St. Louis Cardinals 19, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Thursday, September 30, 1965 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    6  0  0    1  2  4    3  1  2  -  19 19  0
HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    4  0  2  -   8 11  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      6   3   4   1       0   0       2   0
Flood cf                      6   4   4   1       0   0       4   0
Kernek 1b                     6   2   3   2       0   0      10   2
Shannon rf,c                  4   4   2   1       2   0       3   0
Gagliano 3b                   4   2   1   3       1   0       1   1
McCarver c                    3   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
  Savage ph,rf                0   1   0   0       2   0       0   0
Buchek ss                     5   2   2   5       1   0       3   3
Maxvill 2b                    5   1   1   3       1   0       2   2
Briles p                      4   0   2   2       0   1       1   0
  Skinner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Aust p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       45  19  19  19       7   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Maxvill-Buchek-Kernek.

BATTING - 
2B: Kernek (2,off Coombs); Buchek (8,off Farrell).
3B: Brock (8,off Farrell).
HR: Buchek (3,5th inning off Giusti 1 on 1 out).
SF: Gagliano (6,off Ray); McCarver (3,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (61,2nd base off Ray/Adlesh).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     5   2   2   0       0   0       2   2
Miller lf                     5   2   2   1       0   1       1   0
Staub rf                      4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Harrison 1b                   5   0   3   3       0   0      11   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   0   0       2   1       5   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Kasko ss                      4   1   2   0       0   0       0   5
Adlesh c                      2   1   0   1       1   0       3   0
  Farrell p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Ray p                         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gentile ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Von Hoff p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoffman ph,c                2   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Totals                       36   8  11   8       4   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Harrison (2), Aspromonte (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Harrison (2,off Briles); Staub (18,off Aust).
3B: Miller (1,off Briles).
SF: Staub (5,off Briles).
GDP: Coombs (1,off Briles).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (43,2nd base off Briles/McCarver).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles W(3-3)                 7     8   6   6   4   1   0  32
Aust SV(1)                    2     3   2   2   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9    11   8   8   4   3   0  41


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ray L(0-2)                    0.2   3   6   6   3   1   0   8
Coombs                        3.1   4   1   1   0   0   0  14
Giusti                        2     6   6   5   1   1   1  14
Von Hoff                      1     3   3   3   2   0   0   8
Farrell                       2     3   3   3   1   2   0  10
Totals                        9    19  19  18   7   4   1  54


Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 7494


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Morgan              2b
2. Flood               cf        Miller              lf
3. Kernek              1b        Staub               rf
4. Shannon             rf        Harrison            1b
5. Gagliano            3b        Wynn                cf
6. McCarver            c         Aspromonte          3b
7. Buchek              ss        Kasko               ss
8. Maxvill             2b        Adlesh              c
9. Briles              p         Ray                 p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled; Brock stole second; Flood singled
to second [Brock to third]; Kernek singled [Brock scored, Flood
to third, Kernek to second (on throw)]; Shannon walked; Gagliano
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Flood scored, Kernek to third,
Shannon to second]; McCarver was called out on strikes; Buchek
walked; Maxvill walked [Kernek scored, Shannon to third, Buchek
to second]; COOMBS REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Briles singled
[Shannon scored, Buchek scored, Maxvill to third]; Brock singled
[Maxvill scored, Briles to second]; Flood forced Brock
(shortstop to second); 6 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 6,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan flied out to center; Miller tripled; Staub
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Miller scored]; Harrison singled;
Wynn walked [Harrison to second]; Aspromonte forced Wynn
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 6,
Astros 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Kernek made an out to third; Shannon grounded out
(third to first); Gagliano grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Kasko singled; Adlesh popped to first in foul
territory; Coombs grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Kasko out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: McCarver grounded out (second to first); Buchek
grounded out (shortstop to first); Maxvill grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros
1.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan singled; Miller struck out; Staub made an out
to shortstop; Harrison flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Briles grounded out (shortstop to first); Brock
flied out to left; Flood singled; Kernek doubled [Flood scored];
Shannon flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 7,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn walked; Wynn stole second; Aspromonte walked;
Kasko grounded out (third to first) [Wynn to third, Aspromonte
to second]; Adlesh grounded out (shortstop to first) [Wynn
scored, Aspromonte to third]; GENTILE BATTED FOR COOMBS; Gentile
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
7, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: GIUSTI REPLACED GENTILE (PITCHING); Gagliano
reached on an error by Aspromonte; McCarver flied out to center;
Buchek homered [Gagliano scored (unearned)]; Maxvill popped to
catcher in foul territory; Briles singled; Brock lined to third;
2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Miller flied
to right in foul territory; Staub grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 9, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Flood singled; Kernek singled [Flood to third];
Shannon singled [Flood scored, Kernek to third]; Gagliano walked
[Shannon to second]; McCarver hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Kernek scored]; Buchek grounded out (third to first) [Shannon
to third, Gagliano to second]; Maxvill singled [Shannon scored,
Gagliano scored]; Briles struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 13, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Harrison popped to third in foul territory; Wynn
flied out to left; Aspromonte lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 13, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: VON HOFF REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Brock
singled; Flood singled [Brock to second]; Kernek popped to first
in foul territory [Brock to third (error by Harrison), Flood to
second]; Shannon walked; Gagliano singled [Brock scored, Flood
scored, Shannon to third]; SAVAGE BATTED FOR MCCARVER; Savage
walked [Gagliano to second]; Buchek forced Gagliano (third
unassisted) [Shannon scored, Savage to second]; Maxvill flied
out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 16, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SAVAGE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); SHANNON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); Kasko singled; Adlesh walked [Kasko to
second]; HOFFMAN BATTED FOR VON HOFF; Hoffman singled [Kasko
scored, Adlesh to second]; Morgan forced Hoffman (first to
shortstop) [Adlesh to third]; Miller singled [Adlesh scored,
Morgan to second]; Staub grounded out (first unassisted) [Morgan
to third, Miller to second]; Harrison doubled [Morgan scored,
Miller scored]; Wynn flied out to center; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 16, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: HOFFMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); FARRELL
REPLACED ADLESH (PITCHING); SKINNER BATTED FOR BRILES; Skinner
struck out; Brock tripled; Flood grounded out (second to first)
[Brock scored]; Kernek made an out to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 17, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: AUST REPLACED SKINNER (PITCHING); Aspromonte made an
out to second; Kasko grounded out (pitcher to first); Farrell
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 17, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: Shannon singled; Gagliano grounded out (pitcher
to first) [Shannon to second]; Savage walked; Buchek doubled
[Shannon scored, Savage scored]; Maxvill made an out to first;
Aust struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 19, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Hoffman struck out; Morgan singled to pitcher;
Miller flied out to center; Staub doubled [Morgan scored];
Harrison singled [Staub scored]; Wynn struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 19, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals       19  19   0    8
 Astros           8  11   2    6


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