Chicago Cubs 11, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 123
Played on Saturday, August 23, 1969 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  3    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   5  8  2
CHI N    2  0  0    2  0  0    4  3  x  -  11 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf,lf                    4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   1       3   1
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   0       1   2       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   3       0   0       2   3
Menke ss                      4   0   0   0       1   3       0   4
Martinez lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   2       6   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   0       0   0       8   0
Griffin p                     2   2   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Miller rf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       33   5   8   4       4  10      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (16), Griffin (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Griffin (1,off Holtzman); Rader (23,off Holtzman); Edwards (17,off Holtzman).
SH: Griffin (4,off Holtzman).
SF: Alou (3,off Holtzman); Rader (2,off Holtzman).
HBP: Edwards (2,by Holtzman).
IBB: Wynn (10,by Holtzman); Menke (9,by Holtzman).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (33,2nd base off Holtzman/Hundley).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Beckert 2b                    4   3   1   1       1   0       1   3
Williams lf                   4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Santo 3b                      4   2   1   3       1   0       0   2
Banks 1b                      5   1   2   2       0   2       8   1
Hickman rf                    5   2   2   5       0   1       0   0
Hundley c                     3   0   1   0       1   1      10   0
Young cf                      4   0   1   0       0   3       6   0
Holtzman p                    4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       38  11  13  11       4   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Santo (23).

BATTING - 
2B: Williams (25,off Gladding).
HR: Santo (26,1st inning off Griffin 1 on 2 out); Banks (17,4th inning off
Griffin 0 on 0 out); Hickman 2 (13,4th inning off Griffin 0 on 0 out,7th
inning off Gladding 3 on 2 out).
IBB: Santo (5,by Gladding).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       6     6   4   2   2   5   3  27
Gladding L(2-4)               1.1   6   7   7   1   3   1  11
Blasingame                    0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    13  11   9   4   8   4  42

WP: Griffin (5).
IBB: Gladding (6,Santo).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman W(15-7)              9     8   5   4   4  10   0  41

HBP: Holtzman (2,Edwards).
IBB: Holtzman 2 (3,Wynn,Menke).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 27665


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (third to first); Morgan struck
out; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger lined to right; Beckert reached on an error
by Morgan [Beckert to first]; Williams flied to right; Santo
homered (unearned) [Beckert scored (unearned)]; Banks struck
out; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Menke flied to
center; Martinez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 2ND: Hickman flied to left; On a bunt Hundley singled to
pitcher [Hundley to second (error by Griffin)]; Young struck
out; Holtzman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Blefary walked; Edwards was hit by a pitch [Blefary
to second]; Griffin reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice
bunt [Blefary scored (error by Santo) (no RBI), Edwards to
third]; Alou hit a sacrifice fly to center [Edwards scored];
Morgan singled to second [Griffin to second]; Wynn singled to
left [Griffin to third, Morgan to second]; Rader hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Griffin scored (unearned)]; Menke was called out on
strikes; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger popped to third; Beckert walked; Williams
grounded out (third to first) [Beckert to second]; Santo
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Martinez flied to center; Blefary struck out;
Edwards popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs
2.

CUBS 4TH: Banks homered; Hickman homered; Hundley walked; Young
struck out; Holtzman singled to center [Hundley to third];
Kessinger popped to third in foul territory; Beckert forced
Holtzman (third to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Griffin doubled to left; Alou singled to shortstop
[Griffin to third]; Morgan grounded out (first unassisted)
[Griffin stayed at third, Alou to second]; Wynn was walked
intentionally; Rader doubled to left [Griffin scored, Alou
scored, Wynn to third]; Menke struck out; Martinez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: Williams lined to right; Santo grounded out (shortstop
to first); Banks grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Blefary struck out; Edwards doubled to left; Griffin
was called out on strikes; Alou grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: Hickman struck out; Hundley grounded out (pitcher to
first); Young singled to left; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Young
to second]; Holtzman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Wynn was called
out on strikes; Rader flied to center; Menke was walked
intentionally; Martinez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: GLADDING REPLACED MARTINEZ (PITCHING); MILLER REPLACED
GRIFFIN (PLAYING RF); ALOU CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
Kessinger singled to center; Beckert forced Kessinger (shortstop
to second); Williams doubled to center [Beckert to third]; Santo
was walked intentionally; Banks struck out; Hickman homered
[Beckert scored, Williams scored, Santo scored]; Hundley struck
out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Blefary grounded out (first to pitcher); Edwards
grounded out (second to first); Miller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 8.

CUBS 8TH: Young struck out; Holtzman singled to center;
Kessinger singled to third [Holtzman to second]; Beckert singled
to left [Holtzman scored, Kessinger to second]; BLASINGAME
REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING); Williams walked [Kessinger to
third, Beckert to second]; Santo forced Williams (third to
second) [Kessinger scored, Beckert to third]; Banks singled to
left [Beckert scored, Santo to second]; Hickman flied to right;
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 11.

ASTROS 9TH: Alou singled to right; Morgan flied to center; Wynn
flied to center; Rader singled to left [Alou to second]; Menke
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   8   2    9
 Cubs            11  13   1    7


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