Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Colt .45s 1
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Sunday, May 26, 1963 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  9  0
CHI N    0  0  2    0  2  0    1  0  x  -   5  7  0
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler lf                   4   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
Temple 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       0   4
Runnels 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Warwick cf                    2   0   2   1       2   0       3   0
Staub rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   2   0       1   0       0   1
Lillis ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       6   3
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Drott p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Campbell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   9   1       4   3      24  12

BATTING - 
2B: Temple (5,off Buhl).
GDP: Bateman (4,off Buhl); Spangler (2,off Buhl).
Team LOB: 9.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock rf                      4   1   2   1       0   0       6   0
Hubbs 2b                      4   1   2   2       0   1       3   2
Williams lf                   4   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Santo 3b                      4   1   3   2       0   0       0   1
Banks 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Rodgers ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       3   5
Landrum cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bertell c                     1   1   0   0       2   0       4   1
Buhl p                        3   0   0   0       0   3       0   3
Totals                       31   5   7   5       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rodgers-Hubbs-Banks, Hubbs-Rodgers-Banks.

BATTING - 
3B: Brock (5,off Drott).
HR: Santo (6,5th inning off Drott 1 on 2 out); Hubbs (4,7th inning off McMahon
0 on 2 out).
IBB: Bertell (4,by Drott).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (12,2nd base off Drott/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drott L(2-2)                  4.2   5   4   4   3   4   1  22
Johnson                       1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
McMahon                       2     2   1   1   0   1   1   8
Totals                        8     7   5   5   3   6   2  34

IBB: Drott (1,Bertell).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buhl W(3-4)                   9     9   1   1   4   3   0  37

WP: Buhl (1).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Vinnie Smith
Time of Game: 1:54   Attendance: 15316


Starting Lineups:

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

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler walked; Temple forced Spangler (third to
shortstop); Runnels was called out on strikes; Warwick singled
to center [Temple to third]; Staub flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Brock popped to first; Hubbs was called out on
strikes; Williams popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Cubs 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Aspromonte walked; Lillis forced Aspromonte
(shortstop to second); Bateman grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Lillis out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo flied out to center; Banks flied out to center;
Rodgers lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0,
Cubs 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Drott grounded out (pitcher to first); Spangler
flied out to right; Temple doubled to left; Runnels flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Landrum popped to shortstop; Bertell walked; On a bunt
Buhl struck out; Brock tripled to right [Bertell scored]; Hubbs
singled to left [Brock scored]; Williams flied out to right; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cubs 2.

COLT .45S 4TH: Warwick walked; Staub flied out to left;
Aspromonte flied out to right; Lillis flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Santo singled to left; Banks struck out; Rodgers
walked [Santo to second]; Landrum grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Santo to third, Rodgers to second]; Bertell was walked
intentionally; Buhl struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s
0, Cubs 2.

COLT .45S 5TH: Bateman struck out; Drott struck out; Spangler
singled to center; Temple lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: On a bunt Brock singled to second; Brock stole second;
Hubbs grounded out (second to first) [Brock to third]; Williams
reached on a fielder's choice [Brock out at home (second to
catcher to third to shortstop), Williams to second]; Santo
homered [Williams scored]; JOHNSON REPLACED DROTT (PITCHING);
Banks grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Cubs 4.

COLT .45S 6TH: Runnels grounded out (shortstop to first);
Warwick walked; Staub popped to catcher in foul territory;
Aspromonte singled to left [Warwick to second]; Lillis forced
Aspromonte (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt
.45s 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: Rodgers was called out on strikes; Landrum grounded
out (shortstop to first); Bertell popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cubs 4.

COLT .45S 7TH: Bateman grounded out (pitcher to first); DAVIS
BATTED FOR JOHNSON; On a bunt Davis singled to first; Spangler
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Davis out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cubs
4.

CUBS 7TH: MCMAHON REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Buhl struck out;
Brock flied out to left; Hubbs homered; Williams grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cubs 5.

COLT .45S 8TH: Temple singled to shortstop; Buhl threw a wild
pitch [Temple to second]; Runnels flied out to right [Temple to
third]; Warwick singled to center [Temple scored]; Staub flied
out to center; Aspromonte singled to center [Warwick to second];
Lillis grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Colt .45s 1, Cubs 5.

CUBS 8TH: Santo singled to right; Banks forced Santo (second to
right to shortstop); Rodgers forced Banks (second to shortstop);
Landrum grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 1, Cubs 5.

COLT .45S 9TH: Bateman flied out to right; CAMPBELL BATTED FOR
MCMAHON; Campbell grounded out (shortstop to first); Spangler
singled to left; Spangler was picked off first (catcher to first
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cubs 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        1   9   0    9
 Cubs             5   7   0    5


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