Houston Astros 5, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 25
Played on Sunday, May 8, 1966 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  2  0  -   4 10  3
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  2  -   5  9  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf,lf                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Woodward ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Aaron rf                      4   2   1   1       0   0       0   0
Torre c                       4   0   2   1       0   0       6   0
Thomas 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       7   1
Oliver lf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Geiger ph,cf                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Mathews 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Alomar 2b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Carty ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  O'Dell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Bolling ph,2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       36   4  10   4       0   5      25  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Mathews-Alomar-Thomas, Woodward-Alomar-Thomas.
E: Woodward (4), Torre (2), Bolling (2).
PB: Torre 2 (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Mathews (4,off Cuellar).
HR: Aaron (9,1st inning off Cuellar 0 on 2 out).
SH: Woodward (2,off Cuellar).
GDP: Aaron (6,off Cuellar).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     5   1   2   1       0   0       3   1
Jackson ss                    4   1   3   0       0   0       1   4
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
Gentile 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   1      13   2
Staub rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   0       1   0       1   3
Maye lf                       4   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Cuellar p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mantilla ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   9   3       4   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Jackson-Gentile.
E: Gentile (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (5,off Johnson).
GDP: Wynn (2,off Johnson); Aspromonte (2,off Johnson).
IBB: Bateman (3,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn 2 (5,3rd base off Johnson/Torre,2nd base off Niekro/Torre).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson                       6     6   3   3   3   3   0  25
Niekro L(2-2)                 2.1   2   2   0   1   1   0  11
O'Dell                        0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8.1   9   5   3   4   4   0  37

IBB: Niekro (2,Bateman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar                       7.1  10   4   3   0   3   1  32
Owens W(3-1)                  1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9    10   4   3   0   5   1  37


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 23304


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Morgan              2b
2. Woodward            ss        Jackson             ss
3. Aaron               rf        Wynn                cf
4. Torre               c         Gentile             1b
5. Thomas              1b        Staub               rf
6. Oliver              lf        Aspromonte          3b
7. Mathews             3b        Maye                lf
8. Alomar              2b        Bateman             c
9. Johnson             p         Cuellar             p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Woodward
grounded out (pitcher to first); Aaron homered; Torre singled;
Thomas singled [Torre to second]; Oliver struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan flied to left; Jackson singled; Wynn grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Jackson out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Mathews popped to third; Alomar grounded out (third
to first); Johnson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gentile was called out on strikes; Staub popped to
catcher in foul territory; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Alou lined to left; Woodward singled; Aaron grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Woodward out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Maye popped to shortstop; Bateman grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cuellar struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Torre grounded out (pitcher to first); Thomas
grounded out (first to pitcher); Oliver grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan flied to center; Jackson grounded out
(pitcher to first); Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Mathews grounded out (first unassisted); Alomar
grounded out (third to first); Johnson singled; Alou forced
Johnson (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gentile singled; Staub singled [Gentile to second];
Aspromonte grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Gentile to third, Staub out at second]; Maye grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros
0.

BRAVES 6TH: Woodward grounded out (pitcher to first); Aaron
flied to center; Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bateman flied to left; Cuellar flied to left; Morgan
singled; Jackson singled [Morgan to second]; Torre allowed a
passed ball [Morgan to third]; Wynn doubled [Morgan scored,
Jackson scored]; Wynn stole third; Torre allowed a passed ball
[Wynn scored]; Gentile walked; Staub walked [Gentile to second];
Aspromonte walked [Gentile to third, Staub to second]; Maye
flied to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Thomas struck out; Oliver grounded out (shortstop to
first); Mathews doubled; CARTY BATTED FOR ALOMAR; Carty singled
[Mathews scored]; BOLLING BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Bolling grounded
out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros
3.

ASTROS 7TH: BOLLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); NIEKRO REPLACED
CARTY (PITCHING); Bateman was called out on strikes; Cuellar
grounded out (third to first); Morgan grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Alou singled; Woodward out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Alou to second]; Aaron reached on an error by
Gentile [Alou to third]; Torre singled [Alou scored, Aaron to
second]; Thomas singled [Aaron scored (unearned), Torre to
second]; OWENS REPLACED CUELLAR (PITCHING); GEIGER BATTED FOR
OLIVER; Geiger struck out; Mathews flied to center; 2 R (1 ER),
3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: GEIGER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Jackson singled; Wynn forced Jackson
(shortstop to second); Gentile lined to second; Wynn stole
second [Wynn out at home (center to catcher) (error by Torre)];
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Niekro struck out; Bolling grounded out (pitcher to
first); Alou lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Staub reached on an error by Bolling; Aspromonte
singled [Staub scored (error by Woodward) (unearned), Aspromonte
to third]; Maye reached on a fielder's choice [Aspromonte out at
home (third unassisted), Maye to second]; Bateman was walked
intentionally; MANTILLA BATTED FOR OWENS; Mantilla reached on a
fielder's choice [Maye to third, Bateman to second]; O'DELL
REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Morgan singled [Maye scored
(unearned), Bateman to third, Mantilla to second]; 2 R (0 ER), 2
H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4  10   3    6
 Astros           5   9   1    7


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