1967 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record69–93 (.426)
League place9th
Other information
Owner(s)Roy Hofheinz
General manager(s)Tal Smith, Spec Richardson
Manager(s)Grady Hatton
Local televisionKTRK-TV
Local radioKPRC (AM)
(Gene Elston, Loel Passe, Harry Kalas)
< Previous season     Next season >

The 1967 Houston Astros season was a season in American baseball. It involved the 69–93 Astros ninth-place finish in the National League, 32½ games behind the NL and World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 101 60 0.627 49–32 52–28
San Francisco Giants 91 71 0.562 10½ 51–31 40–40
Chicago Cubs 87 74 0.540 14 49–34 38–40
Cincinnati Reds 87 75 0.537 14½ 49–32 38–43
Philadelphia Phillies 82 80 0.506 19½ 45–35 37–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 81 0.500 20½ 49–32 32–49
Atlanta Braves 77 85 0.475 24½ 48–33 29–52
Los Angeles Dodgers 73 89 0.451 28½ 42–39 31–50
Houston Astros 69 93 0.426 32½ 46–35 23–58
New York Mets 61 101 0.377 40½ 36–42 25–59

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Atlanta 11–7 5–13 11–7 8–10 8–10 10–8 8–10 10–8 6–12
Chicago 7–11 12–6 8–10 9–9 13–5 11–7 11–7–1 10–8 6–11
Cincinnati 13–5 6–12 15–3 8–10 12–6 10–8 10–8 8–10 5–13
Houston 7–11 10–8 3–15 10–8 11–7 7–11 9–9 6–12 6–12
Los Angeles 10–8 9–9 10–8 8–10 12–6 6–12 7–11 5–13 6–12
New York 10–8 5–13 6–12 7–11 6–12 4–14 11–7 5–13 7–11
Philadelphia 8-10 7–11 8–10 11–7 12–6 14–4 8–10 8–10 6–12
Pittsburgh 10–8 7–11–1 8–10 9–9 11–7 7–11 10–8 8–10 11–7
San Francisco 8–10 8–10 10–8 12–6 13–5 13–5 10–8 10–8 7–11
St. Louis 12–6 11–6 13–5 12–6 12–6 11–7 12–6 7–11 11–7


Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1967 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 John Bateman 76 252 48 .190 2 17
1B Eddie Mathews 101 328 78 .238 10 38
2B Joe Morgan 133 494 136 .275 6 42
SS Sonny Jackson 129 520 123 .237 0 25
3B Bob Aspromonte 137 486 143 .294 6 58
LF Ron Davis 94 285 73 .256 7 38
CF Jim Wynn 158 594 148 .249 37 107
RF Rusty Staub 149 546 182 .333 10 74

Other batters

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
Julio Gotay 77 234 66 .282 2 15
Ron Brand 84 215 52 .242 0 18
Norm Miller 64 190 39 .205 1 14
Chuck Harrison 70 177 43 .243 2 26
Doug Rader 47 162 54 .333 2 26
Jim Landis 50 143 36 .252 1 14
Dave Adlesh 39 94 17 .181 1 4
Jackie Brandt 41 89 21 .236 1 15
Bob Lillis 37 82 20 .244 0 5
Aaron Pointer 27 70 11 .157 1 10
Hal King 15 44 11 .250 0 6
Ivan Murrell 10 29 9 .310 0 1
Lee Bales 19 27 3 .111 0 2
Bob Watson 6 14 3 .214 1 2
Bill Heath 9 11 1 .091 0 0
José Herrera 5 4 1 .250 0 1
Candy Harris 6 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mike Cuellar 36 246.1 16 11 3.03 203
Dave Giusti 37 221.2 11 15 4.18 157
Don Wilson 31 184.0 10 9 2.79 159
Bo Belinsky 27 115.1 3 9 4.68 80
Larry Dierker 15 99.0 6 5 3.36 68
Wade Blasingame 15 77.0 4 7 5.96 46
Bruce Von Hoff 10 50.1 0 3 4.83 22
Chris Zachary 9 36.1 1 6 5.70 18

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Danny Coombs 6 24.1 3 0 3.33 23
Howie Reed 4 18.1 1 1 3.44 9

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dan Schneider 54 0 2 2 4.96 39
Carroll Sembera 45 2 6 3 4.83 48
Barry Latman 39 3 6 0 4.52 70
Dave Eilers 35 6 4 1 3.94 27
Larry Sherry 29 1 2 6 4.87 32
Claude Raymond 21 0 4 5 3.19 17
Tom Dukes 17 0 2 2 5.32 23
Jim Owens 10 0 1 0 4.22 6
Turk Farrell 7 1 0 0 4.63 10
Pat House 6 1 0 1 4.50 2
Arnold Earley 2 0 0 0 27.00 1
John Buzhardt 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers Pacific Coast League Mel McGaha
AA Amarillo Sonics Texas League Buddy Hancken
A Asheville Tourists Carolina League Chuck Churn
A Cocoa Astros Florida State League Walt Matthews
Rookie Covington Astros Appalachian League Tony Pacheco

References

  1. ^ a b Bob Lillis at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Bo Belinsky at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ a b Sandy Alomar at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Lee Maye at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ "1967 Houston Astros Roster by Baseball Almanac".
  6. ^ John Mayberry at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Braves send Blasingame to Houston; few other trades
  8. ^ Gary Kroll at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Jim Weaver at Baseball Reference