St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Colt .45s 2
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Thursday, June 25, 1964 (D) at Busch Stadium I

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
STL N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  3  x  -   4  8  1
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss,2b                  5   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Fox 2b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
  White cf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gaines rf                     2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Bond lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Kasko ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   2   2       0   0       0   2
Spangler cf,lf                3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Roberts 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       8   2
Grote c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Bruce p                       3   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Staub ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       3   3      24  10

BATTING - 
2B: Aspromonte (6,off Craig).
3B: Bond (4,off Craig).
HR: Aspromonte (6,6th inning off Craig 0 on 0 out).
SH: Gaines (1,off Craig).
HBP: Aspromonte (2,by Craig).
GDP: Lillis (4,off Hobbie).
IBB: Grote (2,by Craig).
Team LOB: 8.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Flood cf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Brock lf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
White 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0      15   0
Boyer 3b                      4   1   2   2       0   0       0   1
Skinner rf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Warwick pr,rf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Groat ss                      4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Javier 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   6
McCarver c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Craig p                       2   0   1   1       0   0       0   5
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hobbie p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   8   4       2   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Javier-Groat-White.
E: White (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Javier (8,off Bruce); Boyer (7,off Bruce); Groat (17,off Owens).
IBB: Skinner (1,by Owens).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce L(7-4)                  7.2   7   4   4   1   3   0  31
Owens                         0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   4   4   2   3   0  34

IBB: Owens (2,Skinner).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Craig W(4-3)                  8     6   2   2   3   2   1  33
Hobbie SV(1)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   2   2   3   3   1  37

HBP: Craig (4,Aspromonte).
IBB: Craig (4,Grote).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Jocko Conlan, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 6842


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Lillis              ss        Flood               cf
2. Fox                 2b        Brock               lf
3. Gaines              rf        White               1b
4. Bond                lf        Boyer               3b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Skinner             rf
6. Spangler            cf        Groat               ss
7. Roberts             1b        Javier              2b
8. Grote               c         McCarver            c
9. Bruce               p         Craig               p

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis flied out to center; Fox grounded out
(pitcher to first); Gaines grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Flood grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Brock was called out on strikes; White grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Cardinals 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Bond tripled to left; Aspromonte doubled to right
[Bond scored]; Spangler walked; Roberts grounded out (second to
first) [Aspromonte to third, Spangler to second]; Grote was
walked intentionally; Bruce flied out to right; Lillis flied out
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Boyer flied to left in foul territory; Skinner
flied out to right; Groat flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cardinals 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Fox singled to right; Gaines out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Fox to second]; Bond popped to first in
foul territory; Aspromonte was hit by a pitch; Spangler flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Javier doubled to left; McCarver grounded out
(first unassisted) [Javier to third]; Craig singled to center
[Javier scored]; On a bunt Flood singled to pitcher [Craig to
second]; Brock grounded out (first to pitcher) [Craig to third,
Flood to second]; White grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cardinals 1.

COLT .45S 4TH: Roberts struck out; Grote grounded out (shortstop
to first); Bruce singled to left; Lillis forced Bruce (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Boyer singled to center; Skinner flied out to
center; Groat grounded out (second to pitcher) [Boyer to
second]; Javier struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1,
Cardinals 1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Fox grounded out (first unassisted); Gaines
walked; Bond lined to center; Gaines was picked off first
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: McCarver grounded out (second to first); Craig
grounded out (shortstop to first); Flood grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Cardinals 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: Aspromonte homered; Spangler singled to left;
Roberts flied out to left; Grote flied out to right; Bruce
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock singled to center; White forced Brock
(shortstop unassisted); Boyer made an out to second; Skinner
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2,
Cardinals 1.

COLT .45S 7TH: Lillis grounded out (pitcher to first); Fox
grounded out (second to first); Gaines struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Groat made an out to shortstop; Javier popped to
catcher in foul territory; McCarver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: Bond grounded out (third to first); Aspromonte
grounded out (pitcher to first); Spangler grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: WHITE REPLACED FOX (PLAYING CF); KASKO REPLACED
BOND (PLAYING SS); SPANGLER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
LILLIS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); GAGLIANO BATTED FOR
CRAIG; Gagliano grounded out (third to first); Flood walked;
Brock flied to left in foul territory; White singled to center
[Flood to third]; Boyer doubled to right [Flood scored, White
scored]; OWENS REPLACED BRUCE (PITCHING); Skinner was walked
intentionally; WARWICK RAN FOR SKINNER; Groat doubled to right
[Boyer scored, Warwick to third]; Javier grounded out (shortstop
to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Cardinals 4.

COLT .45S 9TH: WARWICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); HOBBIE
REPLACED GAGLIANO (PITCHING); Roberts reached on an error by
White; Grote struck out; STAUB BATTED FOR OWENS; Staub singled
to center [Roberts to second]; RAYMOND RAN FOR STAUB; Lillis
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Raymond out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2,
Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        2   7   0    8
 Cardinals        4   8   1    6


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