Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 4
Regular Season Game 142
Played on Monday, September 6, 1971 (N) at Atlanta Stadium

HOU N    0  3  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   6  9  0
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    3  0  0  -   4  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Geronimo rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       3   4
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Watson lf                     3   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Howard c                      4   2   2   1       0   1       7   0
Busse ss                      4   1   2   2       0   0       0   1
Mayberry 1b                   2   0   0   1       1   1       7   0
Spinks p                      4   0   1   1       0   2       0   2
Totals                       34   6   9   6       4   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Busse 2 (2,off Stone,off Neibauer); Morgan (26,off Stone); Watson (16,off
Stone).
SF: Mayberry (2,off Stone).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (34,3rd base off Stone/Williams).
CS: Watson (3,2nd base by House/Williams).

Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Garr lf                       5   2   3   0       0   1       3   0
H. Aaron 1b                   3   1   2   0       1   0       4   1
Williams c                    4   1   2   4       0   0       8   1
Evans 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Lum rf                        3   0   0   0       1   2       4   0
Jackson cf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Perez ss                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Stone p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Neibauer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Breazeale ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Versalles ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4   7   4       4   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Millan-H. Aaron-Williams.
E: Garr (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Garr (22,off Spinks).
HR: Williams (30,7th inning off Spinks 2 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Spinks W(1-0)                 9     7   4   4   4   7   1  38


Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone L(6-6)                  2.1   6   5   5   0   0   0  13
Neibauer                      2.2   2   1   1   3   2   0  13
House                         2     1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Barber                        2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9     9   6   6   4   6   0  39


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 7978


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Atlanta Braves           
1. Alou                rf        Millan              2b
2. Morgan              2b        Garr                lf
3. Cedeno              cf        H. Aaron            1b
4. Watson              lf        Williams            c
5. Rader               3b        Evans               3b
6. Howard              c         Lum                 rf
7. Busse               ss        Jackson             cf
8. Mayberry            1b        Perez               ss
9. Spinks              p         Stone               p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou out on an unknown play; Morgan out on an
unknown play; Cedeno out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Millan out on an unknown play; Garr singled; H.
Aaron out on an unknown play; Williams out on an unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Braves 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson out on an unknown play; Rader singled; Howard
singled [Rader to second]; Busse doubled [Rader scored, Howard
to third]; Mayberry out on an unknown play [Howard scored];
Spinks singled [Busse scored]; Alou out on an unknown play; 3 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Evans walked; Lum struck out; Jackson walked [Evans
to second]; Perez out on an unknown play; Stone struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Braves 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan doubled to left; Morgan stole third; Cedeno
out on an unknown play; Watson doubled [Morgan scored]; NEIBAUER
REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Rader out on an unknown play; Howard
singled [Watson scored]; Busse doubled [Howard scored]; Mayberry
struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan out on an unknown play; Garr struck out; H.
Aaron walked; Williams out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Spinks struck out; Alou reached on an error by Garr
[Alou to third]; Morgan walked; Cedeno hit into a double play
(second to first to catcher) [Alou out at home]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Evans out on an unknown play; Lum struck out;
Jackson out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Braves 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson walked; Rader walked [Watson to second];
Howard out on an unknown play; Busse out on an unknown play;
Mayberry out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Braves 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Perez out on an unknown play; BREAZEALE BATTED FOR
NEIBAUER; Breazeale struck out; Millan out on an unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 0.

ASTROS 6TH: HOUSE REPLACED BREAZEALE (PITCHING); Spinks struck
out; Alou out on an unknown play; Morgan out on an unknown play;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Garr doubled; H. Aaron singled [Garr to third];
Williams singled [Garr scored, H. Aaron to second]; Evans out on
an unknown play; Lum walked [H. Aaron to third, Williams to
second]; Jackson struck out; Perez out on an unknown play; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson singled; Rader struck out;
Watson was caught stealing second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: VERSALLES BATTED FOR HOUSE; Versalles out on an
unknown play; Millan out on an unknown play; Garr singled; H.
Aaron singled [Garr to second]; Williams homered [Garr scored,
H. Aaron scored]; Evans out on an unknown play; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 4.

ASTROS 8TH: BARBER REPLACED VERSALLES (PITCHING); Howard struck
out; Busse out on an unknown play; Mayberry walked; Spinks out
on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: Lum out on an unknown play; Jackson out on an
unknown play; Perez out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Alou out on an unknown play; Morgan out on an
unknown play; Cedeno out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Braves 4.

BRAVES 9TH: KING BATTED FOR BARBER; GERONIMO REPLACED ALOU
(PLAYING RF); King struck out; Millan out on an unknown play;
Garr out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Braves 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   0    6
 Braves           4   7   1    7


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