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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

TEAM INFORMATION
PhaseRndOvlPlayerPosCurrent Status
Jan-Reg17Jeff DedmonP Retired
Jan-Reg233Adailo PenateP Retired
Jan-Reg359Jeff EtsellP Inactive
Jan-Reg485Gil RobisonP Inactive
Jan-Sec15Ed SchneiderP Retired
Jan-Sec230Richard EckleberryP Inactive
June-Reg18John MizerockC Assistant Hitting Coach - Philadelphia Phillies (2014)
June-Reg234Ty GaineyIF Retired
June-Reg360Cliff WherrySS Retired
June-Reg486Larry RayOF Retired
June-Reg5112Mark Strucher1B-C Retired
June-Reg6138Bill DoranIF Retired
June-Reg7164Mark RossP Retired
June-Reg8190William RayP Retired
June-Reg9216Mark DempseyP Retired
June-Reg10242Marc ThomasOF Retired
June-Reg11268Greg PetersonP Retired
June-Reg12294Johnny Ray2B Retired
June-Reg13320Doug Welencp Retired
June-Reg14346Larry Brownp Retired
June-Reg15372Eddie Boninep Retired
June-Reg16398Ken Smithp Retired
June-Reg17424Val PrimanteOF Retired
June-Reg18450Steve Quealeyp Retired
June-Reg19476Andrew Ricep Retired
June-Reg20502Orlando Fernandez3B-OF Inactive
June-Reg21527Mark Lohuisp Retired
June-Reg22552Willam Rattermanp Inactive
June-Reg23577Mark CampbellC Retired
June-Reg24601Michael FinchOF Retired
June-Reg25625Chris JonesOF Retired
June-Reg26649Dana YnostrozaC Inactive
June-Sec119Lemmie MillerOF Retired


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