Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Colt .45s 4
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Thursday, July 12, 1962 (D) at Forbes Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   4  9  0
PIT N    2  0  3    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   6  9  1
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler lf                   4   1   3   0       0   1       1   0
Goodman 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
Mejias rf                     3   0   0   1       0   0       5   0
Larker 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   3
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Warwick cf                    4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Smith c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Lillis ss                     1   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
  Cerv ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ranew ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Golden p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Buddin ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kemmerer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Browne ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fazio pr,ss                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   4   9   2       1   5      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Goodman-Larker.

BATTING - 
2B: Spangler (2,off McBean).
SF: Mejias (5,off McBean).
GDP: Buddin (4,off McBean); Cerv (1,off McBean).
Team LOB: 4.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Virdon cf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Groat ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Skinner lf                    4   2   2   1       0   0       2   0
Stuart 1b                     3   2   1   2       1   0       9   0
Clemente rf                   4   1   3   0       0   0       2   1
Burgess c                     4   1   1   3       0   0       6   1
Hoak 3b                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Schofield 3b                0   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
Mazeroski 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       4   6
McBean p                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       31   6   9   6       5   1      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Groat-Mazeroski-Stuart, McBean-Burgess-Stuart.
E: Groat (24).

BATTING - 
2B: Skinner (21,off Golden).
3B: Clemente (6,off Golden).
HR: Stuart (13,1st inning off Golden 1 on 2 out); Burgess (7,3rd inning off
Golden 2 on 2 out); Skinner (8,5th inning off Kemmerer 0 on 1 out).
SH: McBean (2,off Giusti).
GDP: Virdon (8,off Golden).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Golden L(5-8)                 4     6   5   5   2   1   2  19
Kemmerer                      2     2   1   1   1   0   1   9
Giusti                        2     1   0   0   2   0   0   9
Totals                        8     9   6   6   5   1   3  37


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McBean W(9-5)                 9     9   4   1   1   5   0  35


Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Paul Pryor
Ejections: Don Hoak by Augie Donatelli [Called third strike]
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 14784


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Spangler            lf        Virdon              cf
2. Goodman             2b        Groat               ss
3. Mejias              rf        Skinner             lf
4. Larker              1b        Stuart              1b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Clemente            rf
6. Warwick             cf        Burgess             c
7. Smith               c         Hoak                3b
8. Lillis              ss        Mazeroski           2b
9. Golden              p         McBean              p

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler doubled; Goodman grounded out (second to
pitcher) [Spangler to third]; Mejias popped out on a sacrifice
fly to second [Spangler scored]; Larker grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Virdon grounded out (first to pitcher); Groat flied
out to right; Skinner doubled; Stuart homered [Skinner scored];
Clemente tripled; Burgess grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 2.

COLT .45S 2ND: Aspromonte struck out; Warwick grounded out
(third to first); Smith grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Hoak walked; Mazeroski flied out to center; McBean
forced Hoak (first to shortstop); Virdon grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 2.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis grounded out (second to first); Golden
singled; Spangler struck out; Goodman lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Groat lined to right; Skinner grounded out (second
to first); Stuart walked; Clemente singled [Stuart to second];
Burgess homered [Stuart scored, Clemente scored]; Hoak was
called out on strikes; Don Hoak ejected by HP umpire Augie
Donatelli; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 5.

COLT .45S 4TH: SCHOFIELD REPLACED HOAK (PLAYING 3B); Mejias
popped to first in foul territory; Larker flied out to left;
Aspromonte singled; Warwick struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 4TH: Mazeroski popped to first in foul territory; McBean
singled; Virdon grounded into a double play (second to first)
[McBean out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1,
Pirates 5.

COLT .45S 5TH: Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); Lillis
walked; BUDDIN BATTED FOR GOLDEN; Buddin grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Lillis out at second]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: KEMMERER REPLACED BUDDIN (PITCHING); Groat flied
out to right; Skinner homered; Stuart grounded out (shortstop to
first); Clemente flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 1, Pirates 6.

COLT .45S 6TH: Spangler singled; Goodman popped to shortstop;
Mejias popped to shortstop; Larker lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 6TH: Burgess lined to shortstop; Schofield walked;
Mazeroski singled [Schofield to second]; McBean flied out to
right; Virdon grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Pirates 6.

COLT .45S 7TH: Aspromonte singled; Warwick singled [Aspromonte
to second]; Smith singled [Aspromonte to third, Warwick to
second]; CERV BATTED FOR LILLIS; Cerv grounded into a double
play (pitcher to catcher to first) [Warwick to third, Smith to
second, Aspromonte out at home]; BROWNE BATTED FOR KEMMERER;
Browne reached on an error by Groat [Warwick scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Smith scored (unearned) (no RBI), Browne to second];
FAZIO RAN FOR BROWNE; Spangler singled [Fazio to third]; Goodman
singled to right [Fazio scored (unearned), Spangler to third,
Goodman out at second (right to center to shortstop)]; 3 R (0
ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 7TH: FAZIO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); GIUSTI REPLACED
CERV (PITCHING); Groat walked; Skinner forced Groat (shortstop
to second); Stuart flied out to center; Clemente singled
[Skinner to second]; Burgess grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Pirates 6.

COLT .45S 8TH: Mejias popped to second; Larker was called out on
strikes; Aspromonte popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 4, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 8TH: Schofield walked; Mazeroski flied out to center;
McBean out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Schofield to
second]; Virdon flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 4, Pirates 6.

COLT .45S 9TH: Warwick struck out; Smith flied out to right;
RANEW BATTED FOR GIUSTI; Ranew grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Pirates 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        4   9   0    4
 Pirates          6   9   1    7


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