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Houston Astros Team History & Encyclopedia

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  • Houston Astros (4047-4161 W-L, 1965 - 2016) - 1 Pennant and 10 Playoff Appearances
  • Houston Colt .45's (196-288 W-L, 1962 - 1964)
  • Overall (4243-4449 W-L, 1962 - 2016) - 1 Pennant and 10 Playoff Appearances

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All-Time Top 20 by WAR

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Photo of Jeff Bagwell Photo of Craig Biggio Photo of Jose Cruz Photo of Cesar Cedeno Photo of Lance Berkman Photo of Roy Oswalt Photo of Jim Wynn Photo of Larry Dierker Photo of Joe Morgan Photo of Bill Doran
Photo of Terry Puhl Photo of Don Wilson Photo of Mike Scott Photo of Nolan Ryan Photo of Bob Watson Photo of Joe Niekro Photo of J.R. Richard Photo of Shane Reynolds Photo of Glenn Davis Photo of Doug Rader

Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA Attendance BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2016 Houston Astros AL West 73 37 36 0 .507 .499 2nd of 5 10.0 310 311 1,036,094 27.1 29.5 32 15 J.Altuve (3.8) A.Hinch (37-36)
2 2015 Houston Astros AL West 162 86 76 0 .531 .575 2nd of 5 2.0 Lost LDS (3-2) 729 618 2,153,585 26.6 29.4 46 24 D.Keuchel (7.2) A.Hinch (86-76)
3 2014 Houston Astros AL West 162 70 92 0 .432 .437 4th of 5 28.0 629 723 1,751,829 25.7 27.9 48 28 J.Altuve (6.1) B.Porter (59-79) and T.Lawless (11-13)
4 2013 Houston Astros AL West 162 51 111 0 .315 .354 5th of 5 45.0 610 848 1,651,883 26.0 27.2 50 26 J.Castro (4.5) B.Porter (51-111)
5 2012 Houston Astros NL Central 162 55 107 0 .340 .362 6th of 6 42.0 583 794 1,607,733 26.6 27.2 50 26 L.Harrell (3.0) B.Mills (39-82) and T.DeFrancesco (16-25)
6 2011 Houston Astros NL Central 162 56 106 0 .346 .384 6th of 6 40.0 615 796 2,067,016 28.2 27.2 47 23 C.Lee (4.0) B.Mills (56-106)
7 2010 Houston Astros NL Central 162 76 86 0 .469 .420 4th of 6 15.0 611 729 2,331,490 29.5 29.6 48 25 M.Bourn (5.5) B.Mills (76-86)
8 2009 Houston Astros NL Central 162 74 88 0 .457 .418 5th of 6 17.0 643 770 2,521,076 31.6 31.2 42 22 M.Bourn (5.0) C.Cooper (70-79) and D.Clark (4-9)
9 2008 Houston Astros NL Central 161 86 75 0 .534 .481 3rd of 6 11.0 712 743 2,779,487 31.1 30.9 41 20 L.Berkman (6.8) C.Cooper (86-75)
10 2007 Houston Astros NL Central 162 73 89 0 .451 .447 4th of 6 12.0 723 813 3,020,405 31.4 30.2 41 21 R.Oswalt (6.6) P.Garner (58-73) and C.Cooper (15-16)
11 2006 Houston Astros NL Central 162 82 80 0 .506 .510 2nd of 6 1.5 735 719 3,022,763 30.5 29.8 39 19 R.Oswalt (6.1) P.Garner (82-80)
12 2005 Houston Astros NL Central 163 89 73 1 .549 .559 2nd of 6 11.0 Lost WS (4-0) 693 609 2,804,760 30.3 30.3 36 17 R.Clemens (8.2) P.Garner (89-73)
13 2004 Houston Astros NL Central 162 92 70 0 .568 .564 2nd of 6 13.0 Lost NLCS (4-3) 803 698 3,087,872 31.7 29.6 42 23 L.Berkman (6.0) J.Williams (44-44) and P.Garner (48-26)
14 2003 Houston Astros NL Central 162 87 75 0 .537 .579 2nd of 6 1.0 805 677 2,454,241 31.1 27.6 44 23 R.Hidalgo (5.7) J.Williams (87-75)
15 2002 Houston Astros NL Central 162 84 78 0 .519 .534 2nd of 6 13.0 749 695 2,517,357 30.1 27.3 41 21 R.Oswalt (6.9) J.Williams (84-78)
16 2001 Houston Astros NL Central 162 93 69 0 .574 .544 1st of 6 -- Lost LDS (3-0) 847 769 2,904,277 30.3 28.4 45 25 L.Berkman (6.5) L.Dierker (93-69)
17 2000 Houston Astros NL Central 162 72 90 0 .444 .497 4th of 6 23.0 938 944 3,056,139 29.1 28.0 46 23 R.Hidalgo (6.3) L.Dierker (72-90)
18 1999 Houston Astros NL Central 162 97 65 0 .599 .590 1st of 6 -- Lost LDS (3-1) 823 675 2,706,017 29.8 27.4 38 15 M.Hampton (7.8) L.Dierker (84-51) and M.Galante (13-14)
19 1998 Houston Astros NL Central 162 102 60 0 .630 .652 1st of 6 -- Lost LDS (3-1) 874 620 2,458,451 29.7 27.8 38 18 C.Biggio (6.5) L.Dierker (102-60)
20 1997 Houston Astros NL Central 162 84 78 0 .519 .574 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-0) 777 660 2,046,781 28.8 27.0 41 18 C.Biggio (9.4) L.Dierker (84-78)
21 1996 Houston Astros NL Central 162 82 80 0 .506 .477 2nd of 5 6.0 753 792 1,975,888 28.2 28.5 43 22 J.Bagwell (7.5) T.Collins (82-80)
22 1995 Houston Astros NL Central 144 76 68 0 .528 .547 2nd of 5 9.0 747 674 1,363,801 28.1 27.9 44 19 C.Biggio (6.3) T.Collins (76-68)
23 1994 Houston Astros NL Central 115 66 49 0 .574 .581 2nd of 5 0.5 602 503 1,561,136 27.8 27.2 33 13 J.Bagwell (8.2) T.Collins (66-49)
24 1993 Houston Astros NL West 162 85 77 0 .525 .558 3rd of 7 19.0 716 630 2,084,618 27.1 28.3 36 16 J.Bagwell (5.4) A.Howe (85-77)
25 1992 Houston Astros NL West 162 81 81 0 .500 .457 4th of 6 17.0 608 668 1,211,412 26.4 27.1 38 16 S.Finley (5.7) A.Howe (81-81)
26 1991 Houston Astros NL West 162 65 97 0 .401 .423 6th of 6 29.0 605 717 1,196,152 26.1 26.4 44 19 S.Finley (5.1) A.Howe (65-97)
27 1990 Houston Astros NL West 162 75 87 0 .463 .438 4th of 6 16.0 573 656 1,310,927 28.4 31.8 44 17 D.Darwin (5.3) A.Howe (75-87)
28 1989 Houston Astros NL West 162 86 76 0 .531 .485 3rd of 6 6.0 647 669 1,834,908 29.0 33.0 37 17 K.Caminiti (4.8) A.Howe (86-76)
29 1988 Houston Astros NL West 162 82 80 0 .506 .490 5th of 6 12.5 617 631 1,933,505 29.5 33.1 39 15 G.Davis (4.2) H.Lanier (82-80)
30 1987 Houston Astros NL West 162 76 86 0 .469 .479 3rd of 6 14.0 648 678 1,909,902 29.9 31.6 43 17 M.Scott (5.6) H.Lanier (76-86)
31 1986 Houston Astros NL West 162 96 66 0 .593 .563 1st of 6 -- Lost NLCS (4-2) 654 569 1,734,276 29.9 30.7 40 19 M.Scott (8.2) H.Lanier (96-66)
32 1985 Houston Astros NL West 162 83 79 0 .512 .510 3rd of 6 12.0 706 691 1,184,314 29.9 31.4 38 16 B.Doran (5.3) B.Lillis (83-79)
33 1984 Houston Astros NL West 162 80 82 0 .494 .543 2nd of 6 12.0 693 630 1,229,862 30.1 31.3 36 14 J.Cruz (6.3) B.Lillis (80-82)
34 1983 Houston Astros NL West 162 85 77 0 .525 .498 3rd of 6 6.0 643 646 1,351,962 29.1 30.4 33 13 D.Thon (7.4) B.Lillis (85-77)
35 1982 Houston Astros NL West 162 77 85 0 .475 .461 5th of 6 12.0 569 620 1,558,555 29.4 31.8 38 16 D.Thon (6.1) B.Virdon (49-62) and B.Lillis (28-23)
36 1981 Houston Astros NL West 110 61 49 0 .555 .579 3rd of 6 6.0 Lost LDS (3-2) 394 331 1,321,282 28.9 31.1 37 12 N.Ryan (5.1) B.Virdon (61-49)
37 1980 Houston Astros NL West 163 93 70 0 .571 .536 1st of 6 -- Lost NLCS (3-2) 637 589 2,278,217 28.7 30.1 33 13 T.Puhl (6.2) B.Virdon (93-70)
38 1979 Houston Astros NL West 162 89 73 0 .549 .501 2nd of 6 1.5 583 582 1,900,312 27.2 28.3 40 19 J.Richard (5.4) B.Virdon (89-73)
39 1978 Houston Astros NL West 162 74 88 0 .457 .479 5th of 6 21.0 605 634 1,126,145 27.1 26.6 39 15 J.Cruz (5.3) B.Virdon (74-88)
40 1977 Houston Astros NL West 162 81 81 0 .500 .521 3rd of 6 17.0 680 650 1,109,560 27.5 24.9 37 13 J.Richard (5.6) B.Virdon (81-81)
41 1976 Houston Astros NL West 162 80 82 0 .494 .477 3rd of 6 22.0 625 657 886,146 26.6 25.6 36 17 C.Cedeno (5.9) B.Virdon (80-82)
42 1975 Houston Astros NL West 162 64 97 1 .398 .469 6th of 6 43.5 664 711 858,002 26.3 26.6 35 15 C.Cedeno (4.4) P.Gomez (47-80) and B.Virdon (17-17)
43 1974 Houston Astros NL West 162 81 81 0 .500 .515 4th of 6 21.0 653 632 1,090,728 26.8 27.6 35 15 C.Cedeno (5.8) P.Gomez (81-81)
44 1973 Houston Astros NL West 162 82 80 0 .506 .506 4th of 6 17.0 681 672 1,394,004 28.0 26.3 39 15 C.Cedeno (7.3) L.Durocher (82-80)
45 1972 Houston Astros NL West 153 84 69 0 .549 .549 3rd of 6 10.5 708 636 1,469,247 27.4 26.3 32 14 C.Cedeno (8.0) H.Walker (67-54), S.Parker (1-0) and L.Durocher (16-15)
46 1971 Houston Astros NL West 162 79 83 0 .488 .514 4th of 6 11.0 585 567 1,261,589 26.1 26.5 36 17 D.Wilson (6.1) H.Walker (79-83)
47 1970 Houston Astros NL West 162 79 83 0 .488 .488 4th of 6 23.0 744 763 1,253,444 26.6 26.3 38 17 J.Wynn (4.9) H.Walker (79-83)
48 1969 Houston Astros NL West 162 81 81 0 .500 .505 5th of 6 12.0 676 668 1,442,995 26.5 25.6 37 18 L.Dierker (8.4) H.Walker (81-81)
49 1968 Houston Astros NL 162 72 90 0 .444 .435 10th of 10 25.0 510 588 1,312,887 25.6 26.3 38 14 J.Wynn (5.4) G.Hatton (23-38) and H.Walker (49-52)
50 1967 Houston Astros NL 162 69 93 0 .426 .423 9th of 10 32.5 626 742 1,348,303 26.0 26.4 47 22 J.Wynn (5.3) G.Hatton (69-93)
51 1966 Houston Astros NL 163 72 90 1 .444 .442 8th of 10 23.0 612 695 1,872,108 25.7 28.2 45 20 M.Cuellar (5.4) G.Hatton (72-90)
52 1965 Houston Astros NL 162 65 97 0 .401 .399 9th of 10 32.0 569 711 2,151,470 26.9 28.5 48 23 J.Wynn (7.4) L.Harris (65-97)
53 1964 Houston Colt .45's NL 162 66 96 0 .407 .393 9th of 10 27.0 495 628 725,773 28.0 30.9 42 17 B.Bruce (5.5) H.Craft (61-88) and L.Harris (5-8)
54 1963 Houston Colt .45's NL 162 66 96 0 .407 .357 9th of 10 33.0 464 640 719,502 27.0 29.4 45 19 H.Woodeshick (4.6) H.Craft (66-96)
55 1962 Houston Colt .45's NL 162 64 96 2 .400 .413 8th of 10 36.5 592 717 924,456 29.5 28.9 43 17 T.Farrell (7.3) H.Craft (64-96)