St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 127
Played on Tuesday, August 23, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  1  0  -   3  9  3
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   0   2   1       0   0       5   0
Javier 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       4   3
McCarver c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Cepeda 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Flood cf                      3   2   1   0       1   0       1   0
Shannon rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Smith 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Maxvill ss                    3   1   3   2       1   0       0   2
Gibson p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       34   3   9   3       2   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Brock (15), McCarver (7), Maxvill (17).

BATTING - 
2B: Maxvill (12,off Dierker).
SH: Gibson 2 (7,off Dierker 2).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock 2 (56,2nd base off Dierker/Heath 2); Javier (10,2nd base off Dierker/Heath);
Maxvill (2,2nd base off Dierker/Heath).
CS: Shannon (4,Home by Dierker/Heath).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
R. Davis cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Jackson ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Staub rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Maye lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Heath c                       3   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Harrison 1b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Mantilla ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   3   0       2   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (15).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (41,2nd base off Gibson/McCarver).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(16-10)               9     3   0   0   2   5   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(6-6)                8     9   3   2   2   2   0  35
Raymond                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   3   2   2   2   0  38


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 17511


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        R. Davis            cf
2. Javier              2b        Jackson             ss
3. McCarver            c         Morgan              2b
4. Cepeda              1b        Staub               rf
5. Flood               cf        Aspromonte          3b
6. Shannon             rf        Maye                lf
7. Smith               3b        Heath               c
8. Maxvill             ss        Harrison            1b
9. Gibson              p         Dierker             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); Javier
popped to first in foul territory; McCarver flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: R. Davis struck out (catcher to first); Jackson
grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cepeda flied out to center; Flood walked; Shannon
flied out to right; Smith flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

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

CARDINALS 3RD: Maxvill doubled; Gibson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Maxvill to third]; Brock singled to first
[Maxvill stayed at third]; Brock stole second; Javier flied out
to right; McCarver flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Heath grounded out (shortstop to first); Harrison
grounded out (third to first); Dierker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Cepeda singled; Flood forced Cepeda (shortstop to
second); Shannon singled to third [Flood to second]; Smith flied
out to left; Maxvill singled [Flood scored, Shannon to second];
Gibson was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: R. Davis made an out to second; Jackson walked;
Jackson stole second [Jackson to third (error by McCarver)];
Morgan made an out to second; Staub grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Brock flied out to center; Javier singled; Javier
stole second; McCarver flied out to center; Cepeda grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte lined to center; Maye walked; Heath
singled [Maye to second]; Harrison struck out; Dierker struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Flood grounded out (first unassisted); Shannon
popped to catcher in foul territory; Smith made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

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

CARDINALS 7TH: Maxvill walked; Gibson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Maxvill to second]; Brock singled [Maxvill
scored]; Brock stole second; Javier grounded out (shortstop to
first); McCarver popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub flied out to left; Aspromonte flied out to
right; Maye flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Cepeda flied out to center; Flood singled;
Shannon reached on an error by Morgan [Flood to second]; Smith
struck out; Maxvill singled [Flood scored (unearned), Shannon to
third]; Maxvill stole second; Shannon was picked off and caught
stealing home (catcher to third to catcher to third); 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Heath singled [Heath to second (error by Brock)];
Harrison grounded out (shortstop to first); MANTILLA BATTED FOR
DIERKER; Mantilla was called out on strikes; R. Davis made an
out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: RAYMOND REPLACED MANTILLA (PITCHING); Gibson
grounded out (second to first); Brock grounded out (shortstop to
first); Javier flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Jackson flied out to left; Morgan flied out to left;
Staub reached on an error by Maxvill; Aspromonte singled [Staub
to third]; Maye forced Aspromonte (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   9   3    8
 Astros           0   3   1    6


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