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1970 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Denis Menke played for the 1970 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record79-83 (4th in National League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank13th
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 PickRandy Scarbery (#7)
Years Available1962-2017

Team History -- 1970 Statistics -- 1970 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 1970 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1970 baseball season.

1970 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 28Haina,Dom Rep MLB1959-19791963-1979      
44Jim BeauchampOF6-2 205 R-R 1939-08-21 30Vinita,Oklahoma MLB1958-19731963-1973Grove (Grove,OK)Oklahoma St
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
42Jack BillinghamP6-4 215 R-R 1943-02-21 27Orlando,Florida MLB1961-19801968-1980      
36Wade BlasingameP6-1 185 L-L 1943-11-22 26Deming,New Mexico MLB1961-19721963-1972Roosevelt (Fresno,CA)    
56Jim BoutonP6-0 185 R-R 1939-03-08 31Newark,New Jersey MLB1962-19781962-1978Bloom Township (Chicago Heights,IL)Western Michigan U.    
6Don BryantC6-5 200 R-R 1941-07-13 28Jasper,Florida MLB1966-19701966-1970Paxon (Jacksonville,FL)    
28Cesar CedenoOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-02-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1968-19861970-1986      
41Ron CookP6-1 175 L-L 1947-07-11 22Jefferson,Texas MLB1970-19711970-1971  
1966- 2-  23-HOU
 
39George CulverP6-2 185 R-R 1943-07-08 26Salinas,California MLB1963-19851966-1974   Bakersfield Col    
10Tommy DavisOF6-2 205 R-R 1939-03-21 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19761959-1976Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)    
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 23Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston    
31Jack DilauroP6-2 185 B-L 1943-05-03 27Akron,Ohio MLB1969-19701969-1970North (Akron,OH)Akron    
7Johnny EdwardsC6-4 220 L-R 1938-06-10 32Columbus,Ohio MLB1959-19741961-1974West (Columbus,OH)Ohio St    
43Ken ForschP6-4 210 R-R 1946-09-08 23Sacramento,California MLB1968-19861970-1986Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Oregon St
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
19Gary GeigerOF6-0 168 L-R 1937-04-04 33Sand Ridge,Illinois MLB1958-19701958-1970Gorham (Gorham,IL)    
20Cesar GeronimoOF6-2 170 L-L 1948-03-11 22El Seybo,Dom Rep MLB1967-19831969-1983      
48Fred GladdingP6-0 225 L-R 1936-06-28 34Flat Rock,Michigan MLB1956-19731961-1973Flat Rock (Flat Rock,MI)    
38Tom GriffinP6-3 210 R-R 1948-02-22 22Los Angeles,California MLB1966-19821969-1982Grant (Van Nuys,CA)
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
46Buddy HarrisP6-7 245 R-R 1948-12-05 21Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19711970-1971Roxborough (Philadelphia,PA)Miami
1968- 1-  15-HOU
 
10Larry HowardC6-3 200 R-R 1945-06-06 25Columbus,Ohio MLB1963-19731970-1973      
26Keith LampardOF6-2 197 L-R 1945-12-20 24Warrington,England MLB1969-19701969-1970Madison (Portland,OR)Oregon
1965- 2-  24-HOU
 
23Denny LemasterP6-1 185 R-L 1939-02-25 31Corona,California MLB1962-19721962-1972Oxnard (Oxnard,CA)    
53Mike MarshallP5-10 180 R-R 1943-01-15 27Adrian,Michigan MLB1962-19831967-1981Adrian (Adrian,MI)Michigan St    
14Marty MartinezSS6-1 175 B-R 1941-08-23 28Havana,Cuba MLB1960-19801962-1972      
33John Mayberry1B6-3 220 L-L 1949-02-18 21Detroit,Michigan MLB1967-19821968-1982Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
1967- 1-   6-HOU
 
11Denis MenkeSS6-0 190 R-R 1940-07-21 29Algona,Iowa MLB1958-19741962-1974Bancroft (Bancroft,IA)    
21Norm MillerOF5-11 195 L-R 1946-02-05 24Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19741965-1974Van Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)    
18Joe Morgan2B5-7 155 L-R 1943-09-19 26Bonham,Texas MLB1963-19841963-1984Castlemont (Oakland,CA)    
43Dan OsinskiP6-2 195 R-R 1933-11-17 36Chicago,Illinois MLB1962-19701962-1970Barrington (Barrington,IL)    
9Joe Pepitone1B-OF6-2 200 L-L 1940-10-09 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1958-19731962-1973John Jay (Brooklyn,NY)    
12Doug Rader3B6-3 230 R-R 1944-07-30 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19771967-1977Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Illinois Wesleyan U.    
45Jim RayP6-1 195 R-R 1944-12-01 25Rock Hill,South Carolina MLB1963-19741965-1974      
37Scipio SpinksP6-1 185 R-R 1947-07-12 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1966-19731969-1973Harlan (Chicago,IL)    
15Hector TorresSS6-0 175 R-R 1945-09-16 24Monterrey,Mexico MLB1962-19781968-1977      
8,27Bob Watson1B6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 24Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
40Don WilsonP6-3 205 R-R 1945-02-12 25Monroe,Louisiana MLB1964-19741966-1974Centennial (Compton,CA)El Camino-Compton Center    
24Jimmy WynnOF5-9 170 R-R 1942-03-12 28Hamilton,Ohio MLB1962-19771963-1977Taft (Cincinnati,OH)Central St    
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