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New York Mets 7, Atlanta Braves 4

New York Mets 7, Atlanta Braves 4

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Monday, October 6, 1969 (D) at Shea Stadium

ATL N    2  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  1
NY  N    0  0  1    2  3  1    0  0  x  -   7 14  0
BATTING
Atlanta Braves        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b              5   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Gonzalez cf            5   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
H. Aaron rf            4   1   2   2       0   0       1   1
Carty lf               3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Cepeda 1b              3   1   2   2       1   1       7   1
Boyer 3b               4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Didier c               3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
  Lum ph               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson ss           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garrido ss             2   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
  Alou ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tillman c            0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Jarvis p               2   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Stone p              1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Upshaw p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aspromonte ph        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                35   4   8   4       3   8      24   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Millan (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Cepeda (2,off Gentry); H. Aaron (2,off Gentry).
HR: H. Aaron (3,1st inning off Gentry 1 on, 1 out); Cepeda (1,5th inning off
Ryan 1 on, 2 out).
IBB: Cepeda (1,by Ryan).
Team LOB: 7.
New York Mets         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                5   1   3   2       0   1       4   0
Garrett 3b             4   1   1   2       0   1       0   2
Jones lf               4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Shamsky rf             4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Gaspar rf            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Boswell 2b             4   1   3   3       0   0       1   0
  Weis 2b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kranepool 1b           4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Grote c                4   1   1   0       0   3       8   0
Harrelson ss           3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Gentry p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ryan p               4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                36   7  14   7       0   8      27   7
BATTING - 
2B: Agee (1,off Jarvis); Kranepool (1,off Jarvis); Jones (2,off Jarvis); Grote
(1,off Stone).
HR: Agee (2,3rd inning off Jarvis 0 on, 1 out); Boswell (2,4th inning off Jarvis
1 on, 0 out); Garrett (1,5th inning off Jarvis 1 on, 1 out).
SH: Harrelson (1,off Stone).
Team LOB: 6.
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Jarvis L(0-1)          4.1  10   6   6   0   6   3
Stone                  1     2   1   1   0   0   0
Upshaw                 2.2   2   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 8    14   7   7   0   8   3
New York Mets         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gentry                 2     5   2   2   1   1   1
Ryan W(1-0)            7     3   2   2   2   7   1
Totals                 9     8   4   4   3   8   2
IBB: Ryan (1,Cepeda).
Umpires: Ed Sudol, Ed Vargo, Chris Pelekoudas, Mel Steiner, Augie Donatelli, Al Barlick
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 54195
Starting Lineups:

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

BRAVES 1ST: Millan made an out to right; Gonzalez singled to
left; H. Aaron homered [Gonzalez scored]; Carty grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cepeda doubled to left; Boyer grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Agee doubled to left; Garrett lined into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop) [Agee out at second]; Jones singled to
right; Shamsky was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Mets 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Didier made an out to center; Garrido walked; Jarvis
was called out on strikes; Millan made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Boswell singled to left; Kranepool lined to right;
Grote struck out; Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Mets 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Gonzalez singled to right; H. Aaron doubled to left
[Gonzalez to third]; RYAN REPLACED GENTRY (PITCHING); Carty
struck out; Cepeda was walked intentionally; Boyer was called
out on strikes; Didier made an out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Braves 2, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Ryan struck out; Agee homered; Garrett was called out
on strikes; Jones struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Mets 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Garrido made an out to center; Jarvis struck out;
Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Shamsky singled to right; Boswell homered [Shamsky
scored]; Kranepool doubled to right [Kranepool out at third
(right to second to third)]; Grote struck out; Harrelson
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Mets 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); H. Aaron
popped to second; Carty walked; Cepeda homered [Carty scored];
Boyer made an out to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4,
Mets 3.

METS 5TH: Ryan singled to right; Agee lined to left; Garrett
homered [Ryan scored]; Jones doubled to right; STONE REPLACED
JARVIS (PITCHING); Shamsky grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Jones to third]; Boswell singled to right [Jones scored];
Kranepool lined to first; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Mets
6.

BRAVES 6TH: Didier grounded out (first to pitcher); Garrido
grounded out (shortstop to first); Stone was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Mets 6.

METS 6TH: Grote doubled to right; Harrelson out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Grote to third]; UPSHAW REPLACED STONE
(PITCHING); Ryan grounded out (third to first); Agee singled to
left [Grote scored]; Garrett popped to catcher in foul
territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Mets 7.

BRAVES 7TH: Millan lined to left; Gonzalez struck out; H. Aaron
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Mets 7.

METS 7TH: Jones popped to shortstop; Shamsky reached on an error
by Millan; Boswell made an out to center; Kranepool grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Mets 7.

BRAVES 8TH: GASPAR REPLACED SHAMSKY (PLAYING RF); WEIS REPLACED
BOSWELL (PLAYING 2B); Carty singled to left; Cepeda was called
out on strikes; Boyer was called out on strikes; LUM BATTED FOR
DIDIER; Lum singled to left [Carty to second]; ALOU BATTED FOR
GARRIDO; Alou lined to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
4, Mets 7.

METS 8TH: TILLMAN REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING C ); JACKSON REPLACED
LUM (PLAYING SS); Grote struck out; Harrelson grounded out
(second to first); Ryan singled to center; Agee struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Mets 7.

BRAVES 9TH: ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR UPSHAW; Aspromonte made an out
to center; Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4,
Mets 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4   8   1    7
 Mets             7  14   0    6

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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