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1974 Houston Astros season

1974 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Houston, Texas (since 1962)
  • Results
    Record 81–81 (.500)
    Divisional place 4th
    Other information
    Owner(s) Roy Hofheinz
    General manager(s) Spec Richardson
    Manager(s) Preston Gómez
    Local television KPRC-TV
    Local radio KPRC (AM)
    (Gene Elston, Loel Passe)
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    The 1974 Houston Astros season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the National League West with a record of 81-81, 21 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Los Angeles Dodgers 102 60 -- .630
    Cincinnati Reds 98 64 4 .605
    Atlanta Braves 88 74 14 .543
    Houston Astros 81 81 21 .500
    San Francisco Giants 72 90 30 .444
    San Diego Padres 60 102 42 .370

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1974 Houston Astros
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    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
    C May, MiltMilt May 127 405 117 .289 7 54
    1B May, LeeLee May 152 556 149 .268 24 85
    CF Cedeño, CésarCésar Cedeño 160 610 164 .269 26 102

    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
    Johnson, CliffCliff Johnson 83 171 39 .228 10 29
    Edwards, JohnnyJohnny Edwards 50 117 26 .222 1 10
    Howard, WilburWilbur Howard 64 111 24 .216 2 5
    Brown, OllieOllie Brown 27 69 15 .217 3 6
    Menke, DenisDenis Menke 30 29 3 .103 0 1
    Campbell, DaveDave Campbell 35 23 2 .087 0 2

    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
    Dierker, LarryLarry Dierker 33 223.2 11 10 2.90 150
    Griffin, TomTom Griffin 34 211 14 10 3.54 110
    Wilson, DonDon Wilson 33 204.2 11 13 3.08 112
    Roberts, DaveDave Roberts 34 204 10 12 3.40 72
    Osteen, ClaudeClaude Osteen 23 138.1 9 9 3.71 45
    Siebert, PaulPaul Siebert 5 25.1 1 1 3.55 10

    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
    Konieczny, DougDoug Konieczny 6 16 0 3 7.88 8

    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
    Forsch, KenKen Forsch 70 8 7 10 2.79 48
    Cosgrove, MikeMike Cosgrove 45 7 3 2 3.50 47
    Johnson, JerryJerry Johnson 34 2 1 0 4.80 32
    de los Santos, RamónRamón de los Santos 12 1 1 0 2.19 7

    Farm system

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    References

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