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1978 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 5th in National League West
Run Differential: 605-634 -29
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,126,145 18/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Rod Boxberger (#11) 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

Floyd Bannister (#1), J.R. Richard (#2), Bo McLaughlin (#14), Roger Metzger (#16), Frank Riccelli (#18)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9269.5712.5
8973.5496.0
8478.51911.0
7488.45721.0
6993.42626.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
22Jesus AlouOF36139745
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19006501434.324.345.417762.094.137.3190.8369.558152
47Joaquin AndujarP252303
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0030011100400.130.167.174341.043.087.25011.00--428
6Reggie BaldwinC2367517
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5
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11003300003.254.286.373659.119.164.2541.0067.02570
38Floyd BannisterP233125
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0000011200500.161.187.194381.032.065.26312.00--637
16Dave Bergman1B251861543
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01220393209125.231.361.269630.038.258.2760.82--50228
13Bruce BochyC23154841
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8
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03
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1500113504028.266.311.377688.110.182.3223.1851.358167
23Enos Cabell3B2866092195
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7133152280513414.295.316.398714.103.164.3263.6494.3263689
20J.J. CannonOF241814
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0001010100000.222.222.222444.000-.056.235----418
28Cesar CedenoOF271923154
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23232152401204.281.333.453786.172.359.2921.6027.487209
25Jose CruzOF3056579178
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83379575709239.315.376.460836.145.296.3351.0056.5260627
37Tom DixonP234004
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0001001700301.100.122.100222.000.025.1217.00--444
15Keith Drumright2B235559
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0002013400102.164.207.164371.000.036.1761.33--959
13Joe FergusonC311502031
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2200373016126.207.360.380740.173.420.2090.8121.457190
10Mike FischlinSS2286310
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000104911401.116.156.128284.012.070.1302.25--1194
43Ken ForschP312715
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0003000900200.185.185.185370.000.000.278----529
9Julio Gonzalez2B252232452
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166183111707.233.260.269529.036.094.2673.87223.060238
8Ed HerrmannC313614
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000003301101.111.179.139318.028.111.1211.00--540
26Wilbur HowardOF291481734
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136252230113.230.253.291544.061.122.2624.40148.043155
18Art Howe2B3142046123
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55233441131513.293.342.436778.143.221.3081.2160.0183460
17Rafael LandestoySS252181858
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097482300402.266.292.298590.032.083.2972.87--65230
42Mark LemongelloP2264311
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0030042200601.172.221.187408.016.078.2625.50--1274
46Jeff LeonardOF2226210
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004011200000.385.407.462869.077.077.4172.00--1227
39Bo McLaughlinP243000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
14Roger MetzgerSS301231127
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060012903218.220.287.268555.049.146.2350.75--33138
36Joe NiekroP336569
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0050001800902.138.138.169307.031.031.191----1174
19Jim Obradovich1B281733
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02001301000.176.222.294516.118.176.2143.00--518
30Gene PentzP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
21Terry PuhlOF2158587169
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3532144846453711.289.339.368707.079.191.3060.96195.0215643
8Luis PujolsC221531120
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1100124511216.131.193.216409.085.163.1763.75153.033168
50J.R. RichardP28101818
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101112700502.178.186.208394.030.040.23327.00101.021107
48Vern RuhleP271801
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00010021400101.056.150.056206.000.111.2507.00--121
35Joe SambitoP26611
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0000001200100.167.286.167453.000.167.2502.00--18
24Jimmy SextonSS261411729
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6162132801100.206.273.298571.092.284.2432.1570.542155
29Denny WallingOF242473062
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3692302413022.251.330.356686.105.255.2660.8082.388279
31Dan WarthenP252000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
27Bob Watson1B3246151133
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7931515741601118.289.352.451803.163.278.2971.1232.9208523
34Rick WilliamsP255000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
44Oscar ZamoraP332000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
47Joaquin Andujar573.41351320111110884542358553541.327.140.244.704.460.95-1.466
34Rick Williams124.63171005034431918210170101.5111.060.512.574.371.70-2.158
31Dan Warthen014.095100301010553220201.098.182.451.641.641.00-1.400
35Joe Sambito493.0762000451188853230532961001.338.690.513.279.823.00-.792
48Vern Ruhle332.121310221068571716020271111.137.540.002.653.571.35-2.111
50J.R. Richard18113.11363616300275192104951214130316321.216.280.394.619.922.15-.571
45Frank Riccelli000.0020002031000010000.333.000.000.003.00---1.000
30Gene Pentz006.0010000201512131011381011.677.200.607.804.800.62-1.222
36Joe Niekro14143.8635291012020219097871373979091.308.420.583.244.301.33-1.609
39Bo McLaughlin015.09121005223301713216103122.0011.740.786.263.910.62-2.333
42Mark Lemongello9143.9433309121210204100922066774391.298.740.862.833.301.17-1.897
43Ken Forsch1062.71526422871331364440237712011.309.200.142.504.801.92-1.836
37Tom Dixon7113.99301932411401407062840660211.299.000.512.574.241.65-1.784
38Floyd Bannister394.832816223011012059591363947211.669.821.065.157.691.49-1.000
44Oscar Zamora007.201000010152012122760101.8012.001.204.203.600.86-2.250


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