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 .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Amalfitano 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   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       0   6      24   9

BATTING - 
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 Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Virdon 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   2
Totals                       34   4  11   4       0   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
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 .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce 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   3
Totals                        8    11   4   4   0   4   1  35

HBP: Kemmerer (1,Clemente).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Law W(8-4)                    9     8   2   2   0   6   1  34


Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Frank Secory
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 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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