St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Colt .45s 2
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Wednesday, August 14, 1963 (N) at Busch Stadium I

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
STL N    0  1  0    0  1  0    1  0  x  -   3  8  2
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler cf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Runnels 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       3   4
Wynn lf                       4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Bateman c                     4   0   1   1       0   2       8   1
Staub 1b                      3   0   2   1       1   0      10   0
Warwick rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Lillis ss                     3   0   2   0       0   1       1   5
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       33   2   8   2       1  10      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lillis-Runnels-Staub.
E: Lillis (21).
PB: Bateman (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Runnels (4,off Gibson).
SH: Warwick (3,off Gibson).
GDP: Warwick 2 (11,off Gibson 2).
Team LOB: 6.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Flood cf                      4   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Groat ss                      3   0   2   0       0   0       0   5
White 1b                      4   1   2   2       0   0      12   0
Musial lf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Kolb rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Boyer 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   1       0   1
Altman rf,lf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Shannon lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       3   4
McCarver c                    2   0   1   0       1   1       9   1
Gibson p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Totals                       30   3   8   3       3   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Groat-Javier-White, Boyer-Javier-White.
E: Boyer (22), Javier (17).

BATTING - 
2B: Musial (7,off Johnson); Groat (35,off Johnson); Javier (24,off Johnson).
HR: White (21,7th inning off Johnson 0 on 2 out).
SH: Groat (6,off Johnson).
GDP: Javier (6,off Johnson).
IBB: McCarver (4,by Johnson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: White (9,2nd base by Johnson/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson L(6-16)               8     8   3   2   3   7   1  34

IBB: Johnson (4,McCarver).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(13-7)                9     8   2   1   1  10   0  35


Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 1:53   Attendance: 12798


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Spangler            cf        Flood               cf
2. Runnels             2b        Groat               ss
3. Wynn                lf        White               1b
4. Bateman             c         Musial              lf
5. Staub               1b        Boyer               3b
6. Warwick             rf        Altman              rf
7. Aspromonte          3b        Javier              2b
8. Lillis              ss        McCarver            c
9. Johnson             p         Gibson              p

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler struck out; Runnels grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Flood grounded out (third to first); Groat
singled; White forced Groat (shortstop to second); White was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cardinals 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Bateman struck out; Staub singled; Warwick
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Staub out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Musial doubled; Boyer singled [Musial scored];
Bateman allowed a passed ball [Boyer to second]; Altman struck
out; Javier was called out on strikes; McCarver struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cardinals 1.

COLT .45S 3RD: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first);
Lillis struck out; Johnson made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Gibson flied out to left; Flood grounded out
(shortstop to first); Groat doubled; White grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cardinals 1.

COLT .45S 4TH: Spangler lined to center; Runnels doubled; Wynn
reached on an error by Boyer; Bateman singled [Runnels scored,
Wynn to second]; Staub singled [Wynn scored (unearned), Bateman
to third]; Warwick grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Staub out at second]; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Musial walked; Boyer forced Musial (shortstop to
second); Altman popped to catcher in foul territory; Javier
doubled [Boyer to third]; McCarver was walked intentionally;
Gibson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals
1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Aspromonte struck out; Lillis singled; Johnson
popped to first in foul territory; Spangler struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Flood reached on an error by Lillis; Groat out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Flood to second]; White
singled [Flood scored (unearned), White to second (on throw to
home)]; Musial grounded out (second to first) [White to third];
Boyer struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2,
Cardinals 2.

COLT .45S 6TH: Runnels grounded out (second to first); Wynn
singled; Bateman forced Wynn (shortstop to second) [Bateman to
second (error by Javier)]; Staub lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Altman grounded out (shortstop to first); Javier
struck out; McCarver singled; Gibson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 2.

COLT .45S 7TH: Warwick singled; Aspromonte struck out; Lillis
singled [Warwick to second]; Johnson made an out to pitcher;
Spangler grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Flood grounded out (third to first); Groat
grounded out (second to first); White homered; Musial grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2,
Cardinals 3.

COLT .45S 8TH: KOLB REPLACED MUSIAL (PLAYING RF); ALTMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Runnels was called out on strikes; Wynn
was called out on strikes; Bateman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Boyer flied out to left; Altman walked; Javier
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Altman out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2,
Cardinals 3.

COLT .45S 9TH: SHANNON REPLACED ALTMAN (PLAYING LF); Staub
walked; Warwick out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Staub to second]; Aspromonte flied out to right; SMITH BATTED
FOR LILLIS; Smith grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        2   8   1    6
 Cardinals        3   8   2    7


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