Houston Colt .45s 4, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 143
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, September 8, 1962 (D) at Colt Stadium

NY  N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  6  5
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  2  -   4 10  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kanehl 2b                     5   0   2   1       0   1       4   2
Coleman c                     5   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Mantilla 3b                   3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Herrscher pr,3b             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Thomas lf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Neal ss                       3   0   1   1       1   0       1   3
  Chacon ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Throneberry 1b                4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Hickman cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Christopher rf                3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Hook p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Daviault p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Woodling ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Ashburn pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hunter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   2       5   5      26  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Chacon-Herrscher-Throneberry.
E: Kanehl (24), Mantilla (17), Thomas (12), Neal (27), Throneberry (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Kanehl (9,off Brunet).
3B: Christopher (2,off Kemmerer).
SH: Hook (6,off Brunet).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Neal (2,2nd base off Brunet/Campbell).

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Warwick cf                    5   1   0   0       0   2       1   0
Spangler lf                   3   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
  Lillis ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Temple 2b                     5   1   1   1       0   0       2   4
Roberts 1b,rf                 4   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
  Amalfitano ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pendleton rf                  2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Larker ph,1b                0   1   0   0       2   0       3   1
Aspromonte 3b                 5   0   2   1       0   0       3   2
Campbell c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Smith ph,c                  1   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Hartman ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Brunet p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Goodman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kemmerer p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       38   4  10   3       4   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Aspromonte-Temple.
E: Hartman (5), Brunet (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Campbell (4,off Hook); Hartman (4,off Hook).
HR: Smith (11,8th inning off Daviault 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Amalfitano (12,off Anderson).
IBB: Larker (7,by Anderson).
Team LOB: 12.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hook                          6     5   0   0   2   3   0  26
Daviault                      2     2   2   1   1   1   1  11
Hunter                        0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2
Anderson L(3-17)              0.2   1   1   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        8.2  10   4   2   4   4   1  42

Hunter faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
IBB: Anderson (3,Larker).

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brunet                        7     3   2   0   4   4   0  28
Kemmerer W(4-2)               2     3   1   1   1   1   0  10
Totals                        9     6   3   1   5   5   0  38


Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 1638


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Colt .45s        
1. Kanehl              2b        Warwick             cf
2. Coleman             c         Spangler            lf
3. Mantilla            3b        Temple              2b
4. Thomas              lf        Roberts             1b
5. Neal                ss        Pendleton           rf
6. Throneberry         1b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Hickman             cf        Campbell            c
8. Christopher         rf        Hartman             ss
9. Hook                p         Brunet              p

METS 1ST: Kanehl struck out; Coleman singled; On a bunt Mantilla
reached on an error by Brunet [Coleman to third, Mantilla to
second]; Thomas walked; Neal forced Thomas (second to shortstop)
[Coleman scored (unearned), Mantilla scored (error by Hartman)
(unearned) (no RBI)]; Throneberry grounded out (pitcher to
first); 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Warwick reached on an error by Throneberry
[Warwick to second]; Spangler walked; Temple forced Warwick
(pitcher to third) [Spangler to second]; Roberts popped to
second; Pendleton walked [Spangler to third, Temple to second];
Aspromonte flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt
.45s 0.

METS 2ND: Hickman popped to third in foul territory; Christopher
popped to third; Hook struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Campbell doubled; Hartman singled [Campbell
stayed at second]; On a bunt Brunet forced Campbell (pitcher to
third) [Hartman to second]; Warwick was called out on strikes;
Spangler flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt
.45s 0.

METS 3RD: Kanehl grounded out (third to first); Coleman grounded
out (second to first); Mantilla walked; Thomas grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Temple grounded out (shortstop to first); Roberts
struck out; Pendleton popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

METS 4TH: Neal singled; Throneberry struck out; Hickman popped
to first; Christopher flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Aspromonte popped to catcher in foul territory;
Campbell popped to second; Hartman doubled; Brunet grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

METS 5TH: Hook struck out; Kanehl doubled; Coleman flied to
left; Mantilla flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Warwick was called out on strikes; Spangler
singled; Temple popped to first in foul territory; Roberts flied
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

METS 6TH: Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first); Neal walked;
Neal stole second; Throneberry grounded out (second to first);
Hickman popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 6TH: Pendleton popped to shortstop; Aspromonte
singled; Campbell forced Aspromonte (shortstop to second)
[Campbell to second (error by Kanehl)]; Hartman flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

METS 7TH: Christopher walked; Hook out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Christopher to second]; Kanehl lined into a
double play (third to second) [Christopher out at second]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 7TH: GOODMAN BATTED FOR BRUNET; DAVIAULT REPLACED HOOK
(PITCHING); Goodman grounded out (second to first); Warwick
reached on an error by Neal; Spangler singled [Warwick to
third]; Temple reached on an error by Mantilla [Warwick scored
(unearned) (RBI), Spangler to second]; Roberts struck out;
LARKER BATTED FOR PENDLETON; Larker walked [Spangler to third,
Temple to second]; Aspromonte lined to third; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2
E, 3 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 1.

METS 8TH: KEMMERER REPLACED GOODMAN (PITCHING); LARKER STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); ROBERTS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Coleman grounded out (first to pitcher); Mantilla singled;
HERRSCHER RAN FOR MANTILLA; Thomas popped to shortstop; Neal
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: CHACON REPLACED NEAL (PLAYING SS); HERRSCHER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); SMITH BATTED FOR CAMPBELL; Smith
homered; Hartman grounded out (pitcher to first); Kemmerer
grounded out (second to first); Warwick flied to center; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 2.

METS 9TH: SMITH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Throneberry
grounded out (first unassisted); Hickman struck out; Christopher
tripled; WOODLING BATTED FOR DAVIAULT; Woodling walked; ASHBURN
RAN FOR WOODLING; Kanehl singled [Ashburn to second, Christopher
scored]; Coleman grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 3, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 9TH: HUNTER REPLACED ASHBURN (PITCHING); LILLIS BATTED
FOR SPANGLER; Lillis singled; Temple singled [Lillis to second];
AMALFITANO BATTED FOR ROBERTS; ANDERSON REPLACED HUNTER
(PITCHING); Amalfitano grounded into a double play (shortstop to
third to first) [Temple to second, Lillis out at third]; Larker
was walked intentionally; Aspromonte singled to left [Temple
scored, Larker scored (error by Thomas) (unearned) (no RBI)]; 2
R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Colt .45s 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             3   6   5    8
 Colt .45s        4  10   2   12


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