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Homestead Grays (HOM) 8 Newark Eagles (NW2) 5

Game played on Friday, July 2, 1948 (N) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     0 0 3  0 2 0  0 0 3   -   8 11  3
Newark Eagles                       2 2 0  0 0 0  0 0 1   -   5  8  2

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       4   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Sam Bankhead 2b                       4   1   1    0     1   0     0   0
Bob Thurman rf                        5   1   2    1     0   0     0   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       3   2   0    0     2   0     0   0
Luke Easter lf                        4   3   3    3     1   0     0   0
Eudie Napier c                        4   0   0    1     1   0     1   0
Wilmer Fields 3b                      5   0   2    2     0   0     0   0
Ervin Fowlkes ss                      4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Tom Parker p                          4   0   2    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               37   8  11    7     5   0    27   0

FIELDING -
E: 3.  Buck Leonard, Ervin Fowlkes 2. 
PB: 1.  Eudie Napier. 

BATTING -
2B:  Sam Bankhead, Luke Easter 2. 
HBP:  Luis Marquez. 
Team LOB:  8

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Luis Marquez 2, Sam Bankhead 2, Bob Thurman. 
CS:  Tom Parker. 

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       2   1   1    0     3   0     0   0
Curley Williams ss                    5   2   3    1     0   0     0   0
Lennie Pearson 1b                     5   2   2    2     0   0     0   0
Monte Irvin lf                        2   0   1    1     3   0     0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         3   0   0    0     1   0     0   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         5   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     5   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Ziggy Marcell c                       4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Rufus Lewis p                         3   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Max Manning ph                      1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
  Cotton Williams p                   0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               35   5   8    4     7   1    27   0

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Bob Wilson, Leroy Williams. 
PB: 1.  Ziggy Marcell. 

BATTING -
2B:  Curley Williams. 
HR:  Lennie Pearson. 
SH:  Bob Harvey. 
Team LOB:  11

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Jimmy Wilkes, Curley Williams, Monte Irvin 2. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Tom Parker W                         9       8   5    4   7   1   1  43
Totals                               9       8   5    4   7   1   1  43

WP:  Tom Parker. 

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Rufus Lewis                          8       9   5    3   4   0   0  37
Cotton Williams L                    1       2   3    2   1   0   0  6
Totals                               9      11   8    5   5   0   0  43

HBP:  Rufus Lewis. 


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Umpires: HP - Charles Moore, 1B - Mule Suttles

Time of Game: 3:15   Attendance: 1174

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Friday, 7/2/1948 -- Homestead Grays at Newark Eagles (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Newark                        
1. L.Marquez           cf        J.Wilkes            cf        
2. S.Bankhead          2b        C.Williams          ss        
3. B.Thurman           rf        L.Pearson           1b        
4. B.Leonard           1b        M.Irvin             lf        
5. L.Easter            lf        B.Harvey            rf        
6. E.Napier            c         B.Wilson            3b        
7. W.Fields            3b        L.Williams          2b        
8. E.Fowlkes           ss        Z.Marcell           c         
9. T.Parker            p         R.Lewis             p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; L.Marquez was hit by a pitch; L.Marquez stole second;
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; B.Thurman out on unknown play;
B.Leonard out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0,
Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams singled;
C.Williams stole second; L.Pearson reached on an error by
E.Fowlkes [C.Williams scored (no RBI), L.Pearson to first];
T.Parker threw a wild pitch [L.Pearson to second]; M.Irvin
singled [L.Pearson scored (unearned)]; M.Irvin stole second;
B.Harvey walked; B.Wilson out on unknown play; L.Williams out on
unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 2ND: L.Easter walked; E.Napier out on unknown play;
W.Fields singled [L.Easter to second]; E.Fowlkes out on unknown
play; T.Parker out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays
0, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 2ND: Z.Marcell out on unknown play; R.Lewis out on
unknown play; J.Wilkes walked; J.Wilkes stole second; C.Williams
doubled [J.Wilkes scored]; L.Pearson singled [C.Williams
scored]; M.Irvin walked [L.Pearson to second]; B.Harvey out on
unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 4.

GRAYS 3RD: L.Marquez singled; L.Marquez stole second;
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; B.Thurman singled [L.Marquez
scored]; B.Leonard forced B.Thurman (unknown fielder) [B.Leonard
to first]; L.Easter doubled [B.Leonard scored, L.Easter scored
(unearned) (error by B.Wilson)]; E.Napier walked; W.Fields out
on unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 3RD: B.Leonard dropped a foul fly hit by B.Wilson;
B.Wilson out on unknown play; L.Williams out on unknown play;
Z.Marcell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 3,
Eagles 4.

GRAYS 4TH: E.Fowlkes out on unknown play; T.Parker singled;
L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 4TH: R.Lewis out on unknown play; J.Wilkes singled to
shortstop [J.Wilkes to second (error by E.Fowlkes)]; C.Williams
out on unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 4.

GRAYS 5TH: B.Thurman out on unknown play; B.Leonard walked;
L.Easter singled to second base [B.Leonard to third (error by
L.Williams), L.Easter to second]; E.Napier out on unknown play;
W.Fields singled [B.Leonard scored, L.Easter scored (unearned)];
E.Fowlkes out on unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Grays 5, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 5TH: M.Irvin walked; B.Harvey out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [M.Irvin to second]; B.Wilson out on unknown
play; L.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Grays 5, Eagles 4.

GRAYS 6TH: T.Parker singled; T.Parker was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); L.Marquez out on unknown play;
S.Bankhead doubled; S.Bankhead stole third; B.Thurman out on
unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 6TH: Z.Marcell out on unknown play; R.Lewis out on
unknown play; J.Wilkes walked; C.Williams singled [J.Wilkes to
second]; E.Napier allowed a passed ball [J.Wilkes to third,
C.Williams to second]; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 4.

GRAYS 7TH: B.Leonard walked; L.Easter out on unknown play;
E.Napier out on unknown play; W.Fields out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 7TH: M.Irvin out on unknown play; B.Harvey out on
unknown play; B.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 4.

GRAYS 8TH: E.Fowlkes out on unknown play; T.Parker out on
unknown play; L.Marquez out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 8TH: L.Williams singled; Z.Marcell out on unknown play;
M.MANNING BATTED FOR R.LEWIS; M.Manning struck out; J.Wilkes
walked [L.Williams to second]; C.Williams out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 4.

GRAYS 9TH: C.WILLIAMS REPLACED M.MANNING (PITCHING); S.Bankhead
walked; B.Thurman singled [S.Bankhead to second]; S.Bankhead
stole third and B.Thurman stole second; B.Leonard out on unknown
play; L.Easter doubled [S.Bankhead scored, B.Thurman scored];
Z.Marcell allowed a passed ball [L.Easter to third]; E.Napier
out on unknown play [L.Easter scored (unearned)]; W.Fields out
on unknown play; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 8, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 9TH: L.Pearson homered to leftfield; M.Irvin walked;
M.Irvin stole second; B.Harvey out on unknown play; B.Wilson out
on unknown play; L.Williams out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Grays 8, Eagles 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            8  11   3   8
 Eagles           5   8   2  11


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