Houston Colt .45s 9, New York Mets 7
Regular Season Game 107
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, August 2, 1964 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    1  0  3    0  0  0    2  0  3  -   9 19  0
NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  3    0  3  0  -   7 13  2
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spangler lf                   4   2   2   0       1   0       0   0
Fox 2b                        5   1   1   0       0   0       3   3
Gaines rf                     4   2   4   1       1   0       2   0
Bond 1b                       5   3   3   4       0   0      10   1
Aspromonte 3b                 5   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Hardy cf                      5   1   3   2       0   1       4   0
Lillis ss                     5   0   1   1       0   0       3   5
Grote c                       5   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Farrell p                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nottebart p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   9  19   9       2   2      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Fox-Lillis-Bond.

BATTING - 
2B: Spangler (8,off Sutherland); Gaines 2 (5,off Wakefield,off Fisher); Bond
(11,off Fisher).
HR: Bond (15,7th inning off Wakefield 1 on 0 out); Hardy (1,9th inning off
Fisher 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Grote (3,off Cisco).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Spangler (7,2nd base by Wakefield/Taylor).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Klaus 2b                      5   0   2   1       0   0       5   4
Hunt 3b                       5   0   3   0       0   0       0   0
Altman lf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Hickman ph,rf               1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Christopher rf                3   2   1   0       1   0       1   1
  Kanehl lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gonder ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kranepool 1b                  5   2   3   1       0   1       8   0
Elliot cf                     3   1   1   4       1   0       0   0
Taylor c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
McMillan ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       7   5
Sutherland p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Wakefield p                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cisco p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Fisher p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   7  13   6       3   2      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McMillan-Klaus-Kranepool.
E: Hunt (8), Christopher (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Kranepool (13,off Farrell); Klaus (7,off Farrell).
HR: Elliot (8,6th inning off Farrell 2 on 0 out); Kranepool (5,8th inning off
Farrell 0 on 0 out).
SH: Wakefield (3,off Farrell).
SF: Elliot (1,off Farrell).
GDP: Taylor (6,off Woodeshick).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell                       7     9   5   5   3   0   2  33
Woodeshick                    0.2   4   2   2   0   0   0   5
Nottebart W(4-8)              1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    13   7   7   3   2   2  42

Farrell faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutherland                    2.1   6   4   4   2   0   0  14
Wakefield                     3.2   7   2   2   0   2   1  17
Cisco                         2     2   0   0   0   0   0   7
Fisher L(7-13)                1     4   3   3   0   0   1   7
Totals                        9    19   9   9   2   2   2  45

Wakefield faced 2 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:28   


Starting Lineups:

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

COLT .45S 1ST: Spangler doubled to left; Fox grounded out
(pitcher to first); Gaines singled to center [Spangler scored,
Gaines to second (on throw)]; Bond flied to left; Aspromonte
flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Klaus popped to first in foul territory; Hunt flied to
center; Altman walked; Christopher popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Hardy popped to first in foul territory; Lillis
popped to second; Grote singled to right; Farrell grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool popped to second; Elliot popped to second;
Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 1, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 3RD: Spangler walked; Fox singled to right [Spangler
to third, Fox to second (error by Hunt)]; Gaines walked; Bond
singled to right [Spangler scored, Fox to third, Gaines out at
third (right to catcher to shortstop)]; Aspromonte singled to
left [Fox scored, Bond to second]; WAKEFIELD REPLACED SUTHERLAND
(PITCHING); Hardy singled to center [Bond to third, Aspromonte
to second]; Lillis forced Hardy (shortstop to second) [Bond
scored, Aspromonte to third]; Grote forced Lillis (shortstop to
second); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: McMillan singled to left; Wakefield out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [McMillan to second]; Klaus flied to
right; Hunt singled to left [McMillan to third]; Altman flied to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Mets 0.

COLT .45S 4TH: Farrell singled to right; Spangler forced Farrell
(second to shortstop); Spangler was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Fox popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Christopher singled to center; Kranepool doubled to
left [Christopher to third]; Elliot hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Christopher scored, Kranepool to third]; Taylor popped
to shortstop; McMillan grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 5TH: Gaines singled to right; Bond popped to
shortstop; Aspromonte singled to right [Gaines to third,
Aspromonte to second (error by Christopher)]; Hardy struck out;
Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Colt .45s 4, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Wakefield grounded out (shortstop to first); Klaus
doubled to left; Hunt flied to right; Altman grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 6TH: Grote lined to shortstop; Farrell struck out;
Spangler singled to right; Fox popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Christopher walked; Kranepool singled to center
[Christopher to second]; Elliot homered [Christopher scored,
Kranepool scored]; Taylor popped to third in foul territory;
McMillan grounded out (third to first); Wakefield grounded out
(shortstop to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Mets 4.

COLT .45S 7TH: Gaines doubled to left; Bond homered [Gaines
scored]; CISCO REPLACED WAKEFIELD (PITCHING); Aspromonte popped
to shortstop; Hardy singled to right; Lillis singled to left
[Hardy to second]; Grote grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Lillis out at second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Mets 4.

METS 7TH: Klaus flied to center; Hunt singled to center; Altman
popped to catcher in foul territory; Christopher popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 6,
Mets 4.

COLT .45S 8TH: Farrell lined to second; Spangler grounded out
(shortstop to first); Fox grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Mets 4.

METS 8TH: Kranepool homered; Elliot walked; WOODESHICK REPLACED
FARRELL (PITCHING); Taylor grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Elliot out at second]; McMillan singled
to left; THOMAS BATTED FOR CISCO; Thomas singled to left
[McMillan to second]; Klaus singled to right [McMillan scored,
Thomas scored (on throw) (no RBI), Klaus to second (on throw)];
Hunt singled to left [Klaus to third]; NOTTEBART REPLACED
WOODESHICK (PITCHING); HICKMAN BATTED FOR ALTMAN; Hickman was
called out on strikes; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 6, Mets
7.

COLT .45S 9TH: HICKMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); KANEHL
REPLACED CHRISTOPHER (PLAYING LF); FISHER REPLACED THOMAS
(PITCHING); Gaines doubled to right; Bond doubled to right
[Gaines scored]; Aspromonte flied to right [Bond to third];
Hardy homered [Bond scored]; Lillis flied to left; Grote singled
to center; Nottebart grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 9, Mets 7.

METS 9TH: GONDER BATTED FOR KANEHL; Gonder popped to first;
Kranepool struck out; Elliot grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 9, Mets 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        9  19   0    9
 Mets             7  13   2    8


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