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Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 10 Homestead Grays (HOM) 5

Game played on Saturday, September 23, 1939 (N) at 44th and Parkside, Philadelphia PA
League Championship Series

Baltimore Elite Giants              0 2 0  0 1 1  5 0 1   -  10 15  1
Homestead Grays                     0 1 2  2 0 0  0 0 0   -   5 15  1

BATTING

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Henry Kimbro cf                       3   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
  Hoss Walker pr, 3b                  2   1   0    0     0   0     0   0
Sammy Hughes 2b, rf                   3   1   1    0     2   0     1   1
Red Moore 1b                          4   0   2    1     0   0     1   0
Wild Bill Wright rf, cf               3   1   1    0     2   0     0   0
Felton Snow 3b, 2b                    5   1   0    0     0   0     0   0
Bill Hoskins lf                       5   3   3    2     0   0     0   0
Tommy Butts ss                        5   1   2    0     0   0     0   1
Roy Campanella c                      5   2   4    5     0   0     0   0
Bill Byrd p                           5   0   1    2     0   0     0   0
Totals                               40  10  15   10     4   0    27   2

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Sammy Hughes, Red Moore, Tommy Butts. 
E: 1.  Red Moore. 

BATTING -
2B:  Bill Hoskins, Roy Campanella, Bill Byrd. 
3B:  Bill Hoskins. 
HR:  Roy Campanella. 
SH:  Red Moore. 
IW:  Wild Bill Wright. 
Team LOB:  8

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Sammy Hughes, Wild Bill Wright. 

Homestead Grays                      AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
David Whatley rf                      5   2   2    1     0   0     1   0
Vic Harris lf, 2b                     5   0   2    1     0   0     0   0
Sam Bankhead 2b, ss                   5   0   0    1     0   0     0   0
Josh Gibson c                         4   2   4    1     1   0     0   0
Buck Leonard 1b                       4   0   2    0     1   0     1   0
Henry Spearman 3b                     5   0   2    1     0   0     0   0
Tom Parker cf                         5   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Jelly Jackson ss                      2   1   2    0     0   0     0   1
  Roy Partlow lf                      2   0   1    0     0   0     0   0
Specs Roberts p                       3   0   0    0     0   0     0   0
Totals                               40   5  15    5     2   0    27   1

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Sam Bankhead. 

BATTING -
HR:  Josh Gibson. 
SH:  Specs Roberts. 
GDP:  Sam Bankhead. 
Team LOB:  11

BASERUNNING -
CS:  Vic Harris. 

PITCHING

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Bill Byrd W                          9      15   5    5   2   0   1  43
Totals                               9      15   5    5   2   0   1  43


Homestead Grays                      IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Specs Roberts L                      9      15  10    8   4   0   1  45
Totals                               9      15  10    8   4   0   1  45

IW:  Specs Roberts. 


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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, 9/23/1939 -- 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        T.Parker            cf        
8. R.Campanella        c         J.Jackson           ss        
9. B.Byrd              p         S.Roberts           p         

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; S.Hughes
walked; R.Moore singled [S.Hughes to second]; W.Wright out on
unknown play; F.Snow out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Elite Giants 0, Grays 0.

GRAYS 1ST: D.Whatley out on unknown play; V.Harris out on
unknown play; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Grays 0.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: B.Hoskins tripled; T.Butts out on unknown
play; R.Campanella singled [B.Hoskins scored]; B.Byrd doubled
[R.Campanella scored]; H.Kimbro out on unknown play; S.Hughes
out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2,
Grays 0.

GRAYS 2ND: J.Gibson homered to centerfield; B.Leonard walked;
H.Spearman out on unknown play; T.Parker out on unknown play;
J.Jackson singled [B.Leonard to second]; S.Roberts out on
unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Grays 1.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: R.Moore out on unknown play; W.Wright
singled; W.Wright was caught stealing second (unknown fielder);
F.Snow out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants
2, Grays 1.

GRAYS 3RD: D.Whatley singled; V.Harris singled [D.Whatley to
third]; V.Harris was caught stealing second (unknown fielder);
S.Bankhead out on unknown play [D.Whatley scored]; J.Gibson
singled; B.Leonard singled [J.Gibson to second]; H.Spearman
singled [J.Gibson scored, B.Leonard to second]; T.Parker out on
unknown play; 2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Grays 3.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: B.Hoskins out on unknown play; T.Butts
singled; R.Campanella out on unknown play; B.Byrd out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Grays 3.

GRAYS 4TH: J.Jackson singled; S.Roberts out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [J.Jackson to second]; D.Whatley singled
[J.Jackson scored, D.Whatley to second (on throw)]; V.Harris
singled [D.Whatley scored]; S.Bankhead grounded into a double
play (T.Butts to S.Hughes to R.Moore) [V.Harris out at second];
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 2, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: H.Kimbro singled; S.Hughes grounded out
(J.Jackson to B.Leonard) [H.Kimbro to third]; Kimbro objected to
Jackson's hard tag and 3B and threw a pu Jackson responded in
kind; both players were ejected.; H.WALKER RAN FOR H.KIMBRO;
R.PARTLOW REPLACED J.JACKSON (PLAYING LF); V.HARRIS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); S.BANKHEAD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); R.Moore singled [H.Walker scored]; W.Wright walked [R.Moore
to second]; F.Snow out on unknown play; B.Hoskins out on unknown
play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 3, Grays 5.

GRAYS 5TH: H.WALKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); S.HUGHES
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); W.WRIGHT CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING CF); F.SNOW CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); J.Gibson
singled; B.Leonard singled [J.Gibson to second]; H.Spearman out
on unknown play; T.Parker out on unknown play; R.Partlow out on
unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 3, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: T.Butts out on unknown play; R.Campanella
homered to leftfield; B.Byrd out on unknown play; H.Walker out
on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 4, Grays 5.

GRAYS 6TH: S.Roberts out on unknown play; D.Whatley out on
unknown play; V.Harris out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 4, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: S.Hughes singled; R.Moore out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [S.Hughes to second]; W.Wright was walked
intentionally; F.Snow reached on an error by S.Bankhead
[S.Hughes to third, W.Wright to second, F.Snow to first];
B.Hoskins singled [S.Hughes scored, W.Wright scored, F.Snow to
second]; T.Butts singled [F.Snow to third, B.Hoskins to second];
R.Campanella singled [F.Snow scored (unearned), B.Hoskins
scored, T.Butts to third]; B.Byrd flied to D.Whatley [T.Butts
scored (unearned)]; H.Walker out on unknown play; 5 R (3 ER), 4
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 9, Grays 5.

GRAYS 7TH: S.Bankhead out on unknown play; J.Gibson singled;
B.Leonard out on unknown play; H.Spearman singled [J.Gibson to
second]; T.Parker out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Elite Giants 9, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: S.Hughes walked; S.Hughes was caught stealing
second (unknown fielder); R.Moore out on unknown play; W.Wright
out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 9,
Grays 5.

GRAYS 8TH: R.Partlow singled; S.Roberts reached on an error by
R.Moore [R.Partlow to second, S.Roberts to first]; D.Whatley out
on unknown play; V.Harris out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on
unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 9, Grays 5.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: F.Snow out on unknown play; B.Hoskins
doubled; T.Butts out on unknown play; R.Campanella doubled
[B.Hoskins scored]; B.Byrd out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Elite Giants 10, Grays 5.

GRAYS 9TH: J.Gibson walked; B.Leonard out on unknown play;
H.Spearman out on unknown play; T.Parker out on unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 10, Grays 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Elite Giants    10  15   1   8
 Grays            5  15   1  11


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