Houston Astros 3, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 125
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, August 24, 1969 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  1    0  0  0  -   3  7  1
CHI N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   3       1   1
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Miller rf                     4   2   2   0       0   1       0   0
Blefary 1b                    2   0   1   1       2   0       5   2
Menke ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   1       1   0       4   3
Edwards c                     4   1   2   1       0   1      10   1
Wilson p                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       4  10      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Edwards-Rader-Blefary.
E: Rader (21).

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (15,off Johnson).
HR: Edwards (4,5th inning off Johnson 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Menke (9,off Johnson).
IBB: Blefary (7,by Johnson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Miller (4,2nd base off Johnson/Hundley).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Beckert 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Williams lf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       2   1
Santo 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   1       2   5
Banks 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Hickman rf,cf                 4   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
Hundley c                     3   0   0   0       1   2      11   0
Young cf                      2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Spangler ph,rf              2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Aguirre p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Popovich ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  N. Oliver pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Selma p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  W. Smith ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Nye pr                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   6   2       4  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Santo-Beckert-Banks, Williams-Kessinger.
PB: Hundley (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Williams (27,off Wilson); Hickman (7,off Wilson).
GDP: Williams (15,off Wilson).
IBB: Hundley (7,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(16-8)                9     6   2   2   4  10   0  37

IBB: Wilson (7,Hundley).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson L(0-2)                5.1   6   3   3   4   7   1  25
Aguirre                       1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Selma                         2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9     7   3   3   4  10   1  36

WP: Johnson (1), Selma (5).
IBB: Johnson (2,Blefary).

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 40439


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Alou struck out; Morgan singled to shortstop;
Hundley allowed a passed ball [Morgan to second]; Wynn struck
out; Miller grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger grounded out (second to first); Beckert
grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams doubled to left;
Santo singled to center [Williams scored]; Banks walked [Santo
to second]; Hickman doubled to left [Santo scored, Banks to
third]; Hundley was walked intentionally; Young struck out; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Blefary walked; Menke popped to third; Rader singled
to center [Blefary to third, Rader to second (on throw to 3b)];
Edwards struck out; Wilson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 2ND: Johnson was called out on strikes; Kessinger grounded
out (first to pitcher); Beckert struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (third to first); Morgan struck
out; Wynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 3RD: Williams popped to third in foul territory; Santo
struck out; Banks popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller doubled to right; Blefary singled to center
[Miller scored]; Menke grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Blefary out at second]; Rader flied to center;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Hickman singled to left; Hundley struck out; Young
struck out; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards homered; Wilson flied to center; Alou popped
to catcher in foul territory; Morgan struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Kessinger singled to left; Beckert flied to left;
Williams struck out; Santo popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn struck out; Miller singled to left; Miller
stole second; Blefary was walked intentionally; Johnson threw a
wild pitch [Miller to third, Blefary to second]; Menke walked;
Rader walked [Miller scored, Blefary to third, Menke to second];
AGUIRRE REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Edwards hit into a double
play (left to shortstop) [Menke out at third]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Banks singled to third; Hickman struck out; Hundley
forced Banks (third to second); SPANGLER BATTED FOR YOUNG;
Spangler grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: HICKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); SPANGLER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Wilson lined to left; Alou grounded
out (shortstop to first); Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: POPOVICH BATTED FOR AGUIRRE; Popovich walked; N.
OLIVER RAN FOR POPOVICH; Kessinger flied out to left; Beckert
reached on an error by Rader [N. Oliver to second, Beckert to
first]; Williams grounded into a double play (catcher to third
to first) [N. Oliver out at third]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: SELMA REPLACED N. OLIVER (PITCHING); Wynn was called
out on strikes; Miller struck out; Blefary popped to third; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: Santo grounded out (third to first); Banks popped to
third; Hickman flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Menke grounded out (third to first); Rader grounded
out (third to first); Edwards singled to center; Selma threw a
wild pitch [Edwards to second]; Wilson popped to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 9TH: Hundley struck out; Spangler flied to left; W. SMITH
BATTED FOR SELMA; W. Smith walked; NYE RAN FOR W. SMITH;
Kessinger flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs
2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   1    6
 Cubs             2   6   0    8


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