P.Miro to L.Cabrera) [F.Russell out
at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Cubans 2.

CUBANS 7TH: C.Clark out on unknown play; P.Ballester out on
unknown play; P.Miro out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Elite Giants 2, Cubans 2.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: B.Romby reached on an error by M.Minoso
[B.Romby to first]; F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Gaines out
on unknown play; H.Kimbro singled [B.Romby to second]; T.Butts
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 2,
Cubans 2.

CUBANS 8TH: P.Scantlebury singled to shortstop [P.Scantlebury
to second (error by T.Butts)]; J.Benjamin walked; J.BLACK
REPLACED J.GAINES (PITCHING); J.Leon out on unknown play;
M.Minoso out on unknown play; L.Cabrera out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Cubans 2.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: J.Gilliam out on unknown play; L.Lockett out
on unknown play; F.Russell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Cubans 2.

CUBANS 9TH: R.Noble out on unknown play; C.Clark out on unknown
play; P.Ballester out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Elite Giants 2, Cubans 2.

ELITE GIANTS 10TH: E.Finney tripled; B.Romby out on unknown
play; F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Black singled to center
field [E.Finney scored]; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 3, Cubans 2.

CUBANS 10TH: P.Miro singled; P.Scantlebury out on unknown play;
J.Benjamin out on unknown play; J.Leon out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 3, Cubans 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Elite Giants     3   6   1   4
 Cubans           2   7   2   6


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