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Pirates Complete Five Double Plays, Top Colts, 4-0

July 13, 1962 - The Pittsburgh Pirates completed five double plays tonight in support of Bob Friend (right) as he shut out the Houston Colts, 4-0, for the Pirates’ sixth straight victory over Houston. Friend, winning his ninth game against nine losses, gave eight hits and repeatedly got out of trouble with the double play. He fanned four. The third-place Pirates scored a pair of runs in the first on Bill Virdon’s double, Bob Skinner’s single and stolen base, and a single by Roberto Clemente (left).

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