Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 120
Played on Wednesday, August 18, 1965 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  5  0    0  1  2  -   8 11  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  6  -   7 10  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bailey 3b,lf                  4   2   1   0       1   0       0   2
Virdon cf                     5   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Mota rf                       3   1   2   4       2   0       3   0
Stargell lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Carpin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pagan 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Clendenon 1b                  5   0   2   1       0   1       8   1
Mazeroski 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Alley ss                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   5
Crandall c                    4   1   2   1       0   0       9   0
Veale p                       3   1   1   1       0   2       0   1
  McBean p,lf,p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   8  11   8       3   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Alley-Mazeroski-Clendenon.
E: Stargell (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Mota (7,off Nottebart); Clendenon (25,off Coombs); Bailey (23,off Taylor);
Virdon (18,off Taylor).
SH: Veale (6,off Coombs).
HBP: Stargell (6,by Taylor).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Clendenon (9,2nd base by Coombs/Adlesh).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gaines lf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Maye ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     2   1   0   0       2   1       1   3
Wynn cf                       5   0   3   1       0   1       1   0
Thomas 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   0      14   0
  Gentile ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Brand 3b                      5   1   2   2       0   2       0   1
Staub rf                      2   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
Lillis ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   6
Adlesh c                      4   1   1   1       0   2       5   3
Nottebart p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Coombs p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Kasko ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bond ph                     1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   7  10   7       6   9      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Adlesh-Lillis.
PB: Adlesh (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn 2 (23,off Veale,off McBean); Lillis (9,off Veale); Adlesh (1,off McBean).
HR: Brand (2,9th inning off Veale 1 on 0 out).
SH: Morgan (2,off Veale).
GDP: Brand (15,off McBean).
IBB: Gentile (5,by McBean).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Veale W(13-9)                 8     6   5   5   5   8   1  34
McBean SV(15)                 0.2   4   2   2   1   0   0   6
Carpin                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    10   7   7   6   9   1  41

Veale faced 4 batters in the 9th inning
McBean faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Veale (14).
IBB: McBean (7,Gentile).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nottebart L(3-11)             4.2   5   5   5   2   2   0  21
Coombs                        3.1   3   1   1   1   2   0  13
Taylor                        1     3   2   2   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    11   8   8   3   5   0  41

HBP: Taylor (4,Stargell).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 30470


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Bailey              3b        Gaines              lf
2. Virdon              cf        Morgan              2b
3. Mota                rf        Wynn                cf
4. Stargell            lf        Thomas              1b
5. Clendenon           1b        Brand               3b
6. Mazeroski           2b        Staub               rf
7. Alley               ss        Lillis              ss
8. Crandall            c         Adlesh              c
9. Veale               p         Nottebart           p

PIRATES 1ST: Bailey grounded out (shortstop to first); Virdon
grounded out (second to first); Mota grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gaines was called out on strikes; Morgan flied out
to right; Wynn singled; Wynn was picked off first (pitcher to
first to second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell flied out to left; Clendenon grounded out
(second to first); Mazeroski grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas flied out to center; Brand singled to left
[Brand to second (error by Stargell)]; Staub grounded out
(second to first) [Brand to third]; Lillis flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Alley grounded out (catcher to first); Crandall
grounded out (third to first); Veale struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Adlesh struck out; Nottebart struck out; Gaines
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Bailey grounded out (second to first); Virdon
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mota walked; Stargell
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan walked; Wynn was called out on strikes;
Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first) [Morgan to second];
Brand struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Clendenon was called out on strikes; Mazeroski
singled; Alley singled [Mazeroski to second]; Crandall singled
[Mazeroski scored, Alley to second]; Veale singled [Alley
scored, Crandall to second]; Bailey walked [Crandall to third,
Veale to second]; Virdon popped to shortstop in foul territory;
Mota doubled [Crandall scored, Veale scored, Bailey scored];
COOMBS REPLACED NOTTEBART (PITCHING); Stargell grounded out
(pitcher to first); 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Staub walked; Lillis flied out to right; Adlesh
struck out; Coombs struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Clendenon singled; Mazeroski flied out to right;
Alley struck out while Clendenon was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros
0.

ASTROS 6TH: Gaines grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
walked; Wynn doubled [Morgan to third]; Thomas grounded out
(third to first) [Morgan scored]; Veale threw a wild pitch [Wynn
to third]; Brand struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Crandall singled; Veale out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Crandall to second]; Adlesh allowed a
passed ball [Crandall to third]; Bailey flied out to left;
Virdon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub flied out to center; Lillis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Adlesh grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Mota walked; Stargell struck out; Clendenon doubled
[Mota scored]; Mazeroski flied out to center; Alley grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: KASKO BATTED FOR COOMBS; Kasko flied out to center;
Gaines walked; Morgan out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Gaines to second]; Wynn flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 1.

PIRATES 9TH: TAYLOR REPLACED KASKO (PITCHING); Crandall grounded
out (shortstop to first); Veale was called out on strikes;
Bailey doubled; Virdon doubled [Bailey scored]; Mota singled
[Virdon scored]; Stargell was hit by a pitch [Mota to second];
Clendenon flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 8,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Thomas singled; Brand homered [Thomas scored]; Staub
walked; Lillis doubled [Staub to third]; MCBEAN REPLACED VEALE
(PITCHING); Adlesh doubled [Staub scored, Lillis to third]; BOND
BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Bond singled [Lillis scored, Adlesh scored];
MAYE BATTED FOR GAINES; Maye singled [Bond to second]; MCBEAN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CARPIN REPLACED STARGELL
(PITCHING); Morgan struck out; PAGAN REPLACED CARPIN (PLAYING
3B); BAILEY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MCBEAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PITCHING); Wynn doubled [Bond scored, Maye to third];
GENTILE BATTED FOR THOMAS; Gentile was walked intentionally;
Brand grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Gentile out at second]; 6 R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 8,
Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          8  11   1    6
 Astros           7  10   0    7


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