Philadelphia Phillies 6, Houston Colt .45s 5
Regular Season Game 24
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, May 5, 1963 (D) at Connie Mack Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    4  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 10  2
PHI N    0  0  0    2  0  1    0  1  2  -   6 11  1
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler lf                   3   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
xTemple 2b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Hartman ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Runnels 1b                    4   1   0   0       1   1       8   1
Staub rf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   3   2       1   0       2   1
Goss cf                       5   0   0   0       0   4       3   1
Lillis ss,2b                  3   1   2   0       1   0       2   6
Bateman c                     4   0   2   2       0   1       6   0
Brown p                       2   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
  McMahon p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   5  10   5       6   9      25  11

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Goss-Runnels, Hartman-Lillis-Runnels.
E: Runnels (3), Bateman (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Temple (2,off McLish); Aspromonte (1,off McLish).
SH: Brown (1,off Duren).
GDP: Runnels (7,off McLish).
IBB: Lillis (1,by Green).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Spangler (2,2nd base by McLish/Dalrymple).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taylor 2b                     5   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
Callison rf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Graham ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez cf                   4   2   4   0       0   0       2   0
Covington lf                  4   1   3   3       0   0       2   0
Sievers 1b                    2   0   0   1       1   0       4   0
Hoak 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Dalrymple c                   3   0   0   0       0   1      12   2
  Amaro ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Wine ss                       4   1   2   0       0   2       2   3
McLish p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Green p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemon ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Duren p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torre ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hamilton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Demeter ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  11   5       2   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McLish-Wine-Sievers.
E: Dalrymple (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Wine (3,off Brown); Gonzalez (7,off Brown).
3B: Wine (1,off Woodeshick).
HR: Covington (5,4th inning off Brown 1 on 1 out).
SF: Sievers (1,off Woodeshick).
GDP: Hoak (5,off Woodeshick).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brown                         5.1   6   3   3   0   3   1  22
McMahon                       1.2   2   1   1   1   2   0   8
Woodeshick L(1-1)             1.1   3   2   1   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8.1  11   6   5   2   6   1  38

McMahon faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: McMahon (1).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McLish                        3.1   6   5   5   1   2   0  15
Green                         1.2   2   0   0   2   2   0   9
Duren                         2     1   0   0   2   4   0  10
Hamilton W(2-0)               2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9    10   5   5   6   9   0  42

IBB: Green (1,Lillis).

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Vinnie Smith, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 3:10   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Spangler            lf        Taylor              2b
2. Temple              2b        Callison            rf
3. Runnels             1b        Gonzalez            cf
4. Staub               rf        Covington           lf
5. Aspromonte          3b        Sievers             1b
6. Goss                cf        Hoak                3b
7. Lillis              ss        Dalrymple           c
8. Bateman             c         Wine                ss
9. Brown               p         McLish              p

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler popped to catcher in foul territory;
Temple singled to center; Runnels grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Temple out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first); Callison
popped to third; Gonzalez singled to left; Covington popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Phillies 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Staub popped to third; Aspromonte flied out to
center; Goss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Sievers flied out to center; Hoak reached on an
error by Runnels (assist by Aspromonte) [Hoak to first];
Dalrymple hit into a double play (center to first) [Hoak out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Phillies 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis singled to center; Bateman singled to left
[Lillis to third]; Brown forced Bateman (second to shortstop)
[Lillis scored]; Spangler forced Brown (shortstop to second);
Spangler was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Wine was called out on strikes; McLish struck out;
Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 1, Phillies 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Temple doubled to right; Runnels walked; Staub
singled to right [Temple to third, Runnels to second];
Aspromonte doubled to left [Temple scored, Runnels scored, Staub
to third]; Goss struck out; GREEN REPLACED MCLISH (PITCHING);
Lillis was walked intentionally; Bateman singled to left [Staub
scored, Aspromonte scored, Lillis to third]; Brown struck out;
Spangler lined to right; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Callison struck out; Gonzalez singled to center;
Covington homered [Gonzalez scored]; Sievers grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hoak grounded out (shortstop to first); 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 2.

COLT .45S 5TH: Temple grounded out (catcher to first); Runnels
grounded out (second to first); Staub walked; Aspromonte singled
to center [Staub to third]; Goss struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 5TH: Dalrymple popped to second; Wine doubled to left;
LEMON BATTED FOR GREEN; Lemon popped to second; Taylor grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Phillies 2.

COLT .45S 6TH: DUREN REPLACED LEMON (PITCHING); Lillis singled
to right; Bateman struck out; Brown out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher unassisted) [Lillis to second]; Spangler walked; Temple
reached on catcher's interference by Dalrymple [Lillis to third,
Spangler to second]; Runnels struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Colt .45s 5, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 6TH: Callison popped to shortstop; Gonzalez doubled to
center; Covington singled to right [Gonzalez scored]; MCMAHON
REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Sievers walked [Covington to second];
Hoak popped to first; McMahon threw a wild pitch [Covington to
third, Sievers to second]; Dalrymple struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 3.

COLT .45S 7TH: Staub was called out on strikes; Aspromonte
walked; Goss struck out; Lillis popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 7TH: Wine was called out on strikes; TORRE BATTED FOR
DUREN; Torre grounded out (first to pitcher); Taylor flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 3.

COLT .45S 8TH: HAMILTON REPLACED TORRE (PITCHING); Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); McMahon was called out on
strikes; Spangler walked; Temple flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 8TH: HARTMAN REPLACED TEMPLE (PLAYING SS); LILLIS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Callison singled to right;
Gonzalez singled to left [Callison to second]; WOODESHICK
REPLACED MCMAHON (PITCHING); On a bunt Covington singled to
pitcher [Callison to third, Gonzalez to second]; Sievers hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Callison scored]; Hoak grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Covington out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 4.

COLT .45S 9TH: Runnels lined to left; Staub lined to center;
Aspromonte singled to center; Goss flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 9TH: AMARO BATTED FOR DALRYMPLE; Amaro was called out
on strikes; Wine tripled to right; DEMETER BATTED FOR HAMILTON;
Demeter walked; Taylor singled to right [Wine scored, Demeter to
third]; GRAHAM BATTED FOR CALLISON; Graham reached on a
fielder's choice [Demeter scored (error by Bateman; assist by
Woodeshick) (unearned) (no RBI), Taylor to second]; 2 R (1 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Phillies 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        5  10   2   10
 Phillies         6  11   1    7


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