Houston Colt .45s 5, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 30
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, May 11, 1963 (N) at Colt Stadium

CHI N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  0
HOU N    1  2  0    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   5 11  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock rf                      4   1   1   0       0   3       0   0
Hubbs 2b                      4   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
Williams lf                   3   1   1   1       1   1       2   0
Santo 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Boros 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Rodgers ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   3
Mathews cf                    2   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Banks ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bertell c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Koonce p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Toth p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Schultz p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   3   6   3       3   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hubbs-Boros.

BATTING - 
3B: Brock (3,off Brown); Williams (4,off Brown).
SH: Koonce (2,off Brown).
SF: Santo (2,off Brown).
GDP: Boros (1,off Woodeshick); Bertell (2,off Woodeshick).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Williams (1,2nd base off Woodeshick/Bateman).

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Temple 2b                     4   1   3   1       0   1       1   1
  Lillis pr,2b                0   1   0   0       0   0       2   1
Spangler lf                   3   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Runnels 1b                    3   0   2   1       0   1      12   1
Staub rf                      4   0   0   1       0   2       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   0       1   2       0   3
Goss cf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Hartman ss                    2   0   0   0       1   1       1   4
Bateman c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       6   1
Brown p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodeshick p                3   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       30   5  11   5       2   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hartman-Runnels, Hartman-Lillis-Runnels.
E: Hartman (5), Bateman (8).
PB: Bateman (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bateman (3,off Koonce); Temple (4,off Toth).
SH: Runnels (2,off Koonce); Hartman (2,off Koonce).
SF: Spangler (1,off Toth).
GDP: Spangler (1,off Toth).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Runnels (1,2nd base off Schultz/Bertell).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koonce                        1.1   4   3   3   0   1   0   8
Toth L(1-2)                   5.1   5   2   2   2   5   0  21
Schultz                       1.1   2   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        8    11   5   5   2   8   0  35


Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brown                         1.1   4   3   3   0   0   0   9
Woodeshick W(2-1)             7.2   2   0   0   3   6   0  26
Totals                        9     6   3   3   3   6   0  35

WP: Woodeshick (3).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Augie Donatelli
Ejections: HOU Manager Harry Craft by Mel Steiner [Call at 2B]
Time of Game: 2:23   


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Colt .45s        
1. Brock               rf        Temple              2b
2. Hubbs               2b        Spangler            lf
3. Williams            lf        Runnels             1b
4. Santo               3b        Staub               rf
5. Boros               1b        Aspromonte          3b
6. Rodgers             ss        Goss                cf
7. Mathews             cf        Hartman             ss
8. Bertell             c         Bateman             c
9. Koonce              p         Brown               p

CUBS 1ST: Brock tripled to right; Hubbs singled to pitcher
[Brock scored]; Williams tripled to left [Hubbs scored]; Santo
hit a sacrifice fly to right [Williams scored]; Boros lined to
right; Rodgers flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Temple singled to left; Spangler singled to
center [Temple to second]; Runnels out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to first) [Temple to third, Spangler to second]; Staub
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Temple scored]; Aspromonte
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 1.

CUBS 2ND: Mathews singled to center; Bertell reached on an error
by Hartman [Mathews to third, Bertell to first]; Koonce out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Bertell to second]; WOODESHICK
REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Brock struck out; Hubbs grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 2ND: Goss singled to left; Hartman out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Goss to second]; Bateman doubled to
left [Goss scored]; TOTH REPLACED KOONCE (PITCHING); Woodeshick
singled to left [Bateman to third]; Temple singled to center
[Bateman scored, Woodeshick to second]; Spangler grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Temple out at second]; Colts
Manager Harry Craft ejected by 2B umpire Mel Steiner; 2 R, 4
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

CUBS 3RD: Williams walked; Williams stole second [Williams to
third (error by Bateman)]; Santo flied out to left; Boros flied
out to right; Rodgers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

COLT .45S 3RD: Runnels singled to center; Staub grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Runnels to second]; Aspromonte walked;
Goss struck out; Hartman forced Aspromonte (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

CUBS 4TH: Mathews grounded out (pitcher to first); Bertell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Toth struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

COLT .45S 4TH: Bateman flied out to center; Woodeshick popped to
catcher in foul territory; Temple was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

CUBS 5TH: Brock struck out; Hubbs grounded out (shortstop to
first); Williams was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

COLT .45S 5TH: Spangler lined to shortstop; Runnels struck out;
Staub struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

CUBS 6TH: Santo grounded out (pitcher to first); Boros grounded
out (third to first); Rodgers walked; Woodeshick threw a wild
pitch [Rodgers to second]; Bateman allowed a passed ball
[Rodgers to third]; Mathews walked; Bertell grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

COLT .45S 6TH: Aspromonte struck out; Goss flied out to left;
Hartman walked; Hartman was picked off first (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 3.

CUBS 7TH: Toth grounded out (catcher to first); Brock struck
out; Hubbs struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s
3.

COLT .45S 7TH: Bateman grounded out (shortstop to first);
Woodeshick singled to right; Temple doubled to right [Woodeshick
to third]; LILLIS RAN FOR TEMPLE; Spangler hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Woodeshick scored]; SCHULTZ REPLACED TOTH (PITCHING);
Runnels singled to center [Lillis scored]; Runnels stole second;
Staub struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 5.

CUBS 8TH: LILLIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Williams grounded
out (first unassisted); Santo singled to right; Boros grounded
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Santo out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 5.

COLT .45S 8TH: Aspromonte singled to left; Goss grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Aspromonte to second]; Hartman struck out;
Bateman flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt
.45s 5.

CUBS 9TH: Rodgers singled to center; BANKS BATTED FOR MATHEWS;
Banks popped to second; Bertell grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Rodgers out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Colt .45s 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   6   0    5
 Colt .45s        5  11   2    6


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