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Newark Eagles (NW2) 4 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 4

Game played on Friday, July 23, 1948 (N) at Bugle Field, Baltimore MD
Regular-Season game

Newark Eagles                       1 1 0  0 2 0   -   4  7  0
Baltimore Elite Giants              0 0 3  0 0 1   -   4  7  3

BATTING

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       3   1   0    0     0         3   0
Curley Williams ss                    3   1   2    0     0         2   1
Lennie Pearson 1b                     2   1   0    1     1         4   0
Monte Irvin lf                        2   0   1    0     0         2   0
  Cotton Williams lf                  0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         3   0   1    0     0   1     1   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         3   1   2    2     0         1   1
Leroy Williams 2b                     3   0   0    0     0   1     0   3
Ziggy Marcell c                       2   0   0    0     0         5   0
Max Manning p                         3   0   1    1     0         0   0
Totals                               24   4   7    4     1   6    18   5


BATTING -
3B:  Curley Williams. 
SH:  Ziggy Marcell. 
HBP:  Monte Irvin. 
GDP:  Lennie Pearson. 
Team LOB:  5

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Monte Irvin. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       3   0   0    0     1         0   0
Tommy Butts ss                        3   1   2    1     1         1   2
Jim Gilliam 2b                        3   1   1    0     1         2   1
Lester Lockett lf                     2   1   0    0     1         1   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  3   0   1    1     0         2   0
Frank Russell rf                      3   0   1    1     0         0   0
Ed Finney 3b                          2   0   1    0     0         1   1
  Butch McCord ph                     0   1   0    0     1         0   0
Frazier Robinson c                    2   0   0    0     0        10   0
  Bob Romby ph                        1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
Bill Byrd p                           3   0   1    0     0         1   2
  Jonas Gaines pr                     0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               25   4   7    3     5   5    18   6

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Tommy Butts, Johnny Washington, Bill Byrd. 
E: 3.  Johnny Washington, Ed Finney, Bill Byrd. 

BATTING -
2B:  Tommy Butts, Jim Gilliam. 
IW:  Henry Kimbro. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Max Manning                          6       7   4    4   5   5   0  30
Totals                               6       7   4    4   5   5   0  30

WP:  Max Manning. 
IW:  Max Manning. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Byrd                            6       7   4    2   1   6   0  27
Totals                               6       7   4    2   1   6   0  27

HBP:  Bill Byrd. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP - Ted Lewis, 1B - Fred McCreary

Time of Game: 1:40   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Friday, 7/23/1948 -- Newark Eagles at Baltimore Elite
Giants (N)

Starting Lineups:

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

EAGLES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams tripled;
L.Pearson grounded out (B.Byrd to J.Washington) [C.Williams
scored]; M.Irvin was hit by a pitch; M.Irvin was picked off
first, but was safe on an error by J.Washington [M.Irvin to
second]; B.Harvey out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Eagles 1, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; T.Butts
doubled; J.Gilliam walked; L.Lockett out on unknown play;
J.Washington out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles
1, Elite Giants 0.

EAGLES 2ND: B.Wilson singled; L.Williams out on unknown play;
Z.Marcell out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [B.Wilson to
second]; M.Manning singled [B.Wilson scored]; J.Wilkes out on
unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: One-hour rain delay; F.Russell out on unknown
play; E.Finney singled; F.Robinson out on unknown play; B.Byrd
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite
Giants 0.

EAGLES 3RD: C.Williams singled; L.Pearson grounded into a
double play (B.Byrd to T.Butts to J.Washington) [C.Williams out
at second]; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Eagles 2, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; T.Butts
singled; J.Gilliam doubled [T.Butts to third]; M.Manning threw a
wild pitch [T.Butts scored, J.Gilliam to third]; L.Lockett
walked; J.Washington singled [J.Gilliam scored, L.Lockett to
second]; F.Russell singled [L.Lockett scored, J.Washington to
second]; E.Finney out on unknown play; F.Robinson out on unknown
play; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 3.

EAGLES 4TH: B.Harvey singled; B.Wilson reached on an error by
E.Finney [B.Harvey to third, B.Wilson to second]; L.Williams
struck out; Z.Marcell reached on a fielder's choice (J.Gilliam
to F.Robinson) [B.Harvey out at home]; M.Manning forced B.Wilson
(E.Finney unassisted) [M.Manning to first]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Eagles 2, Elite Giants 3.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: B.Byrd out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on
unknown play; T.Butts out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Eagles 2, Elite Giants 3.

EAGLES 5TH: J.Wilkes reached on an error by B.Byrd [J.Wilkes to
first]; C.Williams out on unknown play; L.Pearson walked
[J.Wilkes to second]; M.Irvin singled [J.Wilkes to third,
L.Pearson to second]; B.Harvey struck out; B.Wilson singled
[J.Wilkes scored (unearned), L.Pearson scored (unearned),
M.Irvin to third]; M.Irvin was caught stealing home (F.Robinson
unassisted); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Eagles 4, Elite
Giants 3.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: Irvin ejected for arguing call on attempted
steal of home; C.WILLIAMS REPLACED M.IRVIN (PLAYING LF);
J.Gilliam out on unknown play; L.Lockett out on unknown play;
J.Washington out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles
4, Elite Giants 3.

EAGLES 6TH: L.Williams out on unknown play; Z.Marcell out on
unknown play; M.Manning popped to F.Robinson in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Eagles 4, Elite Giants 3.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: F.Russell out on unknown play; B.MCCORD
BATTED FOR E.FINNEY; B.McCord walked; B.ROMBY BATTED FOR
F.ROBINSON; B.Romby struck out; B.Byrd singled [B.McCord to
third, B.Byrd to second (on throw)]; J.GAINES RAN FOR B.BYRD;
H.Kimbro was walked intentionally; T.Butts walked [B.McCord
scored, J.Gaines to third, H.Kimbro to second]; J.Gilliam flied
to unknown fielder; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Eagles 4, Elite
Giants 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Eagles           4   7   0   5
 Elite Giants     4   7   3   8


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