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Philadelphia Stars (PH5) 6 Newark Eagles (NW2) 3

Game played on Sunday, July 18, 1948 (D) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Philadelphia Stars                  1 0 0  5 0 0  0 0 0   -   6 10  1
Newark Eagles                       1 0 0  0 2 0  0 0 0   -   3  9  4

BATTING

Philadelphia Stars                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Frank Austin ss                       5   2   2    1     0   0     1   2
Murray Watkins 3b                     5   1   2    1     0   0     0   0
Archie Brathwaite rf                  5   0   1    2     0   0     0   0
Harry Simpson cf                      3   0   1    1     1   0     0   0
Mahlon Duckett 2b                     3   1   1    0     1   0     1   2
Gene Benson lf                        4   1   1    0     0   0     0   0
Bill Cash c                           4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Doc Dennis 1b                         4   0   1    0     0   0     2   0
Bill Ricks p                          4   1   1    1     0   0     0   0
Totals                               37   6  10    6     2   0    27   4

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Frank Austin 2, Mahlon Duckett 2, Doc Dennis 2. 
E: 1.  Frank Austin. 

BATTING -
2B:  Doc Dennis. 
Team LOB:  6


Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       4   0   1    0     1         0   0
Curley Williams ss                    3   1   0    0     2         0   0
Lennie Pearson 1b                     4   1   3    2     1         0   0
Monte Irvin lf                        3   0   1    0     2         0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         4   0   0    0     1         0   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         3   0   2    1     0         0   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     4   0   1    0     0         0   0
Ziggy Marcell c                       3   0   0    0     1         0   0
Rufus Lewis p                         1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Cotton Williams p                   3   1   1    0     0         0   0
Totals                               32   3   9    3     8   5    27   0

FIELDING -
E: 4.  Lennie Pearson, Bob Wilson 2, Rufus Lewis. 

BATTING -
2B:  Lennie Pearson. 
HBP:  Bob Wilson. 
GDP:  Curley Williams, Bob Harvey. 
Team LOB:  11

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Jimmy Wilkes. 

PITCHING

Philadelphia Stars                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Ricks W                         9       9   3    3   8   5   0  41
Totals                               9       9   3    3   8   5   0  41

HBP:  Bill Ricks. 

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Rufus Lewis L                        3.2     9   6    6   1   0   0  21
Cotton Williams                      5.1     1   0    0   1   0   0  18
Totals                               9      10   6    6   2   0   0  39



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Umpires: HP - Charles Moore, 1B - Mule Suttles

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 1514

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 7/18/1948, game 1 -- Philadelphia Stars at
Newark Eagles (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia                  Newark                        
1. F.Austin            ss        J.Wilkes            cf        
2. M.Watkins           3b        C.Williams          ss        
3. A.Brathwaite        rf        L.Pearson           1b        
4. H.Simpson           cf        M.Irvin             lf        
5. M.Duckett           2b        B.Harvey            rf        
6. G.Benson            lf        B.Wilson            3b        
7. B.Cash              c         L.Williams          2b        
8. D.Dennis            1b        Z.Marcell           c         
9. B.Ricks             p         R.Lewis             p         

STARS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; F.Austin singled; F.Austin was picked off first, but was
safe on an error by R.Lewis [F.Austin to second]; M.Watkins
singled [F.Austin to third]; A.Brathwaite out on unknown play;
H.Simpson singled [F.Austin scored, M.Watkins to second];
M.Duckett out on unknown play; G.Benson out on unknown play; 1
R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Stars 1, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: J.Wilkes singled; C.Williams grounded into a double
play (M.Duckett to F.Austin to D.Dennis) [J.Wilkes out at
second]; L.Pearson singled; M.Irvin singled [L.Pearson to
second]; B.Harvey walked [L.Pearson to third, M.Irvin to
second]; B.Wilson was hit by a pitch [L.Pearson scored, M.Irvin
to third, B.Harvey to second]; L.Williams out on unknown play; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Stars 1, Eagles 1.

STARS 2ND: L.Pearson dropped a foul fly hit by B.Cash; B.Cash
out on unknown play; D.Dennis doubled; B.Ricks out on unknown
play; F.Austin out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Stars
1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 2ND: Z.Marcell walked; Z.Marcell was picked off first
(unknown fielder); R.Lewis out on unknown play; J.Wilkes out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Stars 1, Eagles 1.

STARS 3RD: M.Watkins out on unknown play; A.Brathwaite out on
unknown play; H.Simpson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Stars 1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 3RD: C.Williams walked; L.Pearson out on unknown play;
M.Irvin out on unknown play; B.Harvey out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Stars 1, Eagles 1.

STARS 4TH: M.Duckett walked; G.Benson singled [M.Duckett to
second]; B.Cash out on unknown play; D.Dennis out on unknown
play; B.Ricks singled [M.Duckett scored, G.Benson to second];
F.Austin singled [G.Benson scored, B.Ricks to second]; M.Watkins
singled [B.Ricks scored, F.Austin to third, M.Watkins to second
(on throw)]; A.Brathwaite singled [F.Austin scored, M.Watkins
scored]; C.WILLIAMS REPLACED R.LEWIS (PITCHING); H.Simpson out
on unknown play; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 4TH: B.Wilson out on unknown play; L.Williams out on
unknown play; Z.Marcell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 1.

STARS 5TH: M.Duckett singled to third base [M.Duckett to second
(error by B.Wilson)]; G.Benson out on unknown play; B.Cash out
on unknown play; D.Dennis out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 5TH: C.Williams singled; J.Wilkes out on unknown play;
C.Williams walked [C.Williams to second]; L.Pearson doubled
[C.Williams scored, C.Williams scored]; M.Irvin walked; B.Harvey
grounded into a double play (F.Austin to M.Duckett to D.Dennis)
[M.Irvin out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles
3.

STARS 6TH: B.Wilson dropped a foul fly hit by B.Ricks; B.Ricks
out on unknown play; F.Austin out on unknown play; M.Watkins out
on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 6TH: B.Wilson singled to shortstop [B.Wilson to second
(error by F.Austin)]; L.Williams out on unknown play; Z.Marcell
out on unknown play; C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 3.

STARS 7TH: A.Brathwaite out on unknown play; H.Simpson walked;
M.Duckett out on unknown play; G.Benson out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 7TH: J.Wilkes walked; J.Wilkes was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); C.Williams out on unknown play;
L.Pearson singled; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 3.

STARS 8TH: B.Cash out on unknown play; D.Dennis out on unknown
play; B.Ricks out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Stars
6, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 8TH: B.Harvey out on unknown play; B.Wilson singled;
L.Williams singled [B.Wilson to second]; Z.Marcell out on
unknown play; C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 3.

STARS 9TH: F.Austin out on unknown play; M.Watkins out on
unknown play; A.Brathwaite out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Stars 6, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 9TH: J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams out on
unknown play; L.Pearson walked; M.Irvin walked [L.Pearson to
second]; B.Harvey out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Stars 6, Eagles 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Stars            6  10   1   6
 Eagles           3   9   4  11


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