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1978 Houston AstrosNational League (MLB)
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Cesar Cedeno played for the 1978 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record74-88 (5th in National League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank17th
ManagerBill VirdonGeneral ManagerTal Smith
CoachesDeacon Jones (Hitting Coach), Bob Lillis (Bench Coach), Tony Pacheco (Assistant Coach), Mel Wright (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRod Boxberger (#11)
Attendance1,126,145 (Rank: 18th)
Minor League AffiliatesCharleston Charlies (AAA) 85-55 ... Columbus Astros (AA) 70-73 ... Daytona Astros (A+) 42-93 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 23-31 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
23Enos Cabell3bR281626609219531877133152280534114.295.321.398.71926346694.326.103.164.3243.211.53.61.094.323.6
1968-   UDFA-BAL
 
21Terry PuhlofL211495858716925633532144846437511.289.343.368.71121534647.306.079.191.3227.47.11.00.5195.020.1
1973-   UDFA-HOU
 
25Jose CruzofL30153565791783491083379575702399.315.376.460.83626053627.335.145.296.3729.19.11.01.656.529.8
1966-   UDFA-SLN
 
27Bob Watson1bR3213946151133254147931515740111618.289.357.451.80820843527.297.162.278.3529.710.81.12.732.932.3
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
18Art Howe2bR3111942046123333755233441115313.293.343.436.77918343461.308.143.221.3487.48.91.21.560.035.0
1971-   UDFA-PIT
 
29Denny WallingofL24120247306211333692302410232.251.332.356.6888817280.266.105.255.31410.78.60.81.182.327.4
1975- 1-   1-OAK
 
9Julio Gonzalez2bR25782232452311166183117017.233.263.269.532605239.267.036.094.2443.413.03.90.4223.09.6
1972-   UDFA-CHN
 
17Rafael LandestoyssB2559218185851097482304002.266.292.298.590656230.297.032.083.2713.510.02.90.00.010.3
1972-   UDFA-LAN
 
28Cesar CedenoofR2750192315482723232152402014.281.333.453.7868717209.292.172.359.3537.211.51.63.427.431.5
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
16Dave Bergman1bL2510418615435101220393201295.231.361.269.630506228.276.038.258.29017.114.00.80.00.014.0
1974- 2-  36-NYA
 
13Bruce BochycR23541548418031500113500248.266.311.377.6885811167.322.111.182.3036.621.03.21.851.326.8
1975- 8- 132-CHA
 
8Luis PujolscR225615311208111100124512116.131.198.216.4143310169.176.085.163.1937.126.63.80.6153.050.0
1973-   UDFA-HOU
 
13Joe FergusoncR315115020315072200373011266.207.363.380.7435712191.209.173.420.33619.415.70.83.721.438.7
1968- 8- 161-LAN
 
26Wilbur HowardofB29841481734411136252231103.230.268.291.559436158.262.061.122.2573.213.94.40.6148.017.7
1968-19- 441-SE1
 
24Jimmy SextonssR268814117293226162132801010.206.273.298.571427155.243.092.284.2638.418.12.21.370.524.1
1970-   UDFA-PIT
 
22Jesus AlouofR367713974551219006504314.324.345.417.762588152.319.093.137.3394.03.30.81.369.517.8
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
14Roger MetzgerssB3045123112741060012902138.220.287.268.555335138.235.048.146.2518.76.50.80.00.018.5
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
50J.R. RichardpR2837101818001101112705002.178.186.208.394211107.233.030.040.1800.925.227.00.9101.05.6
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
10Mike FischlinssR2244863101000104914011.116.165.128.29311195.130.012.070.1384.29.52.30.00.010.0
1975- 7- 163-NYA
 
6Reggie BaldwincR23386751750111003300003.254.286.373.65925670.254.119.164.2984.34.31.01.467.035.3
1976- 3-  49-HOU
 
36Joe NiekropR3336656920050001809002.138.138.169.30711274.191.031.031.1390.024.30.00.00.022.2
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
42Mark LemongellopR22336431110030042206001.172.221.188.40912174.262.016.078.1955.429.75.50.00.09.1
1973-   UDFA-DET
 
15Keith Drumright2bL231755590002013401002.164.207.164.3719059.176.000.036.1785.16.81.30.00.00.0
1976- 4-  79-CHN
 
37Tom DixonpR233040040001001703001.100.122.100.2224044.121.000.025.1062.315.97.00.00.00.0
1973-18- 426-LAN
 
8Ed HerrmanncL311636141000003301011.111.179.139.3185140.121.028.111.1447.57.51.00.00.025.0
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
38Floyd BannisterpL2328312510000011205000.161.188.194.3826137.263.033.065.1772.732.412.00.00.020.0
1976- 1-   1-HOU
 
43Ken ForschpR315227150003000902000.185.185.185.3705029.278.000.000.1690.031.00.00.00.00.0
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
46Jeff LeonardofR228262102004011200000.385.407.462.86912227.417.077.077.3943.77.42.00.00.020.0
1973-   UDFA-LAN
 
47Joaquin AndujarpB2536230310030011104000.130.167.174.3414128.250.044.087.1603.639.311.00.00.033.3
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
20J.J. CannonofL24818140001010100000.222.222.222.4444018.235.000-.056.2030.05.60.00.00.00.0
1974- 1-  16-HOU
 
48Vern RuhlepR2713180100010021401001.056.150.056.2061021.250.000.111.1169.566.77.00.00.00.0
1972-17- 404-DET
 
19Jim Obradovich1bL281017330102001300010.176.222.294.5165118.214.118.176.2065.616.73.00.00.033.3
1967-24- 472-MIN
 
35Joe SambitopL26626110000001201000.167.286.167.453108.250.000.167.23112.525.02.00.00.00.0
1973-17- 404-HOU
 
34Rick WilliamspR25175000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.040.00.00.00.00.0
1970-27- 648-NYN
 
39Bo McLaughlinpR24123000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1975- 1-  14-HOU
 
31Dan WarthenpB2552000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1971- 2-  28-MON
 
44Oscar ZamorapR33102000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1965-   UDFA-CLE
 
30Gene PentzpR25101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1971- 7- 159-DET
 
Batting Totals: (38 players)1625458605140823145705571785943474322764467134.258.313.355.66819393466034.285.355.199.0007.212.31.71.278.024.6 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
50J.R. RichardR28STMLB18113.113636016300275.1192104951214130316321.216.280.394.619.902.153.40.6212.51
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
42Mark LemongelloR22STMLB9143.94333039121210.1204100922066774391.298.730.862.823.291.174.28.3914.16
1973-   UDFA-DET
 
36Joe NiekroR33STMLB14143.863529610120202.219097871373979091.308.440.583.244.311.334.31.5003.68
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
37Tom DixonR23S/RMLB7113.993019113241140.01407062840660211.299.000.512.574.241.654.50.3893.26
1973-18- 426-LAN
 
43Ken ForschR31RelMLB1062.705264642287133.11364440237712011.309.180.142.504.791.922.97.6252.57
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
47Joaquin AndujarR25S/RMLB573.4235132220111110.2884542358553541.327.160.244.724.470.953.66.4173.62
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
38Floyd BannisterL23S/RMLB394.812816122230110.112059591363947211.669.791.065.147.671.494.81.2504.15
1976- 1-   1-HOU
 
35Joe SambitoL26R/CLMLB493.076206200451188.0853230532961001.338.690.513.279.823.003.27.3082.23
1973-17- 404-HOU
 
48Vern RuhleR27S/RMLB332.1213103221068.0571716020271111.137.540.002.653.571.352.25.5002.72
1972-17- 404-DET
 
34Rick WilliamsR25RelMLB124.6717116005034.2431918210170101.5511.160.522.604.411.704.93.3333.22
1970-27- 648-NYN
 
39Bo McLaughlinR24RelMLB015.0112111005223.1301713216103121.9911.570.776.173.860.636.56.0005.16
1975- 1-  14-HOU
 
30Gene PentzR25RelMLB006.0010010002015.012131011381011.677.200.607.804.800.627.80.0005.19
1971- 7- 159-DET
 
44Oscar ZamoraR33RelMLB007.2010010001015.02012122760101.8012.001.204.203.600.867.20.0004.92
1965-   UDFA-CLE
 
31Dan WarthenL25RelMLB014.22514003010.210553220201.188.442.531.691.691.004.22.0006.43
1971- 2-  28-MON
 
45Frank RiccelliL25RelMLB000.0020200203.01000010000.333.000.000.003.0000.00.0001.92
1971- 1-  18-SFN
 
Pitching Totals: (15 players)74883.6316216221848131142314401328634581865789304721311.328.300.543.615.811.613.96.457  

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PJoe Sambito26MLBp62-886162324.9170.350.25---62100.038.3Fielding by Day
PKen Forsch31MLBp52-1339242035.9430.630.25---52100.032.1Fielding by Day
PJ.R. Richard28MLBp36-27529383070.9571.860.24---3797.322.2Fielding by Day
PJoe Niekro33MLBp35-202182103391.0001.110.19---3697.221.6Fielding by Day
PJoaquin Andujar25MLBp35-11011274142.9051.090.35---3697.221.6Fielding by Day
PMark Lemongello22MLBp33-21015342151.9611.480.23---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PTom Dixon23MLBp30-14012161129.9660.930.20---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PFloyd Bannister23MLBp28-110160271.0000.250.06---28100.017.3Fielding by Day
PRick Williams25MLBp17-3417109.8890.470.24---17100.010.5Fielding by Day
PVern Ruhle27MLBp13-684700111.0000.850.16---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PBo McLaughlin24MLBp12-23130041.0000.330.17---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PGene Pentz25MLBp10-15360091.0000.900.60---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
POscar Zamora33MLBp10-15120131.0000.300.20---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PDan Warthen25MLBp5-10110021.0000.400.20---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PFrank Riccelli25MLBp2-3000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CLuis Pujols22MLBc55--2713362310.9815.530.005213125698.234.0Fielding by Day
CBruce Bochy23MLBc53--2683585311.9745.720.00472135498.132.7Fielding by Day
CJoe Ferguson31MLBc-of51--2882920319.9946.220.003618551100.031.5Fielding by Day
CReggie Baldwin23MLBc17--7684188.9554.940.00194-3844.710.5Fielding by Day
CEd Herrmann31MLBc14--65300681.0004.860.0011311687.58.6Fielding by Day
CWilbur Howard29MLBof3--410051.0001.670.002-1843.61.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BBob Watson32MLB1b-of128--974959631078.9928.350.00---13992.179.0Fielding by Day
1BDave Bergman25MLB1b66--28016226298.9934.480.00---10463.540.7Fielding by Day
1BEnos Cabell28MLB3b-1b14--75304781.0005.570.00---1628.68.6Fielding by Day
1BJim Obradovich28MLB1b3--28101291.0009.670.00---1030.01.9Fielding by Day
1BJose Cruz30MLBof2--17101181.0009.000.00---1531.31.2Fielding by Day
1BArt Howe31MLB3b-2b1--60107.8576.000.00---1190.80.6Fielding by Day
1BLuis Pujols22MLBc1--100011.0001.000.00---561.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BArt Howe31MLB3b-2b107--2242891251525.9774.790.00---11989.966.0Fielding by Day
2BJulio Gonzalez25MLB2b-ss54--62112321177.9833.220.00---7869.233.3Fielding by Day
2BKeith Drumright23MLB2b17--27414972.9444.000.00---17100.010.5Fielding by Day
2BJimmy Sexton26MLBss3--361110.9003.000.00---883.41.9Fielding by Day
2BRafael Landestoy25MLB2b-ss2--100111.0000.500.00---593.41.2Fielding by Day
2BWilbur Howard29MLBof1--000000.000.00---841.20.6Fielding by Day
2BRoger Metzger30MLBss1--020021.0002.000.00---452.20.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BEnos Cabell28MLB3b-1b153--1362741815428.9582.680.00---16294.494.4Fielding by Day
3BArt Howe31MLB3b-2b11--101300231.0002.090.00---1199.26.8Fielding by Day
3BJimmy Sexton26MLBss8--03104.7500.380.00---889.14.9Fielding by Day
3BJulio Gonzalez25MLB2b-ss4--220041.0001.000.00---785.12.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSJimmy Sexton26MLBss58--5995318157.9812.660.00---8865.935.8Fielding by Day
SSRafael Landestoy25MLB2b-ss50--65132418201.9803.940.00---5984.730.9Fielding by Day
SSRoger Metzger30MLBss42--59103621168.9643.860.00---4593.325.9Fielding by Day
SSMike Fischlin22MLBss-2b41--4967911125.9282.830.00---4493.225.3Fielding by Day
SSJulio Gonzalez25MLB2b-ss17--19254748.9172.590.00---7821.810.5Fielding by Day
SSEnos Cabell28MLB3b-1b1--000000.000.00---1620.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJose Cruz30MLBof152--311480323.9752.070.00---15399.393.8Fielding by Day
OFTerry Puhl21MLBof148--386632395.9922.650.00---14999.391.4Fielding by Day
OFDenny Walling24MLB3b-of78--140432147.9801.850.00---12065.048.1Fielding by Day
OFCesar Cedeno27MLBof50--149221153.9873.020.00---50100.030.9Fielding by Day
OFWilbur Howard29MLBof38--39200411.0001.080.00---8445.223.5Fielding by Day
OFDave Bergman25MLB1b29--4802050.9601.660.00---10427.917.9Fielding by Day
OFJesus Alou36MLBof28--4011042.9761.460.00---7736.417.3Fielding by Day
OFJeff Leonard22MLBof8--16101171.0002.130.00---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
OFJ.J. Cannon24MLBof5--70209.7781.400.00---862.53.1Fielding by Day
OFRafael Landestoy25MLB2b-ss3--400041.0001.330.00---595.11.9Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Deacon JonesHitting Coach1934-04-18 44White Plains,New York MLB1962-19661962-1966
1955-   UDFA-CHA
1B
Bob LillisBench Coach1930-06-02 48Altadena,California MLB1958-19671958-1967
1951-   UDFA-BRO
SS-2B
Walt MathewsScout -- --   SCOUT
Tony PachecoAssistant Coach1927-08-09 50Havana,Cuba --   COACH
Tal SmithGeneral Manager1933-09-27 44Framingham,Massachusetts --   EXEC
Bill VirdonManager1931-06-09 47Hazel Park,Michigan MLB1955-19681955-1968   OF
Mel WrightPitching Coach1928-05-11 50Manila,Arkansas MLB1954-19611954-1961   P