Houston Colt .45s 8, New York Mets 4
Regular Season Game 39
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, May 23, 1964 (D) at Colt Stadium

NY  N    0  2  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   4 11  4
HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  0    1  4  x  -   8 12  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McMillan ss                   4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Kanehl cf                     5   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hunt 2b                       5   0   3   1       0   0       3   0
Gonder c                      4   1   3   1       1   1       6   1
Thomas 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1      10   2
Altman lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Hinsley p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Locke p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Hickman rf                    3   0   0   1       1   1       0   0
C. Smith 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Cisco p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stephenson ph               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wakefield p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Sturdivant p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Christopher ph,lf           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   3       2   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Gonder (1), Hinsley (1), Locke (1), Cisco (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Hunt (3,off Owens).
SH: McMillan (3,off Owens).
GDP: C. Smith (4,off Owens).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis 3b,ss                  4   2   1   0       1   0       2   1
Fox 2b                        4   3   3   0       0   0       2   3
Spangler lf                   5   2   1   1       0   1       0   0
Bond rf                       3   0   2   1       2   0       4   0
White cf                      5   0   3   4       0   0       4   0
Staub 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       1   2       5   0
Kasko ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Owens p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Jones p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Aspromonte 3b               0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  12   6       5   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kasko-Fox-Staub.
E: Lillis (3), Woodeshick (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Lillis (1,off Cisco).
SH: Fox (7,off Hinsley).
IBB: Bond (3,by Cisco).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cisco                         4     5   3   3   1   5   0  18
Wakefield                     2.1   6   1   1   1   0   0  14
Sturdivant                    0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Hinsley L(0-2)                0     0   3   1   2   0   0   3
Locke                         1     1   1   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8    12   8   5   5   6   0  43

Hinsley faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
IBB: Cisco (1,Bond).

Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Owens                         4.2   7   3   3   2   1   0  22
Jones                         2.1   3   1   1   0   2   0  10
Woodeshick W(1-2)             2     1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    11   4   4   2   4   0  40


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:42   


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Colt .45s        
1. McMillan            ss        Lillis              3b
2. Kanehl              cf        Fox                 2b
3. Hunt                2b        Spangler            lf
4. Gonder              c         Bond                rf
5. Thomas              1b        White               cf
6. Altman              lf        Staub               1b
7. Hickman             rf        Bateman             c
8. C. Smith            3b        Kasko               ss
9. Cisco               p         Owens               p

METS 1ST: McMillan grounded out (second to first); Kanehl flied
to center; Hunt grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Colt .45s 0.

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis popped to catcher in foul territory; Fox
singled to left; Spangler singled to shortstop [Fox to second];
Bond grounded out (pitcher to first) [Fox to third, Spangler to
second]; White singled to center [Fox scored, Spangler scored];
Staub flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Colt .45s 2.

METS 2ND: Gonder singled to center; Thomas singled to center
[Gonder to second]; Altman singled to shortstop [Gonder to
third, Thomas to second]; Hickman walked [Gonder scored, Thomas
to third, Altman to second]; C. Smith grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Thomas scored (no RBI),
Altman to third, Hickman out at second]; Cisco grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 2ND: Bateman was called out on strikes; Kasko popped
to second; Owens was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 2.

METS 3RD: McMillan flied to right; Kanehl flied to center; Hunt
singled to right; Gonder singled to center [Hunt to second];
Thomas forced Hunt (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 2, Colt .45s 2.

COLT .45S 3RD: Lillis doubled to left; Fox grounded out (first
unassisted) [Lillis to third]; Spangler struck out; Bond was
walked intentionally; On a bunt White singled to pitcher [Lillis
scored, Bond to third (error by Cisco), White to second]; Staub
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Colt .45s 3.

METS 4TH: Altman grounded out (shortstop to first); Hickman
struck out; C. Smith popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Colt .45s 3.

COLT .45S 4TH: Bateman struck out; Kasko lined to second; Owens
struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Colt .45s 3.

METS 5TH: STEPHENSON BATTED FOR CISCO; Stephenson singled to
right; McMillan out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted)
[Stephenson to second]; Kanehl reached on a fielder's choice
[Stephenson out at third (shortstop to third), Kanehl to second
(error by Lillis)]; Hunt tripled to right [Kanehl scored];
Gonder walked; JONES REPLACED OWENS (PITCHING); Thomas struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Colt .45s 3.

COLT .45S 5TH: WAKEFIELD REPLACED STEPHENSON (PITCHING); Lillis
grounded out (shortstop to first); Fox singled to center;
Spangler grounded out (first to pitcher) [Fox to second]; Bond
walked; White flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3,
Colt .45s 3.

METS 6TH: Altman flied to right; Hickman grounded out (pitcher
to first); C. Smith struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Colt .45s 3.

COLT .45S 6TH: Staub popped to second; Bateman grounded out
(third to first); Kasko singled to center; Jones singled to left
[Kasko to second]; Lillis grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Colt .45s 3.

METS 7TH: Wakefield flied to right; McMillan singled to center;
Kanehl popped to catcher in foul territory; Hunt singled to
right [McMillan to second]; Gonder singled to right [McMillan
scored, Hunt to third]; Thomas grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Colt .45s 3.

COLT .45S 7TH: Fox singled to left; On a bunt Spangler popped to
first in foul territory; Bond singled to center [Fox to third];
White singled to center [Fox scored, Bond to second]; STURDIVANT
REPLACED WAKEFIELD (PITCHING); Staub struck out; Bateman walked
[Bond to third, White to second]; Kasko grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 4, Colt .45s 4.

METS 8TH: WOODESHICK REPLACED KASKO (PITCHING); ASPROMONTE
REPLACED JONES (PLAYING 3B); LILLIS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); Altman flied to center; Hickman grounded out (pitcher to
first); C. Smith singled to left; CHRISTOPHER BATTED FOR
STURDIVANT; Christopher reached on an error by Woodeshick [C.
Smith to third]; McMillan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Colt .45s 4.

COLT .45S 8TH: CHRISTOPHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); HINSLEY
REPLACED ALTMAN (PITCHING); Aspromonte walked; Lillis walked
[Aspromonte to second]; Fox reached on an error by Hinsley on a
sacrifice bunt [Aspromonte scored (no RBI), Lillis to third, Fox
to second]; LOCKE REPLACED HINSLEY (PITCHING); Spangler reached
on an error by Locke [Lillis scored (unearned), Fox to third,
Spangler to second]; Bond singled to right [Fox scored
(unearned), Spangler scored (error by Gonder) (unearned), Bond
to second]; White grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub
grounded out (first to pitcher) [Bond to third]; Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R (1 ER), 1 H, 3 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 4, Colt .45s 8.

METS 9TH: Kanehl flied to right; Hunt flied to center; Gonder
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Colt .45s 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4  11   4    9
 Colt .45s        8  12   2   11


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