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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
Manager(s): Preston Gomez
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,090,728 14/24
Playoffs:
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
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
28Cesar CedenoOF2361095164
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29
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5
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26
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10257176410346289.269.338.461799.192.362.2821.6123.5281688
21Greg GrossOF2158978185
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21
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8
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03612207639149113.314.393.377770.063.178.3360.51--222676
14Roger MetzgerSS2657266145
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18
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10
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0309737730121313.253.297.320617.066.135.2891.97--183633
23Lee May1B3155659149
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26
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024
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85101797721912.268.294.444738.176.209.2825.7123.2247590
12Doug Rader3B2953361137
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27
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3
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17
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787260131470414.257.334.415749.158.280.3082.1831.4221601
27Bob WatsonOF2852469156
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19
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4
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11
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67346061391514.298.370.412782.115.227.3171.0247.6216593
19Tommy Helms2B3345232126
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21
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1
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5
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50542327171413.279.313.363676.084.137.2851.1790.4164481
8Milt MayC2340547117
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4
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7
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5401393318359.289.349.402751.114.207.2970.8557.9163453
6Cliff JohnsonC-1B261712639
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1
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10
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2901334531035.228.357.439796.211.398.2441.3617.175210
10Larry Milbourne2B231363138
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0962101400201.279.329.309638.029.132.3111.40--42148
7Johnny EdwardsC36117826
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1
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1011111213011.222.292.325617.103.197.2381.09117.038130
26Wilbur HowardOF251111924
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4
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02
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54551800003.216.250.306556.090.126.2423.6055.534116
25Bob GallagherOF25871315
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2
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00310122311201.172.280.195475.023.172.2341.92--17102
15Dave RobertsP2973316
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3
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90001900222.219.213.397610.178.178.273--73.02977
49Larry DierkerP2771214
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3
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00700127001100.197.208.239447.042.056.31827.00--1783
31Ollie BrownOF3069815
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03
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60041500002.217.260.362622.145.203.2353.7523.02573
38Tom GriffinP26681120
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80022410901.294.324.456780.162.191.42912.0034.03180
40Don WilsonP2963613
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0050001920912.206.227.286513.079.079.289----1875
9Mick KelleherSS265749
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00021151000001.158.226.158384.000.088.1912.00--962
24Claude OsteenP3446413
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0030001000200.283.283.370653.087.087.361----1748
16Ray Busse3B253437
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0000031200002.206.270.235505.029.118.3184.00--837
11Denis Menke1B-3B332923
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0010041000011.103.206.138344.034.172.1502.50--434
20Dave Campbell2B-1B322342
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002101800100.087.125.130255.043.130.1338.00--325
50J.R. RichardP242113
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1000900102.143.143.286429.143.143.182--21.0622
37Mike CosgroveP231811
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0000002600200.056.150.056206.000.111.0833.00--122
22Mike Easler231501
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0000000500001.067.067.067134.000.000.100----115
9Skip JutzeC281303
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0001001100112.231.267.231498.000.077.2311.00--316
43Ken ForschP277000000001300100.000.125.000125.000.143.0003.00--09
31Paul SiebertP216000000000300200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
46Doug KoniecznyP224000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
42Jim YorkP264000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
44Fred SchermanP293000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
47Jerry JohnsonP301000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
45Mike NagyP261000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals216754896531441222411106031086547186429498348124.263.318.378696.116.209.2921.8349.920756091
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
49Larry Dierker2711102.8933337300223189767218821508361.217.590.723.296.031.83
38Tom Griffin2614103.54343483002112029783148911011351.388.620.603.804.691.24
40Don Wilson2911133.07332754202041708070161001124141.327.460.704.394.921.12
15Dave Roberts2910123.40343082212042168377665722131.389.530.262.873.181.11
24Claude Osteen34993.72232172101381586757847453321.4910.300.523.072.930.96
43Ken Forsch27872.80700004010103983832337484141.318.560.263.234.191.30
37Mike Cosgrove23733.504500017290763535239473011.287.600.203.904.701.21
50J.R. Richard24234.15159000064583130336429111.458.030.424.985.821.17
44Fred Scherman29254.135300031461673328526352071.529.890.743.845.161.35
47Jerry Johnson30214.803400017045472624224322001.589.400.404.806.401.33
42Jim York26223.32280008138482014119151111.7611.370.244.503.550.79
31Paul Siebert21113.6055110025211210311100001.287.561.083.963.600.91
46Doug Konieczny22037.886300101618151401282121.8810.130.006.754.500.67
45Mike Nagy26118.31900020121713123551011.6911.772.083.463.461.00
24Ramon De los Santos25112.2512000501211630970001.678.250.006.755.250.78
Pitching Totals81813.4843416236151261814511396632561846017385215371.388.660.523.734.581.23
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Ollie Brown30000000000200------------------1.0003900
Ray Busse2500008000000--------.864----------2173
Dave Campbell3200692000010----1.000.8951.000----------20172
Cesar Cedeno230000000001570------------------.993446113
Mike Cosgrove23450000000000.933------------------1131
Ramon De los Santos251200000000001.000------------------110
Larry Dierker27330000000000.978------------------10341
Johnny Edwards36032000000000--.989----------------157162
Ken Forsch27700000000000.920------------------9142
Bob Gallagher25004000000620----1.000------------.9785111
Tom Griffin26340000000000.871------------------19358
Greg Gross210000000001510------------------.994296152
Tommy Helms330001330000000------.985------------30836010
Wilbur Howard25000000000500------------------1.0006530
Cliff Johnson260282100000000--.978.994--------------270184
Jerry Johnson30340000000000.818------------------362
Skip Jutze2807000000000--1.000----------------1620
Mick Kelleher26000001800000----------.944--------23625
Doug Konieczny22600000000001.000------------------120
Lee May310014500000000----.994--------------1253888
Milt May230116000000000--.993----------------525634
Denis Menke33001237200000----1.0001.0001.0001.000--------21230
Roger Metzger260000014300000----------.976--------23845117
Larry Milbourne23000870800040------.974--.963------1.0001021487
Mike Nagy26900000000001.000------------------020
Claude Osteen34230000000000.969------------------8231
Doug Rader290000152000000--------.965----------12834717
J.R. Richard241500000000001.000------------------550
Dave Roberts29340000000000.951------------------15433
Fred Scherman29530000000000.929------------------671
Paul Siebert21500000000001.000------------------190
Bob Watson2800350000001400----1.000------------.981298124
Don Wilson29330000000000.865------------------11215
Jim York262800000000001.000------------------460


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