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Bob Watson played for the 1969 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
Record81-81 (5th in National League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank15th
ManagerHarry WalkerGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesBuddy Hancken (Assistant Coach), Mel McGaha (Assistant Coach), Jim Owens (Assistant Coach), Salty Parker (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJ.R. Richard (#2)
Attendance1,442,995 (Rank: 8th)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1969 Statistics -- 1969 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 1969 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1969 baseball season.

1969 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)
22Jesus AlouOF6-2 195 R-R 1942-03-24 27Haina,Dom Rep MLB1959-19791963-1979  
1958-   UDFA-SFN
42Jack BillinghamP6-4 215 R-R 1943-02-21 26Orlando,Florida MLB1961-19801968-1980  
1961-   UDFA-LAN
36Wade BlasingameP6-1 185 L-L 1943-11-22 25Deming,New Mexico MLB1961-19721963-1972Roosevelt (Fresno,CA)
1961-   UDFA-MLB
13Curt Blefary1B6-2 195 L-R 1943-07-05 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1962-19721965-1972Mahwah (Mahwah,NJ)Towson U., Wagner Col
1962-   UDFA-NYA
44Jim BoutonP6-0 185 R-R 1939-03-08 30Newark,New Jersey MLB1962-19781962-1978Bloom Township (Chicago Heights,IL)Western Michigan U.
1958-   UDFA-NYA
6Don BryantC6-5 200 R-R 1941-07-13 27Jasper,Florida MLB1966-19701966-1970Paxon (Jacksonville,FL)
1959-   UDFA-DET
31Danny CoombsP6-5 210 R-L 1942-03-23 27Lincoln,Maine MLB1963-19711963-1971Brewer (Brewer,ME)Seton Hall U.
1963-   UDFA-HOU
10Tommy DavisOF6-2 205 R-R 1939-03-21 30Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19761959-1976Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)
1956-   UDFA-BRO
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 22Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston
1964-   UDFA-HOU
7Johnny EdwardsC6-4 220 L-R 1938-06-10 31Columbus,Ohio MLB1959-19741961-1974West (Columbus,OH)Ohio St
1959-   UDFA-CIN
19Gary GeigerOF6-0 168 L-R 1937-04-04 32Sand Ridge,Illinois MLB1958-19701958-1970Gorham (Gorham,IL)    
34Cesar GeronimoOF6-2 170 L-L 1948-03-11 21El Seybo,Dom Rep MLB1967-19831969-1983  
1967-   UDFA-NYA
48Fred GladdingP6-0 225 L-R 1936-06-28 33Flat Rock,Michigan MLB1956-19731961-1973Flat Rock (Flat Rock,MI)
1956-   UDFA-DET
17Julio Gotay2B6-0 180 R-R 1939-06-09 30Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1960-19691960-1969  
1957-   UDFA-SLN
38Tom GriffinP6-3 210 R-R 1948-02-22 21Los Angeles,California MLB1966-19821969-1982Grant (Van Nuys,CA)
1966- 1-   4-HOU
35Skip GuinnP5-10 180 R-L 1944-10-25 24St. Charles,Missouri MLB1968-19711968-1971Venice (Los Angeles,CA)Santa Monica Col
1964-   UDFA-MLB
41Bill HenryP6-2 180 L-L 1927-10-15 41Alice,Texas MLB1952-19691952-1969St. Mary's (Rutherford,NJ)Seton Hall U.    
26Keith LampardOF6-2 197 L-R 1945-12-20 23Warrington,England MLB1969-19701969-1970Madison (Portland,OR)Oregon
1965- 2-  24-HOU
23Denny LemasterP6-1 185 R-L 1939-02-25 30Corona,California MLB1962-19721962-1972Oxnard (Oxnard,CA)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
14Marty MartinezOF-SS6-1 175 B-R 1941-08-23 27Havana,Cuba MLB1960-19801962-1972  
1960-   UDFA-WS1
33John Mayberry1B6-3 220 L-L 1949-02-18 20Detroit,Michigan MLB1967-19821968-1982Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
1967- 1-   6-HOU
20Leon McFaddenOF6-2 195 R-R 1944-04-26 25Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1968-19691968-1969Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1963-   UDFA-HOU
11Denis MenkeSS6-0 190 R-R 1940-07-21 28Algona,Iowa MLB1958-19741962-1974Bancroft (Bancroft,IA)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
21Norm MillerOF5-11 195 L-R 1946-02-05 23Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19741965-1974Van Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col
1964-   UDFA-ANA
18Joe Morgan2B5-7 155 L-R 1943-09-19 25Bonham,Texas MLB1963-19841963-1984Castlemont (Oakland,CA)
1962-   UDFA-HOU
12Doug Rader3B6-3 230 R-R 1944-07-30 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19771967-1977Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Illinois Wesleyan U.
1965-   UDFA-HOU
45Jim RayP6-1 195 R-R 1944-12-01 24Rock Hill,South Carolina MLB1963-19741965-1974  
1963-   UDFA-BAL
41Dan SchneiderP6-3 170 L-L 1942-08-29 26Evansville,Indiana MLB1963-19691963-1969   Arizona
1962-   UDFA-MLB
37Scipio SpinksP6-1 185 R-R 1947-07-12 21Chicago,Illinois MLB1966-19731969-1973Harlan (Chicago,IL)
1966-   UDFA-HOU
15Hector TorresSS6-0 175 R-R 1945-09-16 23Monterrey,Mexico MLB1962-19781968-1977  
1962-   UDFA-SFN
28Sandy ValdespinoOF5-8 170 L-L 1939-01-14 30San Jose De Las Lajas,Cuba MLB1965-19711965-1971  
1957-   UDFA-WS1
47Bob WatkinsP6-1 170 R-R 1948-03-12 21San Francisco,California MLB1969-19691969-1969Compton (Compton,CA)
1966-22- 423-HOU
27Bob WatsonOF-1B6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 23Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
43Ron WillisP6-2 195 R-R 1943-07-12 25Willisville,Tennessee MLB1966-19701966-1970Kirkwood (Kirkwood,MO)
1961-   UDFA-SLN
40Don WilsonP6-3 205 R-R 1945-02-12 24Monroe,Louisiana MLB1964-19741966-1974Centennial (Compton,CA)El Camino-Compton Center
1964-   UDFA-HOU
37Dooley WomackP6-0 170 L-R 1939-08-25 29Columbia,South Carolina MLB1966-19701966-1970Brookland-Cayce (Cayce,SC)
1958-   UDFA-NYA
24Jimmy WynnOF5-9 170 R-R 1942-03-12 27Hamilton,Ohio MLB1962-19771963-1977Taft (Cincinnati,OH)Central St
1962-   UDFA-CIN
37 Players