Houston Colt .45s 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 141
Played on Thursday, September 6, 1962 (N) at Colt Stadium

PIT N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  9  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  3  -   4  7  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Virdon cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Groat ss                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Clendenon lf                  4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Burgess c                     3   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Marshall 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       7   1
Hoak 3b                       4   1   2   0       0   1       3   2
Mazeroski 2b                  3   1   1   0       1   0       2   4
Goss rf                       3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Sturdivant p                  4   0   2   2       0   0       2   3
  Face p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   9   3       2  10      26  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Sturdivant-Groat-Marshall, Hoak-Marshall, Mazeroski-Groat-Marshall.
E: Virdon (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Burgess (19,off Johnson); Clendenon (5,off Johnson).
HR: Clendenon (5,8th inning off Johnson 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Goss (1,by Johnson).
IBB: Burgess (8,by Johnson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Virdon (10,2nd base by Johnson/Smith); Clendenon 2 (3,2nd base by Johnson/Smith,3rd
base by Johnson/Smith).

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Warwick cf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Spangler lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Temple 2b                     3   1   3   0       1   0       2   2
Larker 1b                     2   1   0   0       1   0       9   0
  Amalfitano pr               0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pendleton rf                  4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   2       0   0       1   1
Smith c                       3   0   1   0       1   1      10   3
Hartman ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Roberts ph                  1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Johnson p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Goodman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kemmerer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   7   4       4   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Smith-Aspromonte.
E: Smith (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Temple (1,off Sturdivant); Roberts (1,off Face).
SF: Aspromonte (3,off Face).
HBP: Larker (7,by Sturdivant).
GDP: Hartman 2 (4,off Sturdivant 2); Larker (9,off Sturdivant).
IBB: Smith (1,by Sturdivant).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sturdivant                    8     5   3   3   4   3   0  31
Face L(8-7)                   0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8.2   7   4   4   4   3   0  35

Sturdivant faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Sturdivant (3,Larker).
IBB: Sturdivant (10,Smith).

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson                       8     9   3   3   2   9   1  34
Kemmerer W(3-2)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   3   3   2  10   1  37

HBP: Johnson (6,Goss).
IBB: Johnson (1,Burgess).

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Augie Donatelli
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 5196


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Colt .45s        
1. Virdon              cf        Warwick             cf
2. Groat               ss        Spangler            lf
3. Clendenon           lf        Temple              2b
4. Burgess             c         Larker              1b
5. Marshall            1b        Pendleton           rf
6. Hoak                3b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Mazeroski           2b        Smith               c
8. Goss                rf        Hartman             ss
9. Sturdivant          p         Johnson             p

PIRATES 1ST: Virdon singled; Virdon was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop to first); Groat grounded out (second to
first); Clendenon struck out advanced to first on an error by
Smith; Clendenon was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Warwick walked; Spangler popped to third in foul
territory; Temple singled [Warwick to second]; Larker flied out
to right; Pendleton forced Temple (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Colt .45s 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Burgess struck out; Marshall lined to left; Hoak
singled; Mazeroski walked [Hoak to second]; Goss was hit by a
pitch [Hoak to third, Mazeroski to second]; Sturdivant singled
[Hoak scored, Mazeroski scored, Goss to second]; Virdon grounded
out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Colt
.45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Aspromonte popped to second; Smith singled;
Hartman grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Smith out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Colt .45s 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Groat lined to first; Clendenon grounded out
(pitcher to first); Burgess doubled; Marshall flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Johnson flied out to right; Warwick flied out to
left; Spangler grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Colt .45s 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Hoak grounded out (shortstop to first); Mazeroski
singled; Goss struck out; Sturdivant singled [Mazeroski to
second]; Virdon grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Temple walked; Larker was hit by a pitch [Temple
to second]; Pendleton forced Temple (pitcher to third) [Larker
to second]; Aspromonte singled to center [Larker scored,
Pendleton to third, Aspromonte to second (error by Virdon)];
Smith was walked intentionally; Hartman grounded into a double
play (third to first) [Aspromonte out at third]; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Groat struck out; Clendenon doubled; Burgess was
walked intentionally; Marshall struck out while Clendenon was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Johnson grounded out (pitcher to first); Warwick
was called out on strikes; Spangler grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Hoak was called out on strikes; Mazeroski flied to
right in foul territory; Goss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: Temple singled; Larker grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Temple out at second];
Pendleton struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Colt
.45s 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Sturdivant popped to catcher in foul territory;
Virdon popped to second; Groat struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Pirates 2, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); Smith
struck out; Hartman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Clendenon homered; Burgess grounded out (second to
first); Marshall struck out; Hoak singled; Mazeroski popped to
second in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Colt
.45s 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: GOODMAN BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Goodman grounded out
(first to pitcher); Warwick flied out to left; Spangler popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Colt .45s 1.

PIRATES 9TH: KEMMERER REPLACED GOODMAN (PITCHING); Goss flied
out to left; Sturdivant grounded out (third to first); Virdon
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 9TH: Temple doubled; Larker walked; AMALFITANO RAN FOR
LARKER; FACE REPLACED STURDIVANT (PITCHING); Pendleton singled
[Temple to third, Amalfitano to second]; Aspromonte hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Temple scored]; Smith flied out to
center; ROBERTS BATTED FOR HARTMAN; Roberts doubled [Amalfitano
scored, Pendleton scored]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Colt .45s 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3   9   1    7
 Colt .45s        4   7   1    5


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