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Houston Astros 8 New York Mets 6

+ Boxscore: Tue, September 18,1962
1962-09-17 - 1962-09-19
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (27-45)001 232 000 8110
New York Mets (36-106)100 002 102 692
Date of Game: Tue, September 18,1962
Stadium: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 3,670
Time of Game: 3:10

Feats and Milestones
Dave Roberts:1st career home run
Winning Pitcher: Dick Drott (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Larry Foss (0-1)
Save: Jim Umbricht (2)

Home Runs: Jim Hickman (13), Merritt Ranew (4), Dave Roberts (1)
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NL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN9152.636--741589152L3
SFN8956.6143.0762620142L6
CIN8757.6044.574265092W1
NYA7956.5858.064355093W1
PIT7857.5789.060553570L1
MIN7660.55911.564359746L1
CHA7163.53015.557152942L1
MLN7064.52216.560555055W5
BAL6965.51517.554852127W2
SLN7369.51417.568959891L7
CLE6571.47822.5558620-62L4
PHI6775.47223.5630705-75W4
BOS6172.45925.0579641-62W2
DET3038.44137.5254265-11W8
KC12940.42037.0300334-34W2
WS25582.40133.0509575-66L2
HOU2745.37535.5301337-36W2
CHN5188.36738.0565758-193W3
NYN36106.25454.5564862-298L2
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Lillisss32.1084
    11010.2503261307
    Al Spanglercf29.0721
    20030.2892964337
    Carl Warwickph-cf25.2031
    00000.26220716624
    Dave Robertslf29.0803
    11110.2178150
    Jim Pendletonph-lf38.2551
    00000.2433968350
    Norm Larker1b31.2655
    01100.2625648561
    Roman Mejiasrf32.0405
    12201.290412237012
    Bob Aspromonte3b24.0915
    12100.26420811564
    Joey Amalfitano2b28.2384
    12100.2403671253
    Merritt Ranewc24.1313
    12201.233654212
    Dick Drottp26.0793
    00000.000135000
    Russ Kemmererp30.3221
    00001.400275000
    Jim Umbrichtp32.001000000.11149010
    Totals36811853.26211733308-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Elio Chaconss25.3274
    10011.23521822512
    Rod Kanehl3b28.1704
    12010.2521254276
    Marv Throneberry1b29.0165
    00001.24145916481
    Frank Thomaslf33.0994
    01011.262124730872
    Joe Christopherrf26.2803
    21021.24624752710
    Jim Hickmancf25.1313
    21222.25513013444
    Sammy Drake2b27.3465
    02301.24044050
    Chris Cannizzaroc24.1384
    01010.23267091
    Larry Fossp26.1531
    00000.0006000
    Richie Ashburnph35.1830
    00010.306179372812
    Ray Daviaultp28.114000000.07133000
    Sammy Taylorph29.2031
    00000.2124303210
    Willard Hunterp28.194000000.23125000
    Rick Herrscherph25.3191
    01000.20030140
    Bob Millerp27.065000000.00088000
    Choo Choo Colemanph25.0241
    00000.254816161
    Totals3669597.25211655023-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dick Drott26.079W 1-05.13336504.500.90414385
    Russ Kemmerer30.322-1.13112103.840.0652280109
    Jim Umbricht32.001SV 22.13221112.370.0730494
    Totals9.0966971--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Larry Foss26.153L 0-1510663126.751.63364
    Ray Daviault28.114-11222006.480.0434343
    Willard Hunter28.194-20000206.710.0026265
    Bob Miller27.065-100000010.040.0023868
    Totals9.01188532--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Dick Drott (2), Russ Kemmerer (5)
    HB: Larry Foss (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Dick Drott 0-0-0, Russ Kemmerer 0-0-0, Jim Umbricht 0-0-0, Larry Foss 0-0-0, Ray Daviault 0-0-0, Willard Hunter 0-0-0, Bob Miller 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Dick Drott 25, Russ Kemmerer 9, Jim Umbricht 11, Larry Foss 27, Ray Daviault 6, Willard Hunter 7, Bob Miller 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Dick Drott 5-6, Russ Kemmerer 1-2, Jim Umbricht 3-3, Larry Foss 6-7, Ray Daviault 2-1, Willard Hunter 2-3, Bob Miller 2-1

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


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