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1973 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Jay Schlueter played for the 1973 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record82-80 (4th in National League West)League Rank5thMLB Rank10th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerLeo DurocherGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesPreston Gomez (Third Base Coach), Grady Hatton (First Base Coach), Hub Kittle (Pitching Coach), Bob Lillis (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickCalvin Portley (#20)
Attendance1,394,004 (Rank: 8th)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1973 Statistics -- 1973 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 1973 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1973 baseball season.

1973 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)
20Tommie AgeeOF5-11 195 R-R 1942-08-09 30Magnolia,Alabama MLB1961-19731962-1973Mobile County Training (Mobile,AL)Grambling St
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
22Jesus AlouOF6-2 195 R-R 1942-03-24 31Haina,Dom Rep MLB1959-19791963-1979  
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
8Rafael Batista1B6-1 195 L-L 1947-10-20 25San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1973-19751973-1975  
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
16Ray BusseSS-3B6-4 174 R-R 1948-09-25 24Daytona Beach,Florida MLB1967-19741971-1974   Daytona St
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
20Dave Campbell3B6-0 185 R-R 1942-01-14 31Manistee,Michigan MLB1964-19771967-1974Sexton (Lansing,MI)Michigan
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
28Cesar CedenoOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-02-25 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1968-19861970-1986  
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
37Mike CosgroveP6-1 180 L-L 1951-02-17 22Phoenix,Arizona MLB1970-19771972-1976Bourgade Catholic (Phoenix,AZ)Phoenix Col
1970- 2-  38-HOU
 
30Jim CrawfordP6-3 200 L-L 1950-09-29 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19781973-1978Tucson (Tucson,AZ)Arizona St
1972-14- 321-HOU
 
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 26Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
22Mike EaslerOF6-1 196 L-R 1950-11-29 22Cleveland,Ohio MLB1969-19881973-1987Benedictine (Cleveland,OH)
1969-14- 314-HOU
 
7Johnny EdwardsC6-4 220 L-R 1938-06-10 35Columbus,Ohio MLB1959-19741961-1974West (Columbus,OH)Ohio St
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
43Ken ForschP6-4 210 R-R 1946-09-08 26Sacramento,California MLB1968-19861970-1986Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Oregon St
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
25Bob GallagherOF6-3 185 L-L 1948-07-07 24Newton,Massachusetts MLB1967-19751972-1975Bellarmine Prep (San Jose,CA)Stanford U.
1971- 4-  94-MIN
 
48Fred GladdingP6-0 225 L-R 1936-06-28 37Flat Rock,Michigan MLB1956-19731961-1973Flat Rock (Flat Rock,MI)
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
38Tom GriffinP6-3 210 R-R 1948-02-22 25Los Angeles,California MLB1966-19821969-1982Grant (Van Nuys,CA)
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
21Greg GrossOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-08-01 20York,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19891973-1989Red Land (Lewisberry,PA)
1970- 4-  80-HOU
 
19Tommy Helms2B5-10 175 R-R 1941-05-05 32Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1959-19771964-1977West Mecklenburg (Charlotte,NC)
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
10Larry HowardC6-3 200 R-R 1945-06-06 28Columbus,Ohio MLB1963-19731970-1973  
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
6Cliff Johnson1B6-4 225 R-R 1947-07-22 25San Antonio,Texas MLB1967-19861972-1986Wheatley (San Antonio,TX)
1966- 5-  83-HOU
 
9Skip JutzeC5-11 195 R-R 1946-05-28 27Bayside,New York MLB1968-19771972-1977W Tresper Clarke (Westbury,NY)Central Connecticut St
1968- 4-  74-SLN
 
46Doug KoniecznyP6-4 220 R-R 1951-09-27 21Detroit,Michigan MLB1971-19781973-1977St. Ladislaus (Hamtramck,MI)St. Clair County CC
1971- 1-   3-HOU
 
23Lee May1B6-3 205 R-R 1943-03-23 30Birmingham,Alabama MLB1961-19821965-1982A.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)
1961-   UDFA-CIN
 
14Roger MetzgerSS6-0 165 B-R 1947-10-10 25Fredericksburg,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 27Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19741965-1974Van Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
39Juan PizarroP5-11 190 L-L 1937-02-07 36Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1956-19741957-1974      
12Doug Rader3B6-3 230 R-R 1944-07-30 28Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19771967-1977Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Illinois Wesleyan U.
1965-   UDFA-HOU
 
45Jim RayP6-1 195 R-R 1944-12-01 28Rock Hill,South Carolina MLB1963-19741965-1974  
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
47Jerry ReussP6-5 217 L-L 1949-06-19 24St. Louis,Missouri MLB1967-19901969-1990Ritenour (St. Louis,MO)
1967- 2-  30-SLN
 
50J.R. RichardP6-8 222 R-R 1950-03-07 23Vienna,Louisiana MLB1969-19831971-1980Lincoln (Ruston,LA)
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
15Dave RobertsP6-2 197 L-L 1944-09-11 28Gallipolis,Ohio MLB1963-19811969-1981Columbia Central (Brooklyn,MI)Oregon
1963-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Jimmy Stewart3B6-0 165 B-R 1939-06-11 34Opelika,Alabama MLB1961-19731963-1973Bloomfield (Bloomfield,NJ)Austin Peay St
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
17Gary Sutherland2B6-0 185 R-R 1944-09-27 28Glendale,California MLB1965-19781966-1978Glendale (Glendale,CA)USC
1964-   UDFA-PHI
 
9Otis ThorntonC6-1 186 R-R 1945-06-30 28Docena,Alabama MLB1973-19731973-1973Westfield (Docena,AL)
1965-68- 817-HOU
 
17Hector TorresSS-2B6-0 175 R-R 1945-09-16 27Monterrey,Mexico MLB1962-19781968-1977  
1962-   UDFA-SFN
 
34Cecil UpshawP6-6 205 R-R 1942-10-22 30Spearsville,Louisiana MLB1964-19751966-1975Bossier (Bossier City,LA)Centenary Col
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
27Bob WatsonOF6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 27Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
40Don WilsonP6-3 205 R-R 1945-02-12 28Monroe,Louisiana MLB1964-19741966-1974Centennial (Compton,CA)El Camino-Compton Center
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
24Jimmy WynnOF5-9 170 R-R 1942-03-12 31Hamilton,Ohio MLB1962-19771963-1977Taft (Cincinnati,OH)Central St
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
42Jim YorkP6-3 200 R-R 1947-08-27 25Maywood,California MLB1969-19761970-1976Norwalk (Norwalk,CA)UCLA, Cerritos Col
1969-16- 383-KCA
 
39 Players