Houston Colt .45s 7, Milwaukee Braves 1
Regular Season Game 52
Played on Tuesday, June 5, 1962 (N) at Colt Stadium

MIL N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  1
HOU N    2  2  2    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   7 13  0
Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bedell lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
McMillan ss                   4   1   1   0       0   1       3   3
Mathews 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
H. Aaron cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Jones rf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Crandall 1b                   4   0   2   0       0   1       8   0
Torre c                       3   0   0   0       0   2       4   1
Menke 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
  Nottebart p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Piche p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cloninger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Curtis p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Samuel ph,2b                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   7   1       1  10      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Menke-McMillan-Crandall, Menke-McMillan-Crandall.
E: Jones (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Mathews (8,off Bruce).
GDP: Crandall (10,off Bruce); McMillan (6,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler lf                   3   1   2   2       2   0       0   0
Amalfitano 2b                 4   0   1   1       1   1       4   3
Mejias rf                     3   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Larker 1b                     3   0   2   1       0   0       9   0
Warwick cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Ranew c                       3   2   1   0       1   1      11   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Lillis ss                     4   1   2   1       0   0       1   5
Bruce p                       3   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
Totals                       31   7  13   6       6   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Lillis-Amalfitano-Larker, Aspromonte-Amalfitano-Larker.

BATTING - 
2B: Larker (6,off Piche); Ranew (3,off Curtis).
HR: Spangler (2,1st inning off Piche 0 on 0 out).
SF: Mejias (3,off Curtis).
HBP: Larker (3,by Curtis).
GDP: Ranew (1,off Piche); Bruce (1,off Curtis).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Spangler (4,2nd base by Curtis/Torre).

PITCHING
Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Piche L(3-1)                  1.1   4   4   4   2   1   1   9
Cloninger                     0     0   0   0   2   0   0   2
Curtis                        5.2   9   3   3   2   2   0  25
Nottebart                     1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    13   7   7   6   4   1  39

WP: Piche (1), Cloninger (3).
HBP: Curtis (1,Larker).

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce W(3-1)                  9     7   1   1   1  10   0  33

BK: Bruce (1).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 11593


Starting Lineups:

   Milwaukee Braves              Houston Colt .45s        
1. Bedell              lf        Spangler            lf
2. McMillan            ss        Amalfitano          2b
3. Mathews             3b        Mejias              rf
4. H. Aaron            cf        Larker              1b
5. Jones               rf        Warwick             cf
6. Crandall            1b        Ranew               c
7. Torre               c         Aspromonte          3b
8. Menke               2b        Lillis              ss
9. Piche               p         Bruce               p

BRAVES 1ST: Bedell flied out to right; McMillan struck out;
Mathews grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler homered; Amalfitano was called out on
strikes; Mejias walked; Larker doubled to right [Mejias scored];
Warwick singled to left [Larker to third]; Ranew grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Warwick out at
second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 2.

BRAVES 2ND: H. Aaron grounded out (shortstop to first); Jones
walked; Crandall singled [Jones to second]; Torre forced
Crandall (pitcher to second); Menke forced Torre (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 2ND: Aspromonte popped to second; Lillis singled to
left; Piche threw a wild pitch [Lillis to second]; Bruce walked;
CLONINGER REPLACED PICHE (PITCHING); Cloninger threw a wild
pitch [Lillis to third, Bruce to second]; Spangler walked;
Amalfitano walked [Lillis scored, Bruce to third, Spangler to
second]; CURTIS REPLACED CLONINGER (PITCHING); Mejias hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Bruce scored, Spangler to third];
Larker grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 0, Colt .45s 4.

BRAVES 3RD: Curtis was called out on strikes; Bedell was called
out on strikes; McMillan singled; Bruce balked [McMillan to
second]; Mathews doubled to right [McMillan scored]; H. Aaron
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
1, Colt .45s 4.

COLT .45S 3RD: Warwick singled to left; Ranew doubled to right
[Warwick scored (error by Jones) (no RBI)]; Aspromonte struck
out; Lillis singled to right [Ranew scored]; Bruce grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Lillis out at
second]; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 6.

BRAVES 4TH: Jones singled to center; Crandall grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Jones out at
second]; Torre struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt
.45s 6.

COLT .45S 4TH: Spangler walked; Spangler was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Amalfitano singled to left;
Mejias singled to center [Amalfitano to second]; Larker singled
to center [Amalfitano out at home (center to shortstop to
third), Mejias to second]; Warwick grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 6.

BRAVES 5TH: Menke grounded out (pitcher to first); Curtis was
called out on strikes; Bedell popped to third in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 6.

COLT .45S 5TH: Ranew walked; Aspromonte flied out to center;
Lillis flied out to left; Bruce singled to center [Ranew to
third]; Spangler singled to center [Ranew scored, Bruce out at
third (center to third)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt
.45s 7.

BRAVES 6TH: McMillan popped to catcher in foul territory;
Mathews grounded out (pitcher to first); H. Aaron was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 7.

COLT .45S 6TH: Amalfitano grounded out (pitcher to first);
Mejias grounded out (pitcher to pitcher to first); Larker was
hit by a pitch; Warwick flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 1, Colt .45s 7.

BRAVES 7TH: Jones grounded out (first unassisted); Crandall
singled to left; Torre struck out; Menke struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 7.

COLT .45S 7TH: Ranew struck out; Aspromonte singled to right;
Lillis flied out to right; Bruce grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 7.

BRAVES 8TH: SAMUEL BATTED FOR CURTIS; Samuel singled to left;
Bedell forced Samuel (second to shortstop); McMillan grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Bedell out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 7.

COLT .45S 8TH: SAMUEL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); NOTTEBART
REPLACED MENKE (PITCHING); Spangler popped to third in foul
territory; Amalfitano popped to first in foul territory; Mejias
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 7.

BRAVES 9TH: Mathews singled to right; H. Aaron grounded out
(third to first) [Mathews to second]; Jones struck out; Crandall
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           1   7   1    5
 Colt .45s        7  13   0    8


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