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1972 Houston Astros (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 84-69 .549
Rank: 2nd in National League West
Run Differential: 708-636 + 72
Roster Continuity 70.51% 16/24
Manager(s): Harry Walker, Leo Durocher, Salty Parker
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,469,247 5/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Englishbey (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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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), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Lee MayHOUCINW 7-5 @CIN41000000014000007654 strikeouts
    Cesar CedenoHOUSFNW 13-7 @SFN62510032000000002535 hits
    Bobby FenwickHOUCHNW 5-4 vs CHN100000000010000011st career game
    Lee MayHOUSLNW 10-7 @SLN53401130001000007804 hits
    Roger MetzgerHOUSLNW 10-7 @SLN52200111000000001661st career home run
    Bob WatsonHOUSLNW 10-7 @SLN30000020001000203122 sacrifice flies
    Bobby FenwickHOUSLNL 3-4 @SLN402000100010000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Jerry ReussHOUSLNL 3-4 @SLN4000000000400000574 strikeouts
    Lee MayHOUPITL 2-4 vs PIT42410110000000007824 hits
    Jesus AlouHOULANW 5-3 vs LAN51200000000000009921000th career hit
    Jimmy WynnHOULANW 5-3 vs LAN411000030100000011523 stolen bases
    Lee MayHOUMONW 7-1 @MON52410120000000007994 hits
    Jesus AlouHOUMONW 5-0 @MON500000000000000010001000th career game
    Cesar CedenoHOUPHIW 10-0 vs PHI53420121001000002964 hits
    Tommy HelmsHOUNYNW 3-0 vs NYN40400010000000008954 hits
    Cesar CedenoHOUCINW 9-5 @CIN43400110010000003004 hits
    Doug RaderHOUSDNW 14-7 @SDN52200220000000006382 home runs
    Lee MayHOUATLL 9-13 vs ATL51300150001000008285 RBIs
    Lee MayHOUSLNW 12-6 @SLN4231013101001000834500th career RBI
    Roger MetzgerHOUCHNW 10-6 @CHN34100001020000002274 runs scored
    Jimmy WynnHOUCHNW 10-6 @CHN523002400000000011902 home runs
    Roger MetzgerHOUSLNW 11-3 vs SLN54100001001000002344 runs scored
    Cesar CedenoHOUCHNW 6-5 vs CHN21110020010010203232 sacrifice flies
    Cesar CedenoHOULANW 7-2 vs LAN42100003001100003263 stolen bases
    Cesar CedenoHOUCINW 10-1 vs CIN53411140100000003314 hits
    Lee MayHOUSFNW 6-1 @SFN43310220000000008572 home runs
    Johnny EdwardsHOUMONW 5-0 @MON312000200000001013141000th career hit
    Cesar CedenoHOUMONW 17-5 @MON54320140011000003454 runs scored
    Lee MayHOUMONW 17-5 @MON63400240001000008702 home runs, 4 hits
    Roger MetzgerHOUSFNW 5-1 @SFN51400141121000002784 hits
    Mike CosgroveHOULANL 2-3 @LAN000000000000000011st career game
    Cliff JohnsonHOUSDNW 6-5 vs SDN100000000000000011st career game
    Cesar CedenoHOULANW 15-11 vs LAN52211050010010003725 RBIs
    Lee MayHOULANW 15-11 vs LAN61410150001000008965 RBIs, 4 hits
    Jimmy WynnHOULANW 15-11 vs LAN544110300100000012504 runs scored, 4 hits
    Cliff JohnsonHOUATLL 6-13 @ATL201000000100000021st career hit
    Lee MayHOUCINW 7-1 vs CIN51420010000000008994 hits
    Jimmy WynnHOUCINW 7-1 vs CIN32100110020000001253200th career home run
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Wade BlasingameHOUSLNW 10-7 @SLN 0.10220200003000--20044-47200th career game
    Ken ForschHOUPITL 1-6 vs PIT 11911011100043000--4010-1111 Strikeouts
    Larry DierkerHOUATLW 9-0 vs ATLWSHO940001400031000--20685-67Complete game/Shutout
    Don WilsonHOUSDNW 4-2 @SDNW 9722111100136000--16670-5411 Strikeouts
    Jerry ReussHOULANL 3-7 vs LANL 7.1854021000231000--6425-2510 Strikeouts
    Fred GladdingHOUPHIW 4-3 @PHISv 0.21000010003000--40041-29400th career game
    Fred GladdingHOUNYNW 4-2 @NYNSv 21000000005000--40141-29100th career save
    Tom GriffinHOUNYNL 3-5 @NYN 3.110000800011000--7115-30Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Jerry ReussHOUPHIW 10-0 vs PHIWSHO910004900032000--6827-27Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Larry DierkerHOUNYNW 3-0 vs NYNWSHO910002300029000--21288-69Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Tom GriffinHOULANW 8-6 @LANSv 11000020004000--7616-311st career save
    Jerry ReussHOUATLL 9-13 vs ATL 275512500116000--7127-29Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Jim RayHOUATLL 9-13 vs ATLL 432203300018000--20033-15200th career game
    Larry DierkerHOUPITW 6-0 vs PITWSHO980000400034000--21590-69Complete game/Shutout
    Don WilsonHOUCHNW 7-2 vs CHNWCG9622111200033000--17673-5812 Strikeouts
    Larry DierkerHOUSDNW 3-2 vs SDNWCG982204200139000--21991-711000th career strikeout
    Don WilsonHOUSFNW 3-1 vs SFNWCG9711011200033000--18075-5912 Strikeouts
    Don WilsonHOUPHIW 3-1 @PHIW 9411131400033000--18277-5914 Strikeouts
    Dave RobertsHOUNYNW 8-0 vs NYNWSHO960002600033000--12832-40Complete game/Shutout
    Mike CosgroveHOULANL 2-3 @LAN 0.20000000002000--10-01st career game
    Jerry ReussHOULANW 4-3 @LANSv 2.111102400010000--8531-341st career save
    Tom GriffinHOUSDNW 6-5 vs SDNW 7531041000030000--9819-3210 Strikeouts
    Jerry ReussHOUCINL 3-4 vs CIN 7.1222231000128000--8831-3410 Strikeouts
    Don WilsonHOUCINW 7-1 vs CINWCG941100600031000--18980-601000th career strikeout
    Don WilsonHOUSFNW 3-0 vs SFNWSHO960002530034000--19081-60Complete game/Shutout

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