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1975 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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J.R. Richard played for the 1975 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record64-97 (6th in National League West)League Rank12thMLB Rank23rd
ManagerBill Virdon,Preston GomezGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesRoger Craig (Pitching Coach), Bob Lillis (Assistant Coach), Jim Williams (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBo McLaughlin (#14)
Attendance858,002
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1975 Statistics -- 1975 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 1975 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1975 baseball season.

1975 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)
11Rob Andrews2B6-0 185 R-R 1952-12-11 22Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19791975-1979South Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1970-10- 247-BAL
 
20Rafael Batista1B6-1 195 L-L 1947-10-20 27San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1973-19751973-1975  
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
17Ken Boswell2B-3B6-0 172 L-R 1946-02-23 29Austin,Texas MLB1965-19771967-1977William B. Travis (Austin,TX)Sam Houston St
1965- 4-  66-NYN
 
23Enos CabellOF6-5 185 R-R 1949-10-08 25Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1969-19861972-1986Gardena (Gardena,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1968-   UDFA-BAL
 
28Cesar CedenoOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-02-25 24Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1968-19861970-1986  
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
37Mike CosgroveP6-1 180 L-L 1951-02-17 24Phoenix,Arizona MLB1970-19771972-1976Bourgade Catholic (Phoenix,AZ)Phoenix Col
1970- 2-  38-HOU
 
30Jim CrawfordP6-3 200 L-L 1950-09-29 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19781973-1978Tucson (Tucson,AZ)Arizona St
1972-14- 321-HOU
 
25Jose CruzOF6-0 175 L-L 1947-08-08 27Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19881970-1988  
1966-   UDFA-SLN
 
16Jerry DavanonSS5-11 175 R-R 1945-08-21 29Oceanside,California MLB1969-19771969-1977Hoover (San Diego,CA)Westmont Col
1966- 1-  17-SLN
 
20Jesus De la rosaH6-1 153 R-R 1953-08-05 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1975-19801975-1975  
1969-   UDFA-HOU
 
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 28Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
22Mike EaslerOF6-1 196 L-R 1950-11-29 24Cleveland,Ohio MLB1969-19881973-1987Benedictine (Cleveland,OH)
1969-14- 314-HOU
 
43Ken ForschP6-4 210 R-R 1946-09-08 28Sacramento,California MLB1968-19861970-1986Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Oregon St
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
24Art GardnerOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-09-21 22Madden,Mississippi MLB1975-19861975-1978South Leake (Walnut Grove,MS)
1971- 2-  36-HOU
 
35Wayne GrangerP6-2 165 R-R 1944-03-15 31Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1965-19791968-1976Huntington (Huntington,MA)Springfield Col
1965-   UDFA-SLN
 
38Tom GriffinP6-3 210 R-R 1948-02-22 27Los Angeles,California MLB1966-19821969-1982Grant (Van Nuys,CA)
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
21Greg GrossOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-08-01 22York,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19891973-1989Red Land (Lewisberry,PA)
1970- 4-  80-HOU
 
19Tommy Helms2B5-10 175 R-R 1941-05-05 34Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1959-19771964-1977West Mecklenburg (Charlotte,NC)
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
26Wilbur HowardOF6-2 175 B-R 1949-01-08 26Lowell,North Carolina MLB1973-19791973-1978Holbrook (Lowell,NC)
1968-19- 441-SE1
 
6Cliff Johnson1B-C6-4 225 R-R 1947-07-22 27San Antonio,Texas MLB1967-19861972-1986Wheatley (San Antonio,TX)
1966- 5-  83-HOU
 
9Skip JutzeC5-11 195 R-R 1946-05-28 29Bayside,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 23Detroit,Michigan MLB1971-19781973-1977St. Ladislaus (Hamtramck,MI)St. Clair County CC
1971- 1-   3-HOU
 
8Milt MayC6-0 190 L-R 1950-08-01 24Gary,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg,FL)
1968-11- 237-PIT
 
14Roger MetzgerSS6-0 165 B-R 1947-10-10 27Fredericksburg,Texas MLB1969-19801970-1980Holy Cross (San Antonio,TX)St. Edward's U.
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
10Larry Milbourne2B-SS6-0 165 B-R 1951-02-14 24Port Norris,New Jersey MLB1969-19851974-1984  
1969-   UDFA-BAL
 
36Joe NiekroP6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 30Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)West Liberty U.
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
12Doug Rader3B6-3 230 R-R 1944-07-30 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19771967-1977Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Illinois Wesleyan U.
1965-   UDFA-HOU
 
50J.R. RichardP6-8 222 R-R 1950-03-07 25Vienna,Louisiana MLB1969-19831971-1980Lincoln (Ruston,LA)
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
15Dave RobertsP6-2 197 L-L 1944-09-11 30Gallipolis,Ohio MLB1963-19811969-1981Columbia Central (Brooklyn,MI)Oregon
1963-   UDFA-PHI
 
44Fred SchermanP6-1 195 L-L 1944-07-25 30Dayton,Ohio MLB1964-19771969-1976Fairview (Sherwood,OH)Ohio St
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
31Paul SiebertP6-2 205 L-L 1953-06-05 22Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1974-19791974-1978Edina (Edina,MN)
1971- 3-  60-HOU
 
44,60Jose SosaP5-11 158 R-R 1952-12-28 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1975-19781975-1976  
1970-   UDFA-HOU
 
48Mike StantonP6-2 205 B-R 1952-09-25 22Phenix City,Alabama MLB1973-19851975-1985Santa Fe Catholic (Lakeland,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1973- 1-   5-HOU
 
27Bob Watson1B6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 29Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
42Jim YorkP6-3 200 R-R 1947-08-27 27Maywood,California MLB1969-19761970-1976Norwalk (Norwalk,CA)UCLA, Cerritos Col
1969-16- 383-KCA
 
35 Players