Atlanta Braves 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Monday, September 22, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    1  0  1    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   5 11  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    2  0  0  -   3 11  2
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Gonzalez cf                   5   2   3   2       0   0       0   0
H. Aaron rf                   4   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Carty lf                      4   0   2   2       0   0       0   0
  Alou lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Boyer 3b                      3   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
Didier c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Garrido ss                    4   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Upshaw p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   5  11   4       2   3      27*  2

* - Files missing details on 16 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. H. Aaron.
E: Niekro (3).
PB: Didier 2 (24).

BATTING - 
2B: H. Aaron (29,off Dierker); Carty (13,off Dierker).
SH: Didier (11,off Dierker).
GDP: Cepeda (12,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Alou lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       5   1   1   1       0   2       0   0
Miller rf                     3   0   2   1       1   1       0   0
Menke ss                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    4   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Dierker p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McFadden pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  11   3       2   8      27*  0

* - Files missing details on 22 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Miller, Miller.
E: Blefary (17), Rader (24).

BATTING - 
2B: Blefary (26,off Niekro); Alou (18,off Niekro).
HBP: Alou (3,by Niekro).
GDP: Edwards (17,off Upshaw).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(21-13)               6.1   9   3   2   2   7   0  31
Upshaw SV(26)                 2.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    11   3   2   2   8   0  39

WP: Niekro (17), Upshaw (5).
HBP: Niekro (5,Alou).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(20-11)              9    11   5   2   2   3   0  39

WP: Dierker (9).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 9831


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Millan              2b        Morgan              2b
2. Gonzalez            cf        Alou                lf
3. H. Aaron            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Carty               lf        Miller              rf
5. Cepeda              1b        Menke               ss
6. Boyer               3b        Blefary             1b
7. Didier              c         Rader               3b
8. Garrido             ss        Edwards             c
9. Niekro              p         Dierker             p

BRAVES 1ST: Millan out on an unknown play; Gonzalez singled; H.
Aaron walked [Gonzalez to second]; Carty singled [Gonzalez
scored, H. Aaron to second]; Cepeda grounded into a double play
(right to right to right) [Carty out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan struck out; Alou singled; Wynn out on an
unknown play; Didier allowed a passed ball [Alou to second];
Didier allowed a passed ball [Alou to third]; Miller walked;
Menke out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Boyer singled; Didier out on an unknown play;
Garrido out on an unknown play; Niekro struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Blefary singled; Rader out on an unknown play;
Edwards singled [Blefary to third]; Dierker struck out; Morgan
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros
0.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan singled; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Millan
to second]; Gonzalez singled [Millan scored]; H. Aaron out on an
unknown play; Carty out on an unknown play [Gonzalez to second];
Cepeda out on an unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou out on an unknown play; Wynn out on an unknown
play; Miller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros
0.

BRAVES 4TH: Boyer walked; Didier out on a sacrifice bunt [Boyer
to second]; Garrido out on an unknown play [Boyer to third];
Niekro out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke out on an unknown play; Blefary singled; Rader
walked [Blefary to second]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Blefary
to third, Rader to second]; Edwards out on an unknown play
[Blefary scored, Rader to third]; Dierker struck out; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Millan out on an unknown play; Gonzalez out on an
unknown play; H. Aaron doubled; Carty out on an unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan out on an unknown play; Alou was hit by a
pitch; Wynn struck out; Miller singled [Alou to second]; Menke
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros
1.

BRAVES 6TH: Cepeda singled; Boyer hit into a double play (right
to right to right) [Cepeda out at second]; Didier struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Blefary doubled; Rader struck out; Edwards out on an
unknown play [Blefary to third]; Dierker out on an unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 1.

BRAVES 7TH: Garrido reached on an error by Rader [Garrido to
first]; Niekro singled [Garrido scored (error by Blefary)
(unearned)]; Millan out on an unknown play [Niekro to second];
Gonzalez singled [Niekro scored (unearned), Gonzalez to second
(on throw to home)]; H. Aaron out on an unknown play; Carty
doubled to center [Gonzalez scored (unearned)]; Cepeda out on an
unknown play; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: ALOU REPLACED CARTY (PLAYING LF); Morgan struck out;
Alou doubled to left; Wynn singled [Alou scored]; Wynn was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Niekro [Wynn to
third]; Miller singled [Wynn scored (unearned)]; UPSHAW REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); Upshaw threw a wild pitch [Miller to second];
Menke grounded out (second to first) [Miller to third]; Miller
was out trying to advance to home (catcher to third); Bob
Didier's white finger guard flew off his finger and went to the
backstop; Norm Miller, mistaking it for the baseball, headed for
HP and was thrown out; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
5, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Boyer singled; Didier out on an unknown play;
Garrido out on an unknown play; Upshaw struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Blefary out on an unknown play; Rader singled;
Edwards grounded into a double play (right to right to right)
[Rader out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Millan out on an unknown play; Gonzalez out on an
unknown play; H. Aaron out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: MARTINEZ BATTED FOR DIERKER; Martinez singled;
MCFADDEN RAN FOR MARTINEZ; Morgan out on an unknown play
[McFadden to second]; Alou out on an unknown play [McFadden to
third]; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Astros
3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           5  11   1    7
 Astros           3  11   2    9


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