New York Mets 7, Houston Colt .45s 5
Regular Season Game 139
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Monday, September 7, 1964 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  3  0  -   5  9  1
NY  N    1  0  2    3  0  0    0  1  x  -   7  9  0
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kasko ss                      5   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Lillis 2b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       4   3
Gaines rf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Bond 1b                       3   1   2   1       1   1      10   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
White lf                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murrell lf                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Spangler ph,lf              0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Hardy cf                      4   0   1   2       0   1       2   0
Grote c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
Brown p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Raymond p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Fox ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   9   5       3   4      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Kasko (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Murrell (1,off Jackson); Lillis (9,off Jackson).
3B: Hardy (1,off Jackson).
HR: Bond (20,2nd inning off Jackson 0 on 0 out).
SF: Aspromonte (5,off Wakefield).
Team LOB: 7.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kanehl 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Kranepool 1b                  4   2   1   0       0   0      11   1
Christopher rf                4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Altman lf                     4   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
  Hickman cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
C. Smith 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   6
Elliot cf,lf                  3   1   1   0       1   2       3   0
Cannizzaro c                  3   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
  Gonder ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Klaus pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McMillan ss                   4   1   1   3       0   0       1   4
Jackson p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Hunter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wakefield p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bearnarth p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   7   9   7       2   6      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Kranepool (16,off Brown); Christopher (24,off Brown); Altman (12,off Brown);
Cannizzaro (10,off Brown).
HR: McMillan (1,4th inning off Raymond 1 on 0 out).
SH: C. Smith (5,off Owens).
IBB: Elliot (2,by Owens).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brown L(2-15)                 3     6   5   3   0   3   0  16
Raymond                       3     2   1   1   0   3   1  11
Farrell                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Owens                         1     1   1   1   2   0   0   6
Totals                        8     9   7   5   2   6   1  36

Brown faced 2 batters in the 4th inning
WP: Brown (3).
IBB: Owens (4,Elliot).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jackson W(10-13)              7     9   5   5   0   3   1  30
Hunter                        0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Wakefield                     0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Bearnarth SV(3)               1.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     9   5   5   3   4   1  39

Jackson faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
Hunter faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:50   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             New York Mets            
1. Kasko               ss        Kanehl              2b
2. Lillis              2b        Kranepool           1b
3. Gaines              rf        Christopher         rf
4. Bond                1b        Altman              lf
5. Aspromonte          3b        C. Smith            3b
6. White               lf        Elliot              cf
7. Hardy               cf        Cannizzaro          c
8. Grote               c         McMillan            ss
9. Brown               p         Jackson             p

COLT .45S 1ST: Kasko grounded out (shortstop to first); Lillis
grounded out (second to first); Gaines grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Kanehl grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Kranepool doubled to left; Christopher doubled to left
[Kranepool scored]; Altman grounded out (second to first)
[Christopher to third]; C. Smith was called out on strikes; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 0, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 2ND: Bond homered; Aspromonte popped to third; White
popped to right; Hardy struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt
.45s 1, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Elliot struck out; Cannizzaro grounded out (pitcher to
first); McMillan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 1.

COLT .45S 3RD: Grote flied to left; Brown grounded out (third to
first); Kasko singled to right; Lillis grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Jackson struck out; Kanehl flied to center; Kranepool
reached on an error by Kasko; On a bunt Christopher singled to
third [Kranepool to second]; Bob Aspromonte let the ball
roll; Altman doubled to right [Kranepool scored (unearned),
Christopher scored (unearned)]; C. Smith reached on a fielder's
choice [Altman out at third (third unassisted)]; 2 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 3.

COLT .45S 4TH: Gaines lined to center; Bond singled to center;
Aspromonte grounded out (third to first) [Bond to second]; White
lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 3.

METS 4TH: Elliot singled to second; Brown threw a wild pitch
[Elliot to second]; Cannizzaro doubled to right [Elliot scored];
RAYMOND REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); McMillan homered [Cannizzaro
scored]; Mike White injured crashing into wall chasing
homer; MURRELL REPLACED WHITE (PLAYING LF); Jackson grounded
out (pitcher to first); Kanehl singled to right; Kranepool lined
to center; Christopher was called out on strikes; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 6.

COLT .45S 5TH: Hardy grounded out (third to first); Grote
grounded out (shortstop to first); Raymond grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 6.

METS 5TH: Altman grounded out (first unassisted); C. Smith
grounded out (pitcher to first); Elliot struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 6.

COLT .45S 6TH: Kasko grounded out (third to first); Lillis
popped to third; Gaines singled to left; Bond struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 6.

METS 6TH: Cannizzaro grounded out (pitcher to first); McMillan
popped to first in foul territory; Jackson struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Mets 6.

COLT .45S 7TH: Aspromonte popped to catcher in foul territory;
Murrell doubled to right; Hardy tripled to right [Murrell
scored]; Grote struck out; FOX BATTED FOR RAYMOND; Fox popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 2, Mets 6.

METS 7TH: FARRELL REPLACED FOX (PITCHING); Kanehl popped to
catcher in foul territory; Kranepool popped to second;
Christopher popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
2, Mets 6.

COLT .45S 8TH: Kasko singled to center; Lillis doubled [Kasko to
third]; Gaines singled to right [Kasko scored, Lillis to third];
HUNTER REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Bond walked [Gaines to
second]; WAKEFIELD REPLACED HUNTER (PITCHING); Aspromonte hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Lillis scored]; SPANGLER BATTED FOR
MURRELL; Spangler walked [Gaines to third, Bond to second];
BEARNARTH REPLACED WAKEFIELD (PITCHING); Hardy forced Spangler
(shortstop to second) [Gaines scored, Bond to third]; Grote
walked [Hardy to second]; ROBERTS BATTED FOR FARRELL; Roberts
was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt .45s 5,
Mets 6.

METS 8TH: SPANGLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); OWENS REPLACED
ROBERTS (PITCHING); Altman singled to right; C. Smith out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Altman to second]; Elliot
was walked intentionally; GONDER BATTED FOR CANNIZZARO; Gonder
walked [Altman to third, Elliot to second]; KLAUS RAN FOR
GONDER; McMillan forced Klaus (shortstop to second) [Altman
scored, Elliot to third]; Bearnarth grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 7.

COLT .45S 9TH: TAYLOR REPLACED KLAUS (PLAYING C ); HICKMAN
REPLACED ALTMAN (PLAYING CF); ELLIOT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); Kasko popped to second; Lillis grounded out (third to
first); On a bunt Gaines grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 5, Mets 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        5   9   1    7
 Mets             7   9   0    5


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