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Newark Eagles (NW2) 5 Homestead Grays (HOM) 0

Game played on Wednesday, August 11, 1948 (N) at Dunn Field, Trenton NJ
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   0  2  2
Newark Eagles                       0 0 0  0 0 0  3 2 x   -   5 10  0

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       3   0   0    0     0         3   1
Sam Bankhead ss                       3   0   0    0     1         0   4
Luke Easter lf                        3   0   0    0     1         0   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       3   0   0    0     1         7   0
Wilmer Fields rf                      4   0   0    0     0         3   0
Eudie Napier c                        2   0   0    0     2         8   0
Clarence Bruce 2b                     4   0   1    0     0         3   1
Charles Gary 3b                       3   0   0    0     1         0   2
Bob Thurman p                         3   0   1    0     0         0   1
Totals                               28   0   2    0     6   4    24   9

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Luis Marquez, Eudie Napier. 
E: 2.  Eudie Napier, Clarence Bruce. 

BATTING -
HBP:  Luis Marquez. 
GDP:  Sam Bankhead. 
Team LOB:  8


Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       4   0   2    2     0         1   0
Curley Williams ss                    2   0   0    0     1         1   7
Lennie Pearson 1b                     4   1   1    0     0        15   1
Monte Irvin lf                        4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         3   1   2    0     1         1   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         4   0   3    1     0         3   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     4   1   0    0     0         2   5
Jack McLaurin c                       4   1   1    0     0         4   0
Rufus Lewis p                         4   1   1    0     0         0   1
Totals                               33   5  10    3     2   7    27  14

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Curley Williams, Lennie Pearson, Leroy Williams. 

BATTING -
3B:  Jimmy Wilkes. 
SH:  Curley Williams. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Leroy Williams. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bob Thurman L                        8      10   5    4   2   7   0  36
Totals                               8      10   5    4   2   7   0  36


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Rufus Lewis W                        9       2   0    0   6   4   0  35
Totals                               9       2   0    0   6   4   0  35

HBP:  Rufus Lewis. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP -  Crossland, 1B - Mule Suttles

Time of Game: 1:57   Attendance: 900

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Wednesday, 8/11/1948 -- 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. W.Fields            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. B.Thurman           p         R.Lewis             p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; L.Marquez was hit by a pitch; S.Bankhead grounded into a
double play (C.Williams to L.Williams to L.Pearson) [L.Marquez
out at second]; L.Easter walked; B.Leonard out on unknown play;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: J.Wilkes singled; 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, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Grays 0, Eagles 0.

GRAYS 2ND: W.Fields out on unknown play; E.Napier out on
unknown play; C.Bruce singled; C.Gary out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 2ND: B.Harvey singled; B.Wilson out on unknown play;
L.Williams out on unknown play; J.McLaurin out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 0.

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

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

GRAYS 4TH: B.Leonard walked; W.Fields out on unknown play;
E.Napier walked [B.Leonard to second]; C.Bruce out on unknown
play [B.Leonard to third, E.Napier to second]; C.Gary out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 4TH: M.Irvin out on unknown play; B.Harvey walked;
B.Wilson singled [B.Harvey to second]; L.Williams out on unknown
play; J.McLaurin out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Grays 0, Eagles 0.

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

EAGLES 5TH: R.Lewis 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 0, Eagles 0.

GRAYS 6TH: B.Leonard out on unknown play; W.Fields out on
unknown play; E.Napier out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 6TH: L.Pearson out on unknown play; M.Irvin out on
unknown play; B.Harvey out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 0.

GRAYS 7TH: C.Bruce out on unknown play; C.Gary walked;
B.Thurman out on unknown play; L.Marquez out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 7TH: B.Wilson singled; L.Williams forced B.Wilson
(unknown fielder) [L.Williams to first]; L.Williams stole second
[L.Williams scored (error by E.Napier)]; J.McLaurin singled;
R.Lewis singled [J.McLaurin to second]; J.Wilkes tripled
[J.McLaurin scored, R.Lewis scored]; C.Williams hit into a
double play (L.Marquez to E.Napier) [J.Wilkes out at home]; 3 R,
4 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 3.

GRAYS 8TH: S.Bankhead out on unknown play; L.Easter out on
unknown play; B.Leonard out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 3.

EAGLES 8TH: L.Pearson singled; M.Irvin out on unknown play;
B.Harvey singled [L.Pearson to second]; B.Wilson singled
[L.Pearson scored, B.Harvey to second]; L.Williams reached on an
error by C.Bruce [B.Harvey scored (unearned) (no RBI), B.Wilson
to second, L.Williams to first]; J.McLaurin out on unknown play;
R.Lewis out on unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Grays
0, Eagles 5.

GRAYS 9TH: W.Fields out on unknown play; E.Napier walked;
C.Bruce out on unknown play; C.Gary out on unknown play; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Eagles 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            0   2   2   8
 Eagles           5  10   0   7


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