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1976 Houston Astros (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 625-657 -32
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 886,146 19/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Floyd Bannister (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Pacheco
Bench Coach: Bob Lillis
Hitting Coach: Deacon Jones
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Bo McLaughlin (#14), Roger Metzger (#16), Dan Larson (#21)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9270.56810.0
8082.49422.0
7488.45728.0
7389.45129.0
7092.43232.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1976 Houston Astros. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1976 Houston Astros Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1HOU@ CINL5-110-1224Yes1511-6
    2HOU@ CINL7-130-251221No21224-12
    3HOU@ CINL3-90-351222No31533-18 
    4HOUvs SFNW5-01-351019No2.52033-13
    5HOUvs SFNW2-12-35816No2.52234-12
    6HOUvs SFNW5-33-34611No22737-10
    7HOUvs SDNW4-14-3359Yes0.53138-7
    8HOUvs SDNW5-45-3236Yes0.53642-6
    9HOUvs SDNW4-26-4349Yes--4555-10
    10HOUvs SDNL5-116-4349Yes--4555-10 
    11HOUvs LANW8-37-4126Yes--5358-5 
    12HOUvs LANL3-67-5126Yes--5664-8
    13HOUvs LANW1-08-5135Yes--5764-7 
    14HOUvs LANL2-78-6358Yes--5971-12
    15HOUvs NYNW3-19-6225Yes--6272-10
    16HOUvs NYNL1-79-7458Yes--6379-16 
    17HOUvs NYNL2-49-84712No16583-18 
    18HOU@ MONL7-810-9249Yes0.57895-17 
    19HOU@ MONW6-410-9249Yes0.57895-17 
    20HOU@ MONW3-111-9248Yes--8196-15
    21HOU@ NYNL1-311-103511Yes18299-17 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    22HOU@ NYNW5-412-113510Yes191110-19
    23HOU@ NYNL4-712-113510Yes191110-19
    24HOU@ PHIL0-512-123613No291115-24 
    25HOU@ PHIL3-612-134714No394121-27
    26HOU@ SLNW3-113-133713No397122-25 
    27HOU@ SLNL1-513-143611No398127-29 
    28HOU@ SLNW10-514-143711No2.5108132-24 
    29HOUvs MONW5-315-143612No2.5113135-22
    30HOUvs MONL2-715-153613No3.5115142-27 
    31HOUvs PHIL1-515-164714No4.5116147-31 
    32HOUvs PHIL1-216-164712No3.5117149-32 
    33HOUvs PHIL2-1216-174714No4.5119161-42 
    34HOUvs ATLL2-317-184713No4.5124166-42 
    35HOUvs ATLW3-217-184713No4.5124166-42 
    36HOUvs ATLL2-317-194713No5126169-43 
    37HOU@ SDNW9-418-194712No5135173-38 
    38HOU@ SDNW5-419-193611No5140177-37
    39HOU@ LANL1-219-204712No6141179-38 
    40HOU@ LANL5-619-214713No7146185-39 
    41HOU@ LANL5-619-224713No8151191-40 
    42HOU@ SFNL1-519-234715No8152196-44 
    43HOU@ SFNL6-719-244817No8158203-45 
    44HOU@ SFNL4-1119-254918No9162214-52
    45HOU@ ATLW4-320-254817No7.5166217-51
    46HOU@ ATLW5-222-254715No6.5187224-37
    47HOU@ ATLW16-522-254715No6.5187224-37
    48HOUvs CINL2-422-264715No7.5189228-39
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    49HOUvs CINW2-123-264714No6.5191229-38 
    50HOUvs CINL7-823-274715No7.5198237-39 
    51HOUvs CINW5-324-274714No6.5203240-37
    52HOUvs CHNW1-025-274712No6.5204240-36 
    53HOUvs CHNW4-326-274711No6.5208243-35
    54HOUvs CHNW2-028-274610No6215244-29 
    55HOUvs CHNW5-128-274610No6215244-29
    56HOUvs SLNL6-728-284611No6221251-30
    57HOUvs SLNW2-029-284611No6223251-28 
    58HOUvs SLNW5-230-284610No6228253-25 
    59HOU@ CHNL3-830-294611No7.5231261-30
    60HOU@ CHNL2-530-304611No7.5233266-33
    61HOU@ CHNL3-830-314612No8236274-38
    62HOUvs PITL1-230-324714No9237276-39 
    63HOUvs PITL3-630-334713No9.5240282-42
    64HOU@ PITL3-730-344715No9.5243289-46 
    65HOU@ PITW9-431-344714No9252293-41 
    66HOU@ ATLL9-1131-354714No10261304-43 
    67HOU@ ATLW9-732-354613No10270311-41
    68HOUvs LANL0-132-364715No10270312-42 
    69HOUvs LANL1-532-374717No10271317-46
    70HOUvs CINL6-832-385818No11277325-48
    71HOUvs CINW3-033-385818No10280325-45 
    72HOUvs CINL2-433-395818No11282329-47
    73HOU@ SFNW8-234-394717No11290331-41
    74HOU@ SFNW4-335-394716No11294334-40 
    75HOU@ SFNL2-1035-404716No11296344-48 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    76HOU@ CINW10-837-404714No9309354-45 
    77HOU@ CINW3-237-404714No9309354-45 
    78HOU@ CINL8-937-414714No10317363-46 
    79HOU@ CINL2-737-424716No11319370-51 
    80HOUvs NYNW7-338-424714No11326373-47 
    81HOUvs NYNW1-039-424713No11327373-46 
    82HOUvs NYNL4-1239-434714No12331385-54 
    83HOUvs MONW7-640-434714No11.5338391-53 
    84HOUvs MONW6-041-434713No12344391-47 
    85HOUvs MONW4-242-434711No11348393-45
    86HOUvs MONW1-043-433610No10349393-44 
    87HOU@ NYNL1-343-443611No10350396-46 
    88HOU@ NYNW4-344-443610No10354399-45
    89HOU@ NYNW1-045-443610No10355399-44 
    90HOU@ MONW7-647-443610No9.5376406-30 
    91HOU@ MONW14-147-443610No9.5376406-30 
    92HOU@ MONW3-148-44358Yes9.5379407-28 
    93HOU@ PITL5-949-45369No9388419-31
    94HOU@ PITW4-349-45369No9388419-31 
    95HOU@ PITL1-449-473610No10.5390428-38
    96HOU@ PITL1-549-473610No10.5390428-38 
    97HOUvs SFNL0-349-483612No11.5390431-41 
    98HOUvs SFNW5-450-49369No11.5395439-44 
    99HOUvs SFNL0-450-49369No11.5395439-44
    100HOUvs SFNW1-051-49369No11.5396439-43 
    101HOUvs SDNW7-052-49358Yes11.5403439-36 
    102HOUvs SDNW4-153-49358Yes10.5407440-33 
    103HOUvs SDNL1-253-50358Yes10.5408442-34 
    104HOUvs ATLL2-353-51359Yes12.5410445-35 
    105HOUvs ATLW2-155-51358Yes12421452-31 
    106HOUvs ATLW9-655-51358Yes12421452-31
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    107HOUvs ATLW6-056-51357Yes12427452-25 
    108HOU@ LANL4-556-52358Yes13431457-26 
    109HOU@ LANL0-256-53358Yes14431459-28 
    110HOU@ LANW1-057-53357Yes13432459-27 
    111HOU@ SDNL3-457-54358Yes14435463-28
    112HOU@ SDNL3-957-55358Yes15438472-34
    113HOU@ SDNL2-357-563510Yes16440475-35
    114HOU@ SDNL3-457-573610No17443479-36 
    115HOU@ SLNW13-458-573610No16.5456483-27 
    116HOU@ SLNL1-858-583610No16.5457491-34 
    117HOU@ SLNW8-159-583610No16.5465492-27 
    118HOUvs PITL5-859-593610No18470500-30 
    119HOUvs PITL4-559-603610No18474505-31 
    120HOUvs PITL6-859-623713No18.5480516-36
    121HOUvs PITL0-359-623713No18.5480516-36 
    122HOUvs CHNL3-559-634713No18.5483521-38 
    123HOUvs CHNW8-160-633710No17.5491522-31 
    124HOU@ PHIL1-760-643713No19492529-37 
    125HOU@ PHIW8-361-643612No19500532-32 
    126HOU@ PHIL4-761-653612No19504539-35
    127HOU@ PHIL1-561-663612No20505544-39 
    128HOU@ CHNW4-362-663712No18.5509547-38
    129HOU@ CHNL1-562-673712No19510552-42 
    130HOU@ CHNW5-363-673612No18515555-40
    131HOUvs SLNW2-164-673611No18517556-39 
    132HOUvs SLNW4-365-673611No18521559-38 
    133HOUvs SLNW6-066-673611No18527559-32 
    134HOUvs PHIW3-167-673611No17530560-30 
    135HOUvs PHIW3-268-673611No17533562-29 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    136HOUvs PHIW1-069-673611No16534562-28 
    137HOUvs LANL3-469-683611No17537566-29
    138HOUvs LANW5-270-683611No17542568-26 
    139HOUvs LANL0-470-693611No18542572-30 
    140HOU@ CINL8-970-703611No19550581-31 
    141HOU@ CINW10-571-703611No18560586-26
    142HOUvs CINL0-371-713612No19560589-29
    143HOUvs CINL3-471-723612No20563593-30
    144HOU@ SDNL1-472-733612No21566598-32 
    145HOU@ SDNW2-172-733612No21566598-32
    146HOU@ ATLW4-373-743612No20.5573605-32
    147HOU@ ATLL3-473-743612No20.5573605-32
    148HOU@ ATLW4-374-743611No20.5577608-31 
    149HOU@ ATLL3-574-753612No21.5580613-33
    150HOUvs SDNL1-474-763612No21581617-36 
    151HOUvs SDNW3-276-763612No20.5587621-34 
    152HOUvs SDNW3-276-763612No20.5587621-34 
    153HOUvs ATLL2-676-773612No21.5589627-38 
    154HOUvs ATLW5-277-773612No21.5594629-35 
    155HOU@ SFNW14-578-773612No20.5608634-26
    156HOU@ SFNL0-1078-783612No21.5608644-36 
    157HOU@ SFNL1-578-793613No21.5609649-40
    158HOU@ LANL0-278-803613No21.5609651-42 
    159HOU@ LANW1-079-803613No21.5610651-41 
    160HOU@ LANL0-179-813613No21.5610652-42
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    161HOUvs SFNW5-480-813613No21.5615656-41
    162HOUvs SFNW10-181-813613No20.5625657-32 


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