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1976 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Bo McLaughlin played for the 1976 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record80-82 (3rd in National League West)League Rank6thMLB Rank13th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerBill VirdonGeneral ManagerTal Smith
CoachesDeacon Jones (Hitting Coach), Bob Lillis (Bench Coach), Tony Pacheco (Assistant Coach), Mel Wright (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickFloyd Bannister (#1)
Attendance886,146 (Rank: 19th)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1976 Statistics -- 1976 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 1976 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1976 baseball season.

1976 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 23Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19791975-1979South Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1970-10- 247-BAL
 
47Joaquin AndujarP6-0 180 B-R 1952-12-21 23San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1970-19881976-1988  
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
39Mike BarlowP6-6 215 L-R 1948-04-30 28Stamford,New York MLB1971-19821975-1981Milford Central (Milford,NY)Syracuse U.
1970- 4-  82-LAN
 
17Ken Boswell3B6-0 172 L-R 1946-02-23 30Austin,Texas MLB1965-19771967-1977William B. Travis (Austin,TX)Sam Houston St
1965- 4-  66-NYN
 
23Enos Cabell3B6-5 185 R-R 1949-10-08 26Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1969-19861972-1986Gardena (Gardena,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1968-   UDFA-BAL
 
28Cesar CedenoOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-02-25 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1968-19861970-1986  
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
20Rich ChilesOF5-11 170 L-L 1949-11-22 26Sacramento,California MLB1968-19801971-1978Winters (Winters,CA)
1968- 2-  23-HOU
 
37Mike CosgroveP6-1 180 L-L 1951-02-17 25Phoenix,Arizona MLB1970-19771972-1976Bourgade Catholic (Phoenix,AZ)Phoenix Col
1970- 2-  38-HOU
 
25Jose CruzOF6-0 175 L-L 1947-08-08 28Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19881970-1988  
1966-   UDFA-SLN
 
16Jerry DavanonSS-2B5-11 175 R-R 1945-08-21 30Oceanside,California MLB1969-19771969-1977Hoover (San Diego,CA)Westmont Col
1966- 1-  17-SLN
 
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 29Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
43Ken ForschP6-4 210 R-R 1946-09-08 29Sacramento,California MLB1968-19861970-1986Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Oregon St
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
38Tom GriffinP6-3 210 R-R 1948-02-22 28Los Angeles,California MLB1966-19821969-1982Grant (Van Nuys,CA)
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
21Greg GrossOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-08-01 23York,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19891973-1989Red Land (Lewisberry,PA)
1970- 4-  80-HOU
 
42Larry HardyP5-10 180 R-R 1948-01-10 28Goose Creek,Texas MLB1974-19791974-1976Bellaire (Bellaire,TX)Texas
1970-23- 536-SDN
 
8Ed HerrmannC6-1 210 L-R 1946-08-27 29San Diego,California MLB1964-19781967-1978Crawford (San Diego,CA)
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
26Wilbur HowardOF6-2 175 B-R 1949-01-08 27Lowell,North Carolina MLB1973-19791973-1978Holbrook (Lowell,NC)
1968-19- 441-SE1
 
18Art Howe3B6-2 190 R-R 1946-12-15 29Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1971-19851974-1985Shaler Area (Glenshaw,PA)Wyoming
1971-   UDFA-PIT
 
29Al JavierOF5-11 170 R-R 1954-02-04 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1976-19801976-1976  
1971-   UDFA-HOU
 
6Cliff JohnsonC6-4 225 R-R 1947-07-22 28San Antonio,Texas MLB1967-19861972-1986Wheatley (San Antonio,TX)
1966- 5-  83-HOU
 
9Skip JutzeC5-11 195 R-R 1946-05-28 30Bayside,New York MLB1968-19771972-1977W Tresper Clarke (Westbury,NY)Central Connecticut St
1968- 4-  74-SLN
 
34Dan LarsonP6-0 180 R-R 1954-07-04 21Los Angeles,California MLB1972-19841976-1982Alhambra (Alhambra,CA)
1972- 1-  21-SLN
 
51Mark LemongelloP6-1 180 R-R 1955-07-21 20Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1976-19801976-1979Bridgewater Raritan (Bridgewater,NJ)
1973-   UDFA-DET
 
39Bo McLaughlinP6-5 210 R-R 1953-10-23 22Oakland,California MLB1976-19841976-1982David Lipscomb (Amelia,OH)Lipscomb U.
1975- 1-  14-HOU
 
14Roger MetzgerSS6-0 165 B-R 1947-10-10 28Fredericksburg,Texas MLB1969-19801970-1980Holy Cross (San Antonio,TX)St. Edward's U.
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
10Larry Milbourne2B6-0 165 B-R 1951-02-14 25Port Norris,New Jersey MLB1969-19851974-1984  
1969-   UDFA-BAL
 
36Joe NiekroP6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 31Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)West Liberty U.
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
30Gene PentzP6-1 200 R-R 1953-06-21 23Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1975-19811975-1978Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)
1971- 7- 159-DET
 
50J.R. RichardP6-8 222 R-R 1950-03-07 26Vienna,Louisiana MLB1969-19831971-1980Lincoln (Ruston,LA)
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
22Leon RobertsOF6-3 200 R-R 1951-01-22 25Vicksburg,Michigan MLB1972-19841974-1984Portage Northern (Portage,MI)Michigan
1972-10- 236-DET
 
45Gilberto RondonP6-2 200 R-R 1953-11-18 22Bronx,New York MLB1976-19811976-1979DeWitt Clinton (Bronx,NY)
1973- 3-  59-BAL
 
35Joe SambitoP6-1 190 L-L 1952-06-28 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1973-19881976-1987Bethpage (Bethpage,NY)Adelphi U.
1973-17- 404-HOU
 
31Paul SiebertP6-2 205 L-L 1953-06-05 23Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1974-19791974-1978Edina (Edina,MN)
1971- 3-  60-HOU
 
44Jose SosaP5-11 158 R-R 1952-12-28 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1975-19781975-1976  
1970-   UDFA-HOU
 
15Alex TaverasSS-2B5-10 155 R-R 1955-10-09 20Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1976-19851976-1983  
1974-   UDFA-HOU
 
27Bob Watson1B6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 30Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
36 Players