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1972 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  84-69   .549
Result:   2nd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Harry Walker, Leo Durocher, Salty Parker
General Manager:   Spec Richardson
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,469,247
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Gibbon (37)
Youngest Player:  Cesar Cedeno (21)
Longest Tenure:  Larry Dierker, Jimmy Wynn, Norm Miller (8)
Top Hitter:  Cesar Cedeno (3)
Top Pitcher:  Don Wilson (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Englishbey (#9)

Roster Continuity:  70.51%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9559.617--
Houston8469.54910.5
LA Dodgers8570.54810.5
Atlanta7084.45525.0
SF Giants6986.44526.5
San Diego5895.37936.5

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Lee May1972-04-191972W  7-5 @ CIN410000000140000765785147451174 strikeouts
Cesar Cedeno1972-04-231972W  13-7 @ SFN62510032000000025328417127395 hits
Bobby Fenwick1972-04-261972W  5-4 vs HOU100000000010000100001st career game
Lee May1972-05-101972W  10-7 @ SLN534011300010000780805152466174 hits
Roger Metzger1972-05-101972W  10-7 @ SLN522001110000000166139132141st career home run
Bob Watson1972-05-101972W  10-7 @ SLN3000002000100203122822414922 sacrifice flies
Bobby Fenwick1972-05-111972L  4-3 @ SLN402000100010000220101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Jerry Reuss1972-05-111972L  4-3 @ SLN40000000004000057120714 strikeouts
Lee May1972-05-121972L  4-2 vs HOU424101100000000782810153468174 hits
Jesus Alou1972-05-261972W  5-3 vs HOU512000000000000992100025292311000th career hit
Jimmy Wynn1972-05-261972W  5-3 vs HOU411000030100000115210561845911533 stolen bases
Lee May1972-06-021972W  7-1 @ MON524101200000000799824156475184 hits
Jesus Alou1972-06-041972W  5-0 @ MON5000000000000001000100525293311000th career game
Cesar Cedeno1972-06-181972W  10-0 vs HOU53420121001000029633524142504 hits
Tommy Helms1972-06-191972W  3-0 vs HOU40400010000000089590220294234 hits
Cesar Cedeno1972-06-221972W  9-5 @ CIN43400110010000030034025144514 hits
Doug Rader1972-06-261972W  14-7 @ SDN52200220000000063859068330122 home runs
Lee May1972-07-031972L  13-9 vs HOU513001500010000828854162495185 RBis
Lee May1972-07-091972W  12-6 @ SLN42310131010000083486016350119500th career RBI
Roger Metzger1972-07-121972W  10-6 @ CHN341000010200000227196146224 runs scored
Jimmy Wynn1972-07-121972W  10-6 @ CHN523002400000000119010971936151562 home runs
Roger Metzger1972-07-181972W  11-3 vs HOU541000010010000234202147244 runs scored
Cesar Cedeno1972-07-231972W  6-5 vs HOU21110020010002032337830163612 sacrifice flies
Cesar Cedeno1972-07-291972W  7-2 vs HOU42100003001100032638131165643 stolen bases
Cesar Cedeno1972-08-021972W  10-1 vs HOU53411140100000033139032170684 hits
Lee May1972-08-041972W  6-1 @ SFN433102200000000857892171519192 home runs
Johnny Edwards1972-08-161972W  5-0 @ MON3120002000000101314100175482131000th career hit
Cesar Cedeno1972-08-171972W  17-5 @ MON54320140011000034540934181804 runs scored
Lee May1972-08-171972W  17-5 @ MON634002400010000870906173526192 home runs, 4 hits
Roger Metzger1972-09-071972W  5-1 @ SFN514001411210000278252259334 hits
Mike Cosgrove1972-09-101972L  3-2 @ LAN000000000000000100001st career game
Cliff Johnson1972-09-131972W  6-5 vs HOU100000000000000100001st career game
Cesar Cedeno1972-09-171972W  15-11 vs HOU52211050010000037243638199865 RBis
Lee May1972-09-171972W  15-11 vs HOU614101500010000896936176543195 RBis, 4 hits
Jimmy Wynn1972-09-171972W  15-11 vs HOU544110300100000125011571996501644 runs scored, 4 hits
Cliff Johnson1972-09-201972L  13-6 @ ATL201000000100000210001st career hit
Lee May1972-09-231972W  7-1 vs HOU514200100000000899943176545194 hits
Jimmy Wynn1972-09-231972W  7-1 vs HOU32100110020000012531161200652164200th career home run


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