New York Mets 2, Houston Colt .45s 0

Regular Season Game 67

Doubleheader Opener

Played on Friday, June 22, 1962 (N) at Polo Grounds V

HOU N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 NY N 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 x - 2 3 0

Houston Colt .45sAB R H RBI BB SO PO ALillis ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 Amalfitano 2b 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 2 Mejias rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Larker 1b 2 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 Warwick cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 Pendleton lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Aspromonte 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Smith c 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 Farrell p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Browne ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Spangler pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals28 0 1 0 2 9 24 7FIELDING -DP:1. Amalfitano-Lillis-Larker.E:Aspromonte (5).BATTING -Team LOB:3.

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAshburn rf 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 0 Neal 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Mantilla 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 Woodling lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Hickman lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Throneberry 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 9 0 Hodges 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Taylor c 3 0 1 0 0 1 9 0 Christopher cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Chacon ss 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 7 Jackson p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals26 2 3 2 2 6 27 11BATTING -HR:Ashburn (3,1st inning off Farrell 0 on 0 out).SH:Neal (2,off Farrell).GDP:Jackson (2,off Farrell).Team LOB:3.BASERUNNING -SB:Ashburn (4,2nd base off Farrell/Smith); Christopher (4,2nd base off Farrell/Smith).

PITCHING

Houston Colt .45sIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPFarrell L(5-7) 8 3 2 2 2 6 1 29

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPJackson W(4-8) 9 1 0 0 2 9 0 30Umpires:HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Doug HarveyTime of Game:2:14 Starting Lineups: Houston Colt .45s New York Mets 1. Lillis ss Ashburn rf 2. Amalfitano 2b Neal 2b 3. Mejias rf Mantilla 3b 4. Larker 1b Woodling lf 5. Warwick cf Throneberry 1b 6. Pendleton lf Taylor c 7. Aspromonte 3b Christopher cf 8. Smith c Chacon ss 9. Farrell p Jackson p COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); Amalfitano singled to left; Mejias struck out; Larker walked [Amalfitano to second]; Warwick struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Ashburn homered; Neal struck out; Mantilla struck out (catcher to first); Woodling grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. COLT .45S 2ND: Pendleton grounded out (pitcher to first); Aspromonte lined to third; Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. METS 2ND: Throneberry popped to third; Taylor struck out; Christopher flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. COLT .45S 3RD: Farrell was called out on strikes; Lillis grounded out (third to first); Amalfitano was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. METS 3RD: Chacon popped to catcher in foul territory; Jackson flied to center; Ashburn reached on an error by Aspromonte; Ashburn stole second; Neal grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. COLT .45S 4TH: Mejias grounded out (shortstop to first); Larker struck out; Warwick grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. METS 4TH: Mantilla flied to center; Woodling flied to center; Throneberry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. COLT .45S 5TH: Pendleton flied to right; Aspromonte struck out; Smith flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. METS 5TH: Taylor singled to right; Christopher forced Taylor (shortstop to second); Christopher stole second; Chacon walked; Jackson grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Chacon out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. COLT .45S 6TH: Farrell struck out; Lillis flied to left; Amalfitano grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 1. METS 6TH: Ashburn walked; Neal out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Ashburn to second]; Mantilla singled to left [Ashburn scored]; Woodling flied to right; Throneberry struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 2. COLT .45S 7TH: Mejias popped to first in foul territory; Larker flied to right; Warwick grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 2. METS 7TH: Taylor popped to third in foul territory; Christopher flied to center; Chacon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 2. COLT .45S 8TH: HODGES REPLACED THRONEBERRY (PLAYING 1B); Pendleton lined to shortstop; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith grounded out (shortstop to second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 2. METS 8TH: Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashburn flied to center; Neal flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 2. COLT .45S 9TH: HICKMAN REPLACED WOODLING (PLAYING LF); BROWNE BATTED FOR FARRELL; Browne walked; SPANGLER RAN FOR BROWNE; Lillis flied to left; Amalfitano struck out; Mejias struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Colt .45s 0, Mets 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Colt .45s 0 1 1 3 Mets 2 3 0 3

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