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 Sanchez-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, tying the 1965 and 1975 clubs for the most losses in franchise history. The 1975 team won one fewer game due to a tie.

Offseason

Regular season

Standings

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

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

1991 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 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

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

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
Harnisch, PetePete Harnisch 33 216.2 12 9 2.70 172
Bowen, RyanRyan Bowen 14 72 6 4 5.15 49

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
Hernandez, XavierXavier Hernandez 32 63 2 7 4.71 55

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
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

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

Farm system

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
Short-Season A Auburn Astros New York-Penn League Steve Dillard
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tucson

References

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