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[edit] 1979 Houston Astros / Franchise: Houston Astros / BR Team Page

Record: 89-73, Finished 2nd in NL Western Division (1979 NL)

Managed by Bill Virdon

Coaches: Jesus Alou, Bob Cluck, Deacon Jones, Bob Lillis, Tony Pacheco and Mel Wright

Ballpark: Astrodome

[edit] History, Comments, Contributions

The 1979 Houston Astros had four different pitchers win National League Pitcher of the Month honors; through 2011, no NL team since has matched that feat.

[edit] Awards and Honors

[edit] Further Reading

  • Norm King: "Back-to-Back-to-Back Jacks; June 17, 1979: Montreal Expos 19, Houston Astros 3 At Olympic Stadium", in Norm King, ed.: Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016, pp. 45-47. ISBN 978-1-943816-15-6


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