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Phillies Top Colts as Sievers Drives in Four

July 11, 1962 - The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Houston Colts tonight for the eighth time in eight games as Art Mahaffey (pictured) posted his eleventh victory, 6-1. Roy Sievers drove in four runs with his ninth homer and a double. A rookie, Ted Savage, also connected as the Phillies made good use of their six hits off Hal Woodeshick and Dick Drott. Mahaffey, who has won five of his last six starts and completed all of them, allowed no hits until the fourth when Joe Amalfitano stroked a double to right field. Mahaffey pitched a five-hitter.

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