Houston Colt .45s 7, Milwaukee Braves 4
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Friday, May 4, 1962 (N) at County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  2    0  2  0    2  0  1  -   7 10  1
MIL N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  2
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     5   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
Amalfitano 2b                 4   2   1   0       1   1       1   3
Mejias rf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Pendleton cf                  4   2   2   2       0   0       4   0
Smith c                       4   1   2   3       1   0      12   2
Weekly lf                     1   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Larker ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Spangler lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gernert 1b                    3   0   1   1       1   0       8   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Woodeshick p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruce p                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Farrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  10   7       5   1      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Aspromonte-Amalfitano-Gernert.
E: Lillis (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Smith (3,5th inning off Hendley 1 on 2 out); Pendleton (4,9th inning off
Butler 0 on 1 out).
SF: Pendleton (1,off Hendley).
Team LOB: 8.

Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
T. Aaron lf                   5   1   1   0       0   3       2   0
Jones rf                      3   1   0   0       1   2       3   1
H. Aaron cf                   4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Mathews 3b                    3   1   2   2       1   0       2   1
Adcock 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Bolling 2b                    3   0   1   1       0   2       3   3
Crandall c                    3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Samuel ss                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
  Bedell ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hendley p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Nottebart p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Klimchock ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Butler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Menke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   4       3  12      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Mathews (3), Bolling (1).

BATTING - 
2B: T. Aaron (2,off Woodeshick); Mathews 2 (4,off Woodeshick,off Bruce).
SF: Bolling (1,off Woodeshick).
GDP: Adcock (4,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Woodeshick                    0.2   3   4   4   2   0   0   7
Bruce W(1-0)                  7.1   4   0   0   1  10   0  27
Farrell SV(2)                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   4   3  12   0  37

Bruce faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hendley L(2-2)                6.1   6   6   2   5   1   1  31
Nottebart                     0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
Butler                        2     2   1   1   0   0   1   8
Totals                        9    10   7   3   5   1   2  42

WP: Hendley (1).

Umpires: HP - Al Forman, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 7811


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Milwaukee Braves         
1. Lillis              ss        T. Aaron            lf
2. Amalfitano          2b        Jones               rf
3. Mejias              rf        H. Aaron            cf
4. Pendleton           cf        Mathews             3b
5. Smith               c         Adcock              1b
6. Weekly              lf        Bolling             2b
7. Gernert             1b        Crandall            c
8. Aspromonte          3b        Samuel              ss
9. Woodeshick          p         Hendley             p

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis grounded out (second to first); Amalfitano
flied out to center; Mejias singled; Pendleton popped to third;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: T. Aaron doubled; Jones walked; H. Aaron singled [T.
Aaron scored, Jones to second]; Mathews doubled [Jones scored,
H. Aaron scored]; Adcock grounded out (second to first) [Mathews
to third]; Bolling hit a sacrifice fly to center [Mathews
scored]; Crandall walked; BRUCE REPLACED WOODESHICK (PITCHING);
Samuel struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Braves 4.

COLT .45S 2ND: Smith walked; Weekly walked [Smith to second];
Gernert flied out to right; Aspromonte lined to left; Bruce
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s
0, Braves 4.

BRAVES 2ND: Hendley flied out to center; T. Aaron grounded out
(third to first); Jones grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Braves 4.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis reached on an error by Mathews; Amalfitano
singled [Lillis to third]; Mejias flied out to center; Pendleton
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Lillis scored (unearned),
Amalfitano to second (on throw)]; Smith singled [Amalfitano
scored (unearned)]; Hendley threw a wild pitch [Smith to
second]; Weekly walked; Gernert forced Weekly (shortstop to
second); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 3RD: H. Aaron flied out to center; Mathews walked; Adcock
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Mathews
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 4.

COLT .45S 4TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first);
Bruce flied out to right; Lillis flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 4.

BRAVES 4TH: Bolling was called out on strikes; Crandall reached
on an error by Lillis; Samuel was called out on strikes; Hendley
singled [Crandall to second]; T. Aaron struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 4.

COLT .45S 5TH: Amalfitano struck out; Mejias popped to second;
Pendleton singled; Smith homered [Pendleton scored]; Weekly
lined to third; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Braves 4.

BRAVES 5TH: Jones struck out; H. Aaron struck out; Mathews
doubled; Adcock grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Braves 4.

COLT .45S 6TH: Gernert walked; Aspromonte forced Gernert
(shortstop to second); Bruce popped to catcher in foul
territory; Lillis grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Bolling struck out; Crandall grounded out (third to
first); Samuel flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 4, Braves 4.

COLT .45S 7TH: Amalfitano walked; Mejias singled [Amalfitano to
third (error by Bolling)]; Pendleton flied out to left;
NOTTEBART REPLACED HENDLEY (PITCHING); Smith lined to shortstop;
LARKER BATTED FOR WEEKLY; Larker singled [Amalfitano scored
(unearned), Mejias to third]; Gernert singled to right [Mejias
scored (unearned), Larker out at home (right to second to
catcher)]; 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: SPANGLER REPLACED LARKER (PLAYING LF); KLIMCHOCK
BATTED FOR NOTTEBART; Klimchock flied out to center; T. Aaron
was called out on strikes; Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Braves 4.

COLT .45S 8TH: BUTLER REPLACED KLIMCHOCK (PITCHING); Aspromonte
flied out to right; Bruce singled; Lillis popped to catcher in
foul territory; Amalfitano grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: H. Aaron grounded out (catcher to first); Mathews
flied out to left; Adcock struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 6, Braves 4.

COLT .45S 9TH: Mejias grounded out (third to first); Pendleton
homered; Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); Spangler
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 7, Braves 4.

BRAVES 9TH: Bolling singled; Crandall singled [Bolling to
second]; FARRELL REPLACED BRUCE (PITCHING); BEDELL BATTED FOR
SAMUEL; Bedell grounded out (catcher to first) [Bolling to
third, Crandall to second]; MENKE BATTED FOR BUTLER; Menke
struck out; T. Aaron struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt
.45s 7, Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        7  10   1    8
 Braves           4   7   2    6


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