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1972 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-69 .549
Rank: 2nd in National League West
Run Differential: 708-636 + 72
Manager(s): Harry Walker, Leo Durocher, Salty Parker
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,469,247 5/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Steve Englishbey (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9559.617--
8469.54910.5
8570.54810.5
7084.45525.0
6986.44526.5
5895.37936.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
22Jesus AlouOF3093829
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011027514103.312.360.376736.065.118.3300.71--35101
28Cesar CedenoOF21559103179
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8
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8255215662551411.320.380.537917.216.377.3281.1125.4300620
29Rich ChilesOF221103
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1
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002001100000.273.333.364697.091.182.3001.00--412
37Mike CosgroveP212000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
39George CulverP281933
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0010011000200.158.200.211411.053.105.33310.00--422
49Larry DierkerP2578213
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00040012410600.167.177.167344.000.013.24124.00--1385
7Johnny EdwardsC343323389
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40245039112185.268.356.373729.105.250.2840.7866.4124391
18Bobby Fenwick2B255079
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0040131301001.180.226.240466.060.100.2434.33--1253
43Ken ForschP254126
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00000012100701.146.167.146313.000.024.30021.00--649
48Fred GladdingP365000002000400110.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
38Tom GriffinP242537
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2000900301.280.280.520800.240.240.400--25.01328
19Tommy Helms2B3151845134
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60432427483108.259.286.346632.087.135.2601.12103.6179555
8Jack HiattC292525
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000005502001.200.333.320653.120.320.2501.00--830
10Larry HowardC271571635
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1300173003105.223.299.306605.083.191.2641.7678.548175
6Cliff JohnsonC24401
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0000002000000.250.500.250750.000.500.2500.00--16
23Lee May1B2959287168
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9831521452120113.284.341.490831.206.297.3322.7920.4290645
14Roger MetzgerSS2464184142
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38239607111947.222.287.259546.037.153.2451.18320.5166714
21Norm MillerOF261071826
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1310132310404.243.325.393718.150.280.2751.7726.842124
12Doug Rader3B2755370131
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905557120582918.237.304.425729.188.291.2602.1125.1235621
45Jim RayP271601
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0000000900100.062.063.062125.000.000.143----117
47Jerry ReussP236657
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0010054000103.106.169.136305.030.106.2698.00--972
15Dave RobertsP2767716
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90141600621.239.274.343617.104.149.2754.0033.52379
11Jimmy StewartOF-1B33961421
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09016902030.219.257.312569.094.146.2331.50--30105
9Bob StinsonC263536
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002001610010.171.189.200389.029.057.2006.00--737
8Gary Sutherland3B-2B27801
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0001000000000.125.125.125250.000.000.125----18
27Bob WatsonOF2654874171
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8611538385256.312.370.464834.151.248.3411.5734.3254608
40Don WilsonP277658
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020023500802.105.128.132260.026.053.19517.50--1086
24Jimmy WynnOF30542117148
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901771039926238.273.387.470857.197.406.2940.9622.6255650
42Jim YorkP241000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
36Wade Blasingame009.00100003084981891001.504.501.129.0010.121.12--
40Don Wilson15102.683333133002281967968166617211021.157.740.632.616.792.61-.957
15Dave Roberts1274.50352873421922271009618571117021.4810.640.842.675.201.95-1.620
50J.R. Richard1013.50410000610990882023.0015.000.0012.0012.001.00-1.250
47Jerry Reuss9134.173330411119217710189148317472101.358.300.663.898.162.10-.867
45Jim Ray1094.3054000258907750431044504031.347.701.004.405.001.14-1.117
38Tom Griffin543.263951110394923934738835031.388.810.673.647.952.18-.944
48Fred Gladding562.7642000321448381615112183021.026.980.182.203.311.50-1.947
37Joe Gibbon0010.29900040713982540112.5716.712.576.435.140.80-1.833
43Ken Forsch683.9230241030156163756819621139001.449.401.103.586.521.82-1.091
49Larry Dierker1583.39313112500214209878114511153151.218.750.592.134.812.25-1.512
39George Culver623.064500016297733333743822051.206.770.653.997.611.91-.742
37Mike Cosgrove014.507100311316872371001.3610.291.291.934.502.33-1.556
42Jim York015.252600014036452121318253011.7511.250.754.506.251.39-1.500


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