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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 4 Homestead Grays (HOM) 2

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Game played on Tuesday, September 21, 1943 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC
Playoff Game

BIR    2  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0    -   4 11  0
HOM    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1    -   2  5  3

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Felix McLaurin cf                     5   1   2    0               1   0
Tommy Sampson 2b                      5   0   3    1               3   5
Clyde Spearman rf                     4   1   1    0               4   0
Lester Lockett lf                     4   1   1    0               3   1
Piper Davis ss                        4   0   1    0               0   3
Leonard Lindsay 1b                    3   0   1    1              12   0
Hoss Walker 3b                        3   1   1    0               0   1
Ted Radcliffe c                       4   0   1    0               4   1
Alfred Saylor p                       3   0   0    0               0   1
Totals                               35   4  11    2              27  12

FIELDING -
DP: 1. Piper Davis-Tommy Sampson-Leonard Lindsay. 

BATTING - 2B: 3. Felix McLaurin, Clyde Spearman, Lester Lockett Team LOB: ?
BASERUNNING - SB: 2. Tommy Sampson 2 CS: 1i. Tommy Sampson 1i Homestead Grays AB R H RBI BB SO PO A Cool Papa Bell lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 Jerry Benjamin cf 4 0 1 0 2 0 Buck Leonard 1b 1 1 0 1 10 0 Josh Gibson c 3 0 1 0 11 1 Howard Easterling 2b 4 0 1 1 2 4 Sam Bankhead ss 4 0 0 0 1 3 Jud Wilson 3b 3 0 0 0 0 3 Vic Harris rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 Johnny Wright p 1 0 0 0 0 1 Ray Brown p 2 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 29 2 5 2 27 12 FIELDING - DP: 2. Sam Bankhead-Howard Easterling-Buck Leonard. Sam Bankhead-Howard Easterling-Buck Leonard. E: 3. Josh Gibson 2, Sam Bankhead
BATTING - 3B: 1. Cool Papa Bell CS: 1i. Buck Leonard 1i Team LOB: ?
BASERUNNING - SB: 1. Jerry Benjamin PITCHING Birmingham Black Barons IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP Alfred Saylor W 9 5 2 2 4 4 0 30i Totals 9 5 2 2 4 4 0 30i Homestead Grays IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP Johnny Wright L 6 8 3 1 1 8 0 Ray Brown 3 3 1 1 4 2 0 Totals 9 11 4 2 5 10 0 35i i - incomplete Umpires: HP - ? Time of Game: ? Attendance: 4000 Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account Game of Tuesday, 9/21/1943 -- Birmingham Black Barons at Homestead Grays (N) Starting Lineups: Birmingham Homestead 1. F.McLaurin cf C.Bell lf 2. T.Sampson 2b J.Benjamin cf 3. C.Spearman rf B.Leonard 1b 4. L.Lockett lf J.Gibson c 5. P.Davis ss H.Easterling 2b 6. L.Lindsay 1b S.Bankhead ss 7. H.Walker 3b J.Wilson 3b 8. T.Radcliffe c V.Harris rf 9. A.Saylor p J.Wright p BLACK BARONS 1ST: F.McLaurin doubled to right field; T.Sampson singled to right field [F.McLaurin scored]; T.Sampson was caught stealing second (unknown fielder); C.Spearman doubled; L.Lockett out on unknown play; P.Davis singled [C.Spearman to third]; J.Gibson allowed a passed ball [C.Spearman scored (unearned), P.Davis to second]; L.Lindsay struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Black Barons 2, Grays 0. GRAYS 1ST: C.Bell tripled to left field; J.Benjamin struck out; B.Leonard flied to F.McLaurin [C.Bell scored]; J.Gibson singled; H.Easterling out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Black Barons 2, Grays 1. BLACK BARONS 2ND: H.Walker struck out; T.Radcliffe struck out; A.Saylor struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 2, Grays 1. GRAYS 2ND: S.Bankhead struck out; J.Wilson struck out; V.Harris out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 2, Grays 1. BLACK BARONS 3RD: F.McLaurin struck out; T.Sampson out on unknown play; C.Spearman out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 2, Grays 1. GRAYS 3RD: J.Wright struck out; C.Bell out on unknown play; J.Benjamin out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 2, Grays 1. BLACK BARONS 4TH: L.Lockett doubled to left field; P.Davis struck out; L.Lindsay singled to left field [L.Lockett scored]; H.Walker struck out; T.Radcliffe out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Black Barons 3, Grays 1. GRAYS 4TH: B.Leonard walked; J.Gibson grounded into a double play (P.Davis to T.Sampson to L.Lindsay) [B.Leonard out at second]; H.Easterling out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 3, Grays 1. BLACK BARONS 5TH: A.Saylor out on unknown play; F.McLaurin singled; F.McLaurin was picked off first (unknown fielder); T.Sampson singled; T.Sampson stole second [T.Sampson to third (error by J.Gibson)]; C.Spearman out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Black Barons 3, Grays 1. GRAYS 5TH: S.Bankhead out on unknown play; J.Wilson out on unknown play; V.Harris out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 3, Grays 1. BLACK BARONS 6TH: L.Lockett out on unknown play; P.Davis out on unknown play; L.Lindsay struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 3, Grays 1. GRAYS 6TH: R.BROWN BATTED FOR J.WRIGHT; R.Brown out on unknown play; C.Bell singled to left field (L.Lockett to T.Sampson) [C.Bell out at second]; J.Benjamin singled; J.Benjamin stole second; B.Leonard walked; J.Gibson out on unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Black Barons 3, Grays 1. BLACK BARONS 7TH: R.BROWN STAYED IN GAME (PITCHING); H.Walker singled; T.Radcliffe singled [H.Walker to second]; A.Saylor struck out; F.McLaurin reached on an error by S.Bankhead [H.Walker scored (unearned) (no RBI), T.Radcliffe to second, F.McLaurin to first]; T.Sampson out on unknown play; C.Spearman walked [T.Radcliffe to third, F.McLaurin to second]; L.Lockett struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. Black Barons 4, Grays 1. GRAYS 7TH: H.Easterling out on unknown play; S.Bankhead out on unknown play; J.Wilson out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 4, Grays 1. BLACK BARONS 8TH: P.Davis out on unknown play; L.Lindsay walked; H.Walker walked [L.Lindsay to second]; T.Radcliffe grounded into a double play (S.Bankhead to H.Easterling to B.Leonard) [H.Walker out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Black Barons 4, Grays 1. GRAYS 8TH: V.Harris out on unknown play; R.Brown out on unknown play; C.Bell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Black Barons 4, Grays 1. BLACK BARONS 9TH: A.Saylor walked; F.McLaurin grounded into a double play (S.Bankhead to H.Easterling to B.Leonard) [A.Saylor out at second]; T.Sampson singled; T.Sampson stole second [T.Sampson to third (error by J.Gibson)]; C.Spearman out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Black Barons 4, Grays 1. GRAYS 9TH: J.Benjamin out on unknown play; B.Leonard walked; J.Gibson walked [B.Leonard to second]; H.Easterling singled to right field (C.Spearman to T.Sampson) [B.Leonard scored, J.Gibson to third, H.Easterling out at second]; S.Bankhead flied to unknown fielder; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Black Barons 4, Grays 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Black Barons 4 11 0 8 Grays 2 5 3 4

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