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1970 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 744-763 -19
Roster Continuity 83.79% 5/24
Manager(s): Harry Walker
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,253,444 11/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Randy Scarbery (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Salty Parker
Assistant Coach: Buddy Hancken
Assistant Coach: Mel McGaha
Assistant Coach: Jim Owens

#1 Draft Picks

John Mayberry (#6)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
8774.54014.5
8676.53116.0
7983.48823.0
7686.46926.0
6399.38939.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
12Doug Rader3B25   57690145
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25
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873257102474323.252.322.436758.184.285.2651.7923.0251644
11Denis MenkeSS29   56282171
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6
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13
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92658280510798.304.392.441833.137.285.3310.9843.2248665
24Jimmy WynnOF28   55482156
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27
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88245106961120716.282.394.493887.211.437.2950.9120.5273668
18Joe Morgan2B26   548102147
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52421310255135211.268.383.396779.128.367.2850.5468.5217658
22Jesus AlouOF28   45859140
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44322115143415.306.335.384719.079.127.3120.71458.0176487
7Johnny EdwardsC32   45846101
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49105163116329.221.299.319618.098.212.2411.2465.4146515
28Cesar CedenoOF19   35546110
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42174155722328.310.340.451791.141.220.3523.8050.7160377
8,27Bob Watson1B24   3274889
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61112459411610.272.324.443767.171.245.2972.4629.7145362
9Joe Pepitone1B-OF29   2794470
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3552182819017.251.298.470768.219.294.2351.5619.9131299
21Norm MillerOF24   2262954
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2931413317015.239.357.332689.093.283.2630.8056.575269
10Tommy DavisOF31   2132460
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308372501003.282.305.399704.117.174.3083.5771.085220
14Marty MartinezSS28   1501233
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00120092200003.220.264.240504.020.080.2582.44--36159
33John Mayberry1B21   1482332
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1411213326126.216.318.365683.149.291.2411.5729.654174
49Larry DierkerP23   92716
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0040013700912.174.181.196377.022.033.28637.00--18103
10Larry HowardC25   881127
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1600102303002.307.378.443821.136.250.3972.3044.03998
26Keith LampardOF24   72817
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050052410203.236.295.375670.139.208.3544.80--2780
40Don WilsonP25   6918
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0040002810303.116.129.145274.029.029.195----1073
15Hector TorresSS24   65616
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05006800002.246.310.323633.077.169.2811.33--2171
42Jack BillinghamP27   5826
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00010042700701.103.161.103264.000.069.1946.75--669
23Denny LemasterP31   4538
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70051300310.178.255.244499.067.178.2192.6045.01154
20Cesar GeronimoOF22   3759
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0002002510112.243.293.243536.000.054.2732.50--942
38Tom GriffinP22   3312
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0010011300400.061.088.091179.030.061.10013.00--338
45Jim RayP25   2715
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0002010900002.185.185.185370.000-.037.278----527
44Jim BeauchampOF30   2635
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4013700001.192.276.308584.115.192.2222.3326.0829
36Wade BlasingameP26   2402
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00020041000001.083.214.083297.000.167.1432.50--228
6Don BryantC28   2425
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0003001800010.208.231.208439.000.042.2948.00--526
56Jim BoutonP31   1736
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0002001610101.353.421.353774.000.059.5456.00--620
41Ron CookP22   1724
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010011100100.235.278.471749.235.294.66711.00--819
43Ken ForschP23   6000000000400300.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
48Fred GladdingP34   6000000000600100.000.000.0000.000.000-----07
39George CulverP26   411
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0000000200100.250.250.250500.000.000.500----15
19Gary GeigerOF33   401
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0000000000000.250.250.250500.000.000.250----14
37Scipio SpinksP22   3100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
31Jack DilauroP27   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
46Buddy HarrisP21   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals207755747441446250471296941144159891127816343144.259.329.391720.131.252.2881.5243.221776278
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
49Larry Dierker23   16123.87373617211269.226312411631821918061.288.771.032.736.372.33
42Jack Billingham27   1393.9746248270187.2190102831063134110101.359.100.483.026.412.13
40Don Wilson25   1163.9129273010184.1188928015669415171.389.200.733.234.601.42
23Denny Lemaster31   7124.5639213083162.01698882226510312021.449.391.223.615.721.58
38Tom Griffin22   3135.7623202110111.111872719727213031.719.570.735.845.841.00
45Jim Ray25   633.2652200165105.09739381349673101.398.311.114.205.741.37
41Ron Cook22   443.73417008282.1803734442502131.498.780.444.615.491.19
36Wade Blasingame26   333.461313100077.2763430423554021.278.770.462.656.352.39
56Jim Bouton31   465.42296106073.1845344533493011.6010.360.624.076.041.48
48Fred Gladding34   744.0663000441871.0843932424467031.5210.650.513.045.831.92
39George Culver26   333.203200015345.0441716121318001.448.800.204.206.201.48
31Jack Dilauro27   134.244200016333.2342316417231101.509.001.064.506.091.35
43Ken Forsch23   125.6344100024.028151515131001.3810.500.381.884.882.60
37Scipio Spinks22   019.6452001013.21715155961101.8610.933.215.793.860.67
46Buddy Harris21   006.002000006.16443020001.009.004.500.003.00--
53Mike Marshall27   019.004000005.18550452002.4014.400.007.209.001.25
43Dan Osinski36   019.003000203.25440210001.7511.250.004.502.250.50
Batting Totals79834.234641623651263514561491763685131577942915371.429.220.813.575.821.63
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny EdwardsC13985474511.9950.00
Larry HowardC261251110.9930.00
Don BryantC1342220.9570.00
Marty MartinezC612010.9230.00
Bob WatsonC6111001.0000.00
Norm MillerC120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob Watson1B8369539654.9920.00
Joe Pepitone1B5037629245.9950.00
John Mayberry1B4537135229.9950.00
Denis Menke1B5140001.0000.00
Larry Howard1B251001.0000.00
Keith Lampard1B250001.0000.00
Doug Rader1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Morgan2B1423494301798.9790.00
Denis Menke2B215162114.9910.00
Hector Torres2B686021.0000.00
Marty Martinez2B453011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doug Rader3B1541473571839.9660.00
Marty Martinez3B10611001.0000.00
Denis Menke3B51411.8330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Denis MenkeSS1331923942866.9540.00
Marty MartinezSS29346419.9900.00
Hector TorresSS22264547.9470.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jimmy WynnOF1512931444.9870.00
Jesus AlouOF108169672.9620.00
Cesar CedenoOF90211170.9680.00
Norm MillerOF72101661.9470.00
Tommy DavisOF5371441.9490.00
Joe PepitoneOF2852110.9810.00
Cesar GeronimoOF2623020.9200.00
Jim BeauchampOF1670001.0000.00
Keith LampardOF16202001.0000.00
Denis MenkeOF340001.0000.00
Gary GeigerOF210001.0000.00
Larry HowardOF10000.0000.00
Bob WatsonOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fred GladdingP637171511.9572.79
Jim RayP5210541711.9551.80
Jack BillinghamP46187133021.9562.07
Jack DilauroP42332420.7501.63
Ron CookP418231321.8891.75
Denny LemasterP3916281711.9621.39
Larry DierkerP37269193133.9431.67
George CulverP32453310.8571.20
Jim BoutonP297341130.8331.85
Don WilsonP2918461722.9201.12
Tom GriffinP2311181010.9471.46
Wade BlasingameP137721510.9441.98
Scipio SpinksP5130000.0000.00
Ken ForschP42422011.0001.50
Mike MarshallP4504001.0007.06
Dan OsinskiP330000.0000.00
Buddy HarrisP2610001.0001.48


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