St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 144
Played on Wednesday, September 7, 1966 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  3    0  0  0  -   5  9  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    3  2  x  -   6  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
R. Davis cf                   4   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       2   5
Harrison 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Bateman c                     4   1   2   1       0   1       4   0
Staub rf                      3   1   2   1       1   1       0   0
Pointer lf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   2   2       0   1       2   1
Lillis ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
Giusti p                      2   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
  Sembera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cuellar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brand ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   9   4       4   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Lillis-Harrison.

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (25,off Jaster); Aspromonte (15,off Jaster).
HR: Bateman (17,6th inning off Jaster 0 on 2 out).
SH: Brand (3,off Woodeshick).
GDP: Lillis (10,off Jaster).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (10,3rd base off Jaster/McCarver).
CS: Pointer (1,2nd base by Jaster/McCarver).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock rf,lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Buchek 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   2
  Smith 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Francona lf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Flood cf                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
McCarver c                    3   2   2   2       1   0       7   1
Shannon cf,rf                 3   1   1   2       1   0       0   0
Spiezio 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Javier 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Maxvill ss                    4   1   2   0       0   1       4   6
Jaster p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Piche p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Skinner ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gagliano ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       31   6   8   5       3   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Jaster-Maxvill-Cepeda.
PB: McCarver (9).

BATTING - 
2B: McCarver (16,off Giusti).
HR: Shannon (14,7th inning off Giusti 1 on 0 out); McCarver (10,8th inning
off Cuellar 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Skinner (1,by Giusti).
GDP: Brock (7,off Cuellar).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti                        6     5   4   4   1   1   1  25
Sembera                       0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Cuellar L(10-8)               2     2   2   2   1   3   1   8
Totals                        8     8   6   6   3   4   2  35

Giusti faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
Sembera faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Giusti (4,Skinner).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jaster                        5.2   6   5   4   4   5   1  25
Piche                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Hoerner                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Woodeshick W(2-1)             2     3   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        9     9   5   4   4   7   1  38


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 9982


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. R. Davis            cf        Brock               rf
2. Morgan              2b        Buchek              2b
3. Harrison            1b        Francona            lf
4. Bateman             c         Cepeda              1b
5. Staub               rf        McCarver            c
6. Pointer             lf        Shannon             cf
7. Aspromonte          3b        Spiezio             3b
8. Lillis              ss        Maxvill             ss
9. Giusti              p         Jaster              p

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (first to pitcher); Buchek
flied out to left; Francona grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bateman flied out to right; Staub struck out;
Pointer walked; Pointer was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cepeda popped to first in foul territory;
McCarver made an out to second; Shannon grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Aspromonte singled; Lillis grounded into a double
play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Aspromonte out at second];
Giusti struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Spiezio made an out to second; Maxvill grounded
out (shortstop to first); Jaster made an out to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: R. Davis walked; Morgan singled [R. Davis to third];
McCarver allowed a passed ball [R. Davis scored, Morgan to
second]; Morgan stole third; Harrison struck out; Bateman struck
out; Staub doubled [Morgan scored (unearned)]; Pointer flied out
to left; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Brock struck out; Buchek grounded out (third to
first); Francona grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte struck out; Lillis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Giusti walked; R. Davis lined to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Cepeda popped to third in foul territory;
McCarver walked; Shannon made an out to shortstop; Spiezio
forced McCarver (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Harrison made
an out to shortstop; Bateman homered; Staub walked; Pointer
singled [Staub to second]; Aspromonte doubled [Staub scored,
Pointer scored, Aspromonte to third (on throw to home)]; PICHE
REPLACED JASTER (PITCHING); Lillis grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Maxvill singled; SKINNER BATTED FOR PICHE;
Skinner was hit by a pitch [Maxvill to second]; Brock forced
Skinner (second to shortstop) [Maxvill to third]; Buchek singled
[Maxvill scored, Brock to second]; Francona popped to third in
foul territory; Cepeda flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: HOERNER REPLACED SKINNER (PITCHING); Giusti struck
out; R. Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: McCarver doubled; Shannon homered [McCarver
scored]; Spiezio singled; SEMBERA REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING);
Maxvill singled [Spiezio to third]; GAGLIANO BATTED FOR HOERNER;
Gagliano walked [Maxvill to second]; CUELLAR REPLACED SEMBERA
(PITCHING); Brock grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Spiezio scored, Maxvill to third, Gagliano
out at second]; Buchek struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: WOODESHICK REPLACED GAGLIANO (PITCHING); FLOOD
REPLACED FRANCONA (PLAYING CF); BROCK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); SHANNON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Harrison grounded
out (third to first); Bateman singled; Staub singled [Bateman to
second]; Pointer struck out; Aspromonte forced Staub (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Flood singled; Cepeda lined to left; McCarver
homered [Flood scored]; Shannon walked; Spiezio struck out;
Maxvill struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 9TH: SMITH REPLACED BUCHEK (PLAYING 3B); JAVIER REPLACED
SPIEZIO (PLAYING 2B); Lillis singled; BRAND BATTED FOR CUELLAR;
Brand out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Lillis to
second]; R. Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   0    6
 Cardinals        6   8   0    5


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