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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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-04-10vs PIT1W  5-4-21,320 Larry DierkerJim BunningLarry DierkerJuan Pizarro 541
1968-04-11vs PHI2W  7-3-11,972 Don WilsonLarry JacksonDon WilsonLarry Jackson 1275
1968-04-12vs PHI3W  5-2-16,415 Denny LemasterWoodie FrymanDenny LemasterWoodie FrymanJohn Buzhardt1798
1968-04-13vs PHI4W  4-3-13,164 Dave GiustiGrant JacksonDave GiustiGrant Jackson 21129
1968-04-14vs NYN5L  0-4-15,290 Larry DierkerNolan RyanNolan RyanLarry DierkerDanny Frisella21165
1968-04-15vs NYN6W  1-0-14,219 Don WilsonTom SeaverWade BlasingameLes Rohr 22166
1968-04-17@ PIT7L  4-13-30,779Denny LemasterAl McBeanAl McBeanDenny Lemaster 2629-3
1968-04-19@ PHI8L  1-2-6,671Dave GiustiChris ShortChris ShortDave Giusti 2731-4
1968-04-20@ PHI9L  1-7-3,738Larry DierkerLarry JacksonLarry JacksonLarry Dierker 2838-10
1968-04-21@ PHI10L  0-8-5,634Don WilsonWoodie FrymanWoodie FrymanDon Wilson 2846-18
1968-04-23@ NYN11L  1-3-3,581Denny LemasterJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanDenny Lemaster 2949-20
1968-04-26@ CHN12L  2-3-4,148Larry DierkerBill HandsBill HandsLarry Dierker 3152-21
1968-04-27@ CHN13W  8-1-11,997Dave GiustiRich NyeDave GiustiRich Nye 3953-14
1968-04-28@ CHN14L  4-8-0Don WilsonJoe NiekroJoe NiekroDon WilsonPhil Regan4361-18
1968-04-28@ CHN15L  2-5-23,988Denny LemasterKen HoltzmanKen HoltzmanDenny LemasterPhil Regan4566-21
1968-04-29vs CIN16L  2-17-10,509 Jim RayJim MaloneyJim MaloneyJim RayBob Lee4783-36
1968-04-30vs CIN17W  3-0-7,870 Larry DierkerGerry ArrigoLarry DierkerGerry Arrigo 5083-33
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-05-01vs SLN18L  1-3-14,726 Dave GiustiBob GibsonBob GibsonWade Blasingame 5186-35
1968-05-02vs SLN19W  4-0-11,431 Denny LemasterNelson BrilesDenny LemasterNelson Briles 5586-31
1968-05-03vs ATL20W  5-3-13,658 Don WilsonPhil NiekroDon WilsonPhil Niekro 6089-29
1968-05-04vs ATL21L  2-5-25,888 Larry DierkerRon ReedRon ReedLarry DierkerCecil Upshaw6294-32
1968-05-05vs ATL22L  0-2-13,685 Dave GiustiKen JohnsonKen JohnsonDave GiustiClaude Raymond6296-34
1968-05-06vs SFN23W  10-2-10,142 Denny LemasterGaylord PerryDenny LemasterGaylord Perry 7298-26
1968-05-07vs SFN24W  7-1-13,685 Don WilsonJuan MarichalDon WilsonJuan MarichalMike Cuellar7999-20
1968-05-08vs SFN25L  1-3-14,053 Larry DierkerRay SadeckiRay SadeckiLarry DierkerJoe Gibbon80102-22
1968-05-09vs SFN26W  5-3-12,638 Dave GiustiMike McCormickDave GiustiMike McCormick 85105-20
1968-05-11@ SLN27L  3-4-16,093Denny LemasterRay WashburnLarry JasterMike Cuellar 88109-21
1968-05-12@ SLN28W  3-2-19,085Larry DierkerBob GibsonLarry DierkerBob Gibson 91111-20
1968-05-14@ SFN29L  1-2-5,349Dave GiustiMike McCormickMike McCormickDave GiustiFrank Linzy92113-21
1968-05-15@ SFN30L  3-7-4,310Denny LemasterGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDenny LemasterFrank Linzy95120-25
1968-05-16@ SFN31L  1-3-4,224Don WilsonJuan MarichalJuan MarichalDon Wilson 96123-27
1968-05-17@ LAN32L  0-6-17,374Larry DierkerBill SingerBill SingerLarry Dierker 96129-33
1968-05-18@ LAN33L  0-1-19,630Dave GiustiDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleDave Giusti 96130-34
1968-05-19@ LAN34W  2-1-0Denny LemasterClaude OsteenDenny LemasterClaude Osteen 98131-33
1968-05-19@ LAN35W  3-1-25,918Mike CuellarMudcat GrantMike CuellarMudcat Grant 101132-31
1968-05-20@ CIN36L  2-3-4,072Don WilsonGerry ArrigoBill KelsoDon Wilson 103135-32
1968-05-21@ CIN37W  8-2-4,273Larry DierkerMilt PappasLarry DierkerMilt Pappas 111137-26
1968-05-22@ CIN38W  1-0-3,490Dave GiustiJim MaloneyDave GiustiJim Maloney 112137-25
1968-05-24vs LAN39L  7-9-20,282 Denny LemasterDon SuttonJim BrewerDon WilsonJohn Purdin119146-27
1968-05-25vs LAN40W  3-2-25,298 Mike CuellarMike KekichMike CuellarJohn Purdin 122148-26
1968-05-26vs LAN41L  0-5-21,493 Larry DierkerDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleLarry Dierker 122153-31
1968-05-27vs LAN42W  10-1-12,737 Don WilsonClaude OsteenDon WilsonClaude Osteen 132154-22
1968-05-28@ ATL43L  1-3-7,883Dave GiustiPat JarvisPat JarvisDave Giusti 133157-24
1968-05-30@ ATL44W  11-0-14,145Mike CuellarRon ReedMike CuellarRon Reed 144157-13
1968-05-31vs CHN45W  3-1-21,032 Larry DierkerFergie JenkinsLarry DierkerFergie Jenkins 147158-11
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-06-01vs CHN46L  1-3-19,865 Don WilsonBill HandsBill HandsDon WilsonPhil Regan148161-13
1968-06-02vs CHN47L  2-3-14,952 Dave GiustiKen HoltzmanChuck HartensteinJim RayPhil Regan150164-14
1968-06-03vs SLN48L  2-7-17,970 Denny LemasterNelson BrilesNelson BrilesDenny Lemaster 152171-19
1968-06-04vs SLN49L  2-3-18,867 Mike CuellarSteve CarltonSteve CarltonJohn BuzhardtJoe Hoerner154174-20
1968-06-05vs SLN50L  1-3-18,475 Larry DierkerLarry JasterLarry JasterLarry DierkerWayne Granger155177-22
1968-06-06vs SLN51L  0-4-15,218 Don WilsonBob GibsonBob GibsonDon Wilson 155181-26
1968-06-07vs PIT52L  0-5-14,578 Dave GiustiSteve BlassSteve BlassDave Giusti 155186-31
1968-06-08vs PIT53W  3-2-21,447 Denny LemasterJim BunningDenny LemasterJim BunningJohn Buzhardt158188-30
1968-06-09vs PIT54L  1-3-12,862 Mike CuellarBob MooseBob MooseMike CuellarRon Kline159191-32
1968-06-11@ PHI55W  5-1-5,243Larry DierkerRick WiseLarry DierkerRick Wise 164192-28
1968-06-13@ PHI56L  2-3-4,542Dave GiustiChris ShortChris ShortDave GiustiTurk Farrell166195-29
1968-06-14@ PIT57L  0-3-8,603Denny LemasterBob MooseBob MooseDenny Lemaster 166198-32
1968-06-15@ PIT58L  2-13-5,005Don WilsonBob VealeBob VealeDon Wilson 168211-43
1968-06-16@ PIT59L  1-3-0Mike CuellarSteve BlassSteve BlassMike CuellarRoy Face169214-45
1968-06-16@ PIT60L  2-11-8,448Larry DierkerTommie SiskTommie SiskLarry DierkerRon Kline171225-54
1968-06-17@ PIT61L  3-4-5,887Dave GiustiAl McBeanAl McBeanDave GiustiRoy Face174229-55
1968-06-18@ NYN62W  3-2-0Denny LemasterNolan RyanDenny LemasterNolan Ryan 177231-54
1968-06-18@ NYN63W  6-5-26,531Wade BlasingameDon CardwellJim RayDon CardwellFred Gladding183236-53
1968-06-19@ NYN64L  2-8-16,715Don WilsonJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanDon Wilson 185244-59
1968-06-20@ NYN65L  3-5-13,213Larry DierkerTom SeaverTom SeaverLarry DierkerBill Short188249-61
1968-06-21vs PHI66W  2-1-19,274 Mike CuellarJeff JamesMike CuellarJeff James 190250-60
1968-06-22vs PHI67L  6-7-21,015 Dave GiustiChris ShortGary WagnerWade BlasingameTurk Farrell196257-61
1968-06-23vs PHI68W  7-4-15,876 Denny LemasterWoodie FrymanDenny LemasterWoodie FrymanFred Gladding203261-58
1968-06-24vs CHN69W  3-1-13,471 Larry DierkerRich NyeLarry DierkerRich Nye 206262-56
1968-06-25vs CHN70W  4-2-13,474 Mike CuellarJoe NiekroMike CuellarJoe Niekro 210264-54
1968-06-26vs CHN71W  2-1-13,734 Dave GiustiBill HandsDave GiustiBill Hands 212265-53
1968-06-27vs NYN72L  1-3-12,470 Denny LemasterDon CardwellDon CardwellDenny LemasterRon Taylor213268-55
1968-06-28vs NYN73W  7-2-15,370 Larry DierkerNolan RyanLarry DierkerNolan Ryan 220270-50
1968-06-29vs NYN74W  2-0-20,386 Don WilsonJerry KoosmanDon WilsonJerry Koosman 222270-48
1968-06-30vs NYN75L  0-1-16,578 Mike CuellarTom SeaverTom SeaverMike Cuellar 222271-49
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-07-01vs CIN76L  2-3-12,252 Dave GiustiJim MaloneyClay CarrollTom Dukes 224274-50
1968-07-02vs CIN77W  2-0-13,707 Denny LemasterGerry ArrigoDenny LemasterGerry Arrigo 226274-48
1968-07-03vs CIN78L  7-9-15,133 Larry DierkerTony CloningerTed AbernathyJohn Buzhardt 233283-50
1968-07-04vs CIN79L  4-7-22,827 Don WilsonGary NolanGary NolanDon WilsonTed Abernathy237290-53
1968-07-05@ ATL80W  13-9-17,390Mike CuellarRon ReedJohn BuzhardtClaude RaymondWade Blasingame250299-49
1968-07-06@ ATL81L  0-5-6,808Dave GiustiPhil NiekroPhil NiekroDave Giusti 250304-54
1968-07-06@ ATL82L  1-2-14,554Denny LemasterPat JarvisKen JohnsonDon Wilson 251306-55
1968-07-07@ ATL83W  5-4-27,604Larry DierkerMilt PappasLarry DierkerMilt PappasTom Dukes256310-54
1968-07-11@ SLN84W  5-4-0Larry DierkerNelson BrilesJohn BuzhardtRon WillisTom Dukes261314-53
1968-07-11@ SLN85L  7-8-35,300Mike CuellarMel NelsonRon WillisTom DukesJoe Hoerner268322-54
1968-07-12@ SLN86L  1-8-28,944Denny LemasterBob GibsonBob GibsonDenny Lemaster 269330-61
1968-07-13@ SLN87L  4-5-37,139Wade BlasingameSteve CarltonSteve CarltonDanny CoombsJoe Hoerner273335-62
1968-07-14@ CIN88W  5-4-0Dave GiustiTony CloningerSteve SheaClay Carroll 278339-61
1968-07-14@ CIN89W  6-1-15,240Don WilsonGerry ArrigoDon WilsonGerry Arrigo 284340-56
1968-07-16vs ATL90L  2-6-22,313 Denny LemasterGeorge StoneCecil UpshawDenny Lemaster 286346-60
1968-07-17vs ATL91W  5-2-19,929 Danny CoombsJim BrittonDanny CoombsJim BrittonJohn Buzhardt291348-57
1968-07-18vs ATL92L  1-7-19,820 Dave GiustiPat JarvisPat JarvisDave Giusti 292355-63
1968-07-19@ SFN93W  3-1-6,694Don WilsonGaylord PerryDon WilsonGaylord PerrySteve Shea295356-61
1968-07-20@ SFN94L  0-1-12,154Denny LemasterRay SadeckiRay SadeckiDenny Lemaster 295357-62
1968-07-21@ SFN95W  2-1-0John BuzhardtBobby BolinJohn BuzhardtBobby BolinTom Dukes297358-61
1968-07-21@ SFN96L  1-6-17,021Danny CoombsMike McCormickMike McCormickDanny Coombs 298364-66
1968-07-22@ LAN97W  4-0-13,244Dave GiustiMike KekichDave GiustiMike Kekich 302364-62
1968-07-23@ LAN98L  1-3-17,621Mike CuellarClaude OsteenClaude OsteenMike Cuellar 303367-64
1968-07-24@ LAN99W  1-0-17,199Don WilsonDon DrysdaleDon WilsonDon Drysdale 304367-63
1968-07-26vs SFN100W  4-1-27,369 Denny LemasterRay SadeckiDenny LemasterRay SadeckiSteve Shea308368-60
1968-07-27vs SFN101L  3-4-37,330 John BuzhardtMike McCormickBobby BolinJohn Buzhardt 311372-61
1968-07-28vs SFN102L  2-4-33,241 Dave GiustiJuan MarichalJuan MarichalSteve Shea 313376-63
1968-07-29vs LAN103W  2-0-16,757 Mike CuellarMike KekichMike CuellarMike Kekich 315376-61
1968-07-30vs LAN104L  2-3-16,702 Don WilsonBill SingerBill SingerDon WilsonJim Brewer317379-62
1968-07-31@ CHN105L  1-6-11,033Denny LemasterFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsDenny Lemaster 318385-67
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-08-01@ CHN106L  1-4-20,356Dave GiustiJoe NiekroJoe NiekroDave GiustiPhil Regan319389-70
1968-08-02vs PHI107W  4-3-12,957 Larry DierkerJeff JamesPat HouseGrant JacksonSteve Shea323392-69
1968-08-03vs PHI108L  1-2-19,185 Mike CuellarChris ShortChris ShortMike Cuellar 324394-70
1968-08-04vs PHI109L  2-3-15,003 Don WilsonRick WiseRick WiseSteve Shea 326397-71
1968-08-05vs NYN110W  6-5-14,559 Denny LemasterJerry KoosmanJohn BuzhardtJerry Koosman 332402-70
1968-08-06vs NYN111L  1-4-13,298 Dave GiustiDon CardwellCal KoonceDave Giusti 333406-73
1968-08-07vs NYN112W  4-3-14,524 Larry DierkerTom SeaverLarry DierkerTom SeaverSteve Shea337409-72
1968-08-08vs PIT113L  3-4-14,851 Mike CuellarBob VealeRon KlineMike CuellarRoy Face340413-73
1968-08-09vs PIT114W  2-1-15,270 Denny LemasterJim BunningSteve SheaDock Ellis 342414-72
1968-08-10vs PIT115W  16-3-12,814 John BuzhardtSteve BlassDanny CoombsSteve Blass 358417-59
1968-08-10vs PIT116L  4-7-25,814 Dave GiustiAl McBeanRon KlinePat House 362424-62
1968-08-11vs PIT117W  5-1-16,892 Larry DierkerTommie SiskLarry DierkerTommie SiskDave Giusti367425-58
1968-08-13@ PHI118W  5-0-0Don WilsonRick WiseDon WilsonRick Wise 372425-53
1968-08-13@ PHI119L  2-4-7,021Mike CuellarJeff JamesJeff JamesMike CuellarGary Wagner374429-55
1968-08-14@ PHI120L  3-4-4,040Denny LemasterChris ShortChris ShortDenny LemasterGary Wagner377433-56
1968-08-15@ PHI121W  3-2-3,217Dave GiustiWoodie FrymanDave GiustiTurk FarrellDanny Coombs380435-55
1968-08-16@ NYN122W  3-1-23,014Larry DierkerTom SeaverTom DukesRon Taylor 383436-53
1968-08-17@ NYN123W  1-0-17,529Don WilsonJim McAndrewDon WilsonJim McAndrewJohn Buzhardt384436-52
1968-08-18@ NYN124L  1-8-0Mike CuellarDon CardwellDon CardwellMike Cuellar 385444-59
1968-08-18@ NYN125W  5-2-30,095Jim RayDick SelmaJim RayDick Selma 390446-56
1968-08-19vs LAN126W  8-5-20,347 Dave GiustiBill SingerDanny CoombsBill Singer 398451-53
1968-08-20vs LAN127W  8-5-19,534 Larry DierkerDon DrysdaleLarry DierkerDon DrysdaleDanny Coombs406456-50
1968-08-21vs LAN128W  6-1-16,780 Don WilsonMike KekichDon WilsonMike Kekich 412457-45
1968-08-23vs CHN129W  3-2-16,714 Mike CuellarJoe NiekroSteve SheaPhil Regan 415459-44
1968-08-24vs CHN130W  5-1-29,548 Dave GiustiKen HoltzmanDave GiustiKen Holtzman 420460-40
1968-08-25vs CHN131L  0-2-17,572 Larry DierkerFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsLarry Dierker 420462-42
1968-08-26@ LAN132L  3-4-10,787Don WilsonDon SuttonDon SuttonDon WilsonJack Billingham423466-43
1968-08-27@ LAN133W  4-2-8,928Denny LemasterMike KekichDenny LemasterMike Kekich 427468-41
1968-08-28@ SFN134L  3-4-4,711Mike CuellarRay SadeckiFrank LinzyJohn Buzhardt 430472-42
1968-08-29@ SFN135W  6-1-5,449Dave GiustiJuan MarichalDave GiustiJuan Marichal 436473-37
1968-08-30@ CHN136L  3-5-10,054Larry DierkerFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsLarry Dierker 439478-39
1968-08-31@ CHN137W  6-2-16,132Don WilsonJoe NiekroDon WilsonJoe NiekroTom Dukes445480-35
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-09-01@ CHN138L  0-2-11,570Denny LemasterBill HandsBill HandsDenny Lemaster 445482-37
1968-09-02@ PIT139L  1-6-0Mike CuellarBob VealeBob VealeMike Cuellar 446488-42
1968-09-02@ PIT140L  3-4-6,225Dave GiustiBob MooseBruce Dal CantonJim Ray 449492-43
1968-09-03@ PIT141L  2-3-3,003Larry DierkerDock EllisDock EllisLarry DierkerLuke Walker451495-44
1968-09-06@ ATL142L  1-7-5,479Don WilsonPat JarvisPat JarvisDon Wilson 452502-50
1968-09-07@ ATL143W  6-3-6,429Denny LemasterPhil NiekroDanny CoombsClaude RaymondJohn Buzhardt458505-47
1968-09-08@ ATL144L  1-4-5,641Dave GiustiMilt PappasMilt PappasDave Giusti 459509-50
1968-09-10@ CIN145W  3-2-0Don WilsonGerry ArrigoDon WilsonGerry Arrigo 462511-49
1968-09-10@ CIN146L  3-4-2,353Mike CuellarMel QueenClay CarrollSteve Shea 465515-50
1968-09-11@ CIN147L  1-5-0Denny LemasterGary NolanGary NolanDenny Lemaster 466520-54
1968-09-11@ CIN148L  6-11-2,560John BuzhardtGeorge CulverTed AbernathySteve SheaClay Carroll472531-59
1968-09-13vs SLN149W  4-2-15,425 Dave GiustiRay WashburnDave GiustiRay WashburnSteve Shea476533-57
1968-09-14vs SLN150L  0-8-16,324 Larry DierkerNelson BrilesNelson BrilesLarry Dierker 476541-65
1968-09-15vs SLN151L  4-7-16,638 Don WilsonSteve CarltonSteve CarltonDon Wilson 480548-68
1968-09-17vs ATL152W  5-1-19,820 Mike CuellarPat JarvisMike CuellarPat Jarvis 485549-64
1968-09-18vs ATL153L  0-2-6,392 Denny LemasterPhil NiekroPhil NiekroDenny Lemaster 485551-66
1968-09-19vs ATL154L  1-4-5,431 Dave GiustiMilt PappasMilt PappasDave GiustiCecil Upshaw486555-69
1968-09-20vs CIN155W  7-6-7,175 Larry DierkerGary NolanSteve SheaTed Abernathy 493561-68
1968-09-21vs CIN156L  0-5-5,664 Don WilsonJim MaloneyJim MaloneyDon Wilson 493566-73
1968-09-22vs CIN157W  6-1-6,700 Mike CuellarGerry ArrigoMike CuellarGerry Arrigo 499567-68
1968-09-24vs SFN158L  4-5-7,460 Denny LemasterRay SadeckiFrank LinzyDanny CoombsGaylord Perry503572-69
1968-09-25vs SFN159W  3-2-9,258 Dave GiustiJuan MarichalDave GiustiJuan MarichalJim Ray506574-68
1968-09-27@ SLN160L  0-1-18,658Larry DierkerBob GibsonBob GibsonLarry Dierker 506575-69
1968-09-28@ SLN161W  3-2-21,502Don WilsonSteve CarltonTom DukesWayne GrangerSteve Shea509577-68
1968-09-29@ SLN162L  1-11-23,792Mike CuellarRay WashburnRay WashburnMike CuellarJoe Hoerner510588-78


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