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Homestead Grays (HOM) 7 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 2

Game played on Monday, September 6, 1948 (D) at Bugle Field, Baltimore MD
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     3 1 0  0 0 0  3 0 0   -   7 10  0
Baltimore Elite Giants              2 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   2  9  2

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       4   1   0    0     1         6   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       4   2   3    1     1         2   8
Luke Easter lf                        5   2   1    0     0         3   1
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   2   2    2     1        10   0
Wilmer Fields 3b                      4   0   2    4     0         1   0
Tom Parker rf                         4   0   0    0     0         2   0
Clarence Bruce 2b                     4   0   1    0     0         2   1
Luther Clifford c                     4   0   1    0     0         1   0
R.T. Walker p                         4   0   0    0     0         0   1
Totals                               37   7  10    7     3   7    27  11

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Sam Bankhead, Luke Easter, Buck Leonard. 

BATTING -
2B:  Buck Leonard, Wilmer Fields. 
3B:  Wilmer Fields. 
GDP:  Wilmer Fields. 
Team LOB:  6

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Luis Marquez 2. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jim Gilliam 2b                        4   1   1    0     0   0     1   5
Tommy Butts ss                        4   1   3    0     0   0     2   5
Henry Kimbro cf                       4   0   0    1     0   0     2   0
Lester Lockett lf                     3   0   1    1     1   0     2   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  4   0   1    0     0   0    10   0
Butch McCord rf                       4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Frank Russell 3b                      4   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Frazier Robinson c                    3   0   1    0     0   0     9   0
  Bob Romby ph                        1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Jonas Gaines p                        3   0   1    0     0   0     0   2
  Bill Byrd ph                        1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
Totals                               35   2   9    2     1   1    27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Jim Gilliam, Tommy Butts, Johnny Washington. 
E: 2.  Jim Gilliam, Henry Kimbro. 

BATTING -
2B:  Tommy Butts. 
Team LOB:  7


PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
R.T. Walker W                        9       9   2    2   1   1   0  36
Totals                               9       9   2    2   1   1   0  36


Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jonas Gaines L                       9      10   7    4   3   7   0  40
Totals                               9      10   7    4   3   7   0  40



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Umpires: HP - Ted Lewis, 1B - Fred McCreary

Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 3000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Monday, 9/6/1948, game 1 -- Homestead Grays at Baltimore
Elite Giants (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Baltimore                     
1. L.Marquez           cf        J.Gilliam           2b        
2. S.Bankhead          ss        T.Butts             ss        
3. L.Easter            lf        H.Kimbro            cf        
4. B.Leonard           1b        L.Lockett           lf        
5. W.Fields            3b        J.Washington        1b        
6. T.Parker            rf        B.McCord            rf        
7. C.Bruce             2b        F.Russell           3b        
8. L.Clifford          c         F.Robinson          c         
9. R.Walker            p         J.Gaines            p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead singled;
L.Easter singled [S.Bankhead to second]; B.Leonard doubled
[S.Bankhead scored, L.Easter scored]; W.Fields doubled
[B.Leonard scored]; T.Parker out on unknown play; C.Bruce out on
unknown play; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: J.Gilliam singled; T.Butts doubled [J.Gilliam
to third]; H.Kimbro out on unknown play [J.Gilliam scored];
L.Lockett singled [T.Butts scored]; J.Washington hit into a
double play (L.Easter to S.Bankhead to B.Leonard) [L.Lockett out
at first]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 2.

GRAYS 2ND: L.Clifford out on unknown play; R.Walker out on
unknown play; L.Marquez walked; L.Marquez stole second;
L.Marquez stole third; S.Bankhead singled [L.Marquez scored];
L.Easter out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 4,
Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: B.McCord out on unknown play; F.Russell
singled; F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Gaines out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 4, Elite Giants 2.

GRAYS 3RD: B.Leonard walked; W.Fields grounded into a double
play (J.Gilliam to T.Butts to J.Washington) [B.Leonard out at
second]; T.Parker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 4, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: J.Gilliam out on unknown play; T.Butts
singled; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; L.Lockett out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 4, Elite Giants 2.

GRAYS 4TH: C.Bruce out on unknown play; L.Clifford singled to
center field [L.Clifford to second (error by H.Kimbro)];
R.Walker out on unknown play; L.Marquez out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 4, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: J.Washington singled; B.McCord out on unknown
play; F.Russell out on unknown play; F.Robinson singled
[J.Washington to second]; J.Gaines out on unknown play; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 4, Elite Giants 2.

GRAYS 5TH: 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 4, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: J.Gilliam out on unknown play; T.Butts
singled; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; L.Lockett out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 4, Elite Giants 2.

GRAYS 6TH: W.Fields out on unknown play; T.Parker out on
unknown play; C.Bruce singled; L.Clifford out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 4, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: J.Washington out on unknown play; B.McCord
out on unknown play; F.Russell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Grays 4, Elite Giants 2.

GRAYS 7TH: R.Walker out on unknown play; L.Marquez out on
unknown play; S.Bankhead singled; L.Easter reached on an error
by J.Gilliam [S.Bankhead to second, L.Easter to first];
B.Leonard singled [S.Bankhead to third, L.Easter to second];
W.Fields tripled [S.Bankhead scored (unearned), L.Easter scored
(unearned), B.Leonard scored (unearned)]; T.Parker out on
unknown play; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 7, Elite
Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Gaines
singled; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; T.Butts out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 7, Elite Giants 2.

GRAYS 8TH: C.Bruce out on unknown play; L.Clifford out on
unknown play; R.Walker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 7, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; L.Lockett
walked; J.Washington out on unknown play; B.McCord out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 7, Elite Giants 2.

GRAYS 9TH: L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead walked;
L.Easter out on unknown play; B.Leonard out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 7, Elite Giants 2.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: F.Russell out on unknown play; B.ROMBY BATTED
FOR F.ROBINSON; B.Romby flied to unknown fielder; B.BYRD BATTED
FOR J.GAINES; B.Byrd struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 7,
Elite Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            7  10   0   6
 Elite Giants     2   9   2   7


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