Atlanta Braves 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 65
Played on Tuesday, June 17, 1969 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    3  0  0    1  1  0  -   5 12  1
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    5  0  1  -   6 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Martinez ss,3b                5   1   3   0       0   1       3   7
Wynn cf                       5   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Menke 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
Edwards c                     4   1   1   2       0   0       6   0
Blefary 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      10   2
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McFadden ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Geiger rf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b,1b                   3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Griffin p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guinn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  12   4       3   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Menke (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (8,off Pappas).
HR: Edwards (2,4th inning off Pappas 1 on 1 out).
SH: Menke (4,off Pappas); Valdespino (1,off Neibauer); Griffin (2,off Neibauer).
GDP: Edwards (6,off Neibauer); Rader (12,off Upshaw).
Team LOB: 8.

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jackson ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   3
  Boyer ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Garrido ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez cf                   5   1   1   1       0   0       6   0
H. Aaron rf                   4   1   3   2       1   0       1   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       6   0
Carty lf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 2   1   0   0       2   1       3   1
Millan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Didier c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Lum ph,lf                   2   0   2   2       0   0       0   0
Pappas p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Neibauer p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  T. Aaron ph                 1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tillman c                   0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       35   6  10   6       4   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Millan-Jackson-Cepeda, Millan-Jackson-Cepeda.
E: Millan (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Cepeda (9,off Griffin).
HR: H. Aaron (18,9th inning off Billingham 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       6     3   2   2   3   3   0  24
Gladding                      0.2   5   3   3   0   0   0   7
Ray                           0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Guinn                         0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Billingham L(4-3)             0     1   1   1   0   0   1   1
Totals                        8    10   6   6   4   5   1  39

Griffin faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
Billingham faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
BK: Griffin (4).

Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas                        4     6   3   3   0   2   1  18
Neibauer                      3     2   1   1   2   1   0  12
Upshaw W(2-2)                 2     4   1   1   1   1   0  10
Totals                        9    12   5   5   3   4   1  40

Pappas faced 1 batter in the 5th inning

Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 9677


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Valdespino          lf        Jackson             ss
2. Martinez            ss        Gonzalez            cf
3. Wynn                cf        H. Aaron            rf
4. Menke               2b        Cepeda              1b
5. Edwards             c         Carty               lf
6. Blefary             1b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Geiger              rf        Millan              2b
8. Rader               3b        Didier              c
9. Griffin             p         Pappas              p

ASTROS 1ST: Valdespino singled to third; Martinez struck out;
Wynn flied out to center; Menke grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Jackson struck out; Gonzalez grounded out (first
unassisted); H. Aaron walked; Griffin balked [H. Aaron to
second]; Cepeda popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards flied out to center; Blefary flied out to
center; Geiger flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Carty grounded out (shortstop to first); Aspromonte
grounded out (shortstop to first); Millan grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader flied out to center; Griffin struck out;
Valdespino flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Didier grounded out (first unassisted); Pappas
popped to second; Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Martinez singled; Wynn doubled to left [Martinez
scored (error by Millan) (no RBI)]; Menke out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Wynn to third]; Edwards homered [Wynn
scored]; Blefary singled to right; Geiger made an out to third;
Rader flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Gonzalez flied out to left; H. Aaron grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cepeda doubled to right; Carty grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Griffin singled to left; NEIBAUER REPLACED PAPPAS
(PITCHING); Valdespino out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Griffin to second]; Martinez grounded out (shortstop to
first); Wynn popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Aspromonte walked; Millan popped to catcher in foul
territory; Didier forced Aspromonte (second to shortstop);
Neibauer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke walked; Edwards grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Menke out at second]; Blefary
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (first unassisted); H. Aaron singled to left;
Cepeda struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Geiger flied out to right; Rader walked; Griffin out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Rader to second];
Valdespino singled to left [Rader scored]; Martinez singled to
right [Valdespino to second]; Wynn was called out on strikes; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Braves 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Carty singled to right; Aspromonte walked [Carty to
second]; GLADDING REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Millan grounded
out (first to pitcher) [Carty to third, Aspromonte to second];
LUM BATTED FOR DIDIER; Lum singled to left [Carty scored,
Aspromonte scored]; T. AARON BATTED FOR NEIBAUER; T. Aaron
forced Lum (first to shortstop); Jackson singled to shortstop
[T. Aaron to second]; Gonzalez singled to center [T. Aaron
scored, Jackson to third]; H. Aaron singled to right [Jackson
scored, Gonzalez to third]; Cepeda singled to center [Gonzalez
scored, H. Aaron to third]; RAY REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING);
Carty flied out to right; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Braves 5.

ASTROS 8TH: LUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); TILLMAN REPLACED T.
AARON (PLAYING C ); UPSHAW REPLACED CARTY (PITCHING); Menke
singled to third; Edwards lined to second; Blefary walked [Menke
to second]; GERONIMO RAN FOR BLEFARY; Geiger singled to right
[Menke scored, Geronimo to third]; Rader grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Geiger out at second]; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 5.

BRAVES 8TH: MARTINEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); RADER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); MCFADDEN REPLACED GERONIMO
(PLAYING SS); Aspromonte struck out; Millan reached on an error
by Menke [Millan to first]; Lum singled to shortstop [Millan to
second]; Tillman walked [Millan to third, Lum to second]; GUINN
REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); BOYER BATTED FOR JACKSON; Boyer was
called out on strikes; Gonzalez popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 5.

ASTROS 9TH: GARRIDO REPLACED BOYER (PLAYING SS); GOTAY BATTED
FOR GUINN; Gotay struck out; Valdespino grounded out (second to
first); Martinez singled to center; Wynn singled to left
[Martinez to second]; Menke forced Martinez (third unassisted);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 5.

BRAVES 9TH: BILLINGHAM REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); H. Aaron
homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Braves 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1    8
 Braves           6  10   1    9


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