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Houston Astros 58-57W1100 001 470 13141
St. Louis Cardinals 46-62L2020 000 020 474
Date of Game:  Monday, August 09, 1976
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Feats and Milestones
  • Cesar Cedeno - 4 runs scored, 5 RBis, 4 hits
  • Dan Larson - 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
  • Garry Templeton - 1st career game, 1st career hit


  • Top Inning 1

    Greg Gross vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jerry Davanon vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Cesar Cedeno vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Tripled . advancement unknown1 on error by
    Bob Watson vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Jose Cruz vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros lead St. Louis Cardinals 1-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Jerry Mumphrey vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Garry Templeton vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Lou Brock vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros lead St. Louis Cardinals 1-0


    Top Inning 2

    Ken Boswell vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ed Herrmann vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Roger Metzger vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros lead St. Louis Cardinals 1-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Ted Simmons vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Willie Crawford vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Keith Hernandez vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Willie Crawford advanced to 2b
    Don Kessinger vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Willie Crawford scored, Keith Hernandez scored
    Hector Cruz vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Bob Forsch vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    St. Louis Cardinals lead Houston Astros 2-1


    Top Inning 3

    Dan Larson vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Greg Gross vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Jerry Davanon vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Greg Gross advanced to 2b
    Unknown event PO2(14) (8)
    Unknown
    Cesar Cedeno vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    St. Louis Cardinals lead Houston Astros 2-1


    Bottom Inning 3

    Jerry Mumphrey vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Garry Templeton vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Unknown event PB.1-2# (10)
    Unknown. Garry Templeton advanced to 2b
    Lou Brock vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ted Simmons vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    St. Louis Cardinals lead Houston Astros 2-1


    Top Inning 4

    Bob Watson vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jose Cruz vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Jose Cruz stole second base
    Ken Boswell vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Jose Cruz advanced to 3b
    Ed Herrmann vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    St. Louis Cardinals lead Houston Astros 2-1


    Bottom Inning 4

    Willie Crawford vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Keith Hernandez vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Don Kessinger vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Keith Hernandez advanced to 3b
    Hector Cruz vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    St. Louis Cardinals lead Houston Astros 2-1


    Top Inning 5

    Roger Metzger vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Dan Larson vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Greg Gross vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jerry Davanon vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    St. Louis Cardinals lead Houston Astros 2-1


    Bottom Inning 5

    Bob Forsch vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jerry Mumphrey vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Garry Templeton vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    St. Louis Cardinals lead Houston Astros 2-1


    Top Inning 6

    Cesar Cedeno vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Bob Watson vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jose Cruz vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ken Boswell vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 2-2


    Bottom Inning 6

    Lou Brock vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ted Simmons vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Willie Crawford vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 2-2


    Top Inning 7

    Ed Herrmann vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Roger Metzger vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Dan Larson vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Ed Herrmann advanced to 2b
    Greg Gross vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jerry Davanon vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Ed Herrmann advanced to 3b, Dan Larson advanced to 2b
    Cesar Cedeno vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Ed Herrmann scored, Dan Larson scored, Jerry Davanon scored
    Wild pitch by Bob Forsch
    Cesar Cedeno advanced to 3b
    Bob Watson vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Cesar Cedeno scored
    Jose Cruz vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros lead St. Louis Cardinals 6-2


    Bottom Inning 7

    Keith Hernandez vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Don Kessinger vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Hector Cruz vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros lead St. Louis Cardinals 6-2


    Top Inning 8

    Ken Boswell vs Bob Forsch  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Ed Herrmann vs Mike Wallace  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Ken Boswell advanced to 2b
    Roger Metzger vs Mike Wallace  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Ken Boswell advanced to 3b, Ed Herrmann advanced to 2b
    Dan Larson vs Mike Wallace  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Ken Boswell scored, Ed Herrmann advanced to 3b, Roger Metzger advanced to 2b
    Greg Gross vs Mike Wallace  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Ed Herrmann scored, Roger Metzger scored, Dan Larson advanced to 3b
    Jerry Davanon vs Eddie Solomon  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Dan Larson scored, Greg Gross advanced to 3b
    Cesar Cedeno vs Eddie Solomon  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Greg Gross scored, Jerry Davanon scored, advancement unknown
    Bob Watson vs Eddie Solomon  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jose Cruz vs Eddie Solomon  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Cesar Cedeno scored
    Ken Boswell vs Eddie Solomon  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros lead St. Louis Cardinals 13-2


    Bottom Inning 8

    Ron Fairly vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jerry Mumphrey vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Garry Templeton vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Jerry Mumphrey advanced to 2b
    Lou Brock vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Jerry Mumphrey scored, Garry Templeton advanced to 3b
    Ted Simmons vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Garry Templeton scored
    Joe Ferguson vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Lou Brock advanced to 2b
    Keith Hernandez vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros lead St. Louis Cardinals 13-4


    Top Inning 9

    Ed Herrmann vs John Curtis  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Roger Metzger vs John Curtis  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Dan Larson vs John Curtis  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros lead St. Louis Cardinals 13-4


    Bottom Inning 9

    Don Kessinger vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Hector Cruz vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ron Fairly vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Jerry Mumphrey vs Dan Larson  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Houston Astros beat St. Louis Cardinals 13-4


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