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1983 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  85-77   .525
Result:   3rd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Lillis
General Manager:   Al Rosen
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,351,962
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (38)
Youngest Player:  John Mizerock (22)
Longest Tenure:  Joe Niekro, Jose Cruz (9)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cruz (6)
Top Pitcher:  Nolan Ryan (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Robbie Wine (#8)

Roster Continuity:  77.78%
Top Prospect:   Bill Doran
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9171.562--
Atlanta8874.5433.0
Houston8577.5256.0
San Diego8181.50010.0
SF Giants7983.48812.0
Cincinnati7488.45717.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1983-04-05vs LAN1L  7-16-27,343 Joe NiekroFernando ValenzuelaAlejandro PenaFrank LaCorteDave Stewart716-9
1983-04-06vs LAN2L  2-4-9,931 Mike LaCossJerry ReussJerry ReussDave SmithSteve Howe920-11
1983-04-07vs PIT3L  2-3-7,741 Bob KnepperRick RhodenRod ScurryBob Knepper 1123-12
1983-04-08vs PIT4L  3-5-10,862 Vern RuhleLee TunnellRod ScurryFrank DiPinoJim Bibby1428-14
1983-04-09vs PIT5L  0-1-13,856 Joe NiekroLarry McWilliamsLarry McWilliamsJoe Niekro 1429-15
1983-04-10vs PIT6L  8-10-7,668 Mike LaCossJohn CandelariaJim BibbyJulio SolanoRod Scurry2239-17
1983-04-11@ LAN7L  3-4-30,882Bob KnepperJerry ReussSteve HoweJulio Solano 2543-18
1983-04-12@ LAN8L  1-3-32,841Vern RuhleAlejandro PenaAlejandro PenaVern RuhleSteve Howe2646-20
1983-04-13@ LAN9L  3-5-34,759Joe NiekroBurt HootonPat ZachryFrank LaCorte 2951-22
1983-04-15vs MON10W  7-6-10,237 Mike LaCossSteve RogersBill DawleyRay Burris 3657-21
1983-04-16vs MON11L  0-2-12,182 Bob KnepperCharlie LeaCharlie LeaBob Knepper 3659-23
1983-04-17vs MON12W  6-3-9,334 Nolan RyanBill GullicksonNolan RyanBill GullicksonVern Ruhle4262-20
1983-04-19vs CIN13W  6-5-8,027 Joe NiekroBruce BerenyiBill DawleyTom Hume 4867-19
1983-04-20vs CIN14L  4-6-8,476 Mike LaCossRich GaleRich GaleMike LaCossTed Power5273-21
1983-04-21vs CIN15W  4-3-7,862 Bob KnepperJoe PriceFrank LaCorteTom Hume 5676-20
1983-04-22vs PHI16L  3-6-32,130 Nolan RyanDick RuthvenSid MongeNolan RyanRon Reed5982-23
1983-04-23vs PHI17L  3-7-22,790 Joe NiekroJohn DennyJohn DennyJoe Niekro 6289-27
1983-04-24vs PHI18W  3-2-9,344 Mike LaCossSteve CarltonMike MaddenRon Reed 6591-26
1983-04-26@ MON19W  2-0-8,737Bob KnepperBill GullicksonBob KnepperBill Gullickson 6791-24
1983-04-27@ MON20W  4-2-19,309Nolan RyanScott SandersonNolan RyanScott SandersonFrank LaCorte7193-22
1983-04-29@ PHI21W  6-3-30,067Joe NiekroSteve CarltonFrank LaCorteSteve CarltonBill Dawley7796-19
1983-04-30@ PHI22L  0-8-24,845Mike LaCossJohn DennyJohn DennyMike LaCoss 77104-27
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1983-05-01@ PHI23L  3-11-27,968Bob KnepperLarry ChristensonLarry ChristensonBob Knepper 80115-35
1983-05-02@ NYN24W  3-2-5,218Nolan RyanMike TorrezNolan RyanMike TorrezFrank LaCorte83117-34
1983-05-03@ NYN25W  7-4-4,990Joe NiekroCraig SwanJoe NiekroCraig SwanBill Dawley90121-31
1983-05-04@ NYN26W  4-3-5,511Mike LaCossRick OwnbeyMike LaCossRick Ownbey 94124-30
1983-05-05@ ATL27L  3-6-14,817Bob KnepperCraig McMurtryCraig McMurtryBob KnepperSteve Bedrosian97130-33
1983-05-06@ ATL28W  6-0-29,956Mike ScottPhil NiekroFrank DiPinoPhil Niekro 103130-27
1983-05-07@ ATL29L  1-10-33,612Joe NiekroPascual PerezPascual PerezJoe Niekro 104140-36
1983-05-08@ ATL30L  3-4-20,799Mike LaCossRick BehennaRick BehennaMike LaCossTerry Forster107144-37
1983-05-09vs NYN31W  6-4-7,436 Vern RuhleRick OwnbeyMike MaddenRick OwnbeyFrank LaCorte113148-35
1983-05-10vs NYN32W  5-4-8,941 Bob KnepperEd LynchFrank DiPinoNeil Allen 118152-34
1983-05-11vs NYN33L  0-3-8,757 Mike ScottTom SeaverTom SeaverMike Scott 118155-37
1983-05-12vs ATL34W  4-3-9,842 Joe NiekroPascual PerezFrank DiPinoPete Falcone 122158-36
1983-05-13vs ATL35W  5-2-17,757 Mike LaCossRick BehennaMike LaCossRick Behenna 127160-33
1983-05-14vs ATL36L  3-4-38,102 Vern RuhleRick CampTerry ForsterBill Dawley 130164-34
1983-05-15vs ATL37L  4-9-14,857 Bob KnepperCraig McMurtryCraig McMurtryBob Knepper 134173-39
1983-05-17@ SLN38L  4-8-40,740Joe NiekroBob ForschBob ForschJoe Niekro 138181-43
1983-05-18@ SLN39L  5-9-22,680Mike ScottJoaquin AndujarJoaquin AndujarFrank DiPino 143190-47
1983-05-20@ PIT40L  3-4-13,643Bob KnepperLarry McWilliamsLarry McWilliamsBob KnepperKent Tekulve146194-48
1983-05-21@ PIT41W  6-4-8,804Mike LaCossRandy NiemannMike LaCossRandy NiemannFrank DiPino152198-46
1983-05-23vs CHN42W  3-2-8,816 Joe NiekroSteve TroutJoe NiekroSteve TroutFrank DiPino155200-45
1983-05-24vs CHN43L  4-5-8,859 Mike ScottDick RuthvenDick RuthvenMike ScottBill Campbell159205-46
1983-05-25vs CHN44W  1-0-8,833 Mike MaddenCraig LeffertsMike MaddenCraig LeffertsBill Dawley160205-45
1983-05-26vs SLN45L  3-5-10,884 Mike LaCossBob ForschDave Von OhlenMike LaCossBruce Sutter163210-47
1983-05-27vs SLN46L  1-3-12,651 Vern RuhleJoaquin AndujarJeff LahtiBob Knepper 164213-49
1983-05-28vs SLN47W  9-2-24,412 Joe NiekroJohn MartinJoe NiekroJohn Martin 173215-42
1983-05-29vs SLN48L  3-7-19,600 Mike ScottDave LaPointDave LaPointMike Scott 176222-46
1983-05-30@ CHN49W  9-7-26,487Mike LaCossFergie JenkinsBill DawleyBill CampbellFrank DiPino185229-44
1983-05-31@ CHN50W  12-10-9,595Vern RuhlePaul MoskauFrank LaCorteCraig LeffertsDave Smith197239-42
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1983-06-01@ CHN51L  2-3-8,320Bob KnepperChuck RaineyChuck RaineyBob KnepperLee Smith199242-43
1983-06-03@ CIN52L  1-3-8,470Joe NiekroJoe PriceJoe PriceJoe Niekro 200245-45
1983-06-04@ CIN53W  13-0-13,045Mike ScottBruce BerenyiMike ScottBruce Berenyi 213245-32
1983-06-05@ CIN54W  6-3-18,221Mike LaCossCharlie PuleoVern RuhleBill ScherrerBill Dawley219248-29
1983-06-07vs SFN55W  4-2-16,464 Nolan RyanAtlee HammakerFrank LaCorteAtlee HammakerFrank DiPino223250-27
1983-06-08vs SFN56W  1-0-10,004 Joe NiekroAndy McGaffiganBill DawleyGary Lavelle 224250-26
1983-06-09vs SFN57W  3-0-10,701 Bob KnepperMike KrukowBob KnepperMike Krukow 227250-23
1983-06-10vs SDN58W  2-1-13,385 Mike LaCossEd WhitsonMike LaCossEd WhitsonBill Dawley229251-22
1983-06-11vs SDN59L  4-8-25,173 Mike ScottTim LollarJohn MontefuscoVern Ruhle 233259-26
1983-06-12vs SDN60W  2-0-14,950 Nolan RyanEric ShowNolan RyanEric Show 235259-24
1983-06-13vs SDN61W  2-0-11,897 Joe NiekroDave DraveckyJoe NiekroDave DraveckyFrank DiPino237259-22
1983-06-14@ SFN62W  3-2-8,361Bob KnepperMike KrukowDave SmithGreg Minton 240261-21
1983-06-15@ SFN63L  1-7-10,555Mike LaCossFred BreiningFred BreiningMike LaCoss 241268-27
1983-06-16@ SFN64W  7-2-7,879Mike ScottBill LaskeyMike ScottBill LaskeyFrank DiPino248270-22
1983-06-17@ SDN65W  4-1-20,768Nolan RyanEric ShowNolan RyanEric ShowBill Dawley252271-19
1983-06-18@ SDN66L  1-2-26,640Joe NiekroDave DraveckyDave DraveckyFrank LaCorte 253273-20
1983-06-19@ SDN67L  4-6-16,464Bob KnepperAndy HawkinsElias SosaBob KnepperSid Monge257279-22
1983-06-20vs ATL68L  1-7-16,242 Vern RuhlePete FalconePete FalconeVern Ruhle 258286-28
1983-06-21vs ATL69W  5-0-16,251 Mike ScottPhil NiekroMike ScottPhil Niekro 263286-23
1983-06-22vs ATL70W  4-3-25,322 Nolan RyanPascual PerezBill DawleyGene Garber 267289-22
1983-06-24@ LAN71L  2-7-40,316Joe NiekroBurt HootonBurt HootonJoe Niekro 269296-27
1983-06-25@ LAN72L  1-2-44,294Bob KnepperJerry ReussTom NiedenfuerBill Dawley 270298-28
1983-06-26@ LAN73W  9-7-48,401Mike ScottAlejandro PenaMike ScottAlejandro PenaDave Smith279305-26
1983-06-28@ ATL74W  4-3-20,960Nolan RyanCraig McMurtryNolan RyanTerry ForsterBill Dawley283308-25
1983-06-29@ ATL75L  1-11-16,776Joe NiekroKen DayleyKen DayleyJoe Niekro 284319-35
1983-06-30@ ATL76L  4-6-20,117Bob KnepperPete FalconeSteve BedrosianFrank DiPino 288325-37
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1983-07-01vs LAN77L  2-5-20,925 Mike ScottAlejandro PenaAlejandro PenaFrank LaCorteSteve Howe290330-40
1983-07-02vs LAN78W  3-1-38,985 Nolan RyanJoe BeckwithNolan RyanJoe Beckwith 293331-38
1983-07-03vs LAN79W  8-1-39,269 Joe NiekroBob WelchJoe NiekroBob Welch 301332-31
1983-07-04vs LAN80W  5-4-29,462 Bob KnepperFernando ValenzuelaDave SmithSteve HoweFrank DiPino306336-30
1983-07-08@ NYN81W  6-3-12,722Nolan RyanMike TorrezNolan RyanMike Torrez 312339-27
1983-07-09@ NYN82W  7-3-49,596Joe NiekroTom SeaverJoe NiekroTom SeaverFrank DiPino319342-23
1983-07-10@ NYN83L  5-7-15,467Bob KnepperEd LynchDoug SiskBill Dawley 324349-25
1983-07-12vs MON84W  7-5-17,027 Mike ScottChris WelshVern RuhleRandy LerchDave Smith331354-23
1983-07-13vs MON85W  9-4-28,905 Nolan RyanCharlie LeaNolan RyanCharlie Lea 340358-18
1983-07-14vs MON86W  3-0-20,568 Joe NiekroSteve RogersJoe NiekroSteve Rogers 343358-15
1983-07-15vs NYN87W  6-0-19,661 Bob KnepperEd LynchBob KnepperEd Lynch 349358-9
1983-07-16vs NYN88W  3-1-34,557 Mike ScottMike TorrezMike ScottMike TorrezFrank DiPino352359-7
1983-07-17vs NYN89L  1-3-31,049 Nolan RyanWalt TerrellWalt TerrellNolan RyanJesse Orosco353362-9
1983-07-18@ PHI90W  8-2-23,024Joe NiekroSteve CarltonJoe NiekroSteve Carlton 361364-3
1983-07-19@ PHI91W  7-3-23,851Bob KnepperMarty BystromBob KnepperMarty BystromFrank DiPino3683671
1983-07-20@ PHI92L  3-10-21,052Mike ScottCharles HudsonCharles HudsonMike Scott 371377-6
1983-07-21@ MON93L  4-9-22,055Nolan RyanBill GullicksonBill GullicksonNolan Ryan 375386-11
1983-07-22@ MON94W  11-8-34,425Joe NiekroGreg BargarDave SmithWoodie FrymanBill Dawley386394-8
1983-07-23@ MON95L  1-4-28,992Bob KnepperDan SchatzederDan SchatzederBob KnepperJeff Reardon387398-11
1983-07-24@ MON96L  3-7-35,184Mike LaCossSteve RogersSteve RogersMike LaCoss 390405-15
1983-07-26vs PHI97L  0-1-25,954 Nolan RyanCharles HudsonCharles HudsonNolan RyanAl Holland390406-16
1983-07-27vs PHI98L  1-3-18,781 Joe NiekroJohn DennyJohn DennyJoe NiekroGuillermo Hernandez391409-18
1983-07-28vs PHI99L  5-6-19,948 Bob KnepperSteve CarltonRon ReedMike LaCossAl Holland396415-19
1983-07-29vs CIN100W  4-1-18,063 Mike MaddenJoe PriceMike MaddenJoe PriceDave Smith400416-16
1983-07-30vs CIN101L  2-3-26,442 Nolan RyanMario SotoMario SotoNolan Ryan 402419-17
1983-07-31vs CIN102W  9-2-38,465 Joe NiekroBruce BerenyiJoe NiekroBruce Berenyi 411421-10
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1983-08-01@ SDN103L  4-7-9,055Bob KnepperEric ShowLuis DeLeonBill Dawley 415428-13
1983-08-02@ SDN104W  4-2-10,444Mike MaddenEd WhitsonVern RuhleSid Monge 419430-11
1983-08-03@ SDN105W  1-0-13,286Nolan RyanTim LollarNolan RyanTim Lollar 420430-10
1983-08-04@ SDN106L  2-4-10,516Joe NiekroDave DraveckyDave DraveckyJoe NiekroGary Lucas422434-12
1983-08-05@ SFN107L  1-7-6,212Bob KnepperBill LaskeyBill LaskeyBob Knepper 423441-18
1983-08-06@ SFN108W  4-2-9,859Mike MaddenRenie MartinMike MaddenRenie MartinBill Dawley427443-16
1983-08-07@ SFN109W  2-1-21,599Nolan RyanMike KrukowNolan RyanGreg Minton 429444-15
1983-08-09vs SDN110L  2-3-17,390 Joe NiekroTim LollarTim LollarJoe NiekroSid Monge431447-16
1983-08-10vs SDN111W  4-3-12,605 Bob KnepperDave DraveckyVern RuhleLuis DeLeon 435450-15
1983-08-11vs SDN112W  5-1-15,120 Mike ScottMark ThurmondMike ScottMark ThurmondDave Smith440451-11
1983-08-12vs SFN113W  5-2-27,814 Nolan RyanRenie MartinNolan RyanRenie MartinFrank DiPino445453-8
1983-08-13vs SFN114W  4-1-15,547 Joe NiekroMike KrukowJoe NiekroMike KrukowBill Dawley449454-5
1983-08-14vs SFN115L  2-5-16,923 Mike MaddenMark DavisMark DavisMike MaddenGary Lavelle451459-8
1983-08-15@ CIN116W  9-1-11,385Bob KnepperBruce BerenyiBob KnepperBruce Berenyi 4604600
1983-08-16@ CIN117W  8-5-13,844Mike ScottCharlie PuleoMike ScottCharlie PuleoBill Dawley4684653
1983-08-17@ CIN118W  7-6-11,982Nolan RyanFrank PastoreVern RuhleFrank Pastore 4754714
1983-08-18@ SLN119L  4-5-27,053Joe NiekroJoaquin AndujarDave RuckerBill Dawley 4794763
1983-08-19@ SLN120L  0-2-28,200Mike MaddenDave LaPointDave LaPointMike MaddenBruce Sutter4794781
1983-08-20@ SLN121L  0-3-41,539Bob KnepperJohn StuperJohn StuperBob Knepper 479481-2
1983-08-21@ SLN122L  2-5-31,962Nolan RyanDanny CoxDanny CoxNolan RyanBruce Sutter481486-5
1983-08-23@ PIT123W  6-5-0Mike ScottJohn CandelariaVern RuhleKent TekulveFrank DiPino487491-4
1983-08-23@ PIT124W  2-1-17,484Joe NiekroLee TunnellJoe NiekroLee TunnellBill Dawley489492-3
1983-08-24@ PIT125W  10-4-14,279Mike MaddenRick RhodenMike MaddenRick RhodenMike LaCoss4994963
1983-08-25@ PIT126L  3-5-11,019Bob KnepperJose DeLeonJose DeLeonBob KnepperRod Scurry5025011
1983-08-26vs CHN127W  1-0-16,735 Nolan RyanSteve TroutVern RuhleSteve TroutBill Dawley5035012
1983-08-27vs CHN128L  5-9-31,665 Joe NiekroDick RuthvenDick RuthvenJoe NiekroBill Campbell508510-2
1983-08-28vs CHN129W  4-2-12,776 Mike ScottDickie NolesMike ScottDickie NolesFrank DiPino5125120
1983-08-29vs SLN130L  1-6-9,848 Mike MaddenJohn StuperJohn StuperMike Madden 513518-5
1983-08-30vs SLN131W  3-1-11,041 Vern RuhleDanny CoxVern RuhleDanny CoxBill Dawley516519-3
1983-08-31vs PIT132W  4-1-12,347 Joe NiekroLarry McWilliamsJoe NiekroRod Scurry 5205200
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1983-09-01vs PIT133W  3-0-7,645 Nolan RyanLee TunnellNolan RyanCecilio GuanteFrank DiPino5235203
1983-09-02@ CHN134W  6-5-11,575Mike ScottDickie NolesBill DawleyBill CampbellFrank DiPino5295254
1983-09-03@ CHN135L  3-9-20,107Mike MaddenFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsMike MaddenRich Bordi532534-2
1983-09-04@ CHN136L  7-9-17,750Vern RuhleChuck RaineyWarren BrusstarBill DawleyLee Smith539543-4
1983-09-05@ ATL137L  5-7-19,166Joe NiekroLen BarkerLen BarkerJoe NiekroDonnie Moore544550-6
1983-09-07@ SDN138L  7-8-8,274Nolan RyanEric ShowSid MongeFrank DiPino 551558-7
1983-09-08@ SDN139W  3-2-7,858Mike ScottTim LollarMike MaddenLuis DeLeonVern Ruhle554560-6
1983-09-09@ SFN140W  7-4-4,195Joe NiekroMark DavisJoe NiekroMark DavisFrank DiPino561564-3
1983-09-10@ SFN141W  5-3-6,030Bob KnepperFred BreiningJeff HeathcockFred Breining 566567-1
1983-09-11@ SFN142L  2-3-9,265Nolan RyanAtlee HammakerGreg MintonNolan Ryan 568570-2
1983-09-13vs LAN143L  1-5-19,697 Mike ScottJerry ReussJerry ReussMike Scott 569575-6
1983-09-14vs LAN144W  4-2-19,713 Joe NiekroBob WelchJoe NiekroBob Welch 573577-4
1983-09-15vs LAN145L  0-6-20,697 Nolan RyanAlejandro PenaAlejandro PenaNolan Ryan 573583-10
1983-09-16@ CIN146L  3-8-9,146Jeff HeathcockBruce BerenyiBruce BerenyiJeff Heathcock 576591-15
1983-09-17@ CIN147W  4-3-53,790Mike MaddenJeff RussellMike MaddenJeff RussellFrank DiPino580594-14
1983-09-18@ CIN148W  4-1-14,109Mike ScottMario SotoMike ScottMario SotoFrank DiPino584595-11
1983-09-19@ LAN149L  2-9-44,748Joe NiekroBob WelchBob WelchJoe Niekro 586604-18
1983-09-20@ LAN150W  15-2-40,843Nolan RyanAlejandro PenaNolan RyanAlejandro PenaJeff Heathcock601606-5
1983-09-21@ LAN151L  1-2-45,242Mike MaddenFernando ValenzuelaFernando ValenzuelaVern Ruhle 602608-6
1983-09-23vs SFN152L  2-3-10,570 Joe NiekroFred BreiningFred BreiningJoe NiekroGreg Minton604611-7
1983-09-24vs SFN153W  6-5-12,619 Mike ScottMike KrukowMike ScottMike KrukowFrank DiPino610616-6
1983-09-25vs SFN154L  0-3-6,130 Nolan RyanScott GarreltsScott GarreltsNolan Ryan 610619-9
1983-09-26vs SDN155W  5-3-5,828 Mike MaddenEric ShowMike MaddenEric ShowVern Ruhle615622-7
1983-09-27vs SDN156W  8-5-6,239 Jeff HeathcockTim LollarBob KnepperTim Lollar 623627-4
1983-09-28vs ATL157L  1-3-0 Mike ScottPascual PerezPascual PerezMike Scott 624630-6
1983-09-28vs ATL158W  5-1-15,356 Joe NiekroKen DayleyJoe NiekroKen Dayley 629631-2
1983-09-29vs ATL159L  4-5-12,899 Nolan RyanCraig McMurtryGene GarberVern RuhleTerry Forster633636-3
1983-09-30vs CIN160W  3-2-9,744 Mike LaCossCharlie PuleoMike LaCossCharlie PuleoDave Smith636638-2
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1983-10-01vs CIN161L  4-6-7,657 Mike MaddenFrank PastoreFrank PastoreMike Madden 640644-4
1983-10-02vs CIN162W  3-2-12,357 Jeff HeathcockJeff RussellJeff HeathcockJeff RussellFrank DiPino643646-3


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