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Indianapolis Clowns (IN9) 7 Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 3

Game played on Friday, May 28, 1948 (N) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
Regular-Season game

Indianapolis Clowns                 2 0 1  0 0 0  3 1 0   -   7 12  2
Kansas City Monarchs                0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 3   -   3  6  1

BATTING

Indianapolis Clowns                  AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Coco Ferrer ss                        4   1   1    0     1         1   1
Henry Merchant cf                     4   2   2    1     0         3   0
Ray Neil 2b                           4   2   3    0     1         2   1
Sam Hairston c                        5   1   3    4     0         8   1
Ted Strong rf                         4   0   1    2     1         4   0
Goose Tatum 1b                        3   0   0    0     1         6   0
Rafael Cabrera lf                     4   0   1    0     0         2   0
Luis Perez 3b                         4   1   1    0     0         1   2
Luis Cabrera p                        4   0   0    0     0   1     0   2
Totals                               36   7  12    7     4   3    27   7

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Sam Hairston, Goose Tatum. 
E: 2.  Henry Merchant, Goose Tatum. 

BATTING -
3B:  Sam Hairston. 
SH:  Henry Merchant. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Rafael Cabrera. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
 2b                                   3   0   1    0     1         3   2
 3b                                   4   0   1    0     0         1   0
 lf                                   2   0   0    0     1         3   1
Willard Brown cf                      3   0   0    0     1   3     0   0
 rf                                   4   1   1    0     0         2   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,
 1b   4   1   1    0     0        12   1
Gene Baker ss                         4   1   1    2     0         3   4
 c                                    4   0   1    1     0         3   2
 p                                    1   0   0    0     0         0   0
   p                                  2   0   0    0     0         0   1
   ph                                 1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               32   3   6    3     3   7    27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 2.   2, ,  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,
 2, Gene Baker. 
E: 1.  Willard Brown. 

BATTING -
2B:  . 
3B:  Gene Baker. 
SH:  . 
Team LOB:  6


PITCHING

Indianapolis Clowns                  IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Luis Cabrera W                       9       6   3    3   3   7   0  36
Totals                               9       6   3    3   3   7   0  36


Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
 L                                   2.1     7   3    3   0   0   0  13
                                     6.2     5   4    4   4   3   0  28
Totals                               9      12   7    7   4   3   0  41



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

Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 3513

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Friday, 5/28/1948 -- Indianapolis Clowns at Kansas City
Monarchs (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Indianapolis                  Kansas City                   
1. C.Ferrer            ss        C.Roberts           2b        
2. H.Merchant          cf        H.Souell            3b        
3. R.Neil              2b        H.Thompson          lf        
4. S.Hairston          c         W.Brown             cf        
5. T.Strong            rf        J.Scott             rf        
6. G.Tatum             1b        B.O'Neil            1b        
7. R.Cabrera           lf        G.Baker             ss        
8. L.Perez             3b        E.Taborn            c         
9. L.Cabrera           p         G.Richardson        p         

CLOWNS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; C.Ferrer out on unknown play; H.Merchant singled; R.Neil
singled [H.Merchant to second]; S.Hairston singled [H.Merchant
scored, R.Neil to second]; T.Strong singled (J.Scott to
H.Souell) [R.Neil scored, S.Hairston out at third]; G.Tatum out
on unknown play; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 2, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: C.Roberts singled; H.Souell singled [C.Roberts to
second]; H.Thompson out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder)
[C.Roberts to third, H.Souell to second]; W.Brown walked;
J.Scott out on unknown play; B.O'Neil out on unknown play; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Clowns 2, Monarchs 0.

CLOWNS 2ND: R.Cabrera out on unknown play; L.Perez out on
unknown play; L.Cabrera out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Clowns 2, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 2ND: G.Baker out on unknown play; E.Taborn singled to
center field [E.Taborn to second (error by H.Merchant)];
G.Richardson out on unknown play; C.Roberts out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 2, Monarchs 0.

CLOWNS 3RD: C.Ferrer out on unknown play; H.Merchant singled;
R.Neil singled [H.Merchant to second]; S.Hairston singled
[H.Merchant scored, R.Neil to second]; H.SMITH REPLACED
G.RICHARDSON (PITCHING); T.Strong walked [R.Neil to third,
S.Hairston to second]; G.Tatum flied to unknown fielder;
R.Cabrera flied to unknown fielder; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Clowns 3, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 3RD: H.Souell out on unknown play; H.Thompson walked;
W.Brown struck out while (S.Hairston to G.Tatum); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Clowns 3, Monarchs 0.

CLOWNS 4TH: L.Perez reached on an error by W.Brown [L.Perez to
first]; L.Cabrera out on unknown play; C.Ferrer out on unknown
play; H.Merchant out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Clowns 3, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 4TH: J.Scott out on unknown play; B.O'Neil out on
unknown play; G.Baker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Clowns 3, Monarchs 0.

CLOWNS 5TH: R.Neil out on unknown play; S.Hairston out on
unknown play; T.Strong out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Clowns 3, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 5TH: E.Taborn out on unknown play; H.Smith out on
unknown play; C.Roberts walked; H.Souell out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 3, Monarchs 0.

CLOWNS 6TH: G.Tatum out on unknown play; R.Cabrera singled;
R.Cabrera stole second; L.Perez out on unknown play; L.Cabrera
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 3, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 6TH: H.Thompson out on unknown play; W.Brown struck
out; J.Scott out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Clowns
3, Monarchs 0.

CLOWNS 7TH: C.Ferrer walked; H.Merchant out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [C.Ferrer to second]; R.Neil singled [C.Ferrer
to third]; S.Hairston tripled to left-center [C.Ferrer scored,
R.Neil scored]; T.Strong out on unknown play [S.Hairston
scored]; G.Tatum walked; R.Cabrera out on unknown play; 3 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 6, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 7TH: B.O'Neil reached on an error by G.Tatum [B.O'Neil
to first]; G.Baker out on unknown play; E.Taborn out on unknown
play; H.Smith out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns
6, Monarchs 0.

CLOWNS 8TH: L.Perez singled to shortstop; L.Cabrera struck out;
C.Ferrer singled to center field [L.Perez to third]; H.Merchant
hit into a double play (G.Baker to B.O'Neil to C.Roberts)
[L.Perez scored, C.Ferrer out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Clowns 7, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 8TH: C.Roberts out on unknown play; H.Souell out on
unknown play; H.Thompson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Clowns 7, Monarchs 0.

CLOWNS 9TH: R.Neil walked; S.Hairston hit into a double play
(H.Thompson to C.Roberts to B.O'Neil) [R.Neil out at first];
T.Strong out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Clowns 7,
Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 9TH: W.Brown struck out; J.Scott doubled to center
field; B.O'Neil singled to center field [J.Scott to third];
G.Baker tripled to left field [J.Scott scored, B.O'Neil scored];
E.Taborn flied to R.Cabrera [G.Baker scored]; F.SMITH BATTED FOR
H.SMITH; F.Smith popped to G.Tatum; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Clowns 7, Monarchs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Clowns           7  12   2   7
 Monarchs         3   6   1   6


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