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Houston Astros 5 New York Mets 2

+ Boxscore: Tue, April 17,1962
1962-04-16 - 1962-04-18
  123 456 789 1011  R H E
Houston Astros (1-2)000 002 000 03 5101
New York Mets (0-5)000 000 011 00 281
Date of Game: Tue, April 17,1962
Stadium: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 3,191
Time of Game: 3:22

Feats and Milestones
Bobby Tiefenauer:1st career save
Winning Pitcher: Jim Golden (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Herb Moford (0-1)
Save: Bobby Tiefenauer (1)

Home Runs: Gus Bell (1), Don Buddin (1), Norm Larker (1)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA201.000--1596W2
KC1101.0000.5954W2
SLN401.0001.0381919W4
PIT601.0002.0391821W6
SFN62.7503.0663333L1
WS221.6670.51394L1
CHA21.6670.51028W1
LAN53.6253.05054-4W1
PHI32.6001.524240L1
CLE32.6001.517134W2
BAL23.4001.521210L2
CIN35.3753.03356-23W2
HOU12.3331.518108W1
BOS24.3332.01021-11L1
MLN16.1433.51933-14L1
NYN05.0003.51333-20L5
MIN03.0002.51030-20L4
CHN04.0003.02242-20L5
DET01.0001.514-3L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Aspromonte3b23.3025
    01000.25075002
    Al Spanglercf28.2835
    00000.158180011
    Roman Mejiasrf31.2515
    13002.480281260
    Norm Larker1b31.1115
    12200.400432130
    Jim Pendletonlf38.1015
    01000.136291010
    Hal Smithc31.1315
    11002.208699140
    Joey Amalfitano2b28.0845
    11000.300264011
    Don Buddinss27.3473
    11321.200641130
    Bobby Shantzp36.2032
    00002.000382000
    Jim Goldenp26.0282
    00001.00030000
    Pidge Browneph33.0271
    00000.0002000
    Bobby Tiefenauerp32.189000000--29000
    Totals43510528.257543306-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Felix Mantillass27.2623
    12020.333349110
    Rod Kanehl2b28.0163
    00000.0002000
    Ed Boucheeph29.0411
    01000.500616000
    Elio Chaconpr-2b25.1731
    00000.000112000
    Don Zimmer3b31.0905
    00001.143694000
    Frank Thomaslf32.3104
    01001.2221106130
    Gil Hodges1b38.0135
    01002.1821681110
    Bobby Gene Smithrf-cf27.3245
    01000.100343000
    Jim Hickmancf24.3422
    00001.0002000
    Gus Bellph-rf33.1533
    11100.2671498110
    Chris Cannizzaroc23.3493
    00002.00016000
    Jim Marshallph30.3281
    00001.300334220
    Hobie Landrithc32.032000000.000612000
    Jay Hookp25.1502
    01000.50074000
    Richie Ashburnph35.0291
    00000.2501669010
    Herb Mofordp33.2541
    00000.50043000
    Totals4028128.211569151-
    Game Stats
    2B: Bob Aspromonte (1), Felix Mantilla (2)
    HR: Don Buddin (1), Norm Larker (1), Gus Bell (1)
    RBI: Don Buddin (3), Norm Larker (3), Gus Bell (1)
    GDP: Hal Smith (3)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bobby Shantz36.203-5.24001501.200.332351149
    Jim Golden26.028W 1-04.14211212.251.251301
    Bobby Tiefenauer32.189SV 110000103.000.002290
    Totals11.0821281--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jay Hook25.150-86221512.250.8817956
    Herb Moford33.254L 0-134331316.000.8334414
    Totals11.01055282--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Herb Moford (2)
    HB: Bobby Tiefenauer (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bobby Shantz 0-0-0, Jim Golden 0-0-0, Bobby Tiefenauer 0-0-0, Jay Hook 0-0-0, Herb Moford 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bobby Shantz 21, Jim Golden 18, Bobby Tiefenauer 4, Jay Hook 31, Herb Moford 14
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bobby Shantz 9-3, Jim Golden 5-6, Bobby Tiefenauer 0-2, Jay Hook 14-9, Herb Moford 2-5

    Umpires: HP: Augie Donatelli 1B: Frank Secory 2B: Tony Venzon 3B: Paul Pryor


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