Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Saturday, July 23, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  0  -   4 10  1
HOU N    0  1  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3 12  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       4   1   2   0       1   1       3   0
Bailey 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
  Lynch ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Michael pr,ss               1   1   0   0       0   1       0   1
Clemente rf                   5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Stargell lf                   4   1   0   1       0   0       1   0
Pagan ss,3b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
Clendenon 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   1       7   1
Mazeroski 2b                  4   0   2   1       0   0       4   2
Gonder c                      2   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
  May ph,c                    1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Law p                         2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  McBean p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mota ph                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mikkelsen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  10   4       1   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bailey-Mazeroski-Clendenon.
E: Pagan (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Lynch (1,off Bruce).
HBP: May (1,by Latman).
GDP: Bailey (6,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Alou (14,2nd base off Bruce/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn cf                       4   1   3   2       1   0       2   0
Jackson ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Staub rf                      4   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Bateman c                     3   0   0   1       0   0       4   1
  Giusti pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lillis 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maye lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 2   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Freese 3b                   2   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Brand 2b,c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Harrison 1b                   4   1   1   0       0   2      12   1
Bruce p                       3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Latman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heath ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  12   3       2   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Aspromonte-Brand-Harrison.
E: Jackson (27).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (15,off Law).
3B: Staub (3,off Law).
HR: Wynn (17,5th inning off Law 0 on 0 out).
SF: Bateman (6,off Law).
GDP: Harrison (4,off Law).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Brand (2,2nd base by Law/Gonder); Jackson (8,2nd base by McBean/May).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Law                           4     9   3   3   0   0   1  19
McBean W(3-2)                 3     1   0   0   2   2   0  11
Mikkelsen SV(7)               2     2   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        9    12   3   3   2   3   1  39

Law faced 1 batter in the 5th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce                         7.1   7   2   2   1   4   0  29
Raymond L(5-4)                0.1   3   2   0   0   0   0   5
Latman                        1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    10   4   2   1   5   0  39

HBP: Latman (6,May).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Ed Sudol
Ejections: Bob Aspromonte by John Kibler [Call at 1B]
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 43825


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Wynn                cf
2. Bailey              3b        Jackson             ss
3. Clemente            rf        Staub               rf
4. Stargell            lf        Bateman             c
5. Pagan               ss        Maye                lf
6. Clendenon           1b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Mazeroski           2b        Brand               2b
8. Gonder              c         Harrison            1b
9. Law                 p         Bruce               p

PIRATES 1ST: Alou singled; Bailey grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Alou out at second]; Clemente
singled; Stargell popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn singled; Jackson lined to shortstop; Staub
doubled [Wynn to third]; Bateman reached on a fielder's choice
[Wynn out at home (shortstop to catcher)]; Maye grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Pagan grounded out (third to first); Clendenon
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mazeroski grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte singled; Brand forced Aspromonte (third
to second); Brand was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Harrison singled; Bruce singled [Harrison to second];
Wynn singled [Harrison scored, Bruce to second]; Jackson
grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Gonder grounded out (second to first); Law grounded
out (third to first); Alou singled; Alou stole second; Bailey
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Staub tripled; Bateman hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Staub scored]; Maye flied out to left; Aspromonte flied out to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Clemente grounded out (second to first); Stargell
flied out to center; Pagan singled to third; FREESE REPLACED
ASPROMONTE (PLAYING 3B); Clendenon struck out; Bob Aspromonte
ejected by 1B umpire John Kibler; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Brand singled; Harrison grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Brand out at second]; Bruce grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros
2.

PIRATES 5TH: Mazeroski grounded out (catcher to first); Gonder
singled; Law popped to shortstop; Alou struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn homered; MCBEAN REPLACED LAW (PITCHING);
Jackson grounded out (second to first); Staub walked; Bateman
grounded out (third to first) [Staub to second]; Maye singled
[Staub to third]; Freese forced Maye (shortstop to second); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Bailey struck out; Clemente grounded out (third to
first); Stargell grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Brand flied out to right; Harrison struck out; Bruce
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Pagan grounded out (third to first); Clendenon
grounded out (third to shortstop to first); Mazeroski singled;
MAY BATTED FOR GONDER; May flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Wynn walked;
Jackson forced Wynn (pitcher to shortstop); Staub flied out to
center; Jackson was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 8TH: MOTA BATTED FOR MCBEAN; Mota flied out to right;
Alou walked; LYNCH BATTED FOR BAILEY; Lynch doubled [Alou
scored]; MICHAEL RAN FOR LYNCH; RAYMOND REPLACED BRUCE
(PITCHING); Clemente singled [Michael to third]; Stargell
reached on an error by Jackson [Michael scored, Clemente to
second]; Pagan flied out to right; Clendenon singled [Clemente
scored (unearned), Stargell to second]; Mazeroski singled
[Stargell scored (unearned), Clendenon to second]; LATMAN
REPLACED RAYMOND (PITCHING); May was hit by a pitch [Clendenon
to third, Mazeroski to second]; Mota lined to third; 4 R (2 ER),
4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: PAGAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); MICHAEL STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); MIKKELSEN REPLACED MOTA (PITCHING);
Bateman reached on an error by Pagan; GIUSTI RAN FOR BATEMAN;
Maye popped to catcher; Freese singled [Giusti to second]; Brand
lined to third; Harrison struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Astros 3.

PIRATES 9TH: BRAND CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); LILLIS
REPLACED GIUSTI (PLAYING 2B); Alou flied out to left; Michael
struck out; Clemente grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: HEATH BATTED FOR LATMAN; Heath grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn popped to third; Jackson singled;
Staub grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          4  10   1    8
 Astros           3  12   1    9


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