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Houston Astros

1981 Houston Astros Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 61-49
Finished 3rd in the NL's West Division

Won Division

Manager: Bill Virdon (61-49)

1981 Houston Astros Statistics
1981 Houston Astros Roster

The Houston Astros of the National League ended the season with a record of 61 wins and 49 losses, finishing third in the NL's West Division. Bill Virdon served as manager. The 1981 Houston Astros qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 394
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 331

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
April 9, 1981Houston Astros 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2L0-00-10-1
April 11, 1981Houston Astros 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7L0-00-20-2
April 12, 1981Houston Astros 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3L0-00-30-3
April 13, 1981Atlanta Braves 2 at Houston Astros 1L0-10-30-4
April 14, 1981Atlanta Braves 2 at Houston Astros 8W1-10-31-4
April 15, 1981Atlanta Braves 0 at Houston Astros 2W2-10-32-4
April 17, 1981Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Houston Astros 3L2-20-32-5
April 18, 1981Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Houston Astros 3L2-30-32-6
April 19, 1981Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Houston Astros 0L2-40-32-7
April 20, 1981Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Houston Astros 2L2-50-32-8
April 21, 1981Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Houston Astros 1W3-50-33-8
April 22, 1981Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Houston Astros 0L3-60-33-9
April 23, 1981Cincinnati Reds 5 at Houston Astros 4L3-70-33-10
April 24, 1981Cincinnati Reds 3 at Houston Astros 0L3-80-33-11
April 25, 1981Cincinnati Reds 2 at Houston Astros 1L3-90-33-12
April 26, 1981Cincinnati Reds 0 at Houston Astros 1W4-90-34-12
April 28, 1981Houston Astros 2 at Atlanta Braves 1W4-91-35-12
April 29, 1981Houston Astros 5 at Atlanta Braves 4W4-92-36-12
April 30, 1981Houston Astros 5 at Atlanta Braves 1W4-93-37-12
May 1, 1981Houston Astros 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3W4-94-38-12
May 2, 1981Houston Astros 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5L4-94-48-13
May 3, 1981Houston Astros 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1W4-95-49-13
May 4, 1981Houston Astros 5 at Chicago Cubs 4W4-96-410-13
May 5, 1981Houston Astros 4 at Chicago Cubs 3W4-97-411-13
May 6, 1981Houston Astros 1 at Chicago Cubs 2L4-97-511-14
May 7, 1981Houston Astros 6 at Chicago Cubs 0W4-98-512-14
May 8, 1981Houston Astros 0 at Cincinnati Reds 4L4-98-612-15
May 9, 1981Houston Astros 5 at Cincinnati Reds 9L4-98-712-16
May 10, 1981Houston Astros 7 at Cincinnati Reds 5W4-99-713-16
May 11, 1981Houston Astros 5 at Cincinnati Reds 0W4-910-714-16
May 12, 1981St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Houston Astros 2L4-1010-714-17
May 13, 1981St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Houston Astros 3W5-1010-715-17
May 14, 1981St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Houston Astros 6L5-1110-715-18
May 15, 1981Chicago Cubs 0 at Houston Astros 5W6-1110-716-18
May 16, 1981Chicago Cubs 1 at Houston Astros 6W7-1110-717-18
May 17, 1981Chicago Cubs 1 at Houston Astros 6W8-1110-718-18
May 19, 1981Houston Astros 12 at St. Louis Cardinals 15L8-1110-818-19
May 20, 1981Houston Astros 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3W8-1111-819-19
May 21, 1981Houston Astros 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 3L8-1111-919-20
May 22, 1981San Francisco Giants 6 at Houston Astros 3L8-1211-919-21
May 23, 1981San Francisco Giants 3 at Houston Astros 5W9-1211-920-21
May 24, 1981San Francisco Giants 2 at Houston Astros 1L9-1311-920-22
May 25, 1981San Diego Padres 3 at Houston Astros 6W10-1311-921-22
May 26, 1981San Diego Padres 0 at Houston Astros 1W11-1311-922-22
May 27, 1981San Diego Padres 0 at Houston Astros 1W12-1311-923-22
May 29, 1981Houston Astros 1 at San Francisco Giants 3L12-1311-1023-23
May 30, 1981Houston Astros 9 at San Francisco Giants 8W12-1312-1024-23
May 31, 1981Houston Astros 1 at San Francisco Giants 6L12-1312-1124-24
June 2, 1981Houston Astros 2 at San Diego Padres 1W12-1313-1125-24
June 3, 1981Houston Astros 6 at San Diego Padres 1W12-1314-1126-24
June 4, 1981Houston Astros 5 at San Diego Padres 7L12-1314-1226-25
June 5, 1981New York Mets 0 at Houston Astros 3W13-1314-1227-25
June 6, 1981New York Mets 2 at Houston Astros 6W14-1314-1228-25
June 7, 1981New York Mets 3 at Houston Astros 1L14-1414-1228-26
June 8, 1981Houston Astros 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 4L14-1414-1328-27
June 9, 1981Houston Astros 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 10L14-1414-1428-28
June 10, 1981Houston Astros 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 5L14-1414-1528-29
August 10, 1981Houston Astros 6 at San Francisco Giants 5W14-1415-1529-29
August 11, 1981Houston Astros 2 at San Francisco Giants 3L14-1415-1629-30
August 12, 1981Houston Astros 5 at San Francisco Giants 4W14-1416-1630-30
August 13, 1981Houston Astros 1 at San Diego Padres 9L14-1416-1730-31
August 14, 1981Houston Astros 5 at San Diego Padres 1W14-1417-1731-31
August 15, 1981Houston Astros 5 at San Diego Padres 0W14-1418-1732-31
August 16, 1981Houston Astros 3 at San Diego Padres 0W14-1419-1733-31
August 17, 1981Montreal Expos 6 at Houston Astros 2L14-1519-1733-32
August 18, 1981Montreal Expos 2 at Houston Astros 4W15-1519-1734-32
August 19, 1981Montreal Expos 1 at Houston Astros 9W16-1519-1735-32
August 21, 1981Houston Astros 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 5L16-1519-1835-33
August 22, 1981Houston Astros 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 8L16-1519-1935-34
August 23, 1981Houston Astros 0 at Philadelphia Phillies 6L16-1519-2035-35
August 25, 1981Houston Astros 1 at New York Mets 2L16-1519-2135-36
August 26, 1981Houston Astros 9 at New York Mets 3W16-1520-2136-36
August 27, 1981Houston Astros 2 at New York Mets 3L16-1520-2236-37
August 28, 1981Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Houston Astros 3W17-1520-2237-37
August 29, 1981Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Houston Astros 6W18-1520-2238-37
August 29, 1981Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Houston Astros 2W19-1520-2239-37
August 30, 1981Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Houston Astros 5W20-1520-2240-37
August 31, 1981New York Mets 1 at Houston Astros 6W21-1520-2241-37
September 1, 1981New York Mets 2 at Houston Astros 3W22-1520-2242-37
September 2, 1981New York Mets 0 at Houston Astros 8W23-1520-2243-37
September 3, 1981Houston Astros 2 at Montreal Expos 1W23-1521-2244-37
September 4, 1981Houston Astros 5 at Montreal Expos 0W23-1522-2245-37
September 5, 1981Houston Astros 2 at Montreal Expos 5L23-1522-2345-38
September 6, 1981Houston Astros 4 at Montreal Expos 3W23-1523-2346-38
September 7, 1981Houston Astros 3 at Atlanta Braves 2W23-1524-2347-38
September 8, 1981Houston Astros 2 at Atlanta Braves 3L23-1524-2447-39
September 9, 1981Houston Astros 0 at Atlanta Braves 9L23-1524-2547-40
September 11, 1981San Francisco Giants 0 at Houston Astros 6W24-1524-2548-40
September 12, 1981San Francisco Giants 2 at Houston Astros 5W25-1524-2549-40
September 13, 1981San Francisco Giants 0 at Houston Astros 3W26-1524-2550-40
September 14, 1981Cincinnati Reds 4 at Houston Astros 2L26-1624-2550-41
September 15, 1981Cincinnati Reds 4 at Houston Astros 0L26-1724-2550-42
September 16, 1981Houston Astros 5 at San Diego Padres 2W26-1725-2551-42
September 17, 1981Houston Astros 9 at San Diego Padres 0W26-1726-2552-42
September 18, 1981Houston Astros 2 at San Francisco Giants 5L26-1726-2652-43
September 19, 1981Houston Astros 8 at San Francisco Giants 1W26-1727-2653-43
September 20, 1981Houston Astros 7 at San Francisco Giants 3W26-1728-2654-43
September 22, 1981Atlanta Braves 0 at Houston Astros 3W27-1728-2655-43
September 23, 1981Atlanta Braves 3 at Houston Astros 1L27-1828-2655-44
September 24, 1981Atlanta Braves 3 at Houston Astros 5W28-1828-2656-44
September 25, 1981Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Houston Astros 0L28-1928-2656-45
September 26, 1981Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Houston Astros 5W29-1928-2657-45
September 27, 1981Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Houston Astros 4W30-1928-2658-45
September 28, 1981San Diego Padres 1 at Houston Astros 2W31-1928-2659-45
September 29, 1981San Diego Padres 2 at Houston Astros 1L31-2028-2659-46
September 30, 1981Houston Astros 2 at Cincinnati Reds 5L31-2028-2759-47
October 1, 1981Houston Astros 8 at Cincinnati Reds 1W31-2029-2760-47
October 2, 1981Houston Astros 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 6L31-2029-2860-48
October 3, 1981Houston Astros 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7L31-2029-2960-49
October 4, 1981Houston Astros 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3W31-2030-2961-49
October 6, 1981Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Houston Astros 3W1-00-01-0Division Series
October 7, 1981Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Houston Astros 1W2-00-02-0Division Series
October 9, 1981Houston Astros 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 6L2-00-12-1Division Series
October 10, 1981Houston Astros 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2L2-00-22-2Division Series
October 11, 1981Houston Astros 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4L2-00-32-3Division Series