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Newark Eagles (NW2) 13 Homestead Grays (HOM) 4

Game played on Sunday, July 4, 1948 (D) at Griffith Stadium, Washington DC
Regular-Season game

Newark Eagles                       0 0 0  0 4 2  7 0 0   -  13 12  1
Homestead Grays                     1 0 2  0 0 1  0 0 0   -   4  9  3

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       5   3   1    3     1   0     6   1
Curley Williams ss                    5   1   1    0     1   0     0   2
Lennie Pearson 1b                     4   1   2    2     1   0     8   1
Monte Irvin 3b                        3   0   0    0     2   0     2   0
Bob Harvey rf                         5   0   2    3     0   0     1   0
Cotton Williams lf                    5   1   1    0     0   0     3   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     4   2   2    0     1   0     1   4
Ziggy Marcell c                       2   2   1    0     3   0     5   0
Max Manning p                         5   3   2    3     0   0     1   1
Totals                               38  13  12   11     9   0    27   9

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Curley Williams, Lennie Pearson, Leroy Williams. 
E: 1.  Curley Williams. 

BATTING -
2B:  Leroy Williams. 
3B:  Jimmy Wilkes. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Monte Irvin, Ziggy Marcell. 
CS:  Bob Harvey, Ziggy Marcell. 

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez 2b, cf                   4   2   2    1     1   0     3   1
Charles Gary 3b                       4   0   2    2     1   0     4   4
Bob Thurman cf, rf                    4   0   0    1     1   0     2   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   0   1    0     1   0    10   0
  Garnett Blair pr                    0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Luke Easter lf                        4   0   0    0     1   0     1   0
Tom Parker rf                         3   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
  Sam Bankhead 2b                     1   0   1    0     0   0     0   1
Eudie Napier c                        4   1   1    0     0   0     3   2
Ervin Fowlkes ss                      4   0   0    0     0   0     3   3
Lonnie Blair p                        1   1   1    0     1   0     0   3
  Lefty Bell p                        1   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
  Willie Smith p                      1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               35   4   9    4     6   0    27  14

FIELDING -
E: 3.  Buck Leonard, Ervin Fowlkes, Willie Smith. 

BATTING -
GDP:  Luke Easter. 
Team LOB:  10

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Luis Marquez 2. 

PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Max Manning W                        9       9   4    4   6   0   0  41
Totals                               9       9   4    4   6   0   0  41


Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Lonnie Blair L                       4.1     4   4    4   5   0   0  21
Lefty Bell                           2       6   7    7   3   0   0  16
Willie Smith                         2.2     2   2    0   1   0   0  10
Totals                               9      12  13   11   9   0   0  47



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Umpires: HP -  Owens, 1B -  Kemp, 3B - Eggie Greenfield

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 3500

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 7/4/1948, game 1 -- Newark Eagles at Homestead
Grays (D)

Starting Lineups:

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

EAGLES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams singled;
C.Williams was picked off first (unknown fielder); L.Pearson out
on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 1ST: L.Marquez walked; L.Marquez stole second; C.Gary
singled [L.Marquez scored]; B.Thurman out on unknown play;
B.Leonard out on unknown play; L.Easter out on unknown play; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

EAGLES 2ND: M.Irvin walked; B.Harvey out on unknown play;
C.Williams out on unknown play; L.Williams singled [M.Irvin to
second]; Z.Marcell out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 0, Grays 1.

GRAYS 2ND: T.Parker out on unknown play; E.Napier out on
unknown play; E.Fowlkes out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

EAGLES 3RD: M.Manning out on unknown play; J.Wilkes out on
unknown play; C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

GRAYS 3RD: L.Blair singled; L.Marquez singled [L.Blair to
second]; C.Gary singled [L.Blair scored, L.Marquez to third];
B.Thurman out on unknown play [L.Marquez scored]; B.Leonard
walked [C.Gary to second]; L.Easter walked [C.Gary to third,
B.Leonard to second]; T.Parker out on unknown play; E.Napier out
on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 3.

EAGLES 4TH: L.Pearson out on unknown play; M.Irvin walked;
M.Irvin stole second; B.Harvey out on unknown play; C.Williams
out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 3.

GRAYS 4TH: E.Fowlkes out on unknown play; L.Blair walked;
L.Marquez out on unknown play; C.Gary walked [L.Blair to
second]; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 0, Grays 3.

EAGLES 5TH: L.Williams walked; Z.Marcell singled [L.Williams to
third]; Z.Marcell stole second; M.Manning singled [L.Williams
scored, Z.Marcell scored]; J.Wilkes walked [M.Manning to
second]; C.Williams out on unknown play; L.Pearson walked
[M.Manning to third, J.Wilkes to second]; L.BELL REPLACED
L.BLAIR (PITCHING); M.Irvin out on unknown play; B.Harvey
singled [M.Manning scored, J.Wilkes scored, L.Pearson to
second]; C.Williams out on unknown play; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 4, Grays 3.

GRAYS 5TH: B.Leonard reached on an error by C.Williams
[B.Leonard to first]; L.Easter grounded into a double play
(C.Williams to L.Williams to L.Pearson) [B.Leonard out at
second]; T.Parker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 4, Grays 3.

EAGLES 6TH: S.BANKHEAD REPLACED T.PARKER (PLAYING 2B);
L.MARQUEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); B.THURMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); L.Williams out on unknown play;
Z.Marcell walked; M.Manning forced Z.Marcell (unknown fielder)
[M.Manning to first]; J.Wilkes reached on a fielder's choice
[M.Manning to second]; C.Williams walked [M.Manning to third,
J.Wilkes to second]; L.Pearson singled [M.Manning scored,
J.Wilkes scored, C.Williams to second]; M.Irvin out on unknown
play; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 6, Grays 3.

GRAYS 6TH: E.Napier singled; E.Fowlkes out on unknown play;
L.Bell singled [E.Napier to second]; L.Marquez singled (J.Wilkes
to M.Irvin) [E.Napier scored, L.Bell out at third]; L.Marquez
stole second; C.Gary out on unknown play; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Eagles 6, Grays 4.

EAGLES 7TH: B.Harvey out on unknown play; C.Williams singled;
L.Williams doubled [C.Williams to third]; Z.Marcell walked;
M.Manning singled [C.Williams scored, L.Williams to third,
Z.Marcell to second]; J.Wilkes tripled [L.Williams scored,
Z.Marcell scored, M.Manning scored]; W.SMITH REPLACED L.BELL
(PITCHING); C.Williams reached on an error by B.Leonard
[J.Wilkes scored (no RBI), C.Williams to first]; L.Pearson
singled to shortstop [C.Williams to third (error by E.Fowlkes),
L.Pearson to second]; L.Pearson was picked off second, but was
safe on an error by W.Smith [C.Williams scored (unearned),
L.Pearson to third]; M.Irvin out on unknown play; B.Harvey
singled [L.Pearson scored (unearned)]; B.Harvey was caught
stealing second (unknown fielder); 7 R (5 ER), 6 H, 3 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 13, Grays 4.

GRAYS 7TH: B.Thurman walked; B.Leonard out on unknown play;
L.Easter out on unknown play; S.Bankhead singled [B.Thurman to
second]; E.Napier out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Eagles 13, Grays 4.

EAGLES 8TH: C.Williams out on unknown play; L.Williams out on
unknown play; Z.Marcell walked; Z.Marcell was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 13,
Grays 4.

GRAYS 8TH: E.Fowlkes out on unknown play; W.Smith out on
unknown play; L.Marquez out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 13, Grays 4.

EAGLES 9TH: M.Manning out on unknown play; J.Wilkes out on
unknown play; C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Eagles 13, Grays 4.

GRAYS 9TH: C.Gary out on unknown play; B.Thurman out on unknown
play; B.Leonard singled; G.BLAIR RAN FOR B.LEONARD; L.Easter out
on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 13, Grays 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Eagles          13  12   1   7
 Grays            4   9   3  10


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