Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 50
Played on Saturday, May 31, 1969 (D) at Forbes Field

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  2    1  0  x  -   3  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    3   1   2   0       1   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   1   1       2   1       0   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Miller rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Menke ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Alou lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     2   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bryant c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ray p                         2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   9   1       6   5      24*  0

* - Files missing details on 10 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller.
E: Rader (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Blefary (9,off Ellis); Morgan (4,off Ellis).
SH: Blefary (2,off Ellis).
GDP: Gotay (2,off Walker); Blefary (5,off Walker).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Alou (1,Home by Ellis/Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       3   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
Hebner 3b                     3   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Clemente rf                   4   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
Oliver 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sanguillen c                  3   1   2   0       0   1       5   0
Taylor lf                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Davis lf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Mazeroski 2b                  3   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Patek ss                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ellis p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Walker p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   7   2       1  12      27*  0

* - Files missing details on 17 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Clemente, Clemente.
E: Ellis (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Clemente (2,off Ray).
HBP: Hebner (1,by Billingham).
GDP: Patek (3,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Alou (5,2nd base off Ray/Edwards); Sanguillen (2,2nd base off Billingham/Edwards).
CS: Sanguillen (2,2nd base by Ray/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ray L(2-1)                    6     4   2   2   1   9   0  22
Billingham                    2     3   1   1   0   3   0   9
Totals                        8     7   3   3   1  12   0  31

HBP: Billingham (1,Hebner).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis W(3-5)                  7.1   8   1   1   5   4   0  34
Walker                        1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Kline SV(3)                   0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     9   1   1   6   5   0  39


Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Augie Donatelli
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 6663


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Blefary             1b        Alou                cf
2. Morgan              2b        Hebner              3b
3. Wynn                cf        Clemente            rf
4. Miller              rf        Oliver              1b
5. Menke               ss        Sanguillen          c
6. Rader               3b        Taylor              lf
7. Alou                lf        Mazeroski           2b
8. Edwards             c         Patek               ss
9. Ray                 p         Ellis               p

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

PIRATES 1ST: Alou singled; Hebner out on an unknown play [Alou
to second]; Clemente struck out; Oliver out on an unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader out on an unknown play; Alou singled; Edwards
singled [Alou to third]; Alou was caught stealing home [Edwards
to second]; Missed suicide squeeze; Ray struck out; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Sanguillen singled; Taylor struck out; Mazeroski
struck out; Sanguillen was caught stealing second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Blefary walked; Morgan doubled [Blefary scored,
Morgan out at third]; Wynn out on an unknown play; Miller out on
an unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Patek struck out; Ellis struck out; Alou out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke out on an unknown play; Rader struck out; Alou
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
0.

PIRATES 4TH: Hebner struck out; Clemente out on an unknown play;
Oliver out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards walked; Ray reached on an error by Ellis
[Edwards to second, Ray to first]; Blefary out on a sacrifice
bunt [Edwards to third, Ray to second]; Morgan lined to third;
Wynn popped out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Sanguillen struck out; Taylor struck out; Mazeroski
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller struck out; Menke out on an unknown play;
Rader singled; Alou out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Patek out on an unknown play; Ellis struck out;
Alou walked; Alou stole second; Hebner singled to third [Alou
scored (error by Rader), Hebner to second]; Clemente tripled
[Hebner scored]; Oliver out on an unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: DAVIS REPLACED TAYLOR (PLAYING LF); Edwards out on
an unknown play; MARTINEZ BATTED FOR RAY; Martinez out on an
unknown play; Blefary singled; Morgan walked [Blefary to
second]; Wynn out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: BILLINGHAM REPLACED MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Sanguillen
singled; Davis struck out; Sanguillen stole second; Mazeroski
singled [Sanguillen scored]; Patek grounded into a double play
(right to right to right) [Mazeroski out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Miller out on an unknown play; Menke walked; Rader
singled [Menke to second]; Alou singled [Menke to third, Rader
to second]; WALKER REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING); GOTAY BATTED FOR
EDWARDS; Gotay grounded into a double play (right to right to
right) [Alou out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: BRYANT REPLACED GOTAY (PLAYING C ); Walker struck
out; Alou struck out; Hebner was hit by a pitch; Clemente
singled [Hebner to second]; Oliver out on an unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: TORRES BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Torres singled;
Blefary grounded into a double play (right to right to right)
[Torres out at second]; Morgan walked; KLINE REPLACED WALKER
(PITCHING); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   9   1   11
 Pirates          3   7   1    4


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