1968 Houston Astros

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Season Overview

72-90 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1968 Houston Astros

What was the record of the 1968 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a 72-90 record. They went 42-39 at home and 30-51 on the road.

What division did the 1968 Houston Astros play in?

The 1968 Houston Astros played in the National League, which didn't have any divisions in 1968.

What was the 1968 Houston Astros record by month?

The 1968 Houston Astros had their best month in August, when they went 19-13 and had a 59.4% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 8-17 and had a 32% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-10 41.2% -33
May 14-14 50% +22
June 11-19 36.7% -38
July 13-17 43.3% -18
August 19-13 59.4% +32
September 8-17 32% -43

Did the 1968 Houston Astros make the Postseason?

No, the Astros didn't make the Postseason in 1968.

What was the run differential for the 1968 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a run differential of -78. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Astros could have been expected to have about 70.5 wins, or a 71-91 record in the regular season.

How did the 1968 Houston Astros perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1968 Houston Astros went 30-33.

How did the 1968 Houston Astros perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1968 Houston Astros went 6-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1968 Houston Astros?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1968 Houston Astros was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1968 Houston Astros?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Astros had during the 1968 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1968 Houston Astros Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Apr 10, 1968 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 4
Thu, Apr 11, 1968 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 3
Fri, Apr 12, 1968 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 2
Sat, Apr 13, 1968 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 3
Sun, Apr 14, 1968 vs New York Mets Loss 0 - 4
Mon, Apr 15, 1968 vs New York Mets Win 1 - 0 (24)
Wed, Apr 17, 1968 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 13
Fri, Apr 19, 1968 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Apr 20, 1968 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 7
Sun, Apr 21, 1968 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 8
Tue, Apr 23, 1968 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Apr 26, 1968 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Apr 27, 1968 @ Chicago Cubs Win 8 - 1
Sun, Apr 28, 1968 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 4 - 8
Sun, Apr 28, 1968 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 5
Mon, Apr 29, 1968 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 17
Tue, Apr 30, 1968 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 3 - 0
Wed, May 1, 1968 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 3 (12)
Thu, May 2, 1968 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 0
Fri, May 3, 1968 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 3
Sat, May 4, 1968 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 5
Sun, May 5, 1968 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 2
Mon, May 6, 1968 vs San Francisco Giants Win 10 - 2
Tue, May 7, 1968 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 1
Wed, May 8, 1968 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Thu, May 9, 1968 vs San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 3
Sat, May 11, 1968 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 4 (13)
Sun, May 12, 1968 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Tue, May 14, 1968 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2
Wed, May 15, 1968 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 7
Thu, May 16, 1968 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Fri, May 17, 1968 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 6
Sat, May 18, 1968 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 1
Sun, May 19, 1968 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1
Sun, May 19, 1968 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Mon, May 20, 1968 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Tue, May 21, 1968 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 8 - 2
Wed, May 22, 1968 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 1 - 0
Fri, May 24, 1968 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 7 - 9 (10)
Sat, May 25, 1968 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 2
Sun, May 26, 1968 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 5
Mon, May 27, 1968 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 10 - 1
Tue, May 28, 1968 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 3
Thu, May 30, 1968 @ Atlanta Braves Win 11 - 0
Fri, May 31, 1968 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jun 1, 1968 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jun 2, 1968 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 3 (12)
Mon, Jun 3, 1968 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 7
Tue, Jun 4, 1968 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jun 5, 1968 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 3
Thu, Jun 6, 1968 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 4
Fri, Jun 7, 1968 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 5
Sat, Jun 8, 1968 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jun 9, 1968 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Jun 11, 1968 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jun 13, 1968 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Jun 14, 1968 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 3
Sat, Jun 15, 1968 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 13
Sun, Jun 16, 1968 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jun 16, 1968 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 11
Mon, Jun 17, 1968 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Jun 18, 1968 @ New York Mets Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jun 18, 1968 @ New York Mets Win 6 - 5
Wed, Jun 19, 1968 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 8
Thu, Jun 20, 1968 @ New York Mets Loss 3 - 5
Fri, Jun 21, 1968 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jun 22, 1968 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 6 - 7
Sun, Jun 23, 1968 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 4
Mon, Jun 24, 1968 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 1
Tue, Jun 25, 1968 vs Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 2
Wed, Jun 26, 1968 vs Chicago Cubs Win 2 - 1
Thu, Jun 27, 1968 vs New York Mets Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jun 28, 1968 vs New York Mets Win 7 - 2
Sat, Jun 29, 1968 vs New York Mets Win 2 - 0
Sun, Jun 30, 1968 vs New York Mets Loss 0 - 1
Mon, Jul 1, 1968 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3 (11)
Tue, Jul 2, 1968 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 0
Wed, Jul 3, 1968 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 9
Thu, Jul 4, 1968 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 7
Fri, Jul 5, 1968 @ Atlanta Braves Win 13 - 9
Sat, Jul 6, 1968 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 5
Sat, Jul 6, 1968 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Jul 7, 1968 @ Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jul 11, 1968 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 4 (10)
Thu, Jul 11, 1968 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 7 - 8
Fri, Jul 12, 1968 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 8
Sat, Jul 13, 1968 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Jul 14, 1968 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 4 (10)
Sun, Jul 14, 1968 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 1
Tue, Jul 16, 1968 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 6
Wed, Jul 17, 1968 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 2
Thu, Jul 18, 1968 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 7
Fri, Jul 19, 1968 @ San Francisco Giants Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jul 20, 1968 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 1
Sun, Jul 21, 1968 @ San Francisco Giants Win 2 - 1 (10)
Sun, Jul 21, 1968 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 6
Mon, Jul 22, 1968 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 0
Tue, Jul 23, 1968 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Jul 24, 1968 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 1 - 0
Fri, Jul 26, 1968 vs San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 1
Sat, Jul 27, 1968 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 4
Sun, Jul 28, 1968 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4 (11)
Mon, Jul 29, 1968 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 0
Tue, Jul 30, 1968 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jul 31, 1968 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 6
Thu, Aug 1, 1968 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 4