Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 61
Played on Friday, June 13, 1969 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   4 10  0
STL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Geronimo lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Martinez ss                   4   1   0   0       1   0       1   2
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       2   0       4   0
Menke 2b                      5   1   3   2       0   0       4   4
Edwards c                     5   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Blefary 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Geiger rf                     3   0   1   1       1   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       3   1
Lemaster p                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  10   4       4   1      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Martinez-Menke-Blefary, Martinez-Menke-Blefary.

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (13,off Washburn).
3B: Blefary (4,off Washburn).
HR: Rader (4,9th inning off Washburn 0 on 1 out).
SH: Lemaster (2,off Washburn).
GDP: Martinez (2,off Washburn); Rader (10,off Washburn).
Team LOB: 10.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Flood cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Pinson rf                     3   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Torre 1b                      4   0   4   2       0   0      10   1
Javier 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       6   4
McCarver c                    3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Shannon 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
  Ricketts ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maxvill ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  White ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Washburn p                    3   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Willis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davalillo ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       2   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Shannon-Javier-Torre, Shannon-Javier-Torre.
E: Shannon (8), Washburn (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Brock (16,off Lemaster); Torre 2 (10,off Lemaster 2).
GDP: Shannon (2,off Lemaster); Flood (7,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster W(5-7)               8     8   2   2   2   5   0  33
Gladding SV(12)               1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   2   2   2   5   0  37

WP: Lemaster (3).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Washburn L(2-7)               8.2   9   4   2   3   1   1  38
Willis                        0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Hoerner                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   4   2   4   1   1  41


Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 31908


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Valdespino          lf        Brock               lf
2. Martinez            ss        Flood               cf
3. Wynn                cf        Pinson              rf
4. Menke               2b        Torre               1b
5. Edwards             c         Javier              2b
6. Blefary             1b        McCarver            c
7. Geiger              rf        Shannon             3b
8. Rader               3b        Maxvill             ss
9. Lemaster            p         Washburn            p

ASTROS 1ST: Valdespino singled to right; Martinez grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Valdespino out at
second]; Wynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock doubled to right; Flood struck out; Pinson
walked; Torre doubled to center [Brock scored, Pinson scored];
Javier flied out to left; McCarver walked; Shannon popped to
first in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke doubled to left; Edwards flied out to center;
Blefary popped to catcher in foul territory; Geiger singled to
center [Menke scored]; Rader reached on an error by Shannon
[Geiger to third, Rader to first]; Lemaster grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Maxvill popped to third; Washburn flied out to
center; Brock struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Valdespino singled to center; Martinez grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Valdespino to second]; Wynn flied out to
left; Menke flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Flood singled to left; Pinson popped to second;
Torre singled to left [Flood to second]; Javier struck out;
McCarver flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards flied out to right; Blefary tripled to
center; Geiger walked; Rader grounded into a double play (third
to second to first) [Geiger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Shannon flied out to center; Maxvill popped to
first in foul territory; Washburn singled to center; Brock made
an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Lemaster singled to center; Valdespino forced
Lemaster (third to second); Martinez flied out to center; Wynn
walked [Valdespino to second]; Menke grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Flood lined to third; Pinson struck out; Torre
singled to center; Javier forced Torre (third to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Edwards grounded out (first to pitcher); Blefary
lined to second; Geiger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: McCarver singled; Shannon grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [McCarver out at second];
Maxvill flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader singled to center; Lemaster out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Rader to second]; Valdespino flied out
to left; Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Washburn struck out but advanced to first on a
wild pitch; Brock popped to catcher in foul territory; Flood
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Washburn out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn grounded out (second to first); Menke singled;
Edwards flied out to left; Blefary flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Pinson grounded out (first to pitcher); Torre
doubled to left; Javier lined to third; McCarver popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Geiger struck out; Rader homered; Lemaster grounded
out (shortstop to first); Valdespino reached on an error by
Washburn [Valdespino to second]; Martinez walked; WILLIS
REPLACED WASHBURN (PITCHING); Wynn walked [Valdespino to third,
Martinez to second]; Menke singled to left [Valdespino scored
(unearned), Martinez scored (unearned), Wynn to second]; HOERNER
REPLACED WILLIS (PITCHING); Edwards popped to second; 3 R (1
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING); GERONIMO
REPLACED VALDESPINO (PLAYING LF); RICKETTS BATTED FOR SHANNON;
Ricketts grounded out (second to first); WHITE BATTED FOR
MAXVILL; White grounded out (second to first); DAVALILLO BATTED
FOR HOERNER; Davalillo singled to center; Brock flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   0   10
 Cardinals        2   9   2    8


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