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1978 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  74-88   .457
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Tal Smith
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,126,145
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jesus Alou (36)
Youngest Player:  Terry Puhl (21)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Watson (13)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cruz (11)
Top Pitcher:  J.R. Richard (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Rod Boxberger (#11)

Roster Continuity:  83.53%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
Cincinnati9269.5712.5
SF Giants8973.5496.0
San Diego8478.51911.0
Houston7488.45721.0
Atlanta6993.42626.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
UnifPlayerAgeRkGGSIPERAWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOGB/FBQSHBABBavgTBFPit/BBalStrSw
50J.R. Richard-23636275.13.111.216.280.394.619.900.471.12252979.19611390.0735.464.638.0
42Mark Lemongello-403330210.13.941.288.730.862.823.290.860.85159789.2598930.0826.973.132.8
36Joe Niekro-343529202.23.861.308.440.583.244.310.751.04149765.248861--------
37Tom Dixon-693019140.03.991.299.000.512.574.240.610.73101529.265592--------
43Ken Forsch-58526133.12.701.309.180.142.504.790.521.1851508.2685630.0639.460.633.3
47Joaquin Andujar--3513110.23.421.327.160.244.724.471.051.2384392.2244700.0436.863.231.6
38Floyd Bannister--2816110.14.811.669.791.065.147.670.670.8351428.2805020.0116.783.333.3
35Joe Sambito-4462088.03.071.338.690.513.279.820.330.8000327.2603710.2422.777.336.4
48Vern Ruhle--131068.02.121.137.54--2.653.570.741.0071255.2242790.0826.173.934.8
34Rick Williams--17134.24.671.5311.160.522.604.410.591.3700143.301159--------
39Bo McLaughlin--12123.15.011.9711.570.776.173.861.601.150296.312116--------
30Gene Pentz--10015.06.001.677.200.607.804.801.630.860156.21473--------
44Oscar Zamora--10015.07.201.8012.001.204.203.601.170.540061.32869--------
31Dan Warthen--5110.24.221.128.442.531.691.691.000.761040.25043--------
45Frank Riccelli--203.00.000.333.00--0.003.000.001.000010.10010--------
Totals  (1 year)3801621440211.328.300.543.615.810.620.9790315378.2476140--29.570.535.2



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