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 MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AHunt 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 0Totals30 1 5 1 2 8 24 11FIELDING -E:Jones (3).BATTING -2B:Boyer (7,off Dierker).GDP:Jones (2,off Dierker); Hunt (2,off Dierker).Team LOB:4.

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMorgan 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 1Totals31 7 9 6 2 5 27 11FIELDING -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 MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGardner 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 4Totals8 9 7 6 2 5 2 36HBP:Gardner (2,Mantilla).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDierker W(2-0) 9 5 1 1 2 8 0 32Umpires:HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Paul PryorTime of Game:2:27Attendance: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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