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Retrosheet Boxscore: Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 8, Homestead Grays (HOM) 0

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Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 8, Homestead Grays (HOM) 0

Game played on Tuesday, September 8, 1942 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC

                              

Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game stories and box scores. Fielding credits from newspaper box scores.

KCM  0 0 0  0 0 1  3 2 2   -   8 14  0                              
HOM  0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0   -   0  2  5                              
                              
BATTING                              
                              
Kansas City Monarchs              AB   R   H   RBI      BB   SO      PO   A
Willie Simms lf                   5    1    1    0       0    1       2    0
Newt Allen 3b                     5    1    3    1       0            1    0
Ted Strong rf                     5    1    1    0       0            0    0
Willard Brown cf                  4    2    2    1       1            3    0
Joe Greene c                      5    1    2    2       0           10    0
Buck O'Neil 1b                    5    0    1    1       0            9    0
Bonnie Serrell 2b                 4    0    1    0       0            0    4
Jesse Williams ss                 4    1    2    0       0            1    1
Satchel Paige p                   2    0    0    0       0            1    1
Jack Matchett p                   2    1    1    0       0            0    0
Totals                           41    8   14    5       1    7      27    6
                              
                              
BATTING -                              
2B: Newt Allen; Joe Greene; Bonnie Serrell                             
3B: Willard Brown; Buck O'Neil                             
Team LOB: 7                              
                              
SB: Jesse Williams; Jack Matchett                             
                              
Homestead Grays                   AB   R   H   RBI      BB   SO      PO   A
Jerry Benjamin cf                 4    0    0    0       0            2    0
Sam Bankhead ss                   4    0    1    0       0            2    3
Howard Easterling rf              4    0    1    0       0            1    0
Josh Gibson c                     3    0    0    0       0            8    2
Buck Leonard 1b                   3    0    0    0       0           12    0
Jud Wilson 3b                     3    0    0    0       0            0    0
Vic Harris lf                     2    0    0    0       1            1    0
Matt Carlisle 2b                  3    0    0    0       0            1    6
Roy Welmaker p                    3    0    0    0       0            0    2
Totals                           29    0    2    0       1    7      27   13
                              
FIELDING -                              
DP: 2. Carlisle-Leonard; Carlisle-Bankhead-Leonard                              
E: Sam Bankhead; Josh Gibson; Buck Leonard; Vic Harris; Matt Carlisle                             
                              
BATTING -                              
Team LOB: 3                              
                              
                              
PITCHING                              
                              
Kansas City Monarchs              IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR   BFP      
Satchel Paige W                    5    2    0    0    1    5    0    18      
Jack Matchett S                    4    0    0    0    0    2    0    12      
Totals                             9    2    0    0    1    7    0    30      
                              
                              
Homestead Grays                   IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR   BFP      
Roy Welmaker L                     9   14    8         1    7    0    42      
Totals                             9   14    8         1    7    0    42      
                              
                              
Time of Game: -   Attendance: 22129                              
                              
Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Tuesday, 9/8/1942 -- Kansas City Monarchs at Homestead
Grays (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City                   Homestead                     
1. W.Simms             lf        J.Benjamin          cf        
2. N.Allen             3b        S.Bankhead          ss        
3. T.Strong            rf        H.Easterling        rf        
4. W.Brown             cf        J.Gibson            c         
5. J.Greene            c         B.Leonard           1b        
6. B.O'Neil            1b        J.Wilson            3b        
7. B.Serrell           2b        V.Harris            lf        
8. J.Williams          ss        M.Carlisle          2b        
9. S.Paige             p         R.Welmaker          p         

MONARCHS 1ST: W.Simms out on unknown play; N.Allen out on
unknown play; T.Strong out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 1ST: J.Benjamin out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on
unknown play; H.Easterling out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

MONARCHS 2ND: W.Brown singled; J.Greene grounded into a double
play (M.Carlisle to B.Leonard) [W.Brown out at second]; B.O'Neil
out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 2ND: J.Gibson out on unknown play; B.Leonard out on
unknown play; J.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

MONARCHS 3RD: B.Serrell doubled; J.Williams out on unknown
play; S.Paige out on unknown play; W.Simms out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 3RD: V.Harris out on unknown play; M.Carlisle out on
unknown play; R.Welmaker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

MONARCHS 4TH: N.Allen out on unknown play; T.Strong out on
unknown play; W.Brown walked; J.Greene out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 4TH: J.Benjamin out on unknown play; S.Bankhead singled
to center field; H.Easterling singled to center field
[S.Bankhead to second]; J.Gibson flied to W.Brown [S.Bankhead to
third, H.Easterling to second]; B.Leonard popped to J.Greene in
foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

MONARCHS 5TH: B.O'Neil reached on an error by B.Leonard
[B.O'Neil to first]; B.Serrell out on unknown play; J.Williams
singled [B.O'Neil to second]; S.Paige grounded into a double
play (M.Carlisle to S.Bankhead to B.Leonard) [J.Williams out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 5TH: J.Wilson out on unknown play; V.Harris walked;
M.Carlisle out on unknown play; R.Welmaker out on unknown play;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 0, Grays 0.

MONARCHS 6TH: W.Simms struck out; N.Allen singled to center
field; T.Strong singled to left field [N.Allen to second];
W.Brown reached on a fielder's choice [N.Allen scored (unearned)
(no RBI) (error by J.Gibson; assist by S.Bankhead), T.Strong to
second (error by S.Bankhead; assist by M.Carlisle) (error by
J.Gibson; assist by S.Bankhead)]; T.Strong was out trying to
advance to home and W.Brown advanced to (J.Gibson to B.Leonard);
Continuation of the previous play. When Bankhead's throw got 
past Gibson, Strong tried to score on the play, but was thrown out,
Gibson to Leonard, covering home; J.Greene out on unknown play;
1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 1, Grays 0.

GRAYS 6TH: J.MATCHETT REPLACED S.PAIGE (PITCHING); J.Benjamin
out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on unknown play;
H.Easterling out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Monarchs 1, Grays 0.

MONARCHS 7TH: B.O'Neil out on unknown play; B.Serrell out on
unknown play; J.Williams singled to right field; J.Matchett
singled to left field [J.Williams to third (error by V.Harris)];
J.Williams stole home and J.Matchett stole second; W.Simms
singled to shortstop [J.Matchett scored]; N.Allen doubled to
center field [W.Simms scored]; T.Strong struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 4, Grays 0.

GRAYS 7TH: J.Gibson out on unknown play; B.Leonard out on
unknown play; J.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 4, Grays 0.

MONARCHS 8TH: W.Brown reached on an error by M.Carlisle
[W.Brown to first]; J.Greene doubled to right field [W.Brown
scored (unearned)]; B.O'Neil tripled to right field [J.Greene
scored]; B.Serrell struck out; J.Williams struck out; J.Matchett
out on unknown play; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 6,
Grays 0.

GRAYS 8TH: V.Harris out on unknown play; M.Carlisle out on
unknown play; R.Welmaker out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 6, Grays 0.

MONARCHS 9TH: W.Simms out on unknown play; N.Allen singled to
right field; T.Strong forced N.Allen (H.Easterling unassisted)
[T.Strong to first]; W.Brown tripled to center field [T.Strong
scored]; J.Greene singled to left field [W.Brown scored];
B.O'Neil out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Monarchs 8,
Grays 0.

GRAYS 9TH: J.Benjamin out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on
unknown play; H.Easterling out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Monarchs 8, Grays 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Monarchs         8  14   0   7
 Grays            0   2   5   3
                              

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