Houston Colt .45s 7, Milwaukee Braves 5
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Thursday, April 25, 1963 (D) at Colt Stadium

MIL N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  1  2  -   5 10  2
HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  0    5  0  x  -   7  9  1
Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cline cf                      5   0   1   2       0   0       4   0
Bolling 2b                    4   1   0   0       1   2       0   4
H. Aaron rf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Mathews 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Torre c                       4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Gabrielson 1b                 4   0   2   0       0   0      10   2
Jones lf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Menke ss                      4   2   3   0       0   0       2   3
Cloninger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Fischer p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Piche p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dillard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maye ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5  10   4       1   6      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mathews-Gabrielson.
E: Mathews (5), Fischer (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (1,off Nottebart).
HR: Torre (1,4th inning off Nottebart 0 on 2 out).
SH: Cloninger 2 (2,off Nottebart 2).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fazio 2b                      3   2   1   0       2   0       4   0
  Temple pr,2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Runnels 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
  Warwick rf                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Spangler lf                   5   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Staub rf,1b                   5   1   2   1       0   0       5   0
Aspromonte 3b                 2   2   2   2       2   0       1   3
Goss cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Lillis ss                     3   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       1   2       6   1
Nottebart p                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  McMahon p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   7   9   6       6   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Runnels (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Lillis (2,off Piche).
3B: Runnels (1,off Cloninger); Fazio (2,off Fischer); Staub (1,off Fischer).
HR: Aspromonte (1,4th inning off Cloninger 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Lillis (1,by Fischer).
GDP: Bateman (2,off Fischer).
IBB: Bateman (1,by Cloninger).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Spangler (1,2nd base off Fischer/Torre); Fazio (1,3rd base off Raymond/Torre).

PITCHING
Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cloninger                     5     4   2   2   4   1   1  23
Fischer L(0-1)                1.2   4   5   3   0   0   0  10
Piche                         0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Raymond                       1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
Totals                        8     9   7   5   6   2   1  40

Cloninger faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
BK: Raymond (1).
HBP: Fischer (1,Lillis).
IBB: Cloninger (1,Bateman).

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nottebart W(3-0)              7.2   7   3   2   1   5   1  31
McMahon SV(4)                 1.1   3   2   2   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    10   5   4   1   6   1  38

BK: McMahon (3).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Al Forman, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 5270


Starting Lineups:

   Milwaukee Braves              Houston Colt .45s        
1. Cline               cf        Fazio               2b
2. Bolling             2b        Runnels             1b
3. H. Aaron            rf        Spangler            lf
4. Mathews             3b        Staub               rf
5. Torre               c         Aspromonte          3b
6. Gabrielson          1b        Goss                cf
7. Jones               lf        Lillis              ss
8. Menke               ss        Bateman             c
9. Cloninger           p         Nottebart           p

BRAVES 1ST: Cline grounded out (shortstop to first); Bolling
struck out (catcher to first); H. Aaron struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Fazio grounded out (shortstop to first); Runnels
flied out to center; Spangler flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Mathews flied out to center; Torre was called out on
strikes; Gabrielson singled; Jones struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Staub grounded out (second to first); Aspromonte
walked; Goss singled [Aspromonte to second]; Lillis grounded out
(third to first) [Aspromonte to third, Goss to second]; Bateman
was walked intentionally; Nottebart grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Menke singled; Cloninger out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Menke to second]; Cline flied out to right;
Bolling popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt
.45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Fazio popped to third in foul territory; Runnels
lined to right; Spangler grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Colt .45s 0.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron popped to catcher in foul territory;
Mathews grounded out (third to first); Torre homered; Gabrielson
singled; Jones popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Staub flied out to left; Aspromonte homered; Goss
flied out to center; Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Colt .45s 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Menke doubled; Cloninger out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Menke to third]; Cline grounded out (first
unassisted) [Menke scored (error by Runnels) (unearned) (no
RBI)]; Bolling grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Bateman struck out; Nottebart flied out to
center; Fazio walked; Runnels tripled [Fazio scored]; Spangler
grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
2, Colt .45s 2.

BRAVES 6TH: H. Aaron was called out on strikes; Mathews popped
to third in foul territory; Torre grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 6TH: Staub singled; Aspromonte walked [Staub to
second]; FISCHER REPLACED CLONINGER (PITCHING); Goss forced
Aspromonte (first to shortstop) [Staub to third]; Lillis was hit
by a pitch [Goss to second]; Bateman grounded into a double play
(third to first) [Goss out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 2, Colt .45s 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Gabrielson lined to first; Jones flied out to right;
Menke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 7TH: Nottebart popped to first in foul territory;
Fazio tripled; Runnels popped to shortstop; Spangler singled
[Fazio scored]; Spangler stole second; Staub tripled [Spangler
scored]; Aspromonte singled [Staub scored]; Goss reached on an
error by Fischer [Aspromonte scored (unearned) (no RBI), Goss to
first]; PICHE REPLACED FISCHER (PITCHING); Lillis doubled [Goss
scored (unearned)]; Bateman struck out; 5 R (3 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Colt .45s 7.

BRAVES 8TH: STAUB CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); WARWICK
REPLACED RUNNELS (PLAYING RF); DILLARD BATTED FOR PICHE; Dillard
grounded out (first unassisted); Cline grounded out (first
unassisted); Bolling walked; H. Aaron singled [Bolling to
second]; Mathews singled [Bolling scored, H. Aaron to second];
MCMAHON REPLACED NOTTEBART (PITCHING); Torre forced Mathews
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Colt
.45s 7.

COLT .45S 8TH: RAYMOND REPLACED DILLARD (PITCHING); McMahon
grounded out (shortstop to first); Fazio walked; Raymond balked
[Fazio to second]; Fazio stole third; TEMPLE RAN FOR FAZIO;
Warwick walked; Mathews dropped a foul fly hit by Spangler for
an error; Spangler popped to third in foul territory; Staub
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3,
Colt .45s 7.

BRAVES 9TH: TEMPLE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Gabrielson
grounded out (first unassisted); Jones singled; Menke singled
[Jones to second]; McMahon balked [Jones to third, Menke to
second]; MAYE BATTED FOR RAYMOND; Maye popped to second; Cline
singled [Jones scored, Menke scored]; Bolling was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Colt .45s 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           5  10   2    6
 Colt .45s        7   9   1    9


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