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1966 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Danny Coombs played for the 1966 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record72-90 (8th)League Rank8thMLB Rank18th
ManagerGrady HattonGeneral ManagerTal Smith
CoachesJim Busby (Third Base Coach), Nellie Fox (Assistant Coach), Al Heist (Assistant Coach), Gordon Jones (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickWayne Twitchell (#3)
Attendance1,872,108
Years Available1962-2017

Team History -- 1966 Statistics -- 1966 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 1966 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1966 baseball season.

1966 Houston Astros Roster

TopPREV   NEXT 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)
27Dave AdleshC6-0 187 R-R 1943-07-15 22Long Beach,California MLB1963-19681963-1968St. Anthony (Long Beach,CA)    
46Don ArlichP6-2 185 L-L 1943-02-15 23Wayne,Michigan MLB1965-19661965-1966St. Paul North (St. Paul,MN)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
14Bob Aspromonte3B6-2 185 R-R 1938-06-19 28Brooklyn,New York MLB1956-19711956-1971Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)    
7John BatemanC6-3 220 R-R 1940-07-21 25Killeen,Texas MLB1962-19721963-1972Lawton (Lawton,OK)    
9Ron BrandC5-8 170 R-R 1940-01-13 26Los Angeles,California MLB1963-19711963-1971North Hollywood (North Hollywood,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col    
30Bob BruceP6-3 210 R-R 1933-05-18 33Detroit,Michigan MLB1959-19671959-1967Highland Park Community (Highland Park,MI)Alma Col    
42Frank CarpinP5-10 172 L-L 1938-09-14 27Brooklyn,New York MLB1965-19661965-1966Benedictine (Richmond,VA)Notre Dame    
12Nate Colbert1B6-2 209 R-R 1946-04-09 20St. Louis,Missouri MLB1964-19761966-1976Sumner (St. Louis,MO)Missouri Baptist U.
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
44Danny CoombsP6-5 210 R-L 1942-03-23 24Lincoln,Maine MLB1963-19711963-1971Brewer (Brewer,ME)Seton Hall U.    
35Mike CuellarP5-11 175 L-L 1937-05-08 29Santa Clara,Cuba MLB1957-19771959-1977      
29Brock DavisOF5-10 168 L-L 1943-10-19 22Oakland,California MLB1963-19721963-1972Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)Cal St Los Angeles    
22Ron DavisOF6-0 180 R-R 1941-10-21 24Roanoke Rapids,North Carolina MLB1962-19691962-1969   Duke U.    
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 19Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston    
13Turk FarrellP6-4 220 R-R 1934-04-08 32Boston,Massachusetts MLB1956-19691956-1969St. Mary's (Brookline,MA)    
11Gene Freese3B-2B5-11 175 R-R 1934-01-08 32Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1955-19661955-1966Wheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)West Liberty U.    
46Joe GainesOF6-1 190 R-R 1936-11-22 29Bryan,Texas MLB1960-19661960-1966Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)    
4Jim Gentile1B6-4 215 L-L 1934-06-03 32San Francisco,California MLB1957-19661957-1966Sacred Heart Cathedral (San Francisco,CA)    
39Dave GiustiP5-11 195 R-R 1939-11-27 26Seneca Falls,New York MLB1961-19771962-1977North Syracuse (North Syracuse,NY)Syracuse U.    
11Julio Gotay3B6-0 180 R-R 1939-06-09 27Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1960-19691960-1969      
17Chuck Harrison1B5-10 190 R-R 1941-04-25 25Abilene,Texas MLB1965-19711965-1971Abilene (Abilene,TX)Texas Tech U.
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
8Bill HeathC5-8 175 L-R 1939-03-10 27Yuba City,California MLB1965-19691965-1969Downey (Modesto,CA)USC
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
16Sonny JacksonSS5-9 155 L-R 1944-07-09 21Washington,DC MLB1963-19741963-1974Montgomery Blair (Silver Spring,MD)    
31Gary KrollP6-6 220 R-R 1941-07-08 24Culver City,California MLB1964-19691964-1969Reseda (Reseda,CA)    
48Barry LatmanP6-3 210 R-R 1936-05-21 30Los Angeles,California MLB1957-19671957-1967Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)USC    
48Don LeeP6-4 210 R-R 1934-02-26 32Globe,Arizona MLB1957-19661957-1966   Arizona    
15Bob Lillis2B-SS5-11 160 R-R 1930-06-02 36Altadena,California MLB1958-19671958-1967Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)USC    
25Felix Mantilla3B-1B6-0 160 R-R 1934-07-29 31Isabela,Puerto Rico MLB1956-19661956-1966      
20Lee MayeOF6-2 190 L-R 1934-12-11 31Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1959-19711959-1971Jefferson (Los Angeles,CA)    
34Norm MillerOF5-11 195 L-R 1946-02-05 20Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19741965-1974Van Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col    
37Aurelio MonteagudoP5-11 185 R-R 1943-11-19 22Caibarien,Cuba MLB1963-19831963-1973      
18Joe Morgan2B5-7 155 L-R 1943-09-19 22Bonham,Texas MLB1963-19841963-1984Castlemont (Oakland,CA)    
21Dave NicholsonOF6-2 215 R-R 1939-08-29 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1960-19671960-1967Southwest (St. Louis,MO)    
33Jim OwensP5-11 190 R-R 1934-01-16 32Gifford,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19671955-1967Bradford (Bradford,PA)    
28Aaron PointerOF6-2 185 R-R 1942-04-19 24Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1963-19671963-1967McClymonds (Oakland,CA)San Francisco    
38Jim RayP6-1 195 R-R 1944-12-01 21Rock Hill,South Carolina MLB1963-19741965-1974  
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
36Claude RaymondP5-10 175 R-R 1937-05-07 29St. Jean,Quebec MLB1959-19711959-1971      
38Robin RobertsP6-0 190 B-R 1926-09-30 39Springfield,Illinois MLB1948-19661948-1966Lanphier (Springfield,IL)Michigan St    
41Carroll SemberaP6-0 155 R-R 1941-07-26 24Shiner,Texas MLB1965-19701965-1970Shiner (Shiner,TX)Trinity U.
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
22Greg SimsOF6-0 190 B-R 1946-06-28 20San Francisco,California MLB1966-19661966-1966Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
1965-   UDFA-PIT
 
10Rusty StaubOF6-2 200 L-R 1944-04-01 22New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1962-19851963-1985Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)    
40Ron TaylorP6-1 195 R-R 1937-12-13 28Toronto,Ontario MLB1962-19721962-1972North Toronto Collegiate Institute (Toronto,ON)    
38Bob Watson1B-OF6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 20Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
23Don WilsonP6-3 205 R-R 1945-02-12 21Monroe,Louisiana MLB1964-19741966-1974Centennial (Compton,CA)El Camino-Compton Center
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
24Jimmy WynnOF5-9 170 R-R 1942-03-12 24Hamilton,Ohio MLB1962-19771963-1977Taft (Cincinnati,OH)Central St    
37Chris ZacharyP6-2 200 L-R 1944-02-19 22Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1963-19731963-1973Knoxville Central (Knoxville,TN)    
45 Players