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Houston Astros

1979 Houston Astros Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 89-73
Finished 2nd in the NL's West Division

Manager: Bill Virdon (89-73)

1979 Houston Astros Roster
1979 Houston Astros Game-by-Game Results

The Houston Astros of the National League ended the season with a record of 89 wins and 73 losses, finishing second in the NL's West Division. Bill Virdon served as manager.


Pitching:

PlayerWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
Joe Niekro2111.6563.00383801150263.22211028817107111970191095
J. R. Richard1813.5812.71383801940292.122098881398531331191175
Joaquin Andujar1212.5003.4346239804194.01688674788677205825
Ken Forsch116.6473.04262411020177.215567601435258010700
Joe Sambito87.5331.7763051002291.1802018823483400375
Rick Williams47.3643.2631163220121.11224544630137210508
Bert Roberge301.0001.692601200432.02066017013002120
Randy Niemann32.6003.76267432167.0683228122324120287
Vern Ruhle26.2504.071310022066.164333098033202269
Frank Riccelli22.5004.09112300022.0221110018020002103
Pete Ladd11.5002.92100400012.1854180620256
Bo McLaughlin12.3335.51120300016.12215102401200176
Tom Dixon12.3336.66191600025.239231921519000130
George Throop101.0003.22140200022.123108411015101100
Frank LaCorte12.3335.00123300027.0211615310124001114
Gary Wilson00.00012.276030007.1151110260600142
Gordie Pladson00.0004.504020004.0922120200022
Mike Mendoza00.000.001010001.000000000003
Bobby Sprowl00.000.003000004.0100020300014
Totals8973.5493.203991621075517311447.212785825149050424854245556014

Batting:

PlayerGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
Terry Puhl1576726008717222484930225846.287.352.377.72922674828
Enos Cabell1556306036016430566737182168.272.299.368.668222183217
Jose Cruz1576365587316133797236147266.289.367.421.788235501516
Craig Reynolds146616555631472090391262149.265.292.333.625185223440
Cesar Cedeno1325494705712327465430136452.262.348.375.723176153398
Jeffrey Leonard1344674114711915504723104668.290.360.350.710144112357
Art Howe1183983553288152633313637.248.316.352.66812571245
Rafael Landestoy1293192823376960301342924.270.338.344.6829711525
Alan Ashby1083703362568152235002670.202.262.277.53893823310
Denny Walling82165147214884331321721.327.394.497.8917320012
Julio Gonzalez6819518116455201021514.249.280.298.5795443600
Bob Watson49182163153940318001623.239.304.319.6235230121
Bruce Bochy5614312911284016001325.217.294.271.5653551004
Luis Pujols267875717210800214.227.247.280.5272130100
J. R. Richard3810895612112601124.126.134.221.35521401110
Jesus Alou424943311400100067.256.347.349.6961540001
Joe Niekro389983110200400221.121.140.145.28412001310
Jimmy Sexton5250438900011377.209.320.209.529900000
Rick Williams31363128100000318.258.324.290.614900200
Ken Forsch26685848100300422.138.194.155.349910600
Dave Bergman1315154600120003.400.400.6001.000900000
Joaquin Andujar46655735102700232.088.117.211.3271200510
Tom Wiedenbauer4660410020002.667.667.8331.500500000
Reggie Baldwin1420200410010001.200.200.250.450520000
Joe Sambito631271210020050.286.583.4291.012300000
Randy Niemann2617150200000016.133.188.133.321210100
Frank Riccelli11661210030001.333.333.500.833300000
Danny Heep1417140200020014.143.177.143.319200021
Vern Ruhle13221931100000111.053.100.105.205200200
Tom Dixon191101000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Alan Knicely7860000000023.000.250.000.250020000
Frank LaCorte12330000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Pete Ladd10110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Bert Roberge26220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Bo McLaughlin12110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
George Throop14330000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Totals2048602953945831382224524954219095461745.256.315.344.6591857105221094375

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
PlayerPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
Jose CruzOF1561561356.23207140.9592.172.10
Terry PuhlOF1521491334.23527031.0002.422.36
Craig ReynoldsSS1431401235.12084282388.9654.634.45
Enos Cabell3B1321301084.01091781311.9572.382.17
Jeffrey LeonardOF123107989.02276101.9592.121.89
Alan AshbyC105104891.25485785.9876.115.76907131.304
Cesar Cedeno1B9190789.2832331779.9819.869.51
Rafael Landestoy2B11468698.21662341253.9715.153.51
Art Howe2B6867504.1126188333.9915.604.62
Bob Watson1B4444357.137133323.9931.189.18
Bruce BochyC5536354.01982974.9705.774.13403618.333
Cesar CedenoOF4039336.01162001.0003.162.95
Art Howe3B5930325.2477046.9673.231.98
J. R. RichardP3838292.1143250.9021.421.21
Denny WallingOF4232283.265210.9852.131.60
Joe NiekroP3838263.21439041.0001.811.39
Enos Cabell1B5124259.228721120.9971.686.04
Julio Gonzalez2B3227243.05989216.9875.484.63
Joaquin AndujarP4623194.0165052.9303.061.43
Luis PujolsC2622189.0136610.9936.765.4650201.048
Ken ForschP2624177.2103715.9792.381.81
Julio GonzalezSS2115138.13154311.9665.534.05
Rick WilliamsP3116121.132312.9631.93.84
Joe SambitoP63091.151422.9051.87.30
Randy NiemannP26767.017001.0001.07.31
Vern RuhleP131066.135001.0001.09.62
Jimmy SextonSS11661.0102326.9434.873.00
Bert RobergeP26032.033001.0001.69.23
Julio Gonzalez3B9228.023001.0001.61.56
Frank LaCorteP12327.001001.000.33.08
Tom DixonP19125.236011.0003.16.47
George ThroopP14022.112001.0001.21.21
Frank RiccelliP11222.006001.0002.45.55
Art Howe1B3218.0153031.0009.006.00
Jesus AlouOF6118.060001.0003.001.00
Bo McLaughlinP12016.112001.0001.65.25
Dave Bergman1B4113.080011.0005.542.00
Tom WiedenbauerOF3113.030001.0002.081.00
Rafael LandestoySS3113.023011.0003.461.67
Pete LaddP10012.132001.0003.65.50
Danny HeepOF2112.070001.0005.253.50
Reggie Baldwin1B118.071001.0009.008.00
Reggie BaldwinC308.030001.0003.381.000000.000
Gary WilsonP607.10000.000.00.00
Jimmy Sexton3B407.010001.0001.29.25
Alan KnicelyC305.020001.0003.60.670000.000
Gordie PladsonP404.00000.000.00.00
Bobby SprowlP304.00000.000.00.00
Alan Knicely3B103.00000.000.00.00
Jesus Alou1B102.020011.0009.002.00
Jimmy Sexton2B201.201001.0005.40.50
Mike MendozaP101.00000.000.00.00
1909145813029.043431707138381.9784.183.1718012750.282