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Homestead Grays (HOM) 6 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 0

Game played on Tuesday, September 14, 1948 (N) at Bugle Field, Baltimore MD
League Championship Series

Homestead Grays                     0 0 3  2 0 0  0 0 1   -   6  9  1
Baltimore Elite Giants              0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   0  6  1

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       5   3   2    0     0         3   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       4   1   1    0     0         2   2
Luke Easter lf                        5   1   2    4     0   3     4   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       3   0   1    2     2         8   0
Wilmer Fields 3b                      3   0   0    0     1         0   0
Bob Thurman rf                        4   0   2    0     0         1   0
Clarence Bruce 2b                     4   0   0    0     0         4   2
Luther Clifford c                     3   0   0    0     0         4   2
  Eudie Napier ph, c                  1   0   0    0     0         1   0
Tom Parker p                          3   1   1    0     1         0   2
Totals                               35   6   9    6     4   8    27   8

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Luther Clifford. 

BATTING -
3B:  Luke Easter. 
HR:  Luke Easter. 
HBP:  Sam Bankhead. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Bob Thurman. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jim Gilliam 2b                        4   0   1    0     0         1   2
Tommy Butts ss                        3   0   0    0     1         2   5
Henry Kimbro cf                       2   0   1    0     2         2   0
Lester Lockett lf                     4   0   0    0     0         1   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  4   0   0    0     0        12   1
Butch McCord rf                       4   0   2    0     0         1   0
Frank Russell 3b                      2   0   0    0     0         1   1
  Ed Finney ph, 3b                    2   0   2    0     0         0   1
Frazier Robinson c                    2   0   0    0     0         6   0
  Bob Romby ph                        1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Bill Perkins c                      0   0   0    0     0         0   1
  Ernest Burke ph                     1   0   0    0     0   1     0   0
Jonas Gaines p                        1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Bill Byrd p                         2   0   0    0     1   1     1   0
Totals                               32   0   6    0     4   5    27  11

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Jim Gilliam. 

BATTING -
Team LOB:  9

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Jim Gilliam. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Tom Parker W                         9       6   0    0   4   5   0  36
Totals                               9       6   0    0   4   5   0  36

WP:  Tom Parker. 

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jonas Gaines L                       3.2     6   5    5   4   3   1  22
Bill Byrd                            5.1     3   1    1   0   5   0  18
Totals                               9       9   6    6   4   8   1  40

WP:  Jonas Gaines. 
HBP:  Jonas Gaines. 


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Umpires: HP - Fred McCreary, 1B - Mo Harris, 2B - Ted Lewis, 3B -  Kemp

Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Tuesday, 9/14/1948 -- Homestead Grays at Baltimore Elite
Giants (N)

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. B.Thurman           rf        B.McCord            rf        
7. C.Bruce             2b        F.Russell           3b        
8. L.Clifford          c         F.Robinson          c         
9. T.Parker            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 out on unknown
play; L.Easter struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 0, Elite
Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: J.Gilliam singled; J.Gilliam was caught
stealing second (unknown fielder); T.Butts out on unknown play;
H.Kimbro walked; L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Grays 0, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 2ND: B.Leonard walked; J.Gaines threw a wild pitch
[B.Leonard to second]; W.Fields walked; B.Thurman out on unknown
play; C.Bruce out on unknown play; L.Clifford out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 0, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: 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 0, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 3RD: T.Parker walked; L.Marquez forced T.Parker (unknown
fielder) [L.Marquez to first]; S.Bankhead singled [L.Marquez to
second]; L.Easter homered to leftfield [L.Marquez scored,
S.Bankhead scored]; B.Leonard walked; W.Fields out on unknown
play; B.Thurman singled to second base [B.Leonard to third
(error by J.Gilliam), B.Thurman to second]; C.Bruce out on
unknown play; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Gaines out
on unknown play; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 4TH: L.Clifford out on unknown play; T.Parker singled;
L.Marquez singled [T.Parker to second]; S.Bankhead was hit by a
pitch [T.Parker to third, L.Marquez to second]; L.Easter struck
out; B.Leonard singled to right field [T.Parker scored,
L.Marquez scored, S.Bankhead to second]; B.BYRD REPLACED
J.GAINES (PITCHING); W.Fields out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Grays 5, Elite Giants 0.

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

GRAYS 5TH: B.Thurman out on unknown play; C.Bruce out on
unknown play; L.Clifford out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 5, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: 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 5, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 6TH: T.Parker out on unknown play; L.Marquez out on
unknown play; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 5, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: F.Robinson out on unknown play; B.Byrd
walked; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; T.Parker threw a wild
pitch [B.Byrd to second]; T.Butts walked; H.Kimbro walked
[B.Byrd to third, T.Butts to second]; L.Lockett lined to
B.Thurman; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 5, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 7TH: L.Easter struck out; B.Leonard out on unknown play;
W.Fields out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 5,
Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: J.Washington out on unknown play; B.McCord
singled; E.FINNEY BATTED FOR F.RUSSELL; E.Finney singled
[B.McCord to second]; B.ROMBY BATTED FOR F.ROBINSON; B.Romby
flied to unknown fielder; B.Byrd struck out [B.McCord to third,
E.Finney to second, B.Byrd to first (error by L.Clifford)];
J.Gilliam out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Grays 5,
Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 8TH: B.PERKINS REPLACED B.ROMBY (PLAYING C); E.FINNEY
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); B.Thurman singled; B.Thurman was
caught stealing second (unknown fielder); C.Bruce out on unknown
play; E.NAPIER BATTED FOR L.CLIFFORD; E.Napier out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 5, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: E.NAPIER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C); T.Butts
out on unknown play; H.Kimbro singled; H.Kimbro was picked off
first (unknown fielder); L.Lockett out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 5, Elite Giants 0.

GRAYS 9TH: T.Parker out on unknown play; L.Marquez singled;
S.Bankhead out on unknown play; L.Easter tripled to left field
[L.Marquez scored]; B.Leonard out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Grays 6, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: J.Washington out on unknown play; B.McCord
singled; E.Finney singled [B.McCord to second]; E.BURKE BATTED
FOR B.PERKINS; E.Burke struck out; B.Byrd out on unknown play; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 6, Elite Giants 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            6   9   1   7
 Elite Giants     0   6   1   9


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