Houston Colt .45s 6, Chicago Cubs 5 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Friday, May 24, 1963 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   6 14  6
CHI N    0  0  2    1  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 17  1
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     6   2   1   0       0   0       2   6
Runnels 1b                    5   0   1   0       1   0       8   3
  Fazio pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Staub 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Temple 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Warwick rf                    6   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Spangler lf                   5   2   4   1       1   0       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 6   1   3   1       0   2       2   1
Goss cf                       5   0   1   1       1   3       2   0
Bateman c                     6   0   1   1       0   3       9   2
Bruce p                       2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Brown p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Woodeshick p                3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       47   6  14   6       4  12      36  15

FIELDING - 
E: Lillis (8), Temple (5), Spangler (2), Aspromonte 3 (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Warwick (6,off Koonce); Spangler (6,off Koonce); Aspromonte (3,off Koonce).
SH: Temple 3 (5,off Koonce 2,off McDaniel).
IBB: Goss (1,by Koonce).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Aspromonte (2,2nd base off McDaniel/Bertell).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock rf                      5   1   1   1       1   2       3   0
Hubbs 2b                      6   0   4   1       1   0       3   4
Williams lf                   7   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Santo 3b                      7   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Banks 1b                      6   1   0   0       0   0      13   0
Rodgers ss                    6   1   3   0       0   1       1   4
Landrum cf                    3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Aspromonte ph               1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  McDaniel p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Bertell c                     6   1   5   1       0   0      11   1
Koonce p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Hobbie p                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Mathews ph,cf               3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       54   5  17   5       2   8      36  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mathews-Rodgers.
E: Rodgers (8).
PB: Bertell (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Bertell (2,off Bruce).
SH: Koonce (3,off Bruce).
SF: Brock (1,off Brown).
Team LOB: 17.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rodgers (6,2nd base by Woodeshick/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce                         4.1   8   3   3   1   5   0  22
Brown                         2     4   2   1   0   0   0  11
Woodeshick W(3-1)             5.2   5   0   0   1   3   0  25
Totals                       12    17   5   4   2   8   0  58

WP: Woodeshick (4).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koonce                        4.2   8   5   4   3   4   0  26
Hobbie                        2.1   2   0   0   0   2   0   9
McDaniel L(1-1)               5     4   1   1   1   6   0  19
Totals                       12    14   6   5   4  12   0  54

WP: McDaniel (1).
IBB: Koonce (1,Goss).

Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Vinnie Smith, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Frank Secory
Time of Game: 3:57   Attendance: 3087


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Chicago Cubs             
1. Lillis              ss        Brock               rf
2. Runnels             1b        Hubbs               2b
3. Temple              2b        Williams            lf
4. Warwick             rf        Santo               3b
5. Spangler            lf        Banks               1b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Rodgers             ss
7. Goss                cf        Landrum             cf
8. Bateman             c         Bertell             c
9. Bruce               p         Koonce              p

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis reached on an error by Rodgers [Lillis to
first]; Runnels singled to first [Lillis to third]; Temple out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Runnels to second];
Warwick grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lillis scored
(unearned)]; Spangler walked; Aspromonte was called out on
strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Brock struck out; Hubbs singled to left [Hubbs to
second (error by Spangler)]; Williams struck out; Santo popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s
1, Cubs 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Goss grounded out (second to first); Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bruce walked; Lillis forced
Bruce (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Banks grounded out (third to first); Rodgers struck
out; Landrum grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cubs 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Runnels grounded out (second to first); Temple
singled to left; Warwick was called out on strikes; Spangler
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s
1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Bertell doubled to left; Koonce out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Bertell to third]; Brock walked; Hubbs
singled to second [Bertell scored, Brock to second]; Williams
struck out; Santo singled to left [Brock scored, Hubbs to
second]; Banks flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt
.45s 1, Cubs 2.

COLT .45S 4TH: Aspromonte singled to left; Goss struck out;
Bateman struck out; Bruce flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Rodgers singled to center; Landrum grounded out (first
to pitcher) [Rodgers to second]; Bertell singled to center
[Rodgers scored]; Koonce struck out; Brock grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cubs 3.

COLT .45S 5TH: Lillis singled to left; Runnels popped to first
in foul territory; Temple out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Lillis to second]; Warwick doubled to left [Lillis
scored]; Spangler doubled to center [Warwick scored]; Bertell
allowed a passed ball [Spangler to third]; Aspromonte doubled to
left [Spangler scored]; Goss was walked intentionally; Bateman
singled to left [Aspromonte scored, Goss to second]; HOBBIE
REPLACED KOONCE (PITCHING); Bruce struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 3.

CUBS 5TH: Hubbs singled to center; Williams popped to shortstop;
Santo singled to right [Hubbs to third]; BROWN REPLACED BRUCE
(PITCHING); Banks popped to first in foul territory; Rodgers
flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 3.

COLT .45S 6TH: Lillis flied out to left; Runnels grounded out
(second to first); Temple flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Landrum singled to first; Bertell singled to center
[Landrum to second]; Hobbie singled to third [Landrum to third,
Bertell to second]; Brock hit a sacrifice fly to left [Landrum
scored]; Hubbs popped to second; Williams grounded out (first to
pitcher); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 4.

COLT .45S 7TH: Warwick singled to center; Spangler singled to
right [Warwick to second]; On a bunt Aspromonte forced Warwick
(pitcher to third) [Spangler to second]; Goss struck out;
Bateman popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); Banks reached
on an error by Aspromonte [Banks to first]; Rodgers singled to
right [Banks to third]; WOODESHICK REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING);
ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR LANDRUM; Aspromonte reached on an error by
Lillis [Banks scored (unearned) (RBI), Rodgers to second,
Aspromonte to first]; Rodgers was out trying to advance to third
(catcher to third); Bertell singled to shortstop [Aspromonte to
second]; MATHEWS BATTED FOR HOBBIE; Mathews forced Bertell
(shortstop to second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s
5, Cubs 5.

COLT .45S 8TH: MATHEWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); MCDANIEL
REPLACED ASPROMONTE (PITCHING); Woodeshick was called out on
strikes; Lillis flied out to right; Runnels grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 5.

CUBS 8TH: Brock singled to pitcher; Woodeshick threw a wild
pitch [Brock to second]; Hubbs walked; Williams struck out;
Santo grounded out (shortstop to first) [Brock to third, Hubbs
to second]; Banks flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Colt .45s 5, Cubs 5.

COLT .45S 9TH: Temple flied out to center; Warwick popped to
first in foul territory; Spangler singled to center; Aspromonte
singled to left [Spangler to third]; Aspromonte stole second;
Goss struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 5.

CUBS 9TH: Rodgers grounded out (pitcher to first); McDaniel
struck out; Bertell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 5.

COLT .45S 10TH: Bateman was called out on strikes (catcher to
first); Woodeshick struck out; Lillis grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 5.

CUBS 10TH: Mathews reached on an error by Temple [Mathews to
first]; Brock struck out; Hubbs flied out to center; Williams
reached on an error by Aspromonte [Mathews to second, Williams
to first]; Santo reached on an error by Aspromonte [Mathews to
third, Williams to second, Santo to first]; Banks forced
Williams (third unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 3 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Cubs 5.

COLT .45S 11TH: Runnels walked; FAZIO RAN FOR RUNNELS; Temple
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Fazio to second];
Warwick hit into a double play (center to shortstop) [Fazio out
at third]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 5.

CUBS 11TH: STAUB REPLACED FAZIO (PLAYING 1B); Rodgers singled to
center; Rodgers was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
McDaniel grounded out (shortstop to first); Bertell singled to
center; Mathews grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 5.

COLT .45S 12TH: Spangler singled to shortstop; Aspromonte struck
out; McDaniel threw a wild pitch [Spangler to second]; Goss
singled to left [Spangler scored]; Bateman was called out on
strikes; Woodeshick flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 6, Cubs 5.

CUBS 12TH: Brock flied out to left; Hubbs singled to second;
Williams forced Hubbs (second to shortstop); Santo popped to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Cubs 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        6  14   6   12
 Cubs             5  17   1   17


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