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1973 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 681-672 + 9
Roster Continuity 91.69% 1/24
Manager(s): Leo Durocher
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,394,004 8/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Calvin Portley (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bob Lillis
First Base Coach: Grady Hatton
Pitching Coach: Hub Kittle
Third Base Coach: Preston Gomez

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
9566.5903.5
8874.54311.0
8280.50617.0
7685.47222.5
60102.37039.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Roger MetzgerSS25   58067145
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3510439703012310.250.299.322621.072.150.2811.79580.0187637
12Doug Rader3B28   57479146
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021
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89434697363610.254.310.409719.155.237.2712.1127.3235632
27Bob WatsonOF27   57397179
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3
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16
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94148573481318.312.403.449852.136.279.3350.8635.8257666
23Lee May1B30   54565147
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3
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28
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10511341222100913.270.310.479789.209.272.2953.5919.5261590
19Tommy Helms2B32   54344156
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28
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2
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4
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611132210126311.287.325.368693.081.140.2920.66135.8200584
28Cesar CedenoOF22   52586168
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25
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7056154179771219.320.376.537913.217.373.3381.9321.0282576
24Jimmy WynnOF31   48190106
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55141191102491411.220.347.395742.175.370.2371.1224.1190581
9Skip JutzeC27   2781862
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0018011937156214.223.273.245518.022.086.2551.95--68306
7Johnny EdwardsC35   2502461
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5
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2710192327414.244.301.360661.116.196.2511.2150.090276
20Tommie AgeeOF30   2043048
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1525165511004.235.294.397691.162.225.2843.4425.581221
25Bob GallagherOF24   1481639
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100132701021.264.275.338613.074.088.3069.0074.050153
47Jerry ReussP24   95713
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0080044500911.137.170.168338.032.074.25511.25--16109
15Dave RobertsP28   85311
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00500025001203.129.129.153282.024.024.183----1397
40Don WilsonP28   79414
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0050013200601.177.188.228416.051.063.29832.00--1886
11Jimmy Stewart3B34   68613
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00030091211301.191.295.191486.000.132.2321.33--1381
17Hector TorresSS-2B27   6636
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0020171310304.091.189.106295.015.106.1131.86--777
43Ken ForschP26   6224
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0010022600500.065.094.081175.016.048.11113.00--569
22Jesus AlouOF31   55713
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8001621003.236.276.327603.091.109.2506.0055.01858
17Gary Sutherland2B28   54814
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003003500102.259.298.352650.093.148.2861.67--1958
10Larry HowardC28   4838
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0040051202101.167.245.229474.063.167.2222.40--1154
21Greg GrossOF20   3959
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01214400002.231.302.333635.103.231.2571.00--1343
38Tom GriffinP25   2813
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1000910401.107.138.286424.179.179.111--28.0833
50J.R. RichardP23   2825
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00010001200100.179.179.179358.000.000.313----529
6Cliff Johnson1B25   2066
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6001710000.300.364.7001064.400.450.3647.0010.01422
16Ray BusseSS-3B24   1711
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00000011200000.059.111.059170.000.059.20012.00--118
8Rafael Batista1B25   1524
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0002001601000.267.313.267580.000.067.4446.00--416
20Dave Campbell3B31   1514
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002000400000.267.267.400667.133.133.364----615
30Jim CrawfordP22   1313
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001001700000.231.286.308594.077.154.5007.00--414
45Jim RayP28   1313
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0001000400201.231.231.231462.000.000.333----315
22Mike EaslerOF22   7100000002401000.000.222.000222.000.286.0002.00--09
42Jim YorkP25   5100000001200100.000.167.000167.000.200.0002.00--07
49Larry DierkerP26   4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
46Doug KoniecznyP21   4000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
21Norm MillerOF27   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
39Juan PizarroP36   3000000001000100.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--05
9Otis ThorntonC28   3000001000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
34Cecil UpshawP30   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals19965532681139121635134634924846996233728336135.251.308.376684.124.217.2812.0541.320796120
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
47Jerry Reuss24   16133.74414012310279.12711231161711717710121.398.740.553.775.711.51
15Dave Roberts28   17112.86393612600249.1264927915621193021.319.540.542.244.301.92
40Don Wilson28   11163.20373210342239.1187948521921497171.177.040.793.465.611.62
43Ken Forsch26   9124.2146265094201.11971019418741495141.358.820.813.316.672.01
38Tom Griffin25   464.142512405099.28351461046695021.297.470.904.146.211.50
50J.R. Richard23   624.001610212072.0543732238753111.286.750.254.759.381.97
30Jim Crawford22   244.504800020670.0694135733567121.468.870.904.247.201.70
45Jim Ray28   644.434200015669.0653734538252031.498.480.654.963.260.66
42Jim York25   344.424100027653.0652626420223011.6011.040.683.403.741.10
34Cecil Upshaw30   234.503500017138.1382119315213001.399.000.713.554.971.40
49Larry Dierker26   114.33143004027.0271413313182021.489.001.004.336.001.38
39Juan Pizarro36   226.65151003023.1281717111101001.7010.960.394.303.910.91
48Fred Gladding37   204.50160008116.018884490001.3810.132.252.255.062.25
46Doug Konieczny21   015.5422000013.012880460001.238.310.002.774.151.50
37Mike Cosgrove22   111.80130002010.011221821001.909.900.907.201.800.25
Batting Totals82803.7843016245131172614611389672614111575907525261.348.560.683.545.591.58
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Skip JutzeC866974503184.9846.21
Johnny EdwardsC766114352253.9896.73
Larry HowardC2012779710.9896.09
Bob WatsonC31912110.9296.16
Otis ThorntonC2540011.0007.06
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lee May1B14412391220789112.9939.43
Bob Watson1B26150150227.9879.12
Rafael Batista1B825261011.0009.64
Cliff Johnson1B543472071.00010.26
Dave Campbell1B2110011.0007.50
Bob Gallagher1B1110001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tommy Helms2B14512933254389104.9885.31
Gary Sutherland2B141173731211.9715.23
Hector Torres2B1348141313.9645.04
Jimmy Stewart2B120000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doug Rader3B15213571342962524.9452.85
Jimmy Stewart3B860317021.0003.00
Dave Campbell3B531212011.0004.06
Ray Busse3B31213011.0003.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roger MetzgerSS14913062314291283.9824.55
Hector TorresSS22137186247.9525.26
Ray BusseSS51627011.0005.06
Gary SutherlandSS110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob WatsonOF1421184271890.9692.12
Cesar CedenoOF13611753571072.9812.81
Jimmy WynnOF1331147270941.9862.19
Tommie AgeeOF68430114222.9832.43
Bob GallagherOF42262771001.0002.68
Jesus AlouOF148216010.9411.76
Greg GrossOF978132001.0001.73
Jimmy StewartOF3420001.0004.50
Mike EaslerOF2171010.5000.53
Dave CampbellOF110000.0000.00
Norm MillerOF110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim CrawfordP487031410.9442.18
Ken ForschP462011516011.0001.39
Jim RayP426949001.0001.70
Jerry ReussP4127943732.9321.32
Jim YorkP415311220.8672.20
Dave RobertsP3924993911.9801.73
Don WilsonP37239152543.9091.51
Cecil UpshawP353839001.0002.83
Tom GriffinP25100714001.0001.89
Fred GladdingP161513001.0002.37
J.R. RichardP16715310.8891.01
Juan PizarroP15231710.8893.12
Larry DierkerP142703001.0001.00
Mike CosgroveP13100000.0000.00
Doug KoniecznyP21311001.0001.38


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