18. Bob Watson
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: April 10, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA USA
  • Weight: 201 lbs.
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 09, 1966
  • Final Game: September 30, 1984
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Bob Watson achieved greater heights as an executive with the New York Yankees, but he was still quite the player at his peak with the Houston Astros.  A two time All Star, Watson would exceed 150 hits six years in a row and had four campaigns where he batted over .300.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: First Base, Outfield
  • Acquired: Signed as an Amateur Free Agent 1/31/65.
  • Departed: Traded to the Boston Red Sox for Pete Ladd, Cash and a Player to be Named Later 6/13/79.
  • Games Played: 1381
  • Notable Statistics: 640 Runs Scored
    1,448 Hits
    241 Doubles
    139 Home Runs
    782 RBI
    21 Stolen Bases
    .297/.364/.444 Slash Line
    23.5 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards: All Star Game (1973 & 1975)
    Most Assists by a First Baseman (1977)
    Most Total Zone Runs by a First Baseman (1977 & 1978)
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