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.