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St. Louis Cardinals 7 Houston Astros 4

+ Boxscore: Sun, September 15,1968
1968-09-14 - 1968-09-16
  123 456 789  R H E
St. Louis Cardinals (93-58)102 022 000 7151
Houston Astros (63-68)200 001 010 4111
Date of Game: Sun, September 15,1968
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 16,638
Time of Game: 2:29

Feats and Milestones
Curt Flood:5 hits
Leon McFadden:1st career stolen base
Winning Pitcher: Steve Carlton (13-11)
Losing Pitcher: Don Wilson (13-13)

Home Runs: Roger Maris (5), Jimmy Wynn (21)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET9656.632--630460170W6
SLN9358.6162.5550439111W2
BAL8665.5709.554447074L1
NYA8171.53315.051147635W10
CLE8272.53215.049748314W1
CIN7970.53015.564461925W1
SFN8071.53015.554049743L1
BOS7971.52716.0570573-3L2
CHN7974.51617.55815801W1
OAK7775.50719.05225175L3
ATL6569.48522.0417447-30W1
HOU6368.48122.5426446-20L2
PHI7179.47324.0506574-68L1
MIN7179.47324.052450420W2
LAN6780.45626.5417467-50L1
PIT5971.45426.04364288W2
NYN6884.44728.0437457-20L2
CAL6586.43030.5472574-102W2
CHA6289.41133.5431487-56L2
WS25893.38437.5484641-157L4
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    St. Louis Cardinals Batting
    SLNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lou Brocklf29.0894
    23010.278104554655
    Curt Floodcf30.2405
    25100.302157855711
    Roger Marisrf34.0053
    11312.26014505430
    Orlando Cepeda1b30.3635
    02202.249152116708
    Tim McCarverc26.3344
    01010.2558305474
    Mike Shannon3b29.0725
    01001.26866715761
    Julian Javier2b32.0374
    01010.256119934810
    Dal Maxvillss29.2095
    10001.2456661230
    Steve Carltonp23.2674
    11003.16984230
    Totals39715649.26411069040-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Denis Menke2b28.0564
    11010.2467836495
    Norm Millerlf22.2224
    01012.2431474205
    Jimmy Wynncf26.1874
    22210.260682215810
    Doug Rader3b24.0475
    11002.2541235321
    Rusty Staubrf24.1674
    03000.3058015611
    Nate Colbert1b22.1593
    01101.24129041
    John Batemanc28.0564
    00002.2465484301
    Hal Kingc24.227000000.20031020
    Leon McFaddenss24.1422
    01011.2738001
    Danny Coombsp26.176000000.28668020
    Bob Aspromonteph30.0881
    01100.23410551391
    Steve Sheap25.284000000.00021000
    Don Wilsonp23.2151
    00000.21557160
    Julio Gotayph29.0981
    00001.241330191
    John Buzhardtp32.029000000.286309010
    Hector Torresph-ss22.3642
    00000.2181121202
    Totals35411449.25110505104-
    Game Stats
    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
    SLNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Steve Carlton23.267W 13-11911444912.920.07328670
    Totals9.01144491--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Don Wilson23.215L 13-1357543713.110.05295953
    John Buzhardt32.029-24221002.680.0733318198
    Danny Coombs26.176-12000204.500.0629708
    Steve Shea25.284-12000004.150.0821210
    Totals9.01576491--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Steve Carlton (5)
    IBB: John Buzhardt

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Steve Carlton 0-0-0, Don Wilson 0-0-0, John Buzhardt 0-0-0, Danny Coombs 0-0-0, Steve Shea 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Steve Carlton 40, Don Wilson 24, John Buzhardt 11, Danny Coombs 4, Steve Shea 5
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Steve Carlton 5-11, Don Wilson 3-4, John Buzhardt 2-4, Danny Coombs 0-0, Steve Shea 1-2

    Umpires: HP: Chris Pelekoudas 1B: Doug Harvey 2B: John Kibler 3B: Shag Crawford


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