STRAT-O-MATIC NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
|NEW YORK LINCOLN GIANTS||3||0||1.000|
|CHICAGO AMERICAN GIANTS||2||1||.666|
|KANSAS CITY MONARCHS||0||2||000|
Kansas City 2 at Chicago 5 . Big Bill Foster picks up the win in this one defeating the legendary Satchel Paige. Foster gave up just six hits in 8 1/3 innings. B Monroe had three hits and R Dixon had two hits and scored two runs for the American Giants
New York 11 at Homestead 3. The Lincoln Giants get after Homestead opening day starter Bill Byrd for 5 hits and 9 runs in the first inning. Byrd was not helped by the defense as shortstop Joe Beckwith made two key errors. Pop Lloyd scored two runs for the Giants and was 4/6 at the plate. Luis Santop had a key two run double in the first and also went 3/5. Smokey Joe Williams picked up the victory going nine innings (10 hits, 6 K’s, 4 BB, 2 earned runs)
Hilldale 2 at St.Louis 7. TEd Trent tosses a great game giving up just two runs on nine hits for the victory. Willie Wells hammered two home runs for the Stars taking Leroy Matlock deep once and then taking Nip Winters deep in the eighth. Willie also scored three runs. Mule Suttles also hit a dinger for the Stars. Bernando Brado had two hits and a run scored for the Daisies.
St.Louis 3 at Chicago 8. DAve Brown goes a complete nine innings for Chicago and gives up just 7 hits in the win. But Quincey Trouppe was the big gun picking up five RBI’s in this one. Quincy had a triple, sac , fly and a two run shot to lead the American Giants. Alec Radcliffe had two rbi’s for Chicago and scored two runs, and Turkey Stearnes also scored twice.
Kansas City 1 at Homestead 10 Joe Beckwith had a big homerun and a double along with 4 RBI’s and Vic Harris had two homeruns as the Homestead Greys layed a licking on the KC Monarchs Brown picked up the win giving up just 8 hits.
Hilldale 4 at New York 9 Tubby Scales had a double, home run and 3 RBIs as NY beats up on Hilldale. Max Manning picked up the win giving up 10 hits and striking out 2 in going the distance.
Hilldale 8 at Homestead 9 (10 innings) Bill Wright had a walk, double, homerun and scored twice (including the game winning run) with 4 RBI’s as Homestead defeats HIlldale in a tight ball game. Hilldale jumped all over the starter Byrd in the first for six runs. But Homestead came back with four int he bottom of the second and 3 in the bottom of the eighth. Josh Gibson’s sac fly in the tenth wins it .
New York 5 at Chicago 4 Fats Jenkins had 3 RBIs on a single, double, and home run as New YOrk defeats Chicago. Teammate Chino Smith also had a home run and two rbi’s for NY. Chicago got two rbi’s from Pete Hill as he went 2/4.
St.Louis at KC Monarchs