Season Information
Team Name
1979 Houston Astros
League
National League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
89-73 (.549)   GBL: -1.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 4 / 8
Runs For/Against
583 / 582   Diff: +1
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
10
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1962-2019
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1979 Batting Statistics

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  • Regulars
  • Drafted
  • 1st Round Pick
  • 22-under
  • 36-over
  • Hitters
  • Pitchers
  • Recently Active
  • UnifPlayer NamePosAgeBaExpSalaryDetailGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    23Enos Cabell3B29R11---L - S - E1556036016430566737182168321718.272.299.368.66763022241.163.096.2983.3310.793.24100.50.9525.0
    21Terry PuhlOF22L6---L - S - E157600871722248493022584648287.287.352.377.72967222634.200.090.2998.636.850.7975.01.1919.8
    25Jose CruzOF31L13---L - S - E1575587316133797236147266015165.289.367.421.78863623549.301.132.31111.3210.380.9262.01.4230.4
    12Craig ReynoldsSS26L9---L - S - E146555631472090391262149234402.265.292.333.62561618529.117.068.2883.417.952.330.00.0019.7
    28Cesar Cedeno1B28R12---L - S - E1324705712327465430136452339815.262.348.374.72254917637.285.112.27811.669.470.8178.31.0930.1
    30Jeff LeonardOF23R7---L - S - E1344114711915504723104668235711.290.360.350.71046714420.204.060.3429.8514.561.480.00.0016.8
    18Art Howe2B-3B32R9---L - S - E118355328815263331363712457.248.316.352.66839812523.211.104.2599.059.301.0359.21.5126.1
    14Alan AshbyC27B11---L - S - E1083362568152235002670233108.202.262.277.5393709319.152.075.2477.0318.922.69168.00.5427.9
    17Rafael Landestoy2B26B8---L - S - E129282337696030134292415251.270.338.344.6823199715.209.074.2929.097.520.830.00.0019.7
    9Julio Gonzalez2B-SS26R8---L - S - E681811645520102151436004.249.280.298.578195547.083.049.2692.567.182.800.00.0015.6
    27Bob Watson1B33R15---L - S - E4916315394031800162301213.239.304.319.623182527.178.080.2598.7912.641.4454.31.6518.0
    29Denny WallingOF25L5---L - S - E8214721488433132172100122.327.394.497.8911657315.293.170.36310.3012.731.2449.01.8231.2
    13Bruce BochyC24R5---L - S - E561291128401600132510045.217.294.271.565143355.155.054.2629.0917.481.92129.00.7017.9
    50J.R. RichardP29R8---L - S - E3895612112601124011104.126.134.221.355108214.095.095.1430.9322.2224.0047.51.8533.3
    36Joe NiekroP34R13---L - S - E3883110200400221013100.120.140.145.28599122.048.025.1592.0221.2110.500.00.0020.0
    8Luis PujolsC23R7---L - S - E267571721080021401003.227.247.280.52778213.080.053.2792.5617.957.000.00.0017.6
    43Ken ForschP32R10---L - S - E26584810030042206001.138.194.155.3496891.086.017.2225.8832.355.500.00.0012.5
    47Joaquin AndujarP26B4---L - S - E46573510270023205100.088.117.211.32865123.158.123.1253.0849.2316.0028.53.0860.0
    22Jesus AlouOF37R19---L - S - E424331140010006700014.256.347.349.69649154.233.093.30612.2414.291.170.00.0036.4
    24Jimmy SextonSS27R10---L - S - E5243890001137700000.209.320.209.5295090.116.000.25014.0014.001.000.00.000.0
    38Rick WilliamsP26R3---L - S - E31312810000031802000.258.324.290.6143691.129.032.6158.3350.006.000.00.0012.5
    6Reggie BaldwinC24R3---L - S - E1420041001000100002.200.200.250.4502051.050.050.2110.005.000.000.00.0025.0
    48Vern RuhleP28R3---L - S - E13193110000011102000.053.100.105.2052221.105.052.1254.5550.0011.000.00.00100.0
    46Randy NiemannP23L2---L - S - E2615020000001601001.133.188.133.3211720.067.000.2225.8835.296.000.00.000.0
    16Dave Bergman1B26L6---L - S - E1315460012000300000.400.400.6001.0001591.200.200.4550.0020.000.0015.06.6716.7
    UnifPlayer NamePosAgeBaExpSalaryDetailGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    20Danny HeepOF21L2---L - S - E1414020002001400210.143.176.143.3191720.071.000.1675.8823.534.000.00.000.0
    35Joe SambitoP27L4---L - S - E637121002005000000.286.583.4291.0121231.857.143.28641.670.000.000.00.0050.0
    11Alan KnicelyC24R6---L - S - E76000000002300002.000.250.000.250800.333.000.00025.0037.501.500.00.000.0
    45Frank RiccelliP26L4---L - S - E116121003000100000.333.333.500.833631.167.167.4000.0016.670.000.00.0050.0
    19Tom WiedenbauerOF20R3---L - S - E46041002000200000.667.667.8331.500651.167.1661.0000.0033.330.000.00.0025.0
    31Frank LaCorteP27R5---L - S - E123000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    33George ThroopP28R2---L - S - E143000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    42Bert RobergeP24R2---L - S - E262000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    39Pete LaddP22R2---L - S - E101000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    37Tom DixonP24R3---L - S - E1910100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    39Bo McLaughlinP25R4---L - S - E121000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Team Totals2048539458313822245249542190954617452210943---105.256.315.344.65960291857325.191.088.2877.6512.361.62110.10.8123.5
    Glossary:
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Ba Bats Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Salary Salary for the selected season. Blank usually means the player made MLB minimum Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    1979 Pitching Statistics

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  • UnifPlayer NameRoleAgeThExpSalaryDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    50J.R. RichardST29R11---L - S - E18132.713838194000292.12209888139831319131.096.770.403.029.643.023.19.581
    36Joe NiekroST34R14---L - S - E21113.003838115000263.2221102881710711919071.247.540.583.654.063.481.11.656
    47Joaquin AndujarRel26R10---L - S - E12123.434623809234194.01688674788775021.327.790.324.083.573.990.88.500
    43Ken ForschST32R12---L - S - E1163.042624102120177.215567601435580101.077.850.711.772.943.391.66.647
    38Rick WilliamsST/R26R3---L - S - E473.263116223150121.11224544630370121.259.050.452.232.743.341.23.364
    35Joe SambitoCL27L7---L - S - E871.776300051632291.1802018823830041.137.880.792.278.181.973.61.533
    46Randy NiemannR/ST23L5---L - S - E323.7626732419167.0683228122240211.349.130.132.963.224.301.09.600
    48Vern RuhleST/R28R8---L - S - E264.0713102203066.164333098332021.098.681.221.094.484.484.13.250
    42Bert RobergeRel24R4---L - S - E301.69260001226432.02066017132001.165.630.004.783.661.690.761.000
    31Frank LaCorteR/ST27R7---L - S - E125.001230039027.0211615310241001.157.001.003.338.005.332.40.333
    37Tom DixonR/ST24R3---L - S - E126.6619100618025.239231921590002.1013.680.705.263.168.060.60.333
    45Frank RiccelliR/ST26L4---L - S - E224.091120039022.0221110018202001.829.000.007.368.184.501.11.500
    33George ThroopRel28R4---L - S - E103.2214000214022.123108411151011.529.271.614.436.044.031.361.000
    39Bo McLaughlinRel25R4---L - S - E125.5112000312016.122151024121001.5912.121.102.206.618.273.00.333
    39Pete LaddRel22R3---L - S - E112.9210000410012.18541862021.305.840.735.844.383.650.75.500
    41Gary WilsonRel24R3---L - S - E0012.2760003607.11511102661002.8618.412.457.367.3613.501.00.000
    34Gordie PladsonRel22R7---L - S - E004.5040002404.09221220002.7520.252.254.504.504.501.00.000
    41Bobby SprowlRel23L3---L - S - E000.0030000304.01000230000.752.250.004.506.750.001.50.000
    54Mike MendozaRel23R3---L - S - E000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    Team Totals89733.203991625517107237311,447.7127858251490504854555241.237.950.563.135.313.621.69.549
    Glossary:
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Role ST = Starter. Rel = Reliever. CL = Closer R/ST Primarily a Reliever, ST/R Primarily a starter Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Th Throws Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Salary Salary for the selected season. Blank usually means the player made MLB minimum Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    1979 Fielding Statistics

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    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    CAlan Ashby10500.05485785613605.9875.800.0064.897.21
    CBruce Bochy5500.01982974234227.9704.100.0034.098.22
    CLuis Pujols2600.0136610143142.9935.500.0016.0100.03
    CAlan Knicely300.02000221.0000.700.001.942.94
    CReggie Baldwin300.03000331.0001.000.001.921.44
    1B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1BCesar Cedeno9100.0832331779882865.9819.500.0056.268.91
    1BEnos Cabell5100.028721120309308.9976.000.0031.532.92
    1BBob Watson4400.037133323407404.9939.200.0027.289.83
    1BDave Bergman400.08001881.0002.000.002.530.84
    1BArt Howe300.01530318181.0006.000.001.92.55
    1BReggie Baldwin100.07100881.0008.000.000.67.16
    1BJesus Alou100.02001221.0002.000.000.62.46
    2B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2BRafael Landestoy11400.01662341253412400.9713.500.0070.488.41
    2BArt Howe6800.0126188333317314.9914.600.0042.057.62
    2BJulio Gonzalez3200.05989216150148.9874.600.0019.847.13
    2BJimmy Sexton200.00100111.0000.500.001.23.84
    3B
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    3BEnos Cabell13200.01091781311300287.9572.200.0081.585.21
    3BArt Howe5900.0477046121117.9672.000.0036.450.02
    3BJulio Gonzalez900.02300551.0000.600.005.613.23
    3BJimmy Sexton400.01000111.0000.300.002.57.74
    3BAlan Knicely100.0000000.0000.000.000.614.35
    SS
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    SSCraig Reynolds14300.02084282388659636.9654.400.0088.397.91
    SSJulio Gonzalez2100.031543118885.9664.000.0013.030.92
    SSJimmy Sexton1100.01023263533.9433.000.006.821.23
    SSRafael Landestoy300.02301551.0001.700.001.92.34
    OF
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    OFJose Cruz15600.03207140341327.9592.100.0096.399.41
    OFTerry Puhl15200.03527033593591.0002.400.0093.896.82
    OFJeff Leonard12300.02276101243233.9591.900.0075.991.83
    OFDenny Walling4200.0652106867.9851.600.0025.951.24
    OFCesar Cedeno4000.01162001181181.0003.000.0024.730.35
    OFJesus Alou600.06000661.0001.000.003.714.36
    OFTom Wiedenbauer300.03000331.0001.000.001.975.07
    OFDanny Heep200.07000771.0003.500.001.214.38
    P
    PosPlayer NameGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    PJoe Sambito63091.1514222119.9050.300.2138.9100.01
    PJoaquin Andujar460194.01650527166.9301.400.3428.4100.02
    PJoe Niekro380263.214390453531.0001.400.2023.5100.03
    PJ.R. Richard380292.11432505146.9021.200.1623.5100.03
    PRick Williams310121.1323122726.9630.800.2119.1100.05
    PBert Roberge26032.03300661.0000.200.1916.0100.06
    PKen Forsch260177.21037154847.9791.800.2716.0100.06
    PRandy Niemann26067.01700881.0000.300.1216.0100.06
    PTom Dixon19025.23601991.0000.500.3611.7100.09
    PGeorge Throop14022.11200331.0000.200.148.6100.010
    PVern Ruhle13066.13500881.0000.600.128.0100.011
    PBo McLaughlin12016.11200331.0000.300.197.4100.012
    PFrank LaCorte12027.00100111.0000.100.047.4100.012
    PFrank Riccelli11022.00600661.0000.500.276.8100.014
    PPete Ladd10012.13200551.0000.500.416.2100.015
    PGary Wilson607.1000000.0000.000.003.7100.016
    PGordie Pladson404.0000000.0000.000.002.5100.017
    PBobby Sprowl304.0000000.0000.000.001.9100.018
    PMike Mendoza101.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.019
    Glossary:
    Pos Defensive Position Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.