Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

1971 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


Derrel Thomas played for the 1971 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record79-83 (5th in National League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank16th
ManagerHarry WalkerGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesBuddy Hancken (Assistant Coach), Hub Kittle (Assistant Coach), Jim Owens (Assistant Coach), Salty Parker (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNeil Rasmussen (#12)
Attendance1,261,589
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1971 Statistics -- 1971 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 1971 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1971 baseball season.

1971 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 29Haina,Dom Rep MLB1959-19791963-1979  
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
42Jack BillinghamP6-4 215 R-R 1943-02-21 28Orlando,Florida MLB1961-19801968-1980  
1961-   UDFA-LAN
 
36Wade BlasingameP6-1 185 L-L 1943-11-22 27Deming,New Mexico MLB1961-19721963-1972Roosevelt (Fresno,CA)
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
16Ray BusseSS-3B6-4 174 R-R 1948-09-25 22Daytona Beach,Florida MLB1967-19741971-1974   Daytona St
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
28Cesar CedenoOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-02-25 20Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1968-19861970-1986  
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
29Rich ChilesOF5-11 170 L-L 1949-11-22 21Sacramento,California MLB1968-19801971-1978Winters (Winters,CA)
1968- 2-  23-HOU
 
41Ron CookP6-1 175 L-L 1947-07-11 23Jefferson,Texas MLB1970-19711970-1971  
1966- 2-  23-HOU
 
39George CulverP6-2 185 R-R 1943-07-08 27Salinas,California MLB1963-19851966-1974   Bakersfield Col
1963-   UDFA-NYA
 
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 24Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
7Johnny EdwardsC6-4 220 L-R 1938-06-10 33Columbus,Ohio MLB1959-19741961-1974West (Columbus,OH)Ohio St
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
43Ken ForschP6-4 210 R-R 1946-09-08 24Sacramento,California MLB1968-19861970-1986Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Oregon St
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
20Cesar GeronimoOF6-2 170 L-L 1948-03-11 23El Seybo,Dom Rep MLB1967-19831969-1983  
1967-   UDFA-NYA
 
48Fred GladdingP6-0 225 L-R 1936-06-28 35Flat Rock,Michigan MLB1956-19731961-1973Flat Rock (Flat Rock,MI)
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
44Bill GreifP6-5 205 R-R 1950-04-25 21Fort Stockton,Texas MLB1968-19781971-1976John H. Reagan (Austin,TX)
1968- 3-  43-HOU
 
38Tom GriffinP6-3 210 R-R 1948-02-22 23Los Angeles,California MLB1966-19821969-1982Grant (Van Nuys,CA)
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
35Skip GuinnP5-10 180 R-L 1944-10-25 26St. Charles,Missouri MLB1968-19711968-1971Venice (Los Angeles,CA)Santa Monica Col
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
46Buddy HarrisP6-7 245 R-R 1948-12-05 22Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19711970-1971Roxborough (Philadelphia,PA)Miami
1968- 1-  15-HOU
 
8Jack HiattC6-2 190 R-R 1942-07-27 28Bakersfield,California MLB1961-19721964-1972San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1961-   UDFA-ANA
 
10Larry HowardC6-3 200 R-R 1945-06-06 26Columbus,Ohio MLB1963-19731970-1973  
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
23Denny LemasterP6-1 185 R-L 1939-02-25 32Corona,California MLB1962-19721962-1972Oxnard (Oxnard,CA)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
14Marty Martinez2B-SS6-1 175 B-R 1941-08-23 29Havana,Cuba MLB1960-19801962-1972  
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
33John Mayberry1B6-3 220 L-L 1949-02-18 22Detroit,Michigan MLB1967-19821968-1982Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
1967- 1-   6-HOU
 
11Denis Menke1B6-0 190 R-R 1940-07-21 30Algona,Iowa MLB1958-19741962-1974Bancroft (Bancroft,IA)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
15Roger MetzgerSS6-0 165 B-R 1947-10-10 23Fredericksburg,Texas MLB1969-19801970-1980Holy Cross (San Antonio,TX)St. Edward's U.
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
21Norm MillerOF5-11 195 L-R 1946-02-05 25Los 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 27Bonham,Texas MLB1963-19841963-1984Castlemont (Oakland,CA)
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
12Doug Rader3B6-3 230 R-R 1944-07-30 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19771967-1977Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Illinois Wesleyan U.
1965-   UDFA-HOU
 
45Jim RayP6-1 195 R-R 1944-12-01 26Rock Hill,South Carolina MLB1963-19741965-1974  
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
50J.R. RichardP6-8 222 R-R 1950-03-07 21Vienna,Louisiana MLB1969-19831971-1980Lincoln (Ruston,LA)
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
17Jay SchlueterOF6-0 182 R-R 1949-07-31 21Phoenix,Arizona MLB1971-19711971-1971Central (Phoenix,AZ)
1967- 2-  26-HOU
 
37Scipio SpinksP6-1 185 R-R 1947-07-12 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1966-19731969-1973Harlan (Chicago,IL)
1966-   UDFA-HOU
 
19Derrel Thomas2B6-0 160 B-R 1951-01-14 20Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19851971-1985Dorsey (Los Angeles,CA)
1969- 1-   1-HOU
 
27Bob WatsonOF-1B6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 25Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
40Don WilsonP6-3 205 R-R 1945-02-12 26Monroe,Louisiana MLB1964-19741966-1974Centennial (Compton,CA)El Camino-Compton Center
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
24Jimmy WynnOF5-9 170 R-R 1942-03-12 29Hamilton,Ohio MLB1962-19771963-1977Taft (Cincinnati,OH)Central St
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
31Larry YountP6-2 185 R-R 1950-02-15 21Houston,Texas MLB1971-19711971-1971Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)
1968- 5-  87-HOU
 
36 Players