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1980 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  93-70   .571
Result:   1st in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Tal Smith
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  2,278,217
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Phillies)

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Morgan (36)
Youngest Player:  Danny Heep (22)
Longest Tenure:  Cesar Cedeno, Ken Forsch (11)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cruz (12)
Top Pitcher:  Nolan Ryan (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Jeff Calhoun (#69)

Roster Continuity:  84.87%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Houston9370.571--
LA Dodgers9271.5641.0
Cincinnati8973.5493.5
Atlanta8180.50311.0
SF Giants7586.46617.0
San Diego7389.45119.5


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1980-04-10J.R. RichardR30W 3-2vs LAN1205W8.02210013000--1-01.130.25
1980-04-11Joe NiekroR35W 10-6vs LAN1242-5.0661034000--0-01.801.80
1980-04-12Nolan RyanR33L 5-6vs LAN1363-6.0644253000--0-06.001.83
1980-04-13Ken ForschR34W 4-2vs LAN1120W7.2722024000--1-02.251.13
1980-04-14J.R. RichardR30W 5-4vs ATL2206-5.0411057000--1-01.380.85
1980-04-15Joe NiekroR35W 6-2vs ATL2243W9.0622006000--1-01.931.07
1980-04-17Nolan RyanR33L 4-6@ LAN2364-6.0844135000--0-06.001.83
1980-04-18Ken ForschR34W 7-4@ LAN2121W6.0933103000--2-03.211.29
1980-04-19J.R. RichardR30W 2-0@ LAN3207W9.01000312000--2-00.820.68
1980-04-20Joe NiekroR35L 2-4@ LAN3244L8.0542033000--1-12.051.05
1980-04-21Vern RuhleR29L 5-6vs CIN197L3.2755011000--0-19.002.29
1980-04-22Nolan RyanR33W 8-0vs CIN3365W7.0600067000--1-03.791.79
1980-04-23Ken ForschR34L 2-3vs CIN3122-7.0822014000--2-03.001.29
1980-04-25J.R. RichardR30W 7-4vs NYN4208W8.1344048000--3-01.800.73
1980-04-26Joe NiekroR35W 6-0vs NYN4245W7.2400064000--2-11.501.10
1980-04-27Nolan RyanR33W 4-3vs NYN4366-8.0522065000--1-03.331.67
1980-04-29Ken ForschR34W 3-0@ CIN4123W9.0300032000--3-02.101.10
1980-04-30J.R. RichardR30W 5-1@ CIN5209W7.1311028000--4-01.660.71
1980-05-01Joe NiekroR35W 9-3@ CIN5246W9.0633046000--3-11.851.10
1980-05-02Nolan RyanR33L 1-9@ SLN5367L6.1655046000--1-14.091.67
1980-05-03Vern RuhleR29W 4-2@ SLN298W8.2422114000--1-15.061.31
1980-05-04Ken ForschR34W 4-2@ SLN5124W6.2922011000--4-02.251.19
1980-05-05J.R. RichardR30L 1-10@ MON6210L0.1544010000--4-12.610.87
1980-05-06Joe NiekroR35W 8-4@ MON6247W9.0743023000--4-12.061.08
1980-05-07Nolan RyanR33L 0-3@ MON6368L6.0333045000--1-24.151.59
1980-05-09Ken ForschR34L 4-5@ ATL6125L6.0855125000--4-13.001.26
1980-05-10J.R. RichardR30W 3-2@ ATL7211-9.0722028000--4-12.490.89
1980-05-11Joe NiekroR36L 4-7@ ATL7248L5.0976012000--4-22.891.17
1980-05-13Nolan RyanR33L 2-3vs MON7369L8.0731039000--1-33.641.53
1980-05-14Ken ForschR34L 0-1vs MON7126L8.0611014000--4-22.701.20
1980-05-16J.R. RichardR30L 0-3vs PHI8212L8.0632016000--4-22.450.89
1980-05-17Joe NiekroR36L 2-4vs PHI8249L7.0944114000--4-33.151.20
1980-05-18Nolan RyanR33W 3-0vs PHI8370W9.04000410000--2-33.051.43
1980-05-20Ken ForschR34W 3-2@ NYN8127W9.0822002000--5-22.591.15
1980-05-21J.R. RichardR30L 1-5@ NYN9213L7.0751032000--4-32.320.95
1980-05-22Joe NiekroR36W 8-5@ NYN9250W6.21154033000--5-33.411.30
1980-05-23Nolan RyanR33L 0-3@ PHI9371L3.2633131000--2-43.301.48
1980-05-24Joaquin AndujarR27L 4-5@ PHI187L5.2744022000--0-23.791.53
1980-05-25Ken ForschR34L 2-6@ PHI9128L6.01066311000--5-33.181.22
1980-05-26J.R. RichardR30W 4-1vs SDN10214W7.0510057000--5-32.091.00
1980-05-27Joe NiekroR36W 4-3vs SDN10251-4.2733033000--5-33.551.35
1980-05-28Nolan RyanR33W 1-0vs SDN10372W9.0200057000--3-42.871.39
1980-05-30Ken ForschR34L 2-3@ SFN10129L7.01033012000--5-43.251.25
1980-05-31J.R. RichardR30W 5-0@ SFN11215W9.0300026000--6-31.850.95
1980-06-01Joe NiekroR36L 2-6@ SFN11252L4.0633021000--5-43.721.39
1980-06-02Nolan RyanR33L 0-3@ SDN11373L7.0633034000--3-52.961.38
1980-06-03Vern RuhleR29W 3-2@ SDN399W7.0511022000--2-13.331.30
1980-06-04Ken ForschR34W 4-3@ SDN11130W8.0433122000--6-43.261.20
1980-06-06J.R. RichardR30W 2-0vs SFN12216W9.03000013000--7-31.660.89
1980-06-07Joe NiekroR36W 3-0vs SFN12253W9.0500005000--6-43.321.30
1980-06-08Nolan RyanR33W 5-4vs SFN12374-7.26331210000--3-53.001.35
1980-06-09Ken ForschR34W 6-2vs CHN12131W5.2311012000--7-43.141.16
1980-06-10Vern RuhleR29W 5-2vs CHN4100W7.0200013000--3-12.651.12
1980-06-11J.R. RichardR30W 3-0vs CHN13217W9.0600038000--8-31.500.90
1980-06-13Joe NiekroR36L 3-5@ PIT13254L4.1955211000--6-53.681.35
1980-06-14Nolan RyanR33W 7-3@ PIT13375W6.0510023000--4-52.801.33
1980-06-15Ken ForschR34L 1-4@ PIT13132L6.0733002000--7-53.231.16
1980-06-16Vern RuhleR29W 2-1@ CHN5101W6.0411112000--4-12.471.08
1980-06-17J.R. RichardR30W 7-1@ CHN14218W5.0211038000--9-31.510.90
1980-06-18Joe NiekroR36W 3-0vs SLN14255W9.0600015000--7-53.341.30
1980-06-19Nolan RyanR33W 2-0vs SLN14376W7.0100047000--5-52.601.29
1980-06-20Ken ForschR34W 6-4vs PIT14133W8.1644124000--8-53.331.15
1980-06-21Vern RuhleR29W 4-2vs PIT6102W7.11122114000--5-12.491.17
1980-06-22Joe NiekroR36L 1-2vs PIT15256L8.0822155000--7-63.261.32
1980-06-23Joaquin AndujarR28L 0-3vs LAN288L4.1333022000--0-33.711.24
1980-06-24Nolan RyanR33W 5-4vs LAN15377-8.0641035000--5-52.491.28
1980-06-25Ken ForschR34L 2-9vs LAN15134L6.21152133000--8-63.281.21
1980-06-27Joe NiekroR36W 5-4vs CIN16257W8.01344016000--8-63.351.35
1980-06-28J.R. RichardR30L 5-8vs CIN15219L3.1455041000--9-41.900.95
1980-06-29Nolan RyanR33W 12-10vs CIN16378-4.2566031000--5-52.891.30
1980-06-30Ken ForschR34L 4-5@ ATL16135-7.0922115000--8-63.241.22
1980-07-01Joe NiekroR36L 4-13@ ATL17258L5.2121110134000--8-73.931.41
1980-07-02Vern RuhleR29L 0-14@ ATL7103L2.211103102000--5-23.181.37
1980-07-03J.R. RichardR30W 5-3@ ATL16220W6.0322218000--10-41.960.94
1980-07-04Nolan RyanR33L 1-8@ CIN17379L4.1566176000--5-63.241.35
1980-07-05Ken ForschR34L 6-8@ CIN17136L5.0984021000--8-73.401.26
1980-07-05Joaquin AndujarR28L 2-3@ CIN389L4.0432022000--0-43.951.34
1980-07-06Joe NiekroR36W 3-2@ CIN18259W8.2622123000--9-73.801.38
1980-07-10Nolan RyanR33L 3-4@ LAN18380L8.1944017000--5-73.321.34
1980-07-11Ken ForschR34L 2-3@ LAN18137L7.0710023000--8-83.211.26
1980-07-12Joe NiekroR36W 9-5vs ATL19260W8.21255152000--10-73.901.42
1980-07-13Vern RuhleR29W 6-1vs ATL8104W9.0811025000--6-22.761.35
1980-07-13Joaquin AndujarR28W 6-5vs ATL490-4.01054012000--0-44.401.47
1980-07-14J.R. RichardR30L 0-2vs ATL17221-3.1100014000--10-41.890.92
1980-07-15Nolan RyanR33W 3-2vs PHI19381-8.0621012000--5-73.181.32
1980-07-16Ken ForschR34L 2-4vs PHI19138L8.01043014000--8-93.221.27
1980-07-17Joe NiekroR36L 1-2vs PHI20261L9.0822005000--10-83.791.39
1980-07-18Vern RuhleR29L 4-5vs MON9105-8.0844214000--6-22.961.33
1980-07-19Joaquin AndujarR28W 4-2vs MON591W7.0311033000--1-43.981.38
1980-07-19Gordie PladsonR24L 2-5vs MON11L1.1643000000--0-27.202.00
1980-07-20Nolan RyanR33W 4-3vs MON20382-7.23220211000--5-73.131.28
1980-07-21Ken ForschR34W 3-2vs NYN20139-7.0721002000--8-93.131.26
1980-07-22Joe NiekroR36W 6-5vs NYN21262-3.1754023000--10-83.931.41
1980-07-23Vern RuhleR29L 3-4vs NYN10106-3.0320000000--6-22.841.32
1980-07-25Nolan RyanR33W 9-8@ MON21383-4.1954021000--5-73.301.32
1980-07-26Ken ForschR34L 1-2@ MON21140-9.0911023000--8-93.001.25
1980-07-27Joe NiekroR36W 6-3@ MON22263W5.0322032000--11-83.921.40
1980-07-28Gordie PladsonR24W 3-2@ PHI22-8.0422013000--0-23.861.07
1980-07-29Joaquin AndujarR28L 6-9@ PHI692-4.0733032000--1-44.191.48
1980-07-30Nolan RyanR33L 4-6@ PHI22384L4.2864043000--5-83.431.35
1980-08-01Ken ForschR34L 4-5@ NYN22141-6.01033002000--8-93.061.27
1980-08-02Joe NiekroR36L 3-5@ NYN23264L7.0944011000--11-93.971.40
1980-08-03Vern RuhleR30W 3-2@ NYN11107-5.0411011000--6-22.771.29
1980-08-04Nolan RyanR34W 4-2vs SFN23385W7.0421057000--6-83.331.35
1980-08-05Gordie PladsonR24L 3-9vs SFN33L3.1244053000--0-35.291.29
1980-08-06Ken ForschR34W 1-0vs SFN23142W9.0600016000--9-92.891.24
1980-08-07Joe NiekroR36L 1-5vs SDN24265L5.2644075000--11-104.071.44
1980-08-08Vern RuhleR30L 3-5vs SDN12108-8.0722011000--6-22.721.27
1980-08-09Nolan RyanR34W 9-5vs SDN24386-6.0744143000--6-83.431.37
1980-08-10Joaquin AndujarR28L 2-3vs SDN793-8.0422038000--1-43.931.45
1980-08-11Ken ForschR34L 4-5@ SFN24143L7.0755146000--9-103.031.26
1980-08-12Joe NiekroR36L 0-2@ SFN25266L7.0822023000--11-114.011.44
1980-08-13Vern RuhleR30L 5-6@ SFN13109-7.0622022000--6-22.711.26
1980-08-14Nolan RyanR34W 2-1@ SDN25387W9.0310017000--7-83.251.32
1980-08-15Gordie PladsonR24W 3-1@ SDN44-6.0411011000--0-34.301.17
1980-08-17Ken ForschR34W 5-0@ SDN25144W9.0400013000--10-102.881.22
1980-08-17Joe NiekroR36W 9-2@ SDN26267W9.0822115000--12-113.911.42
1980-08-19Nolan RyanR34W 5-2vs PIT26388W7.2722017000--8-83.221.31
1980-08-20Vern RuhleR30W 5-1vs PIT14110W6.0611001000--7-22.641.24
1980-08-21Joe NiekroR36W 12-5vs PIT27268-4.01154011000--12-114.021.45
1980-08-22Gordie PladsonR24W 3-2vs CHN55-7.0521023000--0-33.601.13
1980-08-23Joaquin AndujarR28W 1-0vs CHN894-8.0600020000--1-43.401.40
1980-08-24Nolan RyanR34W 2-1vs CHN27389W9.0211016000--9-83.111.26
1980-08-25Vern RuhleR30L 1-3@ SLN15111L7.0622032000--7-32.631.25
1980-08-26Joe NiekroR36W 7-2@ SLN28269W9.0721111000--14-113.841.41
1980-08-27Ken ForschR34L 2-10@ SLN26145L3.0966020000--10-113.131.26
1980-08-28Joaquin AndujarR28W 4-1@ CHN995W6.0700002000--2-43.171.39
1980-08-29Nolan RyanR34W 6-5@ CHN28390-5.0644112000--9-83.221.27
1980-08-30Vern RuhleR30W 2-0@ CHN16112W9.0500024000--8-32.431.21
1980-08-31Joe NiekroR36L 7-8@ CHN29270-7.0843027000--14-113.841.41
1980-09-01Ken ForschR34W 10-4@ PIT27146-2.1544311000--10-113.291.28
1980-09-01Gordie PladsonR24L 5-7@ PIT66L5.2866241000--0-44.501.32
1980-09-03Joaquin AndujarR28L 4-10@ PIT1096L4.0966212000--2-53.621.43
1980-09-05Nolan RyanR34L 5-7vs SLN29391-5.21144019000--9-83.311.29
1980-09-06Joe NiekroR36W 9-5vs SLN30271W6.0944011000--15-113.901.42
1980-09-06Vern RuhleR30W 6-4vs SLN17113W9.0844102000--9-32.541.19
1980-09-07Ken ForschR34L 0-2vs SLN28147L7.0622010000--10-123.261.27
1980-09-09Joaquin AndujarR28W 5-4vs LAN1197-6.2333031000--2-53.641.39
1980-09-10Nolan RyanR34W 6-5vs LAN30392-8.0833119000--9-83.311.28
1980-09-12Joe NiekroR36W 5-3vs SFN31272W7.11233013000--16-113.881.43
1980-09-13Ken ForschR34W 3-2vs SFN29148W9.0722000000--11-123.211.25
1980-09-14Joaquin AndujarR28W 6-4vs SFN1298W8.0944134000--3-53.701.40
1980-09-15Nolan RyanR34L 3-6vs SDN31393L6.0744014000--9-93.391.29
1980-09-16Vern RuhleR30L 3-4vs SDN18114L6.11244011000--9-42.701.23
1980-09-17Joe NiekroR36L 0-7@ CIN32273L4.0555222000--16-124.011.43
1980-09-18Ken ForschR34W 10-2@ CIN30149W6.0522003000--12-123.201.24
1980-09-19Joaquin AndujarR28L 3-4@ SFN1399L6.0341007000--3-63.581.35
1980-09-20Nolan RyanR34W 3-2@ SFN32394-6.0922026000--9-93.381.30
1980-09-21Vern RuhleR30W 5-1@ SFN19115W9.0311015000--10-42.591.18
1980-09-22Joe NiekroR36W 4-2@ SDN33274W9.0420033000--17-123.861.41
1980-09-23Randy NiemannL25L 4-9@ SDN18L3.0344032000--0-15.631.59
1980-09-24Joaquin AndujarR28L 2-4@ ATL14100L5.2544284000--3-73.741.41
1980-09-25Nolan RyanR34W 4-2@ ATL33395W5.0522035000--10-93.381.31
1980-09-26Vern RuhleR30W 2-0vs CIN20116W9.0400002000--11-42.431.14
1980-09-27Joe NiekroR36W 2-0vs CIN34275W7.2400044000--18-123.741.40
1980-09-28Ken ForschR34L 5-8vs CIN31150-5.0433132000--12-123.251.24
1980-09-30Nolan RyanR34W 7-3vs ATL34396W5.2832008000--11-93.371.31
1980-10-01Vern RuhleR30W 5-2vs ATL21117W9.0622011000--12-42.411.11
1980-10-02Joe NiekroR36W 3-2vs ATL35276W8.2622105000--19-123.681.37
1980-10-03Ken ForschR34L 2-3@ LAN32151L9.0732102000--12-133.201.22
1980-10-04Nolan RyanR34L 1-2@ LAN35397L7.0622109000--11-103.351.29
1980-10-05Vern RuhleR30L 3-4@ LAN22118-2.0200001000--12-42.381.11
1980-10-06Joe NiekroR36W 7-1@ LAN36277W9.0610026000--20-123.551.36
FIELDING STATISTICS


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