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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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-04-15vs SFN1L  0-5-23,021 Don WilsonJuan MarichalJuan MarichalDon WilsonJerry Johnson05-5
1972-04-16vs SFN2L  6-10-10,778 Dave RobertsSam McDowellSam McDowellDave RobertsDon McMahon615-9
1972-04-17vs SFN3W  7-2-10,638 Larry DierkerJohn CumberlandLarry DierkerJohn CumberlandJim Ray1317-4
1972-04-18@ CIN4W  8-4-8,347Ken ForschDon GullettKen ForschDon GullettFred Gladding21210
1972-04-19@ CIN5W  7-5-6,217Jerry ReussJack BillinghamJerry ReussJack BillinghamGeorge Culver28262
1972-04-21@ SFN6W  7-3-16,898Don WilsonJohn CumberlandJim RayJohn CumberlandGeorge Culver35296
1972-04-22@ SFN7W  6-0-11,095Dave RobertsDon CarrithersDave RobertsDon Carrithers 412912
1972-04-23@ SFN8W  13-7-40,821Larry DierkerSteve StoneGeorge CulverDon McMahonFred Gladding543618
1972-04-24vs CHN9W  3-2-13,905 Ken ForschFergie JenkinsJim RayFergie Jenkins 573819
1972-04-25vs CHN10W  5-4-20,602 Jerry ReussBurt HootonJerry ReussBurt HootonFred Gladding624220
1972-04-26vs CHN11W  5-4-14,450 Dave RobertsJuan PizarroJim RayDan McGinn 674621
1972-04-28vs SLN12L  2-7-35,275 Larry DierkerReggie ClevelandReggie ClevelandLarry DierkerMoe Drabowsky695316
1972-04-29vs SLN13L  2-4-24,614 Ken ForschScipio SpinksAl SantoriniKen Forsch 715714
1972-04-30vs SLN14W  7-6-17,654 Don WilsonBob GibsonDon WilsonBob GibsonJim Ray786315
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-05-01@ PIT15W  9-8-4,788Dave RobertsSteve BlassJim RayDave Giusti 877116
1972-05-03@ PIT16L  2-3-9,522Jerry ReussDock EllisDock EllisJerry ReussBruce Kison897415
1972-05-05@ CHN17W  3-0-8,400Larry DierkerBurt HootonLarry DierkerBurt Hooton 927418
1972-05-06@ CHN18L  4-6-20,072Ken ForschBill HandsJuan PizarroKen Forsch 968016
1972-05-09@ SLN19L  1-2-8,963Don WilsonScipio SpinksScipio SpinksDon Wilson 978215
1972-05-10@ SLN20W  10-7-8,691Dave RobertsBob GibsonJim RayAl Santorini 1078918
1972-05-11@ SLN21L  3-4-7,859Jerry ReussRick WiseRick WiseJerry Reuss 1109317
1972-05-12vs PIT22L  2-4-17,863 Larry DierkerSteve BlassSteve BlassLarry DierkerBob Miller1129715
1972-05-13vs PIT23L  1-6-23,568 Ken ForschBob MooseBob MooseFred GladdingBob Miller11310310
1972-05-14vs PIT24W  7-6-14,704 Don WilsonNelson BrilesDon WilsonNelson BrilesJim Ray12010911
1972-05-15vs ATL25W  8-2-15,749 Dave RobertsTom KelleyDave RobertsTom Kelley 12811117
1972-05-16vs ATL26W  6-5-13,212 Jerry ReussRon SchuelerJim RayCecil Upshaw 13411618
1972-05-17vs ATL27W  9-0-15,823 Larry DierkerRon ReedLarry DierkerRon Reed 14311627
1972-05-18@ LAN28W  4-3-35,739Ken ForschDon SuttonJim RayJim BrewerFred Gladding14711928
1972-05-19@ LAN29L  1-2-27,245Don WilsonClaude OsteenClaude OsteenDon Wilson 14812127
1972-05-20@ LAN30L  0-3-31,256Dave RobertsAl DowningAl DowningDave Roberts 14812424
1972-05-21@ LAN31W  2-1-33,928Jerry ReussBill SingerJerry ReussBill Singer 15012525
1972-05-22@ SDN32W  7-0-4,498Larry DierkerEd AcostaLarry DierkerEd Acosta 15712532
1972-05-23@ SDN33W  7-0-0Tom GriffinClay KirbyTom GriffinClay Kirby 16412539
1972-05-23@ SDN34W  2-1-9,766Ken ForschBill GreifKen ForschBill Greif 16612640
1972-05-24@ SDN35W  4-2-7,625Don WilsonSteve ArlinDon WilsonSteve Arlin 17012842
1972-05-26vs LAN36W  5-3-36,328 Dave RobertsAl DowningDave RobertsJim Brewer 17513144
1972-05-27vs LAN37L  3-7-43,561 Jerry ReussBill SingerPete MikkelsenJerry Reuss 17813840
1972-05-28vs LAN38L  5-6-38,255 Larry DierkerTommy JohnJim BrewerFred GladdingPete Richert18314439
1972-05-29vs CIN39L  3-8-14,885 Ken ForschWayne SimpsonWayne SimpsonTom GriffinClay Carroll18615234
1972-05-30vs CIN40L  5-9-14,539 Don WilsonJack BillinghamJack BillinghamDon WilsonClay Carroll19116130
1972-05-31vs CIN41L  4-12-15,702 Dave RobertsGary NolanGary NolanDave Roberts 19517322
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-06-01vs CIN42L  3-10-14,466 Jerry ReussJim McGlothlinEd SpragueJerry ReussPedro Borbon19818315
1972-06-02@ MON43W  7-1-9,960Larry DierkerMike TorrezLarry DierkerMike Torrez 20518421
1972-06-03@ MON44L  0-1-22,342Ken ForschBill StonemanBill StonemanJim Ray 20518520
1972-06-04@ MON45W  5-0-18,052Don WilsonCarl MortonDon WilsonCarl Morton 21018525
1972-06-06@ PHI46W  4-3-8,237Dave RobertsWoodie FrymanDave RobertsWoodie FrymanFred Gladding21418826
1972-06-07@ PHI47L  1-3-10,712Jerry ReussSteve CarltonSteve CarltonJerry ReussBucky Brandon21519124
1972-06-08@ PHI48L  2-7-20,155Larry DierkerBill ChampionBill ChampionLarry DierkerJoe Hoerner21719819
1972-06-09@ NYN49W  4-2-40,036Ken ForschJon MatlackKen ForschJon MatlackFred Gladding22120021
1972-06-10@ NYN50L  3-5-54,198Don WilsonJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanDon WilsonDanny Frisella22420519
1972-06-11@ NYN51W  4-2-44,318Dave RobertsJim McAndrewDave RobertsJim McAndrewFred Gladding22820721
1972-06-12vs MON52W  3-1-15,565 Jerry ReussErnie McAnallyJerry ReussErnie McAnally 23120823
1972-06-13vs MON53L  1-5-13,467 Larry DierkerMike TorrezMike TorrezLarry Dierker 23221319
1972-06-14vs MON54W  5-4-14,356 Ken ForschBill StonemanFred GladdingMike Marshall 23721720
1972-06-16vs PHI55W  1-0-14,891 Don WilsonSteve CarltonTom GriffinDick Selma 23821721
1972-06-17vs PHI56W  10-5-24,834 Dave RobertsWoodie FrymanDave RobertsWoodie FrymanJim Ray24822226
1972-06-18vs PHI57W  10-0-20,768 Jerry ReussBill ChampionJerry ReussBill Champion 25822236
1972-06-19vs NYN58W  3-0-22,228 Larry DierkerJon MatlackLarry DierkerJon Matlack 26122239
1972-06-20vs NYN59W  7-4-26,394 Ken ForschJim McAndrewKen ForschJim McAndrewJim Ray26822642
1972-06-21vs NYN60L  4-5-25,473 Tom GriffinJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanTom GriffinTug McGraw27223141
1972-06-22@ CIN61W  9-5-22,164Dave RobertsWayne SimpsonGeorge CulverWayne SimpsonJim Ray28123645
1972-06-23@ CIN62L  1-7-20,401Jerry ReussRoss GrimsleyRoss GrimsleyJerry Reuss 28224339
1972-06-24@ CIN63W  4-1-31,907Larry DierkerJack BillinghamLarry DierkerJack Billingham 28624442
1972-06-25@ CIN64L  4-5-30,019Ken ForschJim McGlothlinClay CarrollFred Gladding 29024941
1972-06-26@ SDN65W  14-7-4,561Don WilsonClay KirbyGeorge CulverBill Greif 30425648
1972-06-27@ SDN66W  6-0-6,497Dave RobertsSteve ArlinDave RobertsSteve Arlin 31025654
1972-06-28@ LAN67L  0-5-22,053Jerry ReussDon SuttonDon SuttonJerry Reuss 31026149
1972-06-29@ LAN68W  8-6-21,382Larry DierkerTommy JohnFred GladdingJim BrewerTom Griffin31826751
1972-06-30vs ATL69L  2-5-24,963 Ken ForschRon ReedRon ReedGeorge Culver 32027248
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-07-01vs ATL70W  4-2-28,258 Don WilsonPhil NiekroDon WilsonPhil Niekro 32427450
1972-07-02vs ATL71W  5-4-27,150 Dave RobertsRon SchuelerTom GriffinPat Jarvis 32927851
1972-07-03vs ATL72L  9-13-22,048 Jerry ReussJim HardinPat JarvisJim RayCecil Upshaw33829147
1972-07-04vs PIT73W  6-0-31,164 Larry DierkerNelson BrilesLarry DierkerNelson Briles 34429153
1972-07-05vs PIT74L  4-6-23,646 Ken ForschDock EllisBob JohnsonKen Forsch 34829751
1972-07-06vs PIT75L  3-7-23,540 Don WilsonBob MooseRamon HernandezJim Ray 35130447
1972-07-07@ SLN76L  1-3-26,249Dave RobertsBob GibsonBob GibsonDave Roberts 35230745
1972-07-08@ SLN77L  1-2-25,103Jerry ReussReggie ClevelandReggie ClevelandJerry Reuss 35330944
1972-07-09@ SLN78W  12-6-36,153Larry DierkerRick WiseJim RayRick Wise 36531550
1972-07-11@ CHN79W  6-5-0Ken ForschBurt HootonKen ForschBurt HootonFred Gladding37132051
1972-07-11@ CHN80L  5-9-27,170Don WilsonBill HandsBill HandsDon WilsonJack Aker37632947
1972-07-12@ CHN81W  10-6-27,324Dave RobertsRick ReuschelDave RobertsRick ReuschelTom Griffin38633551
1972-07-13@ CHN82W  7-2-13,427Jerry ReussFergie JenkinsJim RayFergie Jenkins 39333756
1972-07-14@ PIT83L  2-5-24,487Larry DierkerNelson BrilesNelson BrilesLarry Dierker 39534253
1972-07-15@ PIT84L  1-5-16,202Ken ForschDock EllisDock EllisKen ForschDave Giusti39634749
1972-07-16@ PIT85L  2-3-0Tom GriffinBob MooseDave GiustiFred Gladding 39835048
1972-07-16@ PIT86L  2-3-49,341Don WilsonBruce KisonBruce KisonDon WilsonDave Giusti40035347
1972-07-17vs SLN87L  2-3-24,262 Dave RobertsBob GibsonBob GibsonDave Roberts 40235646
1972-07-18vs SLN88W  11-3-20,944 Jerry ReussReggie ClevelandJerry ReussReggie Cleveland 41335954
1972-07-19vs SLN89L  0-6-23,460 Larry DierkerRick WiseRick WiseLarry Dierker 41336548
1972-07-21vs CHN90L  3-11-23,415 Ken ForschBill BonhamBill BonhamKen ForschJack Aker41637640
1972-07-22vs CHN91W  7-2-33,530 Don WilsonRick ReuschelDon WilsonRick Reuschel 42337845
1972-07-23vs CHN92W  6-5-27,038 Dave RobertsFergie JenkinsFred GladdingFergie Jenkins 42938346
1972-07-27vs LAN93L  3-6-22,037 Ken ForschClaude OsteenClaude OsteenJim Ray 43238943
1972-07-28vs LAN94L  5-6-13,283 Don WilsonAl DowningPete MikkelsenFred GladdingJim Brewer43739542
1972-07-29vs LAN95W  7-2-27,082 Jerry ReussDon SuttonJerry ReussDon SuttonTom Griffin44439747
1972-07-30vs SDN96L  7-10-0 J.R. RichardFred NormanMike CaldwellJim York 45140744
1972-07-30vs SDN97W  4-3-27,388 Dave RobertsBill GreifDave RobertsGary Ross 45541045
1972-07-31vs SDN98W  3-2-11,988 Larry DierkerSteve ArlinLarry DierkerSteve Arlin 45841246
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-08-01vs CIN99L  1-3-31,405 Ken ForschWayne SimpsonWayne SimpsonGeorge Culver 45941544
1972-08-02vs CIN100W  10-1-31,838 Don WilsonGary NolanDon WilsonGary Nolan 46941653
1972-08-04@ SFN101W  6-1-6,331Jerry ReussJuan MarichalJerry ReussJuan MarichalFred Gladding47541758
1972-08-05@ SFN102W  4-3-8,081Dave RobertsDon CarrithersJim RayDon CarrithersFred Gladding47942059
1972-08-06@ SFN103W  7-3-0Larry DierkerJim BarrLarry DierkerJim BarrJim Ray48642363
1972-08-06@ SFN104L  2-6-16,478Tom GriffinJim WilloughbyJim WilloughbyTom Griffin 48842959
1972-08-08@ ATL105L  4-8-8,407Don WilsonDenny McLainDenny McLainDon Wilson 49243755
1972-08-09@ ATL106L  0-6-6,188Jerry ReussGeorge StoneGeorge StoneJerry Reuss 49244349
1972-08-10@ ATL107W  9-6-7,146Dave RobertsRon SchuelerTom GriffinPat JarvisFred Gladding50144952
1972-08-11vs SFN108W  6-3-23,145 Larry DierkerDon CarrithersLarry DierkerDon Carrithers 50745255
1972-08-12vs SFN109W  3-1-28,296 Don WilsonJim BarrDon WilsonJim Barr 51045357
1972-08-13vs SFN110L  3-4-25,475 Jerry ReussJim WilloughbyJim WilloughbyJerry Reuss 51345756
1972-08-14vs SFN111W  7-5-19,451 Dave RobertsFrank RebergerJ.R. RichardSteve StoneFred Gladding52046258
1972-08-15@ MON112L  2-3-18,840Larry DierkerBill StonemanMike MarshallJim Ray 52246557
1972-08-16@ MON113W  5-0-13,418Don WilsonMike TorrezDon WilsonMike Torrez 52746562
1972-08-17@ MON114W  17-5-11,145Jerry ReussBalor MooreGeorge CulverBalor Moore 54447074
1972-08-18@ PHI115W  4-3-11,707Dave RobertsBucky BrandonDave RobertsBucky BrandonFred Gladding54847375
1972-08-19@ PHI116L  0-4-33,525Larry DierkerWayne TwitchellWayne TwitchellLarry Dierker 54847771
1972-08-20@ PHI117W  3-1-13,712Don WilsonKen ReynoldsDon WilsonKen Reynolds 55147873
1972-08-21@ NYN118L  2-4-24,242Jerry ReussJon MatlackJon MatlackJim Ray 55348271
1972-08-22@ NYN119L  2-4-30,368Dave RobertsTom SeaverTom SeaverDave Roberts 55548669
1972-08-23@ NYN120W  7-4-26,100Larry DierkerJerry KoosmanLarry DierkerJerry Koosman 56249072
1972-08-25vs MON121L  3-4-15,126 Don WilsonBill StonemanMike MarshallJim Ray 56549471
1972-08-26vs MON122W  6-5-15,015 Jerry ReussMike TorrezFred GladdingMike Marshall 57149972
1972-08-27vs MON123W  8-2-13,362 Larry DierkerCarl MortonLarry DierkerCarl Morton 57950178
1972-08-29vs PHI124W  2-1-8,704 Don WilsonBucky BrandonFred GladdingMac Scarce 58150279
1972-08-30vs PHI125W  5-3-10,264 Jerry ReussSteve CarltonJerry ReussSteve CarltonJim Ray58650581
1972-08-31vs PHI126W  5-1-7,197 Larry DierkerWayne TwitchellLarry DierkerWayne Twitchell 59150685
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-09-01vs NYN127W  8-0-12,253 Dave RobertsTom SeaverDave RobertsTom Seaver 59950693
1972-09-02vs NYN128L  8-11-19,691 Don WilsonBrent StromTug McGrawJim Ray 60751790
1972-09-03vs NYN129L  1-2-18,875 Jerry ReussJim McAndrewTug McGrawJerry Reuss 60851989
1972-09-04vs ATL130L  5-6-6,828 Larry DierkerPhil NiekroRon SchuelerJim RayCecil Upshaw61352588
1972-09-05vs ATL131L  3-5-6,399 Dave RobertsPat JarvisPat JarvisDave RobertsCecil Upshaw61653086
1972-09-07@ SFN132W  5-1-2,427Don WilsonSam McDowellDon WilsonRandy Moffitt 62153190
1972-09-08@ SFN133W  5-3-3,406Larry DierkerJim BarrLarry DierkerJim BarrDave Roberts62653492
1972-09-09@ LAN134L  0-4-17,138Jerry ReussClaude OsteenClaude OsteenJerry Reuss 62653888
1972-09-10@ LAN135L  2-3-15,758Dave RobertsDon SuttonRon PerranoskiFred GladdingJim Brewer62854187
1972-09-11@ LAN136W  4-3-10,703Don WilsonAl DowningDon WilsonAl DowningJerry Reuss63254488
1972-09-13vs SDN137W  6-5-6,789 Larry DierkerMike CaldwellTom GriffinGary Ross 63854989
1972-09-14vs SDN138W  10-6-5,135 Jerry ReussSteve ArlinGeorge CulverSteve Arlin 64855593
1972-09-15vs LAN139L  2-4-16,762 Don WilsonClaude OsteenClaude OsteenDon Wilson 65055991
1972-09-16vs LAN140L  0-10-14,245 Ken ForschDon SuttonDon SuttonKen Forsch 65056981
1972-09-17vs LAN141W  15-11-9,213 Larry DierkerAl DowningGeorge CulverPete RichertFred Gladding66558085
1972-09-19@ ATL142W  5-3-2,126Don WilsonMike McQueenDon WilsonMike McQueenMike Cosgrove67058387
1972-09-20@ ATL143L  6-13-2,061Tom GriffinGeorge StoneGeorge StoneTom GriffinRon Schueler67659680
1972-09-22vs CIN144L  3-4-15,490 Larry DierkerRoss GrimsleyRoss GrimsleyLarry DierkerClay Carroll67960079
1972-09-23vs CIN145W  7-1-16,657 Don WilsonJim McGlothlinDon WilsonJim McGlothlin 68660185
1972-09-24vs CIN146L  2-10-12,709 Ken ForschJack BillinghamJack BillinghamKen ForschClay Carroll68861177
1972-09-26vs SFN147L  2-5-4,933 Jerry ReussSam McDowellSam McDowellJerry ReussElias Sosa69061674
1972-09-27vs SFN148W  3-0-6,223 Don WilsonJim WilloughbyDon WilsonJim Willoughby 69361677
1972-09-29@ SDN149W  5-2-5,994Ken ForschClay KirbyKen ForschSteve SimpsonDave Roberts69861880
1972-09-30@ SDN150W  6-5-4,443Jerry ReussFred NormanDave RobertsEd Acosta 70462381
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-10-01@ SDN151L  1-3-9,425Don WilsonSteve ArlinSteve ArlinDon Wilson 70562679
1972-10-03@ CIN152L  1-6-10,069Ken ForschGary NolanGary NolanKen ForschRoss Grimsley70663274
1972-10-04@ CIN153L  2-4-10,079Mike CosgrovePedro BorbonJim McGlothlinMike CosgroveClay Carroll70863672


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