1977 Houston Astros season

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1977 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

Roster[edit]

1977 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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[edit]

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[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Charleston Charlies International League Jim Beauchamp
AA Columbus Astros Southern League Leo Posada
A Cocoa Astros Florida State League Jimmy Johnson
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Charleston

References[edit]

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