Milwaukee Braves 3, Houston Colt .45s 2
Regular Season Game 22
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, May 6, 1962 (D) at County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
MIL N    1  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  9  0
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     4   1   3   0       0   0       3   5
Amalfitano 2b                 4   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
Mejias rf                     4   1   3   2       0   0       2   0
Pendleton cf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Smith c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Gernert 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1      11   0
Weekly lf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
Golden p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Browne ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       3   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Lillis-Gernert, Lillis-Amalfitano-Gernert, Amalfitano-Lillis-Gernert.
E: Aspromonte (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Mejias (5,3rd inning off Spahn 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Aspromonte (3,off Spahn).
Team LOB: 7.

Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bedell lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Jones rf                      4   1   4   0       0   0       0   0
H. Aaron cf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Mathews 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   5
Adcock 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   0      11   0
Menke 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   2
Crandall c                    3   2   2   1       0   0       5   0
McMillan ss                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
Spahn p                       3   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   3   9   3       1   1      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mathews-Menke-Adcock.

BATTING - 
3B: Jones (2,off Golden).
HR: Crandall (2,4th inning off Golden 0 on 2 out).
SH: McMillan (2,off Golden).
GDP: Bedell (1,off Golden); H. Aaron (1,off Golden); Adcock (5,off Golden).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jones (3,2nd base off Golden/Smith).

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Golden L(1-1)                 8     9   3   3   1   1   1  32

WP: Golden (1).

Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Spahn W(3-3)                  9     8   2   2   3   4   1  36


Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Al Forman, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:06   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Milwaukee Braves         
1. Lillis              ss        Bedell              lf
2. Amalfitano          2b        Jones               rf
3. Mejias              rf        H. Aaron            cf
4. Pendleton           cf        Mathews             3b
5. Smith               c         Adcock              1b
6. Gernert             1b        Menke               2b
7. Weekly              lf        Crandall            c
8. Aspromonte          3b        McMillan            ss
9. Golden              p         Spahn               p

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

BRAVES 1ST: Bedell popped to catcher in foul territory; Jones
singled to center; H. Aaron walked [Jones to second]; Mathews
struck out; Adcock singled to left [Jones scored, H. Aaron to
second]; Menke flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt
.45s 0, Braves 1.

COLT .45S 2ND: Smith flied out to left; Gernert struck out;
Weekly walked; Aspromonte walked [Weekly to second]; Golden
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Crandall singled to right; McMillan out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Crandall to second]; Golden
threw a wild pitch [Crandall to third]; Spahn singled to center
[Crandall scored]; Bedell grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Spahn out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 0, Braves 2.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis singled to left; Amalfitano flied out to
center; Mejias homered [Lillis scored]; Pendleton grounded out
(shortstop to first); Smith grounded out (third to first); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Jones singled to left; H. Aaron grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Jones out at
second]; Mathews flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 2, Braves 2.

COLT .45S 4TH: Gernert walked; Weekly flied out to left;
Aspromonte grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Gernert out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
2, Braves 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Adcock flied out to center; Menke grounded out
(third to first); Crandall homered; McMillan grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves
3.

COLT .45S 5TH: Golden grounded out (first unassisted); Lillis
singled to left; Lillis was picked off first (pitcher to first);
Amalfitano singled to left; Mejias singled to left [Amalfitano
to second]; Pendleton popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Spahn grounded out (first unassisted); Bedell
grounded out (first unassisted); Jones singled to right; Jones
stole second; H. Aaron grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

COLT .45S 6TH: Smith flied out to center; Gernert popped to
second; Weekly grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Mathews singled to right; Adcock grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Mathews out at
second]; Menke reached on an error by Aspromonte; Crandall flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

COLT .45S 7TH: Aspromonte flied out to left; Golden grounded out
(second to first); Lillis singled to center; Amalfitano singled
to left [Lillis to second]; Mejias forced Amalfitano (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 7TH: McMillan grounded out (third to first); Spahn flied
out to center; Bedell popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

COLT .45S 8TH: Pendleton grounded out (shortstop to first);
Smith grounded out (third to first); Gernert flied out to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Jones tripled to right; H. Aaron lined to shortstop;
Mathews popped to second; Adcock popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

COLT .45S 9TH: Weekly grounded out (third to first); Aspromonte
struck out; BROWNE BATTED FOR GOLDEN; Browne struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        2   8   1    7
 Braves           3   9   0    5


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