Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 132
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Tuesday, August 31, 1965 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  4  2
NY  N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lillis ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   6
Morgan 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Wynn cf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       3   0
Thomas 1b                     3   0   0   1       0   0      13   1
  Maye pr                     0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gentile 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Staub rf                      3   1   2   2       1   1       1   0
Gaines lf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Adlesh c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Brand ph,c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bruce p                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       30   3   4   3       4   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Lillis.
E: Lillis (16), Bruce (3).

BATTING - 
3B: Morgan (10,off McGraw).
HR: Staub (9,2nd inning off McGraw 0 on 0 out).
SH: Aspromonte (4,off McGraw).
SF: Thomas (3,off McGraw).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn 2 (31,2nd base off McGraw/Cannizzaro 2).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
McMillan ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Hiller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Christopher rf                4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   1   1   2       0   0      13   0
Smith 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
Lewis cf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Hickman lf                    3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Cannizzaro c                  2   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
McGraw p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       31   2   4   2       1   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Kranepool (8), Hickman (7).

BATTING - 
HR: Kranepool (9,4th inning off Bruce 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Hunt (4,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce W(9-16)                 9     4   2   2   1   4   1  32


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGraw L(2-3)                 9     4   3   2   4   3   1  36


Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 1:56   Attendance: 25562


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Lillis              ss        Hunt                2b
2. Morgan              2b        McMillan            ss
3. Wynn                cf        Christopher         rf
4. Thomas              1b        Kranepool           1b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Smith               3b
6. Staub               rf        Lewis               cf
7. Gaines              lf        Hickman             lf
8. Adlesh              c         Cannizzaro          c
9. Bruce               p         McGraw              p

ASTROS 1ST: Lillis flied to right; Morgan tripled to right; Wynn
walked; Wynn stole second; Thomas popped out on a sacrifice fly
to second [Morgan scored]; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Hunt flied to center; McMillan grounded out (shortstop
to first); Christopher grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub homered; Gaines grounded out (third to first);
Adlesh flied to center; Bruce grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool grounded out (first unassisted); Smith
singled to right; Lewis struck out; Hickman singled to left
[Smith to second]; Cannizzaro forced Hickman (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lillis grounded out (third to first); Morgan flied
to center; Wynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: McGraw lined to right; Hunt grounded out (pitcher to
first); McMillan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Thomas flied to left; Aspromonte grounded out (third
to first); Staub was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Christopher singled to left; Christopher was picked
off first but was safe on an error by Bruce [Christopher to
second]; Kranepool homered [Christopher scored]; Smith grounded
out (third to first); Lewis grounded out (first unassisted);
Hickman grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gaines popped to second; Adlesh grounded out (second
to first); Bruce struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Cannizzaro grounded out (third to first); McGraw
struck out; Hunt grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Lillis popped to first in foul territory; Morgan
popped to first; Wynn walked; Wynn stole second; Thomas flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: On a bunt McMillan made an out to first; Christopher
grounded out (second to first); Kranepool flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub
walked; Gaines flied to left; Adlesh was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: Smith lined to third; Lewis struck out; Hickman struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Bruce lined to shortstop; Lillis lined to center;
Morgan singled to center; Wynn popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Cannizzaro walked; McGraw forced Cannizzaro (pitcher
to shortstop); Hunt grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop) [McGraw out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Thomas reached on an error by Kranepool; MAYE RAN
FOR THOMAS; Aspromonte out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Maye to second]; Staub singled to left [Maye scored (unearned),
Staub to second (error by Hickman)]; Gaines walked; BRAND BATTED
FOR ADLESH; Brand popped to catcher in foul territory; Bruce
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: BRAND STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); GENTILE REPLACED
MAYE (PLAYING 1B); HILLER BATTED FOR MCMILLAN; Hiller grounded
out (second to first); Christopher reached on an error by
Lillis; Kranepool flied to center; Smith forced Christopher
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   4   2    6
 Mets             2   4   2    3


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