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Reds 5, Mets 3
1972 Regular Season Game 48
June 9, 1972
Astros 4, Mets 2
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June 10, 1972
Mets 5, Astros 3
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National League Standings, June 9, 1972

Box Score Game Memories Scorecard Mets Stats
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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Mays Willie
Mays
ss
Harrelson Bud
Harrelson
lf
Milner John
Milner
rf
Staub Rusty
Staub
1b
Jones Cleon
Jones
3b
Fregosi Jim
Fregosi
2b
Boswell Ken
Boswell
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
p
Matlack Jon
Matlack
June 9, 1972, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 2

Astros ab r hbibbso
Roger Metzger ss 5 0 1 0 0 0
Cesar Cedeņo cf 4 0 2 0 0 1
Jim Wynn rf 4 1 1 0 0 2
Lee May 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2
Bob Watson lf 4 0 1 1 0 0
Doug Rader 3b 3 2 2 0 1 0
Larry Howard c 4 1 2 2 0 0
Bobby Fenwick 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1
Ken Forsch p 2 0 1 0 0 1
- Bob Stinson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- George Culver p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Fred Gladding p 0 0 0 1 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Willie Mays cf 2 1 0 0 2 0 .344
Bud Harrelson ss 1 1 0 0 3 0 .224
John Milner lf 3 0 2 0 0 0 .291
Rusty Staub rf 3 0 0 2 0 0 .309
Cleon Jones 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Jim Fregosi 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .253
Ken Boswell 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .175
Jerry Grote c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .234
- Wayne Garrett ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182
Jon Matlack p 1 0 0 0 1 1 .130
- Ed Kranepool ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .232
- Tug McGraw p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston Astros 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 10 0
New York Mets 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 1

Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Ken Forsch (W) 6.0 4 1 1 4 5
George Culver 1.0 0 1 1 2 1
Fred Gladding (Save) 2.0 1 0 0 0 0
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Jon Matlack (L,6-2) 7.0 7 3 0 1 4 2.31
Tug McGraw 2.0 3 1 1 0 3 1.34

Errors: Cleon Jones (2).
2B: John Milner (4), Cesar Cedeņo, Bob Watson, Doug Rader.
HR: Larry Howard.
SH: John Milner, Fred Gladding.
SF: Rusty Staub.








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