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1974 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 81-81 .500
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 653-632 + 21
Roster Continuity 68.38% 16/24
Manager(s): Preston Gomez
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,090,728 14/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kevin Drake (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bob Lillis
First Base Coach: Grady Hatton
Pitching Coach: Roger Craig

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9864.6054.0
8874.54314.0
8181.50021.0
7290.44430.0
60102.37042.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
28Cesar CedenoOF23   61095164
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5
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26
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10257176410346289.269.338.461799.192.362.2821.6123.5281688
21Greg GrossOF21   58978185
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03612207639149113.314.393.377770.063.178.3360.51--222676
14Roger MetzgerSS26   57266145
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10
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0309737730121313.253.297.320617.066.135.2891.97--183633
23Lee May1B31   55659149
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85101797721912.268.294.444738.176.209.2825.7123.2247590
12Doug Rader3B29   53361137
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3
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787260131470414.257.334.415749.158.280.3082.1831.4221601
27Bob WatsonOF28   52469156
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67346061391514.298.370.412782.115.227.3171.0247.6216593
19Tommy Helms2B33   45232126
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50542327171413.279.313.363676.084.137.2851.1790.4164481
8Milt MayC23   40547117
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5401393318359.289.349.402751.114.207.2970.8557.9163453
6Cliff JohnsonC-1B26   1712639
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2901334531035.228.357.439796.211.398.2441.3617.175210
10Larry Milbourne2B23   1363138
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0962101400201.279.329.309638.029.132.3111.40--42148
7Johnny EdwardsC36   117826
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1011111213011.222.292.325617.103.197.2381.09117.038130
26Wilbur HowardOF25   1111924
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54551800003.216.250.306556.090.126.2423.6055.534116
25Bob GallagherOF25   871315
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00310122311201.172.280.195475.023.172.2341.92--17102
15Dave RobertsP29   73316
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90001900222.219.213.397610.178.178.273--73.02977
49Larry DierkerP27   71214
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00700127001100.197.208.239447.042.056.31827.00--1783
31Ollie BrownOF30   69815
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60041500002.217.260.362622.145.203.2353.7523.02573
38Tom GriffinP26   681120
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80022410901.294.324.456780.162.191.42912.0034.03180
40Don WilsonP29   63613
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0050001920912.206.227.286513.079.079.289----1875
9Mick KelleherSS26   5749
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00021151000001.158.226.158384.000.088.1912.00--962
24Claude OsteenP34   46413
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0030001000200.283.283.370653.087.087.361----1748
16Ray Busse3B25   3437
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0000031200002.206.270.235505.029.118.3184.00--837
11Denis Menke1B-3B33   2923
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0010041000011.103.206.138344.034.172.1502.50--434
20Dave Campbell2B-1B32   2342
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002101800100.087.125.130255.043.130.1338.00--325
50J.R. RichardP24   2113
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1000900102.143.143.286429.143.143.182--21.0622
37Mike CosgroveP23   1811
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0000002600200.056.150.056206.000.111.0833.00--122
22Mike Easler23   1501
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0000000500001.067.067.067134.000.000.100----115
9Skip JutzeC28   1303
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0001001100112.231.267.231498.000.077.2311.00--316
43Ken ForschP27   7000000001300100.000.125.000125.000.143.0003.00--09
31Paul SiebertP21   6000000000300200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
46Doug KoniecznyP22   4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
42Jim YorkP26   4000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
44Fred SchermanP29   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
47Jerry JohnsonP30   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
45Mike NagyP26   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals216754896531441222411106031086547186429498348124.263.318.378696.116.209.2921.8349.920756091
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
49Larry Dierker27   11102.8933337300223.2189767218821508361.217.590.723.296.031.83
38Tom Griffin26   14103.5434348300211.02029783148911011351.388.620.603.804.691.24
40Don Wilson29   11133.0733275420204.21708070161001124141.327.460.704.394.921.12
15Dave Roberts29   10123.4034308221204.02168377665722131.389.530.262.873.181.11
24Claude Osteen34   993.7223217210138.11586757847453321.4910.300.523.072.930.96
43Ken Forsch27   872.80700004010103.1983832337484141.318.560.263.234.191.30
37Mike Cosgrove23   733.504500017290.0763535239473011.287.600.203.904.701.21
50J.R. Richard24   234.15159000064.2583130336429111.458.030.424.985.821.17
44Fred Scherman29   254.135300031461.1673328526352071.529.890.743.845.161.35
47Jerry Johnson30   214.803400017045.0472624224322001.589.400.404.806.401.33
42Jim York26   223.32280008138.1482014119151111.7611.370.244.503.550.79
31Paul Siebert21   113.6055110025.1211210311100001.287.561.083.963.600.91
46Doug Konieczny22   037.8863001016.018151401282121.8810.130.006.754.500.67
45Mike Nagy26   118.3190002012.21713123551011.6911.772.083.463.461.00
24Ramon De los Santos25   112.25120005012.111630970001.678.250.006.755.250.78
Batting Totals81813.4843416236151261814511396632561846017385215371.388.660.523.734.581.23
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Milt MayC11652563410.9930.00
Johnny EdwardsC321571623.9890.00
Cliff JohnsonC28123934.9780.00
Skip JutzeC7162001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lee May1B1451253888116.9940.00
Bob Watson1B35965071.0000.00
Cliff Johnson1B211479113.9940.00
Denis Menke1B12181041.0000.00
Dave Campbell1B6120011.0000.00
Bob Gallagher1B471001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tommy Helms2B1333083601099.9850.00
Larry Milbourne2B8792131623.9740.00
Dave Campbell2B98924.8950.00
Denis Menke2B314001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doug Rader3B1521283471728.9650.00
Ray Busse3B821731.8640.00
Denis Menke3B7216011.0000.00
Dave Campbell3B208001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roger MetzgerSS1432384511785.9760.00
Mick KelleherSS182362510.9440.00
Larry MilbourneSS891711.9630.00
Denis MenkeSS202001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Cesar CedenoOF1574461134.9930.00
Greg GrossOF1512961524.9940.00
Bob WatsonOF140202742.9810.00
Bob GallagherOF6244010.9780.00
Wilbur HowardOF50653011.0000.00
Ollie BrownOF20390001.0000.00
Larry MilbourneOF410001.0000.00
Dave CampbellOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ken ForschP7010391421.9202.01
Fred SchermanP53616710.9291.91
Mike CosgroveP459011312.9331.40
Tom GriffinP34211193582.8712.30
Jerry JohnsonP34453622.8181.80
Dave RobertsP34204154335.9512.56
Larry DierkerP33223103411.9781.77
Don WilsonP33204112151.8651.41
Jim YorkP283846001.0002.36
Claude OsteenP2313882311.9692.02
J.R. RichardP156455001.0001.40
Ramon De los SantosP121211011.0001.49
Mike NagyP91202001.0001.48
Doug KoniecznyP61612001.0001.69
Paul SiebertP52519001.0003.59


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