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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
 as Starteras RelieverMiscBaserunningBalls hit againstPitch results data
PlayerGGSQSIP-SGRIP-RInnStHLDBSInRInSInRVInSVScoreABTBF2B3BHBIBBSBCSPOPOtGBFBGB RatioGDPPITSTRBALFOUCALSWSOcSOsBB4
Joaquin Andujar46231415923357.3130000--72082527626184512792281.2215136795781416249
Tom Dixon191041821.77.1020000--1121303001110029410.713331716003014
Ken Forsch262416174.7238.0000000--6576992450284212622091.2516287187100372934476
Frank LaCorte600068.34.8000000--3338300130008110.73010100003010
Pete Ladd100001012.36.9100000--45561020100011210.521000000000
Bo McLaughlin120001216.37.4020000--70765100200018250.72023194033111
Mike Mendoza1000118.0000000--3300000000212.000000000000
Joe Niekro383824263.700--000000--970109526771318203083450.89271438063311910250
Randy Niemann267440.31926.75.5200000--25028711213622099771.297512724036124
Gordie Pladson4000445.5000000--202210000000551.001660003010
Frank Riccelli1121129106.9000000--841032000441020230.870000000000
J.R. Richard383828292.300--000000--10511175387352810802842701.05172921751174236496132
Bert Roberge2600026327.4010000--1021203100340045271.67616124000001
Vern Ruhle1310662.3347.7010000--25726914220321088781.13570561410135020
Joe Sambito630006391.37.8250000--34037663447330771150.67580582251513351
Bobby Sprowl3000347.0100000--121400000000260.3311468000002
George Throop140001422.35.4100000--851005010410027231.171330000000
Rick Williams31166971524.34.9100000--4675081522182221611670.9613139924715154112
Gary Wilson600067.35.3000000--3442200000003130.230000000000
FIELDING STATISTICS


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