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1968 Houston Astros (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
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: Jim Owens
Assistant Coach: Salty Parker
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 and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Hector TorresHOUPITW 5-4 vs PIT300000000020000011st career game
    Hector TorresHOUPHIW 7-3 vs PHI301000100010010021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Danny WaltonHOUPHIL 1-7 @PHI100000000000000111st career game
    Jim RayHOUCINL 2-17 vs CIN101000000000000071st career hit
    Rusty StaubHOUSLNL 1-3 vs SLN40410000000001006854 hits
    Rusty StaubHOUSFNW 10-2 vs SFN42410060010010006886 RBIs, 4 hits
    Bob WatsonHOULANW 3-2 vs LAN4011001000100000111st career RBI
    Bob WatsonHOULANW 10-1 vs LAN5121000100000000131st career stolen base
    Rusty StaubHOUSLNL 2-7 vs SLN51420010000000007134 hits
    Bob WatsonHOUPHIL 2-3 @PHI3120011000000000221st career home run
    Bob AspromonteHOUPITL 1-3 @PIT300000000110000010001000th career game
    Dick SimpsonHOUPHIL 6-7 vs PHI50000000004000002044 strikeouts
    John BatemanHOUNYNW 7-2 vs NYN30000001011000004931st career stolen base
    Nate ColbertHOUCINL 2-3 vs CIN5010000000300000201st career hit
    Nate ColbertHOUCINL 7-9 vs CIN4110002000100000221st career RBI
    John BatemanHOUATLW 13-9 @ATL4230011001001000500500th career game
    Nate ColbertHOUATLW 13-9 @ATL5110000101100000241st career stolen base
    Rusty StaubHOUATLW 13-9 @ATL22100120040000007424 walks
    Hector TorresHOUATLW 5-4 @ATL4120001101100000621st career stolen base
    Steve SheaHOUCINW 5-4 @CIN100000000000000011st career game
    Doug RaderHOULANW 4-0 @LAN4100000101000001941st career stolen base
    Jimmy WynnHOUSFNL 3-4 vs SFN40000000004000006434 strikeouts
    Hector TorresHOUPHIL 2-4 @PHI5110011000000000941st career home run
    Jimmy WynnHOUPHIL 3-4 @PHI3110011001000000657100th career home run
    Don WilsonHOUCHNW 6-2 @CHN3210011000000100551st career home run
    Leon McFaddenHOUATLW 6-3 @ATL400000000110000011st career game
    Leon McFaddenHOUCINW 3-2 @CIN211000000210200021st career hit
    John MayberryHOUCINL 3-4 @CIN400000000010000011st career game
    Lee ThomasHOUCINL 1-5 @CIN100000000000000010001000th career game
    Leon McFaddenHOUSLNL 4-7 vs SLN201000010110000081st career stolen base
    Jimmy WynnHOUCINW 6-1 vs CIN32200230010000006862 home runs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Dave GiustiHOUPHIW 4-3 vs PHIWCG9633111300034000--14037-3913 Strikeouts
    Jim RayHOUNYNW 1-0 vs NYN 7200011100024000--60-211 Strikeouts
    Larry DierkerHOUCINW 3-0 vs CINWSHO920003700028000--7725-25Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Denny LemasterHOUSLNW 4-0 vs SLNWSHO930001500030000--19359-61Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Larry DierkerHOUCINW 8-2 @CINW 9722011200136000--8127-2712 Strikeouts
    Denny LemasterHOUPITW 3-2 vs PITW 692202510028000--20062-63200th career game
    Larry DierkerHOUPHIW 5-1 @PHIW 9711101100032000--8529-2911 Strikeouts
    Denny LemasterHOUNYNW 3-2 @NYNWCG9622041000036000--20263-6410 Strikeouts
    Jim RayHOUNYNW 6-5 @NYNW 650002711025000--201-41st career win
    Mike CuellarHOUPHIW 2-1 vs PHIWCG9610001200034000--14338-3312 Strikeouts
    Dave GiustiHOUCHNW 2-1 vs CHNWCG921102710031000--15341-452-hitter
    Don WilsonHOUNYNW 2-0 vs NYNWSHO930003600032000--4616-18Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Denny LemasterHOUCINW 2-0 vs CINWSHO940001700030000--20565-65Complete game/Shutout
    Don WilsonHOUCINW 6-1 @CINW 9511021810033000--4817-1918 Strikeouts
    Steve SheaHOUCINW 5-4 @CINW 1.10000000004000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Steve SheaHOUSFNW 3-1 @SFNSv 2.12000120009000--31-01st career save
    Mike CuellarHOULANW 2-0 vs LANWSHO940002400031000--14940-35Complete game/Shutout
    Danny CoombsHOUPHIW 3-2 @PHISv 0.20000011002000--624-51st career save
    Tom DukesHOUNYNW 3-1 @NYNW 1.20000130006000--411-41st career win
    Jim RayHOUNYNW 5-2 @NYNW 9422131000035000--322-410 Strikeouts
    Don WilsonHOUCINW 3-2 @CINW 9622121610035000--5824-2116 Strikeouts
    Jim RayHOUSFNW 3-2 vs SFNSv 0.10000010001000--382-41st career save


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