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

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Jesus Alou3700100000060----1.000------------1.000800
Joaquin Andujar26460000000000.930------------------16505
Alan Ashby270105000000000--.987----------------548578
Reggie Baldwin2403100000000--1.0001.000--------------1010
Dave Bergman2600400000000----1.000--------------800
Bruce Bochy24055000000000--.970----------------198297
Enos Cabell2900510132000000----.997--.957----------39619914
Cesar Cedeno280091000000400----.981------------1.0009483517
Jose Cruz310000000001560------------------.959320714
Tom Dixon241900000000001.000------------------360
Ken Forsch32260000000000.979------------------10371
Julio Gonzalez260003292100000------.9871.000.966--------921465
Danny Heep2100000000020------------------1.000700
Art Howe320036859000000----1.000.991.967----------1882617
Alan Knicely2403001000000--1.000----------------200
Frank LaCorte271200000000001.000------------------010
Pete Ladd221000000000001.000------------------320
Rafael Landestoy260001140300000------.971--1.000--------16823712
Jeff Leonard230000000001230------------------.959227610
Bo McLaughlin251200000000001.000------------------120
Mike Mendoza2310000000000--------------------000
Joe Niekro343800000000001.000------------------14390
Randy Niemann232600000000001.000------------------170
Gordie Pladson2240000000000--------------------000
Terry Puhl220000000001520------------------1.00035270
Luis Pujols23026000000000--.993----------------13661
Craig Reynolds260000014300000----------.965--------20842823
Frank Riccelli261100000000001.000------------------060
J.R. Richard29380000000000.902------------------14325
Bert Roberge242600000000001.000------------------330
Vern Ruhle281300000000001.000------------------350
Joe Sambito27630000000000.905------------------5142
Jimmy Sexton27000241100000------1.0001.000.943--------11242
Bobby Sprowl2330000000000--------------------000
George Throop281400000000001.000------------------120
Denny Walling25000000000420------------------.9856521
Bob Watson33004400000000----.993--------------371333
Tom Wiedenbauer2000000000030------------------1.000300
Rick Williams26310000000000.963------------------3231
Gary Wilson2460000000000--------------------000


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