Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Sunday, August 28, 1966 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3 11  0
HOU N    0  0  2    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   4 10  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
Beckert 2b                    5   1   3   0       0   0       4   4
Williams rf                   4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Santo 3b                      3   0   1   1       1   0       0   4
Banks 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      12   1
Boccabella lf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Amalfitano pr               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Keough lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hundley c                     3   0   0   0       1   1       4   1
Browne cf                     4   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Hands p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hendley p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  L. Thomas ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  11   3       2   4      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kessinger-Beckert-Banks.
PB: Hundley 2 (14).

BATTING - 
HR: Williams (25,1st inning off Dierker 0 on 2 out); Browne (16,6th inning
off Dierker 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Beckert (1,2nd base by Farrell/Bateman).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   1       1   0       4   4
Jackson ss                    4   0   2   0       0   1       0   5
  Lillis ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   0   0       0   1       1   3
Staub rf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Maye lf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Harrison 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   2      13   0
Bateman c                     4   1   2   0       0   0       4   1
R. Davis cf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Dierker p                     0   1   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Freese ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Farrell p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4  10   3       4   4      27  17

BATTING - 
SH: Dierker (2,off Hands).
GDP: R. Davis (3,off Hendley).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (44,2nd base off Hands/Hundley).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands L(8-13)                 3.1   7   4   3   2   2   0  19
Hendley                       4.2   3   0   0   2   2   0  18
Totals                        8    10   4   3   4   4   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(7-6)                6     9   3   3   2   3   2  28
Farrell SV(1)                 3     2   0   0   0   1   0  10
Totals                        9    11   3   3   2   4   2  38

WP: Dierker (3).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 19195


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger struck out; Beckert grounded out (second to
first); Williams homered; Santo grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Jackson
singled to shortstop; Aspromonte struck out while Jackson stole
second; Hundley allowed a passed ball [Jackson to third]; Staub
walked; Maye grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Banks grounded out (third to first); Boccabella struck
out; Hundley walked; Browne singled to shortstop [Hundley to
second]; Hands forced Browne (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Harrison grounded out (shortstop to first); Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); R. Davis grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Beckert singled to second; Williams grounded out (second to
first) [Beckert to second]; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Beckert
to third]; Santo singled to center [Beckert scored]; Banks flied
out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker walked; Morgan flied out to right; Jackson
singled to center [Dierker to second]; Aspromonte forced Jackson
(shortstop to second) [Dierker to third]; Staub singled to left
[Dierker scored, Aspromonte to second]; Maye singled to right
[Aspromonte scored, Staub to third]; Harrison struck out; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Boccabella grounded out (shortstop to first); Hundley
grounded out (shortstop to first); Browne singled to third;
Hands struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bateman singled to center; On a bunt R. Davis
singled to second [Bateman to second]; Dierker out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Bateman to third, R. Davis to
second]; Hundley allowed a passed ball [Bateman scored, R. Davis
to third]; Morgan singled to right [R. Davis scored (unearned)];
HENDLEY REPLACED HANDS (PITCHING); Jackson struck out;
Aspromonte lined to right; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: On a bunt Kessinger singled to third; Beckert singled
to center [Kessinger out at third (center to third)]; Williams
flied out to center; Santo walked [Beckert to second]; Banks
forced Santo (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Staub grounded out (first unassisted); Maye grounded
out (second to first); Harrison was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Boccabella grounded out (second to first); Hundley
grounded out (shortstop to first); Browne homered; Hendley
singled to center; Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Bateman singled to third; R. Davis grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Bateman out at
second]; FREESE BATTED FOR DIERKER; Freese walked; Morgan walked
[Freese to second]; Jackson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: FARRELL REPLACED FREESE (PITCHING); Beckert singled to
center; Williams popped to second; Santo flied out to right;
Beckert was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Staub
grounded out (first to pitcher); Maye singled to right; Harrison
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: LILLIS REPLACED JACKSON (PLAYING SS); Banks grounded
out (shortstop to first); Boccabella singled to center;
AMALFITANO RAN FOR BOCCABELLA; Hundley struck out; Browne flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: KEOUGH REPLACED AMALFITANO (PLAYING LF); Bateman
flied out to right; R. Davis grounded out (catcher to first);
Farrell singled to center; Morgan forced Farrell (second
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: L. THOMAS BATTED FOR HENDLEY; L. Thomas popped to
first; Kessinger grounded out (third to first); Beckert flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3  11   0    8
 Astros           4  10   0    9


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