Houston Astros 8, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 163
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, October 2, 1966 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  1  3    2  0  2    0  0  0  -   8 14  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
R. Davis cf                   5   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Jackson ss                    4   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
Gaines rf                     3   3   1   0       2   1       0   0
Harrison 1b                   4   2   2   0       1   1       8   1
Mantilla 2b                   5   2   3   3       0   0       5   1
Bateman c                     3   0   1   3       0   0       6   0
  Brand ph,c                  2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Pointer lf                    5   0   2   2       0   1       2   1
Aspromonte 3b                 5   0   3   0       0   0       1   2
Giusti p                      3   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   8  14   8       5   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Pointer-Bateman, Aspromonte-Harrison.
E: Jackson (37).
PB: Bateman (21).

BATTING - 
2B: Gaines (1,off Gardner); Mantilla (5,off Gardner); R. Davis (10,off Selma).
HR: Mantilla (6,6th inning off Sutherland 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 9.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  5   0   2   0       0   1       2   3
Hiller 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Elliot rf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   1   3   2       0   0      11   0
Swoboda lf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Bressoud 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   7
Grote c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
Fitzmaurice cf                3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Gardner p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Napoleon ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Selma p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stephenson ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sutherland p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Taylor ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Terry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hunt ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       2   6      27  14

BATTING - 
3B: Harrelson (4,off Giusti).
HR: Kranepool (16,8th inning off Giusti 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Harrelson (1,off Raymond).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(15-14)               8     7   2   2   2   5   1  33
Raymond SV(16)                1     2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   2   2   2   6   1  37


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gardner L(4-8)                3     8   4   4   1   1   0  18
Selma                         2     4   2   2   2   2   0  11
Sutherland                    2     2   2   2   2   1   1   9
Terry                         2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9    14   8   8   5   6   1  44

WP: Selma (4).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Frank Dezelan, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 40409


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. R. Davis            cf        Harrelson           ss
2. Jackson             ss        Hiller              2b
3. Gaines              rf        Elliot              rf
4. Harrison            1b        Kranepool           1b
5. Mantilla            2b        Swoboda             lf
6. Bateman             c         Bressoud            3b
7. Pointer             lf        Grote               c
8. Aspromonte          3b        Fitzmaurice         cf
9. Giusti              p         Gardner             p

ASTROS 1ST: R. Davis grounded out (third to first); Jackson
grounded out (pitcher to first); Gaines struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Harrelson tripled to right; Hiller hit into a double
play (left to left to catcher) [Harrelson out at home]; Elliot
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Harrison singled to center; Mantilla singled to
center [Harrison to second]; Bateman forced Mantilla (third to
second) [Harrison to third]; Pointer singled to left [Harrison
scored, Bateman to second]; Aspromonte flied to right; Giusti
walked [Bateman to third, Pointer to second]; R. Davis flied to
left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool singled to left; Swoboda struck out;
Bressoud popped to second; Grote forced Kranepool (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Jackson grounded out (second to first); Gaines
doubled to left; Harrison singled to right [Gaines to third];
Mantilla doubled to left [Gaines scored, Harrison to third];
Bateman grounded out (third to first) [Harrison scored, Mantilla
to third]; Pointer singled to left [Mantilla scored]; Aspromonte
singled to center [Pointer to second]; Giusti grounded out
(third to first); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Fitzmaurice grounded out (shortstop to first);
NAPOLEON BATTED FOR GARDNER; Napoleon walked; Bateman allowed a
passed ball [Napoleon to second]; Harrelson struck out; Hiller
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: SELMA REPLACED NAPOLEON (PITCHING); R. Davis doubled
to left; Jackson struck out; Gaines walked; Selma threw a wild
pitch [R. Davis to third, Gaines to second]; Harrison walked;
Mantilla popped to third; Bateman singled to left [R. Davis
scored, Gaines scored, Harrison out at third (left to
shortstop)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Elliot grounded out (pitcher to first); Kranepool
singled to right; Swoboda struck out; Bressoud popped to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Pointer flied to right; Aspromonte singled to left;
Giusti struck out; R. Davis singled to center [Aspromonte to
second]; Jackson forced R. Davis (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Grote grounded out (third to first); Fitzmaurice
walked; STEPHENSON BATTED FOR SELMA; Stephenson struck out;
Harrelson singled [Fitzmaurice to second]; Hiller popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: SUTHERLAND REPLACED STEPHENSON (PITCHING); Gaines
walked; Harrison grounded out (shortstop to first) [Gaines to
second]; Mantilla homered [Gaines scored]; BRAND BATTED FOR
BATEMAN; Brand struck out; Pointer grounded out (third to
shortstop to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: BRAND STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Elliot lined to
first; Kranepool grounded out (first to pitcher); Swoboda flied
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte singled to left; Giusti grounded out
(third to first) [Aspromonte to second]; R. Davis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Jackson walked; Jackson was picked off
first (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets
0.

METS 7TH: Bressoud flied to center; Grote singled to left;
Fitzmaurice reached on an error by Jackson [Grote to second];
TAYLOR BATTED FOR SUTHERLAND; Taylor flied to center; Harrelson
flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

ASTROS 8TH: TERRY REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Gaines popped to
first; Harrison was called out on strikes; Mantilla flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

METS 8TH: Hiller popped to second; Elliot singled to center;
Kranepool homered [Elliot scored]; Swoboda popped to second;
Bressoud grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Brand flied to center; Pointer was called out on
strikes; Aspromonte popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 8, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: RAYMOND REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Grote singled to
center; Fitzmaurice was called out on strikes; HUNT BATTED FOR
TERRY; Hunt singled to right [Grote to second]; JONES RAN FOR
HUNT; Harrelson grounded into a double play (third to third to
first) [Grote out at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8,
Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  14   1    9
 Mets             2   9   0    8


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