Houston Colt .45s 10, Pittsburgh Pirates 6
Regular Season Game 50
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, June 3, 1962 (D) at Forbes Field

HOU N    0  3  1    0  0  1    1  4  0  -  10 17  2
PIT N    0  4  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   6 11  1
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     5   1   4   3       0   0       2   2
Amalfitano 2b                 5   1   0   0       0   0       3   1
Mejias rf                     5   2   4   2       0   0       2   1
Larker 1b                     5   0   1   0       0   1      10   1
Warwick cf                    5   1   3   2       0   0       1   0
Pendleton lf                  3   1   1   1       2   0       0   0
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Smith c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
  Spangler pr,lf              1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Buddin 3b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Goodman ph,3b               3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Giusti p                      2   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
  Tiefenauer p                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Browne ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Golden pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ranew c                     1   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Totals                       42  10  17  10       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mejias-Smith.
E: Goodman 2 (5).
PB: Smith (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Pendleton (7,off Haddix); Warwick (6,off Haddix).
3B: Lillis (1,off Sturdivant).
HR: Mejias (13,7th inning off Sturdivant 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Amalfitano (4,off Haddix); Buddin (3,off Sturdivant).
IBB: Pendleton (1,by Sturdivant).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mejias (6,2nd base off Sturdivant/Burgess).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Virdon cf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Groat ss                      5   0   2   0       0   0       4   3
Skinner lf                    4   0   2   0       1   1       0   0
Stuart 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
  Clendenon pr,1b             1   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
Clemente rf                   5   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Burgess c                     4   2   2   1       1   1       5   0
Hoak 3b                       2   1   0   0       2   0       3   4
Mazeroski 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Haddix p                      1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Sturdivant p                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Olivo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamabe p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Schofield ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Face p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   6  11   5       4   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Groat-Mazeroski-Stuart, Hoak-Mazeroski-Stuart, Hoak-Stuart-Burgess.
E: Hoak (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Burgess (4,off Giusti); Skinner (8,off Giusti).
3B: Clemente (3,off Tiefenauer).
HR: Haddix (1,2nd inning off Giusti 2 on 2 out); Burgess (3,4th inning off
Giusti 0 on 0 out).
SH: Sturdivant (1,off Tiefenauer).
IBB: Burgess (3,by Tiefenauer).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti                        4     6   5   5   3   1   2  21
Tiefenauer W(2-4)             3     3   1   1   1   1   0  12
McMahon SV(1)                 2     2   0   0   0   4   0   9
Totals                        9    11   6   6   4   6   2  42

Giusti faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Giusti (7).
IBB: Tiefenauer (2,Burgess).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Haddix                        2     8   4   3   0   1   0  14
Sturdivant L(3-3)             5     5   4   4   3   1   1  21
Olivo                         0     2   2   2   0   0   0   2
Lamabe                        1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Face                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    17  10   9   3   3   1  45

Haddix faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning
Sturdivant faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
Olivo faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
IBB: Sturdivant (3,Pendleton).

Umpires: HP - Al Forman, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 3:07   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Lillis              ss        Virdon              cf
2. Amalfitano          2b        Groat               ss
3. Mejias              rf        Skinner             lf
4. Larker              1b        Stuart              1b
5. Warwick             cf        Clemente            rf
6. Pendleton           lf        Burgess             c
7. Smith               c         Hoak                3b
8. Buddin              3b        Mazeroski           2b
9. Giusti              p         Haddix              p

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis singled; Amalfitano flied out to right;
Mejias popped to shortstop; Larker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Virdon grounded out (shortstop to first); Groat
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Skinner struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Pirates 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Warwick singled; Pendleton doubled [Warwick
scored]; Smith reached on an error by Hoak [Pendleton to third,
Smith to first]; Buddin popped to third; Giusti singled
[Pendleton scored (unearned), Smith to second]; Lillis singled
[Smith scored, Giusti to second]; Amalfitano grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Lillis out at
second]; 3 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stuart popped to shortstop; Clemente singled;
Burgess doubled [Clemente to third]; Giusti threw a wild pitch
[Clemente scored, Burgess to third]; Hoak walked; Mazeroski
flied out to right; Haddix homered [Burgess scored, Hoak
scored]; Virdon lined to second; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 3, Pirates 4.

COLT .45S 3RD: Mejias singled; Larker singled [Mejias to
second]; Warwick doubled [Mejias scored, Larker to third];
STURDIVANT REPLACED HADDIX (PITCHING); Pendleton was walked
intentionally; Smith popped to shortstop; Buddin grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Pendleton out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 3RD: Groat grounded out (pitcher to first); Skinner
doubled; Stuart grounded out (pitcher to first); Clemente
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 4, Pirates 4.

COLT .45S 4TH: Giusti grounded out (third to first); Lillis
popped to shortstop; Amalfitano grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Burgess homered; Hoak walked; Mazeroski grounded
out (third to first) [Hoak to second]; Sturdivant lined to
shortstop; Virdon grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Pirates 5.

COLT .45S 5TH: Mejias singled; Mejias stole second; Larker lined
to center; Warwick flied out to right; Pendleton walked; Smith
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s
4, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: Groat singled; Skinner walked [Groat to second];
TIEFENAUER REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Stuart struck out;
Clemente grounded out (pitcher to first) [Groat to third,
Skinner to second]; Burgess was walked intentionally; Hoak lined
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Pirates 5.

COLT .45S 6TH: GOODMAN BATTED FOR BUDDIN; Goodman struck out;
Tiefenauer walked; Lillis tripled [Tiefenauer scored];
Amalfitano hit into a double play (third to first) [Lillis out
at home (first to catcher)]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Pirates 5.

PIRATES 6TH: GOODMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Mazeroski
singled; Sturdivant out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Mazeroski to second]; Smith allowed a passed ball [Mazeroski to
third]; Virdon popped to first in foul territory; Groat popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Pirates 5.

COLT .45S 7TH: Mejias homered; Larker popped to catcher in foul
territory; Warwick flied out to center; Pendleton grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 6,
Pirates 5.

PIRATES 7TH: Skinner lined to first; Stuart singled; CLENDENON
RAN FOR STUART; Clemente tripled [Clendenon scored]; Burgess hit
into a double play (right to catcher) [Clemente out at home]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Pirates 6.

COLT .45S 8TH: CLENDENON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Smith
singled; SPANGLER RAN FOR SMITH; Goodman singled [Spangler to
second]; BROWNE BATTED FOR TIEFENAUER; OLIVO REPLACED STURDIVANT
(PITCHING); Browne singled [Spangler scored, Goodman to second];
GOLDEN RAN FOR BROWNE; Lillis singled [Goodman scored, Golden to
second]; LAMABE REPLACED OLIVO (PITCHING); Amalfitano forced
Golden (pitcher to third) [Lillis to second]; Mejias singled
[Lillis scored, Amalfitano to second]; Larker forced Mejias
(shortstop to second) [Amalfitano to third]; Warwick singled
[Amalfitano scored, Larker to second]; Pendleton popped to
shortstop; 4 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 10, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 8TH: RANEW REPLACED GOLDEN (PLAYING C ); SPANGLER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MCMAHON REPLACED PENDLETON (PITCHING);
Hoak reached on an error by Goodman [Hoak to second (error by
Goodman)]; Mazeroski struck out; SCHOFIELD BATTED FOR LAMABE;
Schofield grounded out (first to pitcher) [Hoak to third];
Virdon popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 10,
Pirates 6.

COLT .45S 9TH: FACE REPLACED SCHOFIELD (PITCHING); Spangler
grounded out (second to first); Goodman popped to third; Ranew
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 10, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 9TH: Groat singled; Skinner singled [Groat to second];
Clendenon was called out on strikes; Clemente struck out;
Burgess struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 10, Pirates
6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s       10  17   2    8
 Pirates          6  11   1    9


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