Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Wednesday, June 4, 1969 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  0
CHI N    0  1  0    4  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    5   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Miller rf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Menke ss                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   1      11   0
Alou lf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Griffin p                     2   1   1   2       1   1       0   1
  Geiger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4   7   3       3   8      24   6

BATTING - 
HR: Griffin (2,4th inning off Jenkins 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Beckert 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Williams rf,lf                3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Santo 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Banks 1b                      4   2   2   2       0   1       7   0
W. Smith lf                   4   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
  Hickman rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hundley c                     1   1   1   3       2   0       9   0
Young cf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Jenkins p                     2   0   0   0       1   2       0   2
Totals                       29   5   5   5       4  10      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Santo (7,off Griffin); Williams (13,off Griffin).
HR: Banks (8,2nd inning off Griffin 0 on 1 out); Hundley (9,4th inning off
Griffin 2 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(2-3)                8     5   5   5   4  10   2  33

WP: Griffin 2 (4).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jenkins W(8-2)                9     7   4   4   3   8   1  37

BK: Jenkins (1).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Frank Dezelan, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 13360


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Blefary was called out on strikes; Morgan struck
out; Wynn walked; Miller walked [Wynn to second]; Menke flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Edwards flied
out to center; Alou flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo popped to shortstop; Banks homered; W. Smith
struck out; Hundley walked; Young was called out on strikes; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Griffin was called out on strikes; Blefary singled
to center; Morgan popped to second; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Jenkins struck out; Kessinger struck out; Beckert
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller singled to center; Menke flied out to left;
Rader singled to center [Miller to second]; Edwards struck out;
Alou singled to right [Miller scored, Rader to third]; Jenkins
balked [Rader scored, Alou to second]; Griffin homered [Alou
scored]; Blefary popped to shortstop; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Williams walked; Santo doubled to left [Williams to
third]; Banks singled to shortstop [Williams scored, Santo
stayed at second]; W. Smith struck out; Hundley homered [Santo
scored, Banks scored]; Young struck out; Jenkins walked; Griffin
threw a wild pitch [Jenkins to second]; Kessinger grounded out
(first unassisted); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan singled to center; Wynn was called out on
strikes; Miller grounded out (pitcher to first) [Morgan to
second]; Menke popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

CUBS 5TH: Beckert flied out to right; 32 minute rain delay
this half-inning; Williams doubled to center; Santo popped
to catcher in foul territory; Banks struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader grounded out (second to first); Edwards
singled to second; Alou forced Edwards (second to shortstop);
Griffin walked [Alou to second]; Blefary flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

CUBS 6TH: W. Smith was called out on strikes; Hundley walked;
Young grounded out (pitcher to first) [Hundley to second];
Griffin threw a wild pitch [Hundley to third]; Jenkins struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Wynn flied
out to center; Miller grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

CUBS 7TH: Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Beckert
grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

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

CUBS 8TH: Santo struck out; Banks flied out to center; W. Smith
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 9TH: HICKMAN REPLACED W. SMITH (PLAYING RF); WILLIAMS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Alou popped to third in foul
territory; GEIGER BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Geiger was called out on
strikes; Blefary flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 5.

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


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