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Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 18 Homestead Grays (HOM) 6

Game played on Monday, July 5, 1948 (D) at Bugle Field, Baltimore MD
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     2 0 0  0 4 0  0  -   6  8  1
Baltimore Elite Giants              7 3 4  2 2 0  x  -  18 20  3

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf, ss                   4   2   2    0     0         2   2
Sam Bankhead 2b                       2   1   1    1     1         3   1
Wilmer Fields 3b                      4   1   2    2     0         2   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       2   1   0    0     1         6   0
Luke Easter lf                        3   1   1    3     0         2   1
Tom Parker rf                         3   0   0    0     0         2   0
Eudie Napier c                        3   0   2    0     0         1   0
  Luther Clifford c                   0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Ervin Fowlkes ss                      0   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Willie Smith p                      2   0   0    0     0         0   1
  Lefty Bell p                        1   0   0    0     0         0   1
Bob Thurman p, cf                     3   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               27   6   8    6     2   4    18   6

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Bob Thurman. 

BATTING -
HR:  Luke Easter. 
SH:  Sam Bankhead. 
GDP:  Buck Leonard, Bob Thurman. 
Team LOB:  3

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Luis Marquez. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Tommy Butts ss                        4   1   2    2     1         1   1
Jim Gilliam 2b                        5   3   3    1     0         2   2
Henry Kimbro cf                       4   3   2    2     1         2   0
Lester Lockett lf                     5   3   5    2     0         1   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  5   3   3    3     0         6   1
Frank Russell rf                      4   1   3    3     1         3   0
Ed Finney 3b                          3   2   1    1     2         0   1
Frazier Robinson c                    4   1   0    1     1         5   0
Joe Black p                           4   1   1    1     0         1   2
Totals                               38  18  20   16     6   1    21   7

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Jim Gilliam 2, Johnny Washington 2, Ed Finney. 
E: 3.  Johnny Washington 2, Frazier Robinson. 

BATTING -
2B:  Henry Kimbro, Lester Lockett, Frank Russell 2, Joe Black. 
3B:  Tommy Butts, Johnny Washington. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bob Thurman L                        0.2     7   7    7   1       0  10
Willie Smith                         3.1    10  11   11   5   0   0  25
Lefty Bell                           2       3   0    0   0   0   0  9
Totals                               6      20  18   18   6   1   0  44

Willie Smith pitched to 3 batters in the 5th inning
WP:  Willie Smith. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Joe Black W                          7       8   6    6   2   4   1  30
Totals                               7       8   6    6   2   4   1  30

WP:  Joe Black. 
BK:  Joe Black. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Ted Lewis, 2B -  , 3B -  Buckley

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 5000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Monday, 7/5/1948, game 2 -- Homestead Grays at Baltimore
Elite Giants (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Baltimore                     
1. L.Marquez           cf        T.Butts             ss        
2. S.Bankhead          2b        J.Gilliam           2b        
3. W.Fields            3b        H.Kimbro            cf        
4. B.Leonard           1b        L.Lockett           lf        
5. L.Easter            lf        J.Washington        1b        
6. T.Parker            rf        F.Russell           rf        
7. E.Napier            c         E.Finney            3b        
8. E.Fowlkes           ss        F.Robinson          c         
9. B.Thurman           p         J.Black             p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; L.Marquez singled; L.Marquez stole second [L.Marquez to
third (error by F.Robinson)]; S.Bankhead singled [L.Marquez
scored]; J.Black balked [S.Bankhead to second]; W.Fields singled
[S.Bankhead scored]; B.Leonard grounded into a double play
(E.Finney to J.Gilliam to J.Washington) [W.Fields out at
second]; L.Easter out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: T.Butts walked; J.Gilliam singled [T.Butts to
second]; H.Kimbro doubled [T.Butts scored, J.Gilliam scored];
L.Lockett singled [H.Kimbro to third]; J.Washington tripled
[H.Kimbro scored, L.Lockett scored]; F.Russell singled
[J.Washington scored]; E.Finney forced F.Russell (unknown
fielder) [E.Finney to first]; F.Robinson out on unknown play;
J.Black doubled [E.Finney scored]; T.Butts tripled [J.Black
scored]; B.THURMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); L.MARQUEZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); W.SMITH REPLACED E.FOWLKES
(PITCHING); J.Gilliam out on unknown play; 7 R, 7 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Grays 2, Elite Giants 7.

GRAYS 2ND: T.Parker out on unknown play; E.Napier singled to
first base [E.Napier to second (error by J.Washington)]; W.Smith
out on unknown play; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Grays 2, Elite Giants 7.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: H.Kimbro singled; L.Lockett singled [H.Kimbro
to second]; J.Washington singled [H.Kimbro scored, L.Lockett to
second]; F.Russell out on unknown play; E.Finney walked
[L.Lockett to third, J.Washington to second]; W.Smith threw a
wild pitch [L.Lockett scored, J.Washington to third, E.Finney to
second]; F.Robinson out on unknown play [J.Washington scored];
J.Black out on unknown play; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 2,
Elite Giants 10.

GRAYS 3RD: L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead walked;
J.Black threw a wild pitch [S.Bankhead to second]; W.Fields out
on unknown play; B.Leonard out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Grays 2, Elite Giants 10.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: T.Butts out on unknown play; J.Gilliam
singled; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; L.Lockett singled to
center field [J.Gilliam scored (no RBI) (error by B.Thurman),
L.Lockett to second]; J.Washington singled [L.Lockett to third];
F.Russell doubled [L.Lockett scored, J.Washington scored];
E.Finney singled [F.Russell scored]; F.Robinson out on unknown
play; 4 R, 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 2, Elite Giants 14.

GRAYS 4TH: L.Easter out on unknown play; T.Parker reached on an
error by J.Washington [T.Parker to first]; E.Napier out on
unknown play; W.Smith out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Grays 2, Elite Giants 14.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: J.Black out on unknown play; T.Butts out on
unknown play; J.Gilliam singled; H.Kimbro walked [J.Gilliam to
second]; L.Lockett doubled [J.Gilliam scored, H.Kimbro scored];
J.Washington out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays
2, Elite Giants 16.

GRAYS 5TH: B.Thurman out on unknown play; L.Marquez singled;
S.Bankhead out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [L.Marquez
to second]; W.Fields singled [L.Marquez scored]; B.Leonard
walked [W.Fields to second]; L.Easter homered to rightfield
[W.Fields scored, B.Leonard scored]; T.Parker out on unknown
play; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 6, Elite Giants 16.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: F.Russell walked; E.Finney walked [F.Russell
to second]; F.Robinson walked [F.Russell to third, E.Finney to
second]; L.BELL REPLACED W.SMITH (PITCHING); J.Black forced
F.Russell (unknown fielder) [E.Finney to third, F.Robinson to
second, J.Black to first]; T.Butts singled [E.Finney scored,
F.Robinson to third, J.Black to second]; J.Gilliam out on
unknown play [F.Robinson scored]; H.Kimbro out on unknown play;
2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 6, Elite Giants 18.

GRAYS 6TH: E.Napier singled; L.Bell out on unknown play;
B.Thurman grounded into a double play (J.Gilliam to
J.Washington) [E.Napier out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 6, Elite Giants 18.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: L.CLIFFORD REPLACED E.NAPIER (PLAYING C);
L.Lockett singled; J.Washington out on unknown play; F.Russell
doubled [L.Lockett to third]; E.Finney out on unknown play;
F.Robinson out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 6,
Elite Giants 18.

GRAYS 7TH: L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on
unknown play; W.Fields out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 6, Elite Giants 18.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            6   8   1   3
 Elite Giants    18  20   3   8


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