Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 52
Played on Friday, June 4, 1965 (N) at Busch Stadium I

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  3  -   5  5  0
STL N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       3   4
Maye cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bond lf                       4   1   1   2       0   2       2   0
Gentile 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   1      13   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   1   0       1   0       1   5
Staub rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Brand c                       4   1   1   3       0   0       6   0
Lillis ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Bruce p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   5   5       4   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lillis-Morgan-Gentile.

BATTING - 
HR: Bond (3,6th inning off Gibson 1 on 2 out); Brand (1,9th inning off Gibson
2 on 2 out).
GDP: Aspromonte (5,off Gibson).
Team LOB: 3.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Flood cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Brock lf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
White 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       7   2
Boyer 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
McCarver c                    4   1   2   0       0   0       8   0
Groat ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Gagliano rf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Javier 2b                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Maxvill 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Skinner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Gibson p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       34   2   9   1       0   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Groat-Javier-White.

BATTING - 
2B: McCarver (3,off Bruce).
SH: Brock (5,off Bruce).
GDP: McCarver (1,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Flood (4,2nd base off Bruce/Brand); McCarver (2,2nd base off Bruce/Brand).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce W(4-6)                  8     9   2   2   0   5   0  32
Owens SV(4)                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   2   2   0   6   0  35

Bruce faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
WP: Bruce 2 (4).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson L(8-3)                 9     5   5   5   4   6   2  35

WP: Gibson (5).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 24640


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Morgan              2b        Flood               cf
2. Maye                cf        Brock               lf
3. Bond                lf        White               1b
4. Gentile             1b        Boyer               3b
5. Aspromonte          3b        McCarver            c
6. Staub               rf        Groat               ss
7. Brand               c         Gagliano            rf
8. Lillis              ss        Javier              2b
9. Bruce               p         Gibson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); Maye flied
out to center; Bond struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Flood singled; Flood stole second; Brock struck
out; White flied out to right; Boyer struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gentile walked; Aspromonte grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Gentile out at second];
Staub struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McCarver grounded out (shortstop to first); Groat
singled to second; Gagliano made an out to second; Javier
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Brand made an out to shortstop; Lillis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bruce flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Gibson singled; Flood flied out to right; Brock
flied out to left; White grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan singled; Maye grounded out (second to first)
[Morgan to second]; Bond flied out to left; Gentile walked;
Gibson threw a wild pitch [Morgan to third, Gentile to second];
Aspromonte flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Boyer grounded out (third to first); McCarver
singled to second; McCarver stole second; Groat grounded out
(third to first); Bruce threw a wild pitch [McCarver to third];
Gagliano singled [McCarver scored]; Bruce threw a wild pitch
[Gagliano to second]; Javier was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: MAXVILL REPLACED JAVIER (PLAYING 2B); Staub grounded
out (first to pitcher); Brand flied out to center; Lillis
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Gibson flied out to left; Flood grounded out
(shortstop to first); Brock made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Bruce struck out; Morgan walked; Maye flied out to
left; Bond homered [Morgan scored]; Gentile struck out; 2 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: White singled; Boyer singled [White to third];
McCarver grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [White scored, Boyer out at second]; Groat grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte singled; On a bunt Staub made an out to
catcher; Rusty Staub called for interference for running into
his own batted ball; Brand grounded out (third to first)
[Aspromonte to second]; Lillis popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Gagliano grounded out (pitcher to first); Maxvill
grounded out (third to first); Gibson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Bruce was called out on strikes; Morgan flied out to
left; Maye grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Flood singled; Brock out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Flood to second]; White grounded out
(second to first) [Flood to third]; Boyer struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Bond was called out on strikes; Gentile grounded out
(second to first); Aspromonte walked; Staub singled [Aspromonte
to second]; Brand homered [Aspromonte scored, Staub scored];
Lillis flied out to center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: McCarver doubled; OWENS REPLACED BRUCE
(PITCHING); Groat popped to first in foul territory; Gagliano
grounded out (third to first); SKINNER BATTED FOR MAXVILL;
Skinner struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   5   0    3
 Cardinals        2   9   0    6


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