Houston Colt .45s 9, Milwaukee Braves 1
Regular Season Game 23
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, May 6, 1962 (D) at County Stadium

HOU N    2  0  1    0  1  0    1  3  1  -   9 12  0
MIL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     5   1   1   1       1   0       2   2
Spangler cf                   6   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Mejias rf                     5   2   2   5       0   0       1   0
Larker lf                     5   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
  Pendleton lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Browne 1b                     5   3   3   1       0   0       6   0
Aspromonte 3b                 2   0   1   0       3   1       1   1
Ranew c                       5   0   0   0       0   2      11   1
Amalfitano 2b                 3   1   2   1       2   0       1   1
Farrell p                     4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       40   9  12   9       6   5      27   5

BATTING - 
2B: Browne (2,off Cloninger).
HR: Mejias 2 (7,1st inning off Willey 1 on 1 out,8th inning off Butler 2 on
2 out); Larker (3,3rd inning off Willey 0 on 1 out); Browne (1,7th inning
off Butler 0 on 1 out).
SH: Farrell (1,off Willey).
Team LOB: 11.

Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
T. Aaron lf                   4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Jones rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
H. Aaron cf                   3   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Mathews 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Menke 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Adcock 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       8   1
Bolling 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Torre c                       3   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Samuel ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Willey p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Piche p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spahn ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Butler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bedell ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cloninger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       2  11      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Bolling (2), Samuel (1).

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (3,off Farrell); Menke (1,off Farrell).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell W(2-2)                9     4   1   1   2  11   0  33


Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Willey L(0-2)                 4.2   9   4   3   2   0   2  26
Piche                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Butler                        3     2   4   1   1   3   2  13
Cloninger                     1     1   1   1   3   2   0   7
Totals                        9    12   9   5   6   5   4  47

WP: Willey (1).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Al Forman, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Jackowski
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 12635


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Milwaukee Braves         
1. Lillis              ss        T. Aaron            lf
2. Spangler            cf        Jones               rf
3. Mejias              rf        H. Aaron            cf
4. Larker              lf        Mathews             3b
5. Browne              1b        Adcock              1b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Bolling             2b
7. Ranew               c         Torre               c
8. Amalfitano          2b        Samuel              ss
9. Farrell             p         Willey              p

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis flied out to center; Spangler singled to
right; Willey threw a wild pitch [Spangler to second]; Mejias
homered [Spangler scored]; Larker grounded out (second to
first); Browne singled to center; Aspromonte walked [Browne to
second]; Ranew popped to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt
.45s 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: T. Aaron singled to left; Jones grounded out
(catcher to first) [T. Aaron to second]; H. Aaron doubled to
center [T. Aaron scored]; Mathews struck out; Adcock flied out
to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Braves 1.

COLT .45S 2ND: MENKE REPLACED MATHEWS (PLAYING 3B); Amalfitano
singled to center; Farrell out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Amalfitano to second]; Lillis flied out to center;
Spangler grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Bolling grounded out (third to first); Torre struck
out; Samuel popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
2, Braves 1.

COLT .45S 3RD: Mejias flied out to left; Larker homered; Browne
grounded out (pitcher to first); Aspromonte singled to center;
Ranew flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 3,
Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Willey struck out; T. Aaron struck out; Jones popped
to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
3, Braves 1.

COLT .45S 4TH: Amalfitano grounded out (shortstop to first);
Farrell singled to center; Lillis singled to left [Farrell to
second]; Spangler flied out to left; Mejias popped to shortstop;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron walked; Menke doubled to left [H. Aaron to
third]; Adcock popped to shortstop; Bolling flied out to left;
Torre struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 3, Braves 1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Larker flied out to right; Browne reached on an
error by Bolling; Aspromonte walked [Browne to second]; Ranew
flied out to right; Amalfitano singled to left [Browne scored
(unearned), Aspromonte to second]; PICHE REPLACED WILLEY
(PITCHING); Farrell forced Amalfitano (shortstop to second); 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Samuel struck out; SPAHN BATTED FOR PICHE; Spahn
struck out; T. Aaron struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 4, Braves 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: BUTLER REPLACED SPAHN (PITCHING); Lillis grounded
out (shortstop to first); Spangler grounded out (third to
first); Mejias popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Jones struck out; H. Aaron flied out to left; Menke
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 4,
Braves 1.

COLT .45S 7TH: Larker grounded out (pitcher to first); Browne
homered; Aspromonte was called out on strikes; Ranew was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Adcock grounded out (shortstop to first); Bolling
grounded out (second to first); Torre popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Braves 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: Amalfitano walked; Farrell struck out; Lillis
reached on an error by Samuel [Amalfitano to second]; Spangler
flied out to right; Mejias homered (unearned) [Amalfitano scored
(unearned), Lillis scored (unearned)]; Larker grounded out
(first unassisted); 3 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 8,
Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: PENDLETON REPLACED LARKER (PLAYING LF); Samuel flied
out to center; BEDELL BATTED FOR BUTLER; Bedell popped to third
in foul territory; T. Aaron grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Braves 1.

COLT .45S 9TH: CLONINGER REPLACED BEDELL (PITCHING); Browne
doubled to left; Aspromonte walked; Ranew struck out; Amalfitano
walked [Browne to third, Aspromonte to second]; Farrell struck
out; Lillis walked [Browne scored, Aspromonte to third,
Amalfitano to second]; Spangler flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 9, Braves 1.

BRAVES 9TH: Jones singled to right; H. Aaron flied out to left;
Menke was called out on strikes; Adcock walked [Jones to
second]; Bolling flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt
.45s 9, Braves 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        9  12   0   11
 Braves           1   4   2    5


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