Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Saturday, May 17, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  3  1    0  0  x  -   5  8  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Beckert 2b                    5   1   3   0       0   0       2   1
Williams lf                   3   1   1   2       1   1       3   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
Banks 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Hundley c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Spangler rf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Young cf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Jenkins p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  W. Smith ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Nottebart p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aguirre p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jimenez ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4   9   3       2   3      24   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hundley-Beckert.

BATTING - 
2B: Beckert (4,off Wilson); Young (5,off Wilson).
3B: Beckert (1,off Wilson).
HR: Williams (3,5th inning off Wilson 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Williams (6,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     2   0   0   1       1   1       0   4
Miller rf                     4   1   2   1       0   2       1   0
Wynn cf                       2   0   0   2       0   0       2   0
Blefary 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      14   1
Menke ss                      4   0   1   0       0   2       2   6
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Alou lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Wilson p                      1   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gotay ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       27   5   8   5       3   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Menke-Blefary.
E: Morgan (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (8,off Jenkins).
3B: Miller (1,off Jenkins).
SH: Wilson (1,off Jenkins); Edwards (2,off Aguirre).
SF: Wynn 2 (2,off Jenkins,off Regan); Morgan (1,off Abernathy).
IBB: Blefary (1,by Regan).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Blefary (3,2nd base by Jenkins/Hundley).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jenkins                       4.1   6   4   4   1   4   0  20
Regan                         0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Nottebart L(1-1)              0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2
Aguirre                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Abernathy                     2.2   0   0   0   1   3   0   9
Totals                        8     8   5   5   3   8   0  35

Nottebart faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
IBB: Regan (2,Blefary).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(3-4)                 6     9   4   3   1   3   1  28
Gladding SV(5)                3     0   0   0   1   0   0  10
Totals                        9     9   4   3   2   3   1  38


Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 18307


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger reached on an error by Morgan [Kessinger to
first]; Beckert singled to center [Kessinger to third]; Williams
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Kessinger scored (unearned), Beckert out at second]; Santo
singled to right; Banks struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Miller
struck out; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Hundley singled to second; Spangler forced Hundley
(first to shortstop); Young walked [Spangler to second]; On a
bunt Jenkins struck out; Kessinger flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Blefary grounded out (second to first); Menke
singled to right; Rader flied out to right; Alou flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Beckert doubled to left; Williams struck out; Santo
grounded out (second to first); Banks flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to center; Wilson struck out;
Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Hundley flied out to left; Spangler flied out to left;
Young flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller tripled to left; Wynn out on a sacrifice fly
to left [Miller scored]; Blefary singled to right; Menke struck
out while Blefary was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Jenkins grounded out (shortstop to first); Kessinger
grounded out (second to first); Beckert tripled to center;
Williams homered [Beckert scored]; Santo singled to shortstop;
Banks lined to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader popped to first in foul territory; Alou
doubled to left; Edwards singled to left [Alou scored]; Wilson
reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Edwards to
second]; Morgan walked [Edwards to third, Wilson to second];
Miller singled to right [Edwards scored, Wilson to third, Morgan
to second]; REGAN REPLACED JENKINS (PITCHING); Wynn out on a
sacrifice fly to left [Wilson scored, Morgan to third, Miller to
second]; Blefary was walked intentionally; Menke struck out; 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Hundley flied out to right; Spangler grounded out
(shortstop to first); Young doubled to left; W. SMITH BATTED FOR
REGAN; W. Smith singled to center [Young scored]; Kessinger
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: NOTTEBART REPLACED W. SMITH (PITCHING); Rader
singled to third; Alou singled to right [Rader to second];
AGUIRRE REPLACED NOTTEBART (PITCHING); Edwards out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Rader to third, Alou to
second]; GOTAY BATTED FOR WILSON; ABERNATHY REPLACED AGUIRRE
(PITCHING); Gotay walked; Morgan out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Rader scored, Alou to third]; Miller struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 5.

CUBS 7TH: GLADDING REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); Beckert grounded
out (second to first); Williams walked; Santo popped to first;
Banks popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn popped to shortstop; Blefary grounded out
(pitcher to first); Menke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 5.

CUBS 8TH: Hundley grounded out (shortstop to first); Spangler
grounded out (pitcher to first); Young grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader struck out; Alou grounded out (first
unassisted); Edwards struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 5.

CUBS 9TH: JIMENEZ BATTED FOR ABERNATHY; Jimenez grounded out
(third to first); Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first);
Beckert grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4   9   0    7
 Astros           5   8   1    6


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