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1970 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Larry Dierker played for the 1970 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record79-83 (4th in National League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank13th
BallparkAstrodome
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)
Attendance1,253,444 (Rank: 11th)
Years Available1962-2018

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  
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
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  
1961-   UDFA-LAN
 
36Wade BlasingameP6-1 185 L-L 1943-11-22 26Deming,New Mexico MLB1961-19721963-1972Roosevelt (Fresno,CA)
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
56Jim BoutonP6-0 185 R-R 1939-03-08 31Newark,New Jersey MLB1962-19781962-1978Bloom Township (Chicago Heights,IL)Western Michigan U.
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
6Don BryantC6-5 200 R-R 1941-07-13 28Jasper,Florida MLB1966-19701966-1970Paxon (Jacksonville,FL)
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
28Cesar CedenoOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-02-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1968-19861970-1986  
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
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
1963-   UDFA-NYA
 
10Tommy DavisOF6-2 205 R-R 1939-03-21 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19761959-1976Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)
1956-   UDFA-BRO
 
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 23Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
31Jack DilauroP6-2 185 B-L 1943-05-03 27Akron,Ohio MLB1969-19701969-1970North (Akron,OH)Akron
1963-   UDFA-DET
 
7Johnny EdwardsC6-4 220 L-R 1938-06-10 32Columbus,Ohio MLB1959-19741961-1974West (Columbus,OH)Ohio St
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
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  
1967-   UDFA-NYA
 
48Fred GladdingP6-0 225 L-R 1936-06-28 34Flat Rock,Michigan MLB1956-19731961-1973Flat Rock (Flat Rock,MI)
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
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  
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
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)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
53Mike MarshallP5-10 180 R-R 1943-01-15 27Adrian,Michigan MLB1962-19831967-1981Adrian (Adrian,MI)Michigan St
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
14Marty MartinezSS6-1 175 B-R 1941-08-23 28Havana,Cuba MLB1960-19801962-1972  
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
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)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
21Norm MillerOF5-11 195 L-R 1946-02-05 24Los 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 26Bonham,Texas MLB1963-19841963-1984Castlemont (Oakland,CA)
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
43Dan OsinskiP6-2 195 R-R 1933-11-17 36Chicago,Illinois MLB1962-19701962-1970Barrington (Barrington,IL)
1952-   UDFA-CLE
 
9Joe Pepitone1B-OF6-2 200 L-L 1940-10-09 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1958-19731962-1973John Jay (Brooklyn,NY)
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
12Doug Rader3B6-3 230 R-R 1944-07-30 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19771967-1977Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Illinois Wesleyan U.
1965-   UDFA-HOU
 
45Jim RayP6-1 195 R-R 1944-12-01 25Rock Hill,South Carolina MLB1963-19741965-1974  
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
37Scipio SpinksP6-1 185 R-R 1947-07-12 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1966-19731969-1973Harlan (Chicago,IL)
1966-   UDFA-HOU
 
15Hector TorresSS6-0 175 R-R 1945-09-16 24Monterrey,Mexico MLB1962-19781968-1977  
1962-   UDFA-SFN
 
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
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
24Jimmy WynnOF5-9 170 R-R 1942-03-12 28Hamilton,Ohio MLB1962-19771963-1977Taft (Cincinnati,OH)Central St
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
37 Players