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1979 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  89-73   .549
Result:   2nd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Tal Smith
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,900,312
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jesus Alou (37)
Youngest Player:  Tom Wiedenbauer (20)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Watson (14)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cruz (18)
Top Pitcher:  J.R. Richard (1)
Top Draft Pick:  John Mizerock (#8)

Roster Continuity:  80.37%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGPAOutsRCRC/GbabipSAISObb/kHR%SglXBHXBH%BB%SO%G/FP/PaPitStrBalSwg
23Enos Cabell3b-1b5029UDFA: 1969MLB155630478673.8.298-.206.0960.311.01234125.03.310.81.490.21491064314
21Terry Puhlof2822UDFA: 1973MLB157672467885.1.299-.177.0901.261.21383419.88.66.81.030.215281713
25Jose Cruzof1831UDFA: 1967MLB1576364221006.4.311-.120.1321.091.41124930.411.310.41.100.214091499
12Craig Reynoldsss34261971-1-22MLB146616454633.7.288-.216.0680.430.01182919.73.48.01.020.210779283
28Cesar Cedenoof4128UDFA: 1967MLB132549387704.9.278-.089.1121.231.1863730.111.79.50.990.3182978520
30Jeff Leonardof-23UDFA: 1973MLB134467321544.6.342-.146.0600.680.0992016.89.914.60.990.2116714512
18Art Howe3b-2b-32UDFA: 1971MLB118398281454.3.259-.141.1040.971.5652326.19.09.31.000.312265577
14Alan Ashbyc88271969-3-63MLB108370282201.9.247-.125.0750.370.5491927.97.018.91.370.26041199
17Rafael Landestoy2b-ss8626UDFA: 1972MLB129319218404.9.292-.135.0741.210.0611519.79.17.51.320.39259338
9Julio Gonzalez2b-ss-26UDFA: 1972MLB68195147162.9.269-.215.0490.360.038715.62.67.21.420.12311120
27Bob Watson1b-of-331970-15-355MLB49182130173.4.259-.141.0800.701.632717.98.812.61.020.34930194
29Denny Walling3b-of-251975-1-1MLB82165104318.1.363-.204.1700.811.8331531.210.312.71.270.23925145
13Bruce Bochyc-241975-8-132MLB5614310682.1.262-.116.0540.520.723517.99.117.50.840.34931186
50J.R. Richardp68291969-1-2MLB38108100-2-0.5.143-.126.0950.041.98433.30.922.22.040.2191544
36Joe Niekrop59341966-7-84MLB389987-2-0.6.159-.096.0250.100.08220.02.021.21.520.17700
8Luis Pujolsc-23UDFA: 1973MLB26786241.6.279-.200.0530.140.014317.62.617.91.140.64431137
43Ken Forschp-321968-18-399MLB266857-1-0.7.222-.069.0170.180.07112.55.932.42.700.53724137
47Joaquin Andujarp-26UDFA: 1969MLB466558-3-1.2.125-.053.1230.063.12360.03.149.21.230.16420
24Jimmy Sextonss-27UDFA: 1970MLB52503721.6.250-.093.0001.000.0900.014.014.00.500.73320133
22Jesus Alouof-37UDFA: 1959MLB42493653.5.306-.116.0930.860.07436.412.214.31.890.29540
38Rick Williamsp-261970-27-640MLB31362521.8.615-.161.0320.170.07112.58.350.02.000.6231853
6Reggie Baldwinc-241976-3-49MLB14201800.4.211-.200.0500.000.03125.00.05.04.000.24220
48Vern Ruhlep-281972-17-404MLB132220-2-2.2.125.000.0520.090.001100.04.550.02.000.7151052
46Randy Niemannp-231975-3-60MLB261715-1-1.5.222-.067.0000.170.0200.05.935.33.500.35321
16Dave Bergman1b-261974-2-36MLB13159310.2.455-.400.2000.006.75116.70.020.00.170.00000
20Danny Heepof-1b-211978-2-37MLB1417140-0.4.167-.071.0000.250.0200.05.923.51.200.47612
35Joe Sambitop-271973-17-404MLB63125315.8.286.429.143--0.01150.041.70.00.250.56240
45Frank Riccellip-261971-1-18MLB116417.7.400-.333.1670.000.01150.00.016.70.500.00000
11Alan Knicelyc-of-241974-3-63MLB788--.000.333.0000.670.0000.025.037.52.001.512572
19Tom Wiedenbauerof-201976-7-145MLB462334.71.000-.667.1660.000.03125.00.033.3--0.21100
31Frank LaCortep-27UDFA: 1973MLB1233--.000.000.0000.000.0000.00.066.70.000.00000
33George Throopp-281972-16-378MLB1433--.000.000.0000.000.0000.00.033.31.000.00000
42Bert Robergep-241976-17-385MLB2622--.000.000.0000.000.0000.00.0100.0--1.53303
37Tom Dixonp-241973-18-426MLB19101--1.000-1.000.000--0.0100.00.00.0--0.00000
39Pete Laddp-221977-25-620MLB1011--.000.000.000--0.0000.00.00.0--0.00000
39Bo McLaughlinp-251975-1-14MLB1211--.000.000.0000.000.0000.00.0100.0--0.00000
Totals: (36 players)--602943646253.9.287-.153.0000.620.8105732523.57.612.41.160.251511943568134
FIELDING STATISTICS


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