Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 110
Played on Wednesday, August 6, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  2  0    1  0  0    2  0  0  -   5  6  0
HOU N    0  0  2    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   4  6  3
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Beckert 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Williams lf                   4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Banks 1b                      4   2   2   0       0   0       6   0
Hundley c                     4   0   2   0       0   1       9   1
Hickman rf                    3   2   0   1       0   0       2   0
Qualls cf                     2   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
  Popovich ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Young cf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Nye p                         2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  W. Smith ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  N. Oliver pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Selma p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   6   3       1   7      27   6

BATTING - 
SF: Hickman (3,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hickman (2,Home off Billingham/Edwards); Qualls (2,2nd base off Billingham/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   1   1   3       0   0       3   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Menke ss                      3   1   0   0       1   1       1   3
Blefary 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
Martinez 3b                   4   0   2   1       0   0       0   4
Miller rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Edwards c                     4   2   2   0       0   0       8   0
Billingham p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Valdespino ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geiger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   4   6   4       3   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Wynn (5), Martinez 2 (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Martinez (4,off Nye); Blefary (23,off Selma).
3B: Edwards (6,off Nye).
HR: Alou (3,3rd inning off Nye 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (5,2nd base by Nye/Hundley).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nye W(3-5)                    6     5   4   4   3   5   1  26
Selma SV(1)                   3     1   0   0   0   4   0  10
Totals                        9     6   4   4   3   9   1  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(4-6)             7     6   5   2   1   6   0  29
Gladding                      2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     6   5   2   1   7   0  35


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 29449


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Alou                lf
2. Beckert             2b        Morgan              2b
3. Williams            lf        Wynn                cf
4. Santo               3b        Menke               ss
5. Banks               1b        Blefary             1b
6. Hundley             c         Martinez            3b
7. Hickman             rf        Miller              rf
8. Qualls              cf        Edwards             c
9. Nye                 p         Billingham          p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger flied to left; Beckert struck out; Williams
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou popped to third; Morgan flied to center; Wynn
walked; Wynn was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo grounded out (third to first); Banks singled to
center; Hundley was called out on strikes; Hickman reached on an
error by Martinez [Banks to third, Hickman to first]; Qualls
singled to third [Banks scored (unearned), Hickman to third
(error by Martinez)]; Hickman stole home and Qualls stole
second; Nye was called out on strikes; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Blefary
grounded out (shortstop to first); Martinez grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger grounded out (second to first); Beckert
grounded out (third to first); Williams struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller flied to left; Edwards singled to left;
Billingham was called out on strikes; Alou homered [Edwards
scored]; Morgan struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); Banks singled
to left; Hundley singled to right [Banks to third]; Hickman out
on a sacrifice fly to center [Banks scored]; Qualls grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied to left; Menke walked; Blefary flied to
right; Martinez doubled to center [Menke scored]; Miller flied
to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Nye grounded out (shortstop to first); Kessinger
grounded out (second to first); Beckert lined to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards tripled to right; Billingham struck out;
Alou reached on a fielder's choice [Edwards scored]; Morgan
flied to right in foul territory; Wynn was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Williams flied to left; Santo was called out on
strikes; Banks flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke popped to first; Blefary walked; Martinez
singled to left [Blefary to second]; Miller struck out; Edwards
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: Hundley singled to left; Hickman forced Hundley
(shortstop to second); POPOVICH BATTED FOR QUALLS; Popovich
lined to second; W. SMITH BATTED FOR NYE; W. Smith walked
[Hickman to second]; N. OLIVER RAN FOR W. SMITH; Kessinger
singled to left [Hickman scored, N. Oliver scored (error by
Wynn) (unearned), Kessinger to third]; Beckert flied to left; 2
R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: SELMA REPLACED N. OLIVER (PITCHING); YOUNG REPLACED
POPOVICH (PLAYING CF); VALDESPINO BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM;
Valdespino struck out; Alou grounded out (second to first);
Morgan flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: GLADDING REPLACED VALDESPINO (PITCHING); Williams was
called out on strikes; Santo grounded out (second to first);
Banks popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn struck out; Menke struck out; Blefary doubled
to right; Martinez flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
5, Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: Hundley grounded out (third to first); Hickman flied
to center; Young grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Miller flied to center; Edwards flied to center;
GEIGER BATTED FOR GLADDING; Geiger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5   6   0    3
 Astros           4   6   3    5


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