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New York Mets 9, Atlanta Braves 5

New York Mets 9, Atlanta Braves 5

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Saturday, October 4, 1969 (D) at Atlanta Stadium

NY  N    0  2  0    2  0  0    0  5  0  -   9 10  1
ATL N    0  1  2    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   5 10  2
BATTING
New York Mets         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                5   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Garrett 3b             4   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
Jones lf               5   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Shamsky rf             4   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
  Weis pr,2b           0   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Boswell 2b             3   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Gaspar rf            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kranepool 1b           4   2   1   0       0   1       7   2
Grote c                3   1   1   1       1   0       5   1
Harrelson ss           3   1   1   2       1   1       2   1
Seaver p               3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Martin ph            1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                35   9  10   6       4   5      27   9
FIELDING - 
E: Boswell (1).
PB: Grote (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Garrett (1,off Niekro).
3B: Harrelson (1,off Niekro).
IBB: Harrelson (1,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jones (1,3rd base off Niekro/Didier).
Atlanta Braves        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b              5   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Gonzalez cf            5   2   2   2       0   1       0   1
H. Aaron rf            5   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Carty lf               3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Lum lf               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b              4   0   1   0       0   0      14   0
Boyer 3b               1   0   0   1       2   0       1   6
Didier c               4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Garrido ss             4   0   1   0       0   1       3   7
Niekro p               3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Aspromonte ph        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                36   5  10   5       3   4      27  21
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Gonzalez (1), Cepeda (1).
PB: Didier (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Carty (1,off Seaver); Millan (1,off Seaver); Gonzalez (1,off Seaver); H.
Aaron (1,off Seaver); Lum (1,off Taylor).
HR: Gonzalez (1,5th inning off Seaver 0 on, 0 out); H. Aaron (1,7th inning
off Seaver 0 on, 1 out).
SF: Boyer (1,off Seaver).
HBP: Cepeda (1,by Seaver).
IBB: Carty (1,by Seaver); Boyer (1,by Seaver).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cepeda (1,2nd base off Seaver/Grote).
PITCHING
New York Mets         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Seaver W(1-0)          7     8   5   5   3   2   2
Taylor                 2     2   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 9    10   5   5   3   4   2
Atlanta Braves        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Niekro L(0-1)          8     9   9   4   4   4   0
Upshaw                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9    10   9   4   4   5   0
HBP: Seaver (1,Cepeda).
IBB: Seaver 2 (2,Carty,Boyer); Niekro (1,Harrelson).
Umpires: Al Barlick, Augie Donatelli, Ed Sudol, Ed Vargo, Mel Steiner, Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 50122
Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Atlanta Braves           
1. Agee                cf        Millan              2b
2. Garrett             3b        Gonzalez            cf
3. Jones               lf        H. Aaron            rf
4. Shamsky             rf        Carty               lf
5. Boswell             2b        Cepeda              1b
6. Kranepool           1b        Boyer               3b
7. Grote               c         Didier              c
8. Harrelson           ss        Garrido             ss
9. Seaver              p         Niekro              p

METS 1ST: Agee grounded out (shortstop to first); Garrett
grounded out (third to first); Jones made an out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
made an out to center; H. Aaron grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Braves 0.

METS 2ND: Shamsky singled; Boswell walked [Shamsky to second];
Kranepool struck out; Grote singled [Shamsky scored, Boswell to
third]; Didier allowed a passed ball [Boswell scored (unearned),
Grote to second]; Harrelson struck out; Seaver grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Carty doubled to left; Cepeda reached on an error by
Boswell [Carty to third]; Boyer hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Carty scored]; Didier made an out to left; Garrido singled to
center [Cepeda to second]; Garrido was picked off first (catcher
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Braves 1.

METS 3RD: Agee struck out; Garrett walked; Jones grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Garrett out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Niekro struck out; Millan doubled to right; Gonzalez
doubled to right [Millan scored]; H. Aaron doubled to right
[Gonzalez scored]; Carty was walked intentionally; Grote allowed
a passed ball [H. Aaron to third, Carty to second]; Cepeda made
an out to left; Boyer was walked intentionally; Didier struck
out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 2, Braves 3.

METS 4TH: Shamsky grounded out (second to first); Boswell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Kranepool singled to right;
Grote walked [Kranepool to second]; Harrelson tripled to right
[Kranepool scored, Grote scored]; Seaver grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Garrido popped to third in foul territory; Niekro
grounded out (second to first); Millan made an out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Braves 3.

METS 5TH: Agee grounded out (third to first); Garrett grounded
out (pitcher to first); Jones popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Gonzalez homered; H. Aaron lined to shortstop; Carty
made an out to left; Cepeda was hit by a pitch; Cepeda stole
second; Boyer walked; Didier grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Braves 4.

METS 6TH: Shamsky singled to left; Boswell popped to third;
Kranepool forced Shamsky (third to second); Grote forced
Kranepool (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4,
Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Garrido lined to shortstop; Niekro grounded out
(third to first); Millan popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Braves 4.

METS 7TH: Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); Seaver
grounded out (shortstop to first); Agee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: Gonzalez grounded out (first to pitcher); H. Aaron
homered; Carty made an out to right; Cepeda singled to center;
Boyer made an out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4,
Braves 5.

METS 8TH: LUM REPLACED CARTY (PLAYING LF); Garrett doubled to
left; Jones singled to left [Garrett scored]; Shamsky singled to
right [Jones to second]; WEIS RAN FOR SHAMSKY; Jones stole
third; Boswell reached on a fielder's choice [Jones scored
(unearned) (error by Cepeda), Weis to second]; Kranepool forced
Boswell (pitcher to shortstop) [Weis to third]; Grote grounded
out (third to first) [Kranepool to second]; Harrelson was walked
intentionally; MARTIN BATTED FOR SEAVER; Martin singled to right
[Weis scored (unearned) (error by Gonzalez), Kranepool scored
(unearned) (error by Gonzalez), Harrelson scored (unearned)
(error by Gonzalez), Martin out at second (center to third to
catcher to shortstop)]; 5 R, 4 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: TAYLOR REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); WEIS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); GASPAR REPLACED BOSWELL (PLAYING RF); Didier
grounded out (first to pitcher); Garrido struck out; ASPROMONTE
BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Braves 5.

METS 9TH: UPSHAW REPLACED ASPROMONTE (PITCHING); Agee struck
out; Garrett singled to right; Jones grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Garrett out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Braves 5.

BRAVES 9TH: Millan singled to center; Gonzalez struck out; H.
Aaron made an out to left; Lum doubled to left [Millan to
third]; Cepeda popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 9,
Braves 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             9  10   1    3
 Braves           5  10   2    9

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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