The Houston Astros decisively defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8 to 5, on August 20, 1968.

1968 Houston Astros

Final

LAD

Dodgers

54-70

5

HOU

Astros

58-69

8

1

2

0

2

0

0

3

0

0

4

0

2

5

1

3

6

0

3

7

0

0

8

0

0

9

2

R

5

8

H

10

9

E

3

0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Willie Crawford LF 4 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1
Len Gabrielson RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
Willie Davis CF 5 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 5
Tom Haller C 2 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 1
Ron Fairly 1B 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Bob Bailey 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Paul Popovich 2B,SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Zoilo Versalles SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jim Lefebvre PH,2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Don Drysdale P 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
John Purdin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Fairey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mudcat Grant P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hank Aguirre P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ken Boyer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Brewer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 5 10 5 0 4 11 1 0 14

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Don Drysdale (L) 4.2 7 5 5 3 2 0
John Purdin 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Mudcat Grant 0.2 2 3 0 1 0 0
Hank Aguirre 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Jim Brewer 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 8.0 9 8 0 4 5 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Jose Herrera RF 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Norm Miller RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hector Torres SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Jimmy Wynn CF 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
Rusty Staub 1B 3 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Doug Rader 3B 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Denis Menke 2B 3 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 2
Bob Aspromonte LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
John Bateman C 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Larry Dierker P 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Danny Coombs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 8 9 6 0 4 5 0 0 10

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Larry Dierker (W) 8.1 10 5 5 4 10 0
Danny Coombs (S) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 10 5 0 4 11 0

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