Milwaukee Braves 8, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 109
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, August 8, 1965 (D) at County Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  3  1  -   5 13  0
MIL N    2  1  0    0  2  0    3  0  x  -   8 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maye lf                       5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   1   1       1   0       4   0
Wynn cf                       5   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   2   1       1   0       2   1
Gaines rf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Gentile 1b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
Lillis ss                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   4
Brand c                       4   0   3   1       0   0       4   1
Nottebart p                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Triandos ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   5  13   5       3   1      24   6

BATTING - 
2B: Lillis (8,off Blasingame); Maye (12,off Blasingame); Gentile (10,off Blasingame).
HR: Morgan (14,8th inning off Blasingame 0 on 0 out); Wynn (14,8th inning off
Blasingame 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 10.

Milwaukee Braves             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   2   3   1       0   0       1   0
Jones cf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
H. Aaron rf                   4   2   2   1       0   0       5   0
Mathews 3b                    4   2   3   6       0   0       1   4
Torre 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      12   2
Oliver c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bolling 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       3   2
Woodward ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Blasingame p                  3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Osinski p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  O'Dell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   8  12   8       0   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mathews-Torre-Woodward.

BATTING - 
2B: Mathews (13,off Nottebart); Alou (23,off Nottebart).
3B: Jones (5,off Nottebart).
HR: Mathews 2 (24,5th inning off Nottebart 1 on 2 out,7th inning off Nottebart
2 on 2 out).
SH: Woodward (2,off Nottebart).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Woodward (2,2nd base by Owens/Brand).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nottebart L(2-10)             7    11   8   8   0   4   2  32
Owens                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    12   8   8   0   4   2  35


Milwaukee Braves             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame W(14-8)            7.2  10   4   4   2   0   2  34
Osinski                       1     3   1   1   1   0   0   7
O'Dell SV(16)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    13   5   5   3   1   2  42


Umpires: HP - Al Forman, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 2:14   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Milwaukee Braves         
1. Maye                lf        Alou                lf
2. Morgan              2b        Jones               cf
3. Wynn                cf        H. Aaron            rf
4. Aspromonte          3b        Mathews             3b
5. Gaines              rf        Torre               1b
6. Gentile             1b        Oliver              c
7. Lillis              ss        Bolling             2b
8. Brand               c         Woodward            ss
9. Nottebart           p         Blasingame          p

ASTROS 1ST: Maye flied out to right; Morgan flied to right in
foul territory; Wynn popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Jones
tripled; H. Aaron singled [Jones scored]; Mathews doubled [H.
Aaron scored]; Torre flied out to right; Oliver was called out
on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte grounded out (first unassisted); Gaines
lined to left; Gentile grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Bolling singled; Woodward out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Bolling to second]; Blasingame grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alou doubled [Bolling scored]; Jones
popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Lillis popped to third in foul territory; Brand
singled; Nottebart flied out to right; Maye forced Brand
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

BRAVES 3RD: H. Aaron flied out to left; Mathews flied out to
center; Torre singled; Oliver flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (third to first); Wynn flied out
to center; Aspromonte walked; Gaines walked [Aspromonte to
second]; Gentile grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Bolling popped to second; Woodward grounded out
(shortstop to first); Blasingame struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Lillis doubled; Brand hit into a double play (third
to first) [Lillis out at third (first to shortstop)]; Nottebart
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Alou singled; Jones flied out to center; H. Aaron
popped to shortstop; Mathews homered [Alou scored]; Torre popped
to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Maye doubled; Morgan grounded out (second to first)
[Maye to third]; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first) [Maye
scored]; Aspromonte singled; Gaines flied out to right; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

BRAVES 6TH: Oliver lined to third; Bolling popped to third;
Woodward grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Braves 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Gentile grounded out (shortstop to first); Lillis
grounded out (third to first); Brand singled; Nottebart singled
[Brand to second]; Maye forced Nottebart (shortstop to second);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 5.

BRAVES 7TH: Blasingame struck out; Alou singled; Jones struck
out; H. Aaron singled [Alou to second]; Mathews homered [Alou
scored, H. Aaron scored]; Torre grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan homered; Wynn homered; Aspromonte grounded
out (third to first); Gaines flied out to center; Gentile
doubled; Lillis singled [Gentile to third]; OSINSKI REPLACED
BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Brand singled [Gentile scored, Lillis to
second]; TRIANDOS BATTED FOR NOTTEBART; Triandos forced Brand
(shortstop to second); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 8.

BRAVES 8TH: OWENS REPLACED TRIANDOS (PITCHING); Oliver flied out
to center; Bolling popped to first; Woodward singled; Woodward
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 8.

ASTROS 9TH: Maye grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan walked;
Wynn grounded out (first to pitcher) [Morgan to second];
Aspromonte singled [Morgan scored]; Gaines singled [Aspromonte
to second]; O'DELL REPLACED OSINSKI (PITCHING); Gentile struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  13   0   10
 Braves           8  12   0    3


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