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Houston Colt 45's & Astros

Yearbooks - Programs / Scorecards - Media Guides

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Legend - C Front & Back Cover, P - Inside Pages

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Yearbooks

Condition
- All are Clean, Complete, Nothing Missing, Intact with Tight Spines - No Spine Splits, Tears, Creases, Folds, Writing, Wear, Loose Pages etc - Condition issues if any, are noted below

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Year

Grade Price Front Cover in Bold Black - Comments
1982

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00 Nolan Ryan

 

Programs - NL Championship Series NLCS - All-Star Game

1980

NLCS

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1986

NLCS

1986

All-Star

Game

 

Programs - Regular Season

Condition - All are Clean, Complete, Nothing Missing, Intact with Tight Spines - No Spine Splits, Tears, Creases, Folds, Loose Pages etc & Unless Noted No Surface Wear or Writing - All condition issues if any, are noted below

Game Dates & Results - e.g. 8/23 are listed for each program - Scores & details were obtained by research

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All below are Un-Scored unless noted as Scored

Year

Grade Price Front Cover in Bold Black - vs Team, Dates & Results
1963

C & P

EX+ NM

30.00

Colt 45's, Various Photos vs Cardinals - Aug 23-25

Un-Scored

8/23 - STL wins 4-1 on George Altman 2 run 2B in 1st - WP Bob Gibson CG, 5 Hits, 12 K's

8/24 - Colts win 4-0 on Rusty Staub 2B in 7th  - WP Hal Brown CG, 4 Hit Shutout

8/25 - Colts win 3-1 - SP Chris Zachary 4.2 IP, 1 ER & WP Jim Umbricht 4.1 IP, 1 Hit - Neatly Dated & Noted on Score Page, "Aug 25 / 63 Musial's Last Game in Houston" + score of game

Photos of all Astros

1965

C VG

P EX NM

10.00

Astrodome vs Pirates - April 23-26 - Un-Scored

4/23 - Astros lead 3-0 - Pirates score 3 in 8th & tie game 3-3 on Willie Stargell single - Astros win 4-3 in 12th on Rusty Staub 2 out single - WP Dave Guisti

4/24 - Astros win 5-0 on bases loaded walk to Staub in 1st - WP Turk Farrell CG, Shutout - Line-Ups only neatly filled in on score page Clemente Bats 3rd

4/25 - Astros lead 3-1 - Pirates tie 3-3 in 7th on Ozzie Virgil single - Astros re-take lead in 8th 4-3 on Jim Wynn single & scores on CF error - Astros win 5-4 in 10th on Joe Morgan 2 out single - WP Claude Raymond

4/26 - Astros win 2-0 on Bob Aspromonte single in 7th - WP Dave Giusti CG, 4 Hit Shutout - LP Bob Friend CG, 6 Hits

1st Year Known as Astros - Photos of all Players

FC - Lightly wrinkled - 1 small spot of surface wear - 2 small stain spots & year noted in ink at bottom border - Tight Un-Worn Spine

1966

C NM -

P NM+

25.00

Astro w/ Yoyo vs Reds - Aug 18-21 - Un-Scored

8/18 - Reds lead 4-3 - Astros win 5-4 w/ 2 runs in 8th - WP Turk Farrell

8/19 - Astros lead 3-2 - Reds tie game in 9th on Tommy Helms 2B - Astros win 4-3 in 9th on Rusty Staub 2 out single - SP Larry Dierker 7.1 IP, 1 ER & WP Claude Raymond

8/20 - Tied 2-2 - Astros win 5-2 scoring 3 in 8th, w/ 2 out & bases loaded Bob Aspromonte is hit by pitch followed by Ron Brand 2 run single - WP Mike Cuellar CG

8/21 - Astros win 11-0 on Bob Aspromonte single in 4th - WP Dave Guisti CG, 6 Hit Shutout - Astros Sweep Reds

Photos of all Astros

1967

C NM -

P NM M

25.00

Astro Throwing Knives vs Dodgers - Aug 15-17

Un-Scored

8/15 - 0-0 after 10th - LA takes lead 1-0 on Jim Lefebvre single in 11th - Astros tie 1-1 in 11th 1-1 on Bob Aspromonte single & win 2-1 in 12th on Doug Rader 2 out 2B - SP Bruce Von Hoff, 8 IP, 4 Hits, 0 ER & WP Dave Eilers vs SP Claude Osteen 10.1 IP, 6 Hits, 1 ER, no decision

8/16 - LA wins 7-1 on Lefebvre 2 run 2B in 3rd - WP Bill Singer CG, 4 Hits

8/17 - Astros win 4-0 on 2 out bases loaded Ron Davis 3 run 2B in 5th - WP Dave Guisti CG Shutout

Photos of all Astros

1968

C VG EX

P EX+ NM

10.00

Rusty Staub vs Giants - July 26-28 - Un-Scored

7/26 - Astros win 4-1 on 3 run Jim Wynn HR in 8th - WP Denny Lemaster 8.2 IP, 6 Hits

7/27 - SF wins 4-3 on Willie Mays Sac Fly in 5th - WP Bob Bolin 7.2 IP in relief, 3 Hits, 0 ER

7/28 - Tied 2-2 after 10th - SF wins 4-2 on Juan Marichal 2 out single in 11th - WP Marichal 11 IP CG, 7 Hits, 19th W - 4 L

Photos of all Astros

FC - 2 small light stains at top & BC - Small tear at top staple - Tight Spine

1969 to 1975 Programs Have a Yearbook Format

w/ Photos, Complete Yearly Stats & Bios of All Astros

1969

C EX

P EX+ NM

12.00

Dierker, Griffin, Lemaster, Wilson vs Cardinals

Sept 1-2 - Un-Scored

9/1 - 0-0 after 6th - STL w/ 5 runs in 7th win 6-2 on Steve Carlton 2 out, 3 run game winning HR - WP Carlton 16 - 7, 46th Career Win, 6.2 IP, 4 Hits, 1 ER

9/2 - SF leads 5-0 - Astros chip away & tie game in 7th 6-6 on Jesus Alou 2B & win 7-6 in 12th on Alou single - WP Fred Gladding 3 IP in relief

1970

C EX NM

P NM M

15.00

Batter, Catcher, Ump vs Padres

June 22-24 - Un-Scored

6/22 - Astros win 4-1 on John Edwards 2B in 4th - WP Don Wilson CG, 3 Hitter

6/23 - Astros win 2-1 on Jim Wynn 2 out 2B in 8th - WP Jack Billingham CG, 0 ER - LP Danny Coombs CG, 5 Hits, 1 ER

6/24 - Astros win 5-4 - Wynn 3 run HR in 1st & Denny Lemaster game winning Sac Bunt in 3rd brings in winning run - WP Lemaster - Astros sweep series

FC - Has year 70 noted in ink o/w NM

1971

C NM -

P NM M

20.00

Cesar Geronimo vs Dodgers - Aug 4-5 - Un-Scored

8/4 - Astros win 2-0 on Cesar Cedeno 2 run single in 7th - WP Ken Forsch CG, 4 Hit Shutout

8/5 - LA wins 3-0 on Jim Lefebvre single in 4th - WP Bill Singer CG, 6 Hit Shutout, 10 K's

FC - Minor wear on cover near spine

1972

C NM

P NM+

20.00

Tommy Helms vs Pirates - May 12-14 - Un-Scored

5/12 - Astros lead 2-0 - Pirates tie in 7th on Richie Hebner HR & Vic Davalillo Sac Fly & win 4-2 in 9th on Milt May 2 out single - WP Steve Blass 8 IP, 1 ER

5/13 - Pirates lead 1-0 - Astros tie in 7th on Jim Wynn HR - Pirates score 5 in 12th & win 6-1 on Dave Cash run scoring Sac Bunt, Al Oliver RBI Single & Roberto Clemente 2 RBI 3B - SP Ken Forsch 11 IP, 1 ER, 11 K's, no decision vs WP Bob Moose 11 IP, 6 Hits

5/14 - Astros win 7-6 on Bob Watson game winning 2 out Single in 2nd - WP Don Wilson - Willie Stargell HR, Career # 250

1973

C NM -

P NM M

20.00

Chris Speier vs Giants - June 28-29 - Un-Scored

6/28 - SF leads 1-0 - Astros tie 1-1 in 7th on Lee May HR - SF wins 2-1 in 10th on Gary Matthews 2 out 3B - WP Jim Barr CG 10 IP, 6 Hits - LP Dave Roberts 9.2 IP

6/29 - Astros lead 3-1 - SF score 4 in 7th on Bobby Bonds game winning Grand Slam HR & add 9 more runs in 9th on 8 Hits winning 14-3 - WP Jim Willoughby in relief

1973

C EX+

P EX+ NM

10.00

John Edwards vs NY Mets - July 20-22 - Un-Scored

7/20 - Mets lead 3-2 - Astros tie in 6th on Lee May RBI Single & win 6-2 on Doug Radar 2 out 2 run HR - WP Dave Roberts CG - LP Matlack CG

7/21 - NY wins 5-3 in 7th on Cleon Jones 2 run RBI Single - WP Jerry Koosman 8 IP, 5 Hits

7/22 - Tied 2-2 - NY wins 3-2 on Tom Seaver run scoring Sac Bunt in 7th - WP Seaver 127th Career Win, CG, 2 ER, 9 K's

FC - Small light stain on border near spine

1974

C NM

P NM M

20.00

NL Team Logos - June 24-26 vs Reds - Un-Scored

6/24 - Astros win 6-1 on Doug Rader 3 run HR in 2nd - WP Tom Griffin CG, 5 Hits

6/25 - Astros lead 1-0 - Reds score 3 runs in 7th, Cesar Geronimo HR ties game & take lead on Johnny Bench RBI 2B & Dan Driessen game winning RBI Single - Astros score 1 in 9th on Cedeno HR but Reds win 3-2 - WP Jack Billingham 8 IP, 2 ER

6/26 - Tied 1-1 - Reds take lead in 7th on Dave Concepcion game winning HR & add 1 run in 8th & 6 in 9th to win 9-1 - Fred Norman CG, 6 Hits

1974

C NM

P NM M

20.00

NL Team Logos - July 12-14 vs Cubs - Un-Scored

7/12 - Astros win 9-4 w/ 5 runs in 3rd & win on Lee May 2 run 2B - WP Don Wilson 8 IP, 4 Hits

7/13 - Astros win 4-0 on Doug Rader 2 run HR in 2nd - WP Claude Osteen CG Shutout

7/14 - Cubs lead 3-0 - Astros score 4 in 3rd & lead after 7th 6-3 - Cubs score 2 in 8th & tie 6-6 in 9th on Jose Cardenal 2B - Astros win 7-6 in 12th on Bob Gallagher 2 out single - WP Jim York in relief

Updated & Revised Player Photos / Stats

1975

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

Astrodome 10th Anniversary - April 7-9 vs Braves

Opening Day Program - Un-Scored

4/7 - Astros win 6-2 on 14 Hits - Braves lead 2-0 - Astros w/ 5 runs in 5th tie game 2-2 on Cliff Johnson RBI 2B & win on Jose Cruz game winning 3 run HR - WP Larry Dierker CG, 4 Hitter

4/8 - Braves win 2-0 on Darrell Evans single in 5th - WP Carl Morton CG, 5 Hit Shutout

4/9 - Astros win 14-2 on 15 Hits, scoring 6 in 4th & 8 runs on 6 hits in 7th, winning on Cliff Johnson 2 run Single - WP Dave Roberts 4.1 IP in relief, 1 ER

1975

C NM

P NM+

15.00

Astrodome 10th Anniversary - Aug 14-17 vs Cubs

Un-Scored

8/14 - Cubs win 5-3 on Steve Swisher single in 4th - WP Steve Stone CG

8/15 - Tied 1-1 - Astros win 4-1 on Cliff Johnson 2 run 2B in 7th - WP Larry Dierker CG, 0 ER

8/16 - Cubs win 6-2 on Jose Cardenal game winning HR in 3rd - WP Rick Reuschel CG, 0 ER

8/17 - Cubs win 11-7 on 18 Hits - Astros lead 3-0 - Cubs take 4-3 lead after 5th & add 6 runs in 7th, winning on Manny Trillo Single - WP Ray Burris CG

Updated & Revised Player Photos / Stats

1976

C NM

P NM+

15.00

Visiting Stadiums - June 14 & 16 vs Pirates

Un-Scored

6/14 - Pirates win 2-1 on Tommy Helms single in 8th - WP Jerry Reuss CG, 6 Hits

6/16 - Pirates win 6-3 on Al Oliver game winning 3 run HR in 3rd - WP Doc Medich - Astros have 14 hits

Photos, Stats, Bios all Astros

1976

C & P

NM -

15.00

Visiting Stadiums - Aug 30-31 & Sept 1 vs Phillies

Un-Scored

8/30 - Astros win 3-1 on Cesar Cedeno 2 run 2B in 8th - WP Dan Larson CG, 5 Hits

8/31 - Phils lead 2-1 - Astros win 3-2 in 8th on Bob Watson single & Jose Cruz RBI ground out - WP J R Richard CG, 1 ER, his 16th win

9/1 - Astros win 1-0 on Cliff Johnson HR in 7th - WP Bo McLaughlin CG, 6 Hit Shutout - LP Jim Kaat 7 IP, 1 ER

Updated & Revised Player Photos / Stats

1976

C NM+

P NM M

15.00

Astrodome - Sept 18-19 vs Padres - Un-Scored

9/18 - SD wins 4-1 on Fred Kendall 3 run 2B in 1st - WP Dave Freisleben CG, 6 Hits

9/19 - 1st Game - Astros lead 2-1 - SD ties 2-2 in 8th on Willie Davis 3B - Astros win 3-2 in 9th on Jerry DaVanon Pinch Hit Single - WP Mark Lemongello CG, 6 hits, 0 ER - LP Randy Jones 8.1 IP

9/19 - 2nd Game - Astros lead 2-0 - SD ties game in 6th on Bill Almon 2 run HR - Astros win 3-2 in 9th on Cliff Johnson 2 out 2B - WP Bo McLaughlin CG, 4 Hits

Updated & Revised Player Photos / Stats

1977

C & P

NM+

15.00

Astros Pitcher - June 24-26 vs Giants - Un-Scored

6/24- SF leads 5-4 - Astros tie 5-5 in 8th on Bob Watson single & win 6-5 in 12th on Jose Cruz RBI 2B - WP Joe Sambito 3 IP in relief - Bob Watson hits for Cycle, HR, 3B, 2B, Single & is 4/4 w/ 5 RBI

6/25 - 1st Game - Astros lead 3-2 - SF ties in 9th on Marc Hill 2 out single - Astros win 4-3 in 10th on Ken Boswell Pinch Hit 2 out single - WP Joe Niekro 4 IP in relief - McCovey HR, Career # 476

6/25 - 2nd Game - SF wins 4-1 - WP Charlie Williams 7 IP & Gary Lavelle allow 5 Hits combined - LP Mark Lemongello, W 1 & L 11

6/26 - SF wins 2-0 on Marc Hill Sac Fly in 5th - WP Ed Halicki CG, 6 Hit Shutout - LP Ken Forsch 8 IP

w/ Full Page 1977 Team Photo

1977

C NM

P NM+

15.00

Astros Pitcher - July 12-14 vs Dodgers - Un-Scored

7/12 - LA wins 8-0 on Ron Cey single in 1st - WP Doug Rau CG, 4 Hit Shutout

7/13 - LA leads 2-1 - Astros tie in 7th on Jose Cruz HR & win 3-2 in 13th on 2 out Bob Watson RBI 2B - SP's Burt Hooton 10 IP & Mark Lemongello 10 IP, 5 hits, both no decision - WP Bo McLaughlin

7/14- Tied 2-2 - LA takes lead 3-2 in 8th on Reggie Smith HR - Astros tie & win in 8th 4-3 on Jose Cruz RBI 2B & Joe Ferguson RBI Single - WP Joaquin Andujar 8.2 IP, 6 hits - LP Don Sutton CG

Revised Edition

1978

C NM+

P NM M

20.00

Team Pennants - April 10-12 vs Dodgers

Opening Day Program - Un-Scored

4/10 - LA wins 5-2 on Ron Cey Single in 7th - WP Doug Rau 6 IP, 1 ER

4/11 - Astros win 1-0 on Cesar Cedeno single in 1st - WP J R Richard CG, 2 Hit Shutout

4/12 - Astros win 11-10 - LA leads 3-0 - Astros tie 3-3 w/ 3 runs in 3rd & 5 runs in 4th to lead 8-3 - LA adds 3 runs in 5th - Astros go up 10-6 in 5th - LA score 4 in 7th to tie game 10-10 on Bill Russell RBI single - Astros win in 9th 11-10 on Pinch Hit Jesus Alou FC - Astros 15 Hits, LA 14 Hits - WP Joe Sambito

Photos & Bios of all Astros

1979

C & P

NM+

15.00

Astros Jersey - April 20-22 vs Pirates - Un-Scored

4/20 - Astros lead 4-3 - Pirates tie in 8th on Dave Parker Sac Fly - Astros win 5-4 in 10th on PH Jeffrey Leonard Sac Fly - WP Joe Sambito

4/21 - Pirates lead 4-3 - Astros tie in 6th 4-4 on Craig Reynolds single & win 5-4 in 10th on Jose Cruz 2 out single - WP Joaquin Andujar - Willie Stargell HR

4/22 - Astros lead 2-1 - Pirates tie game in 7th on John Milner 2B - Astros win 3-2 in 8th on error - SP Joe Niekro 7 IP, 1 ER, WP Andujar & Sambito allow 4 hits combined

Photos of all Astros

1979

C & P

NM

15.00

Astros Caps - May 8-10 vs Cardinals - Un-Scored

5/8 - Tied 1-1 - STL wins 4-1 on George Hendrick 3 run HR in 8th - WP Pete Vuckovich 7.2 IP, 1 ER - LP Ken Forsch CG

5/9 - STL leads 4-3 - Astros tie game in 6th on Terry Puhl bases loaded walk & win 5-4 in 16th on Bob Watson 2 out single - WP Bo McLaughlin

5/10 - STL wins 3-1 on Hendrick single in 7th - WP Bob Sykes 7.1 IP, 1 ER

Photos of all Astros

 

Media Guides

Condition - All are Clean, Complete, Nothing Missing, Intact with Tight Spines - No Spine Splits, Tears, Creases, Folds, Writing, Wear, Loose Pages etc - All condition issues if any, are noted below

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Year

Grade Price Front Cover in Bold Black - Comments
1973

C NM -

P NM+

12.00
1974

C EX

P NM M

9.00 FC - w/ price sticker o/w cover is in nice shape - Pages are perfect
1975

C NM -

P NM+

10.00
1976

C NM -

P NM+

10.00
1977

C NM -

P NM M

10.00
1978

C EX+ NM

P NM+

8.00 w/ Photos of All Astros
1979

C NM -

P NM

10.00 w/ Photos of All Astros
1980

C NM -

P NM M

8.00 w/ Photos of All Astros - 1980 Division Champs, 1st Post Season
1983

C NM+

P NM M

10.00

Nolan Ryan / Walter Johnson - Strike Out Record

Joe Niekro - Bob Lillis

w/ Photos of All Astros

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