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Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 10 Memphis Red Sox (MEM) 9

Game played on Thursday, August 26, 1948 (N) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
Regular-Season game

Memphis Red Sox                     0 1 1  0 0 1  3 2 1   -   9  7  2
Kansas City Monarchs                8 0 0  0 0 0  2 0 x   -  10 14  6

BATTING

Memphis Red Sox                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Joe Burt Scott lf                     2   3   1    0     3         1   0
Willie Wells Jr. ss                   4   1   0    0     1         1   3
Cowan Hyde rf                         5   0   0    0     1         2   0
Bob Boyd 1b                           5   2   3    3     0        10   0
Neil Robinson cf                      4   1   2    3     1         2   0
Casey Jones c                         1   0   0    0     0         1   0
  Harry Barnes c                      3   0   0    1     1         3   1
Johnnie Cowan 2b                      4   0   0    0     1         3   4
Orlando Varona 3b                     5   0   0    0     0         1   0
  Sack Morgan pr                      0   1   0    0     0         0   0
Spoon Carter p                        0   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Pepper Sharpe p                     3   1   0    0     1         0   0
  Willie Wells Sr. ph                 1   0   1    1     0         0   0
Totals                               37   9   7    8     9  10    24   8

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Spoon Carter 2. 

BATTING -
HBP:  Joe Burt Scott, Willie Wells Jr.. 
Team LOB:  12

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Neil Robinson, Sack Morgan. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Gene Baker ss                         5   2   2    1     0         5   2
 3b                                   5   0   1    1     0         0   0
 rf                                   4   1   1    0     0         2   0
Willard Brown cf                      4   2   3    2     0         0   0
Elston Howard lf                      4   2   2    3     0         1   0
 c                                    4   0   0    0     0         9   3
Tom Cooper 1b                         4   1   1    0     0         7   0
 2b                                   4   1   1    1     0         3   2
Gene Collins p                        4   1   3    2     0         0   1
  Connie Johnson p                    0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               38  10  14   10     0   4    27   8

FIELDING -
E: 6.  , Willard Brown,  2, Gene Collins 2. 

BATTING -
2B:  , Willard Brown 2, Gene Collins 2. 
HR:  Elston Howard. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Tom Cooper. 

PITCHING

Memphis Red Sox                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Spoon Carter L                       1       8   8    6   0   1   0  12
Pepper Sharpe                        7       6   2    2   0   3   1  26
Totals                               8      14  10    8   0   4   1  38


Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Gene Collins W                       8.2     7   9    2   9  10   0  47
Connie Johnson SV                    0.1     0   0    0   0   0   0  1
Totals                               9       7   9    2   9  10   0  48

HBP:  Gene Collins 2. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

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

Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Thursday, 8/26/1948 -- Memphis Red Sox at Kansas City
Monarchs (N)

Starting Lineups:

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

RED SOX 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories
and box sc; J.Scott out on unknown play; W.Wells Jr. out on
unknown play; C.Hyde out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Red Sox 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: G.Baker singled; H.Souell out on unknown play;
H.Thompson singled [G.Baker to second]; W.Brown doubled [G.Baker
scored, H.Thompson scored]; E.Howard singled [W.Brown scored];
E.Taborn out on unknown play; T.Cooper reached on an error by
S.Carter [E.Howard to second, T.Cooper to first]; C.Roberts
singled [E.Howard scored, T.Cooper to second]; G.Collins doubled
[T.Cooper scored, C.Roberts scored (unearned)]; G.Baker singled
[G.Collins scored]; G.Baker was picked off first, but was safe
on an error by S.Carter [G.Baker to second]; H.Souell doubled
[G.Baker scored (unearned)]; H.Thompson out on unknown play; 8 R
(6 ER), 8 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Monarchs 8.

RED SOX 2ND: B.Boyd singled to center field [B.Boyd to second
(error by W.Brown)]; N.Robinson singled [B.Boyd scored
(unearned)]; C.Jones out on unknown play; J.Cowan out on unknown
play; O.Varona out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Red Sox 1, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 2ND: H.BARNES REPLACED C.JONES (PLAYING C); P.SHARPE
REPLACED S.CARTER (PITCHING); W.Brown singled; E.Howard out on
unknown play; E.Taborn out on unknown play; T.Cooper out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Monarchs 8.

RED SOX 3RD: P.Sharpe out on unknown play; J.Scott walked;
W.Wells Jr. out on unknown play; C.Hyde walked [J.Scott to
second]; B.Boyd singled [J.Scott scored, C.Hyde to second];
N.Robinson out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox
2, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 3RD: C.Roberts out on unknown play; G.Collins doubled;
G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Monarchs 8.

RED SOX 4TH: H.Barnes out on unknown play; J.Cowan walked;
O.Varona out on unknown play; P.Sharpe out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 4TH: H.Thompson out on unknown play; W.Brown out on
unknown play; E.Howard out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Red Sox 2, Monarchs 8.

RED SOX 5TH: J.Scott was hit by a pitch; W.Wells Jr. out on
unknown play; C.Hyde out on unknown play; B.Boyd out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 5TH: E.Taborn out on unknown play; T.Cooper singled;
T.Cooper was caught stealing second (unknown fielder); C.Roberts
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Monarchs
8.

RED SOX 6TH: N.Robinson walked; N.Robinson stole second
[N.Robinson to third (error by E.Taborn)]; H.Barnes out on
unknown play [N.Robinson scored (unearned)]; J.Cowan out on
unknown play; O.Varona out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 3, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 6TH: G.Collins out on unknown play; G.Baker out on
unknown play; H.Souell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Red Sox 3, Monarchs 8.

RED SOX 7TH: P.Sharpe out on unknown play; J.Scott singled;
W.Wells Jr. walked [J.Scott to second]; C.Hyde out on unknown
play; B.Boyd reached on an error by H.Souell [J.Scott scored
(unearned) (no RBI), W.Wells Jr. to third, B.Boyd to second];
N.Robinson singled [W.Wells Jr. scored (unearned), B.Boyd scored
(unearned)]; H.Barnes walked [N.Robinson to second]; J.Cowan out
on unknown play; 3 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 6,
Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 7TH: H.Thompson out on unknown play; W.Brown doubled;
E.Howard homered to leftfield [W.Brown scored]; E.Taborn out on
unknown play; T.Cooper out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Red Sox 6, Monarchs 10.

RED SOX 8TH: O.Varona out on unknown play; P.Sharpe walked;
J.Scott walked [P.Sharpe to second]; W.Wells Jr. reached on an
error by G.Collins [P.Sharpe to third, J.Scott to second,
W.Wells Jr. to first]; C.Hyde out on unknown play; B.Boyd
singled [P.Sharpe scored (unearned), J.Scott scored (unearned),
W.Wells Jr. to second]; N.Robinson out on unknown play; 2 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 8, Monarchs 10.

MONARCHS 8TH: C.Roberts out on unknown play; G.Collins singled;
G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 8, Monarchs 10.

RED SOX 9TH: H.Barnes out on unknown play; J.Cowan out on
unknown play; O.Varona reached on an error by G.Collins
[O.Varona to first]; S.MORGAN RAN FOR O.VARONA; W.WELLS SR.
BATTED FOR P.SHARPE; S.Morgan stole second [S.Morgan to third
(error by E.Taborn)]; W.Wells Sr. singled [S.Morgan scored];
J.Scott walked [W.Wells Sr. to second]; W.Wells Jr. was hit by a
pitch [W.Wells Sr. to third, J.Scott to second]; C.JOHNSON
REPLACED G.COLLINS (PITCHING); C.Hyde out on unknown play; 1 R,
1 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Red Sox 9, Monarchs 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Red Sox          9   7   2  12
 Monarchs        10  14   6   4


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