Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Houston Colt .45s 3
Regular Season Game 79
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Wednesday, July 4, 1962 (N) at Colt Stadium

PIT N    0  1  1    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   4 11  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   3  7  2
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Virdon cf                     5   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
Groat ss                      5   0   3   1       0   1       2   6
Skinner lf                    2   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Goss lf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Stuart 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2      12   0
Clemente rf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Schofield 3b                  3   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
Leppert c                     4   0   3   1       0   0       8   0
Mazeroski 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Francis p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Face p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   4  11   3       2   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mazeroski-Groat-Stuart.
E: Goss (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Virdon (20,off Golden).
SF: Skinner (2,off Golden).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Leppert (1,2nd base by Golden/Smith); Clemente (3,2nd base by Golden/Smith).

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fazio ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Spangler cf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Mejias rf                     4   1   2   0       0   2       3   0
Pendleton lf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Browne 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   1       2   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Smith c                       3   1   1   0       0   0       7   2
  Larker ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lillis pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Amalfitano 2b                 3   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
  Ranew ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Golden p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Kemmerer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Goodman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   2       2   8      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Fazio (1), Golden (2).
PB: Smith (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Smith (8,off Francis).
GDP: Smith (9,off Face).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Francis W(5-5)                6     4   1   1   2   8   0  24
Face SV(16)                   3     3   2   1   0   0   0  11
Totals                        9     7   3   2   2   8   0  35

Francis faced 2 batters in the 7th inning

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Golden L(5-7)                 6.1  10   4   3   1   4   0  29
Kemmerer                      1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
McMahon                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    11   4   3   2   7   0  39


Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Vinnie Smith, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 20005


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Colt .45s        
1. Virdon              cf        Fazio               ss
2. Groat               ss        Spangler            cf
3. Skinner             lf        Mejias              rf
4. Stuart              1b        Pendleton           lf
5. Clemente            rf        Browne              1b
6. Schofield           3b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Leppert             c         Smith               c
8. Mazeroski           2b        Amalfitano          2b
9. Francis             p         Golden              p

PIRATES 1ST: Virdon flied out to right; Groat singled; Skinner
forced Groat (second to shortstop) [Skinner to second (error by
Fazio)]; Stuart flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Fazio grounded out (shortstop to first); Spangler
flied out to right; Mejias struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Colt .45s 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Clemente singled; Schofield flied out to center;
Leppert reached on an error by Golden [Clemente scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Leppert to second]; Smith allowed a passed
ball [Leppert to third]; Mazeroski flied out to left; Francis
flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Pendleton was called out on strikes; Browne flied
out to right; Aspromonte was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Colt .45s 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Virdon singled; Groat singled [Virdon to third];
Skinner hit a sacrifice fly to center [Virdon scored]; Stuart
struck out; Clemente flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Smith doubled; Amalfitano grounded out (second to
first) [Smith to third]; Golden struck out; Fazio walked;
Spangler singled [Smith scored, Fazio to second]; Mejias struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Schofield walked; Leppert singled [Schofield
scored]; Leppert was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Mazeroski struck out; Francis singled; Virdon grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Colt .45s
1.

COLT .45S 4TH: Pendleton was called out on strikes; Browne
struck out; Aspromonte popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 3, Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Groat grounded out (shortstop to first); Skinner
grounded out (first to pitcher); Stuart popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Smith grounded out (shortstop to first);
Amalfitano struck out; Golden grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Clemente singled; Clemente was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Schofield was called out on strikes;
Leppert singled; Mazeroski popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 3, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: Fazio grounded out (shortstop to first); Spangler
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mejias singled; Pendleton
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Francis struck out; Virdon doubled; Groat singled
[Virdon scored]; KEMMERER REPLACED GOLDEN (PITCHING); Skinner
walked [Groat to second]; Stuart struck out; Clemente forced
Skinner (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4,
Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 7TH: GOSS REPLACED SKINNER (PLAYING LF); Browne
walked; Aspromonte singled [Browne to second]; FACE REPLACED
FRANCIS (PITCHING); Smith grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Browne to third, Aspromonte out at second];
Amalfitano grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Schofield lined to pitcher; Leppert singled;
Mazeroski popped to second; Face forced Leppert (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: GOODMAN BATTED FOR KEMMERER; Goodman flied out to
center; Fazio grounded out (pitcher to first); Spangler flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 9TH: MCMAHON REPLACED GOODMAN (PITCHING); Virdon flied
out to right; Groat struck out; Goss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 9TH: Mejias singled; Pendleton flied out to center;
Browne singled to left [Mejias scored (error by Goss) (no RBI),
Browne to third]; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Browne scored (unearned)]; LARKER BATTED FOR SMITH; Larker
singled; RANEW BATTED FOR AMALFITANO; LILLIS RAN FOR LARKER;
Ranew grounded out (second to first); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 4, Colt .45s 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          4  11   1    8
 Colt .45s        3   7   2    5


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