Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 121
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, August 20, 1965 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  3  -   7 10  1
CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  2    2  0  0  -   4 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maye lf                       5   1   4   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     3   2   1   0       2   1       1   7
Wynn cf                       2   3   1   1       2   1       3   0
Gentile 1b                    3   0   0   1       1   0      11   1
  Thomas ph,1b                1   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   3       1   0       1   1
Staub rf                      5   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Brand c                       5   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Lillis ss                     4   0   1   0       1   0       5   3
Bruce p                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       36   7  10   7       7   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gentile-Lillis-Gentile, Morgan-Thomas-Lillis-Brand.
E: Staub (6).

BATTING - 
HR: Wynn (15,7th inning off Humphreys 0 on 1 out).
SH: Wynn (4,off Abernathy).
IBB: Lillis (6,by Humphreys).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Maye (5,2nd base by Humphreys/Bailey).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landrum cf                    5   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Beckert 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
  Kuenn ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoeft p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Williams rf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Santo 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   0       2   2
Banks 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       7   1
Bailey c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Clemens lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Kessinger ss                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Stewart ph,ss               2   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Buhl p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Humphreys p                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Altman ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Amalfitano 2b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       37   4  11   3       0   0      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Santo (19).

BATTING - 
2B: Williams (34,off Bruce); Banks (24,off Bruce).
HR: Santo (24,6th inning off Bruce 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Williams (15,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce W(8-16)                 9    11   4   3   0   0   1  37


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buhl                          0     1   3   3   4   0   0   5
Humphreys                     7     5   1   1   2   2   1  27
Abernathy L(3-3)              1     2   3   1   1   1   0   7
Hoeft                         1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    10   7   5   7   3   1  44

Buhl faced 5 batters in the 1st inning
Abernathy faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
IBB: Humphreys (4,Lillis).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:30   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Maye                lf        Landrum             cf
2. Morgan              2b        Beckert             2b
3. Wynn                cf        Williams            rf
4. Gentile             1b        Santo               3b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Banks               1b
6. Staub               rf        Bailey              c
7. Brand               c         Clemens             lf
8. Lillis              ss        Kessinger           ss
9. Bruce               p         Buhl                p

ASTROS 1ST: Debut for umpire Bob Engel; Maye singled to
right; Morgan walked [Maye to second]; Wynn walked [Maye to
third, Morgan to second]; Gentile walked [Maye scored, Morgan to
third, Wynn to second]; Aspromonte walked [Morgan scored, Wynn
to third, Gentile to second]; HUMPHREYS REPLACED BUHL
(PITCHING); Staub grounded out (first to pitcher) [Aspromonte to
second, Gentile to third, Wynn scored]; Brand reached on a
fielder's choice [Gentile out at home (shortstop to catcher),
Aspromonte to third, Brand to second (on throw)]; Lillis was
walked intentionally; Bruce grounded out (shortstop to first); 3
R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Landrum flied to left; Beckert grounded out (second to
first); Williams doubled to left; Santo flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Maye grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied to
center; Wynn walked; Gentile popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Banks popped to shortstop in foul territory; Bailey
singled to first; Clemens popped to third; Kessinger grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Staub
singled to right; Brand flied to right; Lillis popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Humphreys lined to shortstop; Landrum singled to
right; Beckert singled to center [Landrum to third]; Williams
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Beckert out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bruce flied to right; Maye singled to left; Morgan
singled to left [Maye to second]; Wynn was called out on
strikes; Gentile grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Santo flied to right; Banks flied to center; Bailey
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Staub
popped to third; Brand lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Clemens grounded out (pitcher to first); Kessinger
flied to right; Humphreys grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); Bruce
flied to center; Maye singled to center; Maye was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: Landrum flied to center; Beckert grounded out
(shortstop to first); Williams singled to right; Santo homered
[Williams scored]; Banks singled to left; Bailey grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan struck out; Wynn homered; Gentile popped to
first; Aspromonte popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Clemens lined to second; STEWART BATTED FOR KESSINGER;
Stewart singled to third; ALTMAN BATTED FOR HUMPHREYS; Altman
singled to right [Stewart to third]; Landrum grounded out
(pitcher unassisted) [Altman to second, Stewart scored]; KUENN
BATTED FOR BECKERT; Kuenn reached on an error by Staub [Altman
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Kuenn to second]; Williams grounded
out (first unassisted); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cubs 4.

ASTROS 8TH: STEWART STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); ABERNATHY
REPLACED KUENN (PITCHING); AMALFITANO REPLACED ALTMAN (PLAYING
2B); Staub struck out; Brand popped to second; Lillis singled to
left; Bruce flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cubs 4.

CUBS 8TH: Santo grounded out (third to first); Banks doubled to
left; Bailey grounded out (second to first); Clemens grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Maye singled to center; Morgan walked [Maye to
second]; Wynn reached on an error by Santo on a sacrifice bunt
[Morgan to second, Maye to third]; THOMAS BATTED FOR GENTILE;
HOEFT REPLACED ABERNATHY (PITCHING); Thomas forced Maye
(shortstop to catcher) [Wynn to second, Morgan to third];
Aspromonte singled to left [Thomas to second, Wynn scored
(unearned), Morgan scored]; Staub flied to right [Thomas to
third]; On a bunt Brand singled to third [Aspromonte to second,
Thomas scored (unearned)]; Lillis flied to left; 3 R (1 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 4.

CUBS 9TH: THOMAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Stewart singled to
center; Amalfitano lined to shortstop; Landrum hit into a double
play (second to first) [Stewart out at second (first to
shortstop to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  10   1   10
 Cubs             4  11   1    6


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