San Francisco Giants 9, Houston Colt .45s 2
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 9, 1963 (D) at Colt Stadium

SF  N    0  4  1    1  0  0    0  2  1  -   9 17  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  5  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hiller 2b                     5   0   2   1       0   0       5   2
Davenport 3b                  5   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Mays cf                       5   2   2   1       0   1       2   0
McCovey lf                    5   1   2   1       0   3       0   0
Cepeda 1b                     5   1   3   2       0   1       7   0
Haller c                      5   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
F. Alou rf                    4   2   3   1       0   0       5   0
Pagan ss                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Sanford p                     3   1   2   3       0   0       0   0
  Fisher p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42   9  17   9       0   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Pagan-Hiller-Cepeda.
E: Mays (1), Pagan (1).

BATTING - 
2B: F. Alou (1,off Kemmerer); Cepeda (1,off Kemmerer).
3B: Sanford (1,off Farrell).
HR: Cepeda (1,2nd inning off Farrell 0 on 1 out); Mays (1,3rd inning off Farrell
0 on 0 out); McCovey (1,8th inning off Brunet 0 on 0 out); F. Alou (1,8th
inning off Brunet 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Pagan (1,off Woodeshick).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fazio 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Spangler lf                   4   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
Runnels 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       8   1
Staub rf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       2   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   1       0   0       1   4
Goss cf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Campbell c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Lillis ss                     2   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Farrell p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hardy ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kemmerer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Warwick ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Davis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brunet p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       2   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lillis-Fazio-Runnels.
E: Lillis (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Spangler (1,off Sanford).
SF: Aspromonte (1,off Fisher).
GDP: Runnels (1,off Sanford).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sanford W(1-0)                5     5   2   2   2   4   0  22
Fisher SV(1)                  4     0   0   0   0   1   0  12
Totals                        9     5   2   2   2   5   0  34

Sanford faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell L(0-1)                3     6   5   5   0   3   2  15
Kemmerer                      2     4   1   1   0   1   0   9
Woodeshick                    2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Brunet                        2     7   3   3   0   2   2  12
Totals                        9    17   9   9   0   6   4  42

BK: Brunet (1).

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Frank Walsh
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 19591


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Colt .45s        
1. Hiller              2b        Fazio               2b
2. Davenport           3b        Spangler            lf
3. Mays                cf        Runnels             1b
4. McCovey             lf        Staub               rf
5. Cepeda              1b        Aspromonte          3b
6. Haller              c         Goss                cf
7. F. Alou             rf        Campbell            c
8. Pagan               ss        Lillis              ss
9. Sanford             p         Farrell             p

GIANTS 1ST: Hiller flied out to left; Davenport flied out to
center; Mays struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Colt
.45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Fazio grounded out (shortstop to first); Spangler
singled; Runnels grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Spangler out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Giants 0, Colt .45s 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey struck out; Cepeda homered; Haller singled
to center; F. Alou singled to center [Haller to second]; Pagan
forced F. Alou (third to second) [Haller to third]; Sanford
tripled to center [Pagan scored, Haller scored]; Hiller singled
to center [Sanford scored]; Davenport grounded out (third to
first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Staub walked; Debut game for Rusty Staub;
Aspromonte popped to first in foul territory; Goss was called
out on strikes; Campbell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Colt .45s 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Mays homered; McCovey struck out; Cepeda flied out
to center; Haller flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 5, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis walked; HARDY BATTED FOR FARRELL; Hardy
forced Lillis (second to shortstop); Fazio was called out on
strikes; Spangler doubled to right [Hardy to third]; Runnels
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 5,
Colt .45s 0.

GIANTS 4TH: KEMMERER REPLACED HARDY (PITCHING); F. Alou doubled
to center; Pagan popped to shortstop; Sanford singled to center
[F. Alou scored]; Hiller singled to left [Sanford to second];
Davenport flied out to right; Mays flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 6, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Staub flied out to right; Aspromonte popped to
third; Goss grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Giants 6, Colt .45s 0.

GIANTS 5TH: McCovey struck out; Cepeda doubled to left; Cepeda
was picked off second (pitcher to shortstop to third); Haller
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 6,
Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Campbell reached on an error by Pagan; Lillis
flied out to right; WARWICK BATTED FOR KEMMERER; Warwick was
called out on strikes; Fazio forced Campbell (third to second);
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 6, Colt .45s 0.

GIANTS 6TH: WOODESHICK REPLACED WARWICK (PITCHING); F. Alou
reached on an error by Lillis; Pagan grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [F. Alou out at second]; Sanford
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
6, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 6TH: Spangler singled to right; Runnels singled
[Spangler to third (error by Mays)]; Staub singled to right
[Runnels to third, Spangler scored]; FISHER REPLACED SANFORD
(PITCHING); Aspromonte hit a sacrifice fly to right [Runnels
scored]; Goss flied out to right; Campbell popped to second; 2
R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 6, Colt .45s 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Hiller grounded out (second to first); Davenport
grounded out (third to first); Mays flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 6, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 7TH: Lillis popped to second; DAVIS BATTED FOR
WOODESHICK; Davis flied out to right; Debut game for Brock
Davis; Fazio grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 6, Colt .45s 2.

GIANTS 8TH: BRUNET REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); McCovey homered;
Cepeda was called out on strikes; Haller grounded out (second to
first); F. Alou homered; Pagan singled; Fisher grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 8, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 8TH: Spangler grounded out (shortstop to first);
Runnels flied out to center; Staub made an out to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Colt .45s 2.

GIANTS 9TH: Hiller grounded out (second to first); Davenport
singled to right [Davenport out at second (right to shortstop)];
Mays singled to left; Brunet balked [Mays to second]; McCovey
singled [Mays to third]; Cepeda singled to left [McCovey to
second, Mays scored]; Haller was called out on strikes; 1 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 9, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 9TH: Aspromonte flied out to center; Goss struck out;
Campbell popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 9, Colt
.45s 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           9  17   2    6
 Colt .45s        2   5   1    5


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