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1962 Houston Colt 45sSeason Roster
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Hal Woodeshick played for the 1962 Houston Colt 45s
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameColt 45s
Location
Record64-96 (8th)League Rank8thMLB Rank16th
ManagerHarry CraftGeneral ManagerPaul Richards
CoachesJimmy Adair (Assistant Coach), Bobby Bragan (Assistant Coach), Jim Busby (Third Base Coach), Jim Busby (Assistant Coach), Cot Deal (Pitching Coach), Lum Harris (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance924,456
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1962 Statistics -- 1962 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1962 Houston Colt 45s.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1962 baseball season.

1962 Houston Colt 45s Roster

TopNEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
11Joey Amalfitano2B5-11 180 R-R 1934-01-23 28San Pedro,California MLB1954-19671954-1967St. Anthony (Long Beach,CA)Loyola Marymount U.    
39John AndersonP6-1 190 R-R 1932-11-23 29St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1958-19621958-1962   Minnesota
1952-   UDFA-PHI
 
14Bob Aspromonte3B6-2 185 R-R 1938-06-19 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1956-19711956-1971Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)    
27Pidge Browne1B6-1 190 L-L 1929-03-21 33Peekskill,New York MLB1962-19621962-1962  
1955-   UDFA-CHN
 
30Bob BruceP6-3 210 R-R 1933-05-18 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1959-19671959-1967Highland Park Community (Highland Park,MI)Alma Col
1953-   UDFA-DET
 
33George BrunetP6-1 210 R-L 1935-06-08 27Houghton,Michigan MLB1956-19711956-1971Calumet (Calumet,MI)    
18Don BuddinSS5-11 178 R-R 1934-05-05 28Turbeville,South Carolina MLB1956-19621956-1962Olanta (Olanta,SC)    
4Jim BusbyOF6-1 175 R-R 1927-01-08 35Kenedy,Texas MLB1950-19621950-1962   Texas Christian U.    
9Jim CampbellC6-0 190 R-R 1937-06-24 25Palo Alto,California MLB1962-19631962-1963  
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
17Bob CervOF6-0 200 R-R 1926-05-05 36Lincoln,Nebraska MLB1951-19621951-1962Weston (Weston,NE)Nebraska    
31Al CicotteP6-3 185 R-R 1929-12-23 32Melvindale,Michigan MLB1957-19621957-1962      
22Ron DavisOF6-0 180 R-R 1941-10-21 20Roanoke Rapids,North Carolina MLB1962-19691962-1969   Duke U.
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
36Dick DrottP6-0 185 R-R 1936-07-01 25Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1957-19631957-1963Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)    
43Turk FarrellP6-4 220 R-R 1934-04-08 28Boston,Massachusetts MLB1956-19691956-1969St. Mary's (Brookline,MA)    
19Ernie FazioSS5-7 165 R-R 1942-01-25 20Oakland,California MLB1962-19661962-1966St. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)Santa Clara U.
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
17Dick Gernert1B6-3 210 R-R 1928-09-28 33Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19621952-1962Reading (Reading,PA)Temple U.    
34Dave GiustiP5-11 195 R-R 1939-11-27 22Seneca Falls,New York MLB1961-19771962-1977North Syracuse (North Syracuse,NY)Syracuse U.
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
35Jim GoldenP6-0 175 L-R 1936-03-20 26Eldon,Missouri MLB1960-19631960-1963  
1954-   UDFA-PHI
 
16Billy Goodman2B-3B5-11 165 L-R 1926-03-22 36Concord,North Carolina MLB1947-19621947-1962Winecoff (Concord,NC)    
18J.C. HartmanSS6-0 175 R-R 1934-04-15 28Cottonton,Alabama MLB1962-19631962-1963  
1955-   UDFA-CHN
 
22Al HeistOF6-2 185 R-R 1927-10-05 34Brooklyn,New York MLB1960-19621960-1962Automotive Trades (Brooklyn,NY)
1949-   UDFA-SLA
 
36,40Ken JohnsonP6-4 210 R-R 1933-06-16 29West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1958-19701958-1970Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)
1952-   UDFA-PHA
 
39Russ KemmererP6-3 200 R-R 1931-11-01 30Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19631954-1963Peabody (Pittsburgh,PA)Pittsburgh, Glenville St    
10Norm Larker1B6-0 200 L-L 1930-12-27 31Beaver Meadows,Pennsylvania MLB1958-19631958-1963Hazleton Area (Hazleton,PA)    
15Bob LillisSS5-11 160 R-R 1930-06-02 32Altadena,California MLB1958-19671958-1967Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)USC
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
31Don McMahonP6-2 222 R-R 1930-01-04 32Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19741957-1974Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn,NY)    
25Roman MejiasOF6-0 175 R-R 1930-08-09 31Abreus,Cuba MLB1955-19641955-1964      
23Jim PendletonOF6-0 185 R-R 1924-01-07 38St. Charles,Missouri MLB1953-19621953-1962      
7Merritt RanewC5-10 180 L-R 1938-05-10 24Albany,Georgia MLB1962-19691962-1969Lee County (Leesburg,GA)
1957-   UDFA-MLB
 
24Dave RobertsOF6-0 172 L-L 1933-06-30 29Panama City,Panama MLB1962-19661962-1966  
1953-   UDFA-BAL
 
42Bobby ShantzP5-6 142 R-L 1925-09-26 36Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1949-19641949-1964Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)    
8Hal SmithC6-0 195 R-R 1930-12-07 31West Frankfort,Illinois MLB1955-19641955-1964Radford (Detroit,MI)    
21Al SpanglerOF6-0 175 L-L 1933-07-08 28Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19711959-1971Olney (Philadelphia,PA)Duke U.
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
33Dean StoneP6-4 205 L-L 1930-09-01 31Moline,Illinois MLB1953-19631953-1963      
20,24Don TaussigOF6-0 180 R-R 1932-02-19 30New York,New York MLB1958-19621958-1962Long Beach (Long Beach,NY)Hofstra U.    
26Johnny Temple2B5-11 175 R-R 1927-08-08 34Lexington,North Carolina MLB1952-19641952-1964   Catawba Col    
44Bobby TiefenauerP6-2 185 R-R 1929-10-10 32Desloge,Missouri MLB1952-19681952-1968Desloge (Desloge,MO)    
32,45Jim UmbrichtP6-4 215 R-R 1930-09-17 31Chicago,Illinois MLB1959-19631959-1963Decatur (Decatur,IL)Georgia
1957-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Carl WarwickOF5-10 170 R-L 1937-02-27 25Dallas,Texas MLB1961-19661961-1966Sunset (Dallas,TX)Texas Christian U.
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
24Johnny WeeklyOF6-0 200 R-R 1937-06-14 25Waterproof,Louisiana MLB1962-19641962-1964Pittsburg (Pittsburg,CA)
1956-   UDFA-NY1
 
19George Williams2B5-11 165 R-R 1939-10-23 22Detroit,Michigan MLB1961-19641961-1964  
1957-   UDFA-PHI
 
36George WittP6-3 200 R-R 1933-11-09 28Long Beach,California MLB1957-19621957-1962      
46Hal WoodeshickP6-3 200 R-L 1932-08-24 29Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19671956-1967Monaca (Monaca,PA)    
43 Players