New York Mets 7, Houston Colt .45s 4
Regular Season Game 35
Played on Wednesday, May 15, 1963 (D) at Colt Stadium

NY  N    0  0  1    0  2  0    2  2  0  -   7 13  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  3  -   4  9  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Neal 3b                       4   2   2   1       1   1       0   3
Hunt 2b                       5   0   3   1       0   1       1   1
Kranepool rf                  4   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Thomas lf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Harkness 1b                   5   1   1   0       0   1       8   1
Hickman cf                    4   0   1   1       0   2       3   0
Coleman c                     4   1   1   0       0   1       6   0
Fernandez ss                  4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Jackson p                     3   2   2   1       0   0       0   4
Totals                       38   7  13   5       1   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Hunt (6), Coleman (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Hunt (6,off Johnson); Kranepool (7,off Johnson).
3B: Harkness (1,off Zachary).
SF: Kranepool (1,off McMahon); Jackson (1,off Woodeshick).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     5   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Temple 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Runnels 1b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Staub rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   2   1   0       0   0       2   1
Goss cf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Warwick lf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Bateman c                     4   1   2   3       0   1       7   1
Johnson p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hartman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kemmerer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McMahon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Campbell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zachary p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fazio ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   4   9   3       1   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Aspromonte.
E: Lillis (7).
PB: Bateman (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Bateman (4,9th inning off Jackson 2 on 1 out).
SH: Runnels (3,off Jackson).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jackson W(4-3)                9     9   4   3   1   6   1  37


Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson L(1-6)                5     7   3   0   0   6   0  22
Kemmerer                      1.1   2   2   2   1   1   0   7
McMahon                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Zachary                       0.1   3   2   2   0   0   0   4
Woodeshick                    1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    13   7   4   1   8   0  41


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 2240


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Colt .45s        
1. Neal                3b        Lillis              ss
2. Hunt                2b        Temple              2b
3. Kranepool           rf        Runnels             1b
4. Thomas              lf        Staub               rf
5. Harkness            1b        Aspromonte          3b
6. Hickman             cf        Goss                cf
7. Coleman             c         Warwick             lf
8. Fernandez           ss        Bateman             c
9. Jackson             p         Johnson             p

METS 1ST: Neal was called out on strikes (catcher to first);
Hunt doubled to center; Kranepool grounded out (second to first)
[Hunt to third]; Thomas grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis grounded out (third to first); Temple
singled to left; Runnels out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Temple to second]; Staub grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Colt .45s 0.

METS 2ND: Harkness grounded out (second to first); Hickman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Coleman singled to shortstop;
Fernandez forced Coleman (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Aspromonte flied out to center; Goss lined to
left; Warwick grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Colt .45s 0.

METS 3RD: Jackson singled to left; Neal singled to right
[Jackson to second]; Hunt singled to first [Jackson to third,
Neal to second]; Bateman allowed a passed ball [Jackson scored
(unearned), Neal to third, Hunt to second]; Kranepool struck
out; Thomas lined into a double play (third unassisted) [Neal
out at third]; 1 R (0 ER), 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Bateman struck out; Johnson was called out on
strikes; Lillis singled to left; Lillis was picked off first
(pitcher to first to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Colt .45s 0.

METS 4TH: Harkness struck out; Hickman was called out on
strikes; Coleman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Colt
.45s 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Temple was called out on strikes; Runnels
grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Colt .45s 0.

METS 5TH: Fernandez reached on an error by Lillis [Fernandez to
first]; Jackson grounded out (first to second) [Fernandez to
second]; Neal singled to left [Fernandez scored (unearned)];
Hunt struck out; Kranepool doubled [Neal scored (unearned) (no
RBI)]; Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Aspromonte reached on an error by Hunt
[Aspromonte to first]; Goss singled to left [Aspromonte to
second]; Goss was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Coleman [Aspromonte scored (unearned), Goss to second]; Warwick
flied out to left; Bateman flied out to left; HARTMAN BATTED FOR
JOHNSON; Hartman singled to second [Goss to third]; Lillis
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 3, Colt .45s 1.

METS 6TH: KEMMERER REPLACED HARTMAN (PITCHING); Harkness lined
to first; Hickman was called out on strikes; Coleman grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Colt .45s
1.

COLT .45S 6TH: Temple grounded out (third to first); Runnels
singled to left; Staub flied out to left; Aspromonte grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Colt .45s 1.

METS 7TH: Fernandez grounded out (third to first); Jackson
singled to center; Neal walked [Jackson to second]; Hunt singled
to right [Jackson scored, Neal to third]; MCMAHON REPLACED
KEMMERER (PITCHING); Kranepool hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Neal scored]; Thomas flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Mets 5, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 7TH: Goss struck out; Warwick walked; Bateman singled
to left [Warwick to second]; CAMPBELL BATTED FOR MCMAHON;
Campbell flied out to right; Lillis popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5, Colt .45s 1.

METS 8TH: ZACHARY REPLACED CAMPBELL (PITCHING); Harkness tripled
to right; Hickman singled to left [Harkness scored]; Coleman
forced Hickman (right to shortstop); Fernandez singled to third
[Coleman to third]; WOODESHICK REPLACED ZACHARY (PITCHING);
Jackson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Coleman scored]; Neal
forced Fernandez (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 7, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: Temple flied out to center; Runnels lined to
right; Staub flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 7,
Colt .45s 1.

METS 9TH: Hunt flied out to center; Kranepool struck out; Thomas
singled to center; Harkness flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 7, Colt .45s 1.

COLT .45S 9TH: Aspromonte singled to left; Goss singled to
center [Aspromonte to second]; Warwick flied out to center;
Bateman homered [Aspromonte scored, Goss scored]; FAZIO BATTED
FOR WOODESHICK; Fazio was called out on strikes; Lillis flied
out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 7, Colt .45s 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             7  13   2    7
 Colt .45s        4   9   1    6


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