Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Tuesday, September 21, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   3  6  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mays cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Fuentes 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       5   3
Bonds rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
McCovey 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       4   2
Kingman lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Dietz c                       2   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  Rosario pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gibson c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Gallagher ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Speier ss                     2   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Lanier 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Cumberland p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Henderson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barr p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   5   1       1   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Speier-Fuentes-McCovey.

BATTING - 
2B: Bonds (30,off Billingham).
HR: McCovey (17,7th inning off Billingham 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Fuentes (6,by Billingham); Dietz (4,by Billingham).
GDP: Lanier (6,off Billingham); Fuentes (14,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Kingman (5,2nd base off Billingham/Howard).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       5   1
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Geronimo pr,lf              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn rf                       3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Menke 3b                      1   0   0   0       1   1       0   4
Howard c                      2   1   1   2       1   0       8   0
Mayberry 1b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Billingham p                  3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       27   3   6   3       3   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Morgan-Mayberry, Metzger-Mayberry.
E: Metzger (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (39,off Cumberland); Wynn (14,off Cumberland).
HR: Howard (2,7th inning off Cumberland 1 on 1 out).
SH: Menke (5,off Cumberland).
GDP: Morgan (4,off Cumberland).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Geronimo (2,2nd base by Barr/Gibson).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cumberland L(9-6)             7     5   3   3   3   4   1  28
Barr                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     6   3   3   3   4   1  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham W(9-15)            9     5   1   1   1   6   1  33

HBP: Billingham 2 (16,Fuentes,Dietz).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 1:52   Attendance: 7777


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Mays                cf        Metzger             ss
2. Fuentes             2b        Morgan              2b
3. Bonds               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. McCovey             1b        Watson              lf
5. Kingman             lf        Wynn                rf
6. Dietz               c         Menke               3b
7. Speier              ss        Howard              c
8. Lanier              3b        Mayberry            1b
9. Cumberland          p         Billingham          p

GIANTS 1ST: Mays struck out; Fuentes flied out to left; Bonds
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Morgan grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Metzger out at second]; Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey grounded out (second to first); Kingman
flied out to left; Dietz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; Wynn flied out to center;
Menke walked; Howard walked [Menke to second]; Mayberry grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros
0.

GIANTS 3RD: Speier reached on an error by Metzger; Lanier
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Speier out at second]; Cumberland struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Billingham struck out; Metzger made an out to
second; Morgan singled to right; Cedeno doubled to center
[Morgan scored]; Watson made an out to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Mays singled; Fuentes grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Mays out at second]; Bonds grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied out to left; Menke struck out; Howard
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 5TH: McCovey struck out; Kingman singled to center; Dietz
struck out; Kingman stole second; Speier walked; Lanier struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Mayberry struck out; Billingham flied out to right;
Metzger grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Cumberland flied out to center; Mays grounded out
(shortstop to first); Fuentes was hit by a pitch; Bonds doubled
to center [Fuentes out at home (center to second to catcher)]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 7TH: McCovey homered; Kingman flied out to center; Dietz
was hit by a pitch; ROSARIO RAN FOR DIETZ; Speier flied out to
center; Lanier grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GIBSON REPLACED ROSARIO (PLAYING C ); Wynn doubled
to left; Menke out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Wynn
to third]; Howard homered [Wynn scored]; Mayberry flied out to
right; Billingham singled to center; Metzger was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: HENDERSON BATTED FOR CUMBERLAND; Henderson grounded
out (first unassisted); Mays popped to catcher in foul
territory; Fuentes singled to center; Bonds grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: BARR REPLACED HENDERSON (PITCHING); Morgan flied out
to center; Cedeno made an out to third; Watson singled to right;
GERONIMO RAN FOR WATSON; Geronimo was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 9TH: GERONIMO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); McCovey flied
out to center; Kingman grounded out (third to first); GALLAGHER
BATTED FOR GIBSON; Gallagher flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   5   0    5
 Astros           3   6   1    4


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