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Homestead Grays (HOM) 2 Newark Eagles (NW2) 0

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

Newark Eagles                       0 0 0  0 0 0  0  -   0  5  2
Homestead Grays                     0 1 0  0 0 1  x  -   2  5  1

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       3   0   1    0     0   1     0   0
Curley Williams ss                    2   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Lennie Pearson 1b                     3   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Monte Irvin 3b                        3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         2   0   1    0     1   0     0   0
Cotton Williams lf                    3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Willie Wynn c                         1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
  Ziggy Marcell ph, c                 2   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Leniel Hooker p                       1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Max Manning ph                      1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               24   0   5    0     1   2    18   0

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Curley Williams, Bob Harvey. 

BATTING -
2B:  Monte Irvin. 
3B:  Jimmy Wilkes, Cotton Williams. 
SH:  Leniel Hooker. 
HBP:  Curley Williams. 
GDP:  Cotton Williams. 
Team LOB:  6

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Leroy Williams. 

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf, 3b                   2   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Sam Bankhead 2b                       2   0   0    0     0   0     1   1
Bob Thurman rf                        3   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Luke Easter 1b, cf                    2   0   0    0     1   0     1   0
Tom Parker lf                         3   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Eudie Napier c                        3   0   3    2     0   0     2   0
Charles Gary 3b                       2   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Buck Leonard ph, 1b                 1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Ervin Fowlkes ss                      3   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
Wilmer Fields p                       3   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               24   2   5    2     1   0    21   2

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Sam Bankhead, Luke Easter, Ervin Fowlkes. 
E: 1.  Ervin Fowlkes. 

BATTING -
3B:  Eudie Napier. 
SH:  Sam Bankhead. 
HBP:  Luis Marquez. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Luis Marquez. 

PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Leniel Hooker L                      6       5   2    2   1   0   0  27
Totals                               6       5   2    2   1   0   0  27

HBP:  Leniel Hooker. 

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Wilmer Fields W                      7       5   0    0   1   2   0  27
Totals                               7       5   0    0   1   2   0  27

HBP:  Wilmer Fields. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP - Eggie Greenfield, 1B -  Owens, 2B -  , 3B -  Kemp

Time of Game: 1:39   Attendance: 3599

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 7/4/1948, game 2 -- Newark Eagles at Homestead
Grays (D)

Starting Lineups:

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

EAGLES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; J.Wilkes struck out; C.Williams was hit by a pitch;
L.Pearson out on unknown play; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 1ST: L.Marquez was hit by a pitch; L.Marquez stole
second; S.Bankhead out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder)
[L.Marquez to third]; B.Thurman out on unknown play; L.Easter
out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 0.

EAGLES 2ND: B.Harvey singled; C.Williams out on unknown play;
L.Williams out on unknown play; W.Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 2ND: T.Parker singled; E.Napier tripled [T.Parker
scored]; C.Gary out on unknown play; E.Fowlkes out on unknown
play; W.Fields out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Eagles 0, Grays 1.

EAGLES 3RD: L.Hooker out on unknown play; J.Wilkes tripled;
C.Williams out on unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

GRAYS 3RD: L.Marquez reached on an error by B.Harvey [L.Marquez
to first]; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; B.Thurman out on
unknown play; L.Easter out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

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

GRAYS 4TH: T.Parker out on unknown play; E.Napier singled;
C.Gary out on unknown play; E.Fowlkes out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

EAGLES 5TH: Z.MARCELL BATTED FOR W.WYNN; Z.Marcell reached on
an error by E.Fowlkes [Z.Marcell to first]; L.Hooker out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [Z.Marcell to second]; J.Wilkes
out on unknown play; C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

GRAYS 5TH: Z.MARCELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C); W.Fields out
on unknown play; L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out
on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

EAGLES 6TH: L.Pearson out on unknown play; M.Irvin doubled;
B.Harvey walked; C.Williams grounded into a double play
(E.Fowlkes to S.Bankhead to L.Easter) [B.Harvey out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 1.

GRAYS 6TH: B.Thurman singled; L.Easter walked [B.Thurman to
second]; T.Parker reached on an error by C.Williams [B.Thurman
to third, L.Easter to second, T.Parker to first]; E.Napier
singled [B.Thurman scored, L.Easter to third, T.Parker to
second]; B.LEONARD BATTED FOR C.GARY; B.Leonard out on unknown
play; E.Fowlkes out on unknown play; W.Fields out on unknown
play; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 2.

EAGLES 7TH: L.MARQUEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); L.EASTER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); B.LEONARD STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING 1B); L.Williams singled; Z.Marcell out on unknown play;
M.MANNING BATTED FOR L.HOOKER; L.Williams was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); M.Manning out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 0, Grays 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Eagles           0   5   2   6
 Grays            2   5   1   7


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