Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 5
Regular Season Game 153
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, September 18, 1966 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  3  0  -   5  8  1
HOU N    2  0  2    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  9  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  4   0   1   1       1   2       0   2
Hiller 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       6   2
Luplow rf                     4   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
Hickman lf,cf                 4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Jones cf                      1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Terry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lewis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Goossen c                   1   1   1   3       0   0       1   0
Taylor c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Rusteck p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boyer ph,3b                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Bressoud 3b                   4   1   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Selma p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGraw p                      1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Napoleon ph,lf              3   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Totals                       35   5   8   5       4   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bressoud-Hiller-Kranepool.
E: Hickman (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Harrelson (1,off Giusti).
HR: Goossen (1,8th inning off Giusti 2 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   2       0   1
Jackson ss                    2   1   0   0       2   0       1   4
Harrison 1b                   5   3   4   0       0   0       6   1
Bateman c                     4   0   1   2       1   0       8   0
Staub rf                      4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   1   1       1   0       1   2
Pointer lf                    2   0   1   2       2   0       5   0
R. Davis cf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Giusti p                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   5       9   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Jackson (36).
PB: Bateman (19).

BATTING - 
2B: R. Davis (8,off McGraw); Pointer (1,off McGraw).
SH: Jackson (27,off McGraw).
GDP: R. Davis (4,off Terry).
IBB: R. Davis (2,by McGraw).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pointer (1,2nd base off Rusteck/Goossen); Jackson (45,2nd base off Selma/Goossen).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGraw L(2-9)                 4     8   6   5   4   2   0  24
Terry                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Rusteck                       2     1   0   0   2   0   0   9
Selma                         1     0   0   0   2   1   0   5
Totals                        8     9   6   5   9   3   0  41

WP: McGraw (3).
IBB: McGraw (2,R. Davis).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(14-13)               7.1   8   5   4   3   6   1  33
Raymond SV(13)                1.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   6
Totals                        9     8   5   4   4   6   1  39

WP: Raymond (7).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Stan Landes, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 14890


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Harrelson           ss        Morgan              2b
2. Hiller              2b        Jackson             ss
3. Luplow              rf        Harrison            1b
4. Kranepool           1b        Bateman             c
5. Hickman             lf        Staub               rf
6. Jones               cf        Aspromonte          3b
7. Taylor              c         Pointer             lf
8. Bressoud            3b        R. Davis            cf
9. McGraw              p         Giusti              p

METS 1ST: Harrelson struck out; Hiller grounded out (shortstop
to first); Luplow flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan singled to right; Jackson forced Morgan
(third to second); Harrison singled to left [Jackson to third,
Harrison to second (on throw to 3b)]; Bateman grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Jackson scored, Harrison to third]; Staub
walked; Aspromonte singled to left [Harrison scored, Staub to
third]; Pointer popped to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 2.

METS 2ND: Kranepool struck out; Hickman grounded out (third to
first); Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: R. Davis doubled to right; Giusti grounded out
(third to first); Morgan struck out; Jackson grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Taylor grounded out (third to first); Bressoud lined
to left; McGraw singled to center; Bateman allowed a passed ball
[McGraw to second]; Harrelson doubled to left [McGraw scored];
Hiller singled to second [Harrelson out at home (second to
catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Harrison singled to left; Bateman flied to center;
Staub was called out on strikes; Aspromonte walked [Harrison to
second]; Pointer doubled to left [Harrison scored, Aspromonte
scored]; R. Davis was walked intentionally; McGraw threw a wild
pitch [Pointer to third, R. Davis to second]; Giusti lined to
center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

METS 4TH: Luplow walked; Kranepool forced Luplow (first to
shortstop); Hickman flied to left; Jones walked [Kranepool to
second]; Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan walked; Jackson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Morgan to second]; Harrison singled to left
[Morgan scored (error by Hickman) (no RBI), Harrison to second];
Bateman singled to left [Harrison scored (unearned)]; Staub
flied to right; Aspromonte lined to left; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

METS 5TH: Bressoud reached on an error by Jackson; NAPOLEON
BATTED FOR MCGRAW; Napoleon struck out; Harrelson walked
[Bressoud to second]; Hiller flied to center; Luplow singled to
right [Bressoud scored (unearned), Harrelson to third];
Kranepool lined to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: NAPOLEON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); HICKMAN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); TERRY REPLACED JONES (PITCHING);
Pointer walked; R. Davis grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Pointer out at second]; Giusti flied to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 6TH: Hickman popped to third; LEWIS BATTED FOR TERRY; Lewis
flied to center; Taylor struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: GOOSSEN REPLACED LEWIS (PLAYING C ); RUSTECK
REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Morgan popped to second; Jackson
walked; Harrison singled to center [Jackson to second]; Bateman
popped to second; Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 7TH: Bressoud flied to left; Napoleon singled to center;
Harrelson struck out; Hiller flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte flied to right; Pointer walked; Pointer
stole second; R. Davis flied to left; Giusti grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 8TH: Luplow was called out on strikes; On a bunt Kranepool
singled to third; Hickman singled to left [Kranepool to second];
Goossen homered [Kranepool scored, Hickman scored]; BOYER BATTED
FOR RUSTECK; RAYMOND REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Boyer walked;
Raymond threw a wild pitch [Boyer to second]; Bressoud flied to
center; Napoleon flied to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: BOYER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); SELMA REPLACED
BRESSOUD (PITCHING); Morgan was called out on strikes; Jackson
walked; Jackson stole second; Harrison grounded out (third to
first); Bateman walked; Staub flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 6.

METS 9TH: Harrelson popped to catcher in foul territory; Hiller
grounded out (shortstop to first); Luplow flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             5   8   1    7
 Astros           6   9   1   11


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