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Homestead Grays (HOM) 6 Newark Eagles (NW2) 4

Game played on Wednesday, September 8, 1948 (N) at Ruppert Stadium, Newark NJ
Regular-Season game

Homestead Grays                     1 0 0  0 2 2  1 0 0   -   6  9  1
Newark Eagles                       1 0 0  0 1 0  0 2 0   -   4  4  6

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       2   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Bob Trice ph, rf                    2   0   0    0     0         0   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       4   1   1    1     1         0   0
Luke Easter lf                        4   1   1    1     1         0   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       3   0   1    1     1         0   0
Bob Thurman rf, cf                    4   1   1    1     0         0   0
Wilmer Fields 3b                      4   1   1    1     1         0   0
Eudie Napier c                        5   0   3    1     0         1   0
Clarence Bruce 2b                     4   1   0    0     0         0   0
Tom Parker p                          3   1   1    0     0         0   0
Totals                               35   6   9    6     4   4    27   0

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Luke Easter. 

BATTING -
2B:  Luke Easter, Buck Leonard, Eudie Napier. 
HR:  Bob Thurman. 
SH:  Bob Trice, Buck Leonard, Bob Thurman, Tom Parker. 
Team LOB:  10


Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jimmy Wilkes cf                       3   2   1    0     1         0   0
Curley Williams ss                    2   1   1    0     1         0   0
Lennie Pearson 1b                     4   1   1    3     0         0   0
Monte Irvin lf                        4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Bob Harvey rf                         3   0   1    0     1         0   0
Bob Wilson 3b                         3   0   0    0     1         0   0
Bo Wallace c                          2   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Jack McLaurin ph                    1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
Leroy Williams 2b                     4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Rufus Lewis p                         2   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Cotton Williams ph                  1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Max Manning p                       1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               30   4   4    3     4   4    27   0

FIELDING -
E: 6.  Curley Williams 4, Lennie Pearson, Bo Wallace. 

BATTING -
HR:  Lennie Pearson. 
SH:  Curley Williams, Bo Wallace. 
Team LOB:  5


PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Tom Parker W                         9       4   4    3   4   4   1  36
Totals                               9       4   4    3   4   4   1  36


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Rufus Lewis L                        7       8   6    4   4   4   1  36
Max Manning                          2       1   0    0   0   0   0  7
Totals                               9       9   6    4   4   4   1  43



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

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 2000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Wednesday, 9/8/1948 -- 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. W.Fields            3b        B.Wilson            3b        
7. E.Napier            c         B.Wallace           c         
8. C.Bruce             2b        L.Williams          2b        
9. T.Parker            p         R.Lewis             p         

GRAYS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and
box sc; L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead walked;
L.Easter out on unknown play; B.Leonard doubled [S.Bankhead
scored]; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Grays 1, 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 reached on an error by L.Easter [J.Wilkes
scored (unearned) (no RBI), M.Irvin to second]; B.Harvey walked;
B.Wilson out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Grays 1, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 2ND: B.Wallace dropped a foul fly hit by W.Fields;
W.Fields walked; E.Napier singled [W.Fields to second]; C.Bruce
out on unknown play; T.Parker out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown
fielder) [W.Fields to third, E.Napier to second]; L.Marquez out
on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 2ND: B.Wallace out on unknown play; L.Williams out on
unknown play; R.Lewis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Grays 1, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 3RD: S.Bankhead out on unknown play; L.Easter walked;
B.Leonard walked [L.Easter to second]; B.Thurman out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [L.Easter to third, B.Leonard
to second]; W.Fields out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Grays 1, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 3RD: 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 4TH: E.Napier reached on an error by L.Pearson [E.Napier
to first]; C.Bruce reached on an error by C.Williams [E.Napier
to second, C.Bruce to first]; T.Parker out on unknown play;
B.TRICE BATTED FOR L.MARQUEZ; B.Trice out on unknown play;
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1,
Eagles 1.

EAGLES 4TH: B.TRICE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); B.THURMAN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); M.Irvin out on unknown play;
B.Harvey singled; B.Wilson walked [B.Harvey to second];
B.Wallace out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [B.Harvey to
third, B.Wilson to second]; L.Williams out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 1, Eagles 1.

GRAYS 5TH: L.Easter doubled; B.Leonard out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [L.Easter to third]; B.Thurman out on unknown
play; W.Fields singled [L.Easter scored]; E.Napier doubled
(unknown fielder) [W.Fields scored, E.Napier out at third]; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 1.

EAGLES 5TH: R.Lewis out on unknown play; J.Wilkes walked;
C.Williams singled [J.Wilkes to third]; L.Pearson out on unknown
play [J.Wilkes scored]; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 6TH: C.Bruce reached on an error by C.Williams [C.Bruce
to first]; T.Parker singled [C.Bruce to second]; B.Trice out on
a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [C.Bruce to third, T.Parker
to second]; S.Bankhead reached on an error by C.Williams
[C.Bruce scored (unearned), T.Parker to third, S.Bankhead to
first]; L.Easter out on unknown play [T.Parker scored
(unearned)]; B.Leonard out on unknown play; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2
E, 1 LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 6TH: B.Harvey out on unknown play; B.Wilson out on
unknown play; B.Wallace out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 5, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 7TH: B.Thurman homered; W.Fields out on unknown play;
E.Napier singled to shortstop [E.Napier to second (error by
C.Williams)]; C.Bruce out on unknown play; T.Parker out on
unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 6, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 7TH: L.Williams out on unknown play; C.WILLIAMS BATTED
FOR R.LEWIS; C.Williams out on unknown play; J.Wilkes out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 6, Eagles 2.

GRAYS 8TH: M.MANNING REPLACED C.WILLIAMS (PITCHING); B.Trice
out on unknown play; S.Bankhead singled; L.Easter out on unknown
play; B.Leonard out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Grays 6, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 8TH: C.Williams walked; L.Pearson homered to leftfield
[C.Williams scored]; M.Irvin out on unknown play; B.Harvey out
on unknown play; B.Wilson out on unknown play; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 6, Eagles 4.

GRAYS 9TH: B.Thurman 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 6, Eagles 4.

EAGLES 9TH: J.MCLAURIN BATTED FOR B.WALLACE; J.McLaurin struck
out; L.Williams out on unknown play; M.Manning out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 6, Eagles 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            6   9   1  10
 Eagles           4   4   6   5


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