St. Louis Cardinals 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Thursday, June 23, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   1   2   0       0   1       5   0
Gagliano 3b                   3   0   2   1       1   0       0   1
Flood cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Francona 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
McCarver c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Tolan rf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Javier 2b                     4   1   0   0       0   1       2   3
Maxvill ss                    3   0   2   0       1   0       2   5
Gibson p                      2   0   0   1       0   1       1   1
Totals                       31   2   8   2       2   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Maxvill (6).
PB: McCarver (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Tolan (5,off Giusti).
3B: Brock (5,off Giusti).
SH: Gibson (3,off Giusti).
HBP: Tolan (2,by Giusti).
IBB: Maxvill (1,by Giusti).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gibson (2,2nd base by Giusti/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Jackson ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Wynn cf                       3   1   2   0       1   0       3   0
Staub rf                      3   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Maye lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Harrison 1b                   3   0   0   0       0   2       8   1
Bateman c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       6   2
Giusti p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Heath ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Colbert pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       2   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Staub-Bateman.

BATTING - 
3B: Wynn (1,off Gibson).
SH: Staub (4,off Gibson).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (7,2nd base by Gibson/McCarver).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(11-6)                9     4   1   0   2   4   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(9-4)                 7     8   2   2   2   4   0  29
Raymond                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Owens                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   5   0  35

Giusti faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Giusti 2 (8).
HBP: Giusti (2,Tolan).
IBB: Giusti (1,Maxvill).

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 23064


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Morgan              2b
2. Gagliano            3b        Jackson             ss
3. Flood               cf        Wynn                cf
4. Francona            1b        Staub               rf
5. McCarver            c         Aspromonte          3b
6. Tolan               rf        Maye                lf
7. Javier              2b        Harrison            1b
8. Maxvill             ss        Bateman             c
9. Gibson              p         Giusti              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled; Gagliano singled [Brock out at
third (right to third)]; Flood singled [Gagliano to third];
Francona hit into a double play (right to catcher) [Gagliano out
at home]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first); Jackson
struck out; Wynn walked; Wynn was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McCarver flied out to center; Tolan grounded out
(first to pitcher); Javier made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub grounded out (third to first); Aspromonte
flied out to left; Maye flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Maxvill singled; Gibson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Maxvill to second]; Brock made an out to
second; Gagliano grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Harrison struck out; Bateman grounded out (shortstop
to first); Giusti grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Flood grounded out (third to first); Francona
struck out; McCarver grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan flied out to left; Jackson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn reached on an error by Maxvill;
McCarver allowed a passed ball [Wynn to second]; Staub singled
[Wynn scored (unearned), Staub to second (on throw to home)];
Aspromonte made an out to first; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Tolan was hit by a pitch; Javier forced Tolan
(shortstop to second); Maxvill singled [Javier to third]; Gibson
forced Maxvill (shortstop to second) [Javier scored]; Gibson was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Maye grounded out (pitcher to first); Harrison
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bateman singled; Giusti
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock struck out (catcher to first); Gagliano
walked; Flood forced Gagliano (shortstop to second); Francona
forced Flood (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan flied out to left; Jackson flied out to
right; Wynn tripled; Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: McCarver grounded out (second to first); Tolan
doubled; Javier struck out; Maxvill was walked intentionally;
Giusti threw a wild pitch [Tolan to third, Maxvill to second];
Gibson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte made an out to second; Maye flied out to
left; Harrison struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock tripled; Gagliano singled [Brock scored];
Giusti threw a wild pitch [Gagliano to second]; RAYMOND REPLACED
GIUSTI (PITCHING); Flood struck out; Francona grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Gagliano to third]; McCarver flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Bateman flied out to center; HEATH BATTED FOR
RAYMOND; Heath walked; COLBERT RAN FOR HEATH; Morgan forced
Colbert (second to shortstop); Jackson forced Morgan (second
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: OWENS REPLACED COLBERT (PITCHING); Tolan grounded
out (second to first); Javier flied out to right; Maxvill flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn singled; Staub out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
unassisted) [Wynn to second]; Aspromonte flied to right in foul
territory; Maye grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   8   1    6
 Astros           1   4   0    5


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