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 33-33W1010 000 000 150
Philadelphia Phillies 34-30L1000 000 000 041
Date of Game:  Tuesday, June 18, 1974
Stadium:  Veterans Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Roger Metzger - 500th career game

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Greg Grossrf-lf21.321301010.34361740157
    Roger Metzgerss26.252400000.25849500095
    Cesar Cedenocf23.113401001.27266586134829
    Bob Watsonlf28.069300010.317646595311
        Bob Gallagherrf25.346000000.20452129020
    Lee May1b31.087401000.27264111810360
    Johnny Edwardsc36.008400000.233241439171
    Denis Menke3b33.332300010.087241546010
    Tommy Helms2b33.044312110.2956311973273
        Larry Milbourne2b23.124000000.3003939020
        Mike Cosgrovep23.121400002.000827000
    Totals: 3215143.1565147314 

    Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dave Cash2b26.007400000.313644841237
    Larry Bowass28.194401000.2646464211418
    Mike Schmidt3b24.264301011.3166420917488
    Bill Robinsoncf30.358300010.246505712143
    Mike Andersonrf22.362400002.283602093220
    Willie Montanez1b26.078401000.253505262180
    Billy Grabarkewitzlf28.151200011.13627400120
    Bob Boonec26.212300000.242572181141
    Ron Schuelerp26.061101010.1671589000
        Tony Taylorph38.182100000.250232035130
        Frank Linzyp33.276000000.00019512000
    Totals: 2904044.1384935895 

    Game Stats


    HR:  Tommy Helms (3)
    RBIs:  Tommy Helms (27)
    SB:  Cesar Cedeno (29), Greg Gross (7)
    GDP:  Mike Anderson (5), Bob Boone (9)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Dave Roberts29.2800.12000003.871.4400016191
    Mike Cosgrove  (W 2-0)23.1218.22004400.320.71000827
    Pitching Totals:9400440 00024218

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ron Schueler  (L 3-8)26.06175114213.631.480001691
    Frank Linzy33.27620000103.001.1400019511
    Pitching Totals:9511431 00035602

    Other Game Information


    Balks:  Ron Schueler; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dave Roberts 0-0-0;  Mike Cosgrove 0-0-0;  Ron Schueler 0-0-0;  Frank Linzy 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Dave Roberts 3;  Mike Cosgrove 30;  Ron Schueler 30;  Frank Linzy 6; 
    Time of Game:  2:10    Attendance:  14,165
    Umpires:   Home:   Jerry Dale  1B  Chris Pelekoudas  2B  Paul Pryor  3B  Bob Engel 

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