Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 9
Played on Wednesday, April 16, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    3  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   6  9  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  0    1  0  1  -   4  9  0
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b                     4   2   2   1       1   0       0   0
Jackson ss                    4   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
  Garrido ph,ss               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
H. Aaron rf                   2   1   2   3       3   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Boyer 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Aspromonte lf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Tillman c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Lum cf                        4   2   3   0       0   1       0   0
Reed p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   6   9   6       5   6      27*  0

* - Files missing details on 23 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. H. Aaron.

BATTING - 
2B: Millan (1,off Schneider); H. Aaron (7,off Guinn).
3B: Jackson (2,off Lemaster).
HR: H. Aaron (2,1st inning off Lemaster 1 on 0 out).
SH: Reed 2 (3,off Ray,off Womack); Stone (2,off Schneider).
IBB: H. Aaron (2,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Jackson (1,2nd base by Ray/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     3   2   1   1       2   0       0   0
Miller cf                     5   0   3   3       0   1       0   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke ss                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Lemaster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Womack p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schneider p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McFadden ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guinn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geiger ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   9   4       5   2      27*  0

* - Files missing details on 19 outs.
BATTING - 
2B: Menke (1,off Reed); Miller (1,off Reed).
HR: Morgan (1,1st inning off Reed 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Edwards (2,off Upshaw).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reed                          4.1   6   2   2   2   2   1  21
Stone W(3-0)                  3     2   1   1   1   0   0  12
Upshaw SV(3)                  1.2   1   1   1   2   0   0   7
Totals                        9     9   4   4   5   2   1  40

WP: Reed (1), Upshaw (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(0-2)               0.1   2   3   3   2   0   1   5
Ray                           2.2   2   1   1   1   0   0  10
Womack                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Schneider                     2.1   2   1   1   1   1   0  10
Billingham                    0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Guinn                         2     2   1   1   0   4   0   8
Totals                        9     9   6   6   5   6   1  40

IBB: Billingham (1,H. Aaron).

Umpires: HP - Frank Dezelan, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 9333


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Millan              2b        Alou                rf
2. Jackson             ss        Morgan              2b
3. H. Aaron            rf        Miller              cf
4. Cepeda              1b        Rader               3b
5. Boyer               3b        Blefary             1b
6. Aspromonte          lf        Menke               ss
7. Tillman             c         Watson              lf
8. Lum                 cf        Edwards             c
9. Reed                p         Lemaster            p

BRAVES 1ST: Millan walked; Jackson tripled to center [Millan
scored]; H. Aaron homered [Jackson scored]; Cepeda out on an
unknown play; Boyer walked; RAY REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING);
Aspromonte out on an unknown play; Tillman out on an unknown
play; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou out on an unknown play; Morgan homered; Miller
struck out; Rader out on an unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Lum singled; Reed out on a sacrifice bunt [Lum to
second]; Millan out on an unknown play [Lum to third]; Jackson
singled to left [Lum scored]; Jackson was caught stealing
second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Blefary out on an unknown play; Menke out on an
unknown play; Watson singled; Edwards out on an unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

BRAVES 3RD: H. Aaron walked; Cepeda out on an unknown play;
Boyer out on an unknown play; Aspromonte out on an unknown play;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: GERONIMO BATTED FOR RAY; Geronimo out on an unknown
play; Debut game for Cesar Geronimo; Alou singled; Morgan
walked [Alou to second]; Miller out on an unknown play; Rader
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros
1.

BRAVES 4TH: WOMACK REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Tillman out on
an unknown play; Lum singled; Reed out on a sacrifice bunt [Lum
to second]; Millan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Blefary out on an unknown play; Menke doubled;
Watson struck out; Edwards singled [Menke to third]; Reed threw
a wild pitch [Edwards to second]; TORRES BATTED FOR WOMACK;
Torres out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: SCHNEIDER REPLACED TORRES (PITCHING); Jackson out on
an unknown play; H. Aaron walked; Cepeda out on an unknown play;
H. Aaron was picked off first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou out on an unknown play; Morgan walked; Miller
doubled to left [Morgan scored]; STONE REPLACED REED (PITCHING);
Rader out on an unknown play [Miller to third]; Blefary out on
an unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Boyer out on an unknown play; Aspromonte out on an
unknown play; Tillman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke out on an unknown play; Watson out on an
unknown play; Edwards out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 2.

BRAVES 7TH: Lum singled; Stone reached on a fielder's choice on
a sacrifice bunt [Lum to second]; Millan doubled [Lum scored,
Stone to third]; Jackson out on an unknown play; BILLINGHAM
REPLACED SCHNEIDER (PITCHING); H. Aaron was walked
intentionally; Cepeda struck out; Boyer out on an unknown play;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: MCFADDEN BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; McFadden out on an
unknown play; Alou walked; Morgan out on an unknown play [Alou
to second]; Miller singled [Alou scored]; Rader flied out to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: GUINN REPLACED MCFADDEN (PITCHING); Aspromonte out
on an unknown play; Tillman struck out; Lum struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Blefary out on an unknown play; Menke singled;
UPSHAW REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Upshaw threw a wild pitch
[Menke to second]; Watson walked; Edwards grounded into a double
play (right to right to right) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Upshaw struck out; Millan singled; GARRIDO BATTED
FOR JACKSON; Garrido out on an unknown play; H. Aaron doubled to
right [Millan scored]; Cepeda struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: GARRIDO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); GEIGER BATTED
FOR GUINN; Geiger walked; Alou out on an unknown play [Geiger to
second]; Morgan out on an unknown play; Miller singled [Geiger
scored]; Rader out on an unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 6, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           6   9   0    7
 Astros           4   9   0    9


Data courtesy of Retrosheet