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Newark Eagles (NW2) 6 Homestead Grays (HOM) 3

Game played on Tuesday, August 10, 1948 (N) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     1 0 0  0 0 0  2 0 0   -   3  9  5
Newark Eagles                       0 1 0  0 0 2  3 0 x   -   6  5  2

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       4   1   0    1     0         0   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       5   0   1    0     0         0   0
Luke Easter lf                        5   0   2    1     0         0   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   0   1    0     0         0   0
Bob Thurman rf                        3   0   1    0     0         0   0
Eudie Napier c                        3   0   1    0     1         0   0
Clarence Bruce 2b                     3   0   1    0     0         0   0
Charles Gary 3b                       2   1   0    0     1         0   0
  Larry Kimbrough p                   1   0   0    0     0         0   0
R.T. Walker p                         2   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Wilmer Fields ph, 3b                2   1   2    1     0         0   0
Totals                               34   3   9    3     2   4    24   0

FIELDING -
E: 5.  Sam Bankhead 3, Buck Leonard, Clarence Bruce. 

BATTING -
SH:  Bob Thurman, Clarence Bruce. 
HBP:  Luis Marquez. 
GDP:  Clarence Bruce. 
Team LOB:  9

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Charles Gary. 

Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       4   0   0    0     1         0   0
Curley Williams ss                    4   1   2    0     0         0   1
Lennie Pearson 1b                     3   1   0    0     0         1   0
Monte Irvin lf                        3   2   1    0     0         0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         3   1   0    0     1         0   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         4   1   1    0     0         0   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     3   0   0    1     1         1   1
Jack McLaurin c                       2   0   1    2     1         0   0
Leniel Hooker p                       4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               30   6   5    3     4   3    27   2

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Curley Williams, Lennie Pearson, Leroy Williams. 
E: 2.  Curley Williams, Bob Wilson. 

BATTING -
2B:  Curley Williams, Bob Wilson, Jack McLaurin. 
SH:  Curley Williams, Lennie Pearson, Monte Irvin, Jack McLaurin. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
R.T. Walker                          6       4   3    1   4   3   0  28
Larry Kimbrough L                    2       1   3    0   0   0   0  10
Totals                               8       5   6    1   4   3   0  38


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Leniel Hooker W                      9       9   3    2   2   4   0  39
Totals                               9       9   3    2   2   4   0  39

WP:  Leniel Hooker. 
HBP:  Leniel Hooker. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP - Charles Moore, 1B - Mule Suttles

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 2500

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Tuesday, 8/10/1948 -- Homestead Grays at Newark Eagles
(N)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Newark                        
1. L.Marquez           cf        J.Wilkes            cf        
2. S.Bankhead          ss        C.Williams          ss        
3. L.Easter            lf        L.Pearson           1b        
4. B.Leonard           1b        M.Irvin             lf        
5. B.Thurman           rf        B.Harvey            rf        
6. E.Napier            c         B.Wilson            3b        
7. C.Bruce             2b        L.Williams          2b        
8. C.Gary              3b        J.McLaurin          c         
9. R.Walker            p         L.Hooker            p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; L.Marquez reached on an error by B.Wilson [L.Marquez to
first]; S.Bankhead out on unknown play [L.Marquez to second];
L.Easter singled to right field [L.Marquez scored (unearned)];
B.Leonard out on unknown play; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: J.Wilkes walked; C.Williams out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [J.Wilkes to second]; L.Pearson out on unknown
play; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays
1, Eagles 0.

GRAYS 2ND: E.Napier singled; C.Bruce out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [E.Napier to second]; C.Gary walked; R.Walker
out on unknown play; L.Marquez was hit by a pitch [E.Napier to
third, C.Gary to second]; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 2ND: B.Harvey walked; B.Wilson out on unknown play
[B.Harvey to second]; L.Williams reached on an error by
S.Bankhead [B.Harvey scored (unearned) (no RBI), L.Williams to
first]; J.McLaurin out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder)
[L.Williams to second]; L.Hooker out on unknown play; 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 3RD: L.Easter out on unknown play; B.Leonard out on
unknown play; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 3RD: J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams doubled;
L.Pearson out on unknown play; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 4TH: E.Napier walked; C.Bruce grounded into a double play
(C.Williams to L.Williams to L.Pearson) [E.Napier out at
second]; C.Gary out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 4TH: B.Harvey out on unknown play; B.Wilson doubled;
L.Williams out on unknown play; J.McLaurin walked; L.Hooker out
on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 5TH: R.Walker out on unknown play; L.Marquez out on
unknown play; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 5TH: J.Wilkes out on unknown play; C.Williams out on
unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 6TH: L.Easter out on unknown play; B.Leonard out on
unknown play; B.Thurman singled to shortstop [B.Thurman to
second (error by C.Williams)]; E.Napier out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 6TH: M.Irvin singled to left field; B.Harvey out on
unknown play; B.Wilson reached on an error by C.Bruce [M.Irvin
to second, B.Wilson to first]; L.Williams walked [M.Irvin to
third, B.Wilson to second]; J.McLaurin doubled [M.Irvin scored,
B.Wilson scored (unearned), L.Williams to third]; L.Hooker out
on unknown play; J.Wilkes out on unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 3.

GRAYS 7TH: C.Bruce singled; C.Gary forced C.Bruce (unknown
fielder) [C.Gary to first]; W.FIELDS BATTED FOR R.WALKER; C.Gary
stole second; W.Fields singled [C.Gary scored, W.Fields to
second (on throw)]; L.Hooker threw a wild pitch [W.Fields to
third]; L.Marquez out on unknown play [W.Fields scored];
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 3,
Eagles 3.

EAGLES 7TH: W.FIELDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); L.KIMBROUGH
REPLACED C.GARY (PITCHING); C.Williams singled; L.Pearson
reached on an error on a sacrifice bunt by B.Leonard [C.Williams
to second, L.Pearson to first]; M.Irvin reached on an error on a
sacrifice bunt by S.Bankhead [C.Williams scored (unearned) (no
RBI), L.Pearson to third, M.Irvin to second]; B.Harvey reached
on an error by S.Bankhead [L.Pearson scored (unearned) (no RBI),
M.Irvin to third, B.Harvey to first]; B.Wilson out on unknown
play; L.Williams out on unknown play [M.Irvin scored (unearned),
B.Harvey to second]; J.McLaurin out on unknown play; 3 R (0 ER),
1 H, 3 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 6.

GRAYS 8TH: L.Easter singled; B.Leonard singled [L.Easter to
second]; B.Thurman out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder)
[L.Easter to third, B.Leonard to second]; Thurman called safe by
Umpire Moore but Umpire Suttles over; E.Napier out on unknown
play; C.Bruce out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays
3, Eagles 6.

EAGLES 8TH: L.Hooker out on unknown play; J.Wilkes out on
unknown play; C.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 6.

GRAYS 9TH: L.Kimbrough out on unknown play; W.Fields singled;
L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead singled [W.Fields to
second]; L.Easter out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Grays 3, Eagles 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            3   9   5   9
 Eagles           6   5   2   8


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