Houston Colt .45s 8, New York Mets 6
Regular Season Game 151
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Tuesday, September 18, 1962 (N) at Polo Grounds V

HOU N    0  0  1    2  3  2    0  0  0  -   8 11  0
NY  N    1  0  0    0  0  2    1  0  2  -   6  9  2
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     4   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Spangler cf                   1   2   0   0       3   0       3   0
  Warwick ph,cf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts lf                    3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
  Pendleton ph,lf             1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Larker 1b                     5   0   1   1       0   0       6   2
Mejias rf                     5   1   2   2       0   1       2   0
Aspromonte 3b                 5   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
Amalfitano 2b                 4   1   2   1       0   0       4   1
Ranew c                       3   1   2   2       0   1       8   0
Drott p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kemmerer p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Umbricht p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       36   8  11   8       5   3      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Larker (18,off Foss).
3B: Amalfitano (5,off Foss); Aspromonte (4,off Foss).
HR: Ranew (4,4th inning off Foss 1 on 1 out); Roberts (1,5th inning off Foss
0 on 0 out).
SF: Amalfitano (3,off Foss).
HBP: Ranew (2,by Foss).
GDP: Drott (1,off Foss).
Team LOB: 8.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Chacon ss                     4   1   0   0       1   1       4   4
Kanehl 3b                     4   1   2   0       1   0       2   1
Throneberry 1b                5   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Thomas lf                     4   0   1   0       1   1       1   1
Christopher rf                3   2   1   0       2   1       2   0
Hickman cf                    3   2   1   2       2   2       2   0
Drake 2b                      5   0   2   3       0   1       4   1
Cannizzaro c                  4   0   1   0       1   0       3   1
Foss p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ashburn ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Daviault p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Taylor ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hunter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herrscher ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bob G. Miller p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Coleman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6   9   5       9   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cannizzaro-Kanehl-Drake.
E: Kanehl 2 (28).

BATTING - 
HR: Hickman (13,9th inning off Umbricht 1 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Christopher (10,2nd base off Drott/Ranew); Thomas (2,3rd base off Drott/Ranew);
Chacon (12,Home off Drott/Ranew).

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drott W(1-0)                  5.1   3   3   3   6   5   0  25
Kemmerer                      1.1   3   1   1   2   1   0   9
Umbricht SV(2)                2.1   3   2   2   1   1   1  11
Totals                        9     9   6   6   9   7   1  45

WP: Drott (2), Kemmerer (2).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Foss L(0-1)                   5    10   6   6   3   1   2  27
Daviault                      1     1   2   2   2   0   0   6
Hunter                        2     0   0   0   0   2   0   7
Bob G. Miller                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    11   8   8   5   3   2  43

HBP: Foss (1,Ranew).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 3:10   Attendance: 3670


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             New York Mets            
1. Lillis              ss        Chacon              ss
2. Spangler            cf        Kanehl              3b
3. Roberts             lf        Throneberry         1b
4. Larker              1b        Thomas              lf
5. Mejias              rf        Christopher         rf
6. Aspromonte          3b        Hickman             cf
7. Amalfitano          2b        Drake               2b
8. Ranew               c         Cannizzaro          c
9. Drott               p         Foss                p

COLT .45S 1ST: Mets manager Casey Stengel honored before game
for 50th year in majors; Lillis popped to second; Spangler
walked; Roberts walked [Spangler to second]; Larker flied to
center; Mejias popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s
0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Chacon walked; Kanehl popped to catcher in foul
territory; Throneberry struck out; Thomas walked [Chacon to
second]; Christopher walked [Chacon to third, Thomas to second];
Chacon stole home and Thomas stole third and Christopher stole
second; Hickman struck out; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 0,
Mets 1.

COLT .45S 2ND: Aspromonte singled to left [Aspromonte out at
second (left to shortstop)]; Amalfitano singled to left; Ranew
was hit by a pitch [Amalfitano to second]; On a bunt Drott
grounded into a double play (catcher to third to second)
[Amalfitano out at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0,
Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Drake grounded out (second to first); Cannizzaro flied
to center; Foss grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis popped to shortstop; Spangler walked;
Roberts popped to second; Larker doubled to left [Spangler
scored]; Mejias struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1,
Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Chacon struck out; Kanehl singled to center;
Throneberry forced Kanehl (first to shortstop); Thomas forced
Throneberry (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s
1, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 4TH: Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher to first);
Amalfitano tripled to left; Ranew homered [Amalfitano scored];
Drott popped to shortstop; On a bunt Lillis singled; Spangler
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 3, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Christopher grounded out (third to first); Hickman
struck out; Drake popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 3, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Roberts homered; Larker grounded out (second to
pitcher); Mejias singled to third; Aspromonte tripled to left
[Mejias scored]; Amalfitano hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Aspromonte scored]; Ranew singled to left; Drott grounded out
(shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Cannizzaro singled to right; ASHBURN BATTED FOR FOSS;
Ashburn walked [Cannizzaro to second]; Chacon flied to center;
Kanehl popped to first in foul territory; Throneberry flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: DAVIAULT REPLACED ASHBURN (PITCHING); Lillis
walked; Spangler walked [Lillis to second]; Roberts flied to
center; Larker grounded out (pitcher to first) [Spangler to
second, Lillis to third]; Mejias singled to center [Spangler
scored, Lillis scored]; Aspromonte forced Mejias (shortstop to
second); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Thomas struck out; Christopher walked; Hickman walked
[Christopher to second]; Drott threw a wild pitch [Hickman to
second, Christopher to third]; Drake singled [Hickman scored,
Christopher scored]; KEMMERER REPLACED DROTT (PITCHING);
Cannizzaro walked [Drake to second]; TAYLOR BATTED FOR DAVIAULT;
Taylor grounded out (first to pitcher) [Cannizzaro to second,
Drake to third]; Chacon popped to second; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Colt .45s 8, Mets 3.

COLT .45S 7TH: HUNTER REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Amalfitano
flied to right; Ranew struck out; Kemmerer struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: Kanehl singled to center; Kemmerer threw a wild pitch
[Kanehl to second]; Throneberry popped to shortstop; Thomas
singled to shortstop [Kanehl to third]; Christopher was called
out on strikes; Hickman walked [Thomas to second]; Drake singled
to third [Hickman to second, Thomas to third, Kanehl scored];
UMBRICHT REPLACED KEMMERER (PITCHING); Cannizzaro flied to
right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Mets 4.

COLT .45S 8TH: Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); WARWICK
BATTED FOR SPANGLER; Warwick reached on an error by Kanehl
[Warwick to second (error by Kanehl)]; PENDLETON BATTED FOR
ROBERTS; Pendleton lined to third; Larker popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Mets 4.

METS 8TH: WARWICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); PENDLETON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); HERRSCHER BATTED FOR HUNTER; Herrscher
singled to pitcher; Chacon forced Herrscher (pitcher to
shortstop to second); Kanehl walked [Chacon to second];
Throneberry grounded out (pitcher to first) [Kanehl to second,
Chacon to third]; Thomas lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Colt .45s 8, Mets 4.

COLT .45S 9TH: BOB G. MILLER REPLACED HERRSCHER (PITCHING);
Mejias grounded out (pitcher to first); Aspromonte flied to
left; Amalfitano grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Mets 4.

METS 9TH: Christopher singled to right; Hickman homered
[Christopher scored]; Drake struck out; Cannizzaro flied to
right; COLEMAN BATTED FOR BOB G. MILLER; Coleman grounded out
(first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Mets 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        8  11   0    8
 Mets             6   9   2   12


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