Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Houston Colt .45s 2

Regular Season Game 87

Played on Saturday, July 14, 1962 (N) at Forbes Field

HOU N 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 8 0 PIT N 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 x - 4 11 0

Houston Colt .45sAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAmalfitano 2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 2 4 Spangler cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 Mejias rf 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 Browne 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 Fazio pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pendleton lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 Aspromonte 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Smith c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 Buddin ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 3 Bruce p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Kemmerer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Goodman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tiefenauer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals34 2 8 2 0 6 24 9BATTING -2B:Buddin (4,off Law).HR:Mejias (20,1st inning off Law 1 on 1 out).GDP:Browne (7,off Law).Team LOB:5.

Pittsburgh PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO AVirdon cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Groat ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 Skinner lf 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 Stuart 1b 4 2 3 1 0 1 10 0 Clemente rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 Burgess c 4 0 2 1 0 1 6 0 Logan 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 Mazeroski 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 Law p 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2Totals34 4 11 4 0 4 27 10FIELDING -DP:1. Mazeroski-Groat-Stuart.BATTING -2B:Stuart (5,off Bruce); Skinner (22,off Bruce).3B:Stuart (4,off Bruce).HR:Skinner (9,3rd inning off Bruce 0 on 2 out).HBP:Clemente (1,by Kemmerer).Team LOB:7.BASERUNNING -CS:Clemente (4,2nd base by Kemmerer/Smith).

PITCHING

Houston Colt .45sIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBruce L(6-3) 4.1 10 4 4 0 1 1 23 Kemmerer 2.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 9 Tiefenauer 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3Totals8 11 4 4 0 4 1 35HBP:Kemmerer (1,Clemente).

Pittsburgh PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPLaw W(8-4) 9 8 2 2 0 6 1 34Umpires:HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Frank SecoryTime of Game:2:00Attendance:7343 Starting Lineups: Houston Colt .45s Pittsburgh Pirates 1. Amalfitano 2b Virdon cf 2. Spangler cf Groat ss 3. Mejias rf Skinner lf 4. Browne 1b Stuart 1b 5. Pendleton lf Clemente rf 6. Aspromonte 3b Burgess c 7. Smith c Logan 3b 8. Buddin ss Mazeroski 2b 9. Bruce p Law p COLT .45S 1ST: Amalfitano singled; Spangler was called out on strikes; Mejias homered [Amalfitano scored]; Browne popped to third; Pendleton struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 0. PIRATES 1ST: Virdon flied out to left; Groat popped to catcher in foul territory; Skinner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 0. COLT .45S 2ND: Aspromonte struck out; Smith grounded out (second to first); Buddin grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 0. PIRATES 2ND: Stuart doubled; Clemente grounded out (second to first) [Stuart to third]; Burgess grounded out (second to first) [Stuart scored]; Logan singled; Mazeroski singled [Logan to second]; Law flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 1. COLT .45S 3RD: Bruce struck out; Amalfitano singled; Spangler popped to third in foul territory; Mejias popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 1. PIRATES 3RD: Virdon lined to shortstop; Groat struck out; Skinner homered; Stuart singled; Clemente forced Stuart (shortstop unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 2. COLT .45S 4TH: Browne flied out to center; Pendleton grounded out (third to first); Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 2. PIRATES 4TH: Burgess singled; Logan flied out to center; Mazeroski flied out to left; Law singled [Burgess to second]; Virdon lined to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 2. COLT .45S 5TH: Smith flied out to right; Buddin doubled; Bruce grounded out (second to first) [Buddin to third]; Amalfitano lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 2. PIRATES 5TH: Groat grounded out (third to first); Skinner doubled; Stuart tripled [Skinner scored]; Clemente singled [Stuart scored]; KEMMERER REPLACED BRUCE (PITCHING); Burgess singled [Clemente to second]; Logan flied out to center; Mazeroski forced Burgess (shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 4. COLT .45S 6TH: Spangler singled; Mejias singled [Spangler to second]; Browne grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Spangler to third, Mejias out at second]; Pendleton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 4. PIRATES 6TH: Law flied out to right; Virdon grounded out (shortstop to first); Groat grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 4. COLT .45S 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith flied out to center; Buddin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 4. PIRATES 7TH: Skinner struck out; Stuart struck out; Clemente was hit by a pitch; Clemente was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 4. COLT .45S 8TH: GOODMAN BATTED FOR KEMMERER; Goodman grounded out (pitcher to first); Amalfitano singled; Spangler flied out to left; Mejias flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 4. PIRATES 8TH: TIEFENAUER REPLACED GOODMAN (PITCHING); Burgess struck out; Logan grounded out (second to first); Mazeroski flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 4. COLT .45S 9TH: Browne singled; FAZIO RAN FOR BROWNE; Pendleton struck out; Aspromonte flied out to left; Smith flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 2, Pirates 4. Final Totals R H E LOB Colt .45s 2 8 0 5 Pirates 4 11 0 7

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