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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 5 Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 4

Game played on Saturday, September 11, 1948 (N) at Rickwood Field , Birmingham AL
League Championship Series

Kansas City Monarchs                0 0 0  0 0 3  0 1 0  0 0  -   4  8  1
Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 0  0 3 0  0 0 1  0 1  -   5 17  3

BATTING

Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Gene Baker ss                         4   0   0    0     1         3   0
NA 3b                                 5   0   1    0     0         0   1
NA rf                                 4   1   0    0     1         2   0
Willard Brown cf                      5   1   2    0     0         2   0
Elston Howard lf                      5   1   2    0     0         0   0
Tom Cooper 1b                         4   0   0    0     0        10   0
   ONeil,Buck,R,R,KCM,
richg102,Richardson,Gene,L,L,KCM,
robec103,Roberts,Curtis,R,R,KCM,
scotj106,Scott,Johnie,L,L,KCM,
smitf107,Smith,Ford,B,R,KCM,
smith111,Smith,Hilton,R,R,KCM,
soueh101,Souell,Herb,B,R,KCM,
stubm102,Stubblefield,Mickey,R,R,KCM,
taboe101,Taborn,Earl,R,R,KCM,
thomh103,Thompson,Hank,L,R,KCM,
thomu105,Thomas,,?,?,KCM,
willu103,Williams,,?,?,KCM,
wrigr105,Wright,Red,?,?,KCM,
 ph, 1b   1   0   0    0     0         2   0
NA 2b                                 5   1   2    2     0         4   6
NA c                                  4   0   1    2     1         8   0
Jim LaMarque p                        5   0   0    0     0         1   3
  NA p                                0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               42   4   8    4     3   9    32  10

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Tom Cooper, . 
E: 1.  Jim LaMarque. 

BATTING -
Team LOB:  8

BASERUNNING -
SB:  , Willard Brown. 

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       5   0   3    1     2         2   3
John Britton 3b                       6   0   0    0     1         0   1
Piper Davis 2b, c                     6   1   4    0     1         2   3
Willie Mays cf                        6   1   2    1     1         5   0
Ed Steele rf                          6   0   1    0     0         6   0
Jim Zapp lf                           4   1   0    1     2         1   0
Pepper Bassett c                      3   0   2    1     1         9   0
  Wiley Griggs pr, 2b                 1   1   0    0     0         1   0
Joe Scott 1b                          6   1   2    0     0         7   0
Bill Powell p                         4   0   2    0     0         0   1
  Bill Greason ph, p                  1   0   1    1     0         0   0
  Jimmie Newberry p                   1   0   0    0     0         0   1
Totals                               49   5  17    5     8   8    33   9

FIELDING -
E: 3.  John Britton, Willie Mays, Wiley Griggs. 

BATTING -
2B:  Pepper Bassett, Joe Scott, Bill Powell. 
HBP:  Pepper Bassett. 
GDP:  Joe Scott. 
Team LOB:  21


PITCHING

Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jim LaMarque                         10     15   4    2   6   8   0  52
 L                                   0.2     2   1    1   2   0   0  6
Totals                               10.2   17   5    3   8   8   0  58

WP:  . 
HBP:  Jim LaMarque. 

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Powell                          9       8   4    4   3   8   0  39
Bill Greason                         1       0   0    0   0   0   0  3
Jimmie Newberry W                    1       0   0    0   0   1   0  3
Totals                               11      8   4    4   3   9   0  45



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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 5300

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Saturday, 9/11/1948 -- Kansas City Monarchs at
Birmingham Black Barons (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City                   Birmingham                    
1. G.Baker             ss        A.Wilson            ss        
2. H.Souell            3b        J.Britton           3b        
3. H.Thompson          rf        P.Davis             2b        
4. W.Brown             cf        W.Mays              cf        
5. E.Howard            lf        E.Steele            rf        
6. T.Cooper            1b        J.Zapp              lf        
7. C.Roberts           2b        P.Bassett           c         
8. E.Taborn            c         J.Scott             1b        
9. J.LaMarque          p         B.Powell            p         

MONARCHS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories
and box sc; G.Baker walked; H.Souell singled [G.Baker to
second]; H.Thompson out on unknown play; W.Brown out on unknown
play; E.Howard out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Monarchs 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 1ST: A.Wilson singled; J.Britton out on unknown
play; P.Davis singled [A.Wilson to second]; W.Mays out on
unknown play; E.Steele out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Monarchs 0, Black Barons 0.

MONARCHS 2ND: T.Cooper out on unknown play; C.Roberts out on
unknown play; E.Taborn walked; J.LaMarque out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: J.Zapp out on unknown play; P.Bassett
singled; J.Scott out on unknown play; B.Powell doubled
[P.Bassett to third]; A.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Black Barons 0.

MONARCHS 3RD: G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on
unknown play; H.Thompson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: J.Britton out on unknown play; P.Davis
singled; W.Mays out on unknown play; E.Steele singled [P.Davis
to second]; J.Zapp out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Monarchs 0, Black Barons 0.

MONARCHS 4TH: W.Brown singled to center field [W.Brown to
second (error by W.Mays)]; E.Howard out on unknown play;
T.Cooper out on unknown play; C.Roberts out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: P.Bassett walked; J.Scott grounded into a
double play (C.Roberts to T.Cooper) [P.Bassett out at second];
B.Powell singled; A.Wilson singled [B.Powell to second];
J.Britton out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Monarchs
0, Black Barons 0.

MONARCHS 5TH: E.Taborn reached on an error by J.Britton
[E.Taborn to first]; J.LaMarque out on unknown play; G.Baker out
on unknown play; H.Souell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Monarchs 0, Black Barons 0.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: P.Davis singled; W.Mays singled [P.Davis to
second]; E.Steele reached on an error by J.LaMarque [P.Davis to
third, W.Mays to second, E.Steele to first]; J.Zapp walked
[P.Davis scored, W.Mays to third, E.Steele to second]; P.Bassett
was hit by a pitch [W.Mays scored (unearned), E.Steele to third,
J.Zapp to second]; J.Scott forced E.Steele (unknown fielder)
[J.Zapp to third, P.Bassett to second, J.Scott to first];
B.Powell out on unknown play; A.Wilson singled [J.Zapp scored
(unearned), P.Bassett to third, J.Scott to second]; J.Britton
out on unknown play; 3 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Monarchs 0,
Black Barons 3.

MONARCHS 6TH: H.Thompson walked; H.Thompson stole second;
W.Brown out on unknown play; E.Howard singled [H.Thompson to
third]; T.Cooper out on unknown play; C.Roberts singled
[H.Thompson scored, E.Howard to third, C.Roberts to second (on
throw)]; E.Taborn singled [E.Howard scored, C.Roberts scored];
J.LaMarque out on unknown play; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs
3, Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: P.Davis singled; W.Mays out on unknown play;
E.Steele out on unknown play; J.Zapp walked [P.Davis to second];
P.Bassett out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Monarchs
3, Black Barons 3.

MONARCHS 7TH: G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on
unknown play; H.Thompson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 3, Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: J.Scott doubled; B.Powell out on unknown
play; A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 3, Black Barons 3.

MONARCHS 8TH: W.Brown singled; W.Brown stole second; E.Howard
singled [W.Brown to third]; T.Cooper out on unknown play;
C.Roberts singled [W.Brown scored, E.Howard to second]; E.Taborn
out on unknown play; J.LaMarque out on unknown play; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Monarchs 4, Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: P.Davis walked; W.Mays out on unknown play;
E.Steele out on unknown play; J.Zapp out on unknown play; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 4, Black Barons 3.

MONARCHS 9TH: G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on
unknown play; H.Thompson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 4, Black Barons 3.

BLACK BARONS 9TH: P.Bassett doubled; W.GRIGGS RAN FOR
P.BASSETT; J.Scott out on unknown play; B.GREASON BATTED FOR
B.POWELL; B.Greason singled [W.Griggs scored]; A.Wilson walked
[B.Greason to second]; J.Britton out on unknown play; P.Davis
out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Monarchs 4, Black
Barons 4.

MONARCHS 10TH: P.DAVIS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C); W.GRIGGS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); B.GREASON STAYED IN GAME
(PITCHING); W.Brown out on unknown play; E.Howard out on unknown
play; B.O'NEIL BATTED FOR T.COOPER; B.O'Neil out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Monarchs 4, Black Barons 4.

BLACK BARONS 10TH: B.O'NEIL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); W.Mays
walked; E.Steele out on unknown play; J.Zapp out on unknown
play; W.Griggs out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Monarchs 4, Black Barons 4.

MONARCHS 11TH: J.NEWBERRY REPLACED B.GREASON (PITCHING);
C.Roberts reached on an error by W.Griggs [C.Roberts to first];
C.Roberts was picked off first (unknown fielder); E.Taborn out
on unknown play; J.LaMarque out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
0 LOB.  Monarchs 4, Black Barons 4.

BLACK BARONS 11TH: G.RICHARDSON REPLACED J.LAMARQUE (PITCHING);
J.Scott singled; J.Newberry popped to G.Baker; A.Wilson walked
[J.Scott to second]; G.Richardson threw a wild pitch [J.Scott to
third, A.Wilson to second]; J.Britton walked; P.Davis popped to
C.Roberts; W.Mays singled to second base [J.Scott scored,
A.Wilson to third, J.Britton to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Monarchs 4, Black Barons 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Monarchs         4   8   1   8
 Black Barons     5  17   3  21


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