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Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 6 Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 2

Game played on Sunday, August 1, 1948 (D) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
Regular-Season game

Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 1  0 0 0  0 0 1   -   2  6  1
Kansas City Monarchs                0 0 3  0 0 0  3 0 x   -   6 10  2

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       4   0   2    0     0         3   1
John Britton 3b                       4   0   0    0     0         0   3
Ed Steele rf                          4   0   1    0     0         2   0
Piper Davis 2b                        4   0   0    0     0         0   3
Pepper Bassett c                      2   0   0    0     1         7   1
Norman Robinson cf                    4   1   1    0     0         3   0
Joe Scott 1b                          2   0   0    0     0         8   0
  Herman Bell ph                      1   0   0    1     0         0   0
Willie Mays lf                        4   1   2    0     0         1   0
Bill Powell p                         1   0   0    0     0         0   1
  Bill Greason ph                     1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
  Alonzo Perry p                      0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               31   2   6    1     1   6    24   9

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Ed Steele. 
PB: 1.  Pepper Bassett. 

BATTING -
2B:  Willie Mays. 
3B:  Norman Robinson. 
SH:  Bill Powell. 
HBP:  Pepper Bassett. 
GDP:  John Britton, Norman Robinson. 
Team LOB:  6

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Artie Wilson, Willie Mays. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Gene Baker ss                         4   1   1    1     0         3   2
Herb Souell 3b                        4   1   0    0     0         0   0
Hank Thompson rf                      4   1   3    2     0         1   0
Willard Brown cf                      4   1   1    0     0         0   0
Elston Howard lf                      4   0   2    1     0         2   0
Tom Cooper 1b                         3   0   0    0     1        13   2
Curtis Roberts 2b                     4   1   1    0     0         1   7
Earl Taborn c                         3   0   0    0     0         6   0
Jim LaMarque p                        3   1   2    1     0         1   4
Totals                               33   6  10    5     1   7    27  15

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Gene Baker, Tom Cooper 2, Curtis Roberts 2, Jim LaMarque. 
E: 2.  Curtis Roberts, Earl Taborn. 

BATTING -
2B:  Hank Thompson, Willard Brown, Curtis Roberts, Jim LaMarque. 
HR:  Hank Thompson. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Hank Thompson. 
CS:  Elston Howard. 

PITCHING

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Powell L                        6       6   3    3   1   4   1  24
Alonzo Perry                         2       4   3    2   0   3   0  10
Totals                               8      10   6    5   1   7   1  34


Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jim LaMarque W                       9       6   2    2   1   6   0  35
Totals                               9       6   2    2   1   6   0  35

HBP:  Jim LaMarque. 


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Umpires: HP - Bullet Rogan, 1B - Frank Duncan, 2B -  , 3B - Sylvester Vaughn

Time of Game: 1:55   Attendance: 5044

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 8/1/1948, game 1 -- Birmingham Black Barons at
Kansas City Monarchs (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Birmingham                    Kansas City                   
1. A.Wilson            ss        G.Baker             ss        
2. J.Britton           3b        H.Souell            3b        
3. E.Steele            rf        H.Thompson          rf        
4. P.Davis             2b        W.Brown             cf        
5. P.Bassett           c         E.Howard            lf        
6. N.Robinson          cf        T.Cooper            1b        
7. J.Scott             1b        C.Roberts           2b        
8. W.Mays              lf        E.Taborn            c         
9. B.Powell            p         J.LaMarque          p         

BLACK BARONS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; A.Wilson singled; J.Britton grounded into a
double play (C.Roberts to G.Baker to T.Cooper) [A.Wilson out at
second]; E.Steele singled; P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on
unknown play; H.Thompson singled; H.Thompson stole second;
W.Brown out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons
0, Monarchs 0.

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

MONARCHS 2ND: E.Howard out on unknown play; T.Cooper walked;
P.Bassett allowed a passed ball [T.Cooper to second]; C.Roberts
out on unknown play; E.Taborn out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: W.Mays singled to left field; B.Powell out on
a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [W.Mays to second]; A.Wilson
singled to left field [W.Mays to third]; W.Mays stole home and
A.Wilson stole second; J.Britton out on unknown play; E.Steele
out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1,
Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 3RD: J.LaMarque singled; G.Baker out on unknown play;
H.Souell forced J.LaMarque (unknown fielder) [H.Souell to
first]; H.Thompson hit an inside the park homer to left field
[H.Souell scored]; W.Brown doubled to left field; E.Howard
singled to center field [W.Brown scored]; T.Cooper out on
unknown play; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: P.Davis out on unknown play; P.Bassett was
hit by a pitch; N.Robinson grounded into a double play
(J.LaMarque to C.Roberts to T.Cooper) [P.Bassett out at second];
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 4TH: C.Roberts out on unknown play; E.Taborn out on
unknown play; J.LaMarque out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: J.Scott reached on catcher's interference by
E.Taborn; W.Mays doubled [J.Scott to third]; B.Powell out on
unknown play; A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 5TH: G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on
unknown play; H.Thompson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: E.Steele out on unknown play; P.Davis out on
unknown play; P.Bassett walked; N.Robinson out on unknown play;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 6TH: W.Brown out on unknown play; E.Howard singled;
E.Howard was caught stealing second (unknown fielder); T.Cooper
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 1,
Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: J.Scott out on unknown play; W.Mays reached
on an error by C.Roberts [W.Mays to first]; B.GREASON BATTED FOR
B.POWELL; B.Greason struck out; A.Wilson out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 7TH: A.PERRY REPLACED B.GREASON (PITCHING); C.Roberts
doubled to left field; E.Taborn out on unknown play; J.LaMarque
doubled [C.Roberts scored]; G.Baker singled to left field
[J.LaMarque scored, G.Baker to second (on throw)]; H.Souell
reached on an error by E.Steele [G.Baker scored (unearned) (no
RBI), H.Souell to first]; H.Thompson doubled [H.Souell to
third]; H.Souell was picked off third (unknown fielder); W.Brown
out on unknown play; 3 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons
1, Monarchs 6.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: J.Britton out on unknown play; E.Steele out
on unknown play; P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 6.

MONARCHS 8TH: E.Howard out on unknown play; T.Cooper out on
unknown play; C.Roberts out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 6.

BLACK BARONS 9TH: P.Bassett out on unknown play; N.Robinson
tripled to center field; H.BELL BATTED FOR J.SCOTT; H.Bell
grounded out (C.Roberts to T.Cooper) [N.Robinson scored]; W.Mays
out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 2,
Monarchs 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Barons     2   6   1   6
 Monarchs         6  10   2   4


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