St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 141
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Monday, September 5, 1966 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  2
STL N    0  0  0    0  2  0    1  1  x  -   4  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
R. Davis cf                   3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Miller 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Staub rf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Maye lf                       3   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Heath c                       3   0   1   1       1   0       5   2
Harrison 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   1       8   0
Lillis ss                     2   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Farrell p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       27   1   3   1       4   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller-Morgan-Harrison.
E: Miller (1), Maye (8).

BATTING - 
SH: Morgan (6,off Gibson); Lillis (3,off Gibson).
HBP: R. Davis (4,by Gibson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maye (4,2nd base off Gibson/McCarver).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   1   0   0       0   0       4   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Flood cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Cepeda 1b                     3   2   2   1       0   0       8   0
McCarver c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       9   2
Shannon rf                    3   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Smith 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
Maxvill ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Gibson p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Totals                       30   4   7   4       0   6      27   7

BATTING - 
HR: Cepeda (19,5th inning off Farrell 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Flood (11,off Farrell).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Javier (5,2nd base by Farrell/Heath).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell L(6-10)               8     7   4   3   0   6   1  30

BK: Farrell (1).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(18-10)               9     3   1   1   4   7   0  34

WP: Gibson (10).
HBP: Gibson (5,R. Davis).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:01   


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: R. Davis struck out; Miller popped to catcher in
foul territory; Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock made an out to second; Javier grounded out
(shortstop to first); Flood grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub walked; Staub was picked off first (catcher to
first); Maye lined to center; Heath made an out to catcher; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cepeda grounded out (second to first); McCarver
lined to second; Shannon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Harrison grounded out (shortstop to first); Lillis
grounded out (second to first); Farrell flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Smith struck out (catcher to first); Maxvill
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gibson struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: R. Davis was hit by a pitch; Gibson threw a wild
pitch [R. Davis to second]; Miller struck out; Morgan flied out
to center; Staub struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Brock flied to left in foul territory; Javier
singled; Flood grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Javier out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Maye walked; Maye stole second; Heath singled [Maye
scored]; Harrison made an out to third; Lillis singled [Heath to
second]; Farrell flied out to left; R. Davis struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Cepeda homered; McCarver was called out on
strikes; Shannon singled; Smith flied out to center [Shannon to
second]; Maxvill singled [Shannon scored]; Gibson struck out; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller singled; Morgan out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Miller to second]; Staub flied to left in
foul territory; Maye struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock made an out to pitcher; Javier popped to
third in foul territory; Flood lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Heath walked; Harrison walked [Heath to second];
Lillis out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Heath to
third, Harrison to second]; Farrell struck out; R. Davis flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cepeda singled to third [Cepeda to second (error
by Miller)]; McCarver flied out to right; Shannon grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Cepeda to third]; Smith singled [Cepeda
scored]; Maxvill grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Miller grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan lined
to first; Staub flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Gibson struck out; Brock reached on an error by
Maye [Brock to second]; Farrell balked [Brock to third]; Javier
singled to first [Brock scored (unearned)]; Javier was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Flood flied out to
right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Maye flied out to left; Heath grounded out (third to
first); Harrison struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   3   2    6
 Cardinals        4   7   0    2


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