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1971 Houston Astros (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 585-567 + 18
Manager(s): Harry Walker
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,261,589 11/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Neil Rasmussen (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Salty Parker
Assistant Coach: Jim Owens
Assistant Coach: Hub Kittle
Assistant Coach: Buddy Hancken

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), John Mayberry (#6), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8973.5491.0
8280.5068.0
7983.48811.0
7983.48811.0
61100.37928.5
Full League Standings
  • 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
    Roger MetzgerHOULANW 2-1 vs LAN301000000000000041st career hit
    Jimmy WynnHOULANW 2-1 vs LAN000000000100000010001000th career game
    Ken ForschHOUCHNL 0-6 vs CHN101000000000000051st career hit
    Roger MetzgerHOUSFNL 3-4 @SFN4221000100100000121st career stolen base
    Roger MetzgerHOULANL 5-6 @LAN4111002000000000131st career RBI
    Rich ChilesHOUCHNL 1-3 @CHN100000000000000011st career game
    Rich ChilesHOUMONL 2-3 vs MON111010000000000021st career hit
    Jesus AlouHOUNYNL 5-6 vs NYN52410000000000008814 hits
    Joe MorganHOUPHIW 8-1 @PHI43410022000000107544 hits
    Doug RaderHOUSLNW 12-4 vs SLN42210160001000004756 RBIs
    Rich ChilesHOUSDNW 3-2 vs SDN1011001000000000111st career RBI
    Denis MenkeHOUSDNL 1-2 vs SDN402000000100000011381000th career hit
    Jesus AlouHOUATLW 7-6 @ATL50410030000000009034 hits
    Cesar CedenoHOUATLW 7-6 @ATL53410130001000001394 hits
    Doug RaderHOUPITL 4-6 vs PIT2000001001000010500500th career game
    Jay SchlueterHOULANL 4-5 @LAN010000000000000011st career game
    Doug RaderHOULANW 9-7 @LAN52410030000000005034 hits
    Jay SchlueterHOUSLNL 5-9 @SLN101000000000000041st career hit
    Bill GreifHOUPHIW 3-2 vs PHI201000000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Denis MenkeHOUMONW 8-2 vs MON32110030010000001189500th career RBI
    Ray BusseHOUNYNL 3-9 @NYN100000000000000011st career game
    Jimmy WynnHOUMONL 4-7 @MON401000000020000110801000th career hit
    Rich ChilesHOUATLL 5-10 @ATL3220011000000000381st career home run
    Ken ForschHOUCHNL 4-5 @CHN3010001000100000281st career RBI
    Bob WatsonHOUSFNL 6-16 @SFN42300240001000002772 home runs
    J.R. RichardHOUSFNW 5-3 @SFN300000000010010011st career game
    Ray BusseHOUATLW 5-1 @ATL401000100000000061st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Cesar GeronimoHOUATLW 5-1 @ATL51100120001000001571st career home run
    John MayberryHOUCINW 5-2 @CIN3220023001001000912 home runs
    Cesar GeronimoHOUSDNW 3-2 vs SDN31000002011000001601st career stolen base
    Derrel ThomasHOUSDNL 2-5 vs SDN100000000010000011st career game
    Larry YountHOUATLL 2-4 vs ATL000000000000000011st career game
    Cesar CedenoHOUCINW 5-4 vs CIN41400000010010002394 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Tom GriffinHOUSFNL 1-2 @SFN 8511131000032000--5614-2410 Strikeouts
    Larry DierkerHOUPHIW 1-0 vs PHIWSHO960003700034000--18173-59Complete game/Shutout
    Don WilsonHOUSDNW 2-0 vs SDNWSHO940000600131000--13355-43Complete game/Shutout
    Don WilsonHOUCINW 2-0 vs CINWSHO950001810033000--13756-44Complete game/Shutout
    George CulverHOUPITL 0-3 vs PIT 1.12110010005000--20032-39200th career game
    Ken ForschHOUSFNW 5-2 vs SFNWCG9622011110133000--185-211 Strikeouts
    Don WilsonHOUCINW 4-3 vs CIN 8.1933021210036000--14257-4612 Strikeouts
    Don WilsonHOUPHIL 0-1 vs PHIL 85110070002874561876%14557-48Threw 76% strikes
    Wade BlasingameHOUPHIW 10-7 vs PHI 4.1765002000214436882%18340-44Threw 82% strikes
    George CulverHOUPHIW 10-7 vs PHIW 4.2411102000173226681%21133-40Threw 81% strikes
    Bill GreifHOUPHIW 3-2 vs PHI 6.162203600129119764364%10-01st career game
    Buddy HarrisHOUPHIW 3-2 vs PHIW 12000010005118373%101-01st career win
    Wade BlasingameHOUPHIW 5-1 @PHIW 94111030023364501478%18542-44Threw 78% strikes
    Don WilsonHOUCHNW 2-1 vs CHNWCG921114900033000--14860-482-hitter
    Ken ForschHOULANW 2-0 vs LANWSHO940003900035000--267-6Complete game/Shutout
    Larry DierkerHOUSDNL 2-3 vs SDN 12110010005000--20082-65200th career game
    Jack BillinghamHOUCHNW 3-0 @CHNWSHO930000500028000--17128-27Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Don WilsonHOUPITW 4-0 vs PITWSHO950003400033000--15363-49Complete game/Shutout
    Jack BillinghamHOUSFNW 1-0 @SFNW 9500021100033000--17429-2911 Strikeouts
    J.R. RichardHOUSFNW 5-3 @SFNW 9732031500038000--11-015 Strikeouts, 1st career win, 1st career game
    Don WilsonHOUCINW 4-1 vs CINWCG911104600131000--15767-491-hitter
    Don WilsonHOUSFNL 1-2 vs SFNL 8721111000134000--15867-5010 Strikeouts


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