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1962 Regular Season Game 27
May 16, 1962
Mets 6, Cubs 5
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May 18, 1962
Braves 5, Mets 2
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National League Standings, May 16, 1962

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Hickman Jim
Hickman
ss
Chacon Elio
Chacon
3b
Cook Cliff
Cook
lf
Thomas Frank
Thomas
1b
Hodges Gil
Hodges
2b
Neal Charlie
Neal
c
Chiti Harry
Chiti
rf
DeMerit John
DeMerit
p
Jackson Al
Jackson
May 16, 1962, Polo Grounds, New York, NY

New York Mets 6, Chicago Cubs 5

Cubs ab r hbibbso
Lou Brock cf 6 1 2 0 0 3
Ken Hubbs 2b 4 0 0 1 0 0
Billy Williams lf 4 1 1 0 1 1
Ernie Banks 1b 5 3 2 2 0 1
George Altman rf 5 0 0 0 0 0
Ron Santo 3b 5 0 2 0 0 1
Cuno Barragan c 5 0 3 1 0 0
Daryl Robertson ss 3 0 0 1 1 1
Dick Ellsworth p 3 0 0 0 0 3
- Bob Will ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Bob Anderson p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Moe Morhardt ph 1 0 0 0 0 1
- Don Elston p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Glen Hobbie p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Jim Hickman cf 5 0 0 1 0 1 .281
Elio Chacon ss 4 1 0 0 2 0 .254
Cliff Cook 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .350
- Richie Ashburn pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
- Felix Mantilla 3b 1 0 1 1 0 0 .319
Frank Thomas lf 4 0 1 2 1 0 .302
Gil Hodges 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 .300
Charlie Neal 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 .280
Harry Chiti c 4 1 2 0 0 0 .364
- Rod Kanehl pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
- Hobie Landrith c 1 0 0 0 0 0 .346
John DeMerit rf 4 2 2 1 1 1 .214
Al Jackson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Dave Hillman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Gus Bell ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .149
- Bob Miller p 2 0 1 0 0 0 .167
- Ed Bouchee ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220
- Jay Hook p 1 0 1 0 0 0 .308

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Chicago Cubs 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 10 0
New York Mets 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 12 2

Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Dick Ellsworth 8.0 8 5 5 1 2
Bob Anderson 2.0 2 0 0 2 2
Don Elston (L) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0
Glen Hobbie 0.0 1 0 0 1 0
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Al Jackson 2.1 5 3 3 0 3 5.13
Dave Hillman 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 3.38
Bob Miller 6.0 2 1 0 2 4 4.95
Jay Hook (W,3-2) 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 3.38

Errors: Cliff Cook (1).
2B: Cliff Cook (1), Lou Brock, Cuno Barragan.
HR: Gil Hodges (4), John DeMerit (1), Ernie Banks.
Intentional Walks: Elio Chacon.
HBP: Cliff Cook.
SH: Gus Bell, Jim Hickman.
SF: Ken Hubbs, Daryl Robertson.
SB: Ernie Banks.


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