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 CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock 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 1Totals31 2 8 2 2 5 27 11FIELDING -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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMorgan 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 0Totals30 1 4 1 2 4 27 15FIELDING -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 CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGibson W(11-6) 9 4 1 0 2 4 0 33

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGiusti 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 3Totals9 8 2 2 2 5 0 35 Giusti faced 2 batters in the 8th inningWP:Giusti 2 (8).HBP:Giusti (2,Tolan).IBB:Giusti (1,Maxvill).Umpires:HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Mel SteinerTime of Game:2:11Attendance: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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