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Homestead Grays (HOM) 2 Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 1

Game played on Saturday, September 16, 1939 (N) at 44th and Parkside, Philadelphia PA
League Championship Series

Baltimore Elite Giants              0 0 0  1 0 0  0 0 0   -   1  4  0
Homestead Grays                     2 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 x   -   2 10  0

BATTING

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       4   0   0    0     0   0     3   0
Sammy Hughes 2b                       3   1   1    0     1   0     3   0
Red Moore 1b                          3   0   0    0     0   0     8   0
  Hoss Walker ph                      1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Wild Bill Wright rf                   4   0   0    1     0   0     1   0
Felton Snow 3b                        4   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Bill Hoskins lf                       3   0   1    0     0   0     1   0
Tommy Butts ss                        3   0   2    0     0   0     1   2
Roy Campanella c                      3   0   0    0     0   0     7   0
Bill Byrd p                           3   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               31   1   4    1     1   0    24   2


BATTING -
2B:  Sammy Hughes. 
Team LOB:  4


Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
David Whatley rf                      4   1   3    0     0   0     4   0
Vic Harris lf                         3   1   1    0     1   0     0   0
Sam Bankhead 2b                       4   0   3    1     0   0     3   0
Josh Gibson c                         4   0   0    0     0   0     3   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       3   0   1    1     1   0    14   0
Henry Spearman 3b                     4   0   1    0     0   0     0   1
Country Davis cf                      3   0   0    0     0   0     2   0
  Ray Brown ph, cf                    1   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Jelly Jackson ss                      4   0   0    0     0   0     1   0
Roy Partlow p                         3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               33   2  10    2     2   0    27   1


BATTING -
2B:  David Whatley, Sam Bankhead, Buck Leonard. 
Team LOB:  9

BASERUNNING -
CS:  David Whatley. 

PITCHING

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Byrd L                          8      10   2    2   2   0   0  35
Totals                               8      10   2    2   2   0   0  35


Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Roy Partlow W                        9       4   1    1   1   0   0  32
Totals                               9       4   1    1   1   0   0  32



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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 0:00   Attendance: 3000

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Saturday, 9/16/1939 -- Baltimore Elite Giants at
Homestead Grays (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore                     Homestead                     
1. H.Kimbro            cf        D.Whatley           rf        
2. S.Hughes            2b        V.Harris            lf        
3. R.Moore             1b        S.Bankhead          2b        
4. W.Wright            rf        J.Gibson            c         
5. F.Snow              3b        B.Leonard           1b        
6. B.Hoskins           lf        H.Spearman          3b        
7. T.Butts             ss        C.Davis             cf        
8. R.Campanella        c         J.Jackson           ss        
9. B.Byrd              p         R.Partlow           p         

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; S.Hughes out
on unknown play; R.Moore out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 1ST: D.Whatley singled; V.Harris singled [D.Whatley to
second]; S.Bankhead singled [D.Whatley scored, V.Harris to
second]; J.Gibson forced S.Bankhead (T.Butts to S.Hughes)
[V.Harris to third, J.Gibson to first]; B.Leonard grounded out
(T.Butts to R.Moore) [V.Harris scored, J.Gibson to second];
H.Spearman out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 0, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: W.Wright out on unknown play; F.Snow out on
unknown play; B.Hoskins out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 2.

GRAYS 2ND: C.Davis out on unknown play; J.Jackson out on
unknown play; R.Partlow out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: T.Butts singled; R.Campanella out on unknown
play; B.Byrd out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 2.

GRAYS 3RD: D.Whatley doubled; V.Harris walked; S.Bankhead out
on unknown play; J.Gibson out on unknown play; B.Leonard out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: S.Hughes doubled to right field; R.Moore out
on unknown play [S.Hughes to third]; W.Wright grounded out
(H.Spearman to B.Leonard) [S.Hughes scored]; F.Snow out on
unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

GRAYS 4TH: H.Spearman singled; C.Davis out on unknown play;
J.Jackson out on unknown play; R.Partlow out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: B.Hoskins singled; T.Butts out on unknown
play; R.Campanella out on unknown play; B.Byrd out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

GRAYS 5TH: D.Whatley singled; D.Whatley was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); V.Harris out on unknown play;
S.Bankhead doubled; J.Gibson out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; S.Hughes
walked; R.Moore out on unknown play; W.Wright out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

GRAYS 6TH: B.Leonard doubled; H.Spearman out on unknown play;
C.Davis out on unknown play; J.Jackson out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: F.Snow out on unknown play; B.Hoskins out on
unknown play; T.Butts singled; R.Campanella out on unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

GRAYS 7TH: R.Partlow singled; D.Whatley out on unknown play;
V.Harris out on unknown play; S.Bankhead singled [R.Partlow to
second]; J.Gibson out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: B.Byrd out on unknown play; H.Kimbro out on
unknown play; S.Hughes out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

GRAYS 8TH: B.Leonard walked; H.Spearman out on unknown play;
R.BROWN BATTED FOR C.DAVIS; R.Brown out on unknown play;
J.Jackson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite
Giants 1, Grays 2.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: R.BROWN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); H.WALKER
BATTED FOR R.MOORE; H.Walker out on unknown play; W.Wright out
on unknown play; F.Snow out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 1, Grays 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Elite Giants     1   4   0   4
 Grays            2  10   0   9


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