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1971 Houston AstrosNational League (MLB)
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Ray Busse played for the 1971 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record79-83 (5th in National League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank16th
ManagerHarry WalkerGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesBuddy Hancken (Assistant Coach), Hub Kittle (Assistant Coach), Jim Owens (Assistant Coach), Salty Parker (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNeil Rasmussen (#12)
Attendance1,261,589 (Rank: 11th)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1971 Statistics -- 1971 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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1971 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
28Cesar CedenoofR201616118516140610812092510233759.264.293.398.69124356649.298.134.193.3083.915.74.11.561.134.8
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
18Joe Morgan2bL2716058387149271113564088852110724.256.351.407.75823751689.259.151.357.34512.87.60.61.944.934.2
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
15Roger MetzgerssB23150562641321411026156445045245.235.294.299.59316825617.257.064.158.2727.18.11.10.00.018.9
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
12Doug Rader3bR261354845111821412565140112325210.244.303.378.68118337534.290.134.225.3097.521.02.82.340.331.4
1965-   UDFA-HOU
 
11Denis Menke1bR3014647557117263143455968256414.246.328.320.64815230547.282.074.196.29910.812.41.20.2475.025.6
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
27Bob Watsonof-1bR2512946849135173967034156212514.288.347.395.74218529514.311.107.188.3378.010.91.41.852.021.5
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
22Jesus AlouofR2912243341121214240371317432311.279.305.360.66515627455.286.081.102.3002.93.71.30.4216.522.3
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
24Jimmy WynnofR2912340438821607451055663222614.203.302.295.59711923466.223.092.243.27712.013.51.11.557.728.1
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
7Johnny EdwardscL33106317187413412311263801190.233.291.309.6009818345.262.076.158.2667.511.01.50.3317.024.3
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
8Jack HiattcR286917416488111601353922121.276.401.351.7526110214.348.075.270.35116.418.21.10.5174.020.8
1961-   UDFA-ANA
 
33John Mayberry1bL224613716250171400133220222.182.260.350.610488154.180.168.263.2768.420.82.54.619.632.0
1967- 1-   6-HOU
 
29Rich ChilesofL21671191227512150162011102.227.268.336.604408128.255.109.151.2764.715.63.31.659.529.6
1968- 2-  23-HOU
 
40Don WilsonpR26359151410070013726002.154.181.165.346151100.259.011.022.1631.037.037.00.00.07.1
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
20Cesar GeronimoofL239482131822162253101000.220.264.329.59327588.340.109.171.2715.735.26.21.182.027.8
1967-   UDFA-NYA
 
21Norm MillerofL254574519502100051311003.257.313.405.71830781.288.148.216.3286.216.12.62.537.036.8
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
42Jack BillinghampR2833731900040013006102.123.133.123.2569081.205.000.014.1191.237.030.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-LAN
 
10Larry HowardcR262464615302140131700102.234.265.375.64024568.283.141.172.2894.425.05.72.932.033.3
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
14Marty Martinez2b-ssB2932624163104103600003.258.292.339.63121465.286.081.145.2884.69.22.00.00.025.0
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
43Ken ForschpR2433592810010013003000.136.150.153.3039163.276.017.034.1401.647.630.00.00.012.5
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
49Larry DierkerpR2424544410020011603003.074.091.093.1845158.105.019.037.0871.727.616.00.00.025.0
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
36Wade BlasingamepL27304951030190071802100.204.298.327.62516459.290.123.265.29111.930.52.61.749.040.0
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
16Ray Bussess-3bR221034253004002901000.147.194.235.4298337.200.088.147.2005.424.34.50.00.060.0
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
45Jim RaypR264718130001002400000.167.250.167.4173020.214.000.111.20710.020.02.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
39George CulverpR275911010002000403001.091.091.091.1821014.143.000.000.0830.028.60.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-NYA
 
37Scipio SpinkspR2359120001000400000.222.222.222.444209.400.000.000.2030.044.40.00.00.00.0
1966-   UDFA-HOU
 
38Tom GriffinpR23109010000001200002.111.200.111.3111010.143.000.111.16110.020.02.00.00.00.0
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
41Ron CookpL2368120000000300000.250.250.250.500208.400.000.000.2280.037.50.00.00.00.0
1966- 2-  23-HOU
 
50J.R. RichardpR2147000000000402000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.044.40.00.00.00.0
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
23Denny LemasterpR32426010000000301000.167.167.167.334107.333.000.000.1520.042.90.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
19Derrel Thomas2bB2055000000010201000.000.000.000.000006.000.000-.200.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1969- 1-   1-HOU
 
17Jay SchlueterofR2173110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3040.033.30.00.00.00.0
1967- 2-  26-HOU
 
44Bill GreifpR2173010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.000.3040.066.70.00.00.00.0
1968- 3-  43-HOU
 
46Buddy HarrispR22202000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1968- 1-  15-HOU
 
48Fred GladdingpL35482000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
Batting Totals: (34 players)1625492585131923052715471015147888829654144105.240.302.340.64218663536105.273.340.196.0007.814.61.91.277.426.8 

1971 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
40Don WilsonR26STMLB16102.453534118300268.0195807315791805071.026.550.502.656.042.282.69.6152.80
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
42Jack BillinghamR28STMLB10163.39333308300228.1205988696813961151.208.080.352.685.482.043.86.3852.84
1961-   UDFA-LAN
 
43Ken ForschR24S/RMLB882.533323107240188.116260538531318041.147.740.382.536.262.472.87.5002.52
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
49Larry DierkerR24STMLB1262.72242316200159.01505048833916021.158.490.451.875.152.762.83.6672.62
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
36Wade BlasingameL27STMLB9114.60302822000158.11779081114593100131.4010.060.632.565.292.075.12.4503.28
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
45Jim RayR26RelMLB1042.12471460021397.2722723331465121.066.630.282.864.241.482.49.7142.92
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
39George CulverR27RelMLB582.64590590034795.1893328438574021.348.400.383.595.381.503.12.3853.06
1963-   UDFA-NYA
 
23Denny LemasterL32RelMLB023.45420420017260.0592323422287011.358.850.603.304.201.273.45.0003.53
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
48Fred GladdingR35R/CLMLB452.104804800321251.1511712022172071.438.940.003.862.980.772.98.4443.48
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
38Tom GriffinR23S/RMLB064.781064000037.2442220420294021.7210.510.964.786.931.455.26.0004.04
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
46Buddy HarrisR22RelMLB116.4620020007030.2332222316212101.629.680.884.706.161.316.46.5003.92
1968- 1-  15-HOU
 
37Scipio SpinksR23S/RMLB103.68532100029.1221212213261011.206.750.613.997.982.003.681.0003.00
1966-   UDFA-HOU
 
41Ron CookL23S/RMLB044.91541001025.223141428101011.238.060.702.813.511.254.91.0003.74
1966- 2-  23-HOU
 
50J.R. RichardR21STMLB213.43440100021.01798116292001.577.290.436.8612.431.813.86.6672.59
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
44Bill GreifR21S/RMLB115.06734001016.01810918140021.6310.130.564.507.881.755.63.5003.39
1968- 3-  43-HOU
 
35Skip GuinnL26RelMLB000.0040400214.21000331000.951.930.005.795.791.000.00.0003.09
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
31Larry YountR21RelMLB00null10100000.0000000000----------0null.000-
1968- 5-  87-HOU
 
Pitching Totals: (17 players)79833.131621622454310119251471131856751275475914643591.228.060.462.915.591.923.47.488  

1971 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PGeorge Culver27MLBp59-957173327.8890.410.25---59100.036.4Fielding by Day
PFred Gladding35MLBp48-5133208.7500.130.12---48100.029.6Fielding by Day
PJim Ray26MLBp47-97270091.0000.190.09---47100.029.0Fielding by Day
PDenny Lemaster32MLBp42-6011001111.0000.260.18---42100.025.9Fielding by Day
PDon Wilson26MLBp35-2689262437.9461.000.13---35100.021.6Fielding by Day
PKen Forsch24MLBp33-1888192129.9310.820.14---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PJack Billingham28MLBp33-22820324356.9291.580.23---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PWade Blasingame27MLBp30-1588291138.9741.230.23---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PLarry Dierker24MLBp24-15916231040.9751.630.25---24100.014.8Fielding by Day
PBuddy Harris22MLBp20-30020021.0000.100.07---20100.012.3Fielding by Day
PTom Griffin23MLBp10-3701000101.0001.000.27---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PBill Greif21MLBp7-16030031.0000.430.19---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PRon Cook23MLBp5-2515107.8571.200.24---683.33.1Fielding by Day
PScipio Spinks23MLBp5-29140051.0001.000.17---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PJ.R. Richard21MLBp4-21130041.0001.000.19---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PSkip Guinn26MLBp4-4100011.0000.250.25---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PLarry Yount21MLBp1--000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJohnny Edwards33MLBc104--5554837606.9955.800.00--910698.164.2Fielding by Day
CJack Hiatt28MLBc-1b65--3292036352.9915.370.00--46994.240.1Fielding by Day
CLarry Howard26MLBc22--1061212119.9925.360.00--52491.713.6Fielding by Day
CNorm Miller25MLBof1--000000.000.00---452.20.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDenis Menke30MLBss-3b101--84559377907.9978.950.00---14669.262.3Fielding by Day
1BBob Watson25MLB1b-of45--33916528360.9867.890.00---12934.927.8Fielding by Day
1BJohn Mayberry22MLB1b37--31715120333.9978.970.00---4680.422.8Fielding by Day
1BMarty Martinez29MLBss-3b4--22202241.0006.000.00---3212.52.5Fielding by Day
1BCesar Cedeno20MLBof2--300031.0001.500.00---1611.21.2Fielding by Day
1BJack Hiatt28MLBc-1b1--000000.000.00---691.40.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJoe Morgan27MLB2b157--3364821293830.9865.210.00---16098.196.9Fielding by Day
2BMarty Martinez29MLBss-3b9--12181331.9683.330.00---3228.15.6Fielding by Day
2BDenis Menke30MLBss-3b5--7111219.9473.600.00---1463.43.1Fielding by Day
2BDerrel Thomas20MLB2b-of1--320151.0005.000.00---520.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDoug Rader26MLB3b135--932752128389.9462.730.00---135100.083.3Fielding by Day
3BDenis Menke30MLBss-3b32--24414469.9422.030.00---14621.919.8Fielding by Day
3BRay Busse22MLB3b-ss3--361010.9003.000.00---1030.01.9Fielding by Day
3BMarty Martinez29MLBss-3b3--020021.0000.670.00---329.41.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSRoger Metzger23MLBss148--2754591791751.9774.960.00---15098.791.4Fielding by Day
SSDenis Menke30MLBss-3b17--16402558.9663.290.00---14611.610.5Fielding by Day
SSMarty Martinez29MLBss-3b7--71502221.0003.140.00---3221.94.3Fielding by Day
SSRay Busse22MLB3b-ss5--491014.9292.600.00---1050.03.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFCesar Cedeno20MLBof157--345640355.9892.240.00---16197.596.9Fielding by Day
OFJimmy Wynn29MLBof116--232935244.9882.080.00---12394.371.6Fielding by Day
OFJesus Alou29MLBof109--229743240.9832.170.00---12289.367.3Fielding by Day
OFBob Watson25MLB1b-of87--131220135.9851.530.00---12967.453.7Fielding by Day
OFCesar Geronimo23MLBof64--4211044.9770.670.00---9468.139.5Fielding by Day
OFRich Chiles21MLBof27--35000351.0001.300.00---6740.316.7Fielding by Day
OFNorm Miller25MLBof20--23000231.0001.150.00---4544.412.3Fielding by Day
OFJay Schlueter21MLBof2--300031.0001.500.00---728.61.2Fielding by Day

1971 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Buddy HanckenAssistant Coach1914-08-30 56Birmingham,Alabama --   C
Hub KittleAssistant Coach1917-02-19 54Los Angeles,California AAA1980-1980-   P
Walt MathewsScout -- --   SCOUT
Jim OwensAssistant Coach1934-01-16 37Gifford,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19671955-1967   P
Salty ParkerAssistant Coach1913-07-08 57East St. Louis,Illinois MLB1936-19361936-1936   SS-1B
Spec RichardsonGeneral Manager1923-- 48- --   EXEC
Harry WalkerManager1916-10-22 54Pascagoula,Mississippi MLB1940-19551940-1955   OF