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Negro Leagues Game of the Day on This Date in 1928 (May 1st)

May 1, 2020 by · Leave a Comment 

Tuesday, May 1st – The Kansas City Monarchs continue their series with the Memphis Red Sox at Lewis Park. Memphis won the opening game 6-3, and teams then split a double header on Sunday.

Here are the starting lineups:

Kansas City Monarchs:
1. Eddie Dwight, CF
2. Dink Mothell, LF
3. Newt Allen, SS
4. George Giles, 1B
5. Bullet Rogan, 2B
6. New Joseph, 3B
7. Frank Duncan, C
8. Leroy Taylor, RF
9. William Bell, P

Memphis Red Sox
1. Kid Lowe, 3B
2. J.C. McHaskell, 1B
3. Pinky Ward, CF
4. Earl Gurley, RF
5. Dan Thomas, 2B
6. Saul Davis, SS
7. Wesley Hicks, LF
8. Eppie Hamilton, C
9. Julian Bell, P

In a battle of Bell vs. Bell on the mound, the Kansas City Monarchs even the series at two games apiece with an 8-3 victory over the Red Sox.

The Monarchs scores all their runs off of Julian Bell, knocking him out in the 6th inning. Carl Glass relieved and pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings. Bullet Rogan was the hitting star, going 3 for 5 with 2 RBI.

Other NNL Scores:
Detroit Stars – 14, Cleveland Tigers -9 (Game #1 Luna Park)
Detroit Stars – 7, Cleveland Tigers – 4 (Game #2 Luna Park)
St. Louis Stars – 5, Birmingham Black Barons – 0 (Game #1 Stars Park)
St. Louis Stars – 8, Birmingham Black Barons – 5 (Game #2 Stars Park)

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