Houston Colt .45s 5, New York Mets 2 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 6
Played on Tuesday, April 17, 1962 (D) at Polo Grounds V

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  3  -   5 10  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  -   2  8  1
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Aspromonte 3b                 5   0   1   0       0   0       4   4
Spangler cf                   5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Mejias rf                     5   1   3   0       0   2       1   0
Larker 1b                     5   1   2   2       0   0      10   0
Pendleton lf                  5   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Smith c                       5   1   1   0       0   2      10   0
Amalfitano 2b                 5   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Buddin ss                     3   1   1   3       2   1       3   2
Shantz p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   6
  Golden p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Browne ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tiefenauer p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   5  10   5       2   8      33  16

FIELDING - 
E: Smith (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Aspromonte (1,off Hook).
HR: Larker (1,6th inning off Hook 1 on 2 out); Buddin (1,11th inning off Moford
2 on 2 out).
GDP: Smith (3,off Hook).
Team LOB: 7.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mantilla ss                   3   1   2   0       2   0       2   5
Kanehl 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Bouchee ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Chacon pr,2b                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Zimmer 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Thomas lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hodges 1b                     5   0   1   0       0   2      15   2
Smith rf,cf                   5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hickman cf                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bell ph,rf                  3   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Cannizzaro c                  3   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
  Marshall ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Landrith c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hook p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Ashburn ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moford p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       40   2   8   1       2   8      33  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hook-Mantilla-Hodges.
E: Kanehl (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Mantilla (2,off Golden).
HR: Bell (1,9th inning off Golden 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Thomas (1,by Tiefenauer).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Zimmer (1,Home by Golden/Smith).

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Shantz                        5.2   4   0   0   1   5   0  21
Golden W(1-0)                 4.1   4   2   1   1   2   1  18
Tiefenauer SV(1)              1     0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                       11     8   2   1   2   8   1  43

HBP: Tiefenauer (1,Thomas).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hook                          8     6   2   2   1   5   1  31
Moford L(0-1)                 3     4   3   3   1   3   1  14
Totals                       11    10   5   5   2   8   2  45

WP: Moford (2).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 3:22   Attendance: 3191


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             New York Mets            
1. Aspromonte          3b        Mantilla            ss
2. Spangler            cf        Kanehl              2b
3. Mejias              rf        Zimmer              3b
4. Larker              1b        Thomas              lf
5. Pendleton           lf        Hodges              1b
6. Smith               c         Smith               rf
7. Amalfitano          2b        Hickman             cf
8. Buddin              ss        Cannizzaro          c
9. Shantz              p         Hook                p

COLT .45S 1ST: Aspromonte doubled; Spangler grounded out (first
to pitcher) [Aspromonte to third]; Mejias struck out; Larker
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s
0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Mantilla grounded out (pitcher to first); Kanehl
popped to shortstop; Zimmer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Pendleton reached on an error by Kanehl; Smith
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Pendleton out at second]; Amalfitano grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Thomas grounded out (third to first); Hodges struck
out; Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Buddin lined to first; Shantz struck out;
Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Hickman struck out; Cannizzaro flied out to left; Hook
singled to right; Mantilla walked [Hook to second]; Kanehl
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s
0, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Spangler lined to first; Mejias singled to
second; Larker singled [Mejias to second]; Pendleton popped to
first; Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Zimmer grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas
struck out; Hodges singled to center; Smith singled to left
[Hodges out at third (left to third)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Amalfitano grounded out (third to first); Buddin
struck out; Shantz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
0, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Hickman grounded out (pitcher to first); Cannizzaro
struck out; Hook grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 6TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first);
Spangler grounded out (pitcher to first); Mejias singled to
left; Larker homered [Mejias scored]; Pendleton grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Mantilla singled to center; Kanehl forced Mantilla
(pitcher to shortstop); Zimmer grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Kanehl to second]; GOLDEN REPLACED SHANTZ (PITCHING); Thomas
singled to shortstop [Kanehl stayed at second]; Hodges popped to
third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 7TH: Smith struck out; Amalfitano grounded out (third
to first); Buddin walked; Golden grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: Smith flied out to right; BELL BATTED FOR HICKMAN;
Bell flied out to left; Cannizzaro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 8TH: BELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); SMITH CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Aspromonte lined to center; Spangler
lined to shortstop; Mejias singled to left; Larker forced Mejias
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets
0.

METS 8TH: ASHBURN BATTED FOR HOOK; Ashburn grounded out (third
to first); Mantilla walked; BOUCHEE BATTED FOR KANEHL; Bouchee
singled to second [Mantilla to third]; CHACON RAN FOR BOUCHEE;
Zimmer reached on a fielder's choice [Mantilla scored (error by
Smith; assist by Golden) (unearned) (no RBI), Chacon to third,
Zimmer to second (on throw)]; Hal Smith missed a swipe
tag; Thomas reached on a fielder's choice [Chacon out at
home (third to catcher), Zimmer to third]; Zimmer was caught
stealing home (catcher unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Colt .45s 2, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 9TH: CHACON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); MOFORD
REPLACED ASHBURN (PITCHING); Pendleton singled to left; Smith
struck out; Amalfitano grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Pendleton to second]; Moford threw a wild pitch [Pendleton to
third]; Buddin walked; Golden struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Colt .45s 2, Mets 1.

METS 9TH: Hodges popped to third; Smith flied out to center;
Bell homered; MARSHALL BATTED FOR CANNIZZARO; Marshall struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 2.

COLT .45S 10TH: LANDRITH REPLACED MARSHALL (PLAYING C );
Aspromonte popped to first in foul territory; Spangler flied out
to center; Mejias struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
2, Mets 2.

METS 10TH: Moford grounded out (pitcher to first); Mantilla
doubled to center; Chacon reached on a fielder's choice
[Mantilla out at third (shortstop to third to second)]; Zimmer
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 2.

COLT .45S 11TH: Larker popped to second; Pendleton grounded out
(second to pitcher); Smith singled to left; Amalfitano singled
to left [Smith to second]; Buddin homered [Smith scored,
Amalfitano scored]; BROWNE BATTED FOR GOLDEN; Browne flied out
to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 2.

METS 11TH: TIEFENAUER REPLACED BROWNE (PITCHING); Thomas was hit
by a pitch; Hodges struck out; Smith popped to shortstop; Bell
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 5, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        5  10   1    7
 Mets             2   8   1    8


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