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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AR. 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 0Totals27 1 3 1 4 7 24 10FIELDING -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 CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock 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 0Totals30 4 7 4 0 6 27 7BATTING -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 AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPFarrell L(6-10) 8 7 4 3 0 6 1 30BK:Farrell (1).

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGibson W(18-10) 9 3 1 1 4 7 0 34WP:Gibson (10).HBP:Gibson (5,R. Davis).Umpires:HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Doug HarveyTime 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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