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1979 Houston Astros (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 2nd in National League West
Run Differential: 583-582 + 1
Roster Continuity 80.37% 12/26
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,900,312 10/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: John Mizerock (#8) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jesus Alou
Assistant Coach: Bob Cluck
Assistant Coach: Tony Pacheco
Hitting Coach: Deacon Jones
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright
Third Base Coach: Bob Lillis

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Bo McLaughlin (#14), Frank Riccelli (#18), Craig Reynolds (#22)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9071.559--
8973.5491.5
7983.48811.5
7191.43819.5
6893.42222.0
6694.41223.5
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