Houston Colt .45s 5, New York Mets 4
Regular Season Game 150
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, September 15, 1963 (D) at Polo Grounds V

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   5 11  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    4  0  0  -   4  4  4
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Fazio 2b                      5   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
Goss cf                       3   1   2   0       2   0       4   0
Wynn lf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Weekly lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Warwick rf                    5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       1   1      13   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   0   1       0   0       5   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   3   0       2   0       0   3
Lillis ss                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Farrell p                     4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Totals                       37   5  11   2       5   8      27   4

FIELDING - 
E: Aspromonte (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Fazio (9,off Jackson); Warwick (17,off Jackson).
SH: Bateman (3,off Bearnarth).
SF: Staub (1,off Jackson).
IBB: Aspromonte (4,by Bearnarth).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Warwick (3,3rd base off Jackson/Coleman).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kranepool rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Green 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Hickman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Harkness 1b                   4   1   1   0       0   1      11   1
Hicks cf                      4   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Kanehl 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Coleman c                     3   1   1   2       0   0       9   0
Moran ss                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Fernandez ph,ss             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Jackson p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Cisco p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Carmel ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bearnarth p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   4   4       0  11      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Green (4), Hicks (2), Coleman 2 (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Harkness (9,off Farrell).
HR: Coleman (3,7th inning off Farrell 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 1.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell W(13-13)              9     4   4   4   0  11   1  32


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jackson L(11-17)              6.2   9   5   3   4   7   0  34
Cisco                         1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Bearnarth                     1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9    11   5   3   5   8   0  44

WP: Jackson 3 (9), Cisco (10).
IBB: Bearnarth (9,Aspromonte).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:35   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             New York Mets            
1. Fazio               2b        Kranepool           rf
2. Goss                cf        Green               3b
3. Wynn                lf        Hickman             lf
4. Warwick             rf        Harkness            1b
5. Bateman             c         Hicks               cf
6. Staub               1b        Kanehl              2b
7. Aspromonte          3b        Coleman             c
8. Lillis              ss        Moran               ss
9. Farrell             p         Jackson             p

COLT .45S 1ST: Fazio doubled to left; Goss popped to first; Wynn
reached on an error by Green [Wynn to first]; Jackson threw a
wild pitch [Fazio to third, Wynn to second]; Warwick struck out;
Jackson threw a wild pitch [Fazio scored (unearned), Wynn scored
(error by Coleman) (unearned)]; Bateman grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Kranepool grounded out (shortstop to first); Green
flied out to left; Hickman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Staub grounded out (pitcher to first); Aspromonte
walked; Lillis struck out; Farrell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Harkness popped to shortstop; Hicks flied out to
center; Kanehl grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Fazio was called out on strikes; Goss singled to
center [Goss to second (error by Hicks)]; Wynn struck out;
Warwick grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Coleman flied out to center; Moran struck out; Jackson
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Bateman struck out; Staub grounded out (second to
first); Aspromonte singled to center; Lillis flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Kranepool flied out to center; Green grounded out
(first unassisted); Hickman reached on an error by Aspromonte
[Hickman to second]; Harkness flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Farrell grounded out (pitcher to first); Fazio
popped to first; Goss walked; Wynn singled to left [Goss to
second]; Warwick forced Wynn (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Hicks struck out; Kanehl struck out; Coleman popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 6TH: Bateman popped to catcher in foul territory;
Staub lined to right; Aspromonte singled to center; Lillis
singled to right [Aspromonte to third]; Farrell struck out; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Moran was called out on strikes; Jackson struck out;
Kranepool flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
2, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 7TH: Fazio singled to left; Goss walked [Fazio to
second]; Jackson threw a wild pitch [Fazio scored (error by
Coleman), Goss to third]; Wynn grounded out (third to first);
Warwick doubled to right [Goss scored]; Warwick stole third;
Bateman walked; Staub hit a sacrifice fly to right [Warwick
scored]; Aspromonte singled to left [Bateman to third]; CISCO
REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Lillis grounded out (pitcher to
first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: WEEKLY REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING LF); Green singled to
left; Hickman was called out on strikes; Harkness doubled to
left [Green to third]; Hicks singled to center [Green scored,
Harkness scored]; Kanehl struck out; Coleman homered [Hicks
scored]; FERNANDEZ BATTED FOR MORAN; Fernandez struck out; 4 R,
4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 4.

COLT .45S 8TH: FERNANDEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Farrell
was called out on strikes; Fazio popped to third in foul
territory; Goss singled to right; Cisco threw a wild pitch [Goss
to second]; Weekly grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 4.

METS 8TH: CARMEL BATTED FOR CISCO; Carmel struck out; Kranepool
popped to catcher in foul territory; Green struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 4.

COLT .45S 9TH: BEARNARTH REPLACED CARMEL (PITCHING); Warwick
singled to center; Bateman out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Warwick to second]; Staub popped to first in foul
territory; Aspromonte was walked intentionally; Lillis flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 4.

METS 9TH: Hickman grounded out (third to first); Harkness struck
out; Hicks popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        5  11   1   12
 Mets             4   4   4    1


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