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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: Season in progress

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

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Terry Puhl1981-04-111981L  7-4 @ LAN51310001000000050956424149100100th career stolen base
Art Howe1981-04-181981L  6-3 vs HOU5220022000000015924673521072 home runs
Joe Pittman1981-04-251981L  2-1 vs HOU101000000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Jose Cruz1981-05-071981W  6-0 @ CHN20100020011002013501234915882172 sacrifice flies
Craig Reynolds1981-05-161981W  6-1 vs HOU51403040000000063554916155314 Triples, 4 hits
Luis Pujols1981-05-191981L  15-12 @ SLN5110102100000011778814411st career stolen base
Bobby Sprowl1981-05-231981W  5-3 vs HOU1010001000000001310101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Joe Pittman1981-05-261981W  1-0 vs HOU3030101100000001360111st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
Jose Cruz1981-06-041981L  7-5 @ SDN51400110000000013751266946022184 hits
Billy Smith1981-06-091981L  10-3 @ PHI000000000000000100001st career game
Dave Smith1981-08-161981W  3-0 @ SDN1010000000000008310001st career hit
Art Howe1981-08-261981W  9-3 @ NYN4122005000000106535333623185 RBis
Alan Ashby1981-09-021981W  8-0 vs HOU4140013000000006894842823344 hits
Tony Scott1981-09-021981W  8-0 vs HOU51410010000000067849413195954 hits
Cesar Cedeno1981-09-041981W  5-0 @ MON524200310000000148916451607724824 hits
Tim Tolman1981-09-091981L  9-0 @ ATL100000000000000100001st career game
Bert Pena1981-09-141981L  4-2 vs HOU000000000000000100001st career game
Alan Knicely1981-09-171981W  9-0 @ SDN101000000000000910001st career hit
Bert Pena1981-09-171981W  9-0 @ SDN101000000000000210001st career hit
Tony Scott1981-09-201981W  7-3 @ SFN52410111010000069551614200974 hits
Cesar Cedeno1981-09-301981L  5-2 @ CIN411001100000001150016521627744831500th career game
Tony Scott1981-10-011981W  8-1 @ CIN31100001022000070552514202100100th career stolen base
Alan Knicely1981-10-031981L  7-2 @ LAN2110011000000001021101st career home run, 1st career RBI
Tim Tolman1981-10-031981L  7-2 @ LAN201000000000000310001st career hit
Scott Loucks1981-10-041981W  5-3 @ LAN4130000101100001850011st career stolen base


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