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Mays the Difference as Giants Top Colts, 3-1

July 24, 1962 - Willie Mays hit two home runs and scored a third run after he was hit by a pitch as the San Francisco Giants scored a 3-1 victory over the Houston Colts today. The Giants moved within 1 game of the league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers, who lost to St. Louis, 3-2. Mays leads the majors in homers with 31. Dick Farrell served the homers to Mays in the first and fourth and hit the Giants centerfielder with a pitch in the sixth. He and Mays had words after the incident. Mays went to third on Orlando Cepeda’s single and scored on Felipe Alou’s sacrifice fly.

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