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1968 Houston Astros

1968 > Class Major League > 1968 National League
Overall: 72-90
Scored 510 runs, Allowed 588 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-91

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Harry Walker and Grady Hatton
Represented: Houston, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1967 / 1969

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Dave Adlesh2440112104319110400527.183.227.212.4392211202
2Bob Aspromonte30124457409259292146103557.225.285.264.549108152569
3John Bateman271113833502887190433112346.249.297.337.6351181633416
4Wade Blasingame*2422850000000032.000.375.000.375000000
5Ron Brand28439481713200411911.160.261.185.4461512200
6Byron Browne251017130300010046.231.412.231.643310000
7John Buzhardt313918160400010016.250.294.250.544410100
8Nate Colbert2220565358100411123.151.164.170.333920110
9Danny Coombs264010101400020005.400.400.400.800400000
10Mike Cuellar*31286157311101300025.193.207.263.4701501300
11Larry Dierker2133847325100300235.068.093.082.176620900
12Tom Dukes2543540000000013.000.200.000.200000000
13Dave Giusti28389082415100900117.183.212.195.4071612500
14Julio Gotay29751711659413011112421.248.271.285.5554761100
15Jose Herrera2627109100924500702412.240.269.290.5592910500
16Hal King*2427625548210200716.145.242.218.4601210000
17Denny Lemaster2933806522000100620.031.113.031.143210900
18John Mayberry*1941090000000002.000.100.000.100001000
19Leon McFadden24165447213100110610.277.358.298.6561400102
20Denis Menke2715062154256135236656586481.249.334.347.68118866726
21Norm Miller*22792942573561182628652248.237.304.393.69710145551
22Joe Morgan*241027206501003074.250.444.350.794700000
23Ivan Murrell2532605936110300117.102.117.153.269920000
24Doug Rader23983713334289164643223151.267.328.393.72113181243
25Jim Ray234216150100000007.067.067.067.133110100
26Steve Shea2530660000000004.000.000.000.000000000
27Rusty Staub*2416168259154172371672207357.291.373.387.7612291177424
28Lee Thomas*3290221201143940111211422.194.249.229.4784661414
29Hector Torres2212849646644104111124231864.223.252.258.5101201001202
30Danny Walton202220000000001.000.000.000.000010000
31Bob Watson224515514013327028101332.229.297.321.6184561011
32Don Wilson23347870715201600116.214.236.286.5222021600
33Jim Wynn26156646542851462352667111790131.269.376.474.85025765549
33 Players25.716259945336510123320528664734451479988.231.298.317.616169211548973481
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Wade Blasingame*2412.3334.75222700136.04521193101220031601.52811.20.82.55.52.20
2John Buzhardt3144.5003.123941500583.273352903513374073561.2917.90.03.84.01.06
3Danny Coombs*2643.5713.284021600246.25221170174291052071.47910.00.03.35.61.71
4Mike Cuellar*31811.4212.74282431121170.2152605284571331027001.1548.00.42.47.02.96
5Larry Dierker211215.4443.31323201010233.2206958614891216180209811.2627.90.53.46.21.81
6Tom Dukes2522.5004.274301900452.262312532812372142511.70910.60.54.86.31.32
7Dave Giusti281114.4403.19373411221251.0226958915677186421110311.1678.10.52.46.72.78
8Fred Gladding320014.547040024.18770312103242.53816.60.06.24.20.67
9Pat House*2711.5007.71180800016.12115140636200751.65311.60.03.33.31.00
10Denny Lemaster*291015.4002.8133320720224.023179701172111464279651.3539.30.42.95.92.03
11Jim Ray2323.4002.674121410181.06526245258711113331.1117.20.62.87.92.84
12Steve Shea2544.5003.383002100634.22714130110153021391.0967.00.02.93.91.36
13Don Wilson231316.4483.2833303930208.2187857697051754198841.2328.10.43.07.52.50
13 Players26.27290.4443.261621621125012231446.21362588524684798510213677461251.2738.50.43.06.42.13

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
John Bateman10869049116.9856.849531623%
Dave Adlesh361931120.9905.67327618%
Ron Brand2915314031.0005.76010323%
Hal King1983830.9684.79315212%

1B

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Rusty Staub14713139311100.9929.56
Nate Colbert543012.9778.60
Denis Menke5291021.0006.00
Doug Rader547334.94310.00
John Mayberry2250011.00012.50
Lee Thomas2133031.0008.00
Bob Aspromonte161001.0007.00

2B

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Denis Menke1192692851047.9824.66
Julio Gotay48116103428.9824.56
Jose Herrera7151934.9194.86
Joe Morgan59622.8823.00
Hector Torres102001.0002.00

3B

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Doug Rader86831681914.9302.92
Bob Aspromonte756714868.9732.87
Denis Menke436011.0002.25
Ron Brand100000.00
Julio Gotay100000.00

SS

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Hector Torres1271593912455.9584.33
Denis Menke354592521.9653.91
Leon McFadden16164423.9683.75
Bob Aspromonte101001.0001.00

LF

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jim Wynn560.00
Bob Watson400.00
Bob Aspromonte350.00
Lee Thomas70.00
Jose Herrera50.00
Ivan Murrell40.00
Nate Colbert30.00
Norm Miller20.00
Joe Morgan10.00

CF

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jim Wynn930.00
Norm Miller70.00
Nate Colbert50.00
Ivan Murrell20.00

RF

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Norm Miller650.00
Lee Thomas420.00
Rusty Staub150.00
Jose Herrera120.00
Ivan Murrell90.00
Jim Wynn70.00
Nate Colbert30.00
Bob Aspromonte20.00
Byron Browne20.00
Ron Brand10.00
Bob Watson10.00

OF

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jim Wynn1532982048.9882.08
Norm Miller74131141.9711.78
Lee Thomas4867520.9731.50
Bob Watson4046060.8851.15
Bob Aspromonte3643541.9231.33
Jose Herrera1722110.9581.35
Ivan Murrell1524322.9311.80
Rusty Staub1523120.9231.60
Nate Colbert1119110.9521.82
Byron Browne271011.0004.00
Ron Brand110001.0001.00
Joe Morgan110001.0001.00

P

GCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Tom Dukes4311110.9230.28
Jim Ray412910.9170.27
Danny Coombs4021111.9290.33
John Buzhardt39817011.0000.64
Dave Giusti37205123.9731.92
Denny Lemaster3372741.8951.03
Don Wilson33162240.9051.15
Larry Dierker32132812.9761.28
Steve Shea3029011.0000.37
Mike Cuellar28132441.9021.32
Wade Blasingame22110011.0000.50
Pat House1812001.0000.17
Fred Gladding710001.0000.14

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
AgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Dave Adlesh24RR6' 0.0"187Jul 15, 1943Long Beach, CA, US1968-04-171968-09-28
Bob Aspromonte30RR6' 2.0"170Jun 19, 1938Brooklyn, NY, US1968-04-101968-09-29
John Bateman27RR6' 3.0"210Jul 21, 1940Killeen, TX, US1968-04-121968-09-17
Wade Blasingame24LL6' 1.0"185Nov 22, 1943Deming, NM, US1968-04-151968-09-27
Ron Brand28RR5' 7.0"167Jan 13, 1940Los Angeles, CA, US1968-05-151968-09-29
Byron Browne25RR6' 2.0"190Dec 27, 1942St. Joseph, MO, US1968-05-191968-06-16
John Buzhardt31RR6' 2.0"195Aug 17, 1936Prosperity, SC, US1968-04-121968-09-29
Nate Colbert22RR6' 2.0"190Apr 9, 1946St. Louis, MO, US1968-07-011968-09-28
Danny Coombs26RL6' 4.0"200Mar 23, 1942Lincoln, ME, US1968-04-141968-09-25
Mike Cuellar31LL6' 0.0"165May 8, 1937Las Villas, CU1968-04-141968-09-29
Ron Davis26RR6' 0.0"175Oct 21, 1941Roanoke Rapids, NC, US1968-04-101968-06-15
Larry Dierker21RR6' 4.0"215Sep 22, 1946Hollywood, CA, US1968-04-101968-09-27
Tom Dukes25RR6' 2.0"185Aug 31, 1942Knoxville, TN, US1968-04-171968-09-28
Hal Gilson26RL6' 5.0"195Feb 9, 1942Los Angeles, CA, US1968-07-181968-07-27
Dave Giusti28RR5' 11.0"190Nov 27, 1939Seneca Falls, NY, US1968-04-131968-09-29
Fred Gladding32LR6' 1.0"220Jun 28, 1936Flat Rock, MI, US1968-06-091968-06-27
Julio Gotay29RR6' 0.0"180Jun 9, 1939Fajardo, PR1968-04-101968-09-29
Jose Herrera26RR5' 8.0"165Apr 8, 1942San Lorenzo, Zulia, VE1968-08-161968-09-29
Pat House27LL6' 3.0"185Sep 1, 1940Boise, ID, US1968-06-031968-09-29
Hal King24LR6' 1.0"200Feb 1, 1944Oviedo, FL, US1968-04-101968-09-29
Denny Lemaster29RL6' 1.0"182Feb 25, 1939Corona, CA, US1968-04-121968-09-29
John Mayberry19LL6' 3.0"215Feb 18, 1949Detroit, MI, US1968-09-101968-09-19
Leon McFadden24RR6' 2.0"195Apr 26, 1944Little Rock, AR, US1968-09-061968-09-29
Denis Menke27RR6' 0.0"185Jul 21, 1940Bancroft, IA, US1968-04-171968-09-29
Norm Miller22LR5' 10.0"185Feb 5, 1946Los Angeles, CA, US1968-04-101968-09-20
Joe Morgan24LR5' 7.0"160Sep 19, 1943Bonham, TX, US1968-04-101968-05-16
Ivan Murrell25RR6' 2.0"195Apr 24, 1943Bocas del Toro, PA1968-04-101968-06-27
Doug Rader23RR6' 2.0"208Jul 30, 1944Chicago, IL, US1968-04-141968-09-29
Jim Ray23RR6' 1.0"185Dec 1, 1944Rock Hill, SC, US1968-04-141968-09-25
Steve Shea25RR6' 3.0"215Dec 5, 1942Worcester, MA, US1968-07-141968-09-28
Dick Simpson24RR6' 4.0"176Jul 28, 1943Washington, DC, US1968-06-171968-09-20
Rusty Staub24LR6' 2.0"190Apr 1, 1944New Orleans, LA, US1968-04-101968-09-29
Lee Thomas32LR6' 2.0"195Feb 5, 1936Peoria, IL, US1968-04-141968-09-27
Hector Torres22RR6' 0.0"175Sep 16, 1945Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, MX1968-04-101968-09-29
Danny Walton20RR6' 0.0"195Jul 14, 1947Los Angeles, CA, US1968-04-201968-04-21
Bob Watson22RR6' 0.0"201Apr 10, 1946Los Angeles, CA, US1968-05-181968-07-31
Don Wilson23RR6' 2.0"195Feb 12, 1945Monroe, LA, US1968-04-111968-09-28
Jim Wynn26RR5' 10.0"160Mar 12, 1942Cincinnati, OH, US1968-04-101968-09-29

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