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Homestead Grays (HOM) 3 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 2

Game played on Sunday, May 30, 1948 (D) at Bugle Field, Baltimore MD
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     1 0 1  0 0 0  0 1 0   -   3  9  2
Baltimore Elite Giants              0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 2   -   2  7  2

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       5   2   3    0     0         1   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       2   0   1    0     0         3   5
Bob Thurman rf                        5   0   1    1     0         1   0
Luke Easter lf                        1   1   1    0     4         0   0
Wilmer Fields 3b                      5   0   2    1     0         0   0
Bob Boston 1b                         5   0   0    0     0        14   2
Eudie Napier c                        3   0   0    0     1         4   0
Clarence Bruce 2b                     4   0   1    0     0         2   8
Tom Parker p                          4   0   0    0     0         2   1
Totals                               34   3   9    2     5   4    27  16

FIELDING -
DP: 3.  Sam Bankhead 2, Bob Boston 2, Eudie Napier, Clarence Bruce 2. 
E: 2.  Sam Bankhead, Bob Thurman. 

BATTING -
2B:  Luis Marquez. 
SH:  Sam Bankhead 3. 
GDP:  Wilmer Fields. 
Team LOB:  12


Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       3   0   0    0     1         4   0
Hoss Walker ss                        4   0   0    0     0         2   3
Jim Gilliam 2b                        4   1   1    0     0         1   1
Lester Lockett lf                     4   0   2    0     0         1   1
Frank Russell 1b                      4   1   0    0     0        10   1
Ed Finney 3b                          3   0   1    0     1         1   3
Bob Romby rf                          3   0   0    0     1         1   0
Frazier Robinson c                    3   0   1    0     0         6   0
  Johnny Washington ph                1   0   1    1     0         0   0
  Jonas Gaines pr                     0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Joe Black p                           2   0   1    0     1         1   3
  Bill Byrd ph                        1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               32   2   7    1     4   3    27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Hoss Walker, Jim Gilliam, Frank Russell. 
E: 2.  Hoss Walker 2. 

BATTING -
2B:  Ed Finney. 
GDP:  Henry Kimbro, Lester Lockett. 
Team LOB:  7


PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Tom Parker W                         9       7   2    2   4   3   0  36
Totals                               9       7   2    2   4   3   0  36


Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Joe Black L                          9       9   3    2   5   4   0  42
Totals                               9       9   3    2   5   4   0  42



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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Ted Lewis

Time of Game: 1:54   Attendance: 1400

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 5/30/1948 -- Homestead Grays at Baltimore Elite
Giants (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Baltimore                     
1. L.Marquez           cf        H.Kimbro            cf        
2. S.Bankhead          ss        H.Walker            ss        
3. B.Thurman           rf        J.Gilliam           2b        
4. L.Easter            lf        L.Lockett           lf        
5. W.Fields            3b        F.Russell           1b        
6. B.Boston            1b        E.Finney            3b        
7. E.Napier            c         B.Romby             rf        
8. C.Bruce             2b        F.Robinson          c         
9. T.Parker            p         J.Black             p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc Game played in a steady drizzle; L.Marquez doubled;
S.Bankhead out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [L.Marquez
to third]; B.Thurman out on unknown play; L.Easter walked;
W.Fields singled [L.Marquez scored, L.Easter to second];
B.Boston out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1,
Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: H.Kimbro walked; H.Walker out on unknown
play; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; L.Lockett singled [H.Kimbro
to second]; F.Russell out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Grays 1, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 2ND: E.Napier walked; C.Bruce singled [E.Napier to
second]; T.Parker out on unknown play; L.Marquez out on unknown
play; S.Bankhead singled [E.Napier to third, C.Bruce to second];
B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 1,
Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: E.Finney doubled; B.Romby out on unknown play
[E.Finney to third]; F.Robinson hit into a double play (C.Bruce
to E.Napier) [E.Finney out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 1, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 3RD: L.Easter singled; W.Fields reached on an error by
H.Walker [L.Easter to second, W.Fields to first]; B.Boston
reached on an error by H.Walker [L.Easter scored (unearned) (no
RBI), W.Fields to second, B.Boston to first]; E.Napier out on
unknown play; C.Bruce out on unknown play; T.Parker out on
unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 2, Elite
Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: J.Black singled; H.Kimbro grounded into a
double play (C.Bruce to S.Bankhead to B.Boston) [J.Black out at
second]; H.Walker out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 2, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 4TH: L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on
unknown play; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: J.Gilliam reached on an error by S.Bankhead
[J.Gilliam to first]; L.Lockett grounded into a double play
(S.Bankhead to B.Boston) [J.Gilliam out at second]; F.Russell
out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 2, Elite
Giants 0.

GRAYS 5TH: L.Easter walked; W.Fields singled [L.Easter to
second]; B.Boston out on unknown play; E.Napier out on unknown
play; C.Bruce out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays
2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: E.Finney out on unknown play; B.Romby walked;
F.Robinson singled [B.Romby to second]; J.Black out on unknown
play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays
2, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 6TH: T.Parker out on unknown play; L.Marquez singled;
S.Bankhead reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt
[L.Marquez to second]; B.Thurman out on unknown play; L.Easter
walked [L.Marquez to third, S.Bankhead to second]; W.Fields out
on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: H.Walker out on unknown play; J.Gilliam out
on unknown play; L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 2, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 7TH: B.Boston out on unknown play; E.Napier out on
unknown play; C.Bruce out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Grays 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: 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.  Grays 2, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 8TH: T.Parker out on unknown play; L.Marquez singled;
S.Bankhead out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [L.Marquez
to second]; B.Thurman singled to left field (L.Lockett to
J.Gilliam) [L.Marquez scored, B.Thurman out at second]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Black
walked; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; H.Walker out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 9TH: L.Easter walked; W.Fields grounded into a double
play (J.Gilliam to H.Walker to F.Russell) [L.Easter out at
second]; B.Boston out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 3, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: J.Gilliam singled; L.Lockett singled to right
field [J.Gilliam scored (no RBI) (error by B.Thurman)];
F.Russell forced L.Lockett (unknown fielder) [F.Russell to
first]; E.Finney walked [F.Russell to second]; B.Romby out on
unknown play; J.WASHINGTON BATTED FOR F.ROBINSON; J.Washington
singled to right field [F.Russell scored, E.Finney to second];
J.GAINES RAN FOR J.WASHINGTON; B.BYRD BATTED FOR J.BLACK; B.Byrd
forced J.Gaines (S.Bankhead unassisted) [B.Byrd to first]; 2 R,
3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            3   9   2  12
 Elite Giants     2   7   2   7


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