Special Sub-Topic: Houston Astros: 2005
|Who led the Astros in wins in 2005?|
Roy Oswalt. In 1999, Mike Hampton had the most wins in Astros history with 22. Oswalt won 20.
|Who was the only Astro in 2005 to hit 100 RBIs?|
Morgan Ensberg. Over the season, the tird baseman Morgan Ensberg hit 101 RBIs. Second was Lance Berkman with 82.
|In 2005, what Astro led the team in errors?|
Craig Biggio. In 2005, Craig Biggio had 16 errors. He almost reached his career high of 18 in 1997.
|Who had the most hits for the 2005 Astros?|
Willy Taveras. Willy Taveras had 172 hits in 2005 to lead the team. He batted .291, and hit only three home runs.
|What pitcher had the most strikeouts for the Astros?|
Roger Clemens. The Rocket had 185 strikeouts. Clemens closed out the season with 4,099 career strikeouts.
|Who was the Astro's manager in 2005?|
Phil Garner. Phil played for the Astros for 7 of his 16 years in the big leagues.
|What was the Astros record in 2005?|
89-73. It was good enough for 2nd place in the NL Central behind St. Louis.
|How many games did the Astros win in the World Series?|
0. They were swept! This was the second year in a row the National League was swept by the American League.
|What player hit the 18th inning walk-off home-run vs. the Braves in the Division Series?|
Chris Burke. The game set a record for the longest in postseason. Burke hit only five home runs in the regular season.
|Which of these players did not play at least one game for the Astros in the 2005 season?|
Billy Traver. All of these players jumped straight from the Astros AA team, the Corpus Christie Hooks.
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