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Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 1 Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 0

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

Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 0  0 0 0  0  -   0  4  1
Kansas City Monarchs                0 0 0  0 0 0  1  -   1  3  1

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       3   0   1    0     0         0   1
John Britton 3b                       3   0   0    0     0         3   2
Ed Steele rf                          3   0   1    0     0         1   0
Piper Davis 2b                        3   0   0    0     0         4   4
Herman Bell c                         2   0   0    0     1         5   2
Norman Robinson cf                    2   0   1    0     0         0   0
Joe Scott 1b                          3   0   1    0     0         7   0
Willie Mays lf                        2   0   0    0     1         0   0
Bill Greason p                        2   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               23   0   4    0     2   4    20   9

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Piper Davis. 

BATTING -
SH:  Norman Robinson. 
GDP:  Willie Mays. 
Team LOB:  5

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Willie Mays. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Gene Baker ss                         3   0   0    0     0         2   2
Herb Souell 3b                        3   0   0    0     0         1   0
Hank Thompson rf                      1   0   0    0     2         0   0
Willard Brown cf                      3   1   1    0     0         1   0
Elston Howard lf                      3   0   1    0     0         1   0
Tom Cooper 1b                         2   0   0    0     0         9   0
  Johnie Scott ph                     0   0   0    0     1         0   0
Curtis Roberts 2b                     3   0   0    1     0         2   7
Earl Taborn c                         2   0   1    0     0         4   2
Ford Smith p                          2   0   0    0     0         1   0
Totals                               22   1   3    1     3   5    21  11

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Gene Baker, Tom Cooper, Curtis Roberts. 
E: 1.  Earl Taborn. 

BATTING -
IW:  Johnie Scott. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Willard Brown. 
CS:  Hank Thompson. 

PITCHING

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Greason L                       6.2     3   1    1   3   5   0  25
Totals                               6.2     3   1    1   3   5   0  25

WP:  Bill Greason. 
IW:  Bill Greason. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Ford Smith W                         7       4   0    0   2   4   0  26
Totals                               7       4   0    0   2   4   0  26

WP:  Ford Smith. 


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

Time of Game: 1:45   Attendance: 5044

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 8/1/1948, game 2 -- 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. H.Bell              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.Greason           p         F.Smith             p         

BLACK BARONS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton out
on unknown play; E.Steele singled; F.Smith threw a wild pitch
[E.Steele to second]; P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 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 walked; H.Thompson advanced to second
(error by P.Davis; assist by H.Bell); W.Brown out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: H.Bell walked; N.Robinson out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [H.Bell to second]; J.Scott singled
[H.Bell to third]; W.Mays grounded into a double play (G.Baker
to C.Roberts to T.Cooper) [J.Scott out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 2ND: 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 0, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: B.Greason out on unknown play; A.Wilson
singled; J.Britton out on unknown play; E.Steele out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 3RD: E.Taborn out on unknown play; F.Smith out on
unknown play; G.Baker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: P.Davis out on unknown play; H.Bell out on
unknown play; N.Robinson singled; J.Scott out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 4TH: H.Souell out on unknown play; H.Thompson walked;
H.Thompson was caught stealing second (unknown fielder); W.Brown
out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 0,
Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: W.Mays walked; W.Mays was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); B.Greason out on unknown play;
A.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black
Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 5TH: E.Howard singled to left field; T.Cooper out on
unknown play; C.Roberts out on unknown play; E.Taborn singled
[E.Howard to second]; F.Smith popped to J.Scott; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: 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 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 6TH: 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 0, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: H.Bell out on unknown play; N.Robinson out on
unknown play; J.Scott reached on an error by E.Taborn [J.Scott
to first]; W.Mays out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 7TH: W.Brown singled to left field; W.Brown stole
second; E.Howard popped to unknown fielder; J.SCOTT BATTED FOR
T.COOPER; J.Scott was walked intentionally; B.Greason threw a
wild pitch [W.Brown to third, J.Scott to second]; C.Roberts
grounded out (H.Bell to J.Scott) [W.Brown scored]; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Barons     0   4   1   5
 Monarchs         1   3   1   4


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