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 68-65L2000 000 010 131
Philadelphia Phillies 66-67W2010 301 12x 8130
Date of Game:  Sunday, September 01, 1974
Stadium:  Veterans Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Dick Ruthven - 3-hitter

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Greg Grossrf22.031401000.31012814102812
    Roger Metzgerss26.327400001.2621155660258
    Cesar Cedenocf23.188300011.285132652238946
    Bob Watsonlf28.144101000.29613072510612
        Wilbur Howardlf25.236301000.2503551010
    Cliff Johnson1b27.041200020.22366788210
    Johnny Edwardsc36.083310010.211401455191
    Doug Rader3b30.033100020.255128100514697
    Larry Milbourne2b23.199300000.2999090083
    Tom Griffinp26.192100000.27830149270
        Bob Gallagherph26.056100001.18488165030
        Jim Yorkp27.005000000.00021145000
        Milt Mayph24.031000100.2851013125420
        Fred Schermanp30.038000000.00051263000
    Totals: 2613163.11511555797 

    Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dave Cash2b26.082501300.29813355325216
    Larry Bowass28.269501000.27113371112735
    Mike Schmidt3b24.339411102.296133278339916
    Willie Montanez1b26.153401000.3081145906632
    Greg Luzinskilf23.283310010.271564035352
        Mike Andersonrf23.071000000.2591222715331
    Del Unsercf29.266433000.2801159649545
    Jay Johnstonerf-lf28.285311111.320417506234
    Bob Boonec26.287412201.2511212823423
    Dick Ruthvenp23.158413101.1862852031
    Totals: 36813825.3619964854 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Dave Cash (23), Jay Johnstone (7), Dick Ruthven (1), Del Unser (18), Bob Watson (17)
    HR:  Mike Schmidt (33)
    RBIs:  Bob Boone 2 (42), Dave Cash 3 (52), Jay Johnstone (23), Milt May (42), Dick Ruthven (3), Mike Schmidt (99)
    SB:  Larry Bowa (35), Del Unser (5)
    SF:  Milt May (4)
    GDP:  Johnny Edwards (1), Roger Metzger (11)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Tom Griffin  (L 12-8)26.19256442403.451.3600029157
    Jim York27.00524220013.601.7300021145
    Fred Scherman30.03813220104.271.5800051263
    Pitching Totals:81388251 000101565

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dick Ruthven  (W 7-11)23.15893116303.641.340003055
    Pitching Totals:9311630 0003055

    Other Game Information


    Balks:  Dick Ruthven; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Tom Griffin 0-0-0;  Jim York 0-0-0;  Fred Scherman 0-0-0;  Dick Ruthven 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Tom Griffin 23;  Jim York 10;  Fred Scherman 5;  Dick Ruthven 33; 
    Time of Game:  2:30    Attendance:  18,232
    Umpires:   Home:   Frank Pulli  1B  Ed Sudol  2B  Lee Weyer  3B  Bob Engel 

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