Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Friday, August 26, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  2    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  6  -   7  9  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Beckert 2b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
Williams rf                   4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Santo 3b                      4   1   2   2       0   0       1   5
Banks 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       7   0
Boccabella lf                 4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Hundley c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   2
Browne cf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       5   0
Holtzman p                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Hendley p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Koonce p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   4       2   7      25   8

BATTING - 
HR: Williams (24,3rd inning off Giusti 1 on 1 out); Santo (29,5th inning off
Giusti 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Banks (1,2nd base by Sembera/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     2   2   0   0       3   0       2   1
Jackson ss                    5   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
Aspromonte 3b                 5   1   3   4       0   0       0   1
Harrison 1b                   4   0   1   1       0   0       8   1
Staub rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Bateman c                     4   1   1   1       0   1       9   1
Nicholson lf                  4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
R. Davis cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Giusti p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Sembera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Freese ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Farrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brand ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       34   7   9   7       5   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bateman-Morgan.
E: Morgan (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (22,off Holtzman).
HR: Bateman (16,9th inning off Holtzman 0 on 0 out); Aspromonte (8,9th inning
off Koonce 3 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman                      8.1   7   4   4   4   6   1  36
Hendley L(4-4)                0     1   2   2   1   0   0   2
Koonce                        0     1   1   1   0   0   1   1
Totals                        8.1   9   7   7   5   6   2  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti                        4.1   7   4   4   2   3   2  23
Sembera                       2.2   1   0   0   0   4   0   8
Farrell W(6-8)                2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     8   4   4   2   7   2  37

WP: Giusti (12).

Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 23139


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Morgan              2b
2. Beckert             2b        Jackson             ss
3. Williams            rf        Aspromonte          3b
4. Santo               3b        Harrison            1b
5. Banks               1b        Staub               rf
6. Boccabella          lf        Bateman             c
7. Hundley             c         Nicholson           lf
8. Browne              cf        R. Davis            cf
9. Holtzman            p         Giusti              p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger flied out to center; Beckert popped to
second; Williams grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan walked; Jackson forced Morgan (second to
shortstop); Aspromonte singled to right [Jackson to third];
Harrison grounded out (catcher to first) [Aspromonte to second];
Staub walked; Bateman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo singled to right; Banks struck out; Boccabella
flied out to left; Hundley reached on an error by Morgan [Santo
to second]; Browne singled to shortstop [Santo to third, Hundley
to second]; Holtzman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Nicholson struck out; R. Davis flied out to center;
Giusti grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger singled to right; Beckert grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Kessinger to second]; Williams homered
[Kessinger scored]; Santo flied out to center; Banks walked;
Boccabella flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan walked; Jackson flied out to left; Aspromonte
singled to center [Morgan to third]; Harrison singled to left
[Morgan scored, Aspromonte to second]; Staub flied out to left;
Bateman struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Hundley singled to left; Giusti threw a wild pitch
[Hundley to second]; Browne was called out on strikes; Holtzman
grounded out (pitcher to first); Kessinger grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Nicholson was called out on strikes; R. Davis flied
out to center; Giusti struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Beckert walked; Williams flied out to right; Santo
homered [Beckert scored]; Banks singled to right; SEMBERA
REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Boccabella struck out while Banks
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan flied out to center; Jackson singled to
center; Aspromonte flied out to center; Harrison flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Hundley struck out; Browne struck out; Holtzman was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub doubled to center; Bateman grounded out (third
to first); Nicholson grounded out (third to first); R. Davis
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to first); Beckert
singled to second; Williams forced Beckert (second to
shortstop); Santo grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: FREESE BATTED FOR SEMBERA; Freese struck out; Morgan
popped to third in foul territory; Jackson flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 8TH: FARRELL REPLACED FREESE (PITCHING); Banks popped to
catcher in foul territory; Boccabella popped to catcher in foul
territory; Hundley grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Aspromonte popped to second; Harrison grounded out
(third to first); Staub flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 9TH: Browne lined to left; Holtzman grounded out (shortstop
to first); Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Bateman homered; Nicholson singled to left; R. Davis
flied out to left; BRAND BATTED FOR FARRELL; Brand walked
[Nicholson to second]; HENDLEY REPLACED HOLTZMAN (PITCHING);
Morgan walked [Nicholson to third, Brand to second]; Jackson
singled to shortstop [Nicholson scored, Brand to third, Morgan
to second]; KOONCE REPLACED HENDLEY (PITCHING); Aspromonte
homered [Brand scored, Morgan scored, Jackson scored]; 6 R, 4 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4   8   0    6
 Astros           7   9   1    7


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