Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 77
Played on Sunday, June 29, 1969 (D) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   4 11  0
HOU N    1  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  9  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Jackson ss                    4   0   1   0       1   1       1   5
Gonzalez cf                   4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       8   2
Millan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       4   2
Boyer 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Lum lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Tillman c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  H. Aaron ph                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Didier c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reed p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Francona ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Doyle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Aspromonte ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  11   2       2   3      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez (7,off Dierker); Alou (8,off Dierker).
GDP: Gonzalez (9,off Dierker); Lum (3,off Gladding).
IBB: H. Aaron (11,by Gladding).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    4   0   1   0       1   0      11   0
Morgan 2b                     5   1   3   0       0   0       5   4
Wynn cf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
  McFadden lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdespino ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Miller rf                     5   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Menke ss                      2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Martinez ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Geiger lf,cf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       2   4
Dierker p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guinn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3   9   3       3   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Menke-Morgan-Blefary, Morgan-Martinez-Blefary.
E: Morgan (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (13,off Reed).
3B: Wynn (1,off Reed).
HR: Rader (5,2nd inning off Reed 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Menke (2,by Reed).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Blefary (5,2nd base off Reed/Tillman).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reed                          7     8   3   3   3   4   1  33
Doyle W(1-0)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Upshaw SV(15)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   3   3   3   5   1  40

HBP: Reed (2,Menke).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       8     8   2   2   1   3   0  31
Gladding L(1-2)               0.2   3   2   0   1   0   0   6
Guinn                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    11   4   2   2   3   0  38

Dierker faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Gladding (2,H. Aaron).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Dezelan
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 29221


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Alou                rf        Blefary             1b
2. Jackson             ss        Morgan              2b
3. Gonzalez            cf        Wynn                cf
4. Cepeda              1b        Miller              rf
5. Millan              2b        Menke               ss
6. Boyer               3b        Edwards             c
7. Lum                 lf        Geiger              lf
8. Tillman             c         Rader               3b
9. Reed                p         Dierker             p

BRAVES 1ST: Alou grounded out (second to first); Jackson flied
out to right; Gonzalez doubled; Cepeda flied out to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Blefary grounded out (first to pitcher); Morgan
flied out to right; Wynn singled; Miller doubled [Wynn scored];
Menke was hit by a pitch; Edwards forced Menke (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 1.

BRAVES 2ND: Millan grounded out (third to first); Boyer singled;
Lum grounded out (pitcher to first) [Boyer to second]; Tillman
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Geiger was called out on strikes; Rader homered;
Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); Blefary walked;
Blefary stole second; Morgan singled [Blefary to third]; Wynn
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Reed was called out on strikes; Alou doubled;
Jackson was called out on strikes; Gonzalez singled to left
[Alou scored, Gonzalez out at second (left to second)]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller grounded out (second to first); Menke walked;
Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first) [Menke to second];
Geiger walked; Rader forced Menke (third unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 4TH: Cepeda made an out to third; Millan made an out to
second; Boyer grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Dierker grounded out (second to first); Blefary made
an out to second; Morgan singled; Wynn tripled [Morgan scored];
Miller was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Lum popped to third in foul territory; Tillman flied
out to left; Reed was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke grounded out (third to first); Edwards
singled; Geiger flied out to right; Rader forced Edwards
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Alou made an out to second; Jackson singled;
Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first) [Jackson to second];
Cepeda made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Dierker was called out on strikes; Blefary singled;
Morgan forced Blefary (first to shortstop); Wynn made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Millan grounded out (third to first); Boyer flied
out to center; Lum singled; Tillman grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller flied out to left; Menke struck out; Edwards
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: MCFADDEN REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING LF); GEIGER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); FRANCONA BATTED FOR REED; Francona
grounded out (second to first); Alou singled; Joe Morgan and
Denis Menke collided; Menke left with injured shoulder;
Jackson walked [Alou to second]; Gonzalez grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Jackson out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: DOYLE REPLACED FRANCONA (PITCHING); Geiger grounded
out (pitcher to first); Rader flied out to center; Dierker was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED MENKE (PLAYING SS); Cepeda
singled; GLADDING REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Millan singled
[Cepeda to second]; Boyer singled [Cepeda to third, Millan to
second]; Lum grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Cepeda scored (no RBI), Millan to third, Boyer out at
second]; H. AARON BATTED FOR TILLMAN; H. Aaron was walked
intentionally; ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR DOYLE; Aspromonte reached
on an error by Morgan [Millan scored (unearned) (no RBI), H.
Aaron to second]; Alou singled [H. Aaron scored (unearned),
Aspromonte to third]; GUINN REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING);
Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R (1 ER), 4 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: DIDIER REPLACED H. AARON (PLAYING C ); UPSHAW
REPLACED ASPROMONTE (PITCHING); Blefary flied out to left;
Morgan singled; VALDESPINO BATTED FOR MCFADDEN; Valdespino
grounded out (third to first) [Morgan to second]; Miller flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4  11   0    7
 Astros           3   9   1   10


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