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1981 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 61-49 .555
Rank: th in National League West
Run Differential: 394-331 + 63
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Al Rosen
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,321,282 6/26
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: Curtis Burke (#75) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Pacheco
Bullpen Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Deacon Jones
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright
Third Base Coach: Bob Lillis

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Ivie (#1), Dave Roberts (#1), Craig Reynolds (#22)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6642.611--
6347.5734.0
6149.5556.0
5655.50511.5
5056.47215.0
4169.37326.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
25Jose CruzOF3340953109
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5
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13
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5557354904077.267.319.425744.159.240.2711.4031.5174451
18Art Howe3B3436143107
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22
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4
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3
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3613412307138.296.365.404769.108.216.3080.56120.3146406
21Terry PuhlOF243504388
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19
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4
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3
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28224314945453.251.315.354669.103.243.2811.58116.7124394
12Craig ReynoldsSS283234384
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10
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12
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4
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31331231021816.260.286.402688.142.180.2772.5880.8130354
28Cesar Cedeno1B-OF303064283
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19
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05
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34127243112256.271.321.382703.111.206.2841.2961.2117338
14Alan AshbyC292552069
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13
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04
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3302353306326.271.356.369725.098.227.2950.9463.894295
30Tony ScottOF292252866
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13
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2
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2283153201301.293.338.396734.102.191.3352.13112.589243
29Denny WallingOF-1B271582337
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6
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05
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2321281701123.234.346.367713.133.316.2320.6131.658189
23Kiko GarciaSS27136937
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6
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1
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01522101613212.272.324.331655.059.132.3061.60--45150
9Joe Pittman2B271351138
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4
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2
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0744111603213.281.333.341674.059.141.3171.45--46149
6Luis PujolsC25117528
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3
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1
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1410101703014.239.297.308605.068.162.2701.70117.036128
3Phil Garner2B321131327
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3
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0662151101411.239.326.283609.044.212.2620.73--32133
15,22Gary WoodsOF261101023
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01221112204324.209.276.264540.055.164.2562.00--29126
24Danny Heep1B2396624
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001100101102003.250.321.281602.031.135.2821.10--27106
10Dickie Thon2B23951326
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0036191301103.274.337.337674.063.211.3171.44--32105
17Rafael Landestoy2B2874611
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044116904404.149.300.189489.041.297.1690.56--1494
8Dave Roberts1B-3B3054413
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3
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5103600021.241.271.352623.111.185.2452.0054.01959
36Joe NiekroP365119
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1
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00600210001100.176.208.196404.020.059.2205.00--1064
34Nolan RyanP3451311
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1
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0010051800401.216.286.235521.020.118.3333.60--1260
20Don SuttonP365117
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00030051210502.137.228.137365.000.098.1792.40--762
39Bob KnepperP274737
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30001510500.149.167.255422.106.106.194--47.01253
15Mike Ivie1B2842210
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3
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0060121100010.238.267.310577.071.095.3135.50--1345
16Harry Spilman1B2634510
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0001012300001.294.333.294627.000.029.3231.50--1036
48Vern RuhleP302416
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0030061100400.250.400.292692.042.292.4621.83--734
30Jeff LeonardOF-1B251813
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03100400010.167.158.333491.167.222.200----619
45Dave SmithP26802
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0000000400000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----28
38Tim TolmanOF25801
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0000000000000.125.125.125250.000.000.125----18
11Alan KnicelyC26724
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2000100000.571.5711.4292000.857.857.500--3.5107
26Scott LoucksOF24724
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0000101300000.571.625.5711196.000.2861.0003.00--48
16Dave Bergman1B28611
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1000000000.167.167.667834.500.500.000--6.046
41Bobby SprowlP25601
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0001000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
35Joe SambitoP295000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
47Joaquin AndujarP284000000001300100.000.200.000200.000.250.0003.00--06
31Frank LaCorteP29301
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0000000000000.333.333.333666.000.000.333----13
1Bert PenaSS21201
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0000000000100.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----13
27Billy SmithP262000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
Batting Totals1400369339494816035453698143340488849793569.257.317.356673.099.201.2831.4482.113134147
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Joe Niekro36992.82242452001661506052847777001.198.130.432.554.171.64
20Don Sutton361192.602323630015813251466291040111.017.470.341.645.893.59
39Bob Knepper27952.18222265001561284138538750041.067.340.292.184.301.97
34Nolan Ryan341151.692121530014999342826814016211.125.980.124.118.462.06
48Vern Ruhle30462.9120151031102973633620390011.158.560.531.763.441.95
45Dave Smith26532.764200022875542623223524021.036.480.242.766.242.26
35Joe Sambito29551.8349000321063431713422410021.026.050.563.095.771.86
31Frank LaCorte29423.643700022542411817121406001.488.790.214.508.571.90
41Bobby Sprowl25015.90151004028402019114183001.8612.410.314.345.591.29
47Joaquin Andujar28234.8893000023291713212180001.7110.880.754.506.751.50
27Billy Smith26113.0010100412020773330001.108.571.291.291.291.00
26Gordie Pladson24009.0020000049440330103.0020.250.006.756.751.00
Pitching Totals61492.662741102313872599084233129340300610364111.157.650.362.735.552.03
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alan AshbyC814345896.9820.00
Luis PujolsC391921411.9950.00
Alan KnicelyC2112001.0000.00
Dave RobertsC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Cesar Cedeno1B4642827427.9910.00
Denny Walling1B271888217.9900.00
Danny Heep1B221989212.9900.00
Harry Spilman1B13462031.0000.00
Mike Ivie1B10761115.9890.00
Dave Roberts1B1083846.9580.00
Art Howe1B2150031.0000.00
Jeff Leonard1B2231001.0000.00
Dave Bergman1B131001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Pittman2B355689314.9800.00
Phil Garner2B3162102317.9820.00
Rafael Landestoy2B315263411.9660.00
Dickie Thon2B283739410.9500.00
Kiko Garcia2B9162612.9770.00
Dave Roberts2B310001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Art Howe3B9852206916.9660.00
Kiko Garcia3B1341741.8400.00
Dave Roberts3B74811.9230.00
Dickie Thon3B547011.0000.00
Joe Pittman3B433001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Craig ReynoldsSS851392611136.9730.00
Kiko GarciaSS283876611.9500.00
Dickie ThonSS13121722.9350.00
Bert PenaSS311011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose CruzOF105237542.9840.00
Terry PuhlOF881855011.0000.00
Tony ScottOF55127520.9850.00
Gary WoodsOF4061110.9840.00
Cesar CedenoOF3482110.9880.00
Denny WallingOF27381011.0000.00
Scott LoucksOF550001.0000.00
Tim TolmanOF320001.0000.00
Jeff LeonardOF230001.0000.00
Danny HeepOF10000.0000.00
Alan KnicelyOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe SambitoP4963512021.0002.42
Dave SmithP427531110.9331.68
Frank LaCorteP374224001.0001.29
Joe NiekroP241661123011.0001.84
Don SuttonP23158112423.9461.99
Bob KnepperP2215662631.9141.84
Nolan RyanP2114951613.9551.27
Vern RuhleP2010249021.0001.15
Bobby SprowlP152823001.0001.60
Billy SmithP102023011.0002.23
Joaquin AndujarP9231110.6670.78
Gordie PladsonP240000.0000.00


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