1982 Houston Astros season

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1982 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 77–85 (.475)
Divisional place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) John McMullen
General manager(s) Al Rosen
Manager(s) Bill Virdon, Bob Lillis
Local television KRIV
Local radio KENR
(Gene Elston, Dewayne Staats, Larry Dierker)
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The Houston Astros' 1982 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 89 73 0.549 42–39 47–34
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 0.543 1 43–38 45–36
San Francisco Giants 87 75 0.537 2 45–36 42–39
San Diego Padres 81 81 0.500 8 43–38 38–43
Houston Astros 77 85 0.475 12 43–38 34–47
Cincinnati Reds 61 101 0.377 28 33–48 28–53


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1982 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 8–4 14–4 10–8 7–11 5–7 9–3 6–6 4–8 11–7 8–10 7–5
Chicago 4–8 6–6 9–3 5–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 9–9 4–8 6–6 6–12
Cincinnati 4–14 6–6 7–11 7–11 4–8 7–5 5–7 4–8 6–12 6–12 5–7
Houston 8–10 3–9 11–7 7–11 4–8 8–4 7–5 9–3 9–9 5–13 6–6
Los Angeles 11–7 7–5 11–7 11–7 8–4 6–6 4–8 5–7 9–9 9–9 7–5
Montreal 7–5 12–6 8–4 8–4 4–8 11–7 8–10 7–11 7–5 4–8 10–8
New York 3–9 9–9 5–7 4–8 6–6 7–11 7–11 8–10 6–6 4–8 6–12
Philadelphia 6-6 9–9 7–5 5–7 8–4 10–8 11–7 9–9 7–5 10–2 7–11
Pittsburgh 8–4 9–9 8–4 3–9 7–5 11–7 10–8 9–9 6–6 6–6 7–11
San Diego 7–11 8–4 12–6 9–9 9–9 5–7 6–6 5–7 6–6 10–8 4–8
San Francisco 10–8 6–6 12–6 13–5 9–9 8–4 8–4 2–10 6–6 8–10 5–7
St. Louis 5–7 12–6 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–10 12–6 11–7 11–7 8–4 7–5


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1982 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
1B Ray Knight 158 609 161 .274 6 70

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Denny Walling 85 146 30 .205 1 14
Alan Knicely 59 133 25 .188 2 12
Scott Loucks 44 49 11 .224 0 3
Kevin Bass 12 24 1 .042 0 1
Joe Pittman 15 10 2 .200 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Don Sutton 27 195 13 8 3.00 139
Frank DiPino 6 28.1 2 2 6.04 25

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mike LaCoss 41 115 6 6 2.90 51

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bert Roberge 22 1 2 3 4.21 18
Danny Boone 10 0 1 1 3.55 4
Mark Ross 4 0 0 0 1.50 4

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Jimmy Johnson
AA Columbus Astros Southern League Matt Galante
A Daytona Beach Astros Florida State League Eric Swanson
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Dave Cripe
A-Short Season Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Bob Hartsfield
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League José Tartabull

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pete Ladd at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ray Knight at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Danny Boone at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Don Sutton at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Kevin Bass at Baseball Reference

External links[edit]