Retrosheet


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

Game played on Tuesday, September 21, 1948 (N) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
League Championship Series

Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 0  0 3 1  0 0 0   -   4  6  0
Kansas City Monarchs                2 1 0  0 0 0  0 0 2   -   5 14  0

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       5   1   1    0     0         2   5
John Britton 3b                       4   1   0    0     0         1   1
Willie Mays cf                        4   0   1    2     0         3   0
Piper Davis 2b                        3   0   0    0     1         3   2
Ed Steele rf                          4   1   1    0     0         2   0
Jim Zapp lf                           4   0   1    0     0         0   0
Pepper Bassett c                      4   1   2    2     0         5   0
Alonzo Perry 1b                       4   0   0    0     0         9   0
Sammy Williams p                      1   0   0    0     3         1   2
  Jehosie Heard p                     0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               33   4   6    4     4  11    26  10

FIELDING -
DP: 2.  Artie Wilson 2, Piper Davis, Alonzo Perry 2, Sammy Williams. 

BATTING -
HR:  Pepper Bassett. 
HBP:  John Britton. 
Team LOB:  7


Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
 3b                                   4   1   2    1     1   0     0   0
 2b                                   5   0   3    0     0   0     3   3
 rf                                   5   1   2    1     0   0     2   0
Willard Brown cf                      4   0   1    2     0   0     2   0
Elston Howard lf                      4   0   1    0     0   0     2   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,
 1b   4   0   1    0     0   0     7   0
Gene Baker ss                         4   1   1    0     0   0     0   2
 c                                    3   1   1    0     0   0    11   0
Gene Collins p                        2   0   0    0     0   0     0   1
   p                                  1   0   1    0     0   0     0   2
   ph                                 1   0   1    1     0   0     0   0
  Jim LaMarque pr                     0   1   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               37   5  14    5     1   0    27   8


BATTING -
2B:  , Willard Brown, . 
SH:  . 
GDP:  ,  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,
. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Sammy Williams L                     8.1    14   5    5   1   0   0  38
Jehosie Heard                        0.1     0   0    0   0   0   0  1
Totals                               8.2    14   5    5   1   0   0  39


Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Gene Collins                         6       5   4    4   4   5   1  28
 W                                   3       1   0    0   0   6   0  10
Totals                               9       6   4    4   4  11   1  38

HBP:  Gene Collins. 


Data shown are Retrosheet's best estimates.
Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

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

Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Tuesday, 9/21/1948 -- Birmingham Black Barons at Kansas
City Monarchs (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Birmingham                    Kansas City                   
1. A.Wilson            ss        H.Souell            3b        
2. J.Britton           3b        H.Thompson          2b        
3. W.Mays              cf        J.Scott             rf        
4. P.Davis             2b        W.Brown             cf        
5. E.Steele            rf        E.Howard            lf        
6. J.Zapp              lf        B.O'Neil            1b        
7. P.Bassett           c         G.Baker             ss        
8. A.Perry             1b        E.Taborn            c         
9. S.Williams          p         G.Collins           p         

BLACK BARONS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; A.Wilson singled; J.Britton out on unknown
play; W.Mays out on unknown play; P.Davis walked [A.Wilson to
second]; E.Steele out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: H.Souell singled; H.Thompson out on unknown play;
J.Scott doubled [H.Souell to third]; W.Brown doubled [H.Souell
scored, J.Scott scored]; E.Howard out on unknown play; B.O'Neil
out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0,
Monarchs 2.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: J.Zapp out on unknown play; P.Bassett out on
unknown play; A.Perry out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Black Barons 0, Monarchs 2.

MONARCHS 2ND: G.Baker out on unknown play; E.Taborn singled;
G.Collins out on unknown play [E.Taborn to second]; H.Souell
singled [E.Taborn scored]; H.Thompson singled [H.Souell to
second]; J.Scott out on unknown play; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Black Barons 0, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: S.Williams walked; A.Wilson out on unknown
play; J.Britton out on unknown play; W.Mays out on unknown play;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 3RD: W.Brown out on unknown play; E.Howard singled;
B.O'Neil grounded into a double play (S.Williams to A.Wilson to
A.Perry) [E.Howard out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black
Barons 0, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: P.Davis 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 0, Monarchs 3.

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

BLACK BARONS 5TH: P.Bassett homered to leftfield; A.Perry out
on unknown play; S.Williams walked; A.Wilson forced S.Williams
(unknown fielder) [A.Wilson to first]; J.Britton was hit by a
pitch [A.Wilson to second]; W.Mays singled [A.Wilson scored,
J.Britton scored]; P.Davis out on unknown play; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Black Barons 3, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 5TH: H.Souell out on unknown play; H.Thompson singled;
J.Scott grounded into a double play (A.Wilson to P.Davis to
A.Perry) [H.Thompson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Black Barons 3, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: E.Steele singled; J.Zapp out on unknown play
[E.Steele to second]; P.Bassett singled [E.Steele scored];
A.Perry out on unknown play; S.Williams walked [P.Bassett to
second]; A.Wilson out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Black Barons 4, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 6TH: W.Brown out on unknown play; E.Howard out on
unknown play; B.O'Neil singled; G.Baker out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 4, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: G.RICHARDSON REPLACED G.COLLINS (PITCHING);
J.Britton out on unknown play; W.Mays out on unknown play;
P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons
4, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 7TH: E.Taborn out on unknown play; G.Richardson
singled; H.Souell out on unknown play; H.Thompson out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 4, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: E.Steele out on unknown play; J.Zapp singled;
P.Bassett out on unknown play; A.Perry out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 4, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 8TH: J.Scott singled; W.Brown out on unknown play;
E.Howard out on unknown play; B.O'Neil out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 4, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 9TH: S.Williams out on unknown play; A.Wilson out
on unknown play; J.Britton out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 4, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 9TH: G.Baker singled; E.Taborn out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [G.Baker to second]; H.SMITH BATTED FOR
G.RICHARDSON; H.Smith doubled [G.Baker scored]; J.LAMARQUE RAN
FOR H.SMITH; H.Souell walked; H.Thompson singled [J.LaMarque to
third, H.Souell to second]; J.HEARD REPLACED S.WILLIAMS
(PITCHING); J.Scott forced H.Thompson (A.Wilson to P.Davis)
[J.LaMarque scored, H.Souell to third, J.Scott to first]; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 4, Monarchs 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Barons     4   6   0   7
 Monarchs         5  14   0   8


Back to Main Page for 1948 Negro League Season

Back to Main Page for Negro League Baseball

Data are shown for games which have been identified by Retrosheet. Missing data are not shown. Negro Leagues data should be viewed as incomplete.


Retrosheet website last updated April 28, 2024.
All data contained at this site is copyright 1996-2023 by Retrosheet. All Rights Reserved. Click here for information about the use of Retrosheet data

Send comments and suggestions to Tom Thress: tthress-ATsign-retrosheet.org.
Join the Retrosheet Discussion group here: RetroList
Retrosheet is an all-volunteer organization and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. To volunteer, please e-mail Tom Thress. To make a donation, you can visit here: Donation Page