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Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 5 Newark Eagles (NW2) 1

Game played on Thursday, July 8, 1948 (N) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Baltimore Elite Giants              2 0 0  2 0 0  1 0 0   -   5 11  0
Newark Eagles                       0 0 1  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   1  8  3

BATTING

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       4   1   1    1     1   0     0   0
Frank Russell ss                      5   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Jim Gilliam 2b                        3   0   1    2     2   0     0   0
Lester Lockett lf                     5   1   1    0     0   0     1   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  4   0   3    1     0   0     0   0
Bob Romby rf                          3   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Ed Finney 3b                          4   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Frazier Robinson c                    4   1   1    0     0   0     2   0
Bill Byrd p                           4   0   2    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               36   5  11    4     3   0    27   0


BATTING -
2B:  Johnny Washington. 
SH:  Bob Romby. 
Team LOB:  8

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Johnny Washington. 

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       4   0   2    0     0   0     0   0
Curley Williams ss                    4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Lennie Pearson 1b                     4   0   1    0     0   0     0   1
Monte Irvin lf                        3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     3   1   2    0     0   0     0   0
Ziggy Marcell c                       3   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
Rufus Lewis p                         2   0   0    0     0   1     0   1
  Cotton Williams ph                  1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
  Jim Carter p                        0   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               30   1   8    0     0   2    27   2

FIELDING -
E: 3.  Curley Williams, Leroy Williams, Ziggy Marcell. 

BATTING -
SH:  Monte Irvin, Bob Harvey. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Leroy Williams. 
CS:  Bob Wilson, Leroy Williams. 

PITCHING

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Byrd W                          9       8   1    1   0   2   0  32
Totals                               9       8   1    1   0   2   0  32

WP:  Bill Byrd. 

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Rufus Lewis L                        8      11   5    2   3   0   0  37
Jim Carter                           1       0   0    0   0   0   0  3
Totals                               9      11   5    2   3   0   0  40



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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Charles Moore, 2B -  , 3B - Mule Suttles

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 1000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Thursday, 7/8/1948 -- Baltimore Elite Giants at Newark
Eagles (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore                     Newark                        
1. H.Kimbro            cf        J.Wilkes            cf        
2. F.Russell           ss        C.Williams          ss        
3. J.Gilliam           2b        L.Pearson           1b        
4. L.Lockett           lf        M.Irvin             lf        
5. J.Washington        1b        B.Harvey            rf        
6. B.Romby             rf        B.Wilson            3b        
7. E.Finney            3b        L.Williams          2b        
8. F.Robinson          c         Z.Marcell           c         
9. B.Byrd              p         R.Lewis             p         

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; H.Kimbro walked; H.Kimbro was picked off
first, but was safe on an error by L.Williams [H.Kimbro to
second]; F.Russell out on unknown play [H.Kimbro to third];
J.Gilliam flied to unknown fielder [H.Kimbro scored (unearned)];
L.Lockett singled; J.Washington doubled [L.Lockett scored
(unearned)]; B.Romby out on unknown play; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams out on
unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: E.Finney out on unknown play; F.Robinson out
on unknown play; B.Byrd singled to shortstop [B.Byrd to second
(error by C.Williams)]; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 2ND: M.Irvin out on unknown play; B.Harvey out on
unknown play; B.Wilson singled; B.Wilson was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 2,
Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: F.Russell out on unknown play; J.Gilliam
walked; L.Lockett out on unknown play; J.Washington singled
[J.Gilliam to second]; B.Romby out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 3RD: L.Williams singled to right field; L.Williams stole
second; Z.Marcell struck out; R.Lewis struck out; J.Wilkes
singled to shortstop [L.Williams to third]; B.Byrd threw a wild
pitch [L.Williams scored, J.Wilkes to second]; C.Williams flied
to L.Lockett; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Eagles 1.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: E.Finney singled; F.Robinson singled
[E.Finney to second]; B.Byrd out on unknown play; H.Kimbro
singled [E.Finney scored, F.Robinson to second]; F.Russell out
on unknown play; J.Gilliam singled [F.Robinson scored, H.Kimbro
to second]; L.Lockett out on unknown play; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Elite Giants 4, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 4TH: L.Pearson singled; M.Irvin out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [L.Pearson to second]; B.Harvey singled
(unknown fielder) [L.Pearson out at home]; B.Wilson out on
unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 4, Eagles 1.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: J.Washington singled; B.Romby out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [J.Washington to second];
J.Washington was picked off second (unknown fielder); E.Finney
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 4,
Eagles 1.

EAGLES 5TH: L.Williams singled; L.Williams was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); Z.Marcell out on unknown play; R.Lewis
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 4,
Eagles 1.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: F.Robinson out on unknown play; B.Byrd out on
unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 4, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 6TH: J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams out on
unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 4, Eagles 1.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: F.Russell singled to left field; J.Gilliam
walked [F.Russell to second]; L.Lockett out on unknown play;
J.Washington forced J.Gilliam (unknown fielder) [F.Russell to
third, J.Washington to first]; J.Washington stole second
[F.Russell scored (unearned) (error by Z.Marcell)]; B.Romby out
on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5,
Eagles 1.

EAGLES 7TH: M.Irvin singled; 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, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Elite Giants 5, Eagles 1.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: E.Finney out on unknown play; F.Robinson out
on unknown play; B.Byrd singled; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 8TH: Z.Marcell out on unknown play; C.WILLIAMS BATTED
FOR R.LEWIS; C.Williams out on unknown play; J.Wilkes singled;
C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 5, Eagles 1.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: J.CARTER REPLACED C.WILLIAMS (PITCHING);
F.Russell out on unknown play; J.Gilliam out on unknown play;
L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite
Giants 5, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 9TH: L.Pearson out on unknown play; M.Irvin out on
unknown play; B.Harvey out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Eagles 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Elite Giants     5  11   0   8
 Eagles           1   8   3   4


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