Houston Astros 2, San Diego Padres 1 (21 innings)
Regular Season Game 157
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, September 24, 1971 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2 11  1
SD  N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    9   0   2   0       0   0       4   4
  Greif p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guinn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     8   0   0   0       1   1       0   4
Geronimo rf,lf                6   0   1   0       0   4       6   0
  Alou ph,lf                  3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cedeno cf                     8   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Chiles lf                     6   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howard ph,c                 3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Menke 1b                      8   0   0   0       1   4      22   2
Edwards c                     6   0   1   0       0   1      11   1
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ph,ss              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Busse 3b                      5   0   1   0       2   3       2   4
Forsch p                      5   0   2   0       0   2       2   1
  Wynn rf                     2   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Totals                       71   2  11   1       5  16      63  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howard-Metzger-Menke.
E: Metzger (16).

BATTING - 
HR: Chiles (2,4th inning off Kirby 0 on 2 out).
SH: Busse (1,off Ross); Cedeno (3,off Ross).
GDP: Metzger (5,off Kirby).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (38,2nd base off Kirby/Barton); Metzger 2 (14,2nd base off Kirby/Barton,2nd
base off Ross/Barton).
CS: Chiles (1,2nd base by Kirby/Barton).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gaspar lf                     6   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
  Murrell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Severinsen p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kendall ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ross p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Roberts ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Norman pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mason 2b                      9   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Jeter cf                      9   0   4   0       0   0       5   0
Colbert 1b                    9   1   2   0       0   2      19   0
Stahl rf                      9   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Jestadt 3b                    8   0   3   1       0   0       0   6
Barton c                      7   0   1   0       1   1      17   2
Hernandez ss                  3   0   0   0       1   0       3   3
  Brown ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dean ss                     3   0   0   0       0   2       3   4
Kirby p                       5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gaston ph,lf                3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Totals                       75   1  13   1       2  12      62  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mason-Dean-Colbert.
E: Jestadt (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Jeter (3,off Forsch); Jestadt (12,off Forsch).
IBB: Hernandez (1,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gaspar (1,2nd base by Forsch/Edwards); Jestadt (3,2nd base by Culver/Howard).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                       13     6   1   1   1   8   0  45
Ray                           3     3   0   0   0   1   0  14
Culver                        3     2   0   0   0   2   0   9
Greif W(1-1)                  1.2   2   0   0   1   1   0   8
Guinn SV(1)                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                       21    13   1   1   2  12   0  77

IBB: Forsch (5,Hernandez).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby                        15     8   1   1   3  15   1  55
Kelley                        1.2   0   0   0   2   0   0   7
Severinsen                    1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Ross L(1-3)                   3     3   1   1   0   1   0  12
Totals                       21    11   2   2   5  16   1  78

BK: Ross (1).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 5:25   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Metzger             ss        Gaspar              lf
2. Morgan              2b        Mason               2b
3. Geronimo            rf        Jeter               cf
4. Cedeno              cf        Colbert             1b
5. Chiles              lf        Stahl               rf
6. Menke               1b        Jestadt             3b
7. Edwards             c         Barton              c
8. Busse               3b        Hernandez           ss
9. Forsch              p         Kirby               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger out on an unknown play; Morgan walked;
Morgan stole second; Geronimo struck out; Cedeno out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Gaspar struck out; Mason struck out; Jeter out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Chiles out on an unknown play; Menke struck out;
Edwards out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Colbert singled; Stahl out on an unknown play
[Colbert to second]; Jestadt singled [Colbert scored]; Barton
reached on a fielder's choice [Jestadt to second]; Hernandez out
on an unknown play; Kirby struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Busse walked; Forsch struck out; Metzger out on an
unknown play; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Padres 1.

PADRES 3RD: Gaspar singled; Gaspar was caught stealing second;
Mason out on an unknown play; Jeter out on an unknown play; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Geronimo struck out; Cedeno out on an unknown play;
Chiles homered; Menke out on an unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 4TH: Colbert struck out; Stahl struck out; Jestadt out on
an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards singled; Busse out on an unknown play;
Forsch singled [Edwards to second]; Metzger out on an unknown
play; Morgan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 5TH: Barton out on an unknown play; Hernandez out on an
unknown play; Kirby out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Geronimo struck out; Cedeno out on an unknown play;
Chiles singled; Chiles was caught stealing second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 6TH: Gaspar struck out; Mason out on an unknown play;
Jeter out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke struck out; Edwards struck out; Busse struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 7TH: Colbert out on an unknown play; Stahl struck out;
Jestadt out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Forsch singled to third; Metzger out on an unknown
play; Morgan reached on an error by Jestadt [Forsch to second];
Geronimo singled [Forsch to third, Morgan to second]; Cedeno
reached on a fielder's choice [Forsch out at home, Morgan to
third, Geronimo to second]; Chiles struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 8TH: Barton out on an unknown play; Hernandez out on an
unknown play; Kirby out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Menke struck out; Edwards out on an unknown play;
Busse struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 9TH: Gaspar out on an unknown play; Mason out on an
unknown play; Jeter doubled; Colbert struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 10TH: Forsch struck out; Metzger out on an unknown play;
Morgan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 1.

PADRES 10TH: Stahl out on an unknown play; Jestadt doubled;
Barton out on an unknown play; Hernandez was walked
intentionally; Kirby flied out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 11TH: Geronimo struck out; Cedeno out on an unknown play;
Chiles out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 1.

PADRES 11TH: Gaspar out on an unknown play; Mason out on an
unknown play; Jeter out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 12TH: Menke out on an unknown play; Edwards out on an
unknown play; Busse struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 1.

PADRES 12TH: Colbert out on an unknown play; Stahl out on an
unknown play; Jestadt out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 13TH: Forsch out on an unknown play; Metzger singled;
Morgan out on an unknown play; Metzger stole second; Geronimo
lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 13TH: Barton singled; Barton was picked off first; BROWN
BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Brown out on an unknown play; Kirby out on
an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 14TH: DEAN REPLACED BROWN (PLAYING SS); Cedeno out on an
unknown play; Chiles out on an unknown play; Menke out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 14TH: RAY REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); WYNN REPLACED
FORSCH (PLAYING RF); GERONIMO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
Gaspar out on an unknown play; Mason singled; Jeter singled
[Mason to second]; Colbert reached on a fielder's choice [Mason
to third, Jeter to second]; Stahl was called out on strikes;
Jestadt out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 1.

ASTROS 15TH: Edwards out on an unknown play; Busse singled; Wynn
walked [Busse to second]; Metzger grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 15TH: Barton out on an unknown play; Dean reached on an
error by Metzger; GASTON BATTED FOR KIRBY; Gaston flied out on
an unknown play in foul territory; MURRELL BATTED FOR GASPAR;
Murrell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 16TH: KELLEY REPLACED MURRELL (PITCHING); GASTON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Morgan out on an unknown play; ALOU BATTED
FOR GERONIMO; Alou out on an unknown play; Cedeno out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 16TH: ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Mason out on an
unknown play; Jeter singled; Colbert out on an unknown play;
Stahl out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 1.

ASTROS 17TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR RAY; Howard out on an unknown
play; Menke walked; WATSON BATTED FOR EDWARDS; Watson out on an
unknown play; Busse walked [Menke to second]; SEVERINSEN
REPLACED KELLEY (PITCHING); Wynn flied out on an unknown play; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 17TH: CULVER REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); HOWARD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); Jestadt singled; Barton struck out; Dean
struck out while Jestadt was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 18TH: Metzger out on an unknown play; Morgan out on an
unknown play; Alou out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 18TH: Gaston out on an unknown play; KENDALL BATTED FOR
SEVERINSEN; Kendall out on an unknown play; Mason out on an
unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 19TH: ROSS REPLACED KENDALL (PITCHING); Cedeno out on an
unknown play; Howard out on an unknown play; Menke struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 19TH: Jeter singled; Colbert out on an unknown play;
Stahl out on an unknown play; Jeter was picked off first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 20TH: MARTINEZ BATTED FOR CULVER; Martinez singled; Busse
out on a sacrifice bunt [Martinez to second]; Wynn out on an
unknown play; Metzger singled [Martinez to third]; Metzger stole
second; Morgan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 20TH: GREIF REPLACED METZGER (PITCHING); MARTINEZ STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Jestadt out on an unknown play; Barton
walked; Dean struck out; Gaston out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

ASTROS 21ST: Alou singled; Cedeno out on a sacrifice bunt [Alou
to second]; Howard out on an unknown play [Alou to third]; Ross
balked [Alou scored]; Menke out on an unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

PADRES 21ST: ROBERTS BATTED FOR ROSS; Roberts singled; NORMAN
RAN FOR ROBERTS; Mason out on an unknown play; Jeter out on an
unknown play; Colbert singled [Norman to second]; GUINN REPLACED
GREIF (PITCHING); Stahl out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  11   1   13
 Padres           1  13   1   13


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