Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Colt .45s 0
Regular Season Game 41
Played on Thursday, May 24, 1962 (N) at Colt Stadium

CIN N    1  0  0    0  1  1    2  0  0  -   5 14  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cardenas ss                   5   1   2   2       0   2       3   7
Zimmer 3b                     5   0   3   0       0   0       0   1
Pinson cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Coleman 1b                    5   1   1   0       0   0      12   1
Post lf                       2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Lynch ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Keough lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Edwards c                     5   0   1   1       0   1       6   1
Robinson rf                   4   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Blasingame 2b                 4   1   4   1       0   0       2   6
Jay p                         3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       40   5  14   5       1   9      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Cardenas-Blasingame-Coleman, Cardenas-Blasingame-Coleman, Blasingame-Cardenas-Coleman.

BATTING - 
2B: Zimmer (3,off Witt); Blasingame (3,off Witt).
3B: Blasingame (2,off Giusti).
HR: Cardenas (3,1st inning off Witt 0 on 0 out).
SH: Jay (2,off Witt).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler lf                   2   0   2   0       2   0       0   0
Goodman 2b                    2   0   1   0       2   0       2   4
Mejias rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Larker 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Warwick cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ranew c                       4   0   2   0       0   1       9   1
Smith 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Buddin ss                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Pendleton ph,ss             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Witt p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Giusti p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Browne ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tiefenauer p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   6   0       4   5      27   9

BATTING - 
3B: Ranew (5,off Jay).
GDP: Mejias (3,off Jay); Smith (6,off Jay); Larker (3,off Jay).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Spangler (3,2nd base by Jay/Edwards).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jay W(6-4)                    9     6   0   0   4   5   0  33


Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Witt L(0-2)                   4.1   6   2   2   1   4   1  20
Giusti                        2.1   6   3   3   0   3   0  13
Anderson                      1.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   6
Tiefenauer                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    14   5   5   1   9   1  42

WP: Giusti (6).

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Dusty Boggess, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Vinnie Smith
Ejections: CIN Manager Fred Hutchinson by Mel Steiner [Balls and
strikes]; CIN Coach Pete Whisenant by Mel Steiner [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 8570


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Colt .45s        
1. Cardenas            ss        Spangler            lf
2. Zimmer              3b        Goodman             2b
3. Pinson              cf        Mejias              rf
4. Coleman             1b        Larker              1b
5. Post                lf        Warwick             cf
6. Edwards             c         Ranew               c
7. Robinson            rf        Smith               3b
8. Blasingame          2b        Buddin              ss
9. Jay                 p         Witt                p

REDS 1ST: Cardenas homered; Zimmer doubled; Pinson grounded out
(pitcher to first); Coleman grounded out (first unassisted)
[Zimmer to third]; Post walked; Edwards grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler walked; Goodman walked [Spangler to
second]; Reds Manager Fred Hutchinson and Coach Pete
Whisenant ejected by HP umpire Mel Steiner after the first eight
pitches by Joey Jay were called balls; Mejias grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Spangler to third,
Goodman out at second]; Larker grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 0.

REDS 2ND: Robinson popped to shortstop; Blasingame singled; Jay
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Blasingame to second]; Cardenas
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Warwick grounded out (shortstop to first); Ranew
singled; Smith grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Ranew out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Colt .45s 0.

REDS 3RD: Zimmer lined to right; Pinson was called out on
strikes; Coleman grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Buddin popped to catcher in foul territory; Witt
struck out; Spangler singled; Spangler was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Colt .45s 0.

REDS 4TH: Post struck out; Edwards grounded out (second to
first); Robinson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt
.45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Goodman walked; Mejias flied out to center;
Larker flied out to left; Warwick grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 0.

REDS 5TH: Blasingame doubled; Jay out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Blasingame to third]; Cardenas singled [Blasingame
scored]; Zimmer singled [Cardenas to second]; GIUSTI REPLACED
WITT (PITCHING); Giusti threw a wild pitch [Cardenas to third,
Zimmer to second]; Pinson grounded out (second to first);
Coleman grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Ranew flied out to left; Smith singled; Buddin
popped to first; Giusti grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Colt .45s 0.

REDS 6TH: Post popped to first in foul territory; Edwards struck
out; Robinson singled; Blasingame tripled [Robinson scored]; Jay
was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Colt
.45s 0.

COLT .45S 6TH: Spangler walked; Goodman singled [Spangler to
second]; Mejias struck out; Larker grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Goodman out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Colt .45s 0.

REDS 7TH: Cardenas struck out; Zimmer popped to shortstop;
Pinson singled; Coleman singled [Pinson to third]; LYNCH BATTED
FOR POST; Lynch singled [Pinson scored, Coleman to second];
Edwards singled [Coleman scored, Lynch to second]; ANDERSON
REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Robinson struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 5, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 7TH: KEOUGH REPLACED LYNCH (PLAYING LF); Warwick
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ranew tripled; Smith struck
out; PENDLETON BATTED FOR BUDDIN; Pendleton grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Colt .45s 0.

REDS 8TH: PENDLETON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Blasingame
singled; Jay forced Blasingame (shortstop to second); Cardenas
popped to first in foul territory; Zimmer singled [Jay to
second]; Pinson grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 5, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 8TH: BROWNE BATTED FOR ANDERSON; Browne grounded out
(first to second to pitcher); Spangler singled; Goodman grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Spangler to second]; Mejias grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Colt
.45s 0.

REDS 9TH: TIEFENAUER REPLACED BROWNE (PITCHING); Coleman flied
out to center; Keough struck out; Edwards grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 9TH: Larker struck out; Warwick popped to shortstop;
Ranew struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Colt .45s 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5  14   0   10
 Colt .45s        0   6   0    6


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