Houston Colt .45s 2, Chicago Cubs 0
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Thursday, April 12, 1962 (D) at Colt Stadium

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  x  -   2  4  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock cf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  McKnight ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gerard p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hubbs 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   3       2   1
Williams lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Banks 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Altman rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Santo 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Rodgers ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Thacker c                     2   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
  White ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murphy cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Curtis p                      1   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
  Barragan ph,c               1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       30   0   3   0       2   9      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thacker-Hubbs, Hubbs-Rodgers-Banks.
E: Santo (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hubbs (1,off Stone).
GDP: Banks (1,off Stone).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
Amalfitano 2b                 2   0   0   0       2   1       2   3
Gernert 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   2      10   1
Mejias rf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Smith c                       3   0   1   1       0   0      10   0
Pendleton lf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Heist cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Spangler cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Buddin ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Stone p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Totals                       26   2   4   1       4   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Aspromonte-Amalfitano-Gernert.
E: Buddin (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Pendleton (1,off Curtis).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Aspromonte (2,2nd base off Gerard/Barragan).
CS: Aspromonte (1,2nd base by Curtis/Thacker).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Curtis L(0-1)                 7     3   1   1   3   3   0  25
Gerard                        0.2   1   1   1   1   1   0   4
Anderson                      0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8     4   2   2   4   5   0  30

WP: Gerard (1), Anderson (1).

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone W(1-0)                  9     3   0   0   2   9   0  32


Umpires: HP - Vinnie Smith, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Dusty Boggess, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:02   Attendance: 7838


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Colt .45s        
1. Brock               cf        Aspromonte          3b
2. Hubbs               2b        Amalfitano          2b
3. Williams            lf        Gernert             1b
4. Banks               1b        Mejias              rf
5. Altman              rf        Smith               c
6. Santo               3b        Pendleton           lf
7. Rodgers             ss        Heist               cf
8. Thacker             c         Buddin              ss
9. Curtis              p         Stone               p

CUBS 1ST: Brock struck out; Hubbs doubled to center; Williams
walked; Banks grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Williams out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Aspromonte walked; Amalfitano struck out; Gernert
struck out while Aspromonte was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 2ND: Altman was called out on strikes; Santo singled to
center; Rodgers was called out on strikes; Thacker flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Mejias singled to left; Smith lined to left;
Pendleton popped to second; Heist forced Mejias (shortstop
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 3RD: Curtis singled to right; Brock struck out; Hubbs
struck out; Williams grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Buddin popped to third; Stone grounded out
(pitcher to first); Aspromonte lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 4TH: Banks flied out to center; Altman grounded out (first
unassisted); Santo popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Amalfitano walked; On a bunt Gernert singled to
pitcher [Amalfitano to second]; Mejias forced Amalfitano (third
unassisted) [Gernert to third (error by Santo), Mejias to
first]; Smith singled to left [Gernert scored, Mejias to
second]; Pendleton grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Smith out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Colt .45s 1.

CUBS 5TH: Rodgers flied out to right; Thacker was called out on
strikes; Curtis walked; Brock grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Heist popped to first in foul territory; Buddin
grounded out (third to first); Stone was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 1.

CUBS 6TH: Hubbs struck out; Williams grounded out (second to
first); Banks flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first);
Amalfitano grounded out (shortstop to first); Gernert walked;
Mejias popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s
1.

CUBS 7TH: Altman grounded out (pitcher to first); Santo struck
out; Rodgers grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 7TH: Smith grounded out (third to first); Pendleton
flied to left in foul territory; Heist grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 1.

CUBS 8TH: SPANGLER REPLACED HEIST (PLAYING CF); WHITE BATTED FOR
THACKER; White grounded out (third to first); BARRAGAN BATTED
FOR CURTIS; Barragan popped to second; MCKNIGHT BATTED FOR
BROCK; McKnight reached on an error by Buddin; Hubbs struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: GERARD REPLACED MCKNIGHT (PITCHING); BARRAGAN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MURPHY REPLACED WHITE (PLAYING CF);
Buddin flied out to right; Stone was called out on strikes;
Aspromonte singled to center; Aspromonte stole second;
Amalfitano walked; Gerard threw a wild pitch [Aspromonte to
third, Amalfitano to second]; ANDERSON REPLACED GERARD
(PITCHING); Anderson threw a wild pitch [Amalfitano to third,
Aspromonte scored]; Gernert was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

CUBS 9TH: Williams grounded out (first to pitcher); Banks
grounded out (shortstop to first); Altman grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             0   3   1    5
 Colt .45s        2   4   1    4


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