Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 18-30L211.561123002 001 101 591
Pittsburgh Pirates 21-18W30.5248002 000 013 6100
Date of Game:  Tuesday, May 27, 1975
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Art Howe - 1st career stolen base

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Greg Grosslf22.299511000.254301990111
    Roger Metzgerss27.230401110.302486421172
    Cesar Cedenocf24.091511100.2584872831920
    Bob Watson1b29.047412100.344417868341
    Doug Rader3b30.301211020.2674010693172
    Enos Cabellrf25.231402101.299351500113
    Skip Jutzec28.364400000.11515133010
    Rob Andrews2b22.167311011.2103939045
    Larry Dierkerp28.247300002.03811279010
        Joe Niekrop30.201000000.50010246000
        Jim Crawfordp24.240000000.4001563010
        Ken Forschp28.261000000.33316193000
    Totals: 3459444.2653484527 

    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Frank Taverasss25.154300000.15735166065
        Richie Ziskph26.110100001.237383141100
        Mario Mendozass24.152000000.17422113020
        Richie Hebnerph27.183010010.261318051100
    Rennie Stennett2b24.052421110.258374812170
    Willie Stargell1b35.082512201.2663516208210
    Dave Parkerrf23.353500100.297351624193
    Al Olivercf28.225512100.270399114192
    Manny Sanguillenc31.067302021.353378952193
    Bill Robinsonlf31.336501103.29024645172
    Art Howe3b28.163312011.1951847011
    Jim Rookerp32.246100001.0007187000
        Ed Kirkpatrickph30.231100000.200181086130
        Larry Demeryp21.357000000.0001536000
        Paul Popovichph34.282000010.14315669010
    Totals: 36610668.2784068137 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Doug Rader (7), Rennie Stennett (7)
    3B:  Roger Metzger (4)
    HR:  Cesar Cedeno (3), Al Oliver (4)
    RBIs:  Enos Cabell (11), Cesar Cedeno (19), Roger Metzger (17), Al Oliver (19), Dave Parker (19), Bill Robinson (7), Willie Stargell 2 (21), Rennie Stennett (17), Bob Watson (34)
    SB:  Rob Andrews (5), Greg Gross (1), Art Howe (1), Al Oliver (2), Doug Rader (2)
    SH:  Joe Niekro (1), Jim Rooker (2)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Larry Dierker28.2477.18333713.731.4600011288
    Joe Niekro  (L 1-1)30.20111332106.001.4700010254
    Jim Crawford24.2400.10000002.081.460001563
    Ken Forsch28.26101001002.891.3200016197
    Pitching Totals:8.71066681 00052802

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jim Rooker32.24676444413.861.370007187
    Larry Demery  (W 2-0)21.35723110001.570.780001332
    Pitching Totals:9955441 00020219

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Larry Dierker 0-0-0;  Joe Niekro 0-0-0;  Jim Crawford 0-0-0;  Ken Forsch 0-0-0;  Jim Rooker 0-0-0;  Larry Demery 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Larry Dierker 33;  Joe Niekro 6;  Jim Crawford 2;  Ken Forsch 2;  Jim Rooker 31;  Larry Demery 8; 
    Time of Game:  2:43    Attendance:  7,003
    Umpires:   Home:   Jerry Dale  1B  Shag Crawford  2B  John Kibler  3B  Dick Stello 

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