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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Wade Blasingame1972-05-101972W  10-7 @ SLN  0.10220200003000--20044-47200th career game
Ken Forsch1972-05-131972L  6-1 vs PIT  11911011100043000--4010-1111 Strikeouts
Larry Dierker1972-05-171972W  9-0 vs ATLWSHO940001400031000--20685-67Complete game/Shutout
Don Wilson1972-05-241972W  4-2 @ SDNW 9722111100136000--16670-5411 Strikeouts
Jerry Reuss1972-05-271972L  7-3 vs LANL 7.1854021000231000--6425-2510 Strikeouts
Fred Gladding1972-06-061972W  4-3 @ PHISv 0.21000010003000--40041-29400th career game
Fred Gladding1972-06-091972W  4-2 @ NYNSv 21000000005000--40141-29100th career save
Tom Griffin1972-06-101972L  5-3 @ NYN  3.110000800011000--7115-30Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Jerry Reuss1972-06-181972W  10-0 vs PHIWSHO910004900032000--6827-27Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Larry Dierker1972-06-191972W  3-0 vs NYNWSHO910002300029000--21288-69Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Tom Griffin1972-06-291972W  8-6 @ LANSv 11000020004000--7616-311st career save
Jerry Reuss1972-07-031972L  13-9 vs ATL  275512500116000--7127-29Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Jim Ray1972-07-031972L  13-9 vs ATLL 432203300018000--20033-15200th career game
Larry Dierker1972-07-041972W  6-0 vs PITWSHO980000400034000--21590-69Complete game/Shutout
Don Wilson1972-07-221972W  7-2 vs CHNWCG9622111200033000--17673-5812 Strikeouts
Larry Dierker1972-07-311972W  3-2 vs SDNWCG982204200139000--21991-711000th career strikeout
Don Wilson1972-08-121972W  3-1 vs SFNWCG9711011200033000--18075-5912 Strikeouts
Don Wilson1972-08-201972W  3-1 @ PHIW 9411131400033000--18277-5914 Strikeouts
Dave Roberts1972-09-011972W  8-0 vs NYNWSHO960002600033000--12832-40Complete game/Shutout
Mike Cosgrove1972-09-101972L  3-2 @ LAN  0.20000000002000--10-01st career game
Jerry Reuss1972-09-111972W  4-3 @ LANSv 2.111102400010000--8531-341st career save
Tom Griffin1972-09-131972W  6-5 vs SDNW 7531041000030000--9819-3210 Strikeouts
Jerry Reuss1972-09-221972L  4-3 vs CIN  7.1222231000128000--8831-3410 Strikeouts
Don Wilson1972-09-231972W  7-1 vs CINWCG941100600031000--18980-601000th career strikeout
Don Wilson1972-09-271972W  3-0 vs SFNWSHO960002530034000--19081-60Complete game/Shutout


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