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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
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

Coaching Staff

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

#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
  • Complete listing of games for the 1972 Houston Astros. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1972 Houston Astros Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1HOUvs SFNL0-50-16921No105-5
    2HOUvs SFNL6-100-261119No2615-9
    3HOUvs SFNW7-21-251119No11317-4
    4HOU@ CINW8-42-23711Yes121210
    5HOU@ CINW7-53-2269Yes128262
    6HOU@ SFNW7-34-2246Yes1.535296
    7HOU@ SFNW6-05-2234Yes1.5412912  
    8HOU@ SFNW13-76-2233Yes0.5543618
    9HOUvs CHNW3-27-2123Yes--573819  
    10HOUvs CHNW5-48-2111Yes--624220
    11HOUvs CHNW5-49-2112Yes--674621  
    12HOUvs SLNL2-79-3122Yes--695316
    13HOUvs SLNL2-49-4247Yes0.5715714  
    14HOUvs SLNW7-610-4223Yes0.5786315
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    15HOU@ PITW9-811-4111Yes--877116  
    16HOU@ PITL2-311-5123Yes--897415
    17HOU@ CHNW3-012-5112Yes--927418  
    18HOU@ CHNL4-612-6113Yes--968016  
    19HOU@ SLNL1-212-7136Yes--978215  
    20HOU@ SLNW10-713-7124Yes--1078918  
    21HOU@ SLNL3-413-8136Yes--1109317  
    22HOUvs PITL2-413-9248Yes0.51129715
    23HOUvs PITL1-613-10249Yes1.511310310
    24HOUvs PITW7-614-10238Yes112010911
    25HOUvs ATLW8-215-10238Yes112811117  
    26HOUvs ATLW6-516-10236Yes113411618  
    27HOUvs ATLW9-017-10124Yes--14311627  
    28HOU@ LANW4-318-10123Yes--14711928
    29HOU@ LANL1-218-11124Yes--14812127  
    30HOU@ LANL0-318-12237Yes114812424  
    31HOU@ LANW2-119-12125Yes--15012525  
    32HOU@ SDNW7-020-12125Yes--15712532  
    33HOU@ SDNW7-022-12124Yes--16612640  
    34HOU@ SDNW2-122-12124Yes--16612640  
    35HOU@ SDNW4-223-12123Yes--17012842  
    36HOUvs LANW5-324-12122Yes--17513144  
    37HOUvs LANL3-724-13123Yes--17813840  
    38HOUvs LANL5-624-14124Yes--18314439
    39HOUvs CINL3-824-15135Yes--18615234
    40HOUvs CINL5-924-16246Yes0.519116130
    41HOUvs CINL4-1224-17246Yes1.519517322  
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    42HOUvs CINL3-1024-18357Yes1.519818315
    43HOU@ MONW7-125-18358Yes1.520518421  
    44HOU@ MONL0-125-19359Yes2.520518520  
    45HOU@ MONW5-026-19359Yes1.521018525  
    46HOU@ PHIW4-327-19357Yes1.521418826
    47HOU@ PHIL1-327-20358Yes1.521519124
    48HOU@ PHIL2-727-21359Yes2.521719819
    49HOU@ NYNW4-228-21358Yes222120021
    50HOU@ NYNL3-528-22369No2.522420519
    51HOU@ NYNW4-229-22358Yes2.522820721
    52HOUvs MONW3-130-22357Yes223120823  
    53HOUvs MONL1-530-23358Yes3.523221319  
    54HOUvs MONW5-431-23357Yes3.523721720  
    55HOUvs PHIW1-032-23247Yes2.523821721  
    56HOUvs PHIW10-533-23246Yes2.524822226
    57HOUvs PHIW10-034-23246Yes1.525822236  
    58HOUvs NYNW3-035-23246Yes0.526122239  
    59HOUvs NYNW7-436-23134Yes--26822642
    60HOUvs NYNL4-536-24246Yes0.527223141
    61HOU@ CINW9-537-24135Yes--28123645
    62HOU@ CINL1-737-25246Yes0.528224339  
    63HOU@ CINW4-138-25134Yes--28624442  
    64HOU@ CINL4-538-26246Yes0.529024941  
    65HOU@ SDNW14-739-26245Yes0.530425648  
    66HOU@ SDNW6-040-26245Yes0.531025654  
    67HOU@ LANL0-540-27245Yes1.531026149  
    68HOU@ LANW8-641-27245Yes0.531826751
    69HOUvs ATLL2-541-28245Yes0.532027248  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    70HOUvs ATLW4-242-28245Yes0.532427450  
    71HOUvs ATLW5-443-28245Yes0.532927851  
    72HOUvs ATLL9-1343-29245Yes0.533829147
    73HOUvs PITW6-044-29245Yes0.534429153  
    74HOUvs PITL4-644-30245Yes134829751  
    75HOUvs PITL3-744-31245Yes1.535130447  
    76HOU@ SLNL1-344-32245Yes1.535230745  
    77HOU@ SLNL1-244-33245Yes2.535330944  
    78HOU@ SLNW12-645-33245Yes136531550  
    79HOU@ CHNW6-546-34234Yes1.537632947
    80HOU@ CHNL5-946-34234Yes1.537632947
    81HOU@ CHNW10-647-34234Yes1.538633551
    82HOU@ CHNW7-248-34234Yes1.539333756  
    83HOU@ PITL2-548-35245Yes2.539534253  
    84HOU@ PITL1-548-36245Yes3.539634749
    85HOU@ PITL2-348-38246Yes540035347  
    86HOU@ PITL2-348-38246Yes540035347
    87HOUvs SLNL2-348-39247Yes640235646  
    88HOUvs SLNW11-349-39247Yes541335954  
    89HOUvs SLNL0-649-40247Yes641336548  
    90HOUvs CHNL3-1149-41247Yes741637640
    91HOUvs CHNW7-250-41247Yes742337845  
    92HOUvs CHNW6-551-41247Yes642938346  
    93HOUvs LANL3-651-42247Yes743238943  
    94HOUvs LANL5-651-43248Yes743739542
    95HOUvs LANW7-252-43248Yes644439747
    96HOUvs SDNW4-353-44248Yes645541045  
    97HOUvs SDNL7-1053-44248Yes645541045  
    98HOUvs SDNW3-254-44248Yes545841246  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    99HOUvs CINL1-354-45248Yes645941544  
    100HOUvs CINW10-155-45247Yes546941653  
    101HOU@ SFNW6-156-45236Yes5.547541758
    102HOU@ SFNW4-357-45236Yes5.547942059
    103HOU@ SFNL2-658-46236Yes548842959  
    104HOU@ SFNW7-358-46236Yes548842959
    105HOU@ ATLL4-858-47236Yes6.549243755  
    106HOU@ ATLL0-658-48237Yes7.549244349  
    107HOU@ ATLW9-659-48235Yes6.550144952
    108HOUvs SFNW6-360-48235Yes5.550745255  
    109HOUvs SFNW3-161-48235Yes4.551045357  
    110HOUvs SFNL3-461-49235Yes5.551345756  
    111HOUvs SFNW7-562-49235Yes5.552046258
    112HOU@ MONL2-362-50235Yes6.552246557  
    113HOU@ MONW5-063-50235Yes6.552746562  
    114HOU@ MONW17-564-50235Yes5.554447074  
    115HOU@ PHIW4-365-50235Yes5.554847375
    116HOU@ PHIL0-465-51235Yes6.554847771  
    117HOU@ PHIW3-166-51235Yes6.555147873  
    118HOU@ NYNL2-466-52235Yes7.555348271  
    119HOU@ NYNL2-466-53235Yes8.555548669  
    120HOU@ NYNW7-467-53235Yes7.556249072  
    121HOUvs MONL3-467-54235Yes956549471  
    122HOUvs MONW6-568-54235Yes857149972  
    123HOUvs MONW8-269-54235Yes857950178  
    124HOUvs PHIW2-170-54235Yes7.558150279  
    125HOUvs PHIW5-371-54235Yes7.558650581
    126HOUvs PHIW5-172-54235Yes759150685  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    127HOUvs NYNW8-073-54234Yes6.559950693  
    128HOUvs NYNL8-1173-55234Yes6.560751790  
    129HOUvs NYNL1-273-56235Yes7.560851989  
    130HOUvs ATLL5-673-57235Yes861352588
    131HOUvs ATLL3-573-58235Yes861653086
    132HOU@ SFNW5-174-58235Yes762153190  
    133HOU@ SFNW5-375-58234Yes6.562653492
    134HOU@ LANL0-475-59235Yes6.562653888  
    135HOU@ LANL2-375-60235Yes762854187
    136HOU@ LANW4-376-60235Yes6.563254488
    137HOUvs SDNW6-577-60235Yes763854989  
    138HOUvs SDNW10-678-60235Yes6.564855593  
    139HOUvs LANL2-478-61234Yes6.565055991  
    140HOUvs LANL0-1078-62235Yes7.565056981  
    141HOUvs LANW15-1179-62234Yes6.566558085
    142HOU@ ATLW5-379-62235Yes7.566558085
    143HOU@ ATLL6-1379-62234Yes866558085
    144HOUvs CINL3-479-63235Yes966858484
    145HOUvs CINW7-180-63235Yes867558590  
    146HOUvs CINL2-1080-64235Yes967759582
    147HOUvs SFNL2-580-65235Yes967960079
    148HOUvs SFNW3-081-65235Yes868260082  
    149HOU@ SDNW5-282-65235Yes868760285
    150HOU@ SDNW6-583-65235Yes769360786  
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    151HOU@ SDNL1-383-66235Yes869461084  
    152HOU@ CINL1-683-67236Yes969561679
    153HOU@ CINL2-483-68236Yes1069762077


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