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1977 Houston Astros season

1977 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Houston, Texas (since 1962)
  • Results
    Record 81–81 (.500)
    Divisional place 3rd
    Other information
    Owner(s) General Electric, Ford Motor Company
    General manager(s) Tal Smith
    Manager(s) Bill Virdon
    Local television KPRC-TV
    Local radio KPRC (AM)
    (Gene Elston, Dewayne Staats)
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    The 1977 Houston Astros season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the National League West with a record of 81-81, 17 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Los Angeles Dodgers 98 64 -- .605
    Cincinnati Reds 88 74 10 .543
    Houston Astros 81 81 17 .500
    San Francisco Giants 75 87 23 .463
    San Diego Padres 69 93 29 .426
    Atlanta Braves 61 101 37 .377

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1977 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
    C Ferguson, JoeJoe Ferguson 132 421 108 .257 16 61
    1B Watson, BobBob Watson 151 554 160 .289 22 110
    3B Cabell, EnosEnos Cabell 150 625 176 .282 16 68
    CF Cedeño, CésarCésar Cedeño 141 530 148 .279 14 71
    RF Cruz, JoséJosé Cruz 157 579 173 .299 17 87

    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
    González, JulioJulio González 110 383 94 .245 1 27
    Howard, WilburWilbur Howard 87 187 48 .257 2 13
    Johnson, CliffCliff Johnson 51 144 43 .299 10 23
    Sperring, RobRob Sperring 58 129 24 .186 1 9
    Crawford, WillieWillie Crawford 42 114 29 .254 2 18
    Fuller, JimJim Fuller 34 100 16 .160 2 9
    Walling, DennyDenny Walling 6 21 6 .286 0 6
    Cacek, CraigCraig Cacek 7 20 1 .050 0 1
    Cannon, JoeJoe Cannon 9 17 2 .118 0 1

    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
    Richard, J. R.J. R. Richard 36 267 18 12 2.97 214
    Lemongello, MarkMark Lemongello 34 214.2 9 14 3.48 83
    Andújar, JoaquínJoaquín Andújar 26 158.2 11 8 3.69 69
    Bannister, FloydFloyd Bannister 24 142.2 8 9 4.04 112
    Konieczny, DougDoug Konieczny 4 21 1 1 6.00 7

    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
    Niekro, JoeJoe Niekro 44 180.2 13 8 3.04 101
    Larson, DanDan Larson 32 97.2 1 7 5.81 44
    Dixon, TomTom Dixon 9 30.1 1 0 3.26 15

    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
    McLaughlin, BoBo McLaughlin 46 4 7 5 4.25 59
    Forsch, KenKen Forsch 42 5 8 8 2.72 45
    Pentz, GeneGene Pentz 41 5 2 2 3.83 51
    Thomas, RoyRoy Thomas 4 0 0 0 2.84 4

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Charleston

    References

    External links