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1985 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Julio Solano played for the 1985 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record83-79 (3rd in National League West)League Rank6thMLB Rank13th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerBob LillisGeneral ManagerAl Rosen
CoachesCot Deal (Assistant Coach), Matt Galante (Third Base Coach), Don Leppert (Bullpen Coach), Denis Menke (Hitting Coach), Les Moss (Pitching Coach), Jerry Walker (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickCameron Drew (#12)
Attendance1,184,314 (Rank: 21st)
Minor League AffiliatesTucson Toros (AAA) 65-75 ... Columbus Astros (AA) 79-65 ... Osceola Astros (A+) 77-58 ... Asheville Tourists (A) 76-62 ... Auburn Astros (A-) 47-31 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 24-37 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1985 Statistics -- 1985 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 1985 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1985 baseball season.

1985 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)
14Alan AshbyC6-2 190 B-R 1951-07-08 33Long Beach,California MLB1969-19891973-1989San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1969- 3-  63-CLE
 
6Mark BaileyC6-5 195 B-R 1961-11-04 23Springfield,Missouri MLB1982-19951984-1992Glendale (Springfield,MO)Missouri St
1982- 6- 147-HOU
 
17Kevin BassOF6-0 180 B-R 1959-05-12 26Redwood City,California MLB1977-19971982-1995Menlo (Atherton,CA)
1977- 2-  29-MIL
 
9Eric BullockOF5-11 185 L-L 1960-02-16 25Los Angeles,California MLB1981-19951985-1992South Gate (South Gate,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Los Angeles Harbor Col
1981- 1-   5-SDN
 
23Enos Cabell1B6-5 185 R-R 1949-10-08 35Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1969-19861972-1986Gardena (Gardena,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1968-   UDFA-BAL
 
49Jeff CalhounP6-2 190 L-L 1958-04-11 27LaGrange,Georgia MLB1980-19881984-1988Parklane Academy (McComb,MS)Mississippi
1980- 3-  69-HOU
 
25Jose CruzOF6-0 175 L-L 1947-08-08 37Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19881970-1988  
1966-   UDFA-SLN
 
27Glenn Davis1B6-3 210 R-R 1961-03-28 24Jacksonville,Florida MLB1980-19961984-1993University Christian (Jacksonville,FL)Georgia, State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1983-42- 817-TEX
 
46Bill DawleyP6-4 240 R-R 1958-02-06 27Norwich,Connecticut MLB1976-19891983-1989Griswold (Jewett City,CT)
1976- 7- 167-CIN
 
43Jim DeshaiesP6-4 220 L-L 1960-06-23 25Massena,New York MLB1979-19951984-1995Massena Central (Massena,NY)Le Moyne Col
1982-21- 542-NYA
 
11Frank DiPinoP6-0 180 L-L 1956-10-22 28Syracuse,New York MLB1977-19951981-1993West Genesee (Camillus,NY)Saint Leo U.
1977-   UDFA-MIL
 
19Bill Doran2B5-11 175 B-R 1958-05-28 27Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1977-19931982-1993Mount Healthy (Cincinnati,OH)Miami U.
1979- 6- 138-HOU
 
24Ty GaineyOF6-1 190 L-R 1960-12-25 24Cheraw,South Carolina MLB1979-20001985-1987Cheraw (Cheraw,SC)
1979- 2-  34-HOU
 
3Phil Garner3B5-10 177 R-R 1949-04-30 36Jefferson City,Tennessee MLB1971-19881973-1988Bearden (Knoxville,TN)Tennessee
1971- 1-   2-OAK
 
31Jeff HeathcockP6-4 205 R-R 1959-11-18 25Covina,California MLB1978-19901983-1988La Quinta (Westminster,CA)Oral Roberts U., Golden West Col
1980- 1-   1-HOU
 
22Chris JonesOF6-0 183 L-L 1957-07-13 27Los Angeles,California MLB1979-19911985-1986Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)San Diego St
1979-25- 625-HOU
 
37Charlie KerfeldP6-6 225 R-R 1963-09-28 21Knob Knoster,Missouri MLB1983-19971985-1990Carson (Carson City,NV)Yavapai Col
1982- 1-   3-SEA
 
39Bob KnepperP6-2 210 L-L 1954-05-25 31Akron,Ohio MLB1972-19901976-1990Calistoga (Calistoga,CA)
1972- 2-  43-SFN
 
41Mark KnudsonP6-5 205 R-R 1960-10-28 24Denver,Colorado MLB1982-19931985-1993Northglenn (Northglenn,CO)Colorado St
1982- 3-  69-HOU
 
53Mike MaddenP6-1 190 L-L 1958-01-13 27Denver,Colorado MLB1978-19861983-1986Palmer (Colorado Springs,CO)No.Colorado
1976- 3-  69-PIT
 
42Ron MathisP6-0 175 R-R 1958-09-25 26Kansas City,Missouri MLB1980-19881985-1987Riverview Gardens (St. Louis,MO)Missouri
1980-30- 724-DET
 
4John MizerockC5-11 190 L-R 1960-12-08 24Punxsutawney,Pennsylvania MLB1979-19901983-1989Punxsutawney Area (Punxsutawney,PA)
1979- 1-   8-HOU
 
28Jerry MumphreyOF6-2 185 B-R 1952-09-09 32Tyler,Texas MLB1971-19881974-1988Chapel Hill (Tyler,TX)
1971- 4-  81-SLN
 
36Joe NiekroP6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 40Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)West Liberty U.
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
20Jim PankovitsOF-2B5-10 175 R-R 1955-08-06 29Pennington Gap,Virginia MLB1974-19911984-1988Douglas Freeman (Richmond,VA)South Carolina
1976- 4-  73-HOU
 
1Bert Pena3B-SS5-11 165 R-R 1959-07-11 25Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1977-20031981-1987  
1977-   UDFA-HOU
 
21Terry PuhlOF6-2 200 L-R 1956-07-08 28Melville,Saskatchewan MLB1974-19911977-1991Melville Comprehensive (Melville,SK)
1973-   UDFA-HOU
 
12Craig ReynoldsSS6-1 175 L-R 1952-12-27 32Houston,Texas MLB1971-19891975-1989Reagan (Houston,TX)
1971- 1-  22-PIT
 
23German Rivera3B6-2 195 R-R 1960-07-06 24Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1978-19901983-1985  
1977-   UDFA-LAN
 
47Mark RossP6-0 195 R-R 1957-08-08 27Galveston,Texas MLB1976-19911982-1990Mount Carmel (Houston,TX)Texas A&M U.
1979- 7- 164-HOU
 
34Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 38Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993Alvin (Alvin,TX)Alvin CC
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
33Mike ScottP6-3 215 R-R 1955-04-26 30Santa Monica,California MLB1974-19911979-1991Hawthorne (Hawthorne,CA)Pepperdine U.
1976- 2-  37-NYN
 
45Dave SmithP6-1 195 R-R 1955-01-21 30San Francisco,California MLB1976-19921980-1992Poway (Poway,CA)San Diego St
1976- 8- 169-HOU
 
52Julio SolanoP6-1 160 R-R 1960-01-08 25Agua Blanca,Dom Rep MLB1980-19941983-1989  
1979-   UDFA-HOU
 
16Harry Spilman1B6-1 190 L-R 1954-07-18 30Albany,Georgia MLB1974-19901978-1989  
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
10Dickie ThonSS5-11 175 R-R 1958-06-20 27South Bend,Indiana MLB1976-19931979-1993  
1975-   UDFA-CAL
 
18Tim TolmanOF-1B6-0 195 R-R 1956-04-20 29Santa Monica,California MLB1976-19891981-1987Loyola (Los Angeles,CA)USC
1978-12- 297-HOU
 
29Denny Walling3B-1B6-1 185 L-R 1954-04-17 31Neptune,New Jersey MLB1975-19921975-1992Howell (Farmingdale,NJ)Clemson U., Brookdale CC
1975- 1-   1-OAK
 
38 Players