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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 5 Indianapolis Clowns (IN9) 0

Game played on Sunday, June 27, 1948 (D) at Rickwood Field , Birmingham AL
Regular-Season game

Indianapolis Clowns                 0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   0  4  0
Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 0  3 1 0  1 0 x   -   5  9  0

BATTING

Indianapolis Clowns                  AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Andres Mesa lf                        4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Reinaldo Drake cf                     2   0   0    0     2         1   0
Ray Neil 2b                           3   0   1    0     0         2   2
Sam Hairston c                        4   0   2    0     0         4   2
Ted Strong rf                         3   0   0    0     1         4   0
Goose Tatum 1b                        4   0   0    0     0        10   1
Coco Ferrer ss                        3   0   0    0     0         1   4
Luis Perez 3b                         3   0   1    0     0         2   3
Willie Cathey p                       3   0   0    0     0         0   1
Totals                               29   0   4    0     3   5    24  13

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Ray Neil, Goose Tatum 2, Coco Ferrer, Luis Perez. 

BATTING -
2B:  Ray Neil. 
SH:  Ray Neil. 
GDP:  Willie Cathey. 
Team LOB:  6


Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       4   0   2    1     0         2   7
John Britton 3b                       4   1   1    0     0         2   0
Ed Steele rf                          1   1   0    0     1         2   0
Piper Davis 2b                        4   1   2    2     0         3   2
Alonzo Perry 1b                       4   0   1    0     0         9   0
Norman Robinson cf                    4   0   1    1     0         4   0
Herman Bell c                         4   1   1    0     0         4   1
Jim Zapp lf                           3   0   0    0     0         1   0
Bill Greason p                        2   1   1    1     1         0   2
Totals                               30   5   9    5     2   4    27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Artie Wilson, Piper Davis, Alonzo Perry. 

BATTING -
3B:  Artie Wilson, Piper Davis. 
HBP:  Ed Steele 2. 
GDP:  John Britton, Norman Robinson. 
Team LOB:  5

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Norman Robinson. 

PITCHING

Indianapolis Clowns                  IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Willie Cathey L                      8       9   5    5   2   4   0  34
Totals                               8       9   5    5   2   4   0  34

HBP:  Willie Cathey 2. 

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Greason W                       9       4   0    0   3   5   0  33
Totals                               9       4   0    0   3   5   0  33



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Umpires: HP - Charles Moore, 1B - Poindexter Williams, 2B -  , 3B -  Austin

Time of Game: 1:50   Attendance: 5349

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 6/27/1948, game 1 -- Indianapolis Clowns at
Birmingham Black Barons (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Indianapolis                  Birmingham                    
1. A.Mesa              lf        A.Wilson            ss        
2. R.Drake             cf        J.Britton           3b        
3. R.Neil              2b        E.Steele            rf        
4. S.Hairston          c         P.Davis             2b        
5. T.Strong            rf        A.Perry             1b        
6. G.Tatum             1b        N.Robinson          cf        
7. C.Ferrer            ss        H.Bell              c         
8. L.Perez             3b        J.Zapp              lf        
9. W.Cathey            p         B.Greason           p         

CLOWNS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; A.Mesa out on unknown play; R.Drake out on unknown play;
R.Neil doubled; S.Hairston out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 1ST: A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton out
on unknown play; E.Steele out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 0.

CLOWNS 2ND: T.Strong out on unknown play; G.Tatum out on
unknown play; C.Ferrer out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: P.Davis out on unknown play; A.Perry singled;
N.Robinson grounded into a double play (R.Neil to C.Ferrer to
G.Tatum) [A.Perry out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Clowns
0, Black Barons 0.

CLOWNS 3RD: L.Perez out on unknown play; W.Cathey out on
unknown play; A.Mesa out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Clowns 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: H.Bell out on unknown play; J.Zapp out on
unknown play; B.Greason out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 0.

CLOWNS 4TH: R.Drake walked; R.Neil out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [R.Drake to second]; S.Hairston out on unknown
play; T.Strong walked; G.Tatum out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton
singled; E.Steele was hit by a pitch [J.Britton to second];
P.Davis tripled [J.Britton scored, E.Steele scored]; A.Perry out
on unknown play; N.Robinson singled [P.Davis scored]; N.Robinson
was caught stealing second (unknown fielder); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 3.

CLOWNS 5TH: C.Ferrer out on unknown play; L.Perez singled;
W.Cathey grounded into a double play (A.Wilson to P.Davis to
A.Perry) [L.Perez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Clowns
0, Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: H.Bell out on unknown play; J.Zapp out on
unknown play; B.Greason walked; A.Wilson tripled [B.Greason
scored]; J.Britton out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Clowns 0, Black Barons 4.

CLOWNS 6TH: A.Mesa out on unknown play; R.Drake walked; R.Neil
out on unknown play; S.Hairston singled [R.Drake to second];
T.Strong out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Clowns 0,
Black Barons 4.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: E.Steele walked; P.Davis out on unknown play;
A.Perry out on unknown play; N.Robinson out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 4.

CLOWNS 7TH: G.Tatum out on unknown play; C.Ferrer out on
unknown play; L.Perez out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Clowns 0, Black Barons 4.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: H.Bell singled; J.Zapp out on unknown play
[H.Bell to second]; B.Greason singled [H.Bell scored]; A.Wilson
singled [B.Greason to second]; J.Britton grounded into a double
play (L.Perez to G.Tatum) [B.Greason out at third]; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 5.

CLOWNS 8TH: W.Cathey out on unknown play; A.Mesa out on unknown
play; R.Drake out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Clowns
0, Black Barons 5.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: E.Steele was hit by a pitch; P.Davis singled
[E.Steele to second]; A.Perry out on unknown play; N.Robinson
out on unknown play; H.Bell out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 5.

CLOWNS 9TH: R.Neil out on unknown play; S.Hairston singled;
T.Strong out on unknown play; G.Tatum out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 0, Black Barons 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Clowns           0   4   0   6
 Black Barons     5   9   0   5


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