In the first game of a double header (the Cubs lost the second game), the Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 12-5 at Wrigley Field. Fergie Jenkins earned his fifth win of the season with a complete game in which he allowed five runs, but struck out 12 Braves’ batters. Ron Santo and Billy Williams each homered for the Cubs. Along with Ernie Banks and Glen Beckert, Williams rapped three hits in the game. Santo and Jenkins each drove in three runs in the rout.
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