Negro leagues. Homestead at Chicago American Giants.

Negro leagues. Homestead 9 at Chicago American Giants 8.. Chicago jumped all over Bill Byrd for 9 hits and 5 runs in teh second inning only to see HOmestead score 8 runs in teh final two innings in a huge come from behind 9-8 victory for Homestead. Josh Gibson’s 3 run shot in the top of the ninth was the big blow for Homestead. Sammy Hughes also had three rbis for the Grays. Quincy Trouppe , Turkey Stearnes and Bill Monroe all had three rbis for Chicago in the loss. Big Bill Foster was terrific for Chicago for 7+ innings. But things fell apart in the 8th and Tommy Williams and Willie Powell could not save the day.

Negro tournament. Homestead Grays at St.Louis Stars


Negro tournament. Homestead Grays 14 at St.Louis Stars 5 .  Homestead jumps all over pitchers Roosevelt Davis and Bill Drake for a combined 14 runs on 16 hits. Josh Gibson led the way with two home runs and five rbis. Buck Leonard had two doubles , a triple and three rbis. For St.Louis Candy Jim Taylor hit a double, a triple and had three rbis. Sam Streeter went the distance for the win.

Kansas City Monarchs at New York Lincoln Giants

Kansas City Monarchs at New York Lincoln Giants. KC scored one in the first when Buck O’Neil singled home TJ Young. But New York came back in the vengeance in the third inning.  Fats Jenkins singled, Chino Smith got hit by a pitch, and then singles by Luis Santop, Chaney White and Ray Dandridge scored three runs for the home team. The Monarchs closed  the lead in the 6th when Oscar Johnson tripled and scored on Williard Brown’s ground out.  But that is how it ended, New York beats Kansas City 3-2.  Day was the winner and Rogan was the loser.