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Art Howe 3BAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 2951 .260 .329 .379 .265 11.9
Birth Date12-15-1946
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1974 PIT 27 29 84 74 10 18 4 1 1 27 9 13 0 1 0 5 0 0 .243 .321 .365 .258 1.3 0.5 0.2
1975 PIT 28 63 162 146 13 25 9 0 1 37 15 15 0 0 1 10 1 0 .171 .248 .253 .182 -7.8 -0.9 -0.9
1976 HOU 29 21 35 29 0 4 1 0 0 5 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .138 .286 .172 .175 -2.1 -0.1 -0.2
1977 HOU 30 125 463 413 44 109 23 7 8 170 41 60 5 2 2 58 0 1 .264 .336 .412 .268 15.6 1.8 1.8
1978 HOU 31 119 461 420 46 123 33 3 7 183 34 41 1 5 1 55 2 3 .293 .343 .436 .300 26.0 -1.5 2.7
1979 HOU 32 118 398 355 32 88 15 2 6 125 36 37 1 4 2 33 3 1 .248 .316 .352 .250 10.9 4.5 1.6
1980 HOU 33 110 364 321 34 91 12 5 10 143 34 29 1 4 4 46 1 0 .283 .350 .445 .294 18.9 0.6 2.1
1981 HOU 34 103 406 361 43 107 22 4 3 146 41 23 0 3 1 36 1 3 .296 .365 .404 .299 24.3 4.3 3.2
1982 HOU 35 110 414 365 29 87 15 1 5 119 41 45 1 3 4 38 2 0 .238 .315 .326 .239 4.2 11.8 1.7
1984 SLN 37 89 161 139 17 30 5 0 2 41 18 18 0 3 1 12 0 2 .216 .300 .295 .217 -1.7 0.5 -0.1
1985 SLN 38 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .022 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
Career891295126262686821392343996275287925162931010.260.329.379.26589.021.511.9

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1974 PIT MLB 29 84 .258 .252 .322 .356 .260 .279 100 -0.2 2.2 0.3 0.5 -0.8 1.3 0.2 1.3 0.2
1975 PIT MLB 63 162 .182 .259 .327 .374 .261 .185 96 -12.5 4.3 0.5 -0.9 0.6 -7.8 -0.9 -7.8 -0.9
1976 HOU MLB 21 35 .175 .242 .298 .336 .244 .174 91 -2.8 0.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.4 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
1977 HOU MLB 125 463 .268 .264 .323 .401 .257 .291 92 3.6 12.9 0 1.8 -0.4 15.6 1.8 15.6 1.8
1978 HOU MLB 119 461 .300 .254 .316 .372 .255 .308 91 17.6 12.0 -0.4 -1.5 -4.6 26.0 2.7 26.0 2.7
1979 HOU MLB 118 398 .250 .263 .321 .392 .257 .259 94 -4.3 11.1 -0.1 4.5 0.4 10.9 1.6 10.9 1.6
1980 HOU MLB 110 364 .294 .259 .314 .373 .253 .283 93 12.4 9.8 -4.2 0.6 -1.5 18.9 2.1 18.9 2.1
1981 HOU MLB 103 406 .299 .256 .319 .365 .260 .308 95 14.9 10.3 1.2 4.3 -0.4 24.3 3.2 24.3 3.2
1982 HOU MLB 110 414 .239 .260 .315 .380 .254 .258 95 -8.6 11.2 -1.3 11.8 2.0 4.2 1.7 4.2 1.7
1984 SLN MLB 89 161 .217 .251 .312 .359 .251 .230 94 -6.8 4.3 0.2 0.5 0.7 -1.7 -0.1 -1.7 -0.1
1985 SLN MLB 4 3 .022 .288 .345 .434 .284 .000 92 -0.7 0.1 0 -0.0 0.0 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1974 PIT MLB 84 10 18 4 1 1 5 9 13 0 0 .243 .321 .365 .122 .258 1.3 0.5 0.2
1975 PIT MLB 162 13 25 9 0 1 10 15 15 1 0 .171 .248 .253 .082 .182 -7.8 -0.9 -0.9
1976 HOU MLB 35 0 4 1 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 .138 .286 .172 .034 .175 -2.1 -0.1 -0.2
1977 HOU MLB 463 44 109 23 7 8 58 41 60 0 1 .264 .336 .412 .148 .268 15.6 1.8 1.8
1978 HOU MLB 461 46 123 33 3 7 55 34 41 2 3 .293 .343 .436 .143 .300 26.0 -1.5 2.7
1979 HOU MLB 398 32 88 15 2 6 33 36 37 3 1 .248 .316 .352 .104 .250 10.9 4.5 1.6
1980 HOU MLB 364 34 91 12 5 10 46 34 29 1 0 .283 .350 .445 .162 .294 18.9 0.6 2.1
1981 HOU MLB 406 43 107 22 4 3 36 41 23 1 3 .296 .365 .404 .108 .299 24.3 4.3 3.2
1982 HOU MLB 414 29 87 15 1 5 38 41 45 2 0 .238 .315 .326 .088 .239 4.2 11.8 1.7
1984 SLN MLB 161 17 30 5 0 2 12 18 18 0 2 .216 .300 .295 .079 .217 -1.7 0.5 -0.1
1985 SLN MLB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .022 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Pebble Hunting: Every Manager's Face, Part 2Sam Miller2013-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Asian Equation: A Guide to Asian Prospects in the World Baseball ClassicMichael Street2013-03-01
On the Beat: Final Free-Agent BlitzJohn Perrotto2013-01-17
Wezen-Ball: The Anniversary of a StreakLarry Granillo2012-05-30
Overthinking It: Managing Expectations: Baseball's Next Big InefficiencyBen Lindbergh2012-01-31
Wezen-Ball: Player Rankings for Type A/B Calculations, 1982-1984Larry Granillo2011-11-02
Future Shock: Moneyball for AllKevin Goldstein2011-09-28
On the Beat: Moneyball at the MoviesJohn Perrotto2011-09-22
Baseball ProGUESTus: Moping About MoneyballDavid Brown2011-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime, Except When They Don'tSteven Goldman2011-06-10
BP Unfiltered: The Fallout in OaklandJohn Perrotto2011-06-09
Divide and Conquer, AL West: Bay Area StrifeJoey Matschulat2011-05-27
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: A Dozen New SkippersChristina Kahrl2011-02-09
Expanded Horizons: A Dominican AdventureTommy Bennett2011-01-19
Prospectus Hit and Run: Sandy's The ManJay Jaffe2010-11-04
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Dealing with the DHJohn Perrotto2010-11-01
Changing Speeds: Retro Game Story: Cardinals at Cubs, 6/23/84Ken Funck2010-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2010-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Weekend RoundupJohn Perrotto2009-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Mid-Week RoundupJohn Perrotto2009-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Mid-week UpdateJohn Perrotto2009-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Weekend WrapJohn Perrotto2009-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Baby, it's Cold OutsideJohn Perrotto2009-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Off-season MovesJohn Perrotto2008-11-02
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Down to the WireJohn Perrotto2008-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Manny-Free, Regret-FreeJohn Perrotto2008-10-12
Who Will Rid Me of This Pestilent McCovey?: Pinch Running in the Last 50 YearsBrandon Isleib2007-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: The Price of ContentmentDan Fox2007-03-29
Schrodinger's Bat: Double Steals And MoreDan Fox2007-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: This Week in Baseball HeadlinesJim Baker2006-11-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 9-17Christina Kahrl2005-11-18
Astros October Nightmares: Can the '04 Team Give Houston Its First Pennant?Baseball Prospectus2004-10-20
Internet Baseball Awards: The 2003 ResultsGreg Spira2003-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Team Health Reports: New York MetsWill Carroll2003-02-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Transaction Analysis, The WestsChristina Kahrl2003-02-05
Transaction Analysis: The EastsChristina Kahrl2003-01-25
Transaction Analysis: September 28-November 10, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-11-15
The Daily Prospectus: Things To Do in the Off-Season When You're BoredDerek Zumsteg2002-11-14
The Week in Quotes: October 28-November 3Ryan Wilkins2002-11-04
Internet Baseball Awards: Managers of the YearGreg Spira2002-10-16
Prospectus Roundtable: Bonds Bombs, Tomahawk Chops, and Suspect ManagementBaseball Prospectus2002-10-11
Prospectus Roundtable: Scioscia, Rueter, and More Playoff FunBaseball Prospectus2002-10-03
Playoff Prospectus: Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota TwinsDerek Zumsteg2002-10-01
The Week in Quotes: September 15-22Derek Zumsteg2002-09-24
The Week in Quotes: July 15-21, 2002Derek Zumsteg2002-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: AftermathJoe Sheehan2002-06-10
6-4-3: managing.comGary Huckabay2002-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: The Daily Prospectus: Around the ALJoe Sheehan2002-05-02
Transaction Analysis: April 25-29, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-01
Transaction Analysis: April 16-17, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-19
The Week in Quotes: March 18-31Derek Zumsteg2002-04-02
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: Road Trip, Day OneJoe Sheehan2002-03-26
2001 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your Choices for the League's Top HonorsGreg Spira2001-11-09
1999 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1999-11-20
1998 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1998-10-29


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