Season Information
Team Name
1981 Houston Astros
League
National League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
61-49 (.555)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
0 / 5 / 8
Runs For/Against
394 / 331   Diff: +63
Playoffs
Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
Playoff Series
Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
Playoff Series
NLDS vs LAN (L 3-2)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Curtis Burke (3-75)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
6
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1962-2020
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1981 Batting Statistics

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  • UnifPlayer NamePosAgeBaExpSalaryDetailGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    25Jose CruzOF33L15---L - S - E10740953109165135557354900747.267.319.425.74445117434.240.158.2717.7610.861.4031.52.8831.2
    18Art Howe3B34R11---L - S - E1033614310722433613412301378.296.365.404.76940614629.216.108.30810.105.670.56120.30.7427.1
    21Terry PuhlOF24L8---L - S - E963504388194328224314944553.251.315.354.66939412426.243.103.2817.8712.441.58116.70.7629.5
    12Craig ReynoldsSS28L11---L - S - E8732343841012431331231018126.260.286.402.68835413026.180.142.2773.398.762.5880.81.1331.0
    28Cesar Cedeno1B-OF30R14---L - S - E823064283190534127243112526.271.321.382.70333811724.206.111.2847.109.171.2961.21.4828.9
    14Alan AshbyC29B13---L - S - E83255206913043302353303266.271.356.369.7252959417.227.098.29511.8611.190.9463.81.3624.6
    30Tony ScottOF29B13---L - S - E55225286613222283153203011.293.338.396.7342438917.191.103.3356.1713.172.13112.50.8225.8
    29Denny WallingOF-1B27L7---L - S - E6515823376052321281701213.234.346.367.7131895811.316.133.23214.818.990.6131.62.6529.7
    23Kiko GarciaSS27R11---L - S - E481369376101522101612132.272.324.331.655150457.132.059.3066.6710.671.600.00.0018.9
    9Joe Pittman2B27R7---L - S - E521351138420744111602133.281.333.341.674149466.141.060.3177.3810.741.450.00.0015.8
    6Luis PujolsC25R9---L - S - E401175283111410101700134.239.297.308.605128365.162.069.2707.8113.281.70117.00.7817.9
    3Phil Garner2B32R11---L - S - E311131327310662151104111.239.326.283.609133324.212.044.26211.288.270.730.00.0014.8
    15,22Gary WoodsOF26R9---L - S - E5411010234101221112203244.209.276.264.540126295.164.055.2568.7317.462.000.00.0021.7
    24Danny Heep1B23L4---L - S - E33966243001100101100023.250.321.281.602106273.135.031.2829.4310.381.100.00.0012.5
    10Dickie Thon2B23R6---L - S - E4995132660036191301013.274.337.337.674105326.211.063.3178.5712.381.440.00.0023.1
    17Rafael Landestoy2B28B10---L - S - E357461111044116904044.149.300.189.48994142.297.040.16917.029.570.560.00.0018.2
    8Dave Roberts1B-3B30R10---L - S - E27544133015103600201.241.271.352.62359194.185.111.2455.0810.172.0054.01.6930.8
    34Nolan RyanP34R7---L - S - E215131110010051804001.216.286.235.52160121.118.019.3338.3330.003.600.00.009.1
    20Don SuttonP36R16---L - S - E23511700030051215002.137.228.137.3656270.098.000.1798.0619.352.400.00.000.0
    36Joe NiekroP36R15---L - S - E245119100600210011000.176.208.196.40464101.059.020.2203.1315.635.000.00.0011.1
    39Bob KnepperP27L6---L - S - E22473720130001515000.149.167.255.42253123.106.106.1940.0028.300.0047.01.8942.9
    15Mike Ivie1B28R12---L - S - E194221030060121100100.238.267.310.57745133.095.072.3134.4424.445.500.00.0030.0
    16Harry Spilman1B26L8---L - S - E28345100001012300001.294.333.294.62736100.029.000.3235.568.331.500.00.000.0
    48Vern RuhleP30R5---L - S - E20241610030061104000.250.400.292.6923471.292.042.46217.6532.351.830.00.0016.7
    30Jeff LeonardOF-1B25R9---L - S - E718131103100400100.167.158.333.4911962.222.166.2000.0021.050.000.00.0066.7
    UnifPlayer NamePosAgeBaExpSalaryDetailGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    45Dave SmithP26R3---L - S - E428020000000400000.250.250.250.500820.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    38Tim TolmanOF25R4---L - S - E48010000000000000.125.125.125.250810.000.000.1250.000.000.000.00.000.0
    26Scott LoucksOF24R5---L - S - E107240000101300000.571.625.5711.196840.286.0001.00012.5037.503.000.00.000.0
    11Alan KnicelyC-OF26R8---L - S - E37240022000100000.571.5711.4292.0007102.857.858.5000.0014.290.003.528.5750.0
    16Dave Bergman1B28L8---L - S - E66110011000000000.167.167.667.834641.500.500.0000.000.000.006.016.67100.0
    41Bobby SprowlP25L4---L - S - E156010001000200000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2500.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    35Joe SambitoP29L6---L - S - E495000000000300000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    47Joaquin AndujarP28B6---L - S - E94000000001301000.000.200.000.200600.250.000.00016.6750.003.000.00.000.0
    31Frank LaCorteP29R7---L - S - E373010000000000000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    27Billy SmithP26R3---L - S - E102000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1Bert PenaSS21R5---L - S - E42010000000001000.500.500.5001.000310.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Team Totals140036933949481603545369814334048887935---69.257.318.356.67441551313240.201.099.2838.1811.741.4482.11.0825.3
    Glossary:
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Ba Bats Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Salary Salary for the selected season. Blank usually means the player made MLB minimum Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    1981 Pitching Statistics

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  • UnifPlayer NameRoleAgeThExpSalaryDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    36Joe NiekroST36R16---L - S - E992.82242452000166.01506052847777001.198.130.432.554.173.251.64.500
    20Don SuttonST36R17---L - S - E1192.61232363000158.213251466291040111.017.490.341.645.902.893.59.550
    39Bob KnepperST27L10---L - S - E952.18222265000156.21284138538750041.067.350.292.184.312.361.97.643
    34Nolan RyanST34R17---L - S - E1151.69212153000149.099342826814016211.125.980.124.118.462.052.06.688
    48Vern RuhleST/R30R10---L - S - E462.91201510351102.0973633620390011.158.560.531.763.443.181.95.400
    45Dave SmithCL26R5---L - S - E532.76420002242875.0542623223524021.036.480.242.766.243.122.26.625
    35Joe SambitoRel29L9---L - S - E551.844900032491063.2431713422410021.026.080.573.115.802.401.86.500
    31Frank LaCorteRel29R9---L - S - E423.64370002237542.0411817121406001.488.790.214.508.573.861.90.667
    41Bobby SprowlR/ST25L5---L - S - E015.9715100414028.2402019114183001.8812.560.314.405.656.281.29.000
    47Joaquin AndujarR/ST28R12---L - S - E234.94930006023.2291713212180001.7311.030.764.566.856.461.50.400
    27Billy SmithR/ST26R4---L - S - E113.051010049120.220773330001.118.711.311.311.313.051.00.500
    26Gordie PladsonRel24R9---L - S - E009.0020000204.09440330103.0020.250.006.756.759.001.00.000
    Team Totals61492.6627411023138716425990.084233129340300610364111.157.650.362.735.553.012.03.555
    Glossary:
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Role ST = Starter. Rel = Reliever. CL = Closer R/ST Primarily a Reliever, ST/R Primarily a starter Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Th Throws Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Salary Salary for the selected season. Blank usually means the player made MLB minimum Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    1981 Fielding Statistics

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    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    CAlan Ashby810672.04345896501492.9826.100.7373.697.61
    CLuis Pujols390304.01921411207206.9955.300.6835.597.52
    CAlan Knicely2013.01120013131.0006.501.001.866.73
    CDave Roberts101.0000000.0000.000.000.93.74
    1B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1BCesar Cedeno460384.042827427459455.9919.901.1841.856.11
    1BDenny Walling270179.01888217198196.9907.301.0924.541.52
    1BDanny Heep220185.21989212209207.9909.401.1220.066.73
    1BHarry Spilman13046.14620348481.0003.701.0411.846.44
    1BDave Roberts10074.1838469591.9589.101.239.137.05
    1BMike Ivie10080.17611158887.9898.701.099.152.65
    1BArt Howe2018.01500315151.0007.500.831.81.97
    1BJeff Leonard2020.02310024241.00012.001.201.828.67
    1BDave Bergman102.13100441.0004.001.900.916.79
    2B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2BJoe Pittman350273.05689314148145.9804.100.5331.867.31
    2BPhil Garner310262.062102317167164.9825.300.6328.2100.02
    2BRafael Landestoy310214.05263411119115.9663.700.5428.288.62
    2BDickie Thon280170.237394108076.9502.700.4525.557.14
    2BKiko Garcia9066.11626124342.9774.700.648.218.85
    2BDave Roberts304.01000111.0000.300.252.711.16
    3B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    3BArt Howe980840.252206916267258.9662.600.3189.195.11
    3BKiko Garcia13061.2417412521.8401.600.3411.827.12
    3BDave Roberts7034.048111312.9231.700.356.425.93
    3BDickie Thon5027.1470111111.0002.200.414.510.24
    3BJoe Pittman4026.13300661.0001.500.233.67.75
    SS
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    SSCraig Reynolds850730.11392611136411400.9734.700.5577.397.71
    SSKiko Garcia280200.13876611120114.9504.100.5725.558.32
    SSDickie Thon13054.21217223129.9352.200.5411.826.53
    SSBert Pena304.21101221.0000.700.482.775.04
    OF
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    OFJose Cruz1050929.0237542246242.9842.300.2695.598.11
    OFTerry Puhl880775.21855011901901.0002.200.2580.091.72
    OFTony Scott550473.0127520134132.9852.400.2850.0100.03
    OFGary Woods400244.0611106362.9841.600.2536.474.14
    OFCesar Cedeno340299.1821108483.9882.400.2830.941.55
    OFDenny Walling270193.03810139391.0001.400.2024.541.56
    OFScott Loucks5019.05000551.0001.000.264.550.07
    OFTim Tolman3014.02000221.0000.700.142.775.08
    OFJeff Leonard2018.03000331.0001.500.171.828.69
    OFDanny Heep104.0000000.0000.000.000.93.010
    OFAlan Knicely101.0000000.0000.000.000.933.310
    P
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    PJoe Sambito49063.25120217171.0000.300.2744.5100.01
    PDave Smith42075.0311101514.9330.300.1938.2100.02
    PFrank LaCorte37042.02400661.0000.200.1433.6100.03
    PJoe Niekro240166.011230134341.0001.400.2021.8100.04
    PDon Sutton230158.21124233735.9461.500.2220.9100.05
    PBob Knepper220156.2626313532.9141.500.2020.0100.06
    PNolan Ryan210149.0516132221.9551.000.1419.1100.07
    PVern Ruhle200102.0490213131.0000.700.1318.2100.08
    PBobby Sprowl15028.22300551.0000.300.1813.6100.09
    PBilly Smith10020.22301551.0000.500.259.1100.010
    PJoaquin Andujar9023.2111032.6670.200.098.2100.011
    PGordie Pladson204.0000000.0000.000.001.8100.012
    Glossary:
    Pos Defensive Position Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.