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Cleveland Buckeyes (CVB) 9 Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 4

Game played on Sunday, May 4, 1947 (D) at League Park IV, Cleveland OH
Regular-Season game

Birmingham Black Barons             0 1 0  0 0 0  0 2 1   -   4 12  3
Cleveland Buckeyes                  0 1 0  1 1 5  0 1 x   -   9 14  1

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Eli Chism lf                          5   0   3    1     0         4   0
John Britton 3b                       4   0   0    1     0         1   1
Artie Wilson ss                       5   1   1    0     0   1     2   2
Piper Davis 1b                        3   0   1    0     1         9   0
John Thomas cf                        4   0   1    0     0         2   0
Ed Steele rf                          3   2   2    1     1         1   0
Tommy Sampson 2b                      4   0   2    1     0         1   4
Pepper Bassett c                      4   0   0    0     0         4   0
Nat Pollard p                         3   0   1    0     0         0   3
  Norman Robinson ph                  1   1   1    0     0         0   0
Totals                               36   4  12    4     2   6    24  10

FIELDING -
E: 3.  John Britton, Pepper Bassett 2. 

BATTING -
2B:  Eli Chism, Ed Steele, Norman Robinson. 
SH:  John Britton. 
GDP:  John Britton. 
Team LOB:  8


Cleveland Buckeyes                   AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Sam Jethroe cf                        4   1   1    0     1         3   3
Archie Ware 1b                        4   2   2    1     0        10   1
Clyde Nelson lf                       4   1   0    0     0         0   0
Joe Atkins 3b                         5   2   2    1     0         0   1
Willie Grace rf                       4   1   3    3     1         3   0
Quincy Trouppe c                      4   1   2    0     0         9   1
Al Smith ss                           4   0   1    2     0   1     1   1
Johnnie Cowan 2b                      4   1   1    0     0         1   3
Webbo Clarke p                        4   0   2    0     0         0   4
Totals                               37   9  14    7     2   2    27  14

FIELDING -
DP: 1.  Archie Ware, Al Smith, Johnnie Cowan. 
E: 1.  Al Smith. 

BATTING -
2B:  Al Smith. 
3B:  Joe Atkins 2. 
HBP:  Archie Ware, Clyde Nelson. 
Team LOB:  8


PITCHING

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Nat Pollard L                        8      14   9    8   2   2   0  41
Totals                               8      14   9    8   2   2   0  41

HBP:  Nat Pollard 2. 

Cleveland Buckeyes                   IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Webbo Clarke W                       9      12   4    4   2   6   0  39
Totals                               9      12   4    4   2   6   0  39



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Umpires: HP - ?

Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 6623

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Sunday, 5/4/1947 -- Birmingham Black Barons at Cleveland
Buckeyes (D)

Starting Lineups:

   Birmingham                    Cleveland                     
1. E.Chism             lf        S.Jethroe           cf        
2. J.Britton           3b        A.Ware              1b        
3. A.Wilson            ss        C.Nelson            lf        
4. P.Davis             1b        J.Atkins            3b        
5. J.Thomas            cf        W.Grace             rf        
6. E.Steele            rf        Q.Trouppe           c         
7. T.Sampson           2b        A.Smith             ss        
8. P.Bassett           c         J.Cowan             2b        
9. N.Pollard           p         W.Clarke            p         

BLACK BARONS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; E.Chism reached on an error by A.Smith
[E.Chism to first]; J.Britton out on unknown play; A.Wilson out
on unknown play; P.Davis walked [E.Chism to second]; J.Thomas
out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 0,
Buckeyes 0.

BUCKEYES 1ST: S.Jethroe out on unknown play; A.Ware was hit by
a pitch; C.Nelson out on unknown play; J.Atkins out on unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Buckeyes 0.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: E.Steele singled; T.Sampson singled [E.Steele
to third]; P.Bassett out on unknown play; N.Pollard out on
unknown play; E.Chism doubled to right field [E.Steele scored,
T.Sampson to third]; J.Britton out on unknown play; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Buckeyes 0.

BUCKEYES 2ND: W.Grace walked; Q.Trouppe singled [W.Grace to
third]; A.Smith grounded out (T.Sampson to P.Davis) [W.Grace
scored, Q.Trouppe to second]; J.Cowan out on unknown play;
W.Clarke out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black
Barons 1, Buckeyes 1.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: A.Wilson out on unknown play; P.Davis
singled; J.Thomas out on unknown play; E.Steele out on unknown
play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Buckeyes 1.

BUCKEYES 3RD: S.Jethroe out on unknown play; A.Ware singled;
C.Nelson out on unknown play; J.Atkins out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Buckeyes 1.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: T.Sampson out on unknown play; P.Bassett out
on unknown play; N.Pollard out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Buckeyes 1.

BUCKEYES 4TH: W.Grace out on unknown play; Q.Trouppe singled;
A.Smith doubled to right field [Q.Trouppe scored]; J.Cowan out
on unknown play; W.Clarke out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Black Barons 1, Buckeyes 2.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: E.Chism singled; J.Britton out on a sacrifice
bunt (unknown fielder) [E.Chism to second]; A.Wilson struck out;
P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons
1, Buckeyes 2.

BUCKEYES 5TH: S.Jethroe out on unknown play; On a bunt A.Ware
reached on an error by P.Bassett [A.Ware to first]; C.Nelson was
hit by a pitch [A.Ware to second]; J.Atkins out on unknown play;
W.Grace singled to left field [A.Ware scored (unearned),
C.Nelson to second]; Q.Trouppe out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Buckeyes 3.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: J.Thomas singled to center field (unknown
fielder) [J.Thomas out at second]; E.Steele walked; T.Sampson
out on unknown play; P.Bassett out on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Buckeyes 3.

BUCKEYES 6TH: A.Smith struck out; J.Cowan singled to center
field; W.Clarke singled [J.Cowan to second]; S.Jethroe walked
[J.Cowan to third, W.Clarke to second]; On a bunt A.Ware singled
[J.Cowan scored, W.Clarke to third, S.Jethroe to second];
C.Nelson reached on a fielder's choice (J.Britton unassisted)
[W.Clarke out at home (error by P.Bassett), S.Jethroe scored (no
RBI) (error by P.Bassett), A.Ware scored (no RBI) (error by
J.Britton), C.Nelson to second]; J.Atkins tripled to left field
[C.Nelson scored]; W.Grace singled [J.Atkins scored]; Q.Trouppe
flied to unknown fielder; 5 R, 5 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 1,
Buckeyes 8.

BLACK BARONS 7TH: N.Pollard singled; E.Chism out on unknown
play; J.Britton grounded into a double play (A.Smith to J.Cowan
to A.Ware) [N.Pollard out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Black Barons 1, Buckeyes 8.

BUCKEYES 7TH: A.Smith out on unknown play; J.Cowan out on
unknown play; W.Clarke singled; S.Jethroe singled (unknown
fielder) [W.Clarke out at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black
Barons 1, Buckeyes 8.

BLACK BARONS 8TH: A.Wilson singled; P.Davis out on unknown
play; J.Thomas out on unknown play; E.Steele doubled [A.Wilson
scored]; T.Sampson singled [E.Steele scored]; P.Bassett out on
unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 3, Buckeyes 8.

BUCKEYES 8TH: A.Ware out on unknown play; C.Nelson out on
unknown play; J.Atkins tripled to center field; W.Grace singled
to center field [J.Atkins scored]; W.Grace was picked off first
(unknown fielder); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 3,
Buckeyes 9.

BLACK BARONS 9TH: N.ROBINSON BATTED FOR N.POLLARD; N.Robinson
doubled; E.Chism singled to center field (unknown fielder)
[N.Robinson to third, E.Chism out at second]; J.Britton flied to
unknown fielder [N.Robinson scored]; A.Wilson out on unknown
play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Black Barons 4, Buckeyes 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Barons     4  12   3   8
 Buckeyes         9  14   1   8


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