1970 Houston Astros season

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1970 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 79–83 (.488)
Divisional place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) Roy Hofheinz
General manager(s) Spec Richardson
Manager(s) Harry Walker
Local television KTRK-TV
Local radio KPRC (AM)
(Gene Elston, Loel Passe, Harry Kalas)
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The 1970 Houston Astros season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the National League West with a record of 79-83, 23 games behind the Cincinnati Reds.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 102 60 -- .630
Los Angeles Dodgers 87 73 14.5 .540
San Francisco Giants 86 76 16 .531
Houston Astros 79 83 23 .488
Atlanta Braves 76 86 26 .469
San Diego Padres 63 99 39 .389

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1970 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Other batters[edit]

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
Gerónimo, CésarCésar Gerónimo 47 37 9 .243 0 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Billingham, JackJack Billingham 46 187.2 13 9 3.98 134

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Marshall, MikeMike Marshall 4 0 1 0 8.44 5

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Hub Kittle
AA Columbus Astros Southern League Jimmy Williams
A Cocoa Astros Florida State League Tony Pacheco
Short-Season A Williamsport Astros New York-Penn League Dick Bogard
Rookie Covington Astros Appalachian League Dick Smith

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Columbus

References[edit]

External links[edit]