Houston Colt .45s 2, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Saturday, September 7, 1963 (N) at Colt Stadium

CHI N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  5  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock rf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Rodgers ss                    4   1   2   0       0   1       1   2
Burton cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Santo 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   1       0   2
Williams lf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hubbs 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       4   3
Boccabella 1b                 3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Banks 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ranew c                       3   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Ellsworth p                   3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       29   1   4   1       1  10      26   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rodgers-Hubbs-Boccabella, Rodgers-Hubbs-Boccabella.

BATTING - 
2B: Santo (27,off Farrell).
SF: Santo (11,off Farrell).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Brock (11,2nd base by Farrell/Smith).

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fazio 2b                      3   1   0   0       1   1       0   1
Warwick rf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Wynn lf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Smith c                       3   0   1   0       1   1      11   1
Goss cf                       4   0   1   2       0   2       3   0
Staub 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       7   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Lillis ss                     2   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Farrell p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Weekly ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruce pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   5   2       3  11      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Smith-Lillis.

BATTING - 
2B: Smith (2,off Ellsworth); Goss (13,off Ellsworth).
SH: Farrell (3,off Ellsworth).
GDP: Wynn (4,off Ellsworth); Smith (2,off Ellsworth).
IBB: Smith (1,by Ellsworth).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellsworth L(20-8)             8.2   5   2   2   3  11   0  32

WP: Ellsworth 2 (3).
IBB: Ellsworth (8,Smith).

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell W(11-13)              9     4   1   1   1  10   0  31


Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 4802


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Colt .45s        
1. Brock               rf        Fazio               2b
2. Rodgers             ss        Warwick             rf
3. Burton              cf        Wynn                lf
4. Santo               3b        Smith               c
5. Williams            lf        Goss                cf
6. Hubbs               2b        Staub               1b
7. Boccabella          1b        Aspromonte          3b
8. Ranew               c         Lillis              ss
9. Ellsworth           p         Farrell             p

CUBS 1ST: 1:32 rain delay before start of game; Brock
walked; Rodgers struck out while Brock was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Burton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Fazio flied out to right; Warwick singled to
left; Wynn grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Warwick out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo grounded out (third to first); Williams grounded
out (third to first); Hubbs struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Smith doubled to right; Goss flied out to center
[Smith to third]; Staub struck out; Aspromonte struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 3RD: Boccabella grounded out (shortstop to first); Ranew
grounded out (pitcher to first); Ellsworth flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis walked; Farrell out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Lillis to second]; Fazio struck out;
Warwick struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 4TH: Brock flied out to left; Rodgers singled to center;
Burton singled to right [Rodgers to third]; Santo hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Rodgers scored]; Williams grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Wynn was called out on strikes; Smith struck out;
Goss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hubbs struck out; Boccabella flied out to left; Ranew
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Staub struck out; Aspromonte flied out to right;
Lillis grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 6TH: Ellsworth struck out; On a bunt Brock popped to
catcher in foul territory; Rodgers flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 6TH: Farrell flied out to center; Fazio grounded out
(third to first); Warwick flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 7TH: Burton flied out to center; Santo doubled to left;
Williams struck out; Hubbs grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 7TH: Wynn singled to center; Smith grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Wynn out at second];
Goss struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 8TH: Boccabella struck out; Ranew grounded out (second to
first); Ellsworth was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 8TH: BANKS REPLACED BOCCABELLA (PLAYING 1B); Staub
popped to shortstop; Aspromonte lined to second; Lillis grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

CUBS 9TH: Brock struck out; Rodgers singled to center; Burton
forced Rodgers (first to shortstop); Santo struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 9TH: WEEKLY BATTED FOR FARRELL; Weekly singled to
right; BRUCE RAN FOR WEEKLY; Ellsworth threw a wild pitch [Bruce
to second]; Fazio walked; Ellsworth threw a wild pitch [Bruce to
third, Fazio to second]; Warwick was called out on strikes; Wynn
struck out; Smith was walked intentionally; Goss doubled to
right [Bruce scored, Fazio scored, Smith to third]; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Colt .45s 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   4   0    3
 Colt .45s        2   5   0    4


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