1991 Houston Astros season

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1991 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 65–97 (.401)
Divisional place 6th
Other information
Owner(s) John McMullen
General manager(s) Bill Wood
Manager(s) Art Howe
Local television KTXH
HSE
Local radio KPRC (AM)
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Vince Controneo, Bill Worrell, Enos Cabell)
KXYZ
(Orlando Sánchez-Diago, Rolando Becerra)
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The Houston Astros' 1991 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

The Astros finished 65-97, which tied the 1965 and 1975 clubs for the most losses in franchise history at the time.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 94 68 0.580 48–33 46–35
Los Angeles Dodgers 93 69 0.574 1 54–27 39–42
San Diego Padres 84 78 0.519 10 42–39 42–39
San Francisco Giants 75 87 0.463 19 43–38 32–49
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 0.457 20 39–42 35–46
Houston Astros 65 97 0.401 29 37–44 28–53


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1991 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 6–6 11–7 13–5 7–11 5–7 9–3 5–7 9–3 11–7 9–9 9–3
Chicago 6–6 4–8 9–3 2–10 10–7 11–6 8–10 7–11 4–8 6–6 10–8
Cincinnati 7–11 8–4 9–9 6–12 6–6 5–7 9–3 2–10 8–10 10–8 4–8
Houston 5–13 3–9 9–9 8–10 2–10 7–5 7–5 4–8 6–12 9–9 5–7
Los Angeles 11–7 10–2 12–6 10–8 5–7 7–5 7–5 7–5 10–8 8–10 6–6
Montreal 7–5 7–10 6–6 10–2 7–5 4–14 4–14 6–12 6–6 7–5 7–11
New York 3–9 6–11 7–5 5–7 5–7 14–4 11–7 6–12 7–5 6–6 7–11
Philadelphia 7-5 10–8 3–9 5–7 5–7 14–4 7–11 6–12 9–3 6–6 6–12
Pittsburgh 3–9 11–7 10–2 8–4 5–7 12–6 12–6 12–6 7–5 7–5 11–7
San Diego 7–11 8–4 10–8 12–6 8–10 6–6 5–7 3–9 5–7 11–7 9–3
San Francisco 9–9 6–6 8–10 9–9 10–8 5–7 6–6 6–6 5–7 7–11 4–8
St. Louis 3–9 8–10 8–4 7–5 6–6 11–7 11–7 12–6 7–11 3–9 8–4


Roster[edit]

1991 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 Biggio, CraigCraig Biggio 149 546 161 .295 4 46
1B Bagwell, JeffJeff Bagwell 156 554 163 .294 15 82
2B Candaele, CaseyCasey Candaele 151 461 121 .262 4 50
3B Caminiti, KenKen Caminiti 152 574 145 .253 13 80
SS Yelding, EricEric Yelding 78 276 67 .243 1 20
LF Gonzalez, LuisLuis Gonzalez 137 473 120 .254 13 69
CF Finley, SteveSteve Finley 159 596 170 .285 8 54
RF Rhodes, TuffyTuffy Rhodes 44 136 29 .213 1 12

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
Simms, MikeMike Simms 49 123 25 .203 3 16
Nichols, CarlCarl Nichols 20 51 10 .196 0 1
Cooper, GaryGary Cooper 9 16 4 .250 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
Bowen, RyanRyan Bowen 14 72 6 4 5.15 49
Deshaies, JimJim Deshaies 28 161.0 5 12 4.98 98
Harnisch, PetePete Harnisch 33 216.2 12 9 2.70 172
Kile, DarrylDarryl Kile 37 153.2 7 11 3.69 100
Portugal, MarkMark Portugal 32 168.1 10 12 4.49 120

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
Hernandez, XavierXavier Hernandez 32 63 2 7 4.71 55

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
Schilling, CurtCurt Schilling 56 3 5 8 3.81 71
Clancy, JimJim Clancy 30 0 3 5 2.78 33
Capel, MikeMike Capel 25 1 3 3 3.03 23
Wilkins, DeanDean Wilkins 7 2 1 1 11.25 4

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Jeff Bagwell, First Base, National League Rookie of the Year

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Bob Skinner
AA Jackson Generals Texas League Rick Sweet
A Osceola Astros Florida State League Sal Butera
A Burlington Astros Midwest League Tim Tolman
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Frank Cacciatore
A-Short Season Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Steve Dillard
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tucson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Gullickson at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Curt Schilling at Baseball Reference

External links[edit]