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1973 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 681-672 + 9
Roster Continuity 91.69% 1/24
Manager(s): Leo Durocher
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,394,004 8/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Calvin Portley (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bob Lillis
First Base Coach: Grady Hatton
Pitching Coach: Hub Kittle
Third Base Coach: Preston Gomez

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
9566.5903.5
8874.54311.0
8280.50617.0
7685.47222.5
60102.37039.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Roger MetzgerSS25   58067145
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14
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1
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3510439703012310.250.299.322621.072.150.2811.79580.0187637
12Doug Rader3B28   57479146
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26
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021
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89434697363610.254.310.409719.155.237.2712.1127.3235632
27Bob WatsonOF27   57397179
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3
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16
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94148573481318.312.403.449852.136.279.3350.8635.8257666
23Lee May1B30   54565147
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24
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3
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28
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10511341222100913.270.310.479789.209.272.2953.5919.5261590
19Tommy Helms2B32   54344156
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28
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2
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4
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611132210126311.287.325.368693.081.140.2920.66135.8200584
28Cesar CedenoOF22   52586168
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35
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2
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25
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7056154179771219.320.376.537913.217.373.3381.9321.0282576
24Jimmy WynnOF31   48190106
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14
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5
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20
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55141191102491411.220.347.395742.175.370.2371.1224.1190581
9Skip JutzeC27   2781862
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0018011937156214.223.273.245518.022.086.2551.95--68306
7Johnny EdwardsC35   2502461
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10
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2
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5
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2710192327414.244.301.360661.116.196.2511.2150.090276
20Tommie AgeeOF30   2043048
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2
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8
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1525165511004.235.294.397691.162.225.2843.4425.581221
25Bob GallagherOF24   1481639
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100132701021.264.275.338613.074.088.3069.0074.050153
47Jerry ReussP24   95713
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0080044500911.137.170.168338.032.074.25511.25--16109
15Dave RobertsP28   85311
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00500025001203.129.129.153282.024.024.183----1397
40Don WilsonP28   79414
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0050013200601.177.188.228416.051.063.29832.00--1886
11Jimmy Stewart3B34   68613
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00030091211301.191.295.191486.000.132.2321.33--1381
17Hector TorresSS-2B27   6636
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0020171310304.091.189.106295.015.106.1131.86--777
43Ken ForschP26   6224
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0010022600500.065.094.081175.016.048.11113.00--569
22Jesus AlouOF31   55713
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8001621003.236.276.327603.091.109.2506.0055.01858
17Gary Sutherland2B28   54814
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003003500102.259.298.352650.093.148.2861.67--1958
10Larry HowardC28   4838
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0040051202101.167.245.229474.063.167.2222.40--1154
21Greg GrossOF20   3959
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01214400002.231.302.333635.103.231.2571.00--1343
38Tom GriffinP25   2813
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1000910401.107.138.286424.179.179.111--28.0833
50J.R. RichardP23   2825
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00010001200100.179.179.179358.000.000.313----529
6Cliff Johnson1B25   2066
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6001710000.300.364.7001064.400.450.3647.0010.01422
16Ray BusseSS-3B24   1711
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00000011200000.059.111.059170.000.059.20012.00--118
8Rafael Batista1B25   1524
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0002001601000.267.313.267580.000.067.4446.00--416
20Dave Campbell3B31   1514
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002000400000.267.267.400667.133.133.364----615
30Jim CrawfordP22   1313
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001001700000.231.286.308594.077.154.5007.00--414
45Jim RayP28   1313
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0001000400201.231.231.231462.000.000.333----315
22Mike EaslerOF22   7100000002401000.000.222.000222.000.286.0002.00--09
42Jim YorkP25   5100000001200100.000.167.000167.000.200.0002.00--07
49Larry DierkerP26   4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
46Doug KoniecznyP21   4000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
21Norm MillerOF27   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
39Juan PizarroP36   3000000001000100.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--05
9Otis ThorntonC28   3000001000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
34Cecil UpshawP30   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals19965532681139121635134634924846996233728336135.251.308.376684.124.217.2812.0541.320796120
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
47Jerry Reuss24   16133.74414012310279.12711231161711717710121.398.740.553.775.711.51
15Dave Roberts28   17112.86393612600249.1264927915621193021.319.540.542.244.301.92
40Don Wilson28   11163.20373210342239.1187948521921497171.177.040.793.465.611.62
43Ken Forsch26   9124.2146265094201.11971019418741495141.358.820.813.316.672.01
38Tom Griffin25   464.142512405099.28351461046695021.297.470.904.146.211.50
50J.R. Richard23   624.001610212072.0543732238753111.286.750.254.759.381.97
30Jim Crawford22   244.504800020670.0694135733567121.468.870.904.247.201.70
45Jim Ray28   644.434200015669.0653734538252031.498.480.654.963.260.66
42Jim York25   344.424100027653.0652626420223011.6011.040.683.403.741.10
34Cecil Upshaw30   234.503500017138.1382119315213001.399.000.713.554.971.40
49Larry Dierker26   114.33143004027.0271413313182021.489.001.004.336.001.38
39Juan Pizarro36   226.65151003023.1281717111101001.7010.960.394.303.910.91
48Fred Gladding37   204.50160008116.018884490001.3810.132.252.255.062.25
46Doug Konieczny21   015.5422000013.012880460001.238.310.002.774.151.50
37Mike Cosgrove22   111.80130002010.011221821001.909.900.907.201.800.25
Batting Totals82803.7843016245131172614611389672614111575907525261.348.560.683.545.591.58
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Tommie Agee30000000000680------------------.98311422
Jesus Alou31000000000140------------------.9411601
Rafael Batista2500800000000----1.000--------------2610
Ray Busse2400003500000--------1.0001.000--------3100
Dave Campbell3100205000010----1.000--1.000----------3120
Cesar Cedeno220000000001360------------------.981357107
Mike Cosgrove22130000000000--------------------000
Jim Crawford22480000000000.944------------------3141
Larry Dierker261400000000001.000------------------030
Mike Easler2200000000020------------------.500101
Johnny Edwards35076000000000--.989----------------435225
Ken Forsch264600000000001.000------------------15160
Bob Gallagher24001000000420----1.000------------1.0007810
Fred Gladding371600000000001.000------------------130
Tom Griffin252500000000001.000------------------7140
Greg Gross2000000000090------------------1.0001320
Tommy Helms320001450000000------.988------------3254389
Larry Howard28020000000000--.989----------------7971
Cliff Johnson2500500000000----1.000--------------4720
Skip Jutze27086000000000--.984----------------450318
Doug Konieczny21200000000001.000------------------110
Lee May300014400000000----.993--------------1220789
Roger Metzger250000014900000----------.982--------23142912
Norm Miller2700000000010--------------------000
Juan Pizarro36150000000000.889------------------171
Doug Rader280000152000000--------.945----------13429625
Jim Ray284200000000001.000------------------490
Jerry Reuss24410000000000.932------------------4373
J.R. Richard23160000000000.889------------------531
Dave Roberts28390000000000.980------------------9391
Jimmy Stewart3400018000030--------1.000--------1.0005170
Gary Sutherland28000140100000------.971------------37312
Otis Thornton2802000000000--1.000----------------400
Hector Torres270001302200000------.964--.952--------32755
Cecil Upshaw303500000000001.000------------------390
Bob Watson2703260000001420--.929.987------------.9694331112
Don Wilson28370000000000.909------------------15254
Jimmy Wynn310000000001330------------------.98627094
Jim York25410000000000.867------------------1122


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