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CLE
@BOS
5
8
CLE
@BOS
3
4
KCA
@LAA
4
0
CHW
@MIN
3
9
DET
@NYY
6
8
DET
@NYY
6
5
BAL
@WSA
6
4
HOU
@CHC
2
10
HOU
@CHC
4
1
 
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@MLN
6
7
NYM
@MLN
0
9
CIN
@PIT
6
2
CIN
@PIT
6
5
LAD
@SFG
0
1
PHI
@STL
5
0
PHI
@STL
2
8
Sunday, June 28, 1964,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:25
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Colts
2
33-39
 Lost 4 
8th, 11 GB
at Cubs
10
34-32
 Won 3 
5th, 8 GB
W: Bob Buhl (9-3)
L: Hal Brown (1-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Colts           0  0  0   1  1  0   0  0  0    2  4  1
Cubs            0  2  0   1  2  1   0  4  X   10 15  0

Houston Colts

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Spangler CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .203 .245 .258 .503 -0.074 0.75 0.000 -0.074 -0.7 4 0
Nellie Fox 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275 .325 .346 .671 -0.048 0.48 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 2 2
Joe Gaines RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .219 .292 .391 .682 -0.043 0.42 0.000 -0.043 -0.6 2 0
Walt Bond LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .264 .323 .476 .800 0.135 0.63 0.149 -0.014 1.1 2 0 HR
Bob Aspromonte 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .267 .305 .391 .696 -0.072 0.76 0.000 -0.072 -0.8 0 1
Dave Roberts 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .194 .270 .239 .509 -0.052 0.86 0.000 -0.052 -0.6 7 0
Bob Lillis SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .288 .331 .345 .676 0.013 0.69 0.026 -0.013 0.3 3 4
John Bateman C 2 1 1 1 1 0 3 .202 .261 .304 .564 0.121 1.19 0.149 -0.028 0.8 4 0 HR,GDP
Hal Brown P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .059 .000 .059 -0.108 2.19 0.000 -0.108 -1.0 0 0
   Don Larsen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rusty Staub PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .212 .272 .316 .588 -0.012 0.45 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
   Larry Yellen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gordon Jones P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 4 2 2 6 32 .133 .188 .333 .521 -0.140 0.79 0.324 -0.464 -2.2 24 7
HR: W Bond (10, off B Buhl, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs); J Bateman (4, off B Buhl, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: W Bond 5; J Bateman 4; B Lillis.
GIDP: J Bateman (8).
RBI: W Bond (36); J Bateman (12).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
E: N Fox (8).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joey Amalfitano 2B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .235 .309 .388 .697 0.138 0.67 0.162 -0.025 1.0 1 3 2·2B
Jimmy Stewart SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .246 .324 .299 .623 -0.104 0.70 0.000 -0.104 -1.7 1 2
Billy Williams LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .352 .415 .636 1.051 -0.065 0.50 0.000 -0.065 -1.1 1 0
Ron Santo 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .298 .389 .537 .926 -0.032 0.51 0.011 -0.044 -0.4 1 4
Ernie Banks 1B 4 3 3 2 0 1 4 .305 .338 .504 .842 0.251 0.52 0.258 -0.007 3.3 9 1 HR,2·2B
Len Gabrielson RF 4 3 3 2 0 0 4 .254 .293 .296 .589 0.177 0.87 0.182 -0.004 2.2 4 0 2·SB
Billy Cowan CF 4 2 3 1 0 0 4 .264 .294 .447 .741 0.050 0.68 0.087 -0.037 1.8 2 0 HR,SB
Dick Bertell C 4 1 1 3 0 2 4 .255 .321 .340 .661 -0.077 0.62 0.002 -0.079 0.9 6 0 HR
Bob Buhl P 3 0 2 1 0 0 4 .091 .162 .091 .253 0.025 0.65 0.027 -0.003 0.3 2 2 SF
Team Totals 38 10 15 10 0 3 39 .395 .385 .737 1.121 0.363 0.65 0.729 -0.368 6.3 27 12
2B: J Amalfitano 2 (5, 2 off H Brown); E Banks 2 (13, 1 off H Brown, 1 off L Yellen).
HR: E Banks (10, off H Brown, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs); B Cowan (11, off D Larsen, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs); D Bertell (2, off L Yellen, 8th inn, 2 on, 0 outs).
SF: B Buhl (1, off H Brown).
TB: E Banks 8; B Cowan 6; J Amalfitano 4; D Bertell 4; L Gabrielson 3; B Buhl 2; R Santo.
RBI: D Bertell 3 (18); E Banks 2 (44); L Gabrielson 2 (3); B Cowan (30); B Buhl (1); J Amalfitano (9).
2-out RBI: E Banks 2; J Amalfitano.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Stewart-J Amalfitano-E Banks.
Baserunning
SB: L Gabrielson 2 (3, 3rd base off H Brown/J Bateman, 2nd base off H Brown/J Bateman); B Cowan (4, 2nd base off H Brown/J Bateman).

Houston Colts

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hal Brown, L (1-8) 4.2 9 5 5 0 2 1 4.33 23 28 -0.332 1.01 -2.8
Don Larsen 2.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.00 8 0 0 -0.019 0.12 0.0
Larry Yellen 0 5 4 4 0 0 1 6.08 5 0 0 -0.010 0.03 -4.4
Gordon Jones 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45 3 1 0 0.000 0.00 0.8
Team Totals 8 15 10 10 0 3 3 11.25 39 28 1 0 -0.361 0.65 -6.3
L Yellen faced 5 batters in the 8th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Buhl, W (9-3) 9 4 2 2 2 6 2 3.48 32 75 0.138 0.79 2.2
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 2 6 2 2.00 32 75 0.138 0.79 2.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Frank Secory.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Colts         Chicago Cubs
1 Al Spangler CF 1 Joey Amalfitano 2B
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Jimmy Stewart SS
3 Joe Gaines RF 3 Billy Williams LF
4 Walt Bond LF 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Bob Aspromonte 3B 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Dave Roberts 1B 6 Len Gabrielson RF
7 Bob Lillis SS 7 Billy Cowan CF
8 John Bateman C 8 Dick Bertell C
9 Hal Brown P 9 Bob Buhl P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 3-2 2 1-- RR CHC E. Banks H. Brown 19% 88% Home Run; Santo Scores
t5 1-3 0 --- R HOU J. Bateman B. Buhl -12% 65% Home Run
t4 0-2 0 --- R HOU W. Bond B. Buhl -11% 63% Home Run
b2 1-0 2 1-3 R CHC J. Amalfitano H. Brown 10% 76% Double; Gabrielson Scores; Buhl to 3B
b2 0-0 0 -2- R CHC L. Gabrielson H. Brown 8% 69% Single; Banks Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Colts Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU A. Spangler B. Buhl 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU N. Fox B. Buhl 1% 54% Lineout: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU J. Gaines B. Buhl 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Colts' Hal Brown facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC J. Amalfitano H. Brown 6% 61% Double
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC J. Stewart H. Brown -4% 57% Flyball: SS
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHC B. Williams H. Brown -3% 53% Flyball: SS
b1 0-0 2 -2- O CHC R. Santo H. Brown -3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Colts 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Colts Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- HOU W. Bond B. Buhl -4% 46% Single
t2 0-0 0 1-- O HOU B. Aspromonte B. Buhl 4% 50% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 1-- O HOU D. Roberts B. Buhl 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bond to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- HOU B. Lillis B. Buhl -1% 51% Walk
t2 0-0 2 12- HOU J. Bateman B. Buhl -3% 47% Walk; Bond to 3B; Lillis to 2B
t2 0-0 2 123 O HOU H. Brown B. Buhl 8% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Colts 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Colts' Hal Brown facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- CHC E. Banks H. Brown 6% 61% Double
b2 0-0 0 -2- R CHC L. Gabrielson H. Brown 8% 69% Single; Banks Scores
b2 1-0 0 1-- CHC B. Cowan H. Brown 2% 72% Gabrielson Steals 2B
b2 1-0 0 -2- O CHC B. Cowan H. Brown -4% 68% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 -2- O CHC D. Bertell H. Brown -3% 65% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 -2- CHC B. Buhl H. Brown 1% 66% Single; Gabrielson to 3B
b2 1-0 2 1-3 R CHC J. Amalfitano H. Brown 10% 76% Double; Gabrielson Scores; Buhl to 3B
b2 2-0 2 -23 O CHC J. Stewart H. Brown -4% 72% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Colts 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Colts Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 1-2-3
t3 0-2 0 --- O HOU A. Spangler B. Buhl 2% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 0-2 1 --- O HOU N. Fox B. Buhl 2% 76% Flyball: SS
t3 0-2 2 --- O HOU J. Gaines B. Buhl 1% 77% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Colts' Hal Brown facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- O CHC B. Williams H. Brown -1% 76% Flyball: RF
b3 2-0 1 --- O CHC R. Santo H. Brown -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-0 2 --- O CHC E. Banks H. Brown -1% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 4th, Colts Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- R HOU W. Bond B. Buhl -11% 63% Home Run
t4 1-2 0 --- O HOU B. Aspromonte B. Buhl 3% 66% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-2 1 --- O HOU D. Roberts B. Buhl 2% 68% Strikeout
t4 1-2 2 --- O HOU B. Lillis B. Buhl 1% 69% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Colts' Hal Brown facing 6-7-8
b4 2-1 0 --- CHC L. Gabrielson H. Brown 3% 72% Single
b4 2-1 0 1-- CHC B. Cowan H. Brown 5% 77% Single; Gabrielson to 2B
b4 2-1 0 12- CHC D. Bertell H. Brown 5% 82% Gabrielson Steals 3B; Cowan Steals 2B
b4 2-1 0 -23 O CHC D. Bertell H. Brown -5% 77% Foul Flyball: SS
b4 2-1 1 -23 RO CHC B. Buhl H. Brown 1% 79% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Gabrielson Scores
b4 3-1 2 -2- O CHC J. Amalfitano H. Brown -2% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Colts 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Colts Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 8-9-1
t5 1-3 0 --- R HOU J. Bateman B. Buhl -12% 65% Home Run
t5 2-3 0 --- O HOU H. Brown B. Buhl 3% 68% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-3 1 --- O HOU A. Spangler B. Buhl 2% 70% Flyball: LF
t5 2-3 2 --- O HOU N. Fox B. Buhl 1% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Colts' Hal Brown facing 2-3-4
b5 3-2 0 --- O CHC J. Stewart H. Brown -2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-2 1 --- O CHC B. Williams H. Brown -1% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-2 2 --- CHC R. Santo H. Brown 1% 69% Single
b5 3-2 2 1-- RR CHC E. Banks H. Brown 19% 88% Home Run; Santo Scores
Don Larsen replaces Hal Brown pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-2 2 --- O CHC L. Gabrielson D. Larsen -0% 88% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 6th, Colts Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 3-4-5
t6 2-5 0 --- O HOU J. Gaines B. Buhl 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-5 1 --- O HOU W. Bond B. Buhl 1% 91% Strikeout
t6 2-5 2 --- O HOU B. Aspromonte B. Buhl 1% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Colts' Don Larsen facing 7-8-9
b6 5-2 0 --- R CHC B. Cowan D. Larsen 4% 96% Home Run
b6 6-2 0 --- O CHC D. Bertell D. Larsen -0% 95% Strikeout
b6 6-2 1 --- O CHC B. Buhl D. Larsen -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 6-2 2 --- O CHC J. Amalfitano D. Larsen -0% 95% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 6.
Top of the 7th, Colts Batting, Behind 2-6, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 6-7-8
t7 2-6 0 --- O HOU D. Roberts B. Buhl 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-P
t7 2-6 1 --- HOU B. Lillis B. Buhl -2% 95% Single
t7 2-6 1 1-- OO HOU J. Bateman B. Buhl 3% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-2, Colts' Don Larsen facing 2-3-4
b7 6-2 0 --- O CHC J. Stewart D. Larsen -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 6-2 1 --- O CHC B. Williams D. Larsen -0% 97% Foul Flyball: C
b7 6-2 2 --- O CHC R. Santo D. Larsen -0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 6.
Top of the 8th, Colts Batting, Behind 2-6, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 9-1-2
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Don Larsen (P) batting 9th
t8 2-6 0 --- O HOU R. Staub B. Buhl 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-6 1 --- O HOU A. Spangler B. Buhl 1% 99% Flyball: RF
t8 2-6 2 --- O HOU N. Fox B. Buhl 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-2, Colts' Larry Yellen facing 5-6-7
Larry Yellen replaces Rusty Staub (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-2 0 --- CHC E. Banks L. Yellen 1% 99% Double; Banks to 3B/Adv on E4
b8 6-2 0 --3 R CHC L. Gabrielson L. Yellen 0% 100% Single; Banks Scores
b8 7-2 0 1-- CHC B. Cowan L. Yellen 0% 100% Single; Gabrielson to 2B
b8 7-2 0 12- RRR CHC D. Bertell L. Yellen 0% 100% Home Run; Gabrielson Scores; Cowan Scores
b8 10-2 0 --- CHC B. Buhl L. Yellen 0% 100% Single
Gordon Jones replaces Larry Yellen pitching and batting 9th
b8 10-2 0 1-- O CHC J. Amalfitano G. Jones -0% 100% Flyball: 2B
b8 10-2 1 1-- O CHC J. Stewart G. Jones 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
b8 10-2 2 1-- O CHC B. Williams G. Jones 0% 100% Lineout: CF
4 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 10.
Top of the 9th, Colts Batting, Behind 2-10, Cubs' Bob Buhl facing 3-4-5
t9 2-10 0 --- O HOU J. Gaines B. Buhl 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 2-10 1 --- O HOU W. Bond B. Buhl 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 2-10 2 --- O HOU B. Aspromonte B. Buhl 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Colts 2, Cubs 10.

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