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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:  -

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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Dave Giusti1968-04-131968W  4-3 vs PHIWCG9633111300034000--14037-3913 Strikeouts
Jim Ray1968-04-151968W  1-0 vs NYN  7200011100024000--60-211 Strikeouts
Larry Dierker1968-04-301968W  3-0 vs CINWSHO920003700028000--7725-25Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Denny Lemaster1968-05-021968W  4-0 vs SLNWSHO930001500030000--19359-61Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Larry Dierker1968-05-211968W  8-2 @ CINW 9722011200136000--8127-2712 Strikeouts
Denny Lemaster1968-06-081968W  3-2 vs PITW 692202510028000--20062-63200th career game
Larry Dierker1968-06-111968W  5-1 @ PHIW 9711101100032000--8529-2911 Strikeouts
Denny Lemaster1968-06-181968W  3-2 @ NYNWCG9622041000036000--20263-6410 Strikeouts
Jim Ray1968-06-181968W  6-5 @ NYNW 650002711025000--201-41st career win
Mike Cuellar1968-06-211968W  2-1 vs PHIWCG9610001200034000--14338-3312 Strikeouts
Dave Giusti1968-06-261968W  2-1 vs CHNWCG921102710031000--15341-452-hitter
Don Wilson1968-06-291968W  2-0 vs NYNWSHO930003600032000--4616-18Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Denny Lemaster1968-07-021968W  2-0 vs CINWSHO940001700030000--20565-65Complete game/Shutout
Don Wilson1968-07-141968W  6-1 @ CINW 9511021810033000--4817-1918 Strikeouts
Steve Shea1968-07-141968W  5-4 @ CINW 1.10000000004000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Steve Shea1968-07-191968W  3-1 @ SFNSv 2.12000120009000--31-01st career save
Mike Cuellar1968-07-291968W  2-0 vs LANWSHO940002400031000--14940-35Complete game/Shutout
Danny Coombs1968-08-151968W  3-2 @ PHISv 0.20000011002000--624-51st career save
Tom Dukes1968-08-161968W  3-1 @ NYNW 1.20000130006000--411-41st career win
Jim Ray1968-08-181968W  5-2 @ NYNW 9422131000035000--322-410 Strikeouts
Don Wilson1968-09-101968W  3-2 @ CINW 9622121610035000--5824-2116 Strikeouts
Jim Ray1968-09-251968W  3-2 vs SFNSv 0.10000010001000--382-41st career save


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