Houston Colt .45s 5, Milwaukee Braves 2
Regular Season Game 65
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, June 21, 1964 (D) at County Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    2  0  1    0  1  0  -   5 13  1
MIL N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 11  0
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis 2b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Spangler lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Gaines rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
White cf                      5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Staub 1b                      4   2   4   3       0   0      10   0
Grote c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Kasko ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Bruce p                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       37   5  13   4       1   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kasko-Staub, Lillis-Kasko-Staub.
E: Aspromonte (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Kasko (9,off Spahn); Bruce (1,off Spahn).
3B: Gaines (1,off Hoeft).
HR: Staub 2 (4,6th inning off Spahn 0 on 0 out,8th inning off Hoeft 0 on 1
out).
SH: Spangler (4,off Spahn).
SF: Gaines (1,off Spahn).
GDP: Grote (1,off Spahn).
Team LOB: 8.

Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cline cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Bolling 2b                    4   0   2   0       0   1       2   3
Aaron rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Maye lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Alou 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   0      12   0
Torre c                       4   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
  Schneider pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Woodward ss                   4   1   3   0       0   0       3   5
Spahn p                       2   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carty ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoeft p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   2  11   2       0   2      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Woodward-Bolling-Alou.

BATTING - 
2B: Spahn (2,off Bruce).
HR: Torre (11,2nd inning off Bruce 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Menke (3,off Bruce); Carty (2,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce W(7-3)                  9    11   2   2   0   2   1  36


Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Spahn L(5-6)                  5.2  10   4   4   1   2   1  27
Blasingame                    1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Hoeft                         2     3   1   1   0   0   1   9
Totals                        9    13   5   5   1   3   2  40

WP: Spahn 2 (4).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Vinnie Smith, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:24   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Milwaukee Braves         
1. Lillis              2b        Cline               cf
2. Spangler            lf        Bolling             2b
3. Gaines              rf        Aaron               rf
4. White               cf        Maye                lf
5. Aspromonte          3b        Alou                1b
6. Staub               1b        Torre               c
7. Grote               c         Menke               3b
8. Kasko               ss        Woodward            ss
9. Bruce               p         Spahn               p

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis singled; Spahn threw a wild pitch [Lillis
to second]; Spahn threw a wild pitch [Lillis to third]; Spangler
walked; Gaines hit a sacrifice fly to center [Lillis scored];
White grounded out (shortstop to first) [Spangler to second];
Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Colt .45s 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Cline grounded out (first unassisted); Bolling
singled; Aaron popped to catcher in foul territory; Maye
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s
1, Braves 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Staub singled; Grote flied out to right; Kasko
made an out to shortstop; Bruce struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Alou flied out to left; Torre homered; Menke struck
out; Woodward singled; Spahn doubled [Woodward scored]; Cline
flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Braves 2.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis grounded out (first unassisted); Spangler
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gaines struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Bolling singled; Aaron flied out to right; Maye made
an out to shortstop; Alou grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Braves 2.

COLT .45S 4TH: White singled; Aspromonte singled [White to
second]; Staub singled [White scored, Aspromonte to third];
Grote grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Aspromonte scored, Staub out at second]; Kasko doubled; Bruce
made an out to first; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 3, Braves
2.

BRAVES 4TH: Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke flied
out to center; Woodward singled; Spahn grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 3, Braves 2.

COLT .45S 5TH: Lillis singled; Spangler out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Lillis to second]; Gaines made an out to
shortstop; White singled [Lillis to third]; Aspromonte flied out
to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 3, Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Cline singled [Cline to second (error by
Aspromonte)]; Bolling struck out; Aaron lined to third; Maye
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 3, Braves 2.

COLT .45S 6TH: Staub homered; Grote grounded out (pitcher to
first); Kasko flied out to left; Bruce doubled; BLASINGAME
REPLACED SPAHN (PITCHING); Lillis grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Alou singled; Torre popped to catcher in foul
territory; Menke grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Alou out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 4,
Braves 2.

COLT .45S 7TH: Spangler flied out to center; Gaines flied out to
left; White struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 4,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Woodward singled; CARTY BATTED FOR BLASINGAME; Carty
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Woodward out at second]; Cline singled; Bolling forced Cline
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4,
Braves 2.

COLT .45S 8TH: HOEFT REPLACED CARTY (PITCHING); Aspromonte
grounded out (second to first); Staub homered; Grote singled;
Kasko popped to catcher in foul territory; Bruce forced Grote
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Aaron popped to third in foul territory; Maye popped
to catcher in foul territory; Alou lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Braves 2.

COLT .45S 9TH: Lillis grounded out (third to first); Spangler
made an out to shortstop; Gaines tripled; White grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Braves
2.

BRAVES 9TH: Torre singled; SCHNEIDER RAN FOR TORRE; Menke flied
out to center; Woodward made an out to first; BAILEY BATTED FOR
HOEFT; Bailey grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Braves 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        5  13   1    8
 Braves           2  11   0    7


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