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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 10 Memphis Red Sox (MEM) 9

Game played on Sunday, July 4, 1948 at Rickwood Field , Birmingham AL
Regular-Season game

Memphis Red Sox                     0 1 3  2 0 3  0 0 0   -   9 14  1
Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 0  0 5 0  0 0 5   -  10 12  2

BATTING

Memphis Red Sox                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Joe Burt Scott rf                     5   0   0    0     0         1   0
Willie Wells Sr. 3b                   4   3   3    0     1         1   3
Jose Colas cf                         5   2   2    3     0         3   0
Bob Boyd 1b                           5   0   3    4     0        11   1
Neil Robinson lf                      4   1   1    0     1         2   0
Casey Jones c                         5   0   1    0     0         4   0
Orlando Varona ss                     5   0   1    1     0         0   0
Johnnie Cowan 2b                      5   1   1    0     0         4   4
Sack Morgan p                         2   1   1    0     0         0   0
  Spoon Carter p                      1   1   1    0     1         0   0
  Verdell Mathis p                    0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               41   9  14    8     3   9    26   8

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Sack Morgan. 

BATTING -
2B:  Willie Wells Sr. 2, Jose Colas, Johnnie Cowan. 
3B:  Jose Colas. 
Team LOB:  8


Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       5   1   1    0     1         1   6
John Britton 3b                       5   1   1    0     1         1   2
Ed Steele rf                          4   2   2    3     1         1   0
Piper Davis 2b                        4   2   2    1     1         2   1
Joe Scott 1b                          2   1   0    0     2         7   0
  Pepper Bassett ph                   1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Norman Robinson cf                    5   1   2    3     0         2   0
Willie Mays lf                        4   0   0    0     0         4   0
  Jim Zapp ph                         0   0   0    0     1         0   0
Herman Bell c                         5   2   2    1     0         9   0
Bill Greason p                        1   0   0    0     1         0   0
  Sammy Williams p                    0   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Jimmie Newberry p                   3   0   2    2     0         0   0
Totals                               39  10  12   10     8   4    27   9

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Joe Scott, Bill Greason. 
PB: 1.  Herman Bell. 

BATTING -
2B:  Ed Steele, Piper Davis. 
3B:  Norman Robinson. 
HR:  Ed Steele. 
Team LOB:  11

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Herman Bell. 

PITCHING

Memphis Red Sox                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Sack Morgan                          4.2     5   5        6   1   1  26
Spoon Carter                         3.1     5   3        1   2   0  16
Verdell Mathis L                     0.2     2   2        1   1   0  5
Totals                               8.2    12  10        8   4   1  47

Spoon Carter pitched to 4 batters in the 9th inning

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Greason                         5.2     9   7        3   7   0  29
Sammy Williams                       0       2   2        0   0   0  2
Jimmie Newberry W                    3.1     3   0    0   0   2   0  13
Totals                               9      14   9        3   9   0  44

WP:  Bill Greason. 


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

Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 5000


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