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1981 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  61-49   .555
Result:   th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Al Rosen
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,321,282
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (36)
Youngest Player:  Bert Pena (21)
Longest Tenure:  Cesar Cedeno (12)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cruz (15)
Top Pitcher:  Don Sutton (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Curtis Burke (#75)

Roster Continuity:  77.87%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati6642.611--
LA Dodgers6347.5734.0
Houston6149.5556.0
SF Giants5655.50511.5
Atlanta5056.47215.0
San Diego4169.37326.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
UnifPlayerAgeRkGGSIPERAWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOGB/FBQSHBABBavgTBFPit/BBalStrSw
36Joe Niekro-122424166.02.821.198.130.432.554.170.611.00190617.243676--------
20Don Sutton-42323158.22.611.017.490.341.645.900.281.04171575.230624--------
39Bob Knepper-82222156.22.181.067.350.292.184.310.511.20174566.226617--------
34Nolan Ryan-52121149.01.691.125.980.124.118.460.491.15181528.187605--------
48Vern Ruhle--2015102.02.911.158.560.531.763.440.511.2781388.250412--------
45Dave Smith-4942075.02.761.036.480.242.766.240.441.9302273.198305--------
35Joe Sambito-3649063.21.841.026.080.573.115.800.540.8702224.192255--------
31Frank LaCorte-6637042.03.641.488.790.214.508.570.530.5200159.258184--------
41Bobby Sprowl--15128.25.971.8812.560.314.405.650.781.4510120.333138--------
47Joaquin Andujar--9323.24.941.7311.030.764.566.850.671.210098.296113--------
27Billy Smith--10120.23.051.118.711.311.311.311.002.241076.26381--------
26Gordie Pladson--204.09.003.0020.25--6.756.751.001.250021.42924--------
Totals  (1 year)27411099241.157.640.362.725.530.491.1481113645.2314034--------



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