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1976 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 625-657 -32
Roster Continuity 68.49% 17/24
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 886,146 19/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Floyd Bannister (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Pacheco
Bench Coach: Bob Lillis
Hitting Coach: Deacon Jones
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Bo McLaughlin (#14), Roger Metzger (#16), Dan Larson (#21)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9270.56810.0
8082.49422.0
7488.45728.0
7389.45129.0
7092.43232.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
23Enos Cabell3B26   58685160
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7
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2
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433582979213213.273.309.329638.056.152.3122.72293.0193622
27Bob Watson1B30   58576183
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3
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16
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1023362644102912.313.377.458835.145.251.3251.0336.6268662
28Cesar CedenoOF25   57589171
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5
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8358155551190416.297.357.454811.157.327.3000.9331.9261635
14Roger MetzgerSS28   48137101
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13
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8
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0291152630108211.210.286.270556.060.168.2401.21--130543
25Jose CruzOF28   43949133
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21
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5
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4
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612811534605226.303.377.401778.098.257.3300.87109.8176496
21Greg GrossOF23   42652122
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12
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3
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02726643903568.286.375.329704.042.183.3100.61--140501
11Rob Andrews2B23   41042105
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023733327015016.256.312.300612.044.134.2740.82--123448
6Cliff JohnsonC28   3183672
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2
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10
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4900625946009.226.359.399758.173.368.2490.9531.8127384
8Ed HerrmannC29   2651454
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8
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03
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2500224042326.204.273.268541.064.147.2281.8288.371296
22Leon RobertsOF25   2353168
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11
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7
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3310194331122.289.347.443790.153.238.3262.2633.6104260
26Wilbur HowardOF27   1912642
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187572801125.220.245.293538.073.120.2504.00191.056201
10Larry Milbourne2B25   1452236
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00761141010103.248.319.276595.028.159.2670.71--40161
17Ken Boswell3B30   1261233
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018108802128.262.301.341642.079.151.2751.00--43137
16Jerry DavanonSS-2B30   1071931
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2002211211012.290.408.402810.112.290.3160.57107.043130
50J.R. RichardP26   100614
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90003310120.140.146.210356.070.070.179--50.021104
9Skip JutzeC30   92714
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060041600012.152.186.239425.087.130.1824.00--2297
49Larry DierkerP29   6439
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40002000321.141.136.188324.047.047.178--64.01269
47Joaquin AndujarP23   5748
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0010022900200.140.169.158327.018.053.28614.50--961
15Alex TaverasSS-2B20   46310
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0002122100002.217.250.217467.000.022.2220.50--1048
34Dan LarsonP21   3159
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06001300200.290.313.387700.097.129.3213.00--1234
18Art Howe3B29   2904
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000006601001.138.286.172458.034.241.1741.00--535
36Joe NiekroP31   2715
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1001800400.185.214.370584.185.222.2228.0027.01032
29Al JavierOF22   2415
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0000002501001.208.269.208477.000.083.2632.50--526
37Mike CosgroveP25   2312
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0001002600500.087.160.087247.000.087.1183.00--230
39Bo McLaughlinP22   19000000002700200.000.095.00095.000.105.0003.50--023
45Gilberto RondonP22   1414
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0001000400201.286.286.286572.000.000.400----416
43Ken ForschP29   1101
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0001001300201.091.167.091258.000.091.1253.00--114
35Joe SambitoP24   912
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0001003200000.222.417.222639.000.333.2860.67--212
51Mark LemongelloP20   8000000001300100.000.111.000111.000.125.0003.00--010
38Tom GriffinP28   5000000001200100.000.167.000167.000.200.0002.00--07
30Gene PentzP23   511
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0000001100000.200.333.200533.000.200.2501.00--16
20Rich ChilesOF26   412
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000000000000.500.500.7501250.250.250.500----34
39Mike BarlowP28   3000000000100001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
42Larry HardyP28   2000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
31Paul SiebertP23   2000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals20315464625140119550665711505753071921545739127.256.320.347667.090.204.2831.3682.818946090
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
50J.R. Richard26   20152.75393914300291.0221105891415121413241.286.840.434.676.621.42
49Larry Dierker29   13143.6928287400187.2171857797211212261.298.190.433.455.361.56
47Joaquin Andujar23   9103.6128259410172.11637469875591511.388.530.423.923.090.79
36Joe Niekro31   483.3636130050118.01076044856778011.388.160.614.275.871.38
34Dan Larson21   583.031313500092.1814031328421211.187.920.292.744.111.50
43Ken Forsch29   432.1552000461992.0762322526492121.117.430.492.544.791.88
37Mike Cosgrove25   345.502216111089.21066355658345021.8210.600.605.803.400.59
39Bo McLaughlin22   452.851711423179.0713125617322021.118.090.681.943.651.88
30Gene Pentz23   332.954000025563.2622621531362011.458.720.704.365.061.16
45Gilberto Rondon22   225.67197003053.2703734639212002.0211.671.006.503.500.54
35Joe Sambito24   323.57204118153.1452121414262001.117.640.682.384.421.86
38Tom Griffin28   536.00202002041.2442928437333011.939.430.867.937.070.89
51Mark Lemongello20   312.7944100029.0261292790001.148.070.622.172.791.29
31Paul Siebert23   023.12190006025.229109018101011.8110.040.006.233.460.56
39Mike Barlow28   224.50160007022.0271311017111002.0011.050.006.954.500.65
42Larry Hardy28   006.951500011321.2341917210101002.0013.910.824.094.091.00
44Jose Sosa23   006.7590002011.216990651031.8312.000.004.503.750.83
Batting Totals80823.5639716242151202914441349657571826627805712251.398.410.514.134.861.18


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