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Cleveland Buckeyes (CVB) 5 Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 3

Game played on Sunday, July 18, 1948 (D) at League Park IV, Cleveland OH
Regular-Season game

Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 0  0 0 2  0 1 0   -   3  7  7
Cleveland Buckeyes                  2 1 0  0 0 2  0 0 x   -   5  4  3

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       4   0   3    0     1         0   4
John Britton 3b                       5   1   1    0     0         1   3
Ed Steele rf                          4   1   0    0     1         0   0
Piper Davis 2b                        2   0   0    0     0         3   3
Pepper Bassett c                      4   1   0    0     0         4   1
Norman Robinson cf                    4   0   2    2     0         2   0
Jim Zapp lf                           3   0   0    0     0   1     3   0
  Willie Mays ph, lf                  1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Joe Scott 1b                          3   0   1    0     1        11   0
Alonzo Perry p                        4   0   0    0     0         0   3
Totals                               34   3   7    2     3   3    24  14

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  John Britton, Piper Davis, Joe Scott. 
E: 7.  John Britton, Piper Davis 2, Pepper Bassett, Jim Zapp, Joe Scott 2. 

BATTING -
HBP:  Piper Davis 2. 
GDP:  Willie Mays. 
Team LOB:  9


Cleveland Buckeyes                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Nat McClinic cf                       4   2   0    0     1   0     1   0
Archie Ware 1b                        4   0   0    0     0   1    12   0
Chico Renfroe ss                      3   1   1    1     0   0     1   4
  Henry Presswood ss                  0   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Leon Kellman 3b                       2   0   0    0     0   0     1   3
Willie Grace rf                       3   0   2    2     1   0     0   0
Clyde Williams lf                     4   0   0    0     0   0     2   0
Tommy Harris c                        4   0   0    0     0   1     5   0
Bill Reynolds 2b                      4   1   0    0     0   2     4   8
Webbo Clarke p                        4   1   1    0     0   0     0   1
Totals                               32   5   4    3     2   4    27  16

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Archie Ware, Bill Reynolds. 
E: 3.  Archie Ware, Bill Reynolds 2. 

BATTING -
SH:  Chico Renfroe. 
HBP:  Leon Kellman 2. 
GDP:  Clyde Williams. 
Team LOB:  8

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Bill Reynolds, Webbo Clarke. 

PITCHING

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Alonzo Perry L                       8       4   5    1   2   4   0  37
Totals                               8       4   5    1   2   4   0  37

HBP:  Alonzo Perry 2. 

Cleveland Buckeyes                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Webbo Clarke W                       9       7   3    1   3   3   0  39
Totals                               9       7   3    1   3   3   0  39

BK:  Webbo Clarke. 
HBP:  Webbo Clarke 2. 


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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 1:45   Attendance: 2000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 7/18/1948, game 1 -- Birmingham Black Barons at
Cleveland Buckeyes (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Birmingham                    Cleveland                     
1. A.Wilson            ss        N.McClinic          cf        
2. J.Britton           3b        A.Ware              1b        
3. E.Steele            rf        C.Renfroe           ss        
4. P.Davis             2b        L.Kellman           3b        
5. P.Bassett           c         W.Grace             rf        
6. N.Robinson          cf        C.Williams          lf        
7. J.Zapp              lf        T.Harris            c         
8. J.Scott             1b        B.Reynolds          2b        
9. A.Perry             p         W.Clarke            p         

BLACK BARONS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; A.Wilson singled; J.Britton out on unknown
play; E.Steele out on unknown play; P.Davis out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 0.

BUCKEYES 1ST: N.McClinic walked; A.Ware struck out; C.Renfroe
reached on an error by J.Britton [N.McClinic to second,
C.Renfroe to first]; L.Kellman was hit by a pitch [N.McClinic to
third, C.Renfroe to second]; W.Grace singled to left field
[N.McClinic scored, C.Renfroe scored (unearned), L.Kellman to
second]; C.Williams reached on an error by J.Scott [L.Kellman to
third, W.Grace to second, C.Williams to first]; T.Harris struck
out; B.Reynolds struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Black
Barons 0, Buckeyes 2.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: P.Bassett out on unknown play; N.Robinson out
on unknown play; J.Zapp out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 2.

BUCKEYES 2ND: W.Clarke flied to N.Robinson; N.McClinic reached
on an error by J.Zapp [N.McClinic to second]; A.Ware reached on
an error by P.Davis [N.McClinic to third, A.Ware to first];
C.Renfroe forced A.Ware (A.Wilson to P.Davis) [N.McClinic scored
(unearned), C.Renfroe to first]; L.Kellman forced C.Renfroe
(unknown fielder) [L.Kellman to first]; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 1
LOB.  Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 3.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: J.Scott out on unknown play; A.Perry out on
unknown play; A.Wilson walked; J.Britton singled [A.Wilson to
second]; E.Steele out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 3.

BUCKEYES 3RD: W.Grace singled; C.Williams out on unknown play;
T.Harris out on unknown play; B.Reynolds out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 3.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: P.Davis out on unknown play; P.Bassett out on
unknown play; N.Robinson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 3.

BUCKEYES 4TH: W.Clarke out on unknown play; N.McClinic out on
unknown play; A.Ware out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 3.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: J.Zapp out on unknown play; J.Scott walked;
A.Perry out on unknown play; A.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 3.

BUCKEYES 5TH: C.Renfroe singled; L.Kellman was hit by a pitch
[C.Renfroe to second]; W.Grace out on unknown play; C.Williams
out on unknown play; T.Harris out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 3.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: J.Britton reached on an error by A.Ware
[J.Britton to first]; E.Steele flied to C.Williams; P.Davis was
hit by a pitch [J.Britton to second]; P.Bassett forced P.Davis
(C.Renfroe to B.Reynolds) [J.Britton scored (unearned) (no RBI)
(error by B.Reynolds), P.Bassett to second]; N.Robinson singled
to left field [P.Bassett scored (unearned) (error by
B.Reynolds), N.Robinson to second (error by B.Reynolds)]; J.Zapp
struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 3 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 2,
Buckeyes 3.

BUCKEYES 6TH: B.Reynolds struck out [B.Reynolds to first (error
by P.Bassett)]; W.Clarke singled to right-center [B.Reynolds to
third]; B.Reynolds stole home and W.Clarke stole second;
N.McClinic grounded out,  (A.Wilson to J.Scott) [W.Clarke scored
(unearned) (no RBI) (error by J.Scott)]; A.Ware reached on an
error by P.Davis [A.Ware to first]; C.Renfroe out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [A.Ware to second]; L.Kellman out on
unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 3 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 2,
Buckeyes 5.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: H.PRESSWOOD REPLACED C.RENFROE (PLAYING SS);
J.Scott out on unknown play; A.Perry out on unknown play;
A.Wilson singled; W.Clarke balked [A.Wilson to second];
J.Britton out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black
Barons 2, Buckeyes 5.

BUCKEYES 7TH: W.Grace walked; C.Williams grounded into a double
play (J.Britton to P.Davis to J.Scott) [W.Grace out at second];
T.Harris out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black
Barons 2, Buckeyes 5.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: E.Steele walked; P.Davis was hit by a pitch
[E.Steele to second]; P.Bassett out on unknown play; N.Robinson
singled [E.Steele scored, P.Davis to second]; W.MAYS BATTED FOR
J.ZAPP; W.Mays grounded into a double play (B.Reynolds to
A.Ware) [N.Robinson out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black
Barons 3, Buckeyes 5.

BUCKEYES 8TH: W.MAYS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); B.Reynolds
out on unknown play; W.Clarke out on unknown play; N.McClinic
out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 3,
Buckeyes 5.

BLACK BARONS 9TH: J.Scott singled; A.Perry out on unknown play;
A.Wilson singled [J.Scott to second]; J.Britton out on unknown
play; E.Steele out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Black
Barons 3, Buckeyes 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Barons     3   7   7   9
 Buckeyes         5   4   3   8


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