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Memphis Red Sox (MEM) 6 Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 5

Game played on Sunday, August 8, 1948 (D) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
Regular-Season game

Memphis Red Sox                     3 0 1  1 0 0  1  -   6  6  1
Kansas City Monarchs                2 0 0  1 0 0  2  -   5  6  7

BATTING

Memphis Red Sox                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Joe Burt Scott lf                     3   1   1    1     1         3   0
Willie Wells Jr. 3b                   1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Verdell Mathis ph, cf               2   0   1    0     0         1   0
Cowan Hyde rf                         3   3   1    0     1         3   0
Bob Boyd 1b                           3   1   1    1     1         5   0
Neil Robinson cf, 3b                  4   0   1    2     0         1   0
Casey Jones c                         4   1   1    0     0         3   1
Johnnie Cowan 2b                      1   0   0    0     1         2   0
Orlando Varona ss                     3   0   0    0     0         3   5
Spoon Carter p                        3   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               27   6   6    4     4   6    21   6

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Willie Wells Jr.. 

BATTING -
2B:  Bob Boyd. 
3B:  Cowan Hyde. 
SH:  Verdell Mathis, Johnnie Cowan. 
Team LOB:  6


Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Gene Baker ss                         4   2   1    1     0         0   2
 3b                                   4   1   1    1     0         0   1
 rf                                   4   0   0    1     0         1   0
Willard Brown cf                      2   0   1    1     1         1   1
Elston Howard lf                      3   0   0    0     0         2   0
Tom Cooper 1b                         3   1   2    0     0         8   0
 2b                                   3   0   0    0     0         2   0
 c                                    3   1   1    1     0         7   2
 p                                    2   0   0    0     0         0   3
   ph                                 1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               29   5   6    5     1   2    21   9

FIELDING -
E: 7.  Willard Brown,  2, ,  3. 

BATTING -
2B:  . 
3B:  Gene Baker, Tom Cooper. 
Team LOB:  4


PITCHING

Memphis Red Sox                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Spoon Carter W                       7       6   5    4   1   2   0  30
Totals                               7       6   5    4   1   2   0  30


Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
 L                                   7       6   6    2   4   6   0  33
Totals                               7       6   6    2   4   6   0  33

WP:   2. 


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

Time of Game: 1:40   Attendance: 6100

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 8/8/1948, game 2 -- Memphis Red Sox at Kansas
City Monarchs (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Memphis                       Kansas City                   
1. J.Scott             lf        G.Baker             ss        
2. W.Wells Jr.         3b        H.Souell            3b        
3. C.Hyde              rf        J.Scott             rf        
4. B.Boyd              1b        W.Brown             cf        
5. N.Robinson          cf        E.Howard            lf        
6. C.Jones             c         T.Cooper            1b        
7. J.Cowan             2b        C.Roberts           2b        
8. O.Varona            ss        E.Taborn            c         
9. S.Carter            p         F.Smith             p         

RED SOX 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories
and box sc; J.Scott walked; W.Wells Jr. out on unknown play;
C.Hyde reached on an error by C.Roberts [J.Scott to second,
C.Hyde to first]; B.Boyd doubled [J.Scott scored, C.Hyde to
third]; N.Robinson flied to unknown fielder [C.Hyde scored
(unearned) (error by E.Taborn), B.Boyd scored (unearned) (no
RBI) (error by E.Taborn)]; C.Jones out on unknown play; 3 R (1
ER), 1 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 3, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: G.Baker reached on an error by W.Wells Jr.
[G.Baker to first]; H.Souell doubled [G.Baker to third]; J.Scott
out on unknown play [G.Baker scored (unearned)]; W.Brown singled
[H.Souell scored]; E.Howard reached on a fielder's choice
[W.Brown to second]; T.Cooper out on unknown play; C.Roberts out
on unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 3,
Monarchs 2.

RED SOX 2ND: J.Cowan out on unknown play; O.Varona out on
unknown play; S.Carter out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Red Sox 3, Monarchs 2.

MONARCHS 2ND: 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.
 Red Sox 3, Monarchs 2.

RED SOX 3RD: J.Scott reached on an error by C.Roberts [J.Scott
to first]; V.MATHIS BATTED FOR W.WELLS JR.; V.Mathis out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [J.Scott to second]; C.Hyde
walked; B.Boyd forced J.Scott (unknown fielder) [C.Hyde to
second, B.Boyd to first]; B.Boyd was picked off first, but was
safe on an error by F.Smith [C.Hyde to third, B.Boyd to second];
F.Smith threw a wild pitch [C.Hyde scored (unearned), B.Boyd to
third]; N.Robinson out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 1
LOB.  Red Sox 4, Monarchs 2.

MONARCHS 3RD: V.MATHIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); N.ROBINSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); H.Souell out on unknown play;
J.Scott out on unknown play; W.Brown walked; E.Howard out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Monarchs 2.

RED SOX 4TH: C.Jones singled to center field [C.Jones to second
(error by W.Brown)]; J.Cowan reached on an error on a sacrifice
bunt by F.Smith [C.Jones to third, J.Cowan to first]; O.Varona
out on unknown play; S.Carter out on unknown play; J.Scott
singled [C.Jones scored (unearned), J.Cowan to second]; V.Mathis
out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 5,
Monarchs 2.

MONARCHS 4TH: T.Cooper tripled; C.Roberts out on unknown play;
E.Taborn out on unknown play [T.Cooper scored]; F.Smith out on
unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Monarchs 3.

RED SOX 5TH: C.Hyde tripled to center field (W.Brown to
E.Taborn) [C.Hyde out at home]; B.Boyd walked; N.Robinson out on
unknown play; C.Jones out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Red Sox 5, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 5TH: G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on
unknown play; J.Scott out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Red Sox 5, Monarchs 3.

RED SOX 6TH: J.Cowan walked; J.Cowan was picked off first, but
was safe on an error by F.Smith [J.Cowan to second]; O.Varona
out on unknown play; S.Carter out on unknown play; J.Scott out
on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 6TH: W.Brown out on unknown play; E.Howard out on
unknown play; T.Cooper singled; C.Roberts out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Monarchs 3.

RED SOX 7TH: V.Mathis singled; C.Hyde forced V.Mathis (unknown
fielder) [C.Hyde to first]; F.Smith threw a wild pitch [C.Hyde
to second]; B.Boyd out on unknown play; N.Robinson singled
[C.Hyde scored]; C.Jones out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Red Sox 6, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 7TH: E.Taborn singled; H.THOMPSON BATTED FOR F.SMITH;
H.Thompson flied to unknown fielder; G.Baker tripled [E.Taborn
scored]; H.Souell out on unknown play [G.Baker scored]; J.Scott
out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 6, Monarchs
5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Red Sox          6   6   1   6
 Monarchs         5   6   7   4


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