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1966 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 612-695 -83
Roster Continuity 78.54% 10/20
Manager(s): Grady Hatton
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,872,108 3/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Wayne Twitchell (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Nellie Fox
Assistant Coach: Al Heist
Pitching Coach: Gordon Jones
Third Base Coach: Jim Busby

#1 Draft Picks

National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9368.5781.5
9270.5683.0
8775.5378.0
8577.52510.0
8379.51212.0
7684.47518.0
7290.44423.0
6695.41028.5
59103.36436.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
16Sonny JacksonSS21   59680174
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5
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2549144253302729.292.341.334675.042.171.3151.26198.7199670
14Bob Aspromonte3B28   56055141
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16
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3
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8
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52043563273322.252.297.334631.082.138.2701.8070.0187603
10Rusty StaubOF22   55460155
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3
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13
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812158611137813.280.345.412757.132.238.2911.0542.6228628
17Chuck Harrison1B25   43452111
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2
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9
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52203769243112.256.316.380696.124.214.2861.8648.2165477
7John BatemanC25   43339121
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24
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3
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17
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70002074594617.279.315.467782.187.233.2993.7025.5202468
18Joe Morgan2B22   42560121
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8
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42118894333922.285.410.391801.106.322.3060.4885.0166528
24Jimmy WynnOF24   41862107
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621310418114347.256.321.440761.184.289.2761.9823.2184467
20Lee MayeOF31   35838103
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4
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9
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3643202605236.288.323.419742.131.190.2881.3039.8150383
21Dave NicholsonOF26   2803669
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4
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3111469236220.246.356.411767.164.329.3282.0028.0115333
22Ron DavisOF24   1942148
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1922132642304.247.308.340648.093.160.2772.0097.066214
15Bob Lillis2B-SS36   1641438
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00111174005210.232.260.268528.037.079.2350.57--44178
25Felix Mantilla3B-1B31   1511633
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06
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2210113220116.219.279.371650.152.232.2372.9125.256166
4Jim Gentile1B32   1441635
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1800213943103.243.355.444799.201.347.2861.8620.664170
9Ron BrandC26   1231230
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00100291323326.244.301.260561.016.073.2681.44--32139
8Bill HeathC27   1231237
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0081091111004.301.353.350703.049.130.3301.22--43133
39Dave GiustiP26   74517
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0090032400600.230.260.311571.081.122.3408.00--2383
35Mike CuellarP29   7148
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10023700401.113.137.169306.056.085.21218.5071.01277
49Larry DierkerP19   67610
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40022100203.149.174.224398.075.104.20010.5067.01571
13Turk FarrellP32   4827
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001
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30001600100.146.146.208354.063.063.194--48.01049
30Bob BruceP33   3923
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00010011400700.077.100.077177.000.026.12014.00--347
34Norm MillerOF20   3415
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3002801000.147.194.235429.088.147.1604.0034.0836
11Gene Freese3B-2B32   3313
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00001051100001.091.211.091302.000.182.1362.20--338
29Brock DavisOF22   2724
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001105400000.148.281.185466.037.259.1740.80--532
48Barry LatmanP30   2614
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0001002800001.154.214.154368.000.077.2224.00--428
28Aaron PointerOF24   2659
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5115610000.346.469.500969.154.346.4211.2026.01332
37Chris ZacharyP22   1804
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0030001000010.222.211.333544.111.111.444----619
38Robin RobertsP39   1611
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0000002500300.063.167.063230.000.125.0912.50--121
46Joe GainesOF29   1341
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000003500000.077.250.154404.077.308.1251.67--216
40Ron TaylorP28   1202
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000000500001.167.167.250417.083.083.286----312
36Claude RaymondP29   911
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0000000500100.111.111.111222.000.000.250----110
12Nate Colbert20   7300000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
27Dave AdleshC22   6000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
22Greg SimsOF20   611
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0000001300000.167.286.167453.000.167.3333.00--17
11Julio Gotay3B27   5000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
33Jim OwensP32   4000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
31Gary KrollP24   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
41Carroll SemberaP24   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
23Don WilsonP21   201
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000000000000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.500----22
46Don ArlichP23   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
44Danny CoombsP24   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
48Don LeeP32   101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
37Aurelio MonteagudoP22   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
38Bob Watson20   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals20185511612140520335112570904749188534619737128.255.314.365679.111.207.2841.8049.220146136
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
35Mike Cuellar29   12102.22382811162227.1193795610521759101.087.650.402.066.943.37
39Dave Giusti26   15144.2034339400210.021511298235413114251.289.210.992.315.612.43
49Larry Dierker19   1083.1829288200187.0173736617451084011.178.330.822.175.202.40
13Turk Farrell32   6104.5932213072152.2167847823281011101.279.821.351.655.943.61
30Bob Bruce33   3135.3325231000129.216083771629711181.4511.081.112.014.922.45
48Barry Latman30   272.713191151103.0884231535745071.197.690.443.066.472.11
36Claude Raymond29   753.1362000421692.08539321025737041.208.320.982.457.142.92
40Ron Taylor28   235.683610011064.2894741510291051.5212.320.691.384.022.90
38Robin Roberts39   353.801312111163.2793127710260001.3911.110.981.413.662.60
37Chris Zachary22   353.44108001055.0442221132376011.387.200.165.246.051.16
33Jim Owens32   474.684000027250.0532926517323011.409.540.903.065.761.88
41Carroll Sembera24   123.002400011133.0361111316213001.589.820.824.365.731.31
31Gary Kroll24   003.75100002023.2261010211222101.549.750.754.138.252.00
48Don Lee32   202.5090004018.017551492001.178.500.502.004.502.25
37Aurelio Monteagudo22   004.80100006115.1148811171001.678.400.606.604.200.64
42Frank Carpin27   107.5010000406.09750620002.5013.500.009.003.000.33
23Don Wilson21   103.001000006.05221170001.007.501.501.5010.507.00
46Don Arlich23   0115.757000104.011970411013.7524.750.009.002.250.25
44Danny Coombs24   003.002000102.24110030001.3312.000.000.009.00--
38Jim Ray21   00-1000000010010000------
Batting Totals72903.754241633491292614441468695602130391929606331.299.150.812.445.792.38
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Dave Adlesh2201000000000--1.000----------------1100
Don Arlich2370000000000--------------------000
Bob Aspromonte280020149200000----.833--.962.750--------15426418
John Bateman250121000000000--.981----------------7316315
Ron Brand26025091000030--.986--.974----------1.000150293
Bob Bruce332500000000001.000------------------15180
Frank Carpin27100000000000.000------------------001
Danny Coombs2420000000000--------------------000
Mike Cuellar29380000000000.956------------------5382
Brock Davis2200000000070------------------1.0001500
Ron Davis24000000000480------------------.9829892
Larry Dierker19290000000000.951------------------13262
Turk Farrell32320000000000.923------------------11132
Gene Freese3200034000010------1.000.800--------1.0008153
Joe Gaines2900000000030------------------.500101
Jim Gentile32004300000000----.989--------------321304
Dave Giusti26340000000000.977------------------18241
Julio Gotay2700001000000--------1.000----------110
Chuck Harrison250011400000000----.992--------------974788
Bill Heath27037000000000--.995----------------167201
Sonny Jackson210000015000000----------.951--------27044937
Gary Kroll241000000000001.000------------------140
Barry Latman30310000000000.955------------------5161
Don Lee3290000000000.900------------------361
Bob Lillis360003561800000------.9511.000.957--------9910910
Felix Mantilla310014914000010----.9901.000.937--------1.000124464
Lee Maye31000000000970------------------.94914548
Norm Miller2000002000080--------.875--------1.0001541
Aurelio Monteagudo221000000000001.000------------------020
Joe Morgan220001170000000------.965------------25631621
Dave Nicholson26000000000900------------------.968139115
Jim Owens324000000000001.000------------------0120
Aaron Pointer24000000000110------------------1.0001330
Jim Ray2110000000000--------------------000
Claude Raymond29620000000000.917------------------741
Robin Roberts39130000000000.917------------------291
Carroll Sembera242400000000001.000------------------360
Greg Sims2000000000010------------------.500101
Rusty Staub220010000001480----1.000------------.9622911512
Ron Taylor283600000000001.000------------------070
Don Wilson21100000000001.000------------------010
Jimmy Wynn240000000001040------------------.97825966
Chris Zachary22100000000000.846------------------562


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