St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Colt .45s 1
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Friday, August 23, 1963 (N) at Colt Stadium

STL N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  5  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Flood cf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Groat ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Maxvill ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
White 1b                      4   1   4   0       0   0       8   0
Boyer 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   0       0   3
James lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Altman rf                     4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Kolb rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   2
McCarver c                    4   0   0   0       0   0      10   2
Gibson p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       33   4   8   3       2   1      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Groat-Javier-White.

BATTING - 
2B: Altman (15,off Farrell); White (22,off Farrell).
3B: James (2,off Farrell).
GDP: Boyer (15,off Farrell); McCarver (3,off Umbricht).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Flood (15,3rd base off Farrell/Bateman); White (8,2nd base off Farrell/Bateman);
Javier (13,2nd base off Farrell/Bateman).

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler cf                   3   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
Runnels 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Wynn lf                       4   0   2   0       0   2       3   0
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       0   4       1   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      15   0
Warwick rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
Lillis ss                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Farrell p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Umbricht p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       1  12      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Farrell-Runnels-Staub, Runnels-Staub.
E: Bateman (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn 2 (8,off Gibson 2).
GDP: Aspromonte (12,off Gibson).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(14-7)                9     5   1   1   1  12   0  32


Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell L(10-10)              8     7   4   4   2   1   0  32
Umbricht                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   4   2   1   0  35


Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 1:36   Attendance: 14483


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Flood walked; Groat was called out on strikes;
White singled [Flood to second]; Flood stole third and White
stole second [Flood scored (error by Bateman), White to third
(on throw)]; Boyer walked; James made an out to first; Altman
doubled [White scored, Boyer scored]; Javier singled [Altman
scored]; Javier stole second; McCarver grounded out (second to
first); 4 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler walked; Runnels struck out; Wynn doubled
[Spangler to third]; Bateman struck out; Staub flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Gibson grounded out (shortstop to first); Flood
flied out to right; Groat grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Warwick singled; Aspromonte grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Warwick out at
second]; Lillis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Colt .45s 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: White singled; Boyer grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [White out at second]; James
tripled; Altman flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Farrell grounded out (third to first); Spangler
was called out on strikes; Runnels grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Javier made an out to third; McCarver grounded
out (second to first); Gibson grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Wynn struck out; Bateman struck out; Staub struck
out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt
.45s 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Flood flied out to left; Groat grounded out
(shortstop to first); White doubled; Boyer grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt
.45s 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Warwick grounded out (second to first);
Aspromonte struck out; Lillis struck out (catcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: James popped to first in foul territory; Altman
flied out to center; Javier flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 6TH: Farrell flied out to left; Spangler lined to
pitcher; Runnels flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: McCarver made an out to shortstop; Gibson flied
to left in foul territory; Flood grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 7TH: Wynn doubled; Bateman struck out; Staub made an
out to shortstop; Warwick made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Groat grounded out (first unassisted); White
singled; Boyer flied out to right; James popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 8TH: MAXVILL REPLACED GROAT (PLAYING SS); Aspromonte
singled; Lillis made an out to shortstop; SMITH BATTED FOR
FARRELL; Smith grounded out (third to first) [Aspromonte to
second]; Spangler singled [Aspromonte scored]; Runnels grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt
.45s 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: UMBRICHT REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Altman
grounded out (second to first); Javier singled; McCarver
grounded into a double play (second to first) [Javier out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 9TH: KOLB REPLACED ALTMAN (PLAYING RF); Wynn was
called out on strikes; Bateman struck out; Staub lined to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Colt .45s 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   8   0    4
 Colt .45s        1   5   1    4


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