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1968 HOUSTON ASTROS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  72-90   .444
Result:   10th in National League
Manager(s):  Harry Walker, Grady Hatton
General Manager:   Spec Richardson
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,312,887
Playoffs: Season in progress

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Lee Thomas (32)
Youngest Player:  John Mayberry (19)
Longest Tenure:  Danny Coombs, Dave Adlesh, Dave Giusti, Jimmy Wynn, Larry Dierker, Mike Cuellar, Norm Miller, Joe Morgan, Ron Brand, Rusty Staub, John Bateman, Bob Aspromonte (4)
Top Hitter:  Rusty Staub (9)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Giusti (22)
Top Draft Pick:  Martin Cott (#3)

Roster Continuity:  58.60%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis9765.599--
SF Giants8874.5439.0
Chi Cubs8478.51913.0
Cincinnati8379.51214.0
Atlanta8181.50016.0
Pittsburgh8082.49417.0
LA Dodgers7686.46921.0
Philadelphia7686.46921.0
NY Mets7389.45124.0
Houston7290.44425.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Hector Torres1968-04-101968W  5-4 vs HOU300000000020000100001st career game
Hector Torres1968-04-111968W  7-3 vs HOU301000100010100210101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Danny Walton1968-04-201968L  7-1 @ PHI100000000000001100001st career game
Jim Ray1968-04-291968L  17-2 vs HOU101000000000000710001st career hit
Rusty Staub1968-05-011968L  3-1 vs HOU4041000000001006856385130764 hits
Rusty Staub1968-05-061968W  10-2 vs HOU4241006001000006886465231566 RBis, 4 hits
Bob Watson1968-05-251968W  3-2 vs HOU4011001000100001140101st career RBI
Bob Watson1968-05-271968W  10-1 vs HOU5121000100000001360111st career stolen base
Rusty Staub1968-06-031968L  7-2 vs HOU5142001000000007136785432764 hits
Bob Watson1968-06-131968L  3-2 @ PHI3120011000000002291211st career home run
Bob Aspromonte1968-06-161968L  3-1 @ PIT300000000110000100089452369181000th career game
Dick Simpson1968-06-221968L  7-6 vs HOU50000000004000020465103654 strikeouts
John Bateman1968-06-281968W  7-2 vs HOU3000000101100004933504319111st career stolen base
Nate Colbert1968-07-011968L  3-2 vs HOU5010000000300002010001st career hit
Nate Colbert1968-07-031968L  9-7 vs HOU4110002000100002220201st career RBI
John Bateman1968-07-051968W  13-9 @ ATL423001100100000500359441931500th career game
Nate Colbert1968-07-051968W  13-9 @ ATL5110000101100002430211st career stolen base
Rusty Staub1968-07-051968W  13-9 @ ATL2210012004000007427065634364 walks
Hector Torres1968-07-071968W  5-4 @ ATL412000110110000625501211st career stolen base
Steve Shea1968-07-141968W  5-4 @ CIN100000000000000100001st career game
Doug Rader1968-07-221968W  4-0 @ LAN410000010100001949054311st career stolen base
Jimmy Wynn1968-07-271968L  4-3 vs HOU40000000004000064360399328904 strikeouts
Hector Torres1968-08-131968L  4-2 @ PHI511001100000000947711821st career home run
Jimmy Wynn1968-08-141968L  4-3 @ PHI31100110010000065760810033090100th career home run
Don Wilson1968-08-311968W  6-2 @ CHN32100110000010055201701st career home run
Leon McFadden1968-09-071968W  6-3 @ ATL400000000110000100001st career game
Leon McFadden1968-09-101968W  3-2 @ CIN211000000210000210001st career hit
John Mayberry1968-09-101968L  4-3 @ CIN400000000010000100001st career game
Lee Thomas1968-09-111968L  5-1 @ CIN1000000000000001000837105424241000th career game
Leon McFadden1968-09-151968L  7-4 vs HOU201000010110000860011st career stolen base
Jimmy Wynn1968-09-221968W  6-1 vs HOU322002300100000686640109348912 home runs


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