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Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 11 Homestead Grays (HOM) 3

Game played on Sunday, September 19, 1948 (D) at Bugle Field, Baltimore MD
League Championship Series

Homestead Grays                     0 0 0  1 0 1  1 0 0   -   3  5  2
Baltimore Elite Giants              3 0 2  3 1 1  1 0 x   -  11 14  1

BATTING

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Luis Marquez cf                       4   0   0    0     0         3   0
Sam Bankhead ss                       4   1   1    0     0         2   5
Luke Easter lf                        4   1   1    0     0         2   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   0   2    1     0         8   2
Bob Thurman rf                        4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Wilmer Fields 3b                      4   1   1    0     0         0   0
Eudie Napier c                        2   0   0    0     1         5   1
Clarence Bruce 2b                     4   0   0    1     0         3   0
R.T. Walker p                         1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Bob Trice p                         1   0   0    0     0         1   0
  Ted Alexander p                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               33   3   5    2     1   4    24   8

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Clarence Bruce, Bob Trice. 

BATTING -
2B:  Sam Bankhead, Wilmer Fields. 
HBP:  Eudie Napier. 
GDP:  Wilmer Fields. 
Team LOB:  5


Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       3   2   2    0     2         3   0
Tommy Butts ss                        4   3   3    1     1         2   3
Jim Gilliam 2b                        4   2   2    0     0         2   6
Johnny Washington 1b                  4   1   3    5     1        10   0
Lester Lockett lf                     5   0   1    4     0         1   0
Frank Russell rf                      5   0   1    0     0         3   0
Ed Finney 3b                          5   0   0    0     0         2   1
Frazier Robinson c                    4   1   0    0     0         4   0
Bill Byrd p                           4   2   2    0     0         0   1
Totals                               38  11  14   10     4   5    27  11

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Tommy Butts, Jim Gilliam, Johnny Washington. 
E: 1.  Ed Finney. 

BATTING -
2B:  Jim Gilliam, Johnny Washington 2, Bill Byrd. 
3B:  Lester Lockett. 
SH:  Jim Gilliam. 
Team LOB:  8

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Johnny Washington. 
CS:  Henry Kimbro. 

PITCHING

Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
R.T. Walker L                        2       6   5    5   2   2   0  13
Bob Trice                            2.2     3   4    3   2   2   0  15
Ted Alexander                        3.1     5   2    2   0   1   0  15
Totals                               8      14  11   10   4   5   0  43

R.T. Walker pitched to 3 batters in the 3rd inning

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Byrd W                          9       5   3    3   1   4   0  35
Totals                               9       5   3    3   1   4   0  35

WP:  Bill Byrd. 
HBP:  Bill Byrd. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

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

Time of Game: 1:57   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 9/19/1948 -- Homestead Grays at Baltimore Elite
Giants (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Homestead                     Baltimore                     
1. L.Marquez           cf        H.Kimbro            cf        
2. S.Bankhead          ss        T.Butts             ss        
3. L.Easter            lf        J.Gilliam           2b        
4. B.Leonard           1b        J.Washington        1b        
5. B.Thurman           rf        L.Lockett           lf        
6. W.Fields            3b        F.Russell           rf        
7. E.Napier            c         E.Finney            3b        
8. C.Bruce             2b        F.Robinson          c         
9. R.Walker            p         B.Byrd              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 out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays
0, Elite Giants 0.

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: H.Kimbro singled; T.Butts singled [H.Kimbro
to second]; J.Gilliam singled [H.Kimbro to third, T.Butts to
second]; J.Washington out on unknown play [H.Kimbro scored];
L.Lockett tripled [T.Butts scored, J.Gilliam scored]; F.Russell
out on unknown play; E.Finney out on unknown play; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Elite Giants 3.

GRAYS 2ND: B.Leonard out on unknown play; B.Thurman out on
unknown play; W.Fields out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 0, Elite Giants 3.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: F.Robinson out on unknown play; B.Byrd out on
unknown play; H.Kimbro walked; H.Kimbro was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Grays 0, Elite
Giants 3.

GRAYS 3RD: E.Napier walked; C.Bruce out on unknown play;
R.Walker out on unknown play; L.Marquez out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Elite Giants 3.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: T.Butts walked; J.Gilliam doubled [T.Butts to
third]; J.Washington doubled [T.Butts scored, J.Gilliam scored];
B.TRICE REPLACED R.WALKER (PITCHING); L.Lockett out on unknown
play; F.Russell out on unknown play; E.Finney out on unknown
play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 0, Elite Giants 5.

GRAYS 4TH: S.Bankhead doubled; L.Easter out on unknown play;
B.Leonard singled [S.Bankhead scored]; B.Thurman reached on a
fielder's choice [B.Leonard to second]; W.Fields grounded into a
double play (J.Gilliam to T.Butts to J.Washington) [B.Thurman
out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Elite Giants 5.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: F.Robinson out on unknown play; B.Byrd
doubled; H.Kimbro walked; T.Butts singled [B.Byrd scored,
H.Kimbro to second]; J.Gilliam reached on a fielder's choice on
a sacrifice bunt [H.Kimbro to third, T.Butts to second];
J.Washington walked [H.Kimbro scored, T.Butts to third,
J.Gilliam to second]; L.Lockett out on unknown play [T.Butts
scored]; F.Russell out on unknown play; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Grays 1, Elite Giants 8.

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

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: E.Finney out on unknown play; F.Robinson
reached on an error by C.Bruce [F.Robinson to first]; B.Byrd out
on unknown play; H.Kimbro singled [F.Robinson to third];
H.Kimbro was picked off first, but was safe on an error by
B.Trice [F.Robinson scored (unearned), H.Kimbro to second];
T.ALEXANDER REPLACED B.TRICE (PITCHING); T.Butts out on unknown
play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 1, Elite Giants 9.

GRAYS 6TH: L.Marquez out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on
unknown play; L.Easter singled; B.Leonard singled [L.Easter to
third]; B.Byrd threw a wild pitch [L.Easter scored, B.Leonard to
second]; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Grays 2, Elite Giants 9.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: J.Gilliam out on unknown play; J.Washington
doubled; J.Washington stole third; L.Lockett out on unknown play
[J.Washington scored]; F.Russell singled; E.Finney out on
unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 2, Elite Giants 10.

GRAYS 7TH: W.Fields doubled; E.Napier out on unknown play
[W.Fields to third]; C.Bruce out on unknown play [W.Fields
scored]; T.Alexander out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Grays 3, Elite Giants 10.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: F.Robinson out on unknown play; B.Byrd
singled; H.Kimbro reached on a fielder's choice [B.Byrd to
second]; T.Butts singled [B.Byrd to third, H.Kimbro to second];
J.Gilliam out on unknown play; J.Washington singled (unknown
fielder) [B.Byrd scored, H.Kimbro out at home, T.Butts to
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 11.

GRAYS 8TH: L.Marquez reached on an error by E.Finney [L.Marquez
to first]; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; L.Easter out on
unknown play; B.Leonard out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 11.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: L.Lockett out on unknown play; F.Russell out
on unknown play; E.Finney out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 11.

GRAYS 9TH: B.Thurman out on unknown play; W.Fields out on
unknown play; E.Napier was hit by a pitch; C.Bruce out on
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Grays 3, Elite Giants 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Grays            3   5   2   5
 Elite Giants    11  14   1   8


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