Chicago Cubs 11, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Friday, May 16, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1   10  0  0  -  11 15  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   1   2   1       1   1       2   4
Beckert 2b                    6   2   2   2       0   0       3   4
Williams lf                   4   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Hickman lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Santo 3b                      5   1   2   3       0   0       0   2
Banks 1b                      4   1   2   0       1   0       9   0
Hundley c                     5   2   3   2       0   1       7   1
Spangler rf                   4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Young cf                      4   2   2   2       1   0       3   0
Holtzman p                    5   0   1   1       0   3       0   0
Totals                       42  11  15  11       5   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hundley-Kessinger, Kessinger-Beckert-Banks.

BATTING - 
2B: Banks (3,off Dierker); Young (4,off Dierker); Santo (4,off Dierker); Hundley
(3,off Ray).
3B: Santo (2,off Dierker).
IBB: Kessinger (1,by Dierker); Williams (5,by Dierker); Banks (3,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Miller rf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Menke ss                      3   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    2   0   0   0       1   0       9   1
Alou lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Womack p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       28   0   3   0       2   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (4).

BATTING - 
GDP: Rader (6,off Holtzman).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Edwards (1,2nd base by Holtzman/Hundley).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman W(6-1)               9     3   0   0   2   7   0  30


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(5-4)                6.1  10   8   8   2   3   0  31
Billingham                    0.1   4   3   3   1   0   0   6
Womack                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Ray                           2     1   0   0   2   2   0   9
Totals                        9    15  11  11   5   5   0  47

IBB: Dierker 2 (4,Kessinger,Williams); Billingham (5,Banks).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 17053


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Morgan              2b
2. Beckert             2b        Miller              rf
3. Williams            lf        Wynn                cf
4. Santo               3b        Menke               ss
5. Banks               1b        Rader               3b
6. Hundley             c         Blefary             1b
7. Spangler            rf        Alou                lf
8. Young               cf        Edwards             c
9. Holtzman            p         Dierker             p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Beckert
flied out to center; Williams grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan popped to second; Miller grounded out (second
to first); Wynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo flied out to left; Banks doubled to center;
Hundley grounded out (shortstop to first); Spangler flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke was called out on strikes; Rader grounded out
(third to first); Blefary grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Young grounded out (pitcher to first); Holtzman struck
out; Kessinger singled to right; Beckert lined to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards
singled to center; Dierker struck out while Edwards was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Williams grounded out (second to first); Santo flied
out to right; Banks singled to left; Hundley struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan flied out to center; Miller was called out on
strikes; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

CUBS 5TH: Spangler grounded out (second to first); Young
grounded out (shortstop to first); Holtzman grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
grounded out (shortstop to first); Blefary walked; Alou flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Kessinger flied out to center; Beckert singled to
center; Williams grounded out (first to second to first)
[Beckert to second]; Santo tripled to center [Beckert scored];
Banks lined to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 6TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Dierker
struck out; Morgan popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: On a bunt Hundley singled to catcher; Spangler singled
to right [Hundley to third]; Young doubled to right [Hundley
scored, Spangler to third]; Holtzman struck out; Kessinger was
walked intentionally; Beckert singled to left [Spangler scored,
Young scored, Kessinger to third (on throw to 2b), Beckert to
second (error by Morgan)]; botched rundown; Williams was
walked intentionally; Santo doubled to left [Kessinger scored,
Beckert scored, Williams to third]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Banks was walked intentionally; Hundley singled to
left [Williams scored, Santo scored, Banks to second]; Spangler
flied out to center; Young singled to center [Banks scored,
Hundley to third]; Holtzman singled to center [Hundley scored,
Young to second]; Kessinger singled to center [Young scored,
Holtzman to third]; WOMACK REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING);
Beckert flied out to center; 10 R, 9 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 11,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller was called out on strikes; Wynn walked; Menke
singled to left [Wynn to second]; Rader grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Menke out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 0.

CUBS 8TH: RAY REPLACED RADER (PITCHING); MARTINEZ REPLACED
WOMACK (PLAYING 3B); Williams popped to third in foul territory;
Santo flied out to left; Banks popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: HICKMAN REPLACED WILLIAMS (PLAYING LF); Blefary
flied out to left; Alou popped to second; Edwards struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 0.

CUBS 9TH: Hundley doubled to left; Spangler walked; Young walked
[Hundley to third, Spangler to second]; Holtzman struck out;
Kessinger struck out; Beckert forced Young (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Martinez flied out to center; Morgan singled to
center; Miller flied out to center; Wynn flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs            11  15   0    9
 Astros           0   3   1    3


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