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


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Cincinnati Reds 26-23L3000 000 000 070
Houston Astros 29-23W3000 003 00x 3100
Date of Game:  Thursday, May 31, 1979
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Rick Williams - Complete game/Shutout

  • Cincinnati Reds Batting Stats

    Cincinnati RedsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ken Griffeyrf29.051300010.2884875352010
    Dave Collinslf26.223400000.34026440161
    Ray Knight3b26.154402001.330482251173
    Dan Driessen1b27.307300010.263457867313
    Johnny Benchc31.176401002.2554216733233
    Cesar Geronimocf31.081301010.2334511860151
    Junior Kennedy2b28.295401000.30024135052
    Rick Auerbachss29.105401000.16718518020
    Fred Normanp36.284201001.13310323000
        Tom Humep26.063000000.1361369020
        George Fosterph30.181100000.327409736330
        Pedro Borbonp32.180000000.33321543000
    Totals: 3207034.2193807624 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Terry Puhlcf22.327400001.257512604158
    Craig Reynoldsss26.155412000.283483690156
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.095310010.26745119742111
    Jose Cruzlf31.297411300.30851105843312
    Jeff Leonardrf23.252403000.34537560134
    Art Howe3b32.167301010.204444002150
    Julio Gonzalez2b26.157402000.26518206031
    Alan Ashbyc27.328300000.229424451190
    Rick Williamsp26.203301002.300926000
    Totals: 32310323.3133454017 

    Game Stats


    3B:  Art Howe (2)
    HR:  Jose Cruz (4)
    RBIs:  Jose Cruz 3 (33)
    SB:  Dave Collins (1), Junior Kennedy (2), Jeff Leonard (4)
    GDP:  Cesar Geronimo (3)

    Cincinnati Reds Pitching Stats

    Cincinnati RedsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Fred Norman  (L 2-5)36.28459331213.411.3100011330
    Tom Hume26.06310001104.501.480001470
    Pedro Borbon32.18021000002.751.0600021544
    Pitching Totals:81033231 00046944

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Rick Williams  (W 2-1)26.20397003401.001.02000926
    Pitching Totals:9700340 000926

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Fred Norman 0-0-0;  Tom Hume 0-0-0;  Pedro Borbon 0-0-0;  Rick Williams 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Fred Norman 23;  Tom Hume 4;  Pedro Borbon 7;  Rick Williams 35; 
    Time of Game:  2:07    Attendance:  25,453
    Umpires:   Home:   Jerry Crawford  1B  John Kibler  2B  (none)  3B  Terry Tata 

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