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Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 11 Newark Eagles (NW2) 3

Game played on Saturday, September 9, 1939 (N) at 44th and Parkside, Philadelphia PA
Exhibition game

Baltimore Elite Giants              2 1 1  1 0 4  0 2 0   -  11 12  0
Newark Eagles                       0 0 0  0 0 0  0 2 1   -   3  7  5

BATTING

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       5   2   1    1     1         0   0
Sammy Hughes 2b                       4   3   3    1     1         0   0
Red Moore 1b                          4   2   3    1     0         0   0
Wild Bill Wright rf                   4   2   0    0     1         0   0
Felton Snow 3b                        4   1   1    2     1         0   0
Bill Hoskins lf                       3   0   2    4     1         0   0
Tommy Butts ss                        4   0   1    0     0         0   0
Roy Campanella c                      5   0   0    1     0         0   0
Jonas Gaines p                        5   1   1    0     0         0   0
Totals                               38  11  12   10     5   1    27   0


BATTING -
2B:  Henry Kimbro, Sammy Hughes, Red Moore, Felton Snow, Bill Hoskins. 
HR:  Sammy Hughes. 
SH:  Red Moore, Tommy Butts. 
HBP:  Bill Hoskins. 
IW:  Wild Bill Wright. 
Team LOB:  8


Newark Eagles                        AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Monte Irvin 3b                        5   0   2    0     0         0   0
Dick Seay 2b                          3   1   0    0     1         0   0
Willie Wells ss                       3   0   0    0     1         0   0
Ed Stone cf                           1   0   0    0     3         0   0
Mule Suttles 1b                       4   1   1    2     0         0   0
Lennie Pearson lf                     4   0   0    0     0         0   0
Fred Wilson rf                        4   1   2    0     0         0   0
Biz Mackey c                          4   0   2    0     0         0   0
  Harry Cozart pr                     0   0   0    0     0         0   0
Leon Day p                            2   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Felix Evans p                       1   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Joe Echols ph                       1   0   0    1     0         0   0
Totals                               32   3   7    3     5   6    27   0

FIELDING -
E: 5.  Monte Irvin, Willie Wells, Lennie Pearson, Fred Wilson, Felix Evans. 

BATTING -
HR:  Mule Suttles. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Monte Irvin, Harry Cozart. 

PITCHING

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Jonas Gaines W                       9       7   3    3   5   6   1  37
Totals                               9       7   3    3   5   6   1  37


Newark Eagles                        IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Leon Day L                           5.2     9   9    6   5   1   1  33
Felix Evans                          3.1     3   2    0   0   0   0  13
Totals                               9      12  11    6   5   1   1  46

HBP:  Leon Day. 
IW:  Leon Day. 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP - Cool Turner, 1B - Phil Cockrell

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Saturday, 9/9/1939 -- Baltimore Elite Giants at Newark
Eagles (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore                     Newark                        
1. H.Kimbro            cf        M.Irvin             3b        
2. S.Hughes            2b        D.Seay              2b        
3. R.Moore             1b        W.Wells             ss        
4. W.Wright            rf        E.Stone             cf        
5. F.Snow              3b        M.Suttles           1b        
6. B.Hoskins           lf        L.Pearson           lf        
7. T.Butts             ss        F.Wilson            rf        
8. R.Campanella        c         B.Mackey            c         
9. J.Gaines            p         L.Day               p         

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; H.Kimbro walked; S.Hughes walked [H.Kimbro
to second]; R.Moore out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder)
[H.Kimbro to third, S.Hughes to second]; W.Wright was walked
intentionally; F.Snow doubled to left field [H.Kimbro scored,
S.Hughes scored, W.Wright to third]; B.Hoskins was hit by a
pitch; T.Butts out on unknown play; R.Campanella out on unknown
play; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 1ST: M.Irvin singled; M.Irvin was caught stealing second
(unknown fielder); D.Seay out on unknown play; W.Wells out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: J.Gaines out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on
unknown play; S.Hughes homered to centerfield; R.Moore singled;
W.Wright out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 3, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 2ND: E.Stone walked; M.Suttles out on unknown play;
L.Pearson out on unknown play; F.Wilson out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 3, Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: F.Snow walked; B.Hoskins walked [F.Snow to
second]; T.Butts out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder)
[F.Snow to third, B.Hoskins to second]; R.Campanella out on
unknown play [F.Snow scored]; B.Hoskins was picked off second
(unknown fielder); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 4, Eagles
0.

EAGLES 3RD: B.Mackey singled; L.Day out on unknown play;
M.Irvin out on unknown play; D.Seay out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 4, Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: J.Gaines singled; H.Kimbro doubled [J.Gaines
scored]; S.Hughes out on unknown play; R.Moore out on unknown
play; W.Wright out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 5, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 4TH: W.Wells out on unknown play; E.Stone walked;
M.Suttles out on unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: F.Snow out on unknown play; B.Hoskins out on
unknown play; T.Butts singled to right field [T.Butts to second
(error by F.Wilson)]; R.Campanella out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 5, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 5TH: F.Wilson singled; B.Mackey out on unknown play;
L.Day out on unknown play; M.Irvin singled [F.Wilson to second];
D.Seay out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants
5, Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: J.Gaines out on unknown play; H.Kimbro
reached on an error by M.Irvin [H.Kimbro to first]; S.Hughes
doubled to left field [H.Kimbro scored (unearned) (no RBI)
(error by L.Pearson), S.Hughes to third]; R.Moore doubled
[S.Hughes scored]; W.Wright reached on an error by W.Wells
[R.Moore to third, W.Wright to first]; F.Snow out on unknown
play; B.Hoskins doubled [R.Moore scored (unearned), W.Wright
scored (unearned)]; F.EVANS REPLACED L.DAY (PITCHING); T.Butts
out on unknown play; 4 R (1 ER), 3 H, 3 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants
9, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 6TH: W.Wells walked; E.Stone walked [W.Wells to second];
M.Suttles out on unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play;
F.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite
Giants 9, Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: R.Campanella out on unknown play; J.Gaines
out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 9, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 7TH: B.Mackey out on unknown play; F.Evans out on
unknown play; M.Irvin out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Elite Giants 9, Eagles 0.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: S.Hughes singled; R.Moore singled [S.Hughes
to second]; W.Wright forced S.Hughes (unknown fielder) [R.Moore
to second, W.Wright to first]; F.Snow out on unknown play;
W.Wright was picked off first, but was safe on an error by
F.Evans [R.Moore to third, W.Wright to second]; B.Hoskins
singled [R.Moore scored (unearned), W.Wright scored (unearned)];
T.Butts out on unknown play; 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 11, Eagles 0.

EAGLES 8TH: D.Seay walked; W.Wells out on unknown play; E.Stone
out on unknown play; M.Suttles homered to leftfield [D.Seay
scored]; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Elite Giants 11, Eagles 2.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: R.Campanella out on unknown play; J.Gaines
out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 11, Eagles 2.

EAGLES 9TH: F.Wilson singled; B.Mackey singled [F.Wilson to
third]; H.COZART RAN FOR B.MACKEY; J.ECHOLS BATTED FOR F.EVANS;
J.Echols out on unknown play [F.Wilson scored]; H.Cozart was
caught stealing second (unknown fielder); M.Irvin out on unknown
play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 11, Eagles 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Elite Giants    11  12   0   8
 Eagles           3   7   5   7


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