New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 99
Played on Tuesday, July 26, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  1  3    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   5 10  1
HOU N    3  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  5  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hiller 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   2       1   2
Luplow rf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
Elliot lf                     4   1   2   2       0   0       3   0
Jones cf                      4   2   2   1       0   0       3   0
Boyer 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   1       2   3
Bressoud ss                   4   0   1   1       0   1       3   1
Grote c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Shaw p                        3   0   2   0       0   1       0   1
  Gardner p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  10   5       1   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bressoud-Hiller-Kranepool, Boyer-Kranepool.
E: Grote (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Boyer (16,off Giusti); Elliot (4,off Giusti); Jones (12,off Giusti).
GDP: Hiller (2,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Jackson ss                    2   1   1   1       2   0       4   3
Freese 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   3       1   3
Staub rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Bateman c                     3   0   1   2       1   1       7   0
Maye lf                       2   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
  Nicholson ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Harrison 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Giusti p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brand ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   5   4       4   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Freese-Jackson-Harrison.

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (18,off Shaw).
SF: Maye (2,off Shaw).
GDP: Harrison (5,off Gardner).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (31,2nd base off Shaw/Grote).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Shaw W(8-9)                   5     5   4   4   3   5   0  23
Gardner SV(1)                 4     0   0   0   1   2   0  11
Totals                        9     5   4   4   4   7   0  34

Shaw faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(10-8)                5.1   9   5   5   1   1   0  25
Raymond                       1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Owens                         2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9    10   5   5   1   7   0  37


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Bill Jackowski
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 19943


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Hiller              2b        Wynn                cf
2. Luplow              rf        Jackson             ss
3. Kranepool           1b        Freese              2b
4. Elliot              lf        Staub               rf
5. Jones               cf        Bateman             c
6. Boyer               3b        Maye                lf
7. Bressoud            ss        Harrison            1b
8. Grote               c         Aspromonte          3b
9. Shaw                p         Giusti              p

METS 1ST: Hiller grounded out (first unassisted); Luplow
grounded out (first to pitcher); Kranepool flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn doubled to left; Jackson walked; Freese struck
out; Staub walked [Wynn to third, Jackson to second]; Bateman
singled to center [Wynn scored, Jackson scored, Staub to third];
Maye hit a sacrifice fly to center [Staub scored]; Harrison
flied to left; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 2ND: Elliot singled to center; Jones forced Elliot
(shortstop to second); Boyer doubled to left [Jones scored];
Bressoud flied to right in foul territory; Grote flied to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte singled to right; Giusti grounded out
(third to first) [Aspromonte to second]; Wynn popped to
shortstop; Jackson singled to right [Aspromonte scored]; Jackson
stole second [Jackson to third (error by Grote)]; Freese struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

METS 3RD: Shaw singled to right; Hiller grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Shaw out at second]; Luplow
walked; Kranepool singled to right [Luplow to second]; Elliot
doubled to left [Luplow scored, Kranepool scored]; Jones doubled
to right [Elliot scored]; Boyer grounded out (second to first);
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Staub lined to third; Bateman struck out; Maye lined
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

METS 4TH: Bressoud grounded out (pitcher to first); Grote
grounded out (second to first); Shaw singled to center; Hiller
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Harrison was called out on strikes; Aspromonte flied
to center; Giusti flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
4, Astros 4.

METS 5TH: Luplow flied to center; Kranepool flied to center;
Elliot lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros
4.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Jackson
grounded out (second to first); Freese struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

METS 6TH: Jones singled to center; Boyer grounded out (third to
first) [Jones to second]; Bressoud singled to right [Jones
scored]; RAYMOND REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Grote struck out;
Shaw struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub singled to second; Bateman walked [Staub to
second]; GARDNER REPLACED SHAW (PITCHING); Maye was called out
on strikes; Harrison grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Bateman out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 5, Astros 4.

METS 7TH: Hiller singled to center; Luplow forced Hiller (third
to shortstop); Kranepool struck out; Elliot grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); BRAND
BATTED FOR RAYMOND; Brand popped to first in foul territory;
Wynn flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: OWENS REPLACED BRAND (PITCHING); Jones grounded out
(third to first); Boyer struck out; Bressoud struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Jackson walked; Freese lined to left; Staub lined
into a double play (third to third to first) [Jackson out at
first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

METS 9TH: Grote popped to shortstop; Gardner grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hiller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Bateman popped to catcher in foul territory;
NICHOLSON BATTED FOR MAYE; Nicholson struck out; Harrison popped
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             5  10   1    5
 Astros           4   5   0    3


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