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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 8 Cleveland Buckeyes (CVB) 0

Game played on Sunday, August 8, 1948 (D) at Rickwood Field , Birmingham AL
Regular-Season game

Cleveland Buckeyes                  0 0 0  0 0 0  0  -   0  3  1
Birmingham Black Barons             0 3 0  2 0 3  x  -   8  9  0

BATTING

Cleveland Buckeyes                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
George Minor cf                       3   0   1    0     0         2   0
Archie Ware 1b                        3   0   1    0     0         5   0
Chico Renfroe 3b                      3   0   0    0     0         2   0
Clyde Nelson 2b                       3   0   1    0     0         3   3
Willie Grace rf                       3   0   0    0     0         1   0
Tommy Harris c                        3   0   0    0     0         1   0
Joe Greene lf                         2   0   0    0     0         3   0
  Nat McClinic ph                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Henry Presswood ss                    2   0   0    0     0         1   2
Eugene Smith p                        1   0   0    0     1         0   2
  John Brown p                        0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               24   0   3    0     1   6    18   7

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Eugene Smith. 

BATTING -
2B:  Clyde Nelson. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
SB:  George Minor. 

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       4   2   3    3     0         0   3
John Britton 3b                       4   1   2    1     0         1   1
Ed Steele rf                          1   0   0    0     3         0   0
Piper Davis 1b                        3   0   0    1     1         8   1
Willie Mays lf                        2   1   1    1     2         2   0
Norman Robinson cf                    3   0   0    0     0         1   0
Herman Bell c                         3   1   0    0     0         6   0
Wiley Griggs 2b                       2   1   1    0     1         2   2
Bill Powell p                         3   2   2    1     0         1   0
Totals                               25   8   9    7     7   1    21   7


BATTING -
2B:  Artie Wilson, John Britton, Wiley Griggs. 
SH:  Norman Robinson. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Artie Wilson, Ed Steele. 

PITCHING

Cleveland Buckeyes                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Eugene Smith L                       5       9   8    6   6   1   0  29
John Brown                           1       0   0    0   1   0   0  4
Totals                               6       9   8    6   7   1   0  33

Eugene Smith pitched to 3 batters in the 6th inning

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Powell W                        7       3   0    0   1   6   0  25
Totals                               7       3   0    0   1   6   0  25



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Umpires: HP - Poindexter Williams, 1B -  Austin, 2B -  , 3B - Charles Moore

Time of Game: 1:50   Attendance: 7680

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 8/8/1948, game 2 -- Cleveland Buckeyes at
Birmingham Black Barons (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland                     Birmingham                    
1. G.Minor             cf        A.Wilson            ss        
2. A.Ware              1b        J.Britton           3b        
3. C.Renfroe           3b        E.Steele            rf        
4. C.Nelson            2b        P.Davis             1b        
5. W.Grace             rf        W.Mays              lf        
6. T.Harris            c         N.Robinson          cf        
7. J.Greene            lf        H.Bell              c         
8. H.Presswood         ss        W.Griggs            2b        
9. E.Smith             p         B.Powell            p         

BUCKEYES 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories
and box sc; G.Minor out on unknown play; A.Ware out on unknown
play; C.Renfroe out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 1ST: A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton out
on unknown play; E.Steele walked; E.Steele stole second; P.Davis
walked; P.Davis was picked off first (unknown fielder); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 0.

BUCKEYES 2ND: C.Nelson doubled; W.Grace out on unknown play;
T.Harris out on unknown play; J.Greene out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: W.Mays singled; N.Robinson out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [W.Mays to second]; H.Bell out on unknown
play; W.Griggs walked; B.Powell singled [W.Mays to third,
W.Griggs to second]; A.Wilson singled [W.Mays scored, W.Griggs
scored, B.Powell to third]; A.Wilson stole second [B.Powell
scored]; J.Britton out on unknown play; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 3.

BUCKEYES 3RD: H.Presswood out on unknown play; E.Smith walked;
G.Minor out on unknown play; A.Ware out on unknown play; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: E.Steele out on unknown play; P.Davis out on
unknown play; W.Mays walked; N.Robinson out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 3.

BUCKEYES 4TH: C.Renfroe flied to W.Mays; C.Nelson out on
unknown play; W.Grace out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: H.Bell reached on an error by E.Smith [H.Bell
to second]; W.Griggs out on unknown play [H.Bell to third];
B.Powell out on unknown play [H.Bell scored (unearned)];
A.Wilson singled; J.Britton doubled [A.Wilson scored
(unearned)]; E.Steele walked; P.Davis out on unknown play; 2 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 5.

BUCKEYES 5TH: T.Harris out on unknown play; J.Greene out on
unknown play; H.Presswood out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 5.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: W.Mays walked; N.Robinson out on unknown
play; H.Bell out on unknown play; W.Griggs doubled (unknown
fielder) [W.Mays out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes
0, Black Barons 5.

BUCKEYES 6TH: E.Smith out on unknown play; G.Minor singled;
G.Minor stole second; A.Ware singled [G.Minor to third];
C.Renfroe lined to W.Griggs; C.Nelson out on unknown play; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 5.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: B.Powell singled; A.Wilson doubled [B.Powell
scored]; J.Britton singled [A.Wilson to third]; J.BROWN REPLACED
E.SMITH (PITCHING); E.Steele walked [J.Britton to second];
P.Davis out on unknown play [A.Wilson scored, J.Britton to
third]; W.Mays out on unknown play [J.Britton scored];
N.Robinson out on unknown play; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Buckeyes
0, Black Barons 8.

BUCKEYES 7TH: W.Grace out on unknown play; T.Harris out on
unknown play; N.MCCLINIC BATTED FOR J.GREENE; N.McClinic out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Buckeyes 0, Black Barons 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Buckeyes         0   3   1   4
 Black Barons     8   9   0   7


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