1972 Houston Astros season

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1972 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

Roster[edit]

1972 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
1B May, LeeLee May 148 592 168 .284 29 98
2B Helms, TommyTommy Helms 139 518 134 .259 5 60

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
Stewart, JimmyJimmy Stewart 68 96 21 .219 0 9

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

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
Blasingame, WadeWade Blasingame 10 0 0 0 8.64 9
Cosgrove, MikeMike Cosgrove 7 0 1 1 4.61 7

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Tony Pacheco
AA Columbus Astros Southern League Jackie Brandt
A Cocoa Astros Florida State League Jimmy Williams
Rookie Covington Astros Appalachian League Billy Smith
Rookie FECL Astros Florida East Coast League Leo Posada

References[edit]

External links[edit]