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1968 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 10th in National League
Run Differential: 510-588 -78
Manager(s): Harry Walker, Grady Hatton
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,312,887 6/20
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Martin Cott (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Salty Parker
Assistant Coach: Jim Owens
Assistant Coach: Mel McGaha
Assistant Coach: Buddy Hancken

#1 Draft Picks

John Mayberry (#6)
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
8478.51913.0
8379.51214.0
8181.50016.0
8082.49417.0
7686.46921.0
7686.46921.0
7389.45124.0
7290.44425.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Dave AdleshC24104319
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040052712201.183.227.212439.029.077.2475.40--22112
14Bob Aspromonte3B304092592
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46103557295615.225.285.264549.039.127.2551.63409.0108457
7John BatemanC273502887
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19
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04
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331123463163416.249.297.337634.089.154.2732.0087.5118383
36Wade BlasingameP245000000003200000.000.375.000375.000.600.0000.67--08
9Ron BrandC2881713
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0041191120201.160.261.185446.025.136.1861.22--1594
37Byron BrowneOF251303
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0001004600001.231.412.231643.000.308.4291.50--317
30John BuzhardtP311604
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0001001600101.250.294.250544.000.063.4006.00--418
27Nate ColbertOF225358
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0041112300112.151.164.170334.019.038.25823.00--956
31Danny CoombsP261014
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0002000500000.400.400.400800.000.000.800----410
35Mike CuellarP3157311
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01
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30002510300.193.207.263470.070.070.323--57.01561
22Ron DavisOF262172246
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1204134840111.212.268.281549.069.111.2663.69217.061236
49Larry DierkerP217325
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0030023500902.068.093.082175.014.041.13217.50--684
44Tom DukesP254000000001300000.000.200.000200.000.250.0003.00--05
39Dave GiustiP2882415
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0090011720501.183.212.195407.012.024.23117.00--1690
17Julio Gotay2B29165941
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111242110106.248.271.285556.036.055.2805.25165.047171
22Jose HerreraOF26100924
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5
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0070241200501.240.269.290559.050.070.2733.00--29109
8Hal KingC245548
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020071600001.145.242.218460.073.200.2052.29--1262
23Denny LemasterP296522
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00010062000901.031.113.031144.000.092.0443.33--280
33John Mayberry1B199000000000210000.000.100.000100.000.000.000----010
20Leon McFaddenSS2447213
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0011061002100.277.358.298656.021.170.3511.67--1454
11Denis Menke2B2754256135
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5658648166726.249.334.347681.098.210.2821.2790.3188621
21Norm MillerOF222573561
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18
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2865224851554.237.304.393697.156.245.2642.1842.8101294
18Joe Morgan2B242065
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00307400000.250.444.350794.100.600.3130.57--727
20Ivan MurrellOF235936
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030011700002.102.117.153270.051.068.14317.00--960
12Doug Rader3B233334289
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4322315113248.267.328.393721.126.219.2961.6555.5131371
45Jim RayP231501
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0000000700101.067.067.067134.000.000.125----116
42Steve SheaP256000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
37Dick SimpsonOF241772533
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1144206142012.186.282.299581.113.226.2633.0559.053202
10Rusty Staub1B2459154172
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722073577247411.291.373.387760.096.223.3120.7898.5229682
28Lee ThomasOF322011439
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1121142214416.194.249.229478.035.109.2121.57201.046221
15Hector TorresSS2246644104
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242318640212010.223.252.258510.034.071.2573.56466.0120496
50Danny Walton202000000000100001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
27Bob WatsonOF221401332
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810133211016.229.297.321618.093.193.2802.4670.045155
40Don WilsonP2370715
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60011610602.214.236.286522.071.086.26416.0070.02078
24Jimmy WynnOF2654285146
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6711179013159546.269.376.474850.205.360.3081.4620.8257646
Batting Totals1941533651012332052866473445147998848819734115.231.293.317610.086.174.2702.0680.816925951
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Wade Blasingame24124.75222007136452119310223001.5311.250.752.505.502.20
42Steve Shea25443.343000021634271413011152021.096.940.002.833.861.36
45Jim Ray23232.674121014180652624525711111.117.220.562.787.892.84
23Denny Lemaster2910152.8133327200224231797011721467241.359.280.442.895.872.03
43Pat House27117.881800080162115140660011.6911.810.003.383.381.00
48Fred Gladding320015.7570004248770323012.7518.000.006.754.500.67
39Dave Giusti2811143.193734122112512269589156718611221.178.100.542.406.672.78
33Hal Gilson26006.7520001037430110002.0015.750.002.252.251.00
44Tom Dukes25224.254300019452623125328374121.7010.530.514.756.281.32
49Larry Dierker2112153.313232101002332069586148916120081.267.920.543.426.191.81
35Mike Cuellar318112.7428241123117015260528451332011.158.000.422.377.002.96
31Danny Coombs26433.264020016246522117017295011.479.960.003.265.551.71
30John Buzhardt31443.113940015583733529035377041.297.820.003.753.961.06
40Don Wilson2313163.273330933020818785769701759141.238.050.393.017.542.50
Pitching Totals72903.2640516250101122314471362588524684791021747311.278.470.422.986.352.13


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