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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 5 Indianapolis Clowns (IN9) 2

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

Indianapolis Clowns                 2 0 0  0 0 0  0  -   2  3  2
Birmingham Black Barons             3 0 1  0 0 1  x  -   5 10  2

BATTING

Indianapolis Clowns                  AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Andres Mesa lf                        3   1   1    0     0         1   0
Reinaldo Drake cf                     3   0   0    0     0         2   0
Ray Neil 2b                           3   0   0    0     0         1   3
Sam Hairston 3b                       2   1   0    0     1         1   3
Ted Strong                            1   0   1    1     0         0   0
  Henry Merchant pr, rf               2   0   0    0     0         0   0
Goose Tatum 1b                        3   0   1    1     0         9   1
Coco Ferrer ss                        2   0   0    0     0         1   4
  Leonard Pigg ph                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Buster Haywood c                      2   0   0    0     0         3   0
Luis Cabrera p                        1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Jim Cohen p                         1   0   0    0     0         0   1
Totals                               24   2   3    2     1   7    18  12

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Coco Ferrer, Buster Haywood. 

BATTING -
Team LOB:  2


Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       4   0   1    1     0         3   3
John Britton 3b                       4   1   2    0     0         2   0
Ed Steele rf                          3   1   1    0     1         2   0
Piper Davis 2b                        4   2   1    1     0         1   2
Joe Scott 1b                          3   0   2    1     0         5   0
Norman Robinson cf                    3   0   1    1     0         1   1
Herman Bell c                         2   0   0    0     1         7   0
Willie Mays lf                        2   0   0    0     1         0   0
Bill Powell p                         3   1   2    0     0         0   1
Totals                               28   5  10    4     3   1    21   7

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Piper Davis, Herman Bell. 

BATTING -
2B:  Joe Scott 2. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

Indianapolis Clowns                  IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Luis Cabrera L                       1.1     4   3    2   0   1   0  9
Jim Cohen                            4.2     6   2    2   3   0   0  22
Totals                               6      10   5    4   3   1   0  31

WP:  Jim Cohen. 

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Powell W                        7       3   2    2   1   7   0  25
Totals                               7       3   2    2   1   7   0  25



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

Time of Game: 1:23   Attendance: 5349

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 6/27/1948, game 2 -- 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          3b        P.Davis             2b        
5. T.Strong            rf        J.Scott             1b        
6. G.Tatum             1b        N.Robinson          cf        
7. C.Ferrer            ss        H.Bell              c         
8. B.Haywood           c         W.Mays              lf        
9. L.Cabrera           p         B.Powell            p         

CLOWNS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; A.Mesa singled to second base [A.Mesa to second (error
by P.Davis)]; R.Drake out on unknown play; R.Neil out on unknown
play; S.Hairston walked; T.Strong singled [A.Mesa scored,
S.Hairston to second]; H.MERCHANT RAN FOR T.STRONG; G.Tatum
singled [S.Hairston scored, H.Merchant to second]; C.Ferrer out
on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Clowns 2, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 1ST: H.MERCHANT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton singled; E.Steele
singled [J.Britton to third]; P.Davis reached on an error by
C.Ferrer [J.Britton scored, E.Steele to second, P.Davis to
first]; J.Scott out on unknown play; N.Robinson singled
[E.Steele scored, P.Davis scored (unearned) (no RBI) (error by
B.Haywood), N.Robinson to second]; H.Bell out on unknown play; 3
R (2 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 2, Black Barons 3.

CLOWNS 2ND: H.Bell dropped a foul fly hit by B.Haywood;
B.Haywood out on unknown play; L.Cabrera out on unknown play;
A.Mesa out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Clowns 2,
Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: W.Mays out on unknown play; First known
appearance for BIR by Willie Mays; B.Powell singled; J.COHEN
REPLACED L.CABRERA (PITCHING); A.Wilson out on unknown play;
J.Britton singled [B.Powell to second]; E.Steele out on unknown
play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Clowns 2, Black Barons 3.

CLOWNS 3RD: R.Drake out on unknown play; R.Neil out on unknown
play; S.Hairston out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Clowns 2, Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: P.Davis singled; J.Scott doubled [P.Davis
scored]; N.Robinson out on unknown play; H.Bell out on unknown
play; W.Mays walked; B.Powell out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Clowns 2, Black Barons 4.

CLOWNS 4TH: H.Merchant 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 2, Black Barons 4.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton out
on unknown play; E.Steele walked; E.Steele was picked off first
(unknown fielder); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Clowns 2, Black Barons
4.

CLOWNS 5TH: B.Haywood out on unknown play; J.Cohen out on
unknown play; A.Mesa out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Clowns 2, Black Barons 4.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: P.Davis out on unknown play; J.Scott doubled;
N.Robinson out on unknown play; H.Bell walked; W.Mays out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Clowns 2, Black Barons 4.

CLOWNS 6TH: R.Drake out on unknown play; R.Neil out on unknown
play; S.Hairston out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Clowns 2, Black Barons 4.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: B.Powell singled; J.Cohen threw a wild pitch
[B.Powell to second]; A.Wilson singled [B.Powell scored];
J.Britton out on unknown play; E.Steele out on unknown play;
P.Davis out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Clowns 2,
Black Barons 5.

CLOWNS 7TH: H.Merchant out on unknown play; G.Tatum out on
unknown play; L.PIGG BATTED FOR C.FERRER; L.Pigg flied to
unknown fielder; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Clowns 2, Black Barons 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Clowns           2   3   2   2
 Black Barons     5  10   2   8


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