St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 55
Played on Friday, June 6, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    2  0  0    0  0  1    1  1  1  -   6 12  0
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   0   2   1       0   1       2   0
Flood cf                      4   2   2   0       1   1       4   0
Pinson rf                     5   1   1   2       0   0       2   0
Torre 1b                      2   2   1   0       3   0       6   0
McCarver c                    5   0   3   1       0   0       5   0
Shannon 3b                    5   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Javier 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   2       3   1
Maxvill ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Davalillo ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Huntz ss                    0   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Briles p                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  12   5       5   8      27   3

BATTING - 
2B: Brock (14,off Billingham); Shannon (6,off Billingham).
HR: Pinson (2,1st inning off Wilson 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Maxvill (3,off Wilson).
IBB: Torre (7,by Coombs).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    4   1   2   0       1   0       9   1
Morgan 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   1       6   6
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Miller rf                     4   1   2   3       0   1       0   0
Menke ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Martinez 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Wilson p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Blasingame pr               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geiger ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   8   3       3   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Martinez-Morgan-Blefary.
E: Martinez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Blefary (10,off Briles); Martinez (2,off Briles); Geiger (3,off Briles).
HR: Miller (1,1st inning off Briles 2 on 1 out).
IBB: Edwards (6,by Briles).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles W(4-4)                 8.1   8   3   3   3   4   1  36
Hoerner SV(6)                 0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3   5   1  38

WP: Briles (3).
IBB: Briles (1,Edwards).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson                        4     4   2   2   2   2   1  17
Ray                           1.1   2   1   0   1   3   0   8
Coombs L(0-1)                 1.1   3   1   1   1   0   0   7
Billingham                    2.1   3   2   2   1   3   0  11
Totals                        9    12   6   5   5   8   1  43

IBB: Coombs (1,Torre).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 20297


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Blefary             1b
2. Flood               cf        Morgan              2b
3. Pinson              rf        Wynn                cf
4. Torre               1b        Miller              rf
5. McCarver            c         Menke               ss
6. Shannon             3b        Edwards             c
7. Javier              2b        Martinez            3b
8. Maxvill             ss        Alou                lf
9. Briles              p         Wilson              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock flied out to left; Flood walked; Pinson
homered [Flood scored]; Torre lined to left; McCarver singled;
Shannon singled to center [McCarver to third]; Javier forced
Shannon (third to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Blefary doubled to left; Morgan walked; Wynn struck
out; Miller homered [Blefary scored, Morgan scored]; Menke flied
out to center; Edwards flied out to center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Maxvill grounded out (second to first); Briles
struck out; Brock grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Martinez doubled to left; Alou popped to second;
Wilson popped to second; Blefary flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Flood struck out; Pinson grounded out (shortstop
to first); Torre walked; McCarver popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan popped to shortstop; Wynn singled; Miller
singled to center [Wynn to third]; Briles threw a wild pitch
[Miller to second]; Menke flied to right in foul territory;
Edwards was walked intentionally; Martinez grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Shannon popped to third in foul territory; Javier
singled to left; Maxvill grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Javier out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou popped to shortstop in foul territory; Wilson
singled to left; Don Wilson left with injured hip;
BLASINGAME RAN FOR WILSON; Blefary singled to left [Blasingame
to second]; Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Wynn
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
3.

CARDINALS 5TH: RAY REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Briles struck
out; Brock struck out; Flood singled to left; Pinson grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller was called out on strikes; Menke was called
out on strikes; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Torre walked; McCarver singled to center [Torre
to third]; Shannon struck out; Javier reached on an error by
Martinez [Torre scored (unearned) (no RBI), McCarver to third,
Javier to first]; DAVALILLO BATTED FOR MAXVILL; COOMBS REPLACED
RAY (PITCHING); Davalillo popped to first; Briles forced Javier
(third to second); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: HUNTZ REPLACED DAVALILLO (PLAYING SS); Martinez
lined to right; Alou grounded out (first unassisted); Coombs was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Brock singled to left [Brock out at second (left
to second)]; Flood singled to center; Pinson grounded out
(second to first) [Flood to second]; Torre was walked
intentionally; McCarver singled to center [Flood scored, Torre
to third, McCarver to second (on throw)]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED
COOMBS (PITCHING); Shannon grounded out (second to first); 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Blefary walked; Morgan flied out to left; Wynn flied
out to left; Miller grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Javier struck out; Huntz walked; Briles struck
out; Brock doubled to left [Huntz scored]; Flood popped to
second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke popped to shortstop; Edwards grounded out
(shortstop to first); Martinez lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: Pinson grounded out (second to first); Torre
singled to left; McCarver grounded out (third to first) [Torre
to second]; Shannon doubled to right [Torre scored]; Javier
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Alou lined to center; GEIGER BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM;
Geiger doubled to right; HOERNER REPLACED BRILES (PITCHING);
Blefary grounded out (first unassisted) [Geiger to third];
Morgan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        6  12   0   10
 Astros           3   8   1    8


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