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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Atlanta Braves 42-40L1000 010 010 291
Houston Astros 39-43W3000 004 01x 581
Date of Game:  Wednesday, July 17, 1968
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones

Atlanta Braves Batting Stats

Felipe Aloucf33.066401000.2898213257256
Felix Millan2b24.331402000.285711430134
Hank Aaronrf34.162401000.252812033194713
Joe Torrec27.364400000.289549447270
Tommie Aaronlf28.347311010.255502661140
Deron Johnson1b30.000402000.191727404150
Bob Johnson3b32.135401100.28925724040
Sonny Jacksonss24.008301000.2397537111213
    Marty Martinezpr-ss26.328010000.20546125053
Jim Brittonp24.114200000.1762022000
    Ken Johnsonp35.031000000.08316270010
    Bob Tillmanph31.115000000.184495984131
    Tito Franconaph34.255100100.3075914842272
    Milt Pappasp29.067000000.12019337000
Totals: 3329210.2737199382 

Houston Astros Batting Stats

Dick Simpsonlf24.355501003.180452165122
Hector Torresss22.304300010.23670700152
Rusty Staub1b24.107200020.310847515470
Jimmy Wynncf26.127211020.2708163411369
Norm Millerrf22.162322000.240301142121
Denis Menke2b27.361310010.253747333302
Doug Rader3b23.352311210.23546933170
John Batemanc27.361402100.230555083161
Danny Coombsp26.116301202.3331857020
    John Buzhardtp31.334000000.20023299000
Totals: 2858575.2865263475 

Game Stats


2B:  Tommie Aaron (5), Sonny Jackson (5), Bob Johnson (2), Deron Johnson (9), Norm Miller (9), Dick Simpson (1)
RBIs:  John Bateman (16), Danny Coombs 2 (2), Tito Francona (27), Bob Johnson (4), Doug Rader 2 (17)
SH:  John Buzhardt (1)
GDP:  Hank Aaron (11), Bob Johnson (1), Doug Rader (3), Joe Torre (7), Jimmy Wynn (5)

Atlanta Braves Pitching Stats

Jim Britton  (L 4-3)24.1145.23445402.321.130002123
Ken Johnson35.0311.13001003.001.2500016279
Milt Pappas29.06712111104.401.2000022353
Pitching Totals:8855750 00059655

Houston Astros Pitching Stats

Danny Coombs  (W 1-1)26.11677221004.501.500001859
John Buzhardt  (Sv 3)31.33422000003.001.3100023308
Pitching Totals:9922100 00041367

Other Game Information


Wild Pitches:  Danny Coombs; 
Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jim Britton 0-0-0;  Ken Johnson 0-0-0;  Milt Pappas 0-0-0;  Danny Coombs 0-0-0;  John Buzhardt 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Jim Britton 25;  Ken Johnson 6;  Milt Pappas 6;  Danny Coombs 26;  John Buzhardt 8; 
Time of Game:  2:08    Attendance:  19,929
Umpires:   Home:   Frank Secory  1B  Ken Burkhart  2B  Harry Wendelstedt  3B  Bill Jackowski 

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