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1975 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 64-97 .398
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 664-711 -47
Roster Continuity 74.16% 14/24
Manager(s): Preston Gomez, Bill Virdon
General Manager: Spec Richardson (1975-07-10), John Mullen (1975-08-06), Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 858,002 20/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Bo McLaughlin (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Williams
Assistant Coach: Bob Lillis
Pitching Coach: Roger Craig

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10854.667--
8874.54320.0
8081.49727.5
7191.43837.0
6794.41640.5
6497.39843.5
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1975 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11975-04-07W 6-2 ATL
    21975-04-08L 0-2 ATL
    31975-04-09W 14-2 ATL
    41975-04-11L 0-7 LAN
    51975-04-12W 7-5 LAN
    61975-04-13L 4-7 LAN
    71975-04-15L 1-6 @ATL
    81975-04-16L 2-5 @ATL
    91975-04-17L 1-2 @ATL
    101975-04-18L 2-5 @CIN
    111975-04-19L 8-9 @CIN
    121975-04-20L 3-5 @CIN
    131975-04-20W 7-6 @CIN
    141975-04-21L 0-4 SDN
    151975-04-22L 1-2 SDN
    161975-04-23W 3-2 SFN
    171975-04-23L 0-3 SFN
    181975-04-24L 5-6 SFN
    191975-04-25W 6-4 CIN
    201975-04-26L 3-9 CIN
    211975-04-27L 2-6 CIN
    221975-04-28W 4-1 @SDN
    231975-04-29W 8-2 @SDN
    241975-04-30L 2-4 @SDN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    251975-05-01W 6-3 @SDN
    261975-05-02L 4-5 @SFN
    271975-05-04L 6-8 @SFN
    281975-05-04W 12-8 @SFN
    291975-05-05L 0-2 @LAN
    301975-05-06L 1-3 @LAN
    311975-05-07L 1-5 @LAN
    321975-05-09L 4-5 @MON
    331975-05-10L 7-8 @MON
    341975-05-11W 6-0 @MON
    351975-05-13L 1-2 @CHN
    361975-05-14W 11-7 @CHN
    371975-05-15L 2-4 @CHN
    381975-05-16L 2-10 NYN
    391975-05-17L 4-6 NYN
    401975-05-18W 12-7 NYN
    411975-05-19W 4-2 PHI
    421975-05-20W 4-2 PHI
    431975-05-21W 4-0 PHI
    441975-05-23W 4-2 MON
    451975-05-24L 1-2 MON
    461975-05-25W 8-7 MON
    471975-05-26L 2-10 @PIT
    481975-05-27L 5-6 @PIT
    491975-05-28L 0-3 @PIT
    501975-05-30W 5-0 @PHI
    511975-05-31W 15-3 @PHI
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    521975-06-01L 4-5 @PHI
    531975-06-02L 0-2 @NYN
    541975-06-03L 3-4 @NYN
    551975-06-04L 0-1 @NYN
    561975-06-05L 1-2 @NYN
    571975-06-06L 0-6 SLN
    581975-06-07L 1-5 SLN
    591975-06-08L 1-5 SLN
    601975-06-09L 3-4 CHN
    611975-06-10W 4-3 CHN
    621975-06-11W 5-1 PIT
    631975-06-12L 2-4 PIT
    641975-06-13L 2-6 @SLN
    651975-06-14W 9-0 @SLN
    661975-06-15W 8-7 @SLN
    671975-06-16L 2-4 @LAN
    681975-06-17L 1-6 @LAN
    691975-06-18L 0-4 @LAN
    701975-06-20L 3-7 CIN
    711975-06-21L 6-7 CIN
    721975-06-22W 8-4 CIN
    731975-06-23W 6-5 LAN
    741975-06-24L 3-8 LAN
    751975-06-25W 5-4 LAN
    761975-06-26W 8-4 ATL
    771975-06-27L 4-7 ATL
    781975-06-28L 3-6 ATL
    791975-06-29L 1-3 ATL
    801975-06-30L 6-9 @CIN
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    811975-07-01L 7-8 @CIN
    821975-07-02L 3-4 @CIN
    831975-07-04L 4-5 @ATL
    841975-07-05L 3-4 @ATL
    851975-07-05L 4-8 @ATL
    861975-07-06W 6-2 @ATL
    871975-07-07W 5-1 MON
    881975-07-08W 5-1 MON
    891975-07-09W 4-3 MON
    901975-07-11L 1-2 PHI
    911975-07-12L 2-14 PHI
    921975-07-13W 9-5 PHI
    931975-07-17L 5-6 @PHI
    941975-07-18L 4-7 @PHI
    951975-07-19L 0-1 @PHI
    961975-07-20L 9-10 @NYN
    971975-07-21W 6-2 @NYN
    981975-07-22L 1-2 @MON
    991975-07-23W 2-1 @MON
    1001975-07-24W 6-5 @MON
    1011975-07-25L 1-8 SFN
    1021975-07-26L 2-3 SFN
    1031975-07-26L 3-9 SFN
    1041975-07-27L 1-3 SFN
    1051975-07-28L 0-2 SDN
    1061975-07-29W 6-2 SDN
    1071975-07-30W 8-4 SDN
    1081975-07-31L 3-5 SDN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1091975-08-01L 2-3 @SFN
    1101975-08-02L 7-8 @SFN
    1111975-08-03L 4-5 @SFN
    1121975-08-03W 10-9 @SFN
    1131975-08-04W 5-3 @SDN
    1141975-08-05L 5-6 @SDN
    1151975-08-06L 1-6 @SDN
    1161975-08-07W 6-1 PIT
    1171975-08-08W 5-3 PIT
    1181975-08-09W 5-0 PIT
    1191975-08-10W 5-3 PIT
    1201975-08-11W 7-2 SLN
    1211975-08-12L 4-5 SLN
    1221975-08-13L 3-4 SLN
    1231975-08-14L 3-5 CHN
    1241975-08-15W 4-1 CHN
    1251975-08-16L 2-3 CHN
    1261975-08-17L 7-11 CHN
    1271975-08-18W 4-0 NYN
    1281975-08-19L 3-6 NYN
    1291975-08-20W 5-4 NYN
    1301975-08-22L 5-6 @CHN
    1311975-08-23W 14-12 @CHN
    1321975-08-24W 8-4 @CHN
    1331975-08-25L 3-3 @SLN
    1341975-08-26L 9-10 @SLN
    1351975-08-26L 1-2 @SLN
    1361975-08-27W 5-1 @SLN
    1371975-08-30W 7-4 @PIT
    1381975-08-31L 6-9 @PIT
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1391975-09-01W 5-3 ATL
    1401975-09-02L 1-4 ATL
    1411975-09-03L 4-9 SFN
    1421975-09-04L 1-2 SFN
    1431975-09-05W 2-1 SDN
    1441975-09-06L 1-2 SDN
    1451975-09-07W 3-2 SDN
    1461975-09-08W 9-6 @ATL
    1471975-09-09L 1-4 @ATL
    1481975-09-10W 6-3 @SFN
    1491975-09-11W 4-3 @SFN
    1501975-09-12L 0-1 @SDN
    1511975-09-14W 4-2 @SDN
    1521975-09-16W 5-1 @CIN
    1531975-09-17L 1-10 @CIN
    1541975-09-19W 6-5 LAN
    1551975-09-20L 4-5 LAN
    1561975-09-21W 4-1 LAN
    1571975-09-22W 5-1 CIN
    1581975-09-23L 3-5 CIN
    1591975-09-24L 4-6 CIN
    1601975-09-26L 2-3 @LAN
    1611975-09-27L 1-5 @LAN
    1621975-09-28W 4-2 @LAN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    64-98
    Milt May 99
    Cliff Johnson 37
    Skip Jutze 26
    Bob Watson 116
    Cliff Johnson 43
    Enos Cabell 3
    Rob Andrews 81
    Larry Milbourne 28
    Tommy Helms 27
    Ken Boswell 18
    Jerry DaVanon 8
    Doug Rader 121
    Ken Boswell 20
    Enos Cabell 19
    Jerry DaVanon 1
    Tommy Helms 1
    Roger Metzger 123
    Jerry DaVanon 18
    Larry Milbourne 16
    Rob Andrews 4
    Doug Rader 1
    Greg Gross 61
    Wilbur Howard 40
    Enos Cabell 28
    Jose Cruz 21
    Bob Watson 8
    Art Gardner 3
    Cliff Johnson 1
    Cesar Cedeno 131
    Wilbur Howard 30
    Art Gardner 1
    Jose Cruz 59
    Greg Gross 59
    Enos Cabell 30
    Wilbur Howard 11
    Art Gardner 3


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