Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 142
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Monday, September 5, 1966 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  3  2  -   6 12  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
R. Davis cf                   5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     5   1   0   0       0   1       2   3
Harrison 1b                   4   1   2   0       0   1       9   0
Nicholson lf                  3   2   1   0       2   0       4   0
Bateman c                     5   1   4   3       0   0       9   0
Aspromonte 3b                 5   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Staub rf                      4   0   3   2       0   1       1   0
Lillis ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Dierker p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       38   6  12   5       2   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Aspromonte (17).

BATTING - 
2B: Harrison (19,off Carlton); Bateman (22,off Hoerner).
SH: Lillis (4,off Carlton); Harrison (3,off Carlton).
IBB: Nicholson (6,by Carlton).
Team LOB: 9.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Javier 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Shannon rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
McCarver c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Flood cf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Smith 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Maxvill ss                    3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Carlton p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Piche p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Francona ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       0   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Cepeda (13), Maxvill (21).

BATTING - 
2B: McCarver (15,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(8-6)                9     5   0   0   0   7   0  32


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carlton L(3-3)                7.1   8   4   1   2   4   0  32
Piche                         0     0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Woodeshick                    0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Hoerner                       1     3   2   2   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    12   6   3   2   5   0  42

IBB: Carlton (1,Nicholson).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 18308


Starting Lineups:

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

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock struck out; Javier struck out; Shannon
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Nicholson singled; Bateman singled [Nicholson to
second]; Aspromonte lined to center [Nicholson to third]; Staub
singled [Nicholson scored, Bateman to second]; Lillis made an
out to second; Dierker struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cepeda grounded out (second to first); Aspromonte
dropped a foul fly hit by McCarver for an error; McCarver flied
out to left; Flood singled to shortstop; Smith forced Flood
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: R. Davis singled; R. Davis was picked off first
(pitcher to first); Morgan grounded out (first unassisted);
Harrison grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Maxvill grounded out (shortstop to first);
Carlton struck out; Brock flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Nicholson flied out to right; Bateman singled;
Aspromonte flied out to center; Staub struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Javier singled; Shannon flied out to left [Javier
to second]; Cepeda made an out to catcher; McCarver grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Lillis grounded out (second to first); Dierker lined
to first; R. Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Flood made an out to first; Smith lined to
shortstop; Maxvill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan flied out to right; Harrison doubled;
Nicholson walked; Bateman made an out to third; Aspromonte flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Carlton made an out to second; Brock grounded out
(second to first); Javier flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub singled; Lillis out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Staub to second]; Dierker struck out; R. Davis
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Shannon struck out; Cepeda popped to catcher in
foul territory; McCarver doubled; Flood grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan reached on an error by Cepeda [Morgan to
second]; Harrison out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Morgan to third]; Nicholson was walked intentionally; Bateman
singled [Morgan scored (unearned), Nicholson to second]; PICHE
REPLACED CARLTON (PITCHING); Aspromonte reached on an error by
Maxvill [Nicholson scored (unearned) (no RBI), Bateman to
third]; WOODESHICK REPLACED PICHE (PITCHING); Staub singled
[Bateman scored (unearned), Aspromonte to third]; Lillis reached
on a fielder's choice [Aspromonte out at home (pitcher to
catcher), Staub to second]; Dierker flied to right in foul
territory; 3 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); Maxvill
singled; FRANCONA BATTED FOR WOODESHICK; Francona flied out to
left; Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 9TH: HOERNER REPLACED FRANCONA (PITCHING); R. Davis
singled; Morgan struck out; Harrison singled [R. Davis to
second]; Nicholson made an out to third; Bateman doubled [R.
Davis scored, Harrison scored]; Aspromonte flied out to right; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: GAGLIANO BATTED FOR JAVIER; Gagliano struck out;
Shannon singled; Cepeda was called out on strikes; McCarver
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals
0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  12   1    9
 Cardinals        0   5   2    5


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