Houston Colt .45s 2, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 121
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, August 18, 1962 (D) at Colt Stadium

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  3  3
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  8  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landrum cf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Hubbs 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   2
Williams lf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Banks 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   3      10   1
Altman rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Santo 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Rodgers ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Bertell c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Koonce p                      1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  McKnight ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gerard p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       30   1   3   0       2   7      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rodgers-Hubbs-Banks.
E: Williams (8), Banks (11), Rodgers (19).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landrum (9,3rd base off Brunet/Campbell); Williams (6,2nd base off Brunet/Campbell).

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Spangler lf                   3   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Heist cf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Mejias rf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       4   0
Larker 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   0      11   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Campbell c                    2   0   0   0       2   0       6   1
Hartman ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Brunet p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Totals                       30   2   8   2       4   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Heist (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Larker (14,off Koonce); Aspromonte (12,off Koonce).
SH: Spangler (4,off Koonce).
GDP: Mejias (12,off Koonce).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hartman (1,2nd base by Koonce/Bertell); Aspromonte (4,3rd base by Koonce/Bertell).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koonce L(9-6)                 7     8   2   2   4   3   0  32
Gerard                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   2   2   4   3   0  35


Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brunet W(1-1)                 9     3   1   0   2   7   0  32


Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Frank Walsh, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Jocko Conlan
Time of Game: 2:23   


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Colt .45s        
1. Landrum             cf        Lillis              2b
2. Hubbs               2b        Spangler            lf
3. Williams            lf        Heist               cf
4. Banks               1b        Mejias              rf
5. Altman              rf        Larker              1b
6. Santo               3b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Rodgers             ss        Campbell            c
8. Bertell             c         Hartman             ss
9. Koonce              p         Brunet              p

CUBS 1ST: Landrum flied out to left; Hubbs grounded out (third
to first); Williams grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis grounded out (second to first); Spangler
singled to left; Heist popped to second; Mejias walked [Spangler
to second]; Larker doubled to center [Spangler scored, Mejias
scored]; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

CUBS 2ND: Banks struck out; Altman grounded out (shortstop to
first); Santo grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 2ND: Campbell grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hartman reached on an error by Banks (assist by Rodgers);
Hartman was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Brunet struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

CUBS 3RD: Rodgers popped to first in foul territory; Bertell
grounded out (third to first); Koonce grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis popped to first in foul territory;
Spangler popped to center; Heist walked; Mejias flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

CUBS 4TH: Landrum walked; Hubbs was called out on strikes;
Williams singled to right [Landrum to second]; Landrum stole
third and Williams stole second; Banks struck out; Altman popped
to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 4TH: Larker popped to third in foul territory;
Aspromonte doubled to left; Aspromonte was caught stealing third
(catcher to third); Campbell walked; Hartman singled to right
[Campbell to second]; Brunet forced Campbell (third unassisted);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

CUBS 5TH: Santo popped to third; Rodgers flied out to right;
Bertell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 5TH: Lillis grounded out (third to first); Spangler
singled to pitcher; Heist singled to center [Spangler to third];
Mejias grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Heist out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Colt .45s 2.

CUBS 6TH: Koonce walked; Landrum singled to center [Koonce
scored (error by Heist) (unearned) (no RBI), Landrum to third];
Hubbs grounded out (shortstop to first) [Landrum stayed at
third]; Williams was called out on strikes; Banks struck out
(catcher to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt
.45s 2.

COLT .45S 6TH: Larker flied out to center; Aspromonte grounded
out (shortstop to first); Campbell walked; Hartman singled to
left [Campbell to third (error by Williams), Hartman to second];
Brunet struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 2.

CUBS 7TH: Altman grounded out (third to first); Santo grounded
out (pitcher to first); Rodgers flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 7TH: Lillis singled; Spangler out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Lillis to second]; Heist struck out; Mejias
reached on an error by Rodgers [Lillis to third]; Larker popped
to second in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt
.45s 2.

CUBS 8TH: Bertell flied out to right; MCKNIGHT BATTED FOR
KOONCE; McKnight struck out; Landrum grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 8TH: GERARD REPLACED MCKNIGHT (PITCHING); Aspromonte
grounded out (third to first); Campbell grounded out (pitcher to
first); Hartman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 2.

CUBS 9TH: Hubbs singled to right; Williams flied out to right;
Banks popped to second; Altman flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   3   3    4
 Colt .45s        2   8   1    9


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