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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: Season in progress

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

TEAM INFORMATION
PhaseRndOvlPlayerPosCurrent Status
Jan-Reg112Greg SmithOF Retired
Jan-Reg238Pat PerryP Assistant Coach - University of North Dakota (2013)
Jan-Reg364Joe CollinsP Retired
Jan-Sec114Jim Tjader2B Retired
June-Reg111Rod BoxbergerP Retired
June-Reg237Danny HeepOF-P Retired
June-Reg363John HesslerP Deceased
June-Reg489Ron MeridithP Retired
June-Reg5115Doug StokkeSS Retired
June-Reg6141Bob PalmerC Inactive
June-Reg7167Greg CypretSS Retired
June-Reg8193Larry Ashley Retired
June-Reg9219Brad CarlsonP Retired
June-Reg10245Frank CastroC Retired
June-Reg11271Jack Lazorko3B-P Retired
June-Reg12297Tim TolmanOF Retired
June-Reg13323Mike Browning1B-p Retired
June-Reg14349Arvis HarperOF Retired
June-Reg15375Thad Troedsonp Retired
June-Reg16401Michael BuggsOF Retired
June-Reg17427Charles Hutchingsonp Inactive
June-Sec15Scott FletcherSS Assistant Hitting Coach - Atlanta Braves (2013)


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