Atlanta Braves 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 150
Played on Thursday, September 16, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

ATL N    0  0  1    0  0  2    0  1  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  1    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  9  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Millan 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       5   5
Garr lf                       5   1   3   0       0   0       2   1
H. Aaron 1b                   3   0   1   1       2   1       8   1
Williams c                    5   1   1   0       0   1       5   2
Lum rf                        4   2   1   0       1   2       1   1
Evans 3b                      4   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
  T. Aaron 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Jackson cf                    3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Perez ss                      2   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Breazeale ph                0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Garrido ss                  1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Kelley p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  King ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Foster pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jarvis p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   4   9   4       5  11      27  14

BATTING - 
SF: Breazeale (1,off Richard).
IBB: H. Aaron (20,by Culver).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garr 2 (27,2nd base off Richard/Edwards,2nd base off Culver/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   5
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Thomas pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Geronimo rf                   3   0   0   0       1   2       4   0
Menke 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cook p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   9   3       2   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Edwards (2).
PB: Edwards (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (17,off Jarvis).
SH: Richard (2,off Kelley).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Metzger (12,2nd base off Kelley/Williams).
CS: Geronimo (1,2nd base by Kelley/Williams); Cedeno (9,2nd base by Kelley/Williams).

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kelley                        5     8   3   3   2   2   0  21
Jarvis W(6-13)                4     1   0   0   0   3   0  13
Totals                        9     9   3   3   2   5   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(2-1)                7     7   4   4   4   9   0  33
Blasingame                    0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Culver                        1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Cook                          0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     9   4   4   5  11   0  42

Richard faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
Blasingame faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
WP: Richard 2 (2).
IBB: Culver (9,H. Aaron).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 7906


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Millan              2b        Metzger             ss
2. Garr                lf        Morgan              2b
3. H. Aaron            1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Williams            c         Watson              lf
5. Lum                 rf        Mayberry            1b
6. Evans               3b        Geronimo            rf
7. Jackson             cf        Menke               3b
8. Perez               ss        Edwards             c
9. Kelley              p         Richard             p

BRAVES 1ST: Millan singled; Garr singled [Millan to second];
Richard threw a wild pitch [Millan to third, Garr to second]; H.
Aaron walked; Williams struck out; Lum struck out; Evans struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
flied out to center; Cedeno singled to left [Cedeno out at
second (left to shortstop)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0,
Astros 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); Perez
struck out; Kelley was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (second to first); Mayberry
singled; Geronimo forced Mayberry (second to shortstop);
Geronimo was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); Garr
singled; Garr stole second; H. Aaron singled [Garr scored];
Williams flied out to right; Lum made an out to shortstop; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Menke singled; Edwards flied out to right; Richard
out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Menke to second];
Metzger singled [Menke to third]; Morgan singled to right [Menke
scored, Metzger out at third (right to third)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Evans flied out to center; Jackson grounded out
(second to first); Perez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled; Watson singled [Cedeno to second];
Mayberry was called out on strikes; Geronimo walked [Cedeno to
third, Watson to second]; Menke forced Geronimo (shortstop to
second) [Cedeno scored, Watson to third]; Edwards flied out to
left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 2.

BRAVES 5TH: Kelley struck out; Millan struck out but advanced to
second on a wild pitch; Garr grounded out (second to first)
[Millan to third]; H. Aaron struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Richard made an out to second; Metzger walked;
Metzger stole second; Morgan struck out; Cedeno singled [Metzger
scored]; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Williams singled; Lum singled [Williams to second];
Evans struck out; Jackson walked [Williams to third, Lum to
second]; BREAZEALE BATTED FOR PEREZ; Breazeale hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Williams scored]; KING BATTED FOR KELLEY; King
singled [Lum scored, Jackson to third]; FOSTER RAN FOR KING;
Millan forced Foster (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: GARRIDO REPLACED BREAZEALE (PLAYING SS); JARVIS
REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING); Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Mayberry grounded out (first to pitcher); Geronimo
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: Garr flied out to left; H. Aaron grounded out
(shortstop to first); Williams grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke made an out to shortstop; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 3, Astros 3.

BRAVES 8TH: Lum walked; Edwards allowed a passed ball [Lum to
second]; Evans walked; BLASINGAME REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING);
Jackson singled [Lum scored, Evans to second]; CULVER REPLACED
BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Garrido was called out on strikes; Jarvis
made an out to first; Millan flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied
out to left; Cedeno made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Braves 4, Astros 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Garr singled; Garr stole second; H. Aaron was walked
intentionally; Williams made an out to catcher; COOK REPLACED
CULVER (PITCHING); Lum struck out; Evans forced H. Aaron (second
to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: T. AARON REPLACED EVANS (PLAYING 3B); Watson
doubled; THOMAS RAN FOR WATSON; Mayberry grounded out (second to
first) [Thomas to third]; Geronimo struck out; Menke grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           4   9   0   11
 Astros           3   9   1    4


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