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                        ***** Houston Astros *****
 
  Team Founded: 1962
  Team History:
                1962-64      - Houston Colts 45s (NL)
                1965-2012    - Houston Astros(NL)
                2013-present - Houston Astros (AL)
 
  Team Address: Minute Maid Park
                501 Crawford
                Suite 400
                Houston, TX 77002
 
  Opened: March 30, 2000
  First Official Game: April 7, 2000 vs. Philadelphia Phillies
  Stadium Capacity: 42,000
  Surface: Grass
 
 
  Majority Owner: Jim Crane
  President: Tal Smith
  General Manager: Ed Wade
  Manager: A.J. Hinch
 
  Managerial History:
 
  Term                Coach                Reg.Season      Playoffs
  1962-64             Harry Craft           191-280
                      (Replaced after 149 games of 1964 Season)
                      Luman Harris            5-  8
  1965                Luman Harris           65- 97
  1966-68             Grady Hatton          164-221
                      (Replaced after 61 games of 1968 Season)
                      Harry Walker           49- 52
  1969-72             Harry Walker          306-301
                      (Replaced after 121 games of 1972 Season)
                      Leo Durocher           16- 15
                      (Interim manager for 31 games of 1972 Season)
                      Salty Parker            0-  1
                      (Interim manager for 1 game of 1972 Season)
  1973                Leo Durocher           82- 80
  1974-75             Preston Gomez         128-161
                      (Replaced after 127 games of 1975 Season)
                      Bill Virdon            17- 17
  1976-82             Bill Virdon           527-505         4- 6
                      (Replaced after 111 games of 1982 Season)
                      Bob Lillis             28- 23
  1983-85             Bob Lillis            248-238
  1986-88             Hal Lanier            254-232         2- 4
  1989-93             Art Howe              392-418
  1994-96             Terry Collins         225-197
  1997-2001           Larry Dierker         448-362         2-12
  2002-2004           Jimy Williams         215-197
                      (Replaced after 88 games of 2004 Season)
  2004-2007           Phil Garner           277-252        13-13
                      (Replaced after 131 games of 2007 Season)
  2007-2009           Cecil Cooper          171-170
                      Replaced after 149 games of 2009 Season)
                      Dave Clark              4-  9
                      (Interim manager for 13 games of 2009 Season)
  2009-2012           Brad Mills            171-274
                      (Replaced after 121 games of 2012 Season)
                      Tony DeFrancesco       16- 25
                      (Interim manager for 41 games of 2012 Season)
  2013-2014           Bo Porter              110-190
                      (Replaced after 138 games in 2014 season)
                      Tom Lawless             11- 13
                      (Interim manager for 24 games of 2014 Season)
  2014-present        A.J. Hinch
 
  Retired Numbers: (9)
 
   5 - Jeff Bagwell
  24 - Jimmy Wynn
  25 - Jose Cruz
  32 - Jim Umbricht
  33 - Mike Scott
  34 - Nolan Ryan
  40 - Don Wilson
  42 - Jackie Robinson
  49 - Larry Dierker
 
  Astros in the Hall of Fame: (6)
 
  1976 - Robin Roberts
  1978 - Eddie Matthews
  1990 - Joe Morgan
  1997 - Nellie Fox
  1998 - Don Sutton
  1999 - Nolan Ryan
 
  World Series Titles:  None
  National League Pennants:  (1) 2005,
  Division Titles: (6) 1980, '86, '97, '98, '99, '2001
  Wild Card: (2) 2004, '05
 
  NL Most Valuable Player                NL Cy Young Award
  -----------------------                -----------------
  1994 - Jeff Bagwell                    1986 - Mike Scott
                                         2004 - Roger Clemens
 
  Rookie of the Year (BBWA)              Manager of the Year
  -------------------------              -------------------
  1991 - Jeff Bagwell                    1986 - Hal Lanier
                                         1998 - Larry Dierker
 
  Yearly Record:
 
                        Reg. Season                      Playoffs
  Year Location      W     L   Pct.  GB    Pos.   Div.   W   L  Pct.
  ------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1962 Houston      64    96   .400  36    (8)
  1963 Houston      66    96   .407  33    (9)
  1964 Houston      66    96   .407  27    (9)
  1965 Houston      65    97   .401  32    (9)
  1966 Houston      72    90   .444  23    (8)
  1967 Houston      69    93   .426  32    (9)
  1968 Houston      72    90   .444  25    (10)
  1969 Houston      81    81   .500  12    (5)    West
  1970 Houston      79    83   .488  23    (4t)   West
  1971 Houston      79    83   .488  11    (4t)   West
  1972 Houston      84    69   .549  10    (2)    West
  1973 Houston      82    80   .506  17    (4)    West
  1974 Houston      81    81   .500  21    (4)    West
  1975 Houston      64    97   .398  43    (6)    West
  1976 Houston      80    82   .494  22    (3)    West
  1977 Houston      81    81   .500  17    (3)    West
  1978 Houston      74    88   .457  21    (5)    West
  1979 Houston      89    73   .549   1    (2)    West
  1980 Houston      93    70   .571  --    (1)    West   2   3  .400 West Ch.
  1981 Houston *    28    29   .491   8    (3)    West
                    33    20   .623  --    (1)    West   2   3  .400
  1982 Houston      77    85   .475  12    (5)    West
  1983 Houston      85    77   .525   6    (3)    West
  1984 Houston      80    82   .494  12    (2t)   West
  1985 Houston      83    79   .512  12    (3t)   West
  1986 Houston      96    66   .593  --    (1)    West   2   4  .333 West Ch.
  1987 Houston      76    86   .469  14    (3)    West
  1988 Houston      82    80   .513  12    (5)    West
  1989 Houston      86    76   .531   6    (3)    West
  1990 Houston      75    87   .463  16    (4t)   West
  1991 Houston      65    97   .401  29    (6)    West
  1992 Houston      81    81   .500  17    (4)    West
  1993 Houston      85    77   .525  19    (3)    West
  1994 Houston *    66    49   .574    .5  (2)    Cent
  1995 Houston *    76    68   .528   9    (2)    Cent
  1996 Houston      82    80   .506   6    (2)    Cent
  1997 Houston      84    78   .519  --    (1)    Cent   0   3  .000 Div Ch
  1998 Houston     102    60   .630  --    (1)    Cent   1   3  .250 Div Ch
  1999 Houston      97    65   .599  --    (1)    Cent   1   3  .250 NLDS
  2000 Houston      72    90   .444  23    (4)    Cent
  2001 Houston      93    69   .574  --    (1)    Cent   0   3  .000 NLDS
  2002 Houston      84    78   .519  13    (2)    Cent
  2003 Houston      87    75   .537   1    (2)    Cent
  2004 Houston      92    70   .568  13    (2)    Cent   6   6  .500 NLCS
  2005 Houston      89    73   .549  11    (2)    Cent   7   7  .500 NL Pennant
  2006 Houston      82    80   .506   1.5  (2)    Cent
  2007 Houston      73    89   .451  12    (4)    Cent
  2008 Houston      86    75   .534  11    (3)    Cent
  2009 Houston      74    88   .457  17    (5)    Cent
  2010 Houston      76    86   .469  15    (4)    Cent
  2011 Houston      56   106   .346  40    (6)    Cent
  2012 Houston      55   107   .340  42    (6)    Cent
  2013 Houston      51   111   .315  45    (5)    West
  2014 Houston      70    92   .432  28    (5)    West
 
  * Strike Shortened Season
 
  Overall Regular Season Record:  4120 - 4337  (.487)
  Overall Post Season Record:       21 -   35  (.375)
 
 
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