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Baltimore Elite Giants (BLG) 10 Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 9

Game played on Thursday, July 21, 1949 (N) at Pioneer Memorial Park, Des Moines IA
Regular-Season game

Baltimore Elite Giants              0 4 2  0 1 0  2 1 0   -  10 15  2
Kansas City Monarchs                3 2 3  0 0 0  0 0 1   -   9 16  1

BATTING

Baltimore Elite Giants               AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Jim Gilliam 2b                        3   2   1    2     1         4   1
Tommy Butts ss                        5   1   2    1     0         0   3
Ed Finney 3b                          5   2   3    0     0         1   1
Lennie Pearson 1b                     5   1   2    1     0         6   0
Butch Davis lf                        0   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Butch McCord pr, rf                 4   1   0    0     0         2   0
Leon Day cf                           4   1   3    3     1         3   0
Henry Kimbro rf, lf                   5   1   2    2     0         1   0
Frazier Robinson c                    3   0   1    0     0         4   0
  Johnny Hayes c                      1   1   0    0     1         5   0
Toots Ferrell p                       1   0   0    0     0         1   0
  Bob Romby p                         2   0   1    0     0         0   2
Totals                               38  10  15    9     3   5    27   7

FIELDING -
E: 2.  Jim Gilliam, Tommy Butts. 

BATTING -
2B:  Ed Finney, Leon Day. 
HR:  Jim Gilliam. 
SH:  Jim Gilliam, Bob Romby. 
HBP:  Butch Davis. 
Team LOB:  7

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Leon Day. 
CS:  Frazier Robinson. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Gene Baker ss                         6   2   2    1     0         4   1
Herb Souell 3b                        4   1   0    0     1         1   1
  Jim LaMarque ph                     1   0   1    0     0         0   0
Bonnie Serrell 1b                     6   0   2    2     0         8   1
Willard Brown cf, rf                  5   1   4    2     1         4   0
Bob Thurman rf, cf                    5   1   2    1     0         1   0
Earl Taborn c                         5   0   2    2     0         6   1
Elston Howard lf                      3   1   0    0     2         1   1
Curt Roberts 2b                       5   2   2    0     0         2   5
Gene Richardson p                     4   1   1    1     0         0   3
  Frank Duncan p                      0   0   0    0     0         0   0
  Buck O'Neil ph                      1   0   0    0     0         0   0
Totals                               45   9  16    9     4   9    27  13

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Willard Brown. 

BATTING -
2B:  Gene Baker, Willard Brown, Gene Richardson. 
HBP:  Bob Thurman. 
IW:  Willard Brown. 
Team LOB:  14

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Elston Howard. 

PITCHING

Baltimore Elite Giants               IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Toots Ferrell                        2       8   8    8   2   0   0  18
Bob Romby W                          7       8   1    1   2   9   0  32
Totals                               9      16   9    9   4   9   0  50

Toots Ferrell pitched to 3 batters in the 3rd inning
HBP:  Bob Romby. 
IW:  Bob Romby. 

Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Gene Richardson L                    7.1    15  10   10   2   4   1  38
Frank Duncan                         1.2     0   0    0   1   1   0  6
Totals                               9      15  10   10   3   5   1  44

WP:  Gene Richardson. 
HBP:  Gene Richardson. 


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Umpires: HP -  Fisher, 1B -  Rauschenbach

Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 3284

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Thursday, 7/21/1949 -- Baltimore Elite Giants at Kansas
City Monarchs (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore                     Kansas City                   
1. J.Gilliam           2b        G.Baker             ss        
2. T.Butts             ss        H.Souell            3b        
3. E.Finney            3b        B.Serrell           1b        
4. L.Pearson           1b        W.Brown             cf        
5. B.Davis             lf        B.Thurman           rf        
6. L.Day               cf        E.Taborn            c         
7. H.Kimbro            rf        E.Howard            lf        
8. F.Robinson          c         C.Roberts           2b        
9. T.Ferrell           p         G.Richardson        p         

ELITE GIANTS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; J.Gilliam out on unknown play; T.Butts out
on unknown play; E.Finney singled to center field [E.Finney to
second (error by W.Brown)]; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: G.Baker singled; H.Souell out on unknown play;
B.Serrell out on unknown play; W.Brown singled [G.Baker to
second]; B.Thurman singled [G.Baker scored, W.Brown to third,
B.Thurman to second (on throw)]; E.Taborn singled [W.Brown
scored, B.Thurman scored]; E.Howard reached on an error by
T.Butts [E.Taborn to second, E.Howard to first]; C.Roberts out
on unknown play; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Elite Giants 0, Monarchs
3.

ELITE GIANTS 2ND: B.Davis was hit by a pitch; B.MCCORD RAN FOR
B.DAVIS; Davis was hit in the head and had to leave the game;
L.Day doubled [B.McCord to third]; H.Kimbro singled [B.McCord
scored, L.Day scored]; F.Robinson out on unknown play; T.Ferrell
out on unknown play; J.Gilliam homered to leftfield [H.Kimbro
scored]; T.Butts out on unknown play; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Elite Giants 4, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 2ND: B.MCCORD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); H.KIMBRO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); G.Richardson out on unknown
play; G.Baker doubled; H.Souell walked; B.Serrell reached on an
error by J.Gilliam [G.Baker to third, H.Souell to second,
B.Serrell to first]; W.Brown singled [G.Baker scored, H.Souell
scored, B.Serrell to second]; B.Thurman out on unknown play;
E.Taborn out on unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Elite
Giants 4, Monarchs 5.

ELITE GIANTS 3RD: E.Finney singled; L.Pearson singled [E.Finney
to second]; B.McCord out on unknown play [E.Finney to third,
L.Pearson to second]; L.Day singled [E.Finney scored, L.Pearson
scored]; L.Day stole second; H.Kimbro singled to left field
(E.Howard to E.Taborn) [L.Day out at home]; F.Robinson out on
unknown play; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 6, Monarchs 5.

MONARCHS 3RD: E.Howard walked; C.Roberts singled [E.Howard to
second]; G.Richardson doubled [E.Howard scored, C.Roberts to
third]; B.ROMBY REPLACED T.FERRELL (PITCHING); G.Baker out on
unknown play [C.Roberts scored]; H.Souell out on unknown play;
B.Serrell singled [G.Richardson scored]; W.Brown singled
[B.Serrell to second]; B.Thurman was hit by a pitch [B.Serrell
to third, W.Brown to second]; E.Taborn out on unknown play; 3 R,
4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Elite Giants 6, Monarchs 8.

ELITE GIANTS 4TH: B.Romby out on unknown play; J.Gilliam out on
unknown play; T.Butts out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Elite Giants 6, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 4TH: E.Howard walked; E.Howard stole second; C.Roberts
out on unknown play; G.Richardson out on unknown play; G.Baker
out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 6,
Monarchs 8.

ELITE GIANTS 5TH: E.Finney doubled; L.Pearson out on unknown
play [E.Finney to third]; B.McCord out on unknown play;
G.Richardson threw a wild pitch [E.Finney scored]; L.Day out on
unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 7, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 5TH: H.Souell out on unknown play; B.Serrell out on
unknown play; W.Brown doubled; B.Thurman out on unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 7, Monarchs 8.

ELITE GIANTS 6TH: H.Kimbro out on unknown play; F.Robinson
singled; B.Romby out on a sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder)
[F.Robinson to second]; F.Robinson was caught stealing third
(E.Taborn to H.Souell); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Elite Giants 7,
Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 6TH: Robinson broke his leg sliding into 3B; J.HAYES
REPLACED F.ROBINSON (PLAYING C); E.Taborn singled; E.Howard out
on unknown play; C.Roberts out on unknown play; G.Richardson out
on unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 7, Monarchs
8.

ELITE GIANTS 7TH: J.Gilliam walked; T.Butts singled [J.Gilliam
to second]; E.Finney out on unknown play; L.Pearson singled
[J.Gilliam scored, T.Butts to second]; B.McCord out on unknown
play; L.Day singled [T.Butts scored, L.Pearson to second];
H.Kimbro out on unknown play; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Elite
Giants 9, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 7TH: G.Baker out on unknown play; H.Souell out on
unknown play; B.Serrell out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Elite Giants 9, Monarchs 8.

ELITE GIANTS 8TH: W.BROWN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
B.THURMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); J.Hayes walked;
B.Romby singled [J.Hayes to second]; J.Gilliam out on a
sacrifice bunt (unknown fielder) [J.Hayes to third, B.Romby to
second]; T.Butts singled [J.Hayes scored, B.Romby to third];
F.DUNCAN REPLACED G.RICHARDSON (PITCHING); E.Finney out on
unknown play; L.Pearson out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Elite Giants 10, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 8TH: W.Brown out on unknown play; B.Thurman singled;
E.Taborn out on unknown play; E.Howard out on unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 10, Monarchs 8.

ELITE GIANTS 9TH: B.McCord out on unknown play; L.Day walked;
H.Kimbro out on unknown play; J.Hayes out on unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Elite Giants 10, Monarchs 8.

MONARCHS 9TH: C.Roberts singled to center field; B.O'NEIL
BATTED FOR F.DUNCAN; B.O'Neil flied to L.Day; G.Baker flied to
L.Day; J.LAMARQUE BATTED FOR H.SOUELL; J.LaMarque singled
[C.Roberts to third]; B.Serrell singled [C.Roberts scored,
J.LaMarque to second]; W.Brown was walked intentionally
[J.LaMarque to third, B.Serrell to second]; B.Thurman lined to
H.Kimbro; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Elite Giants 10, Monarchs 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Elite Giants    10  15   2   7
 Monarchs         9  16   1  14


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