26. Ken Forsch
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: September 8, 1946 in Sacramento, CA USA
  • Weight: 195 lbs.
  • Height: 6'4"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 07, 1970
  • Final Game: May 23, 1986
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Used both as a starter and a reliever during his decade in Houston, Ken Forsch was adept at both roles.  As an Astro, Forsch put together a record of 78 and 81 with 50 Saves.  He was named an All-Star in 1976 and in 1979 would lead the National League in WHIP.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Pitcher
  • Acquired: Selected in the 18th Round of the Amateur Draft 6/7/68.
  • Departed: Traded to the California Angels for Dickie Thon 4/1/81.
  • Games Played: 421
  • Notable Statistics: 78 Wins
    81 Losses
    3.18 ERA
    153 Games Started
    36 Complete Games
    9 Shutouts
    171 Games Finished
    50 Saves
    1,493.2 Innings Pitched
    815 Strikeouts
    3.26 FIP
    1.250 WHIP
    1.90 SO/BB
    19.1 bWAR

    2 Playoff Games
    0 Wins
    1 Loss
    4.15 ERA
    8.1 Innings Pitched
    6 Strikeouts
    1.27 WHIP
  • Major Accolades and Awards: All-Star (1976)
    Lowest WHIP (1979)
    Lowest BB/9 (1979)
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