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1972 Houston Astros season

1972 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Houston, Texas (since 1962)
  • Results
    Record 84–69 (.549)
    Divisional place 2nd
    Other information
    Owner(s) Roy Hofheinz
    General manager(s) Spec Richardson
    Manager(s) Harry Walker, Salty Parker, Leo Durocher
    Local television KTRK-TV
    Local radio KPRC (AM)
    (Gene Elston, Loel Passe)
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    The 1972 Houston Astros season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the National League West with a record of 84-69, 10½ games behind the Cincinnati Reds and just a percentage point ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Cincinnati Reds 95 59 -- .617
    Houston Astros 84 69 10.5 .549
    Los Angeles Dodgers 85 70 10.5 .548
    Atlanta Braves 70 84 25 .455
    San Francisco Giants 69 86 26.5 .445
    San Diego Padres 58 95 36.5 .379

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1972 Houston Astros
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    1B May, LeeLee May 148 592 168 .284 29 98
    2B Helms, TommyTommy Helms 139 518 134 .259 5 60

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Stewart, JimmyJimmy Stewart 68 96 21 .219 0 9

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Blasingame, WadeWade Blasingame 10 0 0 0 8.64 9
    Cosgrove, MikeMike Cosgrove 7 0 1 1 4.61 7

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

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