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Homestead Grays (HOM) 5 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 3

Game played on Thursday, September 16, 1948 (N) at Bugle Field, Baltimore MD
League Championship Series

Baltimore Elite Giants              0 0 0  2 0 0  1 0 0   -   3  7  1
Homestead Grays                     2 0 2  0 1 0  0 0 x   -   5  8  1

BATTING

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Ed Finney 3b                          3   1   0    0     1         0   2
  Bill Byrd ph                        0   0   0    0     1         0   0
Tommy Butts ss                        5   0   1    0     0         3   0
Henry Kimbro cf                       4   0   2    0     1         3   0
Johnny Washington 1b                  5   0   1    0     0         6   0
Butch McCord rf                       4   1   1    0     0         2   0
Jim Gilliam 2b                        3   1   1    0     1         3   5
Lester Lockett lf                     3   0   0    0     1         2   0
Frazier Robinson c                    3   0   1    0     1         4   0
Joe Black p                           4   0   0    0     0         1   3
Totals                               34   3   7    0     6   5    24  10

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Frazier Robinson. 
PB: 1.  Frazier Robinson. 

BATTING -
2B:  Henry Kimbro. 
Team LOB:  10


Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       4   0   0    0     0         4   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       3   1   0    0     1         5   3
Luke Easter lf                        3   3   2    0     1         2   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   0   1    0     0         8   0
Bob Thurman rf                        3   0   2    2     1         0   0
Wilmer Fields 3b                      4   1   1    1     0         0   3
Eudie Napier c                        4   0   1    1     0         7   1
Clarence Bruce 2b                     4   0   0    0     0         1   1
Garnett Blair p                       2   0   1    0     1         0   1
  R.T. Walker p                       0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               31   5   8    4     4   4    27   9

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Buck Leonard. 
PB: 1.  Eudie Napier. 

BATTING -
2B:  Buck Leonard. 
Team LOB:  6

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Luis Marquez. 

PITCHING

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Joe Black L                          8       8   5    5   4   4   0  35
Totals                               8       8   5    5   4   4   0  35


Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Garnett Blair W                      6.1     7   3    2   5   4   0  31
R.T. Walker SV                       2.2     0   0    0   1   1   0  9
Totals                               9       7   3    2   6   5   0  40

WP:  Garnett Blair 2. 


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

Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Thursday, 9/16/1948 -- Baltimore Elite Giants at
Homestead Grays (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore                     Homestead                     
1. E.Finney            3b        L.Marquez           cf        
2. T.Butts             ss        S.Bankhead          ss        
3. H.Kimbro            cf        L.Easter            lf        
4. J.Washington        1b        B.Leonard           1b        
5. B.McCord            rf        B.Thurman           rf        
6. J.Gilliam           2b        W.Fields            3b        
7. L.Lockett           lf        E.Napier            c         
8. F.Robinson          c         C.Bruce             2b        
9. J.Black             p         G.Blair             p         

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; E.Finney out on unknown play; T.Butts out on
unknown play; H.Kimbro singled; J.Washington singled [H.Kimbro
to second]; E.Napier allowed a passed ball [H.Kimbro to third,
J.Washington to second]; B.McCord out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 1ST: L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead walked;
L.Easter singled [S.Bankhead to second]; B.Leonard out on
unknown play; B.Thurman singled [S.Bankhead scored, L.Easter to
second]; W.Fields singled [L.Easter scored, B.Thurman to
second]; E.Napier out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Elite Giants 0, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: J.Gilliam walked; L.Lockett out on unknown
play; F.Robinson singled [J.Gilliam to second]; J.Black out on
unknown play; E.Finney out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 2.

GRAYS 2ND: C.Bruce out on unknown play; G.Blair walked;
L.Marquez forced G.Blair (unknown fielder) [L.Marquez to first];
L.Marquez stole second [L.Marquez to third (error by
F.Robinson)]; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: T.Butts out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on
unknown play; J.Washington out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 2.

GRAYS 3RD: L.Easter singled; B.Leonard doubled [L.Easter to
third]; F.Robinson allowed a passed ball [L.Easter scored,
B.Leonard to third]; B.Thurman out on unknown play; W.Fields
reached on a fielder's choice (unknown fielder) [B.Leonard out
at home, W.Fields to second]; E.Napier singled [W.Fields
scored]; E.Napier was picked off first (unknown fielder); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 4.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: B.McCord singled; J.Gilliam singled [B.McCord
to second]; L.Lockett out on unknown play [B.McCord to third,
J.Gilliam to second]; G.Blair threw a wild pitch [B.McCord
scored, J.Gilliam to third]; G.Blair threw a wild pitch
[J.Gilliam scored]; F.Robinson walked; J.Black out on unknown
play; E.Finney out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 2, Grays 4.

GRAYS 4TH: C.Bruce out on unknown play; G.Blair out on unknown
play; L.Marquez out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Elite Giants 2, Grays 4.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: T.Butts singled; H.Kimbro walked [T.Butts to
second]; T.Butts was picked off second (G.Blair to S.Bankhead);
J.Washington out on unknown play; B.McCord out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Grays 4.

GRAYS 5TH: S.Bankhead out on unknown play; L.Easter walked;
B.Leonard out on unknown play [L.Easter to second]; B.Thurman
singled [L.Easter scored]; W.Fields out on unknown play; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: J.Gilliam out on unknown play; L.Lockett
walked; F.Robinson out on unknown play; J.Black out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Grays 5.

GRAYS 6TH: E.Napier out on unknown play; C.Bruce out on unknown
play; G.Blair singled; L.Marquez out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: E.Finney walked; T.Butts out on unknown play;
H.Kimbro doubled to right field [E.Finney to third];
J.Washington reached on an error by B.Leonard [E.Finney scored
(unearned) (no RBI), H.Kimbro to third, J.Washington to first];
R.WALKER REPLACED G.BLAIR (PITCHING); B.McCord out on unknown
play; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Elite Giants 3, Grays 5.

GRAYS 7TH: 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.  Elite Giants 3, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: L.Lockett out on unknown play; F.Robinson out
on unknown play; J.Black out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 3, Grays 5.

GRAYS 8TH: B.Thurman walked; W.Fields out on unknown play;
E.Napier out on unknown play; C.Bruce out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 3, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: B.BYRD BATTED FOR E.FINNEY; B.Byrd walked;
T.Butts out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play;
J.Washington out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 3, Grays 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Elite Giants     3   7   1  10
 Grays            5   8   1   6


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