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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
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SELECT sum(ab) ab,sum(pa) pa,sum(h) h,sum(dbl) dbl,sum(tpl) tpl,sum(hr) hr,sum(r) r,sum(rbi) rbi,sum(bb) bb,sum(so) so,sum(hbp) hbp,sum(sh) sh,sum(sf) sf,sum(ibb) ibb, sum(gdp) gdp,sum(sgl) sgl,sum(sb) sb,sum(cs) cs,sum(wprob) wprob,sum(roe) roe,sum(s13) s13,sum(s12) s12,sum(s23) s23,sum(s2h) s2h,sum(d13) d13,sum(d1h) d1h,sum(infh) infh,sum(brAdvanced) brAdvanced,sum(pickoffRunner) pickoffRunner,sum(pickoffPitcher) pickoffPitcher,sum(wp) wp,sum(balk) balk,sum(pb) pb,sum(fc) fc,sum(popups) popups,sum(so_swinging) so_swinging,sum(so_called) so_called,sum(pitches) pitches,sum(balls) balls,sum(strikes) strikes,sum(fouls) fouls,sum(swingmiss) swingmiss,sum(strikecalled) strikecalled,sum(poRunner) poRunner,pitcherFN,pitcherLN,pitcherPN,year FROM Splits where year<>9999 and batterage between 18 and 50 and year=1979 and pitcherteam='HOU' GROUP BY pitcherFN,pitcherLN,pitcherPN,year ORDER by pitcherLN,pitcherFN
 Basic StatsAveragesMiscPitch-RelatedBase-Running
PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTPAROEFCPopkSwKCaPitBalStrFouSkMSkCPOS13S12S23S2HD13D1HIHBrAPk
Joaquin Andujar720831682767761848277269615.233.311.31762882511271742136577981614117286206414505
Tom Dixon1122339302201114901303.348.421.4298491301271033161703002133903330
Ken Forsch657661552451456843258025316.236.270.35262269941714742839818537322918237104210272
Frank LaCorte1011621513163092401210.208.270.36663711413331170170930100300240
Pete Ladd45581012108620101.178.327.26759456213000000000211010020
Bo McLaughlin701522512132041200110.314.347.5008477621011234190330260400260
Mike Mendoza3000000000000000.000.000.00003000000000000000000000
Joe Niekro9701022212671781319106119716527.228.307.3226291095142730521436380311019015367212621552
Randy Niemann250326811213063192413867.272.319.344663287314821512427063041127325290
Gordie Pladson20291014002200001.450.500.650115022020106060300020100020
Frank Riccelli8411222001045182000100.262.392.286678103233000000000421420290
J.R. Richard10519822038713852811933133514817.209.274.2965701175819211362871141734247360123411197613448
Bert Roberge102620310523171300016.196.308.24555312023300164120000240201140
Vern Ruhle25733641429322283320205.249.277.424701269385207014561051301955102100
Joe Sambito34020806383672208344625.235.284.341625376414145377215641314031121007162
Bobby Sprowl12010000002300001.083.214.083298140000014860000000000000
George Throop8510235041541111510211.271.357.4718281001420030300001510101110
Rick Williams46744122152647842937215313.261.305.34064650841911111394792154151625911107282
Gary Wilson34101520216006600020.441.500.676117642101000000000151311120
Totals5380576127818837905441254948085424246539118.238.301.336637601463164142452112984708281471511493812155612029259130221

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Glossary
AB - At Bats
R - Runs
H - Hits
2B - Doubles
3B - Triples
HR - Home runs
RBI - RBIs
SB - Stolen Bases
CS - Caught Stealing
BB - Walks
SO - Strikeouts
HBP - Hit by Pitch
IBB - Intentional Walks
SH - Sacrifice Hits
SF - Sacrifice Flies
GDP - Grounded into Double Play
AVG - Batting Average
OBP - On Base percentage
SLG - Slugging Percentage
OPS - On Base + Slugging
TPA - Total Plate Appearances
ROE - Reached on Error
FC - Hit into Fielder's Choice
POP - Popped up to infield
K-Sw - Struck out swinging
K-Ca - Struck out looking
Pit - Pitches seen (1988+)
Bal - Balls
Str - STrikes
Fou - Foul balls
SkM - Swing and Miss
SkC - Called strike
PO - Pick off throws drawn
S13 - 1st to 3rd on a single
S12 - 1st to 2nd on a single
S23 - 2nd to 3rd on a single
S2H - Scored on a single from 2nd
D13 - 1st to 3rd on a double
D1H - Scored on a double from 1st
IH - Infield Hits
BrA - Baserunners advanced on outs
PK - Pickoffs


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