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Old 03-03-2019, 07:48 PM   #1
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The anthology of the houston astros

This will follow the format of my Texas Rangers replay. Beginning with the Colt .45s in 1962.

1962 HOUSTON COLT .45S
PRIMARY LINEUP
1. Joey Amalfitano 2B
2. Don Buddin SS
3. Al Spangler LF
4. Roman Mejias RF
5. Norm Larker 1B
6. Bob Aspromonte 3B
7. Hal W Smith C
8. Don Taussig CF

ROTATION
1. Ken T Johnson
2. Turk Farrell
3. Bob Bruce
4. Hal Woodeshick
5. Bobby Tiefenauer

PREDICTIONS
AMERICAN LEAGUE
New York Yankees 101-61
Baltimore Orioles 93-69
Detroit Tigers 88-74
Chicago White Sox 86-76
Minnesota Twins 86-76
Los Angeles Angels 80-82
Boston Red Sox 77-85
Washington Senators 75-87
Cleveland Indians 67-95
Kansas City Athletics 60-102

TOP HITTERS
1. Mickey Mantle CF New York
2. Norm Cash 1B Detroit
3. Harmon Killebrew LF Minnesota
4. Al Kaline RF Detroit
5. Roger Maris RF New York
6. Leon Wagner LF Los Angeles
7. Chuck Hinton RF Washington
8. Jim Gentile 1B Baltimore
9. Carl Yastrzemski LF Boston
10. Gene Woodling LF Washington

TOP PITCHERS
1. Camilo Pascual Minnesota
2. Whitey Ford New York
3. Juan Pizarro Chicago
4. Bill Monbouquette Boston
5. Ralph Terry New York
6. Dean Chance Los Angeles
7. Joe Nuxhall Los Angeles
8. Jim Kaat Minnesota
9. Jim Bouton New York
10. Gary Peters Chicago

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco Giants 106-56
Pittsburgh Pirates 95-67
Cincinnati Reds 94-68
Los Angeles Dodgers 91-71
St Louis Cardinals 89-73
Milwaukee Braves 85-77
Philadelphia Phillies 76-86
Houston Colt .45s 67-95
Chicago Cubs 56-106
New York Mets 53-109

TOP HITTERS
1. Willie Mays CF San Francisco
2. Hank Aaron RF Milwaukee
3. Orlando Cepeda 1B San Francisco
4. Vada Pinson CF Cincinnati
5. Felipe Alou RF San Francisco
6. Roberto Clemente RF Pittsburgh
7. Frank Robinson RF Cincinnati
8. Ken Hoyer 3B St Louis
9. Maury Wills SS Los Angeles
10. Curt Flood CF St Louis

TOP PITCHERS
1. Sandy Koufax Los Angeles
2. Ken T Johnson Houston
3. Don Drysdale Los Angeles
4. Billy O'Dell San Francisco
5. Jim O'Toole Cincinnati
6. Bob Gibson St Louis
7. Billy Pierce San Francisco
8. Juan Marichal San Francisco
9. Bob Friend Pittsburgh
10. Curt Simmons St Louis

TOP PROSPECTS
1. CF Don Lock Washington Senators
2. LF Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates
3. SP Al Downing New York Yankees
4. CF Jim L Hickman New York Mets
5. 3B Bob Bailey Pittsburgh Pirates
6. SP Denny Lemaster Milwaukee Braves
7. 2B Denis Menke Milwaukee Braves
8. C John Orsino San Francisco Giants
9. SP Dennis Bennett Philadelphia Phillies
10. SP Jim Bouton New York Yankees



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APRIL 9, 1962
Today is Opening Day. The Colt .45s will begin their inaugural season tomorrow.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit at Washington

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia at Cincinnati

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 4 Washington 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Cincinnati 5 Philadelphia 4 13 innings

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Wally Post Cincinnati Reds 2 for 3, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Wes Covington Philadelphia Phillies 2 for 5, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB

3. Jim O'Toole Cincinnati Reds 7.0 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K

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APRIL 10, 1962
The Colt .45s begin their inaugural season with a three game series at home against the Chicago Cubs.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland at Boston
Baltimore at New York
Los Angeles at Chicago
Minnesota at Kansas City

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 0-1 at Pittsburgh
Cincinnati 1-0 at Los Angeles
Milwaukee at San Francisco
New York at St Louis

CHICAGO CUBS AT HOUSTON COLT .45S
MATCHUPS
SP Dick Ellsworth vs Ken T Johnson Advantage Houston
C Dick Bertell vs Hal W Smith Advantage Push
1B Ernie Banks vs Norm Larker Advantage Chicago
2B Ken Hubbs vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage Houston
3B Ron Santo vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage Chicago
SS Andre Rodgers vs Don Buddin Advantage Push
LF Billy L Williams vs Al Spangler Advantage Chicago
CF George Altman vs Don Taussig Advantage Chicago
RF Lou Brock vs Roman Mejias Advantage Houston
Overall Advantage Chicago

In the bottom of the third, the Colt .45s loaded the bases with one out. Mejias hit a sacrifice fly to center to put the Colt .45s on the board for the first time ever.

After three: Houston 1 Chicago 0.

In the top of the sixth, Rodgers put the Cubs in the lead with a two run double.

After six: Chicago 2 Houston 1.

In the top of the eighth, Banks stretched the Cubs lead with an RBI single.

In the top of the ninth, Williams tacked on an RBI single.

The Cubs out hit the Colt .45s 10-5. Johnson struck out 10 batters in the loss.

Final score: Chicago 4 Houston 1.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dick Ellsworth 9.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 3 Boston 1
New York 9 Baltimore 4
Los Angeles 5 Chicago 3 12 innings
Kansas City 9 Minnesota 4

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 5 Philadelphia 4
Los Angeles 6 Cincinnati 3
Milwaukee 4 San Francisco 3
St Louis 5 New York 4

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Tom Tresh New York Yankees 2 for 4, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Gino Cimoli Kansas City Athletics 3 for 3, 2B, HR, 5 RBI, R

3. Bill Virdon Pittsburgh Pirates 3 for 3, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB

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APRIL 11, 1962
Tonight is the second game in the series in Houston between the Colt .45s and the Chicago Cubs.

The Colt .45s signed bench coach Jimmy Aker to a 2-year, $7,100 per year contract.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 1-0 at Boston 0-1
Detroit 1-0 at Washington 0-1
Minnesota 0-1 at Kansas City 1-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 0-2 at Pittsburgh 1-0
New York 0-1 at St Louis 1-0
Cincinnati 1-1 at Los Angeles 1-0
Milwaukee 1-0 at San Francisco 0-1

CHICAGO CUBS (1-0) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (0-1)
MATCHUPS
SP Don Cardwell vs Turk Farrell Advantage Houston
C Dick Bertell vs Hal W Smith Advantage Push
1B Ernie Banks vs Norm Larker Advantage Chicago
2B Ken Hubbs vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage Push
3B Ron Santo vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage Chicago
LF Billy L Williams vs Al Spangler Advantage Push
CF George Altman vs Don Taussig Advantage Chicago
RF Lou Brock vs Roman Mejias Advantage Push
Overall Advantage Chicago

In the bottom of the first, Amalfitano scored on a wild pitch. Spangler scored on a Mejias grounder to second.

After three: Houston 2 Chicago 0.

The pitcher Farrell led off the bottom of the fifth with the first home run in Colt .45s history.

After six: Houston 3 Chicago 0.

In the top of the eighth, Santo finally put the Cubs on the board with an RBI double.

In the bottom of the eighth, the Colt. 45s loaded the bases with two out. Farrell flew to left to end the inning.

In the top of the ninth, with a runner on first and one out, Jim Umbricht took the mound for the Colt .45s. Two outs later, he had the first save in Colt .45s history.

Final score: Houston 3 Chicago 1.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Turk Farrell 8.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 9 K, 1 for 4, HR, RBI, R

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 2 Cleveland 0
Washington 3 Detroit 0
Kansas City 4 Minnesota 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 4 Philadelphia 3
St Louis 9 New York 1
Los Angeles 2 Cincinnati 0
San Francisco 7 Milwaukee 2

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Don Drysdale Los Angeles Dodgers 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 10 K, W

2. Don Schwall Boston Red Sox 9.0 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 5 BB, 7 K, W

3. Claude Osteen Washington Senators 9.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, W

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APRIL 12, 1962
Today is the rubber match in the series in Houston between the Colt .45s and the Chicago Cubs.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 1-1 at Washington 1-1
Los Angeles 1-0 at Chicago 0-1
Minnesota 0-2 at Kansas City 2-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Milwaukee 1-1 at San Francisco 1-1
Cincinnati 1-2 at Los Angeles 2-0

CHICAGO CUBS (1-1) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (1-1)
MATCHUPS
SP Glen Hobbie vs Bob Bruce Advantage Push
C Dick Bertell vs Merritt Ranew Advantage Push
1B Ernie Banks vs Norm Larker Advantage Chicago
2B Ken Hubbs vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage Push
3B Ron Santo vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage Chicago
SS Andre Rodgers vs Don Buddin Advantage Chicago
LF Billy L Williams vs Al Spangler Advantage Push
CF George Altman vs Don Taussig Advantage Chicago
RF Lou Brock vs Roman Mejias Advantage Houston
Overall Advantage Chicago

In the top of the first, Williams hit a two-run double.

In the top of the second, Brock pitched in an RBI single. Santo added his own RBI single.

Banks led off the top of the third with a home run.

After three: Chicago 5 Houston 0.

In the bottom of the fifth, Amalfitano got the Colt .45s on the board with a 2-run single.

In the top of the sixth, Bertell scored from third on a throwing error by Ranew as Brock was stealing second. A couple of walks later and the bases were loaded with one out. Williams flied out to center and then Taussig threw Brock out a home as he had tagged up and tried to score.

After six: Chicago 6 Houston 2.

In the top of the seventh, Taussig got the Colt .45s closer with an RBI single. Taussig would later score when Amalfitano grounded to short.

Bobby Shantz took the mound for the Colt .45s in the top of the eighth.

Barney Schultz took the mound for the Cubs in the bottom of the eighth. Aspromonte hit an RBI single to make it a one-run game.

In the bottom of the ninth, with the tying run at first, Spangler flew out to center to end the game.

The two teams combined for 23 hits in the contest.

Final score: Chicago 6 Houston 5.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Lou Brock 4 for 5, RBI, R

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 9 Washington 0
Los Angeles 7 Chicago 6 12 innings
Kansas City 5 Minnesota 4

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco 7 Milwaukee 2
Cincinnati 7 Los Angeles 3

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Norm Cash Detroit Tigers 2 for 4, 3B, HR, 6 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Tom Haller San Francisco Giants 3 for 3, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, BB

3. Frank Lary Detroit Tigers 9.0 IP, 7 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, W



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APRIL 13, 1962
The Colt .45s head on an eight game road trip that begins on Friday the 13th with a four-game series in Philadelphia against the Phillies.

Minnesota Twins CL Ray Moore is expected to miss the next 4 months due to shoulder inflammation.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 1-1 at Baltimore 0-1
Washington 1-2 at Cleveland 1-1
New York 1-0 at Detroit 2-1
Los Angeles 2-0 at Minnesota 0-3
Chicago 0-2 at Kansas City 3-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 2-0 at New York 0-2
St Louis 2-0 at Chicago 2-1
Milwaukee 1-2 at Los Angeles 2-1
Cincinnati 2-2 at San Francisco 2-1

HOUSTON COLT .45S (1-2) AT PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (0-3)
MATCHUPS
SP Hal Woodeshick vs Chris Short Advantage Philadelphia
C Hal W Smith vs Clay Dalrymple Advantage Philadelphia
1B Norm Larker vs Roy Sievers Advantage Philadelphia
2B Joey Amalfitano vs Tony Taylor Advantage Philadelphia
3B Bob Aspromonte vs Don Demeter Advantage Philadelphia
SS Don Buddin vs Ruben Amaro Sr Advantage Philadelphia
LF Al Spangler vs Ted Savage Advantage Houston
CF Don Taussig vs Tony Gonzalez Advantage Philadelphia
RF Roman Mejias vs Johnny Callison Advantage Philadelphia
Overall Advantage Philadelphia

In the top of the second, with runners at first and second, a throwing error followed a Smith single to give the Colt .45s the lead.

In the bottom of the second, Dalrymple hit an RBI double to tie the game.

In the bottom of the third, Sievers delivered a run-scoring triple to put the Phillies in the lead. Taylor then brought Sievers home with a single.

After three: Philadelphia 3 Houston 1.

In the bottom of the fourth, Demeter hit an RBI single.

In the bottom of the fifth, with runners at first and second and one out, Jim Golden took the mound for the Colt .45s. Amaro knocked a run in with a single.

In the bottom of the sixth, Callison hit a solo home run.

After six: Philadelphia 6 Houston 1.

In the bottom of the eighth, Dave Giusti took the mound for the Colt .45s. Callison hit an RBI triple. Sievers added an RBI single.

The Phillies got 13 hits in the win.

Final score: Philadelphia 8 Houston 1.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Chris Short 9.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 6 Baltimore 3
Washington 6 Cleveland 2
New York 5 Detroit 2
Minnesota 9 Los Angeles 3
Kansas City 5 Chicago 4

NATIONAL LEAGUE
New York 6 Pittsburgh 0
Chicago 4 St Louis 3
Los Angeles 4 Milwaukee 0
Cincinnati 7 San Francisco 5

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Stan Williams Los Angeles Dodgers 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, W

2. Roger Craig New York Mets 9.0 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, W

3. Roy Sievers Philadelphia Phillies 3 for 3, 3B, 2 RBI, 2 R, 2 BB

Boston Red Sox LF Carl Yastrzemski has been suspended for 4 games and Baltimore Orioles SP Milt Pappas has been suspended for 6 games following a benches-clearing brawl in tonight's game.

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APRIL 14, 1962
Today is the second game in the series in Philadelphia between the Colt .45s and the Phillies.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 2-1 at Baltimore 0-2
Washington 2-2 at Cleveland 1-2
New York 2-0 at Detroit 2-2
Los Angeles 2-1 at Minnesota 1-3
Chicago 0-3 at Kansas City 4-0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 2-1 at New York 1-2
St Louis 2-1 at Chicago 3-1
Cincinnati 3-2 at San Francisco 2-2
Milwaukee 1-3 at Los Angeles 3-1

HOUSTON COLT .45S (1-3) AT PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (1-3)
MATCHUPS
SP Bobby Tiefenauer vs Dennis Bennett Advantage Philadelphia
C Hal W Smith vs Clay Dalrymple Advantage Philadelphia
1B Norm Larker vs Roy Sievers Advantage Philadelphia
2B Joey Amalfitano vs Tony Taylor Advantage Philadelphia
3B Bob Aspromonte vs Don Demeter Advantage Philadelphia
SS Don Buddin vs Ruben Amaro Sr Advantage Philadelphia
LF Al Spangler vs Wes Covington Advantage Houston
CF Don Taussig vs Tony Gonzalez Advantage Houston
RF Ron Mejias vs Johnny Callison Advantage Philadelphia
Overall Advantage Philadelphia

Tiefenauer walked the first three batters he faced to give the Phillies bases loaded nobody out in the bottom of the first. Callison singled to score one. Demeter reached when Larker mishandled a grounder to bring another run home. Taylor singled to make it 3-0. Dalrymple walked on a full count pitch. 4-0 Phillies. And bases were still loaded with nobody out. Amaro grounded into the 5-4-3 but Demeter scored to make it 5-0. Bennett, the pitcher and ninth batter of the inning got an RBI single next.

After three: Philadelphia 6 Houston 0.

In the bottom of the fourth, the Phillies loaded the bases with one out. Demeter grounded into the 6-4-3 to end the inning.

In the bottom of the sixth, with a runner on second and one out, Jim Golden took the mound for the Colt .45s and stranded the runner at third.

After six: Philadelphia 6 Houston 0.

In the top of the eighth, Mejias hit an RBI single as the Colt .45s avoided the shutout.

In the bottom of the eighth, Dave Giusti took the mound for the Colt .45s. Callison stroked an RBI single.

The Phillies got 11 hits in the win.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dennis Bennett 9.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Baltimore 8 Boston 3
Washington 8 Cleveland 7
Detroit 6 New York 5
Minnesota 8 Los Angeles 4
Chicago 8 Kansas City 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 7 New York 4
St Louis 6 Chicago 1
Cincinnati 6 San Francisco 5
Milwaukee 8 Los Angeles 4

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Al Kaline Detroit Tigers 4 for 4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, BB

2. Boog Powell Baltimore Orioles 2 for 4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, BB

3. Dick Stigman Minnesota Twins 9.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, W



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APRIL 15, 1962
The Colt .45s will conclude the series in Philadelphia with a Sunday double header against the Phillies. This will be the first double header in Colt .45s history. The Phillies won the first two games of this series by a combined score of 15-2.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Washington 3-2 at Cleveland 1-3 (2)
Boston 2-2 at Baltimore 1-2 (2)
New York 2-1 at Detroit 3-2
Chicago 1-3 at Kansas City 4-1
Los Angeles 2-2 at Minnesota 2-3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 3-1 at New York 1-3 (2)
St Louis 3-1 at Chicago 3-2
Cincinnati 4-2 at San Francisco 2-3
Milwaukee 2-3 at Los Angeles 3-2

HOUSTON COLT .45S (1-4) AT PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (2-3) GAME ONE
MATCHUPS
SP Ken T Johnson vs Art Mahaffey Advantage Push
C Hal W Smith vs Clay Dalrymple Advantage Philadelphia
1B Norm Larker vs Roy Sievers Advantage Philadelphia
2B Joey Amalfitano vs Tony Taylor Advantage Philadelphia
3B Bob Aspromonte vs Don Demeter Advantage Philadelphia
SS Don Buddin vs Ruben Amaro Sr Advantage Push
LF Al Spangler vs Wes Covington Advantage Houston
CF Don Taussig vs Tony Gonzalez Advantage Philadelphia
RF Roman Mejias vs Johnny Callison Advantage Philadelphia
Overall Advantage Philadelphia

In the bottom of the first, the Phillies loaded the bases with one out. Demeter scored two with a single. Taylor then brought two home with a triple. Dalrymple brought Taylor home with a single. The Phillies batted around the order in the first.

In the top of the second, Taussig answered with a two-run double.

In the bottom of the second, Callison hit a run-scoring single.

After three: Philadelphia 6 Houston 2.

In the bottom of the sixth, Sievers got an RBI single.

After six: Philadelphia 7 Houston 2.

In the bottom of the eighth, Dean Stone came out to pitch for the Colt .45s.

The Phillies got 14 hits in the win.

Final score: Philadelphia 7 Houston 2.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Art Mahaffey 9.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K

HOUSTON COLT .45S (1-5) AT PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (3-3) GAME TWO
MATCHUPS
SP Turk Farrell vs Dallas Green Advantage Houston
C Merritt Ranew vs Bob Oldis Advantage Houston
1B Norm Larker vs Roy Sievers Advantage Philadelphia
2B Joey Amalfitano vs Tony Taylor Advantage Philadelphia
3B Bob Aspromonte vs Don Demeter Advantage Philadelphia
SS Don Buddin vs Ruben Amaro Sr Advantage Push
LF Al Spangler vs Wes Covington Advantage Houston
CF Don Taussig vs Tony Gonzalez Advantage Philadelphia
RF Roman Mejias vs Johnny Callison Advantage Philadelphia
Overall Advantage Philadelphia

In the top of the first, Buddin hit a solo home run.

In the top of the second, an Amalfitano single had a chance to add to the lead but Callison threw Taussig out at home as he was trying to score from second.

After three: Houston 1 Philadelphia 0.

In the top of the fifth, Mejias came through with an RBI single.

After six: Houston 2 Philadelphia 0.

In the top of the seventh, with Amalfitano on first and one out, Bill G Smith took the mound for the Phillies. Amalfitano went on to score on a wild pitch.

Frank Sullivan took the mound for the Phillies in the top of the eighth.

Jim Umbricht took the mound for the Colt .45s in the bottom of the eighth.

The Colt .45s got 10 hits in the game to avoid the four-game sweep.

Final score: Houston 3 Philadelphia 0.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Turk Farrell 7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland 5 Washington 0 Game 1
Cleveland 6 Washington 0 Game 2
Baltimore 4 Boston 2 Game 1
Baltimore 7 Boston 0 Game 2
Detroit 3 New York 2
Kansas City 2 Chicago 0
Minnesota 11 Los Angeles 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 1 New York 0 Game 1
Pittsburgh 3 New York 0 Game 2
St Louis 12 Chicago 3
San Francisco 5 Cincinnati 4 11 innings
Los Angeles 3 Milwaukee 1


TOP PERFORMERS
1. Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers 9.0 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 12 K, W

2. Mudcat Grant Cleveland Indians 9.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, W

3. Bob Friend Pittsburgh Pirates 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, W

Dick Donovan of the Cleveland Indians, Dave Wickersham of the Kansas City Athletics and Jack Fisher of the Baltimore Orioles each pitched a complete game shutout.

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APRIL 16, 1962
The Colt .45s continue their road trip with two games in New York against the other expansion team from 1962, the Mets. The Colt .45s are 1-3 so far on this road trip. The two teams are a combined 3-10 in their first week of existence.

AL Player of the Week: SP Dick Donovan Cleveland Indians

NL Player of the Week: 1B Roy Sievers Philadelphia Phillies

Chicago White Sox SP Gary Peters has a torn rotator cuff and willmiss the next 4-5 months.

WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS
1. Pittsburgh Pirates
2. Kansas City Athletics
3. St Louis Cardinals
4. Detroit Tigers
5. Los Angeles Dodgers
6. Baltimore Orioles
7. Cincinnati Reds
8. Minnesota Twins
9. Cleveland Indians
10. San Francisco Giants
11. Chicago Cubs
12. New York Yankees
13. Philadelphia Phillies
14. Washington Senators
15. Los Angeles Angels
16. Milwaukee Braves
17. Boston Red Sox
18. Houston Colt .45s
19. Chicago White Sox
20. New York Mets

The Washington Senators have traded CF Jim Piersall and RP Jim Hannan to the Cleveland Indians for C Gene Green.

The entire American League has the day off.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 5-1 at Chicago 3-3
St Louis 4-1 at Philadelphia 3-4
Milwaukee 2-4 at Cincinnati 4-3
Los Angeles 4-2 at San Francisco 3-3

HOUSTON COLT .45S (2-5) AT NEW YORK METS (1-5)
The game was cancelled due to bad weather. It was rescheduled for tomorrow as part of a double header.

OTHER SCORES
NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 5 Chicago 2
St Louis 4 Philadelphia 0
Milwaukee 13 Cincinnati 2
San Francisco 5 Los Angeles 0

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Eddie Mathews Milwaukee Braves 4 for 5, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Lou B Johnson Milwaukee Braves 2 for 3, 2B, 4 RBI, 2 R, 3 BB

3. Felipe Alou San Francisco Giants 4 for 5, 2B, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R

Bob Gibson of the St Louis Cardinals and Juan Marichal of the San Francisco Giants each pitched a complete game shutout.

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APRIL 17, 1962
Due to yesterday's rainout, the Colt .45s will face the Mets in a Tuesday double header in New York today.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Washington 3-4 at Detroit 4-2
Chicago 1-4 at Minnesota 3-3
New York 2-2 at Baltimore 3-2
Boston 2-4 at Cleveland 3-3
Kansas City 5-1 at Los Angeles 2-3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 6-1 at Chicago 3-4
Los Angeles 4-3 at San Francisco's 4-3
St Louis 5-1 at Philadelphia 3-5

HOUSTON COLT .45S (2-5) AT NEW YORK METS (1-5) GAME ONE
MATCHUPS
SP Bob Bruce vs Bob L Miller Advantage Houston
C Hal W Smith vs Hobie Landrith Advantage Houston
1B Norm Larker vs Ed Bouchee Advantage Houston
2B Joey Amalfitano vs Charlie Neal Advantage Push
3B Bob Aspromonte vs Felix Mantilla Advantage New York
SS Don Buddin vs Elio Chacon Advantage Push
LF Al Spangler vs Frank J Thomas Advantage Houston
CF Don Taussig vs Jim L Hickman Advantage New York
RF Roman Mejias vs Richie Ashburn Advantage New York
Overall Advantage Push

In the top of the first, Mejias got an RBI single.

In the bottom of the first, Mantilla tied it with his own RBI single.

In the top of the third, Larker put the Colt .45s back in front with a two-run double.

None of the runs in the first three innings were earned.

After three: Houston 3 New York 1.

In the bottom of the fifth, Neal scored on a wild pitch. Thomas then tied the game with an RBI double. Hickman brought Thomas home with a single to give the Mets their first lead of the game.

In the bottom of the sixth, the Mets loaded the bases with two out. Mantilla flew out to left to end the inning.

After six: New York 4 Houston 3.

Clem Labine took the mound for the Mets in the top of the eighth.

Aftera leadoff single in the bottom of the eighth, Bobby Shantz took the mound for the Colt .45s. The Mets loaded the bases with one out. Shantz then struck out Neal and Mantilla to get outof the inning.

In the top of the ninth, with runners on the corners, Amalfitano lined to short to end the game.

The Mets won despite committing three errors.

Final score: New York 4 Houston 3.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Bob L Miller 7.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K

HOUSTON COLT .45S (2-6) AT NEW YORK METS (2-5) GAME TWO
MATCHUPS
SP Hal Woodeshick vs Roger Craig Advantage Push
C Merritt Ranew vs Chris Cannizzaro Advantage Houston
1B Norm Larker vs Ed Bouchee Advantage Houston
2B Joey Amalfitano vs Charlie Neal Advantage Push
3B Bob Aspromonte vs Felix Mantilla Advantage New York
SS Don Buddin vs Elio Chacon Advantage Push
LF Al Spangler vs Frank J Thomas Advantage Houston
CF Don Taussig vs Jim L Hickman Advantage New York
RF Roman Mejias vs Richie Ashburn Advantage New York
Overall Advantage Push

In the top of the first, Spangler hit a solo home run.

In the bottom of the first, the Mets loaded the bases with two out. Chacon struck out swinging to end the inning.

In the top of the second, Woodeshick got an RBI single.

In the bottom of the second, Ashburn hit an RBI single.

After three: Houston 2 New York 1.

In the top of the fourth, Taussig hit a two-run homer.

In the bottom of the fourth, Bouchee hit a solo home run.

In the top of the fifth, Larker hit a two-run double.

With one outin the bottom of the fifth, Jim Golden took the mound for the Colt .45s. The Mets loaded the bases with one out. Bouchee walked to bring in a run. Cannizzaro flew to right for the second out. Pinch hitter Don Zimmer singled to score two.

Ken MacKenzie took the mound for the Mets in the top of the sixth.

Bobby Shantz took the mound for the Colt .45s in the bottom of the sixth.

After six; Houston 6 New York 5.

With one out in the bottom of the eighth, Jim Umbricht took the mound for the Colt .45s.

Bob Moorhead took the mound for the Mets in the top of the ninth.

With the tying run at second in the bottom of the ninth, Chacon grounded to third to end the game.

The two teams combined for 21 hits in the game.

Final score: Houston 6 New York 5.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Al Spangler 2 for 4, HR, RBI, 2 R, BB

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 11 Washington 2
Minnesota 6 Chicago 4 10 innings
New York 7 Baltimore 4
Boston 4 Cleveland 1
Kansas City 7 Los Angeles 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 4 Pittsburgh 1
San Francisco 10 Los Angeles 4
Philadelphia 9 St Louis 4

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Al Kaline Detroit Tigers 4 for 4, 3B, 4 RBI, 3 R

2. Don Demeter Philadelphia Phillies 3 for 4, 2B, HR, 5 RBI, 2 R

3. Glen Hobbie Chicago Cubs 9.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, W



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APRIL 18, 1962
The Colt .45s will conclude this road trip with a two-game series in Chicago against the Cubs. The Colt .45s are 2-4 on this road trip. The Cubs lead the season series 2-1.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Washington 3-5 at Detroit 5-2
Chicago 1-5 at Minnesota 4-3
New York 3-2 at Baltimore 3-3
Kansas City 6-1 at Los Angeles 2-4

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco 5-3 at Milwaukee 3-4
St Louis 5-2 at New York 2-6
Los Angeles 4-4 at Cincinnati 4-4
Pittsburgh 6-2 at Philadelphia 4-5

HOUSTON COLT .45S (3-6) AT CHICAGO CUBS (4-4)
MATCHUPS
SP Bobby Tiefenauer vs Cal Koonce Advantage Push
C Hal W Smith vs Dick Bertell Advantage Push
1B Norm Larker vs Ernie Banks Advantage Chicago
2B Joey Amalfitano vs Ken Hubbs Advantage Push
3B Bob Aspromonte vs Ron Santo Advantage Chicago
SS Don Buddin vs Andre Rodgers Advantage Chicago
LF Al Spangler vs Billy L Williams Advantage Push
CF Don Taussig vs George Altman Advantage Chicago
RF Roman Mejias vs Lou Brock Advantage Push
Overall Advantage Chicago

In the bottom of the first, the Cubs loaded the bases with nobody out. Williams flew out to right and then Mejias threw Brock out at home as he had tagged up. And the Cubs would fail to score in the inning.

In the top of the second, the Colt .45s took the lead on an RBI triple by Smith. Smith went on to score when Taussig grounded to third.

In the top of the third, Buddin came home when Larker grounded to first.

After three: Houston 3 Chicago 0.

In the top of the fourth, Buddin hit a two-run single.

In the top of the fifth, Williams threw Larker out at home as he was trying to score from second on a Smith single.

In the bottom of the sixth, an RBI single by Williams put the Cubs on the board. With a runner on first and two out, Dean Stone took the mound for the Colt .45s.

After six: Houston 5 Chicago 1.

Bob Anderson took the mound for the Cubs in the top of the eighth.

With a runner on first and one out in the bottom of the eighth, Dave Giusti took the mound for the Colt .45s.

Pinch hitter Merritt Ranew led off the top of the ninth with a home run. After an Amalfitano single, Buddin hit a two-run homer.

Jim Golden took the mound for the Colt .45s in the bottom of the ninth.

The Colt .45s busted out with 13 hits in the game.

Final score: Houston 8 Chicago 1.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Don Buddin 3 for 5, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 7 Washington 2
Baltimore 6 New York 3
Kansas City 5 Los Angeles 1
Chicago at Minnesota ppd

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Milwaukee 3 San Francisco 2
New York 11 St Louis 1
Los Angeles 3 Cincinnati 2
Pittsburgh 6 Philadelphia 1

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Frank J Thomas New York Mets 4 for 4, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 3 R, BB

2. Bill Mazeroski Pittsburgh Pirates 3 for 5, HR, 5 RBI, R

3. Don Buddin Houston Colt .45s 3 for 5, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R

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APRIL 19, 1962
The Colt .45s road trip ends today with a game in Chicago against the Cubs. The Colt .45s are looking for their first ever three-game winning streak. The Cubs have lost four of their last five.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Chicago 1-5 at Minnesota 4-3 (2)
Detroit 6-2 at Boston 3-4
Kansas City 7-1 at Los Angeles 2-5
New York 3-3 at Baltimore 4-3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco 5-4 at Milwaukee 4-4
St Louis 5-3 at New York 3-6
Los Angeles 5-4 at Cincinnati 4-5
Pittsburgh 7-2 at Philadelphia 4-6

HOUSTON COLT .45S (4-6) AT CHICAGO CUBS (4-5)
MATCHUPS
SP Ken T Johnson vs Jack Curtis Advantage Houston
C Hal W Smith vs Dick Bertell Advantage Push
1B Norm Larker vs Ernie Banks Advantage Chicago
2B Bob Lillis vs Ken Hubbs Advantage Chicago
3B Bob Aspromonte vs Ron Santo Advantage Chicago
SS Don Buddin vs Andre Rodgers Advantage Chicago
LF Al Spangler vs Billy L Williams Advantage Push
CF Don Taussig vs George Altman Advantage Chicago
RF Roman Mejias vs Lou Brock Advantage Chicago
Overall Advantage Chicago

Nothing of note happened in the first three innings.

After three: Houston 0 Chicago 0.

In the top of the fourth, Larker hit a two-run homer.

In the top of the fifth, Brock mishandled a Buddin fly ball, allowing Lillis to score from third. Mejias blew the game open with a three-run homer.

In the top of the sixth, Aspromonte added a run-scoring single.

After six: Houston 7 Chicago 0.

Tony Balsamo took the mound for the Cubs in the top of the seventh.

Williams led off the bottom of the seventh with a home run to put the Cubs on the board.

Jim Brewer took the mound for the Cubs in the top of the eighth.

In the bottom of the eighth, the Cubs loaded the bases with two out. Hubbs singled to score two.

In the bottom of the ninth, with a runner on first and one out, Jim Umbricht took the mound for the Colt .45s. Brock hit an RBI triple. But the Cubs would get no more.

The Colt .45s got 10 hits in the win.

Final score: Houston 7 Chicago 4.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Roman Mejias 2 for 4, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Minnesota 3 Chicago 2 Game 1
Minnesota 6 Chicago 4 10 innings Game 2
Detroit 4 Boston 1
Kansas City 4 Los Angeles 1
Baltimore 4 New York 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco 4 Milwaukee 2
St Louis 7 New York 4
Los Angeles 4 Cincinnati 2
Pittsburgh 5 Philadelphia 2

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Willie McCovey San Francisco Giants 2 for 3, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, BB

2. Ed Rakow Kansas City Athletics 8.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 5 BB, 5 K, W

3. Jim Bunning 9.0 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, W

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APRIL 20, 1962
After going 4-4 on their road trip, the Colt .45s had the day off along with the entire National League.

STANDINGS
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Kansas City 8-1
Detroit 7-2
Minnesota 6-3
Baltimore 5-3
Cleveland 3-4
New York 3-4
Boston 3-5
Washington 3-6
Los Angeles 2-6
Chicago 1-7

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pittsburgh 8-2
St Louis 6-3
San Francisco 6-4
Los Angeles 6-4
Houston 5-6
Milwaukee 4-5
Cincinnati 4-6
Chicago 4-6
Philadelphia 4-7
New York 3-7

HOUSTON COLT .45S TEAM LEADERS
BATTING AVERAGE
Al Spangler .295
Don Buddin .250
Don Taussig .243

HOME RUNS
Don Buddin 2
Six tied with 1

RBI
Roman Mejias 8
Norm Larker 7
Two tied with 6

ERA
Turk Farrell 0.59
Bobby Tiefenauer 4.09
Ken T Johnson 5.18

WINS
Turk Farrell 2
Three tied with 1

STRIKEOUTS
Ken T Johnson 22
Turk Farrell 16
Bobby Tiefenauer 8

HOUSTON COLT .45S TEAM STATS AND NL RANK
Runs scored 40 4th
Batting Average .237 8th
OBP .281 10th
Home Runs 8 2nd
Stolen Bases 2 t-9th
Runs against 47 8th
Starters ERA 4.42 9th
Bullpen ERA 2.91 4th
Defensive Eff .668 10th

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Baltimore 5-3 at Washington 3-6
Kansas City 8-1 at Chicago 1-7
Minnesota 6-3 at Los Angeles 2-6

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Washington 5 Baltimore 4
Chicago 3 Kansas City 2 19 innings
Minnesota 3 Los Angeles 2 10 innings

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Camilo Pascual Minnesota Twins 9.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 11 K, W

2. Dean Chance Los Angeles Angels 7.0 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K

3. Juan Pizarro Chicago White Sox 7.0 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 9 K

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APRIL 21, 1962
The Colt .45s begin a nine-game home stand with a three game series against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Colt .45s have won three straight. The Phillies have lost four of their last five. The Phillies lead the season series 3-1.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 7-2 at Boston 3-5
Cleveland 3-4 at New York 3-4
Baltimore 5-4 at Washington 4-6
Kansas City 8-2 at Chicago 2-7
Minnesota 7-3 at Los Angeles 2-7

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco 6-4 at Cincinnati 4-6
Los Angeles 6-4 at Milwaukee 4-5
New York 3-7 at Pittsburgh 8-2
Chicago 4-6 at St Louis 6-3

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (4-7) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-6)
The game was cancelled due to bad weather and has been rescheduled for tomorrow as part of a double header.

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 4 Detroit 2
New York 7 Cleveland 1
Washington 11 Baltimore 7
Kansas City 10 Chicago 0
Minnesota 4 Los Angeles 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE
San Francisco 4 Cincinnati 1
Milwaukee 4 Los Angeles 0
Pittsburgh 11 New York 5
St Louis 3 Chicago 1

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Ed Charles Kansas City Athletics 3 for 4, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, BB

2. Whitey Ford New York Yankees 9.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, 8 K, W

3. Gene Woodling Washington Senators 3 for 5, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R

Warren Spahn of the Milwaukee Braves pitched a complete game shutout.

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APRIL 22, 1962
Due to Saturday's rainout, the Colt .45s will host the Philadelphia Phillies in a Sunday double header today. This will be the Colt .45s third double header in their last eight days.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Kansas City 9-2 at Chicago 2-8 (2)
Cleveland 3-5 at New York 4-4 (2)
Detroit 7-3 at Boston 4-5
Baltimore 5-5 at Washington 5-6
Minnesota 8-3 at Los Angeles 2-8

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 4-7 at St Louis 7-3 (2)
San Francisco 7-4 at Cincinnati 4-7
New York 3-8 at Pittsburgh 9-2
Los Angeles 6-5 at Milwaukee 5-5

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (4-7) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-6) GAME ONE
MATCHUPS
SP Cal McLish vs Turk Farrell Advantage Houston
C Clay Dalrymple vs Hal W Smith Advantage Philadelphia
1B Roy Sievers vs Norm Larker Advantage Philadelphia
2B Tony Taylor vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage Philadelphia
3B Don Demeter vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage Philadelphia
SS Ruben Amaro Sr vs Don Buddin Advantage Philadelphia
LF Ted Savage vs Al Spangler Advantage Houston
CF Tony Gonzalez vs Don Taussig Advantage Philadelphia
RF Johnny Callison vs Roman Mejias Advantage Philadelphia
Overall Advantage Philadelphia

Savage got the scoring started in the top of the first with an RBI double. Callison brought Savage home with a single. The Phillies loaded the bases with one out. Dalrymple beat out the 6-4-3 so Callison could score.

After three: Philadelphia 3 Houston 0.

Rain began to fall in the top of the fourth.

The rain stopped in the bottom of the fourth.

In the top of the fifth, Demeter picked up an RBI with a sacrifice fly.

In the bottom of the sixth, Spangler put the Colt .45s on the board with an RBI double.

After six: Philadelphia 4 Houston 1.

In the top of the eighth, with a runner on first and one out, Dean Stone took the mound for the Colt .45s. Amaro came through with a two out RBI double.

In the bottom of the eighth, Mejias cut the deficit in half with a two-run homer with two-out.

The Colt .45s committed three errors in the loss.

Final score: Philadelphia 5 Houston 3.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Cal McLish 9.0 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (5-7) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-7) GAME TWO
MATCHUPS
SP Chris Short vs Bob Bruce Advantage Push
C Bob Oldis vs Merritt Ranew Advantage Houston
1B Roy Sievers vs Norm Larker Advantage Philadelphia
2B Tony Taylor vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage Philadelphia
3B Don Demeter vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage Philadelphia
SS Ruben Amaro Sr vs Bob Lillis Advantage Philadelphia
LF Wes Covington vs Al Spangler Advantage Houston
CF Tony Gonzalez vs Don Taussig Advantage Philadelphia
RF Johnny Callison vs Roman Mejias Advantage Philadelphia
Overall Advantage Philadelphia

In the top of the first, Sievers hit a solo home run. The Phillies would load the bases with two out. Amaro grounded to second to retire the side.

After three: Philadelphia 1 Houston 0.

Nothing of note happened in the middle innings.

After six: Philadelphia 1 Houston 0.

With one out in the top of the ninth, Bobby Shantz took the mound for the Colt .45s.

Jack Baldschun took the mound for the Phillies in the bottom of the ninth. With the tying run at first, Don Buddin flied to right to end the game.

Final score: Philadelphia 1 Houston 0.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Chris Short 8.0 IP, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Chicago 4 Kansas City 3 Game 1
Chicago 2 Kansas City 1 Game 2
New York 2 Cleveland 0 Game 1
Cleveland 5 New York 4 12 innings Game 2
Detroit 3 Boston 1
Washington 3 Baltimore 1
Minnesota 6 Los Angeles 0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago 6 St Louis 3 Game 1
St Louis 12 Chicago 8 14 innings Game 2
San Francisco 7 Cincinnati 4
Pittsburgh 3 New York 2
Los Angeles at Milwaukee ppd

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Vada Pinson Cincinnati Reds 3 for 3, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB

2. Jack Kralick Minnesota Twins 9.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, W

3. Ron Santo Chicago Cubs 5 for 12, 2 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, BB

Chicago Cubs 1B Ernie Banks hit his 300th career home run today.

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APRIL 23, 1962
The Colt .45s will try to avoid being swept at home by the Philadelphia Phillies.

AL Player of the Week: 3B Ed Charles Kansas City Athletics

NL Player of the Week: RF Felipe Alou San Francisco Giants

Baltimore Orioles RP Wes Stock has undergone season-ending elbow ligament reconstruction surgery.

WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS
1. Pittsburgh Pirates
2. Minnesota Twins
3. Detroit Tigers
4. San Francisco Giants
5. Kansas City Athletics
6. St Louis Cardinals
7. Los Angeles Dodgers
8. Washington Senators
9. Milwaukee Braves
10. New York Yankees
11. Philadelphia Phillies
12. Baltimore Orioles
13. Cleveland Indians
14. Boston Red Sox
15. Houston Colt .45s
16. Chicago Cubs
17. Chicago White Sox
18. Cincinnati Reds
19. New York Mets
20. Los Angeles Angels

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
There are no American League games scheduled today.

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Los Angeles 6-5 at Milwaukee 5-5 (2)
San Francisco 8-4 at Cincinnati 4-8
New York 3-9 at Pittsburgh 10-2

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (6-7) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-8)
MATCHUPS
SP Dennis Bennett vs Hal Woodeshick Advantage Philadelphia
C Clay Dalrymple vs Hal W Smith Advantage Philadelphia
1B Roy Sievers vs Norm Larker Advantage Philadelphia
2B Tony Taylor vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage Philadelphia
3B Don Demeter vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage Philadelphia
SS Ruben Amaro Sr vs Don Buddin Advantage Philadelphia
LF Wes Covington vs Al Spangler Advantage Houston
CF Tony Gonzalez vs Don Taussig Advantage Philadelphia
RF Johnny Callison vs Roman Mejias Advantage Philadelphia
Overall Advantage Philadelphia

In the top of the second, Dalrymple put the Phillies on the board with an RBI single. Covington followed with his own run-scoring single. The Phillies went on to load the bases with two out. Amaro drew a walk on a full count pitch to bring in another run. Callison then grounded to second to retire the side.

After three: Philadelphia 3 Houston 0.

In the top of the fourth, a Gonzalez single combined with a throwing error by Mejias allowed Bennett to score from first. One walk later and Callison hit a three-run homer. With a runner on second and two out, Jim Golden took the mound for the Colt .45s.

In the bottom of the fifth, Mejias hit an RBI single to put the Colt .45s on the board. Larker then beat out the 4-6-3 to allow Spangler to score.

In the top of the sixth, Taussig threw Amaro out at home as he was trying to score from second on a Demeter single.

After six: Philadelphia 7 Houston 2.

Dave Giusti took the mound for the Colt .45s in the top of the seventh.

In the bottom of the ninth, with a runner on first and one out, Jack Baldschun took the mound for the Phillies. The Colt .45s loaded the bases with one out. Mejias then grounded into the game-ending 5-4-3.

The Colt .45s again committed three errors in a game.

Final score: Philadelphia 7 Houston 2.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dennis Bennett 8.1 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K

OTHER SCORES
NATIONAL LEAGUE
Milwaukee 7 Los Angeles 2 Game 1
Los Angeles 11 Milwaukee 0 Game 2
San Francisco 11 Cincinnati 3
Pittsburgh 8 New York 5

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Willie Davis Los Angeles Dodgers 5 for 9, HR, 6 RBI, R

2. Felipe Alou San Francisco Giants 2 for 3, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, BB

3. Stan Williams Los Angeles Dodgers 7.2 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 4 BB, 10 K, W



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APRIL 24, 1962
The Colt .45s continue their home stand with a three-game series against the St Louis Cardinals. The Colt .45s are currently 0-3 on this home stand.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Washington 6-6 at Boston 4-6
Chicago 4-8 at New York 5-5
Minnesota 9-3 at Baltimore 5-6
Kansas City 9-4 at Detroit 8-3
Cleveland 4-6 at Los Angeles 2-9

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Los Angeles 7-6 at Chicago 5-8
New York 3-10 at Cincinnati 4-9
Philadelphia 7-7 at Milwaukee 6-6
San Francisco 9-4 at Pittsburgh 11-2

ST LOUIS CARDINALS (8-4) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-9)
MATCHUPS
SP Larry Jackson vs Ken T Johnson Advantage Push
C Gene Oliver vs Hal W Smith Advantage St Louis
1B Bill D White vs Norm Larker Advantage St Louis
2B Julian Javier vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage St Louis
3B Ken Boyer vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage St Louis
SS Julio Gotay vs Don Buddin Advantage Houston
LF Stan Musial vs Al Spangler Advantage Push
CF Curt Flood vs Don Taussig Advantage St Louis
RF Carl Warwick vs Roman Mejias Advantage Push
Overall Advantage St Louis

In the top of the first, Javier scored from third when White grounded to short.

In the top of the third, White picked up another RBI, this time by doubling Flood home from first.

After three: St Louis 2 Houston 0.

In the top of the sixth, Oliver hit a two-run homer.

After six: St Louis 4 Houston 0.

Jackson went on to get the complete game shutout.

Final score: St Louis 4 Houston 0.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Larry Jackson 9.0 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 3 Washington 2
New York 4 Chicago 3
Minnesota 9 Baltimore 0
Detroit 5 Kansas City 4
Cleveland 2 Los Angeles 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Los Angeles 8 Chicago 4
Milwaukee 10 Philadelphia 2
Pittsburgh 6 San Francisco 1
New York at Cincinnati ppd

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates 3 for 4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R

2. Jim Kaat Minnesota Twins 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K, W

3. Al Kaline Detroit Tigers 4 for 4, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, R, BB



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APRIL 25, 1962
Tonight is the second game in the series in Houston between the Colt .45s and the St Louis Cardinals. The Colt .45s have lost four straight. The Cardinals have won four of their last five.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Washington 6-7 at Boston 5-6
Kansas City 9-5 at Detroit 9-3
Chicago 4-9 at New York 6-5
Minnesota 10-3 at Baltimore 5-7
Cleveland 5-6 at Los Angeles 2-10

NATIONAL LEAGUE
New York 3-10 at Cincinnati 4-9 (2)
Los Angeles 8-6 at Chicago 5-9
Philadelphia 7-8 at Milwaukee 7-6
San Francisco 9-5 at Pittsburgh 12-2

STLOUIS CARDINALS (9-4) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-10)
MATCHUPS
The game was cancelled due to bad weather and will be made up tomorrow as part of a double header.

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston 6 Washington 5
Detroit 8 Kansas City 7 12 innings
New York 5 Chicago 2
Minnesota 4 Baltimore 3
Cleveland 3 Los Angeles 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE
New York 4 Cincinnati 1 Game 1
Cincinnati 4 New York 2 Game 2
Los Angeles 9 Chicago 3
Philadelphia 6 Milwaukee 0
San Francisco 2 Pittsburgh 1

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Maury Wills Los Angeles Dodgers 5 for 5, 2B, 5 R, BB

2. John Tsitouris Cincinnati Reds 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 4 K

3. Manny Jimenez Kansas City Athletics 4 for 6, 2B, 4 R

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APRIL 26, 1962
Thanks to yet another rainout, the Colt .45s will host the St Louis Cardinals in a Thursday double header today. Don't you just love Texas weather.

Houston Colt .45s LF Jim Pendleton announced that he would retire atthe end of the season.

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Washington 6-8 at Boston 6-6
Kansas City 9-6 at Detroit 10-3
Cleveland 6-6 at Los Angeles 2-11
Minnesota 11-3 at Baltimore 5-8

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 8-8 at Milwaukee 7-7
Los Angeles 9-6 at Chicago 5-10

ST LOUIS CARDINALS (9-4) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-10) GAME ONE
MATCHUPS
SP Curt Simmons vs Bobby Tiefenauer Advantage St Louis
C Gene Oliver vs Hal W Smith Advantage St Louis
1B Bill D White vs Norm Larker Advantage St Louis
2B Julian Javier vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage St Louis
3B Ken Boyer vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage St Louis
SS Julio Gotay vs Don Buddin Advantage Houston
LF Stan Musial vs Al Spangler Advantage Push
CF Curt Flood vs Don Taussig Advantage St Louis
RF Carl Warwick vs Roman Mejias Advantage Push
Overall Advantage St Louis

In the top of the third, Javier put the Cardinals on the board first with an RBI single.

After three: St Louis 1 Houston 0.

Nothing of note happened in the middle innings.

After six: St Louis 1 Houston 0.

In the bottom of the eighth, a throwing error by Simmons allowed Taussig to score from third. With runners at second and third and two out, Lindy McDaniel took the mound for the Cardinals and struck out Mejias to end the inning.

Jim Umbricht took the mound for the Colt .45s in the top of the ninth.

After nine: St Louis 1 Houston 1.

In the top of the tenth, the Cardinals loaded the bases with two out. Javier hit a two-run single to put the Cardinals back in the lead.

Ed Bauta took the mound for the Cardinals in the bottom of the tenth. Taussig scored on a Buddin groundout to second. With the tying run at third, Spangler grounded out to third to end the game.

The Colt .45s were held to just 4 hits in the contest.

Final score: St Louis 3 Houston 2 10 innings.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Curt Simmons 7.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 7 K

ST LOUIS CARDINALS (10-4) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-11) GAME TWO
MATCHUPS
SP Ernie Broglio vs Turk Farrell Advantage Houston
C Carl Sawatski vs Merritt Ranew Advantage St Louis
1B Bill D White vs Norm Larker Advantage St Louis
2B Julian Javier vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage St Louis
3B Ken Boyer vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage St Louis
SS Julio Gotay vs Don Buddin Advantage Houston
LF Stan Musial vs Al Spangler Advantage Push
CF Curt Flood vs Don Taussig Advantage St Louis
RF Carl Warwick vs Roman Mejias Advantage Push
Overall Advantage St Louis

Farrell was perfect through three.

Broglio had a no-hitter through three.

After three: St Louis 0 Houston 0.

Javier led off the top of the fourth with a single to end Farrell's perfect game. Flood followed with an RBI double. Musial added a run-scoring single.

In the top of the sixth, a sacrifice fly by Boyer scored Flood from third.

Farrell led off the bottom of the sixth with a single to break up Broglio's no-hitter.

After six: St Louis 3 Houston 0.

With one out in the top of the eighth, Dean Stone took the mound for the Colt .45s.

Jim Umbricht took the mound for the Colt .45s in the top of the ninth.

In the bottom of the ninth, two errors allowed Larker to score and end the shutout bid. With runners at the corners and nobody out, Lindy McDaniel took the mound for the Cardinals. With two out, Amalfitano singled to score Aspromonte from third but Ranew was thrown out by Minnie Minoso while trying to advance from first to third and that ended the game.

Final score: St Louis 3 Houston 2.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Ernie Broglio 8.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 2 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Washington 5 Boston 3
Detroit 12 Kansas City 1
Cleveland 6 Los Angeles 2
Minnesota 2 Baltimore 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Milwaukee 9 Philadelphia 5
Loa Angeles 2 Chicago 0

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Eddie Mathews Milwaukee Braves 4 for 4, 2B, HR, RBI, 3 R, BB

2. Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers 9.0 IP, 10 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 11 K, W

3. Don Lee Minnesota Twins 7.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 4 BB, 6 K, W

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The Colt .45s will conclude their home stand with a three-game weekend series against the Milwaukee Braves. The Colt .45s are currently 0-6 on this home stand.

OTHER GAMES SCHEDULED
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Minnesota 12-3 at Cleveland 7-6
Los Angeles 2-12 at Detroit 11-3
New York 7-5 at Washington 7-8
Boston 6-7 at Chicago 4-10
Baltimore 5-9 at Kansas City 9-7

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 8-9 at New York 4-11
Cincinnati 5-10 at St Louis 11-4
Pittsburgh 12-3 at Los Angeles 10-6
Chicago 5-11 at San Francisco 10-5

MILWAUKEE BRAVES (8-7) AT HOUSTON COLT .45S (5-12)
MATCHUPS
SP Denny Lemaster vs Bob Bruce Advantage Push
C Joe Torre vs Hal W Smith Advantage Milwaukee
1B Joe Adcock vs Norm Larker Advantage Milwaukee
2B Frank Bolling vs Joey Amalfitano Advantage Milwaukee
3B Eddie Mathews vs Bob Aspromonte Advantage Milwaukee
SS Roy McMillan vs Don Buddin Advantage Push
LF Tommie Aaron vs Al Spangler Advantage Houston
CF Lee Maye vs Don Taussig Advantage Milwaukee
RF Hank Aaron vs Roman Mejias Advantage Milwaukee
Overall Advantage Milwaukee

Nothing of note happened in the first three innings.

After three: Milwaukee 0 Houston 0.

In the top of the fourth, Hank Aaron hit a solo home run.

After six: Milwaukee 1 Houston 0.

After a leadoff single in the bottom of the eighth, Don McMahon took the mound for the Braves.

In the bottom of the ninth, with a runner on first and one out, Hank Fischer took the mound for the Braves. Smith tried to sacrifice bunt the runner to second but the Braves turned it into a game-ending double play.

Final score: Milwaukee 1 Houston 0.

PLAYER OF THE GAME
Bob Bruce 9.0 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K

OTHER SCORES
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Minnesota 5 Cleveland 1
Los Angeles 4 Detroit 1
New York 4 Washington 3
Chicago 1 Boston 0
Kansas City 9 Baltimore 6

NATIONAL LEAGUE
New York 4 Philadelphia 2
Cincinnati 1 St Louis 0
Los Angeles 4 Pittsburgh 0
Chicago 3 San Francisco 1

TOP PERFORMERS
1. Don Drysdale Los Angeles Dodgers 9.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, W

2. Joe Nuxhall Los Angeles Angels 9.0 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, W

3. Bob L Miller New York Mets 9.0 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 9 K, W

Ray Herbert of the Chicago White Sox pitched a complete game shutout.

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