On September 18, 1962 — The New York Mets drop a pair to the visiting Colts .45s, 6 – 2 and 8 – 6, losing their 112th game and also break the major-league record for homers allowed. Merritt Ranew and Dave Roberts connect for the Colts, the 188th and 189th homers allowed, breaking the A’s mark set in 1956. Bob Aspromonte of the Colts sets a National League record for a third baseman with his 57th straight errorless game.

 


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