The Chicago Cubs were decisively beaten by the Houston Astros, 6 to 2, on August 31, 1968.

1968 Chicago Cubs

Final

HOU

Astros

64-73

6

CHC

Cubs

71-67

2

1

1

0

2

0

1

3

1

0

4

0

0

5

1

0

6

2

0

7

1

1

8

0

0

9

0

0

R

6

2

H

7

10

E

0

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Jose Herrera 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denis Menke SS 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Jimmy Wynn CF 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1
Rusty Staub 1B 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1
Doug Rader 3B 3 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
Bob Aspromonte LF 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
Lee Thomas RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
John Bateman C 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
Don Wilson P 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Steve Shea P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Coombs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Dukes P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 6 7 5 1 10 2 0 0 10

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Don Wilson (W) 6.0 7 2 2 4 6 0
Steve Shea 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Danny Coombs 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Dukes (S) 2.1 2 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 10 2 2 5 7 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Don Kessinger SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Glenn Beckert 2B 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
Billy Williams RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1
Ron Santo 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Ernie Banks 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Willie Smith LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Randy Hundley C 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Randy Bobb C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Adolfo Phillips CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Joe Niekro P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jack Lamabe P 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Al Spangler PH 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Archie Reynolds P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dick Nen PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Phil Regan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 34 2 10 2 0 5 7 0 0 13

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Joe Niekro (L) 4.0 4 3 3 7 1 0
Jack Lamabe 3.0 2 3 1 2 0 1
Archie Reynolds 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Phil Regan 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Totals 9.0 7 6 4 10 2 1

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