Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Thursday, May 26, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    1  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Alley ss                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Mota rf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Stargell lf                   3   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Clendenon 1b                  4   0   2   0       0   1       9   0
Mazeroski 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Pagliaroni c                  4   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
Bailey 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       2   2
Blass p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mikkelsen p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   3  10   2       0   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Alley-Mazeroski-Clendenon.

BATTING - 
2B: Alley (4,off Farrell); Bailey (8,off Farrell); Stargell (6,off Taylor).
HR: Mota (3,3rd inning off Farrell 0 on 0 out).
SF: Stargell (2,off Farrell).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Alou (3,2nd base off Farrell/Bateman).
CS: Clendenon (3,2nd base by Farrell/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Jackson ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   6
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Gentile 1b                    4   1   2   0       0   1       8   0
  Lillis 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nicholson rf                  2   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
Staub lf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Maye ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bateman c                     3   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
Farrell p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colbert ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mantilla ph,1b              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       5   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Maye (2,off Mikkelsen).
3B: Gentile (1,off Blass).
SH: Jackson (9,off Blass).
HBP: Nicholson (2,by Blass).
GDP: Mantilla (1,off Mikkelsen).
IBB: Bateman (6,by Mikkelsen).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (6,2nd base off Mikkelsen/Pagliaroni).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blass W(3-1)                  7.1   7   2   2   3   1   0  33
Mikkelsen SV(2)               1.2   1   0   0   2   1   0   7
Totals                        9     8   2   2   5   2   0  40

HBP: Blass (1,Nicholson).
IBB: Mikkelsen (3,Bateman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell L(1-3)                6     9   3   2   0   4   1  26
Taylor                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Owens                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    10   3   2   0   7   1  36


Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 14440


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Morgan              2b
2. Alley               ss        Jackson             ss
3. Mota                rf        Wynn                cf
4. Stargell            lf        Gentile             1b
5. Clendenon           1b        Nicholson           rf
6. Mazeroski           2b        Staub               lf
7. Pagliaroni          c         Aspromonte          3b
8. Bailey              3b        Bateman             c
9. Blass               p         Farrell             p

PIRATES 1ST: Alou lined to center; Alley doubled; Mota singled
[Alley to third]; Stargell hit a sacrifice fly to left [Alley
scored]; Clendenon singled [Mota to third]; Mazeroski flied to
right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan singled; Jackson out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Morgan to second]; Wynn flied to center;
Gentile struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Pagliaroni struck out; Bailey doubled; Blass struck
out; Alou reached on an error by Morgan [Bailey scored
(unearned) (no RBI)]; Alou stole second; Alley grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Nicholson walked; Staub popped to first in foul
territory; Aspromonte popped to third; Bateman singled
[Nicholson to second]; Farrell forced Bateman (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Mota homered; Stargell struck out; Clendenon
singled; Clendenon was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Mazeroski struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan flied to center; Jackson singled; Wynn popped
to catcher in foul territory; Gentile singled [Jackson to
third]; Nicholson was hit by a pitch [Gentile to second]; Staub
singled [Jackson scored, Gentile to third, Nicholson to second];
Aspromonte popped to third; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Pagliaroni grounded out (second to first); Bailey
grounded out (second to first); Blass grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bateman grounded out (third to first); Farrell flied
to left; Morgan walked; Jackson flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Alley flied
to right; Mota grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Gentile
grounded out (second to first); Nicholson singled; Staub flied
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Stargell singled; Clendenon flied to right;
Mazeroski singled [Stargell to second]; Pagliaroni flied to
right; Bailey singled to second [Stargell out at home (second to
third), Mazeroski to second]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Aspromonte flied to center; Bateman flied to center;
COLBERT BATTED FOR FARRELL; Colbert grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 7TH: TAYLOR REPLACED COLBERT (PITCHING); Blass grounded
out (shortstop to first); Alou popped to shortstop; Alley flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan flied to left; Jackson grounded out (first
unassisted); Wynn flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Mota popped to second; Stargell doubled; Clendenon
struck out; Mazeroski grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Gentile tripled; Nicholson popped to second; Staub
walked; MIKKELSEN REPLACED BLASS (PITCHING); MAYE BATTED FOR
ASPROMONTE; Maye doubled [Gentile scored, Staub to third];
Bateman was walked intentionally; MANTILLA BATTED FOR TAYLOR;
Mantilla grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Bateman out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 2.

PIRATES 9TH: MANTILLA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); LILLIS
REPLACED GENTILE (PLAYING 3B); OWENS REPLACED MAYE (PITCHING);
Pagliaroni struck out; Bailey struck out; Mikkelsen grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Morgan flied to center; Jackson struck out; Wynn
walked; Wynn stole second; Lillis grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3  10   0    6
 Astros           2   8   1   11


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