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1981 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 61-49 .555
Rank: th in National League West
Run Differential: 394-331 + 63
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Al Rosen
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,321,282 6/26
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: Curtis Burke (#75) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Pacheco
Bullpen Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Deacon Jones
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright
Third Base Coach: Bob Lillis

#1 Draft Picks

Dave Roberts (#1), Mike Ivie (#1), Craig Reynolds (#22)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6642.611--
6347.5734.0
6149.5556.0
5655.50511.5
5056.47215.0
4169.37326.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1981 Houston Astros. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1981 Houston Astros Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1HOU@ LANL0-20-14610No102-2 
    2HOU@ LANL4-70-261025No249-5 
    3HOU@ LANL2-30-361226No3612-6
    4HOUvs ATLL1-20-461226No4714-7
    5HOUvs ATLW8-21-461225No41516-1 
    6HOUvs ATLW2-02-44718No417161
    7HOUvs PITL3-42-561121No420200
    8HOUvs PITL3-62-661122No52326-3 
    9HOUvs PITL0-22-761125No62328-5
    10HOUvs LANL2-52-861125No72533-8
    11HOUvs LANW1-03-861122No62633-7 
    12HOUvs LANL0-13-961122No72634-8 
    13HOUvs CINL4-53-1061123No83039-9
    14HOUvs CINL0-33-1161124No83042-12 
    15HOUvs CINL1-23-1261125No93144-13
    16HOUvs CINW1-04-1261124No93244-12 
    17HOU@ ATLW2-15-1261122No8.53445-11
    18HOU@ ATLW5-46-125921No7.53949-10 
    19HOU@ ATLW5-17-125921No74450-6 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    20HOU@ PITW5-38-125920No64953-4 
    21HOU@ PITL4-58-135920No75358-5 
    22HOU@ PITW3-19-135919No75659-3
    23HOU@ CHNW5-410-134818No66163-2
    24HOU@ CHNW4-311-134816No56566-1 
    25HOU@ CHNL1-211-145918No66668-2 
    26HOU@ CHNW6-012-144816No672684 
    27HOU@ CINL0-412-155918No772720 
    28HOU@ CINL5-912-165919No77781-4 
    29HOU@ CINW7-513-165918No78486-2
    30HOU@ CINW5-014-165918No6.589863 
    31HOUvs SLNL2-314-175918No7.591892
    32HOUvs SLNW3-015-175918No7.594895 
    33HOUvs SLNL6-715-185919No8.5100964
    34HOUvs CHNW5-016-185919No8.5105969 
    35HOUvs CHNW6-117-185818No8.51119714
    36HOUvs CHNW6-118-184717No8.51179819 
    37HOU@ SLNL12-1518-195817No812911316 
    38HOU@ SLNW4-319-195818No813311617
    39HOU@ SLNL1-319-205818No8.513411915 
    40HOUvs SFNL3-619-215919No9.513712512 
    41HOUvs SFNW5-320-215817No9.514212814 
    42HOUvs SFNL1-220-225919No1014313013
    43HOUvs SDNW6-321-224717No1014913316
    44HOUvs SDNW1-022-224717No9.515013317
    45HOUvs SDNW1-023-223715No8.515113318 
    46HOU@ SFNL1-323-234817No915213616
    47HOU@ SFNW9-824-234816No816114417
    48HOU@ SFNL1-624-244916No916215012
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    49HOU@ SDNW2-125-243715No8.516415113
    50HOU@ SDNW6-126-243715No7.517015218 
    51HOU@ SDNL5-726-254816No817515916
    52HOUvs NYNW3-027-254816No717815919 
    53HOUvs NYNW6-228-253715No618416123
    54HOUvs NYNL1-328-263716No718516421
    55HOU@ PHIL3-428-273716No7.518816820
    56HOU@ PHIL3-1028-283717No7.519117813
    57HOU@ PHIL4-528-293717No8.519518312
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    58HOU@ SFNW6-529-293717No820118813
    59HOU@ SFNL2-329-303716No820319112
    60HOU@ SFNW5-430-304818No820819513
    61HOU@ SDNL1-930-314817No82092045 
    62HOU@ SDNW5-131-314817No82142059 
    63HOU@ SDNW5-032-314715No721920514 
    64HOU@ SDNW3-033-313614No722220517
    65HOUvs MONL2-633-323614No722421113
    66HOUvs MONW4-234-323614No722821315
    67HOUvs MONW9-135-323613No623721423
    68HOU@ PHIL4-535-333614No724121922
    69HOU@ PHIL4-835-343614No824522718 
    70HOU@ PHIL0-635-354817No824523312 
    71HOU@ NYNL1-235-364716No9.524623511 
    72HOU@ NYNW9-336-364716No9.525523817 
    73HOU@ NYNL2-336-374716No10.525724116
    74HOUvs PHIW3-237-374716No10.526024317 
    75HOUvs PHIW6-139-373614No926824523 
    76HOUvs PHIW2-139-373614No926824523
    77HOUvs PHIW5-440-373614No827324924 
    78HOUvs NYNW6-141-373614No727925029 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    79HOUvs NYNW3-242-373614No728225230 
    80HOUvs NYNW8-043-373614No729025238 
    81HOU@ MONW2-144-373512Yes629225339
    82HOU@ MONW5-045-373410Yes529725344
    83HOU@ MONL2-545-383612No629925841 
    84HOU@ MONW4-346-383410Yes630326142 
    85HOU@ ATLW3-247-38349Yes630626343
    86HOU@ ATLL2-347-39349Yes730826642 
    87HOU@ ATLL0-947-403512Yes730827533 
    88HOUvs SFNW6-048-403511Yes631427539 
    89HOUvs SFNW5-249-403410Yes531927742
    90HOUvs SFNW3-050-40349Yes532227745
    91HOUvs CINL2-450-41349Yes632428143 
    92HOUvs CINL0-450-423410Yes632428539 
    93HOU@ SDNW5-251-423410Yes632928742
    94HOU@ SDNW9-052-423410Yes633828751 
    95HOU@ SFNL2-552-433410Yes634029248
    96HOU@ SFNW8-153-433410Yes534829355 
    97HOU@ SFNW7-354-433410Yes535529659 
    98HOUvs ATLW3-055-43348Yes4.535829662 
    99HOUvs ATLL1-355-443410Yes5.535929960 
    100HOUvs ATLW5-356-44338Yes536430262
    101HOUvs LANL0-356-453410Yes636430559 
    102HOUvs LANW5-057-45349Yes636930564 
    103HOUvs LANW4-158-45336Yes637330667 
    104HOUvs SDNW2-159-45334Yes537530768 
    105HOUvs SDNL1-259-46346Yes637630967
    106HOU@ CINL2-559-47348Yes737831464
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    107HOU@ CINW8-160-47346Yes638631571 
    108HOU@ LANL1-660-48358Yes638732166 
    109HOU@ LANL2-760-49359Yes638932861 
    110HOU@ LANW5-361-49358Yes639433163 


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