Aaron Pointer from the Chronology
Sep 27, 1963 -
Using a lineup of 9 rookies the Colt 45s lose 10-3 to the Mets. The lineup includes P Jay Dahl 17 (debut); C Jerry Grote 20; 1B Rusty Staub 19; 2B Joe Morgan 20; 3B Glenn Vaughan 19; SS Sonny Jackson 19 (debut); and outfielders Brock Davis 19 Aaron Pointer 21 and Jim Wynn 21. Dahl loses his only ML game at 17 and will die in an auto accident at 19. Houston 2B Joe Morgan will play 22 years and 1B Rusty Staub 23. Aaron Pointer singles for his only hit this year: his sisters will do better with a top-10 hit of "Fire" by Bruce Springsteen. Joe Hoerner and Danny Coombs follow Dahl to the mound in their ML debuts. 20-year-old P Larry Yellen debuted yesterday and 18-year-old OF Ivan Murrell debuts tomorrow.