New York Mets 3, Houston Colt .45s 0
Regular Season Game 104
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, July 31, 1964 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  2  x  -   3 11  0
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Fox 2b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Spangler lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Bond 1b                       2   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Gaines rf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
White cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Grote c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Larsen p                      1   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       28   0   2   0       1   3      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Woodeshick (3).

BATTING - 
HBP: Bond (5,by Lary).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bond (2,2nd base by Lary/Gonder).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Klaus 2b                      4   0   2   0       1   0       1   1
Hunt 3b                       3   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
Elliot cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Christopher rf                4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Cannizzaro c                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Altman lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Gonder c                      3   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
  Thomas ph,1b                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  3   0   0   0       0   1      12   0
  Hickman ph,rf               1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
McMillan ss                   3   1   2   0       1   0       1   3
Lary p                        4   0   2   1       0   0       0   3
Totals                       34   3  11   3       2   3      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Klaus (6,off Larsen); Christopher (14,off Larsen); Hickman (7,off Woodeshick).
HBP: Hunt (8,by Larsen).
IBB: McMillan (2,by Larsen).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Larsen L(1-4)                 7     8   2   2   2   2   0  31
Woodeshick                    1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8    11   3   3   2   3   0  37

Larsen faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
HBP: Larsen (1,Hunt).
IBB: Larsen (3,McMillan).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lary W(2-3)                   9     2   0   0   1   3   0  30

HBP: Lary (4,Bond).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Al Barlick
Time of Game: 2:10   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             New York Mets            
1. Lillis              ss        Klaus               2b
2. Fox                 2b        Hunt                3b
3. Spangler            lf        Elliot              cf
4. Bond                1b        Christopher         rf
5. Gaines              rf        Altman              lf
6. Aspromonte          3b        Gonder              c
7. White               cf        Kranepool           1b
8. Grote               c         McMillan            ss
9. Larsen              p         Lary                p

COLT .45S 1ST: Lillis flied to left; Fox grounded out (first
unassisted); Spangler grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Klaus doubled to left; Hunt singled to right [Klaus to
third, Hunt out at second (right to catcher to pitcher to
shortstop)]; Elliot reached on a fielder's choice [Klaus out at
home (pitcher unassisted), Elliot to second]; Christopher flied
to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Bond grounded out (pitcher to first); Gaines
struck out (catcher to first); Aspromonte popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Altman grounded out (third to first); Gonder singled
to third; Kranepool flied to right; McMillan forced Gonder
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets
0.

COLT .45S 3RD: White grounded out (shortstop to first); Grote
grounded out (third to first); Larsen walked; Lillis flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Lary grounded out (third to first); Klaus walked; Hunt
flied to center; Elliot grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Fox grounded out (second to first); Spangler
flied to right; Bond grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Christopher lined to left; Altman flied to left;
Gonder grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 5TH: Gaines grounded out (pitcher to first);
Aspromonte lined to third; White flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Kranepool struck out; McMillan singled to center; Lary
singled to left [McMillan to second]; Klaus singled to third
[McMillan to third, Lary to second]; Hunt was hit by a pitch
[McMillan scored, Lary to third, Klaus to second]; Elliot popped
to catcher in foul territory; Christopher forced Hunt (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: Grote grounded out (pitcher to first); Larsen
struck out; Lillis singled to third; Fox flied to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Altman flied to center; Gonder singled to center;
Kranepool grounded out (catcher to first) [Gonder to second];
McMillan was walked intentionally; Lary flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 7TH: Spangler flied to right; Bond was hit by a pitch;
Gaines flied to center; Bond was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: Klaus grounded out (shortstop to first); Hunt flied to
left; Elliot was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 0, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 8TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first);
White flied to left; Grote grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: Christopher doubled to left; WOODESHICK REPLACED
LARSEN (PITCHING); Altman grounded out (second to first)
[Christopher to third]; THOMAS BATTED FOR GONDER; Thomas struck
out; HICKMAN BATTED FOR KRANEPOOL; Hickman doubled to right
[Christopher scored]; McMillan singled to shortstop [Hickman to
third]; Lary singled to pitcher [Hickman scored, McMillan to
third (error by Woodeshick)]; Klaus forced Lary (shortstop to
second); 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 3.

COLT .45S 9TH: HICKMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); THOMAS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); CANNIZZARO REPLACED CHRISTOPHER
(PLAYING C ); ROBERTS BATTED FOR WOODESHICK; Roberts was called
out on strikes; Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); Fox
singled to center; Spangler popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        0   2   1    3
 Mets             3  11   0   10


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