Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 7
Played on Sunday, April 11, 1971 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    3  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   4 10  1
HOU N    4  0  0    2  0  1    0  0  x  -   7 10  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Beckert 2b                    5   1   2   0       0   0       1   5
Williams lf                   3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Santo 3b                      3   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
Callison rf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Pepitone 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
Ortiz cf                      4   1   3   1       0   0       4   0
Martin c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Hands p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bonham p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Popovich ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Hickman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4  10   4       3   2      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kessinger-Pepitone.
E: Regan (1).
PB: Martin (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Beckert (2,off Wilson); Pepitone (3,off Wilson); Ortiz (1,off Wilson).
3B: Kessinger (1,off Wilson).
SF: Santo (1,off Wilson).
GDP: Popovich (1,off Wilson); Martin (1,off Wilson).
IBB: Martin (1,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       3   2   1   0       1   0       4   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   2   0       2   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   3       0   0       1   0
Watson lf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Geronimo lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 1b                      3   1   1   1       0   1       9   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Edwards c                     4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Wilson p                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   7  10   5       4   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Menke-Metzger-Menke, Menke-Metzger-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (2,off Bonham).
3B: Cedeno (1,off Bonham).
SH: Alou (1,off Regan).
SF: Cedeno (1,off Regan).
HBP: Menke (1,by Bonham).
GDP: Rader (2,off Bonham).
IBB: Morgan (1,by Regan).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (1,2nd base off Hands/Martin); Alou (1,2nd base off Bonham/Martin).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands L(0-2)                  0.2   4   4   4   2   1   0   8
Bonham                        4.1   3   2   2   1   1   0  17
Regan                         3     3   1   0   1   1   0  14
Totals                        8    10   7   6   4   3   0  39

WP: Hands (1).
HBP: Bonham (1,Menke).
IBB: Regan (1,Morgan).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(1-1)                 9    10   4   4   3   2   0  38

IBB: Wilson (1,Martin).

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 12978


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Alou                rf
2. Beckert             2b        Morgan              2b
3. Williams            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Santo               3b        Watson              lf
5. Callison            rf        Menke               1b
6. Pepitone            1b        Rader               3b
7. Ortiz               cf        Edwards             c
8. Martin              c         Metzger             ss
9. Hands               p         Wilson              p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger singled to right; Beckert doubled to left
[Kessinger to third]; Williams singled to right [Beckert to
third, Kessinger scored]; Santo hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Beckert scored]; Callison walked [Williams to second]; Pepitone
flied out to center; Ortiz singled to left [Williams scored,
Callison to third, Ortiz to second (on throw)]; Martin was
walked intentionally; Hands struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou walked; Morgan flied out to right; Cedeno
singled to center [Alou to third]; Cedeno stole second; Watson
walked; Menke singled to center [Watson to second, Cedeno to
third, Alou scored]; Martin allowed a passed ball [Menke to
second, Watson to third, Cedeno scored]; Hands threw a wild
pitch [Menke to third, Watson scored]; Rader was called out on
strikes; Edwards singled to left [Menke scored]; Metzger singled
to left [Edwards to second]; BONHAM REPLACED HANDS (PITCHING);
Wilson grounded out (pitcher to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 2ND: Kessinger flied out to left; Beckert flied out to
right; Williams popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Morgan doubled to left; Cedeno flied out to center; Watson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

CUBS 3RD: Santo flied out to left; Callison grounded out (first
unassisted); Pepitone doubled to right; Ortiz flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Menke struck out; Rader grounded out (second to
first); Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 4TH: Martin flied out to right; Bonham grounded out (second
to first); Kessinger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger flied out to center; Wilson grounded out
(pitcher to first); Alou singled to pitcher; Alou stole second;
Morgan walked; Cedeno tripled to right [Morgan scored, Alou
scored]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 6.

CUBS 5TH: Beckert singled to center; Williams walked [Beckert to
second]; Santo was called out on strikes; Callison popped to
first in foul territory; Pepitone grounded out (pitcher
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke was hit by a pitch; Rader grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Menke out at second]; Edwards
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 6.

CUBS 6TH: Ortiz doubled to left; Martin singled to right [Ortiz
to third]; POPOVICH BATTED FOR BONHAM; Popovich grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to first) [Ortiz stayed at
third, Martin out at second]; Kessinger tripled to left [Ortiz
scored]; Beckert popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: REGAN REPLACED POPOVICH (PITCHING); Metzger singled
to left; On a bunt Wilson reached on an error by Regan [Metzger
to second]; Alou out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Wilson to second, Metzger to third]; Morgan was walked
intentionally; Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to center [Metzger
scored (unearned)]; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 7.

CUBS 7TH: Williams flied out to left; Santo flied out to left;
Callison popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros
7.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke grounded out (second to first); Rader struck
out; Edwards singled to first; Metzger grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 7.

CUBS 8TH: Pepitone grounded out (second to first); Ortiz singled
to right; Martin grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to first) [Ortiz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Wilson flied out to center; Alou grounded out
(second to first); Morgan singled to pitcher; Cedeno popped to
pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 7.

CUBS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); HICKMAN BATTED
FOR REGAN; Hickman flied out to right; Kessinger grounded out
(first unassisted); Beckert popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4  10   1    7
 Astros           7  10   0    8


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