Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 162
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, October 2, 1966 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    2  0  3    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   6 12  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
B. Davis cf                   4   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Jackson ss                    5   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   1   0       1   0       1   2
Staub rf                      4   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Harrison 1b                   3   1   2   3       2   0       4   1
Maye lf                       5   0   3   2       0   0       1   0
Heath c                       1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Adlesh ph,c                 4   0   0   0       0   2      11   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Zachary p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Coombs p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  12   6       5   6      27   4

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (28,off Hamilton).
3B: Jackson (5,off Shaw).
GDP: Jackson (9,off Hamilton).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (49,2nd base off Shaw/Goossen).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  4   0   1   0       1   2       1   3
Hiller 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Luplow rf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Hepler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stephenson ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jones cf,rf                   3   0   0   1       1   2       2   0
Kranepool 1b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
  Hickman ph,1b               1   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Goossen c                     3   0   0   0       0   3       6   0
Bressoud 3b                   3   0   1   0       1   1       1   1
Napoleon lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hamilton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Elliot ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rusteck p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Fitzmaurice ph,cf           2   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Shaw p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lewis ph,lf                 2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       7  13      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hamilton-Harrelson-Kranepool.
PB: Goossen (1).

BATTING - 
HBP: Goossen (1,by Zachary).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zachary W(3-5)                6.2   3   1   1   7   9   0  31
Coombs                        0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Raymond SV(15)                1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     4   1   1   7  13   0  39

HBP: Zachary (1,Goossen).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Shaw L(12-14)                 2.1   6   5   5   1   2   0  14
McGraw                        0.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Hamilton                      1     2   1   1   2   0   0   6
Rusteck                       3     1   0   0   1   3   0  11
Hepler                        2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9    12   6   6   5   6   0  43

WP: McGraw (4).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Frank Dezelan, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:50   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. B. Davis            cf        Harrelson           ss
2. Jackson             ss        Hiller              2b
3. Morgan              2b        Luplow              rf
4. Staub               rf        Jones               cf
5. Harrison            1b        Kranepool           1b
6. Maye                lf        Goossen             c
7. Heath               c         Bressoud            3b
8. Aspromonte          3b        Napoleon            lf
9. Zachary             p         Shaw                p

ASTROS 1ST: B. Davis struck out; Jackson tripled to right;
Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub walked; Harrison
singled to center [Jackson scored, Staub to third]; Maye singled
to right [Staub scored, Harrison to third]; Heath popped to
third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Harrelson grounded out (first unassisted); Hiller
grounded out (first to pitcher); Luplow walked; Jones flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte flied to right; Zachary struck out; B.
Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool popped to third in foul territory; Goossen
struck out; Bressoud struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Jackson singled to center; Jackson stole second; On
a bunt Morgan singled to third [Jackson to third]; Staub
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Morgan to second]; Harrison
singled to left [Jackson scored, Morgan scored]; MCGRAW REPLACED
SHAW (PITCHING); McGraw threw a wild pitch [Harrison to second];
Maye singled to left [Harrison scored]; ADLESH BATTED FOR HEATH;
Adlesh struck out; Aspromonte singled to left [Maye to third];
Zachary forced Aspromonte (third to second); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: ADLESH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Napoleon struck
out; LEWIS BATTED FOR MCGRAW; Lewis walked; On a bunt Harrelson
singled to third [Lewis to second]; Hiller flied to left; Luplow
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: LEWIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); HAMILTON REPLACED
NAPOLEON (PITCHING); On a bunt B. Davis singled; Jackson
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [B.
Davis out at second]; Morgan walked; Staub doubled to left
[Morgan scored]; Goossen allowed a passed ball [Staub to third];
Harrison walked; Maye flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 6, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Jones struck out; Kranepool popped to third in foul
territory; Goossen was hit by a pitch; Bressoud walked [Goossen
to second]; ELLIOT BATTED FOR HAMILTON; Elliot was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: RUSTECK REPLACED ELLIOT (PITCHING); Adlesh struck
out; Aspromonte struck out; Zachary singled to left; B. Davis
walked [Zachary to second]; Jackson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Lewis walked; Harrelson walked [Lewis to second];
Hiller popped to second; Luplow grounded out (second to first)
[Lewis to third, Harrelson to second]; Jones was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan popped to second; Staub grounded out (pitcher
to first); Harrison flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Kranepool flied to right; Goossen struck out; Bressoud
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Maye popped to second; Adlesh flied to center;
Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: FITZMAURICE BATTED FOR RUSTECK; Fitzmaurice singled to
center; Lewis struck out; Harrelson struck out; Hiller singled
to center [Fitzmaurice to second]; Luplow walked [Fitzmaurice to
third, Hiller to second]; Jones walked [Fitzmaurice scored,
Hiller to third, Luplow to second]; COOMBS REPLACED ZACHARY
(PITCHING); HICKMAN BATTED FOR KRANEPOOL; Hickman struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

ASTROS 8TH: HICKMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); FITZMAURICE
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); JONES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
RF); HEPLER REPLACED LUPLOW (PITCHING); Coombs flied to center;
B. Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Jackson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: Goossen struck out; Bressoud singled; RAYMOND REPLACED
COOMBS (PITCHING); Fitzmaurice struck out; Lewis popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Staub
grounded out (first unassisted); Harrison walked; Maye singled
[Harrison to second]; Adlesh flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

METS 9TH: Harrelson struck out; Hiller lined to center;
STEPHENSON BATTED FOR HEPLER; Stephenson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  12   0   10
 Mets             1   4   0   11


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