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1962 Regular Season Game 5
April 17, 1962
Colt .45's 5, Mets 2
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Cardinals 15, Mets 5
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National League Standings, April 17, 1962

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Mets Starting Lineup
ss
Mantilla Felix
Mantilla
2b
Kanehl Rod
Kanehl
3b
Zimmer Don
Zimmer
lf
Thomas Frank
Thomas
1b
Hodges Gil
Hodges
rf
Smith Bobby Gene
Smith
cf
Hickman Jim
Hickman
c
Cannizzaro Chris
Cannizzaro
p
Hook Jay
Hook
April 17, 1962, Polo Grounds, New York, NY

Houston Colt .45's 5, New York Mets 2

Colt .45's ab r hbibbso
Bob Aspromonte 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0
Al Spangler cf 5 0 0 0 0 0
Roman Mejias rf 5 1 3 0 0 2
Norm Larker 1b 5 1 2 2 0 0
Jim Pendleton lf 5 0 1 0 0 0
Hal Smith c 5 1 1 0 0 2
Joey Amalfitano 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0
Don Buddin ss 3 1 1 3 2 1
Bobby Shantz p 2 0 0 0 0 2
- Jim Golden p 2 0 0 0 0 1
- Pidge Browne ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Bobby Tiefenauer p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Felix Mantilla ss 3 1 2 0 2 0 .333
Rod Kanehl 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Ed Bouchee ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500
- Elio Chacon pr-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Don Zimmer 3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 .143
Frank Thomas lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .222
Gil Hodges 1b 5 0 1 0 0 2 .182
Bobby Gene Smith rf-cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 .100
Jim Hickman cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000
- Gus Bell ph-rf 3 1 1 1 0 0 .267
Chris Cannizzaro c 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000
- Jim Marshall ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .300
- Hobie Landrith c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jay Hook p 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500
- Richie Ashburn ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
- Herb Moford p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Houston Colt .45's 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 10 1
New York Mets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 8 1

Houston Colt .45's ip h rer bbso
Bobby Shantz 5.2 4 0 0 1 5
Jim Golden (W) 4.1 4 2 1 1 2
Bobby Tiefenauer 1.0 0 0 0 0 1
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Jay Hook 8.0 6 2 2 1 5 2.25
Herb Moford (L,0-1) 3.0 4 3 3 1 3 6.00

Errors: Rod Kanehl (1), Hal Smith.
WP: Herb Moford.
2B: Felix Mantilla (2), Bob Aspromonte.
HR: Gus Bell (1), Norm Larker, Don Buddin.
HBP: Frank Thomas.
CS: Don Zimmer (1).








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