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1968 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  72-90   .444
Result:   10th in National League
Manager(s):  Harry Walker, Grady Hatton
General Manager:   Spec Richardson
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,312,887
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Lee Thomas (32)
Youngest Player:  John Mayberry (19)
Longest Tenure:  Danny Coombs, Dave Adlesh, Dave Giusti, Jimmy Wynn, Larry Dierker, Mike Cuellar, Norm Miller, Joe Morgan, Ron Brand, Rusty Staub, John Bateman, Bob Aspromonte (4)
Top Hitter:  Rusty Staub (9)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Giusti (22)
Top Draft Pick:  Martin Cott (#3)

Roster Continuity:  58.60%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis9765.599--
SF Giants8874.5439.0
Chi Cubs8478.51913.0
Cincinnati8379.51214.0
Atlanta8181.50016.0
Pittsburgh8082.49417.0
LA Dodgers7686.46921.0
Philadelphia7686.46921.0
NY Mets7389.45124.0
Houston7290.44425.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
10Rusty Staub+of-1b924UDFA: 1962MLB161591541723716722073577247411.291.373.387761.338229682441986.0.312
24Jimmy Wynn+of1026UDFA: 1962MLB15654285146235266711179013159546.269.376.474850.384257646428996.2.308
11Denis Menke+ss-3b3027UDFA: 1958MLB1505425613523665658648166726.249.334.347681.313188621430694.3.282
15Hector Torres+ss-2b5122UDFA: 1962MLB128466441041111242318640212010.223.252.258510.233120496387241.7.257
14Bob Aspromonte+3b6930-MLB124409259292146103557295615.225.285.264549.248108457343282.2.255
7John Bateman+c5427UDFA: 1962MLB11135028871904331123463163416.249.297.337635.275118383287333.1.273
12Doug Rader+3b-23UDFA: 1964MLB98333428916464322315113248.267.328.393721.327131371260464.8.296
21Norm Miller+of6822UDFA: 1964MLB79257356118262865224851554.237.304.393697.317101294215344.2.264
22Ron Davis+of-26-MLB52217224610111204134840111.212.268.281549.25661236178142.1.266
28Lee Thomas+of-1b-32-MLB9020114394011121142214416.194.249.229478.2174622117491.4.212
37Dick Simpson+of-24-MLB5917725337231144206142012.186.282.299582.27153202151122.1.263
17Julio Gotay+2b-29-MLB75165941301111242110106.248.271.285555.25547171133102.0.280
27Bob Watson+1b-of-221970-15-355MLB451401332702810133211016.229.297.321618.28545155115122.8.280
6Dave Adlesh+c-24UDFA: 1962MLB4010431911040052712201.183.227.212439.197221128820.6.247
22Jose Herrera+of-26-MLB2710092450070241200501.240.269.290559.257291098472.4.273
39Dave Giusti+p-28UDFA: 1961MLB388241510090011720501.183.212.195407.19016907310.4.231
9Ron Brand+c-28-MLB438171320041191120201.160.261.185446.22015947231.2.186
49Larry Dierker+p6621UDFA: 1964MLB33732510030023500902.068.093.082176.08568479-7-2.5.132
40Don Wilson+p-23UDFA: 1964MLB347071520160011610602.214.236.286522.24120786331.4.264
23Denny Lemaster+p-29-MLB33652200010062000901.031.113.031143.08328073-6-2.1.044
20Ivan Murrell+of-23UDFA: 1963MLB32593611030011700002.102.117.153269.12396055-3-1.5.143
35Mike Cuellar+p-31UDFA: 1961MLB285731110130002510300.193.207.263470.21715614910.4.323
8Hal King+c-24-MLB27554821020071600001.145.242.218460.22212624820.9.205
27Nate Colbert+1b-22UDFA: 1964MLB20535810041112300112.151.164.170333.15295650-3-1.5.258
20Leon McFadden+ss-of-24UDFA: 1963MLB164721310011061002100.277.358.298656.29314543554.1.351
18Joe Morgan+2b-24UDFA: 1963MLB1020650100307400000.250.444.350794.3767271558.3.312
30John Buzhardt+p-31-MLB3916040001001600101.250.294.250544.2544181400.7.400
45Jim Ray+p-23UDFA: 1963MLB4215010000000700101.067.067.067133.06111616--.125
37Byron Browne+of-25-MLB1013030001004600001.231.412.231643.3203171112.3.429
31Danny Coombs+p-26UDFA: 1962MLB4010140002000500000.400.400.400800.363410615.0.800
33John Mayberry+1b-191967-1-6MLB49000000000210000.000.100.000100.0720109-1-2.4.000
42Steve Shea+p-25UDFA: 1965MLB306000000000400000.000.000.0000.000066--.000
36Wade Blasingame+p-24UDFA: 1961MLB225000000003200000.000.375.000375.25508501.2.000
44Tom Dukes+p-25-MLB434000000001300000.000.200.000200.1360540-2.9.000
50Danny Walton+of-201965-10-196MLB22000000000100001.000.000.0000.000023-1-5.6.000
Totals: (35 players)162533651012332052866473445147998848819734115.231.298.317615--1692599444004903.270

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
39Dave Giusti+2228UDFA: 1961MLB11143.19373412211251.022695891567186112 21.178.100.542.406.670.36.3731.16
49Larry Dierker+4321UDFA: 1964MLB12153.31323210100233.220695861489161208 01.267.930.543.436.200.55.3331.23
23Denny Lemaster+4929-MLB10152.8133327200224.02317970117214674 21.359.280.442.895.870.49.3331.04
40Don Wilson+2523UDFA: 1964MLB13163.2833309330208.2187857697017594 11.238.070.393.027.550.40.3030.68
35Mike Cuellar+3131UDFA: 1961MLB8112.74282411231170.2152605284513321 01.158.020.422.377.010.34.3191.41
30John Buzhardt+6631-MLB443.123940015583.27335290353774 01.297.850.003.763.980.95.3031.49
45Jim Ray+-23UDFA: 1963MLB232.684121014180.26526245257111 11.127.250.562.797.920.35.3261.03
44Tom Dukes+6125-MLB224.274300019452.26231253283742 11.7110.590.514.786.320.76.4571.10
31Danny Coombs+-26UDFA: 1962MLB433.284020016246.25221170172951 01.4810.030.003.285.590.59.4601.53
36Wade Blasingame+-24UDFA: 1961MLB124.75222007136.04521193102230 01.5311.250.752.505.500.45.3621.56
42Steve Shea+5625UDFA: 1965MLB443.373000021634.22714130111522 01.107.010.002.863.890.73.3071.80
43Pat House+-27-MLB117.71180008016.121151406601 01.6511.570.003.313.311.00.4771.57
48Fred Gladding+-32UDFA: 1956MLB0014.547000424.187703231 02.5416.620.006.234.151.50.500--
33Hal Gilson+-26-MLB007.362000103.274301100 02.1817.180.002.452.451.00----
Totals: (35 players)72903.261621625010112231,447136258852466479102174--71.188.470.422.986.350.47.344 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John BatemanC10869049116.9850.00 
Dave AdleshC361931120.9900.00 
Ron BrandC2915314031.0000.00 
Hal KingC1983830.9680.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rusty Staub1B14713139311100.9920.00 
Nate Colbert1B543012.9770.00 
Denis Menke1B5291021.0000.00 
Doug Rader1B547334.9430.00 
John Mayberry1B2250011.0000.00 
Lee Thomas1B2133031.0000.00 
Bob Aspromonte1B161001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Denis Menke2B1192692851047.9820.00 
Julio Gotay2B48116103428.9820.00 
Jose Herrera2B7151934.9190.00 
Joe Morgan2B59622.8820.00 
Hector Torres2B102001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Doug Rader3B86831681914.9300.00 
Bob Aspromonte3B756714868.9730.00 
Denis Menke3B436011.0000.00 
Ron Brand3B10000.0000.00 
Julio Gotay3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hector TorresSS1271593912455.9580.00 
Denis MenkeSS354592521.9650.00 
Leon McFaddenSS16164423.9680.00 
Bob AspromonteSS101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jimmy WynnOF1532982048.9880.00 
Norm MillerOF74131141.9710.00 
Ron DavisOF52131440.9710.00 
Dick SimpsonOF4963221.9700.00 
Lee ThomasOF4867520.9730.00 
Bob WatsonOF4046060.8850.00 
Bob AspromonteOF3643541.9230.00 
Jose HerreraOF1722110.9580.00 
Ivan MurrellOF1524322.9310.00 
Rusty StaubOF1523120.9230.00 
Nate ColbertOF1119110.9520.00 
Byron BrowneOF271011.0000.00 
Ron BrandOF110001.0000.00 
Joe MorganOF110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tom DukesP435211110.9232.07 
Jim RayP41802910.9171.23 
Danny CoombsP404621111.9292.53 
John BuzhardtP3983817011.0002.70 
Dave GiustiP37251205123.9732.55 
Denny LemasterP3322472741.8951.37 
Don WilsonP33208162240.9051.64 
Larry DierkerP32233132812.9761.58 
Steve SheaP303429011.0002.89 
Mike CuellarP28170132441.9021.96 
Wade BlasingameP2236110011.0002.75 
Pat HouseP181612001.0001.68 
Fred GladdingP7410001.0002.20 
Hal GilsonP2311001.0005.63 


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