Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Colt .45s 0
Regular Season Game 71
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, June 23, 1963 (D) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
CIN N    0  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  7  1
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fazio 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Temple 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Spangler lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Warwick cf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Staub rf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Runnels 1b                    2   0   0   0       0   1       6   2
Bateman c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Lillis ss                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Umbricht p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Davis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kemmerer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Goss ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   4   0       0   6      24  10

BATTING - 
2B: Lillis (5,off Purkey).
SH: Runnels (4,off Purkey).
Team LOB: 3.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 2b                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   1
Skinner lf                    2   1   1   0       2   0       3   0
Pinson cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Coleman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Edwards c                     4   1   2   3       0   0       6   1
Keough rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Spencer 3b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       0   3
Cardenas ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Purkey p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Totals                       29   4   7   4       4   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Spencer-Coleman-Spencer-Edwards-Cardenas.
E: Purkey (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Skinner (10,off Umbricht).
HR: Edwards (5,3rd inning off Umbricht 2 on 2 out).
SH: Purkey (2,off McMahon).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Keough (2,2nd base by Umbricht/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Umbricht L(2-2)               3     5   4   4   2   1   1  15
McMahon                       2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Kemmerer                      3     1   0   0   1   2   0  11
Totals                        8     7   4   4   4   3   1  34


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Purkey W(2-4)                 9     4   0   0   0   6   0  30


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Al Forman, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 1:43   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Cincinnati Reds          
1. Fazio               2b        Rose                2b
2. Temple              3b        Skinner             lf
3. Spangler            lf        Pinson              cf
4. Warwick             cf        Coleman             1b
5. Staub               rf        Edwards             c
6. Runnels             1b        Keough              rf
7. Bateman             c         Spencer             3b
8. Lillis              ss        Cardenas            ss
9. Umbricht            p         Purkey              p

COLT .45S 1ST: Fazio popped to second; Temple grounded out
(shortstop to first); Spangler lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Skinner doubled;
Pinson struck out; Coleman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Warwick grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub
singled; Runnels sacrifice bunted into a double play (third to
first) [Staub out at third (third to catcher to shortstop)]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Edwards lined to first; Keough singled; Keough was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Spencer walked;
Cardenas forced Spencer (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Colt .45s 0, Reds 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Bateman struck out; Lillis struck out; Umbricht
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Purkey popped to third in foul territory; Rose
singled; Skinner walked [Rose to second]; Pinson singled [Rose
scored, Skinner to second]; Coleman popped to third; Edwards
homered [Skinner scored, Pinson scored]; Keough flied out to
right; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 4.

COLT .45S 4TH: Fazio was called out on strikes; Temple struck
out; Spangler popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
0, Reds 4.

REDS 4TH: MCMAHON REPLACED UMBRICHT (PITCHING); Spencer popped
to shortstop; Cardenas singled; Purkey out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Cardenas to second]; Rose grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 4.

COLT .45S 5TH: Warwick popped to first in foul territory; Staub
lined to left; Runnels struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 0, Reds 4.

REDS 5TH: Skinner walked; Pinson flied out to center; Coleman
flied out to center; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 4.

COLT .45S 6TH: Bateman grounded out (third to first); Lillis
doubled; DAVIS BATTED FOR MCMAHON; Davis struck out; Fazio flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: KEMMERER REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Keough flied out
to center; Spencer walked; Cardenas lined to right; Purkey was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds
4.

COLT .45S 7TH: Temple flied out to right; Spangler grounded out
(first unassisted); Warwick flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 4.

REDS 7TH: Rose struck out; Skinner grounded out (first to
pitcher); Pinson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 4.

COLT .45S 8TH: Staub grounded out (second to first); Runnels
grounded out (pitcher to first); Bateman singled; Lillis
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 0, Reds 4.

REDS 8TH: Coleman grounded out (first to pitcher); Edwards
singled; Keough lined to right; Spencer flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Reds 4.

COLT .45S 9TH: GOSS BATTED FOR KEMMERER; Goss singled; Goss was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Purkey [Goss to
second]; Fazio flied out to right; Temple grounded out (third to
first); Spangler flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 0, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        0   4   0    3
 Reds             4   7   1    6


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