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Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 3 Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 1

Game played on Sunday, September 19, 1948 (D) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
League Championship Series

Birmingham Black Barons             1 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   1  4  2
Kansas City Monarchs                0 0 0  0 0 1  2 0 x   -   3  6  2

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       4   1   1    0     0         0   3
John Britton 3b                       4   0   1    0     0         1   0
Piper Davis 2b, c                     4   0   1    0     0         3   1
Willie Mays cf                        4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Ed Steele rf                          3   0   0    0     0         2   1
Jim Zapp lf                           3   0   0    0     0         2   0
Joe Scott 1b                          2   0   0    0     1   1     9   0
Pepper Bassett c                      2   0   1    0     1         7   1
  Jehosie Heard pr                    0   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Wiley Griggs 2b                     0   0   0    0     0         0   2
Bill Greason p                        2   0   0    0     0         0   4
  Alonzo Perry ph                     1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Jimmie Newberry p                   0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               29   1   4    0     2   8    24  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Joe Scott. 
E: 2.  Ed Steele, Joe Scott. 

BATTING -
GDP:  Willie Mays. 
Team LOB:  3

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Pepper Bassett. 
CS:  Joe Scott. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Herb Souell 3b                        4   0   2    0     0         0   1
Hank Thompson 2b                      4   0   0    0     0         4   4
Johnie Scott rf                       3   0   1    0     1         1   0
Willard Brown cf                      4   0   1    0     0         2   0
Elston Howard lf                      3   1   0    0     0         0   0
Tom Cooper 1b                         2   0   0    0     0         7   1
Gene Baker ss                         2   1   0    0     1         2   3
Earl Taborn c                         3   0   1    1     0        10   2
Jim LaMarque p                        3   1   1    1     0         1   1
  Ford Smith p                        0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               28   3   6    2     2   5    27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Hank Thompson, Tom Cooper, Gene Baker. 
E: 2.  Elston Howard, Tom Cooper. 

BATTING -
2B:  Willard Brown. 
SH:  Tom Cooper. 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Herb Souell. 

PITCHING

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Greason L                       7       5   3    0   2   5   0  28
Jimmie Newberry                      1       1   0    0   0   0   0  3
Totals                               8       6   3    0   2   5   0  31

WP:  Bill Greason. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jim LaMarque W                       7.1     3   1    1   2   6   0  25
Ford Smith SV                        1.2     1   0    0   0   2   0  6
Totals                               9       4   1    1   2   8   0  31



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Umpires: HP - Frank Duncan, 1B - Sylvester Vaughn, 3B - Bullet Rogan

Time of Game: 1:55   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 9/19/1948 -- Birmingham Black Barons at Kansas
City Monarchs (D)

Starting Lineups:

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

BLACK BARONS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; A.Wilson singled to left field [A.Wilson
scored (error by E.Howard) (error by T.Cooper)]; J.Britton
singled; P.Davis singled [J.Britton to second]; W.Mays grounded
into a double play (G.Baker to H.Thompson to T.Cooper)
[J.Britton to third, P.Davis out at second]; E.Steele out on
unknown play; 0 R, 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: H.Souell singled; B.Greason threw a wild pitch
[H.Souell to second]; H.Thompson out on unknown play; J.Scott
walked; W.Brown out on unknown play; E.Howard out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: J.Zapp out on unknown play; J.Scott walked;
J.Scott was caught stealing second (unknown fielder); P.Bassett
walked; P.Bassett stole second; B.Greason out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 2ND: T.Cooper out on unknown play; G.Baker out on
unknown play; E.Taborn out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton out
on unknown play; P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 3RD: J.LaMarque out on unknown play; H.Souell singled;
H.Souell was caught stealing second (unknown fielder);
H.Thompson out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black
Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

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

MONARCHS 4TH: J.Scott singled; W.Brown lined into a double play
(J.Scott unassisted) [J.Scott out at first]; E.Howard out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: J.Scott out on unknown play; P.Bassett out on
unknown play; B.Greason out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 5TH: T.Cooper out on unknown play; G.Baker out on
unknown play; E.Taborn out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: A.Wilson out on unknown play; J.Britton out
on unknown play; P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 6TH: J.LaMarque singled; H.Souell out on unknown play
[J.LaMarque to second]; H.Thompson out on unknown play
[J.LaMarque to third]; J.Scott reached on an error by J.Scott
[J.LaMarque scored (unearned) (no RBI), J.Scott to first];
W.Brown out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Black
Barons 1, Monarchs 1.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: W.Mays out on unknown play; E.Steele out on
unknown play; J.Zapp out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Black Barons 1, Monarchs 1.

MONARCHS 7TH: E.Howard reached on an error by E.Steele
[E.Howard to first]; T.Cooper out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown
fielder) [E.Howard to second]; G.Baker walked; E.Taborn singled
[E.Howard scored (unearned), G.Baker to third]; J.LaMarque flied
to J.Zapp [G.Baker scored (unearned)]; H.Souell out on unknown
play; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: J.Scott struck out; F.SMITH REPLACED
J.LAMARQUE (PITCHING); LaMarque injured his throwing arm;
P.Bassett singled; J.HEARD RAN FOR P.BASSETT; A.PERRY BATTED FOR
B.GREASON; A.Perry out on unknown play; A.Wilson out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 8TH: W.GRIGGS REPLACED J.HEARD (PLAYING 2B); P.DAVIS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C); J.NEWBERRY REPLACED A.PERRY
(PITCHING); H.Thompson out on unknown play; J.Scott out on
unknown play; W.Brown doubled to right field (E.Steele to
J.Britton) [W.Brown out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black
Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 9TH: J.Britton out on unknown play; P.Davis out on
unknown play; W.Mays out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Barons     1   4   2   3
 Monarchs         3   6   2   4


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