2001 Houston Astros season
|2001 Houston Astros|
|2001 NL Central Champions|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Drayton McLane, Jr.|
|General manager(s)||Gerry Hunsicker|
(Bill Brown, Jim Deshaies, Bill Worrell)
(Milo Hamilton, Alan Ashby)
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Alex Trevino)
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- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 National League Divisional Playoffs
- 5 Farm system
- 6 References
- 7 External links
- January 2, 2001: Charlie Hayes was signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Astros.
- January 3, 2001: Kent Bottenfield was signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Astros.
- June 8, 2001 - The first interleague game between the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers took place at The Ballpark at Arlington. The rivalry would be known as the Lone Star Series. The Astros won the game by a score of 5-4. The team that would win the most games between the two in a season would be awarded the Silver Boot.
- October 4, 2001: Barry Bonds hits his 70th Home Run of the season off Houston pitcher Wilfredo Rodriguez, to tie Mark McGwire's single season home run record.
- June 5, 2001: Kirk Saarloos was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 3rd round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 24, 2001.
- July 9, 2001: Charlie Hayes was released by the Houston Astros.
|2001 Houston Astros|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
National League Divisional Playoffs
Houston Astros vs. Atlanta Braves
Atlanta wins the series, 3-0
|1||Houston||4||Atlanta||7||October 9||1-0 (ATL)|
|2||Houston||0||Atlanta||1||October 10||2-0 (ATL)|
|3||Atlanta||6||Houston||2||October 12||3-0 (ATL)|
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lexington; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: New Orleans
- Charlie Hayes Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.10, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7