Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Friday, July 8, 1966 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  0    1  1  1    1  0  0  -   6 13  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  3  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Jackson ss                    5   2   2   0       0   0       1   3
Staub rf,lf                   2   0   0   0       2   0       3   0
Bateman c                     4   1   3   3       1   0       4   0
Maye lf                       3   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Nicholson ph,rf             2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Harrison 1b                   4   1   1   1       1   0      11   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   3   0       0   0       2   2
Lillis 2b                     3   0   1   2       0   0       0   1
Bruce p                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  13   6       5   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lillis-Harrison-Jackson.
E: Jackson (22).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (17,off Gibson).
HR: Bateman (11,1st inning off Gibson 1 on 2 out).
SH: Staub (5,off Jaster).
SF: Lillis (2,off Gibson).
GDP: Lillis (5,off Gibson); Maye (6,off Woodeshick).
IBB: Staub (7,by Gibson); Bateman (8,by Jaster).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lillis (1,2nd base by Briles/McCarver).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Gagliano 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Flood cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
McCarver c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Shannon rf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Buchek 2b,ss                  3   0   0   0       0   0       7   3
Maxvill ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
  Francona ph                 1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Javier 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gibson p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Briles p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolan ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jaster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Skinner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dennis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       30   1   3   1       1   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Buchek-Cepeda, Woodeshick-Maxvill-Cepeda.

BATTING - 
HR: Francona (3,8th inning off Bruce 0 on 2 out).
GDP: McCarver (8,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (30,2nd base off Bruce/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce W(2-6)                  8     2   1   1   1   2   1  27
Raymond SV(10)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     3   1   1   1   3   1  31


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson L(11-9)                4.1   8   4   4   2   1   1  22
Woodeshick                    0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Briles                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Jaster                        2     2   1   1   1   1   0   9
Dennis                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9    13   6   6   5   3   1  42

Woodeshick faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Gibson (7).
IBB: Gibson (3,Staub); Jaster (3,Bateman).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Bill Jackowski
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 30044


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Wynn                cf        Brock               lf
2. Jackson             ss        Gagliano            3b
3. Staub               rf        Flood               cf
4. Bateman             c         Cepeda              1b
5. Maye                lf        McCarver            c
6. Harrison            1b        Shannon             rf
7. Aspromonte          3b        Buchek              2b
8. Lillis              2b        Maxvill             ss
9. Bruce               p         Gibson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn walked; Jackson forced Wynn (pitcher to
second); Staub made an out to second; Bateman homered [Jackson
scored]; Maye singled; Harrison grounded out (second to first);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock flied out to center; Gagliano popped to
third in foul territory; Flood flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte singled; Lillis grounded into a double
play (second to first) [Aspromonte out at second]; Bruce struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cepeda reached on an error by Jackson; McCarver
grounded into a double play (second to first to first to
shortstop) [Cepeda out at second]; Shannon struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn made an out to second; Jackson singled; Staub
forced Jackson (third to second); Bateman made an out to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Buchek grounded out (pitcher to first); Maxvill
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gibson popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Maye singled; Harrison flied out to left; Aspromonte
singled [Maye to third]; Lillis hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Maye scored, Aspromonte to second]; Gibson threw a wild pitch
[Aspromonte to third]; Bruce grounded out (shortstop to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); Gagliano
struck out; Flood flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn doubled; Jackson grounded out (third to first);
Staub was walked intentionally; Bateman singled [Wynn scored,
Staub to second]; WOODESHICK REPLACED GIBSON (PITCHING); Maye
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Bateman out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Cepeda lined to left; McCarver singled; Shannon
popped to third in foul territory; Buchek flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Harrison walked; Aspromonte singled [Harrison to
third]; BRILES REPLACED WOODESHICK (PITCHING); Lillis singled
[Harrison scored, Aspromonte to third]; Lillis was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop to third to second); Bruce
was called out on strikes; Wynn flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Maxvill grounded out (third to first); TOLAN
BATTED FOR BRILES; Tolan grounded out (third to first); Brock
walked; Brock stole second; Gagliano grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: JASTER REPLACED TOLAN (PITCHING); Jackson singled;
Staub out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Jackson to
second]; Bateman was walked intentionally; NICHOLSON BATTED FOR
MAYE; Nicholson was called out on strikes; Harrison singled
[Jackson scored, Bateman to second]; Aspromonte flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: STAUB CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); NICHOLSON
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Flood lined to left; Cepeda
grounded out (shortstop to first); McCarver grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Lillis grounded out (shortstop to first); Bruce
flied out to center; Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Shannon popped to catcher in foul territory;
Buchek grounded out (pitcher to first); FRANCONA BATTED FOR
MAXVILL; Francona homered; SKINNER BATTED FOR JASTER; Skinner
flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals
1.

ASTROS 9TH: DENNIS REPLACED SKINNER (PITCHING); JAVIER REPLACED
FRANCONA (PLAYING 2B); BUCHEK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub walked; Bateman
singled [Staub to second]; Nicholson forced Bateman (pitcher to
second) [Staub to third]; Harrison lined to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: RAYMOND REPLACED BRUCE (PITCHING); Brock singled;
Gagliano flied out to right; Flood was called out on strikes;
Cepeda lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  13   1    9
 Cardinals        1   3   0    3


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