Houston Astros 7, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 39
Played on Wednesday, May 25, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
HOU N    0  2  1    1  0  2    0  1  x  -   7  9  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Jones cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Boyer 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   2       3   4
Kranepool lf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Stuart 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       9   2
Stephenson c                  3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Swoboda rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Bressoud ss                   3   0   1   0       0   2       0   3
Gardner p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Arrigo p                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bearnarth p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hiller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eilers p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   5   1       2   8      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Jones (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Boyer (7,off Dierker).
GDP: Jones (2,off Dierker); Hunt (2,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Jackson ss                    3   1   0   0       1   0       3   5
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Nicholson rf                  4   2   4   2       0   0       4   0
Mantilla 1b                   3   1   0   0       0   0       9   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Bateman c                     3   2   3   2       0   0       8   0
Staub lf                      3   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
Dierker p                     4   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
Totals                       31   7   9   6       2   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Jackson-Mantilla, Morgan-Jackson-Mantilla.

BATTING - 
2B: Nicholson (4,off Gardner); Aspromonte (7,off Gardner).
3B: Bateman (3,off Arrigo).
HR: Nicholson (3,6th inning off Arrigo 0 on 0 out); Bateman (5,8th inning off
Eilers 0 on 1 out).
SH: Bateman (2,off Gardner).
SF: Staub (5,off Gardner).
HBP: Mantilla (1,by Gardner).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (14,2nd base off Gardner/Stephenson).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gardner L(2-2)                4     4   4   3   1   1   0  18
Arrigo                        2.2   4   2   2   1   3   1  13
Bearnarth                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Eilers                        1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Totals                        8     9   7   6   2   5   2  36

HBP: Gardner (2,Mantilla).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(2-0)                9     5   1   1   2   8   0  32


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 17461


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Hunt                2b        Morgan              2b
2. Jones               cf        Jackson             ss
3. Boyer               3b        Wynn                cf
4. Kranepool           lf        Nicholson           rf
5. Stuart              1b        Mantilla            1b
6. Stephenson          c         Aspromonte          3b
7. Swoboda             rf        Bateman             c
8. Bressoud            ss        Staub               lf
9. Gardner             p         Dierker             p

METS 1ST: Hunt walked; Jones grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Hunt out at second]; Boyer singled to
shortstop; Kranepool grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); Jackson
grounded out (second to first); Wynn popped to third; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Stuart flied out to center; Stephenson lined to right;
Swoboda flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Nicholson doubled to left; Mantilla was hit by a
pitch; Aspromonte flied out to left [Nicholson to third];
Bateman singled to center [Nicholson scored, Mantilla scored
(error by Jones) (unearned), Bateman to second]; Staub popped to
first; Dierker grounded out (third to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Bressoud was called out on strikes; Gardner struck
out; Hunt grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan grounded out (third to first); Jackson
walked; Jackson stole second; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to
first); Nicholson singled to left [Jackson scored]; Mantilla
forced Nicholson (third to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 3.

METS 4TH: Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Boyer struck
out; Kranepool flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Aspromonte doubled to left; Bateman out on a
sacrifice bunt (second to first) [Aspromonte to third]; Staub
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Aspromonte scored]; Dierker was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 5TH: Stuart struck out; Stephenson struck out; Swoboda
singled to left; Bressoud struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: ARRIGO REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Morgan flied out
to left; Jackson grounded out (third to first); Wynn was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 6TH: Arrigo singled to right; Hunt grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Arrigo to second]; Jones grounded out (second to first)
[Arrigo to third]; Boyer doubled [Arrigo scored]; Kranepool
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Nicholson homered; Mantilla popped to third in foul
territory; Aspromonte struck out; Bateman tripled to right;
Staub singled to center [Bateman scored]; Dierker struck out; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

METS 7TH: Stuart struck out; Stephenson popped to second;
Swoboda flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Jackson
flied out to center; Wynn walked; Nicholson singled to center
[Wynn to third, Nicholson to second (on throw to 3b)]; BEARNARTH
REPLACED ARRIGO (PITCHING); Mantilla grounded out (shortstop to
first to shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 6.

METS 8TH: Bressoud singled to right; HILLER BATTED FOR
BEARNARTH; Hiller popped to shortstop; Hunt grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Bressoud out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: EILERS REPLACED HILLER (PITCHING); Aspromonte flied
out to center; Bateman homered; Staub grounded out (shortstop to
first); Dierker struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 7.

METS 9TH: Jones lined to right; Boyer struck out; Kranepool
walked; Stuart grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   5   1    4
 Astros           7   9   0    5


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