Chicago Cubs 8, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 56
Played on Saturday, June 11, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  2    3  2  0    0  0  1  -   8 11  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  7  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Phillips cf                   5   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Beckert 2b                    5   1   2   1       0   0       4   4
Williams rf                   5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Santo 3b                      4   3   2   0       1   1       1   2
Banks 1b                      5   1   3   3       0   0       9   1
Browne lf                     5   1   2   2       0   1       2   0
xHundley c                    3   1   1   0       0   0       5   2
Kessinger ss                  3   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Hands p                       2   0   0   1       1   1       0   0
  Hoeft p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  11   7       2   7      27  12

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kessinger-Beckert-Banks, Kessinger-Beckert-Banks.
E: Beckert (6), Kessinger (16).
PB: Hundley (6).

BATTING - 
3B: Beckert (3,off Bruce); Banks 3 (4,off Bruce,off Kroll,off Monteagudo).
HR: Browne (9,4th inning off Bruce 1 on 0 out).
SH: Kessinger (6,off Monteagudo).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Kessinger (4,2nd base off Kroll/Bateman); Beckert (6,3rd base off Kroll/Bateman);
Santo (3,2nd base off Kroll/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   2   0       1   0       4   4
Jackson ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Gentile 1b                    2   0   0   0       1   1       7   0
  Mantilla ph,1b              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Staub rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maye lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Bateman c                     3   1   1   1       0   0       7   0
  Brand c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   1   2   0       1   0       0   3
Bruce p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kroll p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heath ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Monteagudo p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nicholson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       4   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Jackson (13), Bateman (6).
PB: Bateman (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Aspromonte (9,off Hands).
HR: Bateman (8,7th inning off Hands 0 on 1 out).
SH: Bruce (2,off Hands).
GDP: Jackson (4,off Hands); Bateman (8,off Hands).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands W(5-4)                  6.1   7   2   2   3   2   1  28
Hoeft SV(2)                   2.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9     7   2   2   4   4   1  37

WP: Hands (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce L(1-3)                  3     6   5   5   0   4   1  15
Kroll                         4     2   2   2   2   3   0  17
Monteagudo                    2     3   1   1   0   0   0  10
Totals                        9    11   8   8   2   7   1  42

Bruce faced 3 batters in the 4th inning
WP: Kroll (2).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 29877


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Phillips            cf        Morgan              2b
2. Beckert             2b        Jackson             ss
3. Williams            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Santo               3b        Gentile             1b
5. Banks               1b        Staub               rf
6. Browne              lf        Maye                lf
7. Hundley             c         Bateman             c
8. Kessinger           ss        Aspromonte          3b
9. Hands               p         Bruce               p

CUBS 1ST: Phillips struck out; Beckert grounded out (shortstop
to first); Williams struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

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

CUBS 2ND: Santo struck out; Banks grounded out (second to
first); Browne flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gentile walked; Staub flied out to left; Maye
singled to pitcher [Gentile to second]; Bateman grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Maye out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Hundley singled to center; Kessinger singled to right
[Hundley to third]; Hands grounded out (third to first) [Hundley
scored, Kessinger to second]; Phillips struck out; Adolfo
Phillips ninth consecutive strikeout; Beckert tripled to
right [Kessinger scored]; Williams grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Aspromonte singled to center; Bruce out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Aspromonte to second];
Morgan lined to center; Jackson was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Santo singled to center; Banks tripled to right [Santo
scored]; Browne homered [Banks scored]; KROLL REPLACED BRUCE
(PITCHING); Hundley reached on an error by Jackson; Kessinger
forced Hundley (second unassisted); Kessinger stole second;
Hands was called out on strikes; Phillips flied out to center; 3
R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied out to center; Gentile reached on an
error by Beckert; Staub grounded out (third to first) [Gentile
to second]; Maye grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Beckert singled to right; Kroll threw a wild pitch
[Beckert to second]; Williams flied out to center; Santo walked;
Beckert stole third and Santo stole second; Bateman allowed a
passed ball [Beckert scored, Santo to third]; Banks tripled to
right [Santo scored]; Browne struck out; Hundley popped to
second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bateman lined to third; Aspromonte popped to
shortstop; Kroll grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Kessinger grounded out (third to first); Hands walked;
Phillips struck out; Beckert forced Hands (second unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan singled to right; Jackson forced Morgan
(first to shortstop) [Jackson to second (error by Kessinger)];
Hundley allowed a passed ball [Jackson to third]; Wynn walked;
Hands threw a wild pitch [Wynn to second]; Gentile struck out;
Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 7, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Williams grounded out (second to first); Santo flied
out to center; Banks flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 7, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Maye grounded out (second to first); Bateman
homered; Aspromonte doubled to left; HEATH BATTED FOR KROLL;
Heath singled to left [Aspromonte scored]; Morgan walked [Heath
to second]; HOEFT REPLACED HANDS (PITCHING); Jackson struck out;
Wynn flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: MONTEAGUDO REPLACED HEATH (PITCHING); Browne singled
to right; Hundley reached on catcher's interference by Bateman
[Browne to second]; Kessinger out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Browne to third, Hundley to second]; Hoeft grounded out
(second to first); Phillips flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MANTILLA BATTED FOR GENTILE; Mantilla struck out;
Staub flied out to center; Maye popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: MANTILLA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); BRAND REPLACED
BATEMAN (PLAYING C ); Beckert flied out to left; Williams popped
to catcher in foul territory; Santo singled to right; Banks
tripled to center [Santo scored]; Browne flied out to left; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Brand popped to catcher in foul territory;
Aspromonte walked; NICHOLSON BATTED FOR MONTEAGUDO; Nicholson
grounded out (first unassisted) [Aspromonte to second]; Morgan
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             8  11   2    7
 Astros           2   7   2    8


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