Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 2 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Sunday, June 2, 1968 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   3  9  1
HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   0   0   0       1   1       5  12
Beckert 2b                    6   0   2   0       0   0       3   6
Williams lf                   6   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Santo 3b                      4   1   1   2       1   0       0   0
Banks 1b                      5   0   0   0       1   3      17   1
Johnson rf                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hundley c                     5   0   2   1       0   0       5   0
Phillips cf                   4   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Holtzman p                    5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Hartenstein p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       45   3   9   3       4   8      36  20

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Beckert-Kessinger-Banks, Hartenstein-Beckert-Kessinger-Banks, Beckert-Kessinger-Banks.
E: Johnson (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Hundley (8,off Giusti); Beckert (6,off Buzhardt).
3B: Williams (4,off Ray).
HR: Santo (8,8th inning off Giusti 0 on 0 out).
SF: Santo (3,off Ray).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beckert (3,2nd base off Giusti/Adlesh).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   0       4   6
Wynn rf,lf                    4   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Staub 1b                      5   1   1   0       0   1      13   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Thomas ph,rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 5   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Adlesh c                      5   0   2   1       0   1       7   0
  Brand pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torres ss                     5   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Giusti p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murrell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41   2   7   1       3   5      36  14

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (4,off Holtzman).
GDP: Staub 2 (5,off Holtzman,off Hartenstein); Torres (3,off Regan).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman                     10     6   2   1   3   5   0  39
Hartenstein W(2-2)            1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Regan SV(9)                   0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                       12     7   2   1   3   5   0  44

Holtzman faced 2 batters in the 11th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti                        8     7   2   2   4   6   1  36
Buzhardt                      2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Ray L(0-2)                    2     1   1   1   0   2   0   7
Totals                       12     9   3   3   4   8   1  50

WP: Giusti (3).
BK: Giusti (1).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 14952


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Davis               cf
2. Beckert             2b        Menke               2b
3. Williams            lf        Wynn                rf
4. Santo               3b        Staub               1b
5. Banks               1b        Watson              lf
6. Johnson             rf        Aspromonte          3b
7. Hundley             c         Adlesh              c
8. Phillips            cf        Torres              ss
9. Holtzman            p         Giusti              p

CUBS 1ST: Dave Giusti 118 pitches; Ken Holtzman 130
pitches; Kessinger grounded out (second to first); Beckert
singled to right; Beckert stole second; Williams struck out;
Santo walked; Banks struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis struck out; Menke grounded out (second to
first); Wynn doubled to center; Staub struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Johnson popped to second; Hundley grounded out (second
to first); Phillips struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Aspromonte singled to center;
Adlesh struck out; Torres reached on an error by Johnson
[Aspromonte scored (unearned) (no RBI), Torres to second];
Giusti grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Holtzman struck out; Kessinger grounded out (second to
first); Beckert flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis lined to shortstop; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Williams grounded out (shortstop to first); Santo
grounded out (second to first); Banks struck out but advanced to
first on a wild pitch; Johnson forced Banks (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub singled to center; Watson popped to shortstop;
Aspromonte grounded out (first to shortstop to first) [Staub to
second]; Adlesh singled to right [Staub scored]; Torres grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
2.

CUBS 5TH: Hundley singled to left; Giusti balked [Hundley to
second]; Phillips grounded out (pitcher to first); Holtzman
singled to right [Hundley to third]; Kessinger walked [Holtzman
to second]; Beckert popped to second; Williams flied out to
left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Giusti popped to second; Davis walked; Menke flied
out to right; Wynn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Santo grounded out (pitcher to first); Banks struck
out; Johnson singled to left; Hundley doubled to center [Johnson
scored]; Phillips walked; Holtzman lined to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub flied out to right; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Aspromonte singled to left; Adlesh popped
to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Kessinger flied out to right; Beckert grounded out
(pitcher to first); Williams flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Torres grounded out (second to first); Giusti
grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: Santo homered; Banks walked; Johnson flied out to
right; Hundley flied out to left; Phillips singled to left
[Banks to second]; Holtzman forced Banks (third unassisted); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke flied out to center; Wynn singled to center;
Staub grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: BUZHARDT REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Kessinger flied
out to left; Beckert doubled to left; Williams grounded out
(second to first) [Beckert to third]; Santo grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Aspromonte
flied out to center; Adlesh popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 10TH: Banks flied out to center; Johnson grounded out
(third to first); Hundley flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: Torres flied out to center; MURRELL BATTED FOR
BUZHARDT; Murrell was called out on strikes; Davis popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 11TH: RAY REPLACED MURRELL (PITCHING); Phillips struck out;
Holtzman grounded out (second to first); Kessinger struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 11TH: Menke walked; Wynn walked [Menke to second];
HARTENSTEIN REPLACED HOLTZMAN (PITCHING); Staub grounded into a
double play (pitcher to second to shortstop to first) [Menke to
third, Wynn out at second]; THOMAS BATTED FOR WATSON; Thomas
made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 12TH: THOMAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); WYNN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Beckert popped to third; Williams
tripled to right; Santo hit a sacrifice fly to center [Williams
scored]; Banks grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 12TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first);
Adlesh singled to center; BRAND RAN FOR ADLESH; REGAN REPLACED
HARTENSTEIN (PITCHING); Torres grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Brand out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   9   1   11
 Astros           2   7   0    6


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