Houston Astros 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 6
Regular Season Game 49
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Friday, May 30, 1969 (D) at Forbes Field

HOU N    2  1  2    1  0  0    0  0  3  -   9 15  0
PIT N    4  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   6 15  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    5   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   2   1       2   0       0   2
Wynn cf                       4   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Miller rf                     5   2   3   0       0   0       1   2
Menke ss                      5   1   4   3       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      5   2   1   0       0   2       0   0
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Geiger ph,lf                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Edwards c                     5   0   2   3       0   1      11   0
Griffin p                     2   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   9  15   9       5   7      27*  4

* - Files missing details on 7 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller-Blefary.

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (8,off Moose); Miller (9,off Moose); Rader (8,off Hartenstein).
3B: Edwards (1,off Dal Canton).
HR: Griffin (1,2nd inning off Moose 0 on 2 out); Morgan (6,4th inning off Dal
Canton 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Blefary (2,by Moose).
GDP: Edwards (4,off Dal Canton); Alou (3,off Hartenstein).
IBB: Geiger (1,by Hartenstein).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Morgan (6,2nd base by Moose/May).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Alley ss                      5   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
Hebner 3b                     5   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Stargell lf                   4   2   2   1       1   0       3   0
Oliver 1b                     5   0   2   1       0   2       3   0
Taylor rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Davis rf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mazeroski 2b                  4   0   3   1       0   1       1   3
May c                         4   0   1   0       0   3       7   0
Moose p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dal Canton p                1   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Hartenstein p               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Marone p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   6  15   6       2  10      27*  5

* - Files missing details on 9 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Mazeroski-Alley-Oliver, Taylor.
E: Alley (2).

BATTING - 
2B: May (5,off Griffin).
3B: Dal Canton (1,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Mazeroski (1,2nd base by Billingham/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       2.1  10   4   4   1   4   0  18
Blasingame                    1.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Billingham W(4-2)             4.1   3   1   1   0   6   0  14
Gladding SV(10)               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    15   6   6   2  10   0  41


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moose                         2     5   5   5   2   2   1  14
Dal Canton                    3.1   4   1   1   2   3   1  15
Hartenstein L(2-1)            3.1   6   3   3   1   2   0  16
Marone                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    15   9   9   5   7   2  46

Moose faced 2 batters in the 3rd inning
HBP: Moose (3,Blefary).
IBB: Hartenstein (1,Geiger).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 3:10   Attendance: 18381


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Blefary             1b        Alou                cf
2. Morgan              2b        Alley               ss
3. Wynn                cf        Hebner              3b
4. Miller              rf        Stargell            lf
5. Menke               ss        Oliver              1b
6. Rader               3b        Taylor              rf
7. Alou                lf        Mazeroski           2b
8. Edwards             c         May                 c
9. Griffin             p         Moose               p

ASTROS 1ST: Blefary out on an unknown play; Morgan walked;
Morgan was caught stealing second; Wynn walked; Miller singled
[Wynn to third]; Menke doubled [Wynn scored, Miller scored];
Rader struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Alou singled; Alley singled [Alou to third]; Hebner
singled [Alou scored, Alley to second]; Stargell singled [Alley
scored, Hebner to third]; Oliver singled [Hebner scored,
Stargell to second]; Taylor struck out; Mazeroski singled
[Stargell scored, Oliver to third]; May struck out; Moose popped
to first; 4 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou flied out to right; Edwards struck out; Griffin
hit an inside the park homer to center; Blefary was hit by a
pitch; Morgan reached on an error by Alley [Blefary to second,
Morgan to first]; Wynn forced Morgan; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 2ND: Alou singled; Alley forced Alou; Hebner struck out;
Stargell singled [Alley to third]; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller doubled; Menke singled [Miller scored]; DAL
CANTON REPLACED MOOSE (PITCHING); Rader forced Menke; Alou
grounded out (second to first) [Rader to second]; Edwards
tripled [Rader scored]; Griffin struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 3RD: Taylor flied out to center; Mazeroski singled; May
doubled [Mazeroski to third]; Dal Canton walked; BLASINGAME
REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Alou forced Dal Canton; Alley
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Blefary struck out; Morgan homered; Wynn flied out
to left; Miller singled; Menke struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 6, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Hebner grounded out (first unassisted); Stargell
walked; Oliver singled [Stargell to second]; Taylor singled
[Stargell scored, Oliver to third, Taylor out at second (right
to shortstop)]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING);
Mazeroski struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (second to first); Alou singled;
Edwards grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Alou out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: May struck out; Dal Canton tripled; Alou singled
[Dal Canton scored]; Alley flied into a double play (right to
first) [Alou out at first]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Billingham walked; Blefary flied out to left; Morgan
walked [Billingham to second]; HARTENSTEIN REPLACED DAL CANTON
(PITCHING); Wynn out on an unknown play; Miller flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 6TH: Hebner popped to catcher in foul territory;
Stargell grounded out (second to first); Oliver struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke singled; Rader struck out; Alou grounded into
a double play (right to right to right) [Menke out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 7TH: Taylor out on an unknown play; Mazeroski singled;
Mazeroski was caught stealing second; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 8TH: DAVIS REPLACED TAYLOR (PLAYING RF); Edwards out on
an unknown play; Billingham out on an unknown play; Blefary
singled; Morgan singled [Blefary to second]; Wynn struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 8TH: Hartenstein struck out; Alou out on an unknown
play; Alley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates
6.

ASTROS 9TH: Miller out on an unknown play; Menke singled; Rader
doubled to right [Menke to third]; GEIGER BATTED FOR ALOU;
Geiger was walked intentionally; Edwards singled to right [Menke
scored, Rader scored, Geiger to third]; GOTAY BATTED FOR
BILLINGHAM; Gotay forced Edwards (shortstop to second) [Geiger
scored, Gotay to first]; MARONE REPLACED HARTENSTEIN (PITCHING);
Blefary out on an unknown play; Debut game for Lou
Marone; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 9TH: GEIGER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); GLADDING
REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); Hebner out on an unknown play;
Stargell out on an unknown play; Oliver out on an unknown play;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  15   0   10
 Pirates          6  15   1    8


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