September 26, 1962 At County Stadium only 3,200 fans came out of this rainy day to see the Milwaukee Braves beat the New York Mets 6-3 behind Hank Aaron’s 45th homerun, a 3 run shot in the 3rd. Denny LeMaster pick’s up the win and Roger Craig his 24th defeat of the season. the Mets lost there 118th game of the season.

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Milwaukee Braves 6, New York Mets 3

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, September 26, 1962 (N) at County Stadium

NY  N    0  1  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  1
MIL N    0  1  3    0  0  0    1  1  x  -   6  8  3

WP: Lemaster (3-4)
LP: Craig (10-24)
HR: H. Aaron (45)

Play by Play

 

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 3239
Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Milwaukee Braves         
1. Chacon              ss        Menke               ss
2. Kanehl              2b        Mathews             3b
3. Christopher         rf        H. Aaron            rf
4. Thomas              lf        Adcock              1b
5. Mantilla            3b        T. Aaron            lf
6. Hickman             cf        Maye                cf
7. Herrscher           1b        Uecker              c
8. Cannizzaro          c         Bolling             2b
9. Craig               p         Lemaster            p

METS 1ST: Chacon struck out; Kanehl popped to second;
Christopher walked; Thomas struck out; 42 minute rain
delay; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Menke walked; Mathews lined into a double play
(second to first) [Menke out at first]; H. Aaron popped to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Braves 0.

METS 2ND: Mantilla singled to left; Hickman lined into a double
play (third to first) [Mantilla out at first]; Herrscher singled
to left; Cannizzaro singled to right [Herrscher to third]; Craig
reached on an error by Menke [Cannizzaro to third (error by
Menke), Craig to second, Herrscher scored (unearned) (no RBI)];
Chacon grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Adcock doubled to center; T. Aaron flied to left;
Maye singled to center [Adcock scored]; Uecker singled to third
[Maye to second]; Bolling lined into a double play (right to
shortstop) [Maye out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Braves 1.

METS 3RD: Kanehl popped to first in foul territory; Christopher
popped to first in foul territory; Thomas doubled; Mantilla was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Lemaster struck out; Menke walked; Mathews walked
[Menke to second]; H. Aaron homered [Menke scored, Mathews
scored]; Adcock singled to center; T. Aaron grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Adcock out at second]; 3
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Braves 4.

METS 4TH: Hickman popped to second; Herrscher doubled to center;
Cannizzaro singled to third [Herrscher stayed at second];
ASHBURN BATTED FOR CRAIG; Uecker allowed a passed ball
[Cannizzaro to second, Herrscher to third]; Ashburn was called
out on strikes; Chacon singled to center [Cannizzaro scored
(unearned), Herrscher scored]; Kanehl flied out to center; 2 R
(1 ER), 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Braves 4.

BRAVES 4TH: ANDERSON REPLACED ASHBURN (PITCHING); Maye flied to
left; Uecker grounded out (third to first); Bolling popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Braves 4.

METS 5TH: Christopher singled to left; Thomas grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Christopher out at
second]; Mantilla flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Braves 4.

BRAVES 5TH: Lemaster grounded out (pitcher to first); Menke
walked; Mathews popped to right; H. Aaron forced Menke
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Braves 4.

METS 6TH: Hickman struck out; Herrscher struck out; Cannizzaro
reached on an error by Maye [Cannizzaro to first]; Cannizzaro
was out trying to advance to second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Adcock flied out to center; T. Aaron grounded out
(pitcher to first); Maye popped to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 3, Braves 4.

METS 7TH: Anderson was called out on strikes; Chacon flied to
right; Kanehl lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: Uecker flied to right; Bolling reached on an error
by Kanehl [Bolling to second]; Lemaster grounded out (second to
first) [Bolling to third]; Menke singled to center [Bolling
scored (unearned)]; Mathews grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Braves 5.

METS 8TH: Christopher grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas
walked; Mantilla flied to right; Hickman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: H. Aaron flied to right; Adcock lined to shortstop;
T. Aaron walked; Maye singled to center [T. Aaron to third];
Uecker singled to left [Maye to second, T. Aaron scored];
Bolling forced Uecker (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 3, Braves 6.

METS 9TH: JOHNSON REPLACED ADCOCK (PLAYING LF); T. AARON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); COLEMAN BATTED FOR HERRSCHER; Coleman
struck out; Cannizzaro grounded out (shortstop to first); DRAKE
BATTED FOR ANDERSON; Drake struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 3, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             3   8   1    6
 Braves           6   8   3    5