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Mets 4, Dodgers 1
1968 Regular Season Game 123
August 16, 1968
Astros 3, Mets 1
Next Game:
August 17, 1968
Astros 1, Mets 0
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National League Standings, August 16, 1968

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Mets Starting Lineup
ss
Harrelson Bud
Harrelson
cf
Agee Tommie
Agee
rf
Stahl Larry
Stahl
lf
Jones Cleon
Jones
1b
Kranepool Ed
Kranepool
c
Martin J. C.
Martin
3b
Collins Kevin
Collins
2b
Linz Phil
Linz
p
Seaver Tom
Seaver
August 16, 1968, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 1

Astros ab r hbibbso
Denis Menke 2b-3b 5 0 1 0 0 1
Hector Torres ss 5 0 0 0 0 1
Jim Wynn cf 5 1 2 1 0 3
Rusty Staub 1b 4 1 2 0 1 1
Doug Rader 3b 3 0 0 0 1 2
- Julio Gotay 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0
Lee Thomas rf 4 1 0 0 1 0
Bob Aspromonte lf 5 0 1 2 0 0
John Bateman c 4 0 0 0 1 2
Larry Dierker p 2 0 1 0 0 1
- Josť Herrera ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Steve Shea p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Ron Brand ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Danny Coombs p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Tom Dukes p 1 0 0 0 0 1
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Bud Harrelson ss 6 0 0 0 0 1 .216
Tommie Agee cf 6 0 1 0 0 3 .185
Larry Stahl rf-1b 6 0 2 0 0 2 .245
Cleon Jones lf 4 0 1 0 1 0 .282
Ed Kranepool 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .262
- Ron Swoboda ph-rf 1 0 1 0 0 0 .243
J. C. Martin c 4 1 1 1 0 0 .221
- Jerry Grote ph-c 0 0 0 0 1 0 .275
Kevin Collins 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .207
- Ed Charles ph-3b 0 0 0 0 1 0 .296
Phil Linz 2b 4 0 1 0 1 2 .230
Tom Seaver p 3 0 0 0 0 1 .110
- Art Shamsky ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222
- Cal Koonce p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Don Bosch ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .171
- Ron Taylor p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

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

Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Larry Dierker 7.0 5 1 1 2 6
Steve Shea 3.0 3 0 0 0 2
Danny Coombs 0.1 1 0 0 1 0
Tom Dukes (W) 1.2 0 0 0 1 3
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Tom Seaver 10.0 5 1 1 2 10 2.01
Cal Koonce 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50
Ron Taylor (L,1-3) 1.0 2 2 2 2 2 3.31

WP: Larry Dierker.
2B: Ed Kranepool (11), Bob Aspromonte, Rusty Staub.
HR: J. C. Martin (1), Jim Wynn.
Intentional Walks: John Bateman, Lee Thomas.
SB: Tommie Agee (9).
CS: Denis Menke, Jim Wynn.








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