Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Colt .45s 5
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Saturday, August 31, 1963 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  4  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 13  0
CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  5  -   6 12  0
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler cf                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Goss pr,cf                  4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Runnels 2b                    2   1   2   0       2   0       1   0
  Fazio 2b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn lf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Bateman c                     5   0   1   1       0   0       5   0
Warwick rf                    4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Staub 1b                      4   1   2   0       0   0      12   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   1   1       0   2       1   1
Lillis ss                     4   1   2   2       0   1       1   5
Brown p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  13   5       2   6      26  11

BATTING - 
2B: Spangler (25,off Jackson); Lillis (9,off Jackson); Runnels (6,off Jackson);
Warwick (16,off Elston).
SH: Brown 2 (3,off Jackson,off Brewer).
GDP: Bateman (7,off Jackson).
Team LOB: 8.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rodgers ss                    5   2   3   1       0   0       3   4
Brock rf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Burke ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Burton cf                     4   1   1   4       0   0       2   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Williams lf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Hubbs 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Ranew 1b                      4   1   2   0       0   1       7   1
Bertell c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
Jackson p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Elston p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mathews ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Koonce p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boros ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brewer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Landrum ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  12   6       1   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rodgers-Hubbs-Ranew, Rodgers-Santo.

BATTING - 
2B: Rodgers (17,off Brown).
HR: Burton (11,9th inning off Woodeshick 3 on 2 out).
SH: Williams (2,off Brown); Burton (5,off Brown).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brown                         8.2  11   4   4   0   4   0  37
Woodeshick L(10-8)            0     1   2   2   1   0   1   2
Totals                        8.2  12   6   6   1   4   1  39


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jackson                       1.1   7   4   4   1   0   0  11
Elston                        1.2   2   0   0   0   2   0   6
Koonce                        4     3   1   1   1   4   0  16
Brewer W(3-2)                 2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9    13   5   5   2   6   0  40


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Vinnie Smith
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 9027


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Chicago Cubs             
1. Spangler            cf        Rodgers             ss
2. Runnels             2b        Brock               rf
3. Wynn                lf        Burton              cf
4. Bateman             c         Santo               3b
5. Warwick             rf        Williams            lf
6. Staub               1b        Hubbs               2b
7. Aspromonte          3b        Ranew               1b
8. Lillis              ss        Bertell             c
9. Brown               p         Jackson             p

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler doubled to left; GOSS RAN FOR SPANGLER;
Runnels walked; Wynn forced Runnels (shortstop to second) [Goss
to third]; Bateman grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: GOSS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Rodgers grounded out
(third to first); Brock grounded out (shortstop to first);
Burton grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Cubs 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Warwick singled to right; Staub singled to right
[Warwick to third]; Aspromonte singled to right [Warwick scored,
Staub to second]; Lillis doubled to left [Staub scored,
Aspromonte scored]; Brown out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Lillis to third]; Goss singled to first [Lillis
scored]; Runnels doubled to left [Goss to third]; ELSTON
REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Wynn lined into a double play
(shortstop to third) [Goss out at third]; 4 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo singled to right; Williams out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Santo to second]; Hubbs grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Santo to third]; Ranew grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Cubs 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Bateman flied out to center; Warwick doubled to
left; Staub singled to third [Warwick to third]; Aspromonte was
called out on strikes; Lillis struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Colt .45s 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Bertell singled to left; MATHEWS BATTED FOR ELSTON;
Mathews struck out; Rodgers singled to left [Bertell to second];
Brock singled to center [Bertell to third, Rodgers to second];
Burton forced Bertell (first to catcher) [Rodgers to third,
Brock to second]; Santo forced Brock (third unassisted); 0 R, 3
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Cubs 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: KOONCE REPLACED MATHEWS (PITCHING); Brown struck
out; Goss grounded out (third to first); Runnels walked; Wynn
singled to left [Runnels to second]; Bateman singled to center
[Runnels scored, Wynn to third]; Warwick was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Williams grounded out (first unassisted); Hubbs
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ranew singled to left;
Bertell forced Ranew (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Staub flied out to left; Aspromonte struck out;
Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 5, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Koonce grounded out (shortstop to first); Rodgers
doubled to left; Brock singled to right [Rodgers scored]; Burton
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Brock to second];
Santo flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Cubs 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: Brown popped to shortstop; Goss struck out;
Runnels singled to right; Wynn popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Williams struck out; Hubbs grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ranew was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 5, Cubs 1.

COLT .45S 7TH: Bateman lined to third; Warwick grounded out
(third to first); Staub grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Bertell singled to right; BOROS BATTED FOR KOONCE;
Boros struck out; Rodgers flied out to right; Brock popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: BREWER REPLACED BOROS (PITCHING); Aspromonte
grounded out (pitcher to first); Lillis singled to shortstop;
Brown out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Lillis to
second]; Goss grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: FAZIO REPLACED RUNNELS (PLAYING 2B); Burton flied out
to left; Santo popped to first in foul territory; Williams flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Cubs 1.

COLT .45S 9TH: Fazio flied to left in foul territory; Wynn flied
out to right; Bateman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Colt .45s 5, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: Hubbs flied out to left; Ranew singled to right;
Bertell flied out to right; LANDRUM BATTED FOR BREWER; On a bunt
Landrum singled to third [Ranew to second]; Rodgers singled to
center [Ranew scored, Landrum to second]; WOODESHICK REPLACED
BROWN (PITCHING); BURKE BATTED FOR BROCK; Burke walked [Landrum
to third, Rodgers to second]; Burton homered [Landrum scored,
Rodgers scored, Burke scored]; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
5, Cubs 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        5  13   0    8
 Cubs             6  12   0    7


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