Atlanta Braves 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 23
Played on Tuesday, April 29, 1969 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
ATL N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   2 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Alou lf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   0   0       1   1       2   2
Miller rf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Menke ss                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Blefary 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Lemaster p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Womack p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geiger ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       3   2      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Menke-Blefary.

BATTING - 
2B: Geiger (1,off Pappas).
SH: Edwards (1,off Pappas); Rader (1,off Upshaw).
GDP: Menke (1,off Pappas).
IBB: Miller (2,by Upshaw).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (6,2nd base off Pappas/Didier).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       4   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   5
H. Aaron rf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Cepeda 1b                     3   0   1   1       0   1      11   1
Aspromonte lf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Boyer 3b                      2   1   0   0       2   1       2   1
Didier c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Francona ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Aaron ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tillman c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jackson ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       3   2
Pappas p                      2   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       31   2  10   2       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Jackson-Millan-Cepeda.
E: Jackson (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Millan (4,off Lemaster); Didier (3,off Lemaster).
3B: Aspromonte (1,off Billingham).
SF: Cepeda (2,off Lemaster).
GDP: Jackson (1,off Coombs).
IBB: H. Aaron (6,by Lemaster).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: H. Aaron (3,2nd base by Womack/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(0-4)               4     6   2   2   2   2   0  20
Womack                        2     1   0   0   0   4   0   6
Billingham                    1     3   0   0   1   0   0   7
Coombs                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8    10   2   2   3   6   0  35

Billingham faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
IBB: Lemaster (2,H. Aaron).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas W(2-2)                 7     6   1   1   2   2   0  28
Upshaw SV(6)                  2     2   0   0   1   0   0  10
Totals                        9     8   1   1   3   2   0  38

IBB: Upshaw (1,Miller).

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Augie Donatelli
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 7251


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan popped to shortstop; Alou flied out to right;
Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Alou singled; Millan doubled [Alou to third]; H.
Aaron was walked intentionally; Cepeda hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Alou scored]; Aspromonte popped to third; Boyer grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); Miller
singled; Menke grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Miller out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Didier doubled; Jackson was called out on strikes;
Pappas struck out; Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Blefary popped to shortstop; Edwards flied out to
left; Lemaster popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); H. Aaron
popped to third in foul territory; Cepeda singled; Aspromonte
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan singled; Morgan stole second; Alou flied out
to center; Wynn lined to shortstop; Rader walked; Miller
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Boyer walked; Didier grounded out (second to first)
[Boyer to second]; Jackson flied out to left; Pappas singled
[Boyer scored]; Alou singled [Pappas to second]; Millan flied
out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke singled; Blefary singled [Menke to second];
Edwards out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Menke to
third, Blefary to second]; GOTAY BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Gotay
singled [Menke scored, Blefary to third]; Morgan walked [Gotay
to second]; Alou popped to third in foul territory; Wynn popped
to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Braves 2.

BRAVES 5TH: WOMACK REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); H. Aaron singled;
H. Aaron was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Cepeda
was called out on strikes; Aspromonte struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader struck out; Miller flied out to center; Menke
popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 6TH: Boyer struck out; Didier grounded out (second to
first); Jackson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Blefary grounded out (second to first); Edwards
grounded out (shortstop to first); GEIGER BATTED FOR WOMACK;
Geiger doubled; Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 7TH: BILLINGHAM REPLACED GEIGER (PITCHING); LUM BATTED
FOR PAPPAS; Lum flied out to left; Alou singled; Millan singled
[Alou to second]; H. Aaron flied out to left; Cepeda popped to
second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 8TH: UPSHAW REPLACED LUM (PITCHING); Alou singled; Wynn
singled [Alou to second]; Rader out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Alou to third, Wynn to second]; Miller was walked
intentionally; Menke forced Alou (third to catcher) [Wynn to
third, Miller to second]; Blefary grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Aspromonte tripled; Boyer walked; FRANCONA BATTED
FOR DIDIER; COOMBS REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); T. AARON
BATTED FOR FRANCONA; T. Aaron reached on a fielder's choice
[Aspromonte out at home (third to catcher), Boyer to second];
Jackson grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [T. Aaron out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Braves 2.

ASTROS 9TH: TILLMAN REPLACED T. AARON (PLAYING C ); Edwards
grounded out (second to first); MARTINEZ BATTED FOR COOMBS;
Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan reached on an
error by Jackson [Morgan to second]; Alou grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Braves 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   8   0   10
 Braves           2  10   1    9


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