Houston Colt .45s 5, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 82
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Thursday, July 4, 1963 (N) at Colt Stadium

CIN N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  6  3
HOU N    0  0  0    4  0  1    0  0  x  -   5  6  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 2b                       4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Skinner lf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Pinson cf                     4   0   3   1       0   0       0   0
Coleman 1b                    3   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
  Pavletich ph,1b             1   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Keough rf                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Walters ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zanni p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Taylor c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Spencer ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Neal 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cardenas ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Nuxhall p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Kasko ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Harper ph,rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   2   6   2       1   2      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Coleman (9), Taylor (1), Neal (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Skinner (12,off Johnson); Pinson (21,off Johnson).
3B: Rose (5,off Johnson).
HBP: Keough (4,by Johnson).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fazio 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       2   5
Spangler lf                   4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Temple 3b                     2   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
Warwick rf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Staub 1b                      4   1   2   3       0   0      14   1
Goss cf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Lillis ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Johnson p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   5   6   5       2   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
PB: Bateman (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Fazio (4,off Nuxhall); Warwick (13,off Nuxhall); Temple (9,off Zanni).
HR: Staub (3,4th inning off Nuxhall 1 on 1 out).
SH: Temple (11,off Nuxhall).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nuxhall L(6-4)                4     4   4   4   0   2   1  16
Owens                         3     1   1   0   2   2   0  12
Zanni                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     6   5   4   2   4   1  32


Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson W(4-11)               7.1   6   2   2   1   2   0  30
Woodeshick SV(2)              1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   2   1   2   0  35

HBP: Johnson (4,Keough).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 1:58   


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Colt .45s        
1. Rose                2b        Fazio               2b
2. Skinner             lf        Spangler            lf
3. Pinson              cf        Temple              3b
4. Coleman             1b        Warwick             rf
5. Keough              rf        Staub               1b
6. Taylor              c         Goss                cf
7. Neal                3b        Bateman             c
8. Cardenas            ss        Lillis              ss
9. Nuxhall             p         Johnson             p

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

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

REDS 2ND: Keough was hit by a pitch; Taylor flied out to left;
Neal forced Keough (third to second); Cardenas flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Warwick grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub
grounded out (second to first); Goss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 0, Colt .45s 0.

REDS 3RD: Nuxhall grounded out (first unassisted); Rose was
called out on strikes; Skinner doubled to left; Pinson doubled
to center [Skinner scored]; Coleman grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Bateman grounded out (pitcher to first); Lillis
popped to second; Johnson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 0.

REDS 4TH: Keough grounded out (shortstop to first); Taylor
grounded out (second to first); Neal grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Fazio doubled to left; Spangler singled to right
[Fazio scored, Spangler to second (error by Taylor)]; Temple out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to pitcher) [Spangler to third];
Warwick doubled to center [Spangler scored]; Staub homered
[Warwick scored]; Goss popped to first; Bateman popped to
shortstop; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 4.

REDS 5TH: Cardenas grounded out (catcher to first); KASKO BATTED
FOR NUXHALL; Kasko grounded out (first to pitcher); Rose popped
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 4.

COLT .45S 5TH: OWENS REPLACED KASKO (PITCHING); Lillis reached
on an error by Neal [Lillis out at second (second to
shortstop)]; Johnson was called out on strikes; Fazio walked;
Spangler grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 1, Colt .45s 4.

REDS 6TH: Skinner grounded out (first unassisted); Pinson
grounded out (second to first); Coleman singled to center;
Bateman allowed a passed ball [Coleman to second]; Keough was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s
4.

COLT .45S 6TH: Temple walked; Warwick flied out to right [Temple
to second (error by Coleman)]; Gordy Coleman called for
obstruction; Staub singled to center [Temple scored
(unearned)]; Goss lined to shortstop; Bateman struck out; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 5.

REDS 7TH: Taylor lined to shortstop; Neal popped to catcher in
foul territory; Cardenas popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 5.

COLT .45S 7TH: Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Fazio grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Colt .45s 5.

REDS 8TH: HARPER BATTED FOR OWENS; Harper grounded out (third to
first); Rose tripled to right; Skinner walked; Pinson singled to
pitcher [Skinner to second, Rose stayed at third]; WOODESHICK
REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); PAVLETICH BATTED FOR COLEMAN;
Pavletich forced Pinson (shortstop to second) [Rose scored,
Skinner to third]; WALTERS BATTED FOR KEOUGH; Walters forced
Pavletich (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2,
Colt .45s 5.

COLT .45S 8TH: PAVLETICH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); HARPER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); ZANNI REPLACED WALTERS (PITCHING);
Spangler grounded out (second to first); Temple doubled to left;
Warwick popped to catcher in foul territory; Staub lined to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Colt .45s 5.

REDS 9TH: SPENCER BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Spencer lined to left; Neal
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cardenas grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Colt .45s 5.

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


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