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


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Chicago Cubs 44-44W1000 001 402 7122
Houston Astros 39-52L1111 000 000 390
Date of Game:  Saturday, July 18, 1970
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Jack Billingham - 1st career RBI

  • Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

    Don Kessingerss28.001411010.277807981213
    Glenn Beckert2b29.279511101.260718052212
    Billy Williamslf32.033422210.32388155126824
    Jim Hickmanrf-cf33.069523301.3388398020670
    Willie Smith1b31.157401010.240496213160
    Ron Santo3b30.144502102.24386161411590
    Randy Hundleyc28.047400000.1859626020
    Cleo Jamescf29.321200001.20764742121
        Paul Popovichph29.334100000.275483193150
        Jim Colbornp24.057100000.0002329000
    Bill Handsp30.073201001.11621190050
        Johnny Callisonph-rf31.128111010.2538315828385
    Totals: 38712746.3167059189 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jesus Aloulf28.116511001.293588060200
    Marty Martinezss28.329500002.22444305070
    Joe Morgan2b26.303311011.2787665822321
    Bob Watson1b24.099401100.312471174250
    Norm Millerrf24.163401102.287523203212
    Doug Rader3b25.353401002.2298637115451
    Cesar Cedenocf19.143411000.2232525162
    Johnny Edwardsc32.038302010.1858810743301
    Jack Billinghamp27.147301101.10331132010
        Jack Dilaurop27.076000000.0003255000
        Jim Rayp25.229000000.25031107020
        Fred Gladdingp34.020000000.00037317000
        Keith Lampardph24.210100001.2203342030
    Totals: 36393210.2506404329 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Jesus Alou (15), Ron Santo (14), Bob Watson (11)
    3B:  Billy Williams (3)
    HR:  Jim Hickman (20)
    RBIs:  Glenn Beckert (21), Jack Billingham (1), Jim Hickman 3 (67), Norm Miller (21), Ron Santo (59), Bob Watson (25), Billy Williams 2 (82)
    GDP:  Jesus Alou (9)

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

    Bill Hands  (W 11-7)30.07367322703.621.3100022195
    Jim Colborn  (Sv 4)24.05732000303.061.530002430
    Pitching Totals:99322100 00046225

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Jack Billingham  (L 7-3)27.1476.18442403.561.3400031132
    Jack Dilauro27.07601110004.501.270003255
    Jim Ray25.22923222114.291.5700031109
    Fred Gladding34.0200.20000103.861.4000037317
    Pitching Totals:91277461 000131613

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Bill Hands; Jim Colborn; Jack Billingham; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bill Hands 0-0-0;  Jim Colborn 0-0-0;  Jack Billingham 0-0-0;  Jack Dilauro 0-0-0;  Jim Ray 0-0-0;  Fred Gladding 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Bill Hands 27;  Jim Colborn 11;  Jack Billingham 29;  Jack Dilauro 1;  Jim Ray 11;  Fred Gladding 1; 
    Time of Game:  2:47    Attendance:  25,448
    Umpires:   Home:   Harry Wendelstedt  1B  Tony Venzon  2B  Frank Secory  3B  Bob Engel 

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