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1968 Houston AstrosNational League (MLB)
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Hal Gilson played for the 1968 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record72-90 (6th)League Rank6thMLB Rank13th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerHarry Walker,Grady HattonGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesBuddy Hancken (Assistant Coach), Mel McGaha (Assistant Coach), Jim Owens (Assistant Coach), Salty Parker (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMartin Cott (#3)
Attendance1,312,887 (Rank: 6th)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1968 Statistics -- 1968 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1968 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
10Rusty Staub1bL24161591541723716722073577742411.291.373.387.76022944682.312.096.223.33810.78.40.80.998.525.6
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
24Jimmy WynnofR2615654285146235266711179013155496.269.376.474.85025754646.308.205.360.38413.920.31.54.020.937.0
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
11Denis Menke2bR271505425613523665658648167266.249.334.347.68118835621.282.098.210.31310.313.01.31.090.325.9
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
15Hector TorresssR22128466441041111242318640120210.223.252.258.51012013496.257.035.071.2333.612.93.60.2466.012.5
1962-   UDFA-SFN
 
14Bob Aspromonte3bR30124409259292146103557256915.225.285.264.54910812457.255.039.127.2487.712.51.60.2409.013.0    
7John BatemancR2711135028871904331123463341616.249.297.337.63411823383.273.088.154.2756.012.02.01.087.526.4
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
12Doug Rader3bR2398333428916464322315112438.267.328.393.72113126371.296.126.219.3278.413.81.71.655.529.2
1965-   UDFA-HOU
 
21Norm MillerofL2279257356118262865224855514.237.304.393.69710126294.264.156.245.3177.516.32.22.042.842.6
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
22Ron DavisofR2652217224610111204134841101.212.268.281.5496112236.266.069.111.2565.520.33.70.4217.026.1
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
28Lee ThomasofL329020114394011121142214146.194.249.229.478465221.212.035.109.2176.310.01.60.5201.012.8
1954-   UDFA-NYA
 
37Dick SimpsonofR245917725337231144206140122.186.282.299.5815312202.263.113.226.2719.930.23.11.559.036.4
1961-   UDFA-ANA
 
17Julio Gotay2bR2975165941301111242111006.248.271.285.556474171.280.037.055.2552.312.35.30.6165.09.8
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
27Bob WatsonofR22451401332702810133210116.229.297.321.618459155.280.092.193.2858.420.72.51.370.028.1
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
6Dave AdleshcR244010431911040052712021.183.227.212.439222112.247.029.077.1974.524.15.40.00.010.5
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
22Jose HerreraofR262710092450070241205001.240.269.290.559295109.273.050.070.2573.711.03.00.00.020.8
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
39Dave GiustipR28388241510090011725001.183.212.195.40716190.231.012.024.1901.118.917.00.00.06.7
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
9Ron BrandcR28438171320041191122001.160.261.185.44615294.186.025.136.2209.611.71.20.00.015.4
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
49Larry DierkerpR2133732510030023509002.068.093.082.1756184.132.014.041.0852.441.717.50.00.020.0
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
40Don WilsonpR23347071520160011616002.214.236.286.52220378.264.072.086.2411.320.516.01.370.020.0
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
23Denny LemasterpR2933652200010062009001.031.113.031.1442080.044.000.092.0837.525.03.30.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Ivan MurrellofR2332593611030011700002.102.117.153.2709260.143.051.068.1231.728.317.00.00.033.3
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
35Mike CuellarpL31285731110130002513000.193.207.263.47015261.323.070.070.2170.041.00.01.657.018.2
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
8Hal KingcL2427554821020071600001.145.242.218.46012362.205.073.200.22211.325.82.30.00.037.5
1965-   UDFA-CAL
 
27Nate ColbertofR2220535810041112301102.151.164.170.3349156.258.019.038.1521.841.123.00.00.012.5
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
20Leon McFaddenssR24164721310011061001020.277.358.298.65614154.351.021.170.29311.118.51.70.00.07.7
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
18Joe Morgan2bL241020650100307400000.250.444.350.7947127.313.100.600.37625.914.80.60.00.020.0
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
30John BuzhardtpR313916040001001601001.250.294.250.5444018.400.000.063.2545.633.36.00.00.00.0
1954-   UDFA-CHN
 
45Jim RaypR234215010000000701001.067.067.067.1341016.125.000.000.0610.043.80.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
37Byron BrowneofR251013030001004600001.231.412.231.6433017.429.000.308.32023.535.31.50.00.00.0
1962-   UDFA-PIT
 
31Danny CoombspR264010140002000500000.400.400.400.8004010.800.000.000.3630.050.00.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
33John Mayberry1bL1949000000000210000.000.100.000.1000010.000.000.000.0720.020.00.00.00.00.0
1967- 1-   6-HOU
 
42Steve SheapR25306000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
36Wade BlasingamepL24225000000003200000.000.375.000.375008.000.000.600.25537.525.00.70.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
44Tom DukespR25434000000001300000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.13620.060.03.00.00.00.0
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
50Danny WaltonofR2022000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1965-10- 196-HOU
 
Batting Totals: (35 players)162533651012332052866473445147998848973481115.231.298.317.61516922995994.270.317.174.0008.016.52.11.180.924.3 

1968 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
39Dave GiustiR28STMLB11143.193734312211251.02269589156718611201.178.100.542.406.672.783.41.4402.48
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
49Larry DierkerR21STMLB12153.313232010100233.22069586148916120001.277.930.543.436.201.813.66.4442.93
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
23Denny LemasterL29STMLB10152.81333217200224.0231797011721467201.359.280.442.895.872.033.17.4002.68
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
40Don WilsonR23STMLB13163.28333039330208.218785769701759101.238.070.393.027.552.503.67.4482.27
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
35Mike CuellarL31STMLB8112.742824411231170.215260528451332001.168.020.422.377.012.963.16.4212.23
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
30John BuzhardtR31RelMLB443.12394350015583.2733529035377001.307.850.003.763.981.063.76.5002.76
1954-   UDFA-CHN
 
45Jim RayR23RelMLB232.68412391014180.2652624525711101.127.250.562.797.922.842.90.4002.36
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
44Tom DukesR25RelMLB224.27430430019452.2623125328374101.7210.590.514.786.321.325.30.5003.32
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
31Danny CoombsL26RelMLB433.28402380016246.2522117017295001.4910.030.003.285.591.714.05.5712.24
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
36Wade BlasingameL24RelMLB124.7522220007136.0452119310223001.5311.250.752.505.502.205.25.3333.08
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
42Steve SheaR25RelMLB443.37300300021634.2271413011152001.117.010.002.863.891.363.63.5002.47
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
43Pat HouseL27RelMLB117.7118018008016.12115140660001.6811.570.003.313.311.008.27.5002.75
1962-   UDFA-MLB
 
48Fred GladdingR32RelMLB0014.5470700424.18770323002.6816.620.006.234.150.6714.54.0003.54
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
33Hal GilsonL26RelMLB007.3620200103.27430110002.5017.180.002.452.451.009.82.0002.66
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)72903.251621622435010112231449136258852468479102174701.278.460.422.986.342.133.65.444  

1968 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PTom Dukes25MLBp43-521111013.9230.280.23---43100.026.5Fielding by Day
PJim Ray23MLBp41-80291012.9170.270.14---4297.625.3Fielding by Day
PDanny Coombs26MLBp40-462111114.9290.330.28---40100.024.7Fielding by Day
PJohn Buzhardt31MLBp39-8381701251.0000.640.30---39100.024.1Fielding by Day
PDave Giusti28MLBp37-25120512373.9731.920.28---3897.422.8Fielding by Day
PDenny Lemaster29MLBp33-2247274138.8951.030.15---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PDon Wilson23MLBp33-20816224042.9051.150.18---3497.120.4Fielding by Day
PLarry Dierker21MLBp32-23313281242.9761.280.18---3397.019.8Fielding by Day
PSteve Shea25MLBp30-342901111.0000.370.32---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PMike Cuellar31MLBp28-17013244141.9021.320.22---28100.017.3Fielding by Day
PWade Blasingame24MLBp22-3611001111.0000.500.31---22100.013.6Fielding by Day
PPat House27MLBp18-16120031.0000.170.19---18100.011.1Fielding by Day
PFred Gladding32MLBp7-4100011.0000.140.25---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PHal Gilson26MLBp2-3110021.0001.000.67---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJohn Bateman27MLBc108--69049116750.9856.840.00--911197.366.7Fielding by Day
CDave Adlesh24MLBc36--1931120206.9905.670.00--34090.022.2Fielding by Day
CRon Brand28MLBc29--15314031671.0005.760.00---4367.417.9Fielding by Day
CHal King24MLBc19--8383094.9684.790.00--32770.411.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BRusty Staub24MLBof-1b147--131393111001417.9929.560.00---16191.390.7Fielding by Day
1BDoug Rader23MLB3b5--4733453.94310.000.00---985.13.1Fielding by Day
1BNate Colbert22MLB1b5--4301244.9778.600.00---2025.03.1Fielding by Day
1BDenis Menke27MLBss-3b5--29102301.0006.000.00---1503.33.1Fielding by Day
1BJohn Mayberry19MLB1b2--25001251.00012.500.00---450.01.2Fielding by Day
1BLee Thomas32MLBof-1b2--13303161.0008.000.00---902.21.2Fielding by Day
1BBob Aspromonte30MLB3b1--610071.0007.000.00---1240.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BDenis Menke27MLBss-3b119--2692851047564.9824.660.00---15079.373.5Fielding by Day
2BJulio Gotay29MLB2b48--116103428223.9824.560.00---7564.029.6Fielding by Day
2BJose Herrera26MLBof7--15193437.9194.860.00---2725.94.3Fielding by Day
2BJoe Morgan24MLB2b5--962217.8823.000.00---1050.03.1Fielding by Day
2BHector Torres22MLBss-2b1--020021.0002.000.00---1280.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDoug Rader23MLB3b86--831681914270.9302.920.00---9887.853.1Fielding by Day
3BBob Aspromonte30MLB3b75--6714868221.9732.870.00---12460.546.3Fielding by Day
3BDenis Menke27MLBss-3b4--360191.0002.250.00---1502.72.5Fielding by Day
3BRon Brand28MLBc1--000000.000.00---432.30.6Fielding by Day
3BJulio Gotay29MLB2b1--000000.000.00---751.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSHector Torres22MLBss-2b127--1593912455574.9584.330.00---12899.278.4Fielding by Day
SSDenis Menke27MLBss-3b35--4592521142.9653.910.00---15023.321.6Fielding by Day
SSLeon McFadden24MLBss-of16--16442362.9683.750.00---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
SSBob Aspromonte30MLB3b1--010011.0001.000.00---1240.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJimmy Wynn26MLBof153--2982048322.9882.080.00---15698.194.4Fielding by Day
OFNorm Miller22MLBof74--131141136.9711.780.00---7993.745.7Fielding by Day
OFRon Davis26MLBof52--131440139.9712.600.00---52100.032.1Fielding by Day
OFDick Simpson24MLBof49--6322167.9701.330.00---5983.130.2Fielding by Day
OFLee Thomas32MLBof-1b48--6752074.9731.500.00---9053.329.6Fielding by Day
OFBob Watson22MLB1b-of40--4606052.8851.150.00---4588.924.7Fielding by Day
OFBob Aspromonte30MLB3b36--4354152.9231.330.00---12429.022.2Fielding by Day
OFJose Herrera26MLBof17--2211024.9581.350.00---2763.010.5Fielding by Day
OFRusty Staub24MLBof-1b15--2312026.9231.600.00---1619.39.3Fielding by Day
OFIvan Murrell23MLBof15--2432229.9311.800.00---3246.99.3Fielding by Day
OFNate Colbert22MLB1b11--1911021.9521.820.00---2055.06.8Fielding by Day
OFByron Browne25MLBof2--710181.0004.000.00---1020.01.2Fielding by Day
OFRon Brand28MLBc1--100011.0001.000.00---432.30.6Fielding by Day
OFJoe Morgan24MLB2b1--100011.0001.000.00---1010.00.6Fielding by Day

1968 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Buddy HanckenAssistant Coach1914-08-30 53Birmingham,Alabama --   C
Grady HattonManager1922-10-07 45Beaumont,Texas MLB1946-19601946-1960   3B
Walt MathewsScout -- --   SCOUT
Mel McGahaAssistant Coach1926-12-26 41Bastrop,Louisiana --   COACH
Jim OwensAssistant Coach1934-01-16 34Gifford,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19671955-1967   P
Salty ParkerAssistant Coach1913-07-08 54East St. Louis,Illinois MLB1936-19361936-1936   SS-1B
Spec RichardsonGeneral Manager1923-- 45- --   EXEC
Harry WalkerManager1916-10-22 51Pascagoula,Mississippi MLB1940-19551940-1955   OF