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

GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 32-35W1201 200 040 9150
Atlanta Braves 28-37L1014 002 000 7132
Date of Game:  Tuesday, June 22, 1976
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Bob Watson - 500th career RBI
  • Gene Pentz - 1st career win

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

     
    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Greg Grossrf23.325521010.291603610120
    Rob Andrews2b23.193622001.312361390115
    Cesar Cedenocf25.117512101.29460871113826
    Bob Watson1b30.073433310.272649415331
    Ed Herrmannc29.299402211.231387602120
    Cliff Johnsonlf28.336402201.226502676250
        Wilbur Howardpr-lf27.165000000.211482491132
    Enos Cabell3b26.257503100.3125528702411
    Roger Metzgerss28.256500001.225647850100
    Mike Cosgrovep25.125100000.06214110000
        Larry Milbourneph25.128100000.24150235076
        Joe Niekrop31.227000000.21117292110
        Gene Pentzp23.001000000.3331326000
        Ken Boswellph30.119010010.30343810081
        Ken Forschp29.287100001.25034245010
    Totals: 41915946.3666466378 

    Atlanta Braves Batting Stats

     
    Atlanta BravesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Rowland Officecf23.240401110.306623204301
    Rod Gilbreath3b23.271413110.328261650121
    Jimmy Wynnlf34.102512001.2456117419346
        Craig Robinsonss27.305000000.30816251020
    Willie Montanez1b28.082511001.322688434292
    Tom Paciorekrf29.232512402.309403042150
    Lee Lacy2b28.073511001.275493153202
    Darrel Chaneyss28.105312010.272605951241
        Elias Sosap26.012000000.14321225000
        Ken Hendersonph30.007100001.2635511045262
    Earl Williamsc27.343311101.198427047160
    Carl Mortonp32.156000000.16716246030
        Mike Beardp26.001000000.000646000
        Frank LaCortep24.253200000.00014000
        Rob Belloirss27.344000000.000144000
        Dave Mayph-lf32.182100000.197361019181
    Totals: 38713737.3425607926 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Cliff Johnson (9), Lee Lacy (4), Rowland Office (12), Bob Watson 2 (8)
    HR:  Tom Paciorek (2)
    RBIs:  Enos Cabell (24), Cesar Cedeno (38), Rod Gilbreath (12), Ed Herrmann 2 (12), Cliff Johnson 2 (25), Rowland Office (30), Tom Paciorek 4 (15), Bob Watson 3 (33), Earl Williams (16)
    CS: Cesar Cedeno (7)
    SH:  Carl Morton (3), Joe Niekro (2)
    SF:  Earl Williams (1)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

     
    Houston AstrosAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Mike Cosgrove25.12536552215.081.8200015111
    Joe Niekro31.2272.13221103.751.5000018302
    Gene Pentz  (W 1-1)23.0011.22000203.911.430001326
    Ken Forsch  (Sv 13)29.28722000201.831.0700034249
    Pitching Totals:91377371 00080688

    Atlanta Braves Pitching Stats

     
    Atlanta BravesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Carl Morton32.1563.210531005.161.7700016242
    Mike Beard26.00101000002.251.63000646
    Frank LaCorte  (L 0-1)24.2533.23442409.001.2500014
    Elias Sosa26.0121.21001205.401.5400021225
    Pitching Totals:91597460 00044517

    Other Game Information

     

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Mike Cosgrove 0-0-0;  Joe Niekro 0-0-0;  Gene Pentz 0-0-0;  Ken Forsch 0-0-0;  Carl Morton 0-0-0;  Mike Beard 0-0-0;  Frank LaCorte 0-0-0;  Elias Sosa 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Mike Cosgrove 17;  Joe Niekro 11;  Gene Pentz 7;  Ken Forsch 8;  Carl Morton 22;  Mike Beard 1;  Frank LaCorte 17;  Elias Sosa 7; 
    Time of Game:  3:09    Attendance:  5,563
    Umpires:   Home:   Dutch Rennert  1B  Ed Vargo  2B  Andy Olsen  3B  Satch Davidson 


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