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1988 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Ernie Camacho played for the 1988 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record82-80 (5th in National League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank15th
ManagerHal LanierGeneral ManagerBill Wood
CoachesYogi Berra (Bench Coach), Gene Clines (Hitting Coach), Matt Galante (First Base Coach), Marc Hill (Bullpen Coach), Rusty Kuntz (Minor League Coach), Denis Menke (Third Base Coach), Les Moss (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickWillie Ansley (#7)
Payroll$13,454,667
Attendance1,933,505
Minor League AffiliatesTucson Toros (AAA) 68-75 ... Columbus Astros (AA) 69-74 ... Osceola Astros (A+) 83-54 ... Asheville Tourists (A) 65-75 ... Auburn Astros (A-) 42-33 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 28-35 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1988 Statistics -- 1988 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1988 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1988 baseball season.

1988 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)
49Juan AgostoP6-2 190 L-L 1958-02-23 30Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1975-19961981-1993  
1974-   UDFA-BOS
 
42Larry AndersenP6-3 205 R-R 1953-05-06 35Portland,Oregon MLB1971-19951975-1994Interlake (Bellevue,WA)Bellevue CC
1971- 7- 157-CLE
 
47Joaquin AndujarP6-0 180 B-R 1952-12-21 35San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1970-19881976-1988  
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
14Alan AshbyC6-2 190 B-R 1951-07-08 36Long 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 26Springfield,Missouri MLB1982-19951984-1992Glendale (Springfield,MO)Missouri St
1982- 6- 147-HOU
 
17Kevin BassOF6-0 180 B-R 1959-05-12 29Redwood City,California MLB1977-19971982-1995Menlo (Atherton,CA)
1977- 2-  29-MIL
 
25Buddy Bell3B6-3 200 R-R 1951-08-27 36Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19891972-1989Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Miami U., Xavier U.
1969-16- 375-CLE
 
4Craig BiggioC5-11 180 R-R 1965-12-14 22Smithtown,New York MLB1985-20071988-2007Kings Park (Kings Park,NY)Seton Hall U.
1987- 1-  22-HOU
 
13Ernie CamachoP6-1 180 R-R 1955-02-01 33Salinas,California MLB1976-19901980-1990Alisal (Salinas,CA)Hartnell Col
1976- 4-  79-CAL
 
11Ken Caminiti3B6-0 200 B-R 1963-04-21 25Hanford,California MLB1983-20011987-2001Leigh (San Jose,CA)San Jose St
1984- 3-  71-HOU
 
1Casey Candaele2B5-9 165 B-R 1961-01-12 27Lompoc,California MLB1980-20001986-1997Lompoc (Lompoc,CA)Arizona
1982-   UDFA-MON
 
50Rocky ChildressP6-2 195 R-R 1962-02-18 26Santa Rosa,California MLB1980-19951985-1988Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa,CA)Santa Rosa Junior Col
1980-21- 532-PHI
 
44Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 32Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998Bonham (Bonham,TX)Grayson County Col
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
27Glenn Davis1B6-3 210 R-R 1961-03-28 27Jacksonville,Florida MLB1980-19961984-1993University Christian (Jacksonville,FL)Georgia, State Col Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
1983-42- 817-TEX
 
43Jim DeshaiesP6-4 220 L-L 1960-06-23 28Massena,New York MLB1979-19951984-1995Massena Central (Massena,NY)Le Moyne Col
1982-21- 542-NYA
 
19Bill Doran2B5-11 175 B-R 1958-05-28 30Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1977-19931982-1993Mount Healthy (Cincinnati,OH)Miami U.
1979- 6- 138-HOU
 
3Cameron DrewOF6-5 230 L-R 1964-02-12 24Boston,Massachusetts MLB1985-19911988-1988Bordentown Military Institute (Bordentown,NJ)New Haven
1985- 1-  12-HOU
 
18John FishelOF5-11 185 R-R 1962-11-08 25Fullerton,California MLB1982-19901988-1988Loara (Anaheim,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1985- 9- 222-HOU
 
31Bob ForschP6-4 200 R-R 1950-01-13 38Sacramento,California MLB1970-19891974-1989Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Sacramento City Col
1968-26- 594-SLN
 
28Billy HatcherOF5-9 175 R-R 1960-10-04 27Williams,Arizona MLB1981-19951984-1995Williams (Williams,AZ)Yavapai Col
1981- 6- 131-CHN
 
31,41Jeff HeathcockP6-4 205 R-R 1959-11-18 28Covina,California MLB1978-19901983-1988La Quinta (Westminster,CA)Oral Roberts U., Golden West Col
1980- 1-   1-HOU
 
5Steve HendersonOF6-2 190 R-R 1952-11-18 35Houston,Texas MLB1974-19891977-1988Yates (Houston,TX)Prairie View A&M U.
1974- 5- 119-CIN
 
23Chuck Jackson3B6-0 185 R-R 1963-03-19 25Seattle,Washington MLB1984-19961987-1994Ingraham (Seattle,WA)Hawaii
1984- 7- 175-HOU
 
39Bob KnepperP6-2 210 L-L 1954-05-25 34Akron,Ohio MLB1972-19901976-1990Calistoga (Calistoga,CA)
1972- 2-  43-SFN
 
26Louie MeadowsOF5-11 190 L-L 1961-04-29 27Maysville,North Carolina MLB1980-19911986-1990   North Carolina St
1982- 2-  43-HOU
 
53Dave MeadsP6-0 175 L-L 1964-01-07 24Montclair,New Jersey MLB1984-19991987-1988   Middlesex CC
1984- 6- 148-HOU
 
35Brian MeyerP6-0 190 R-R 1963-01-29 25Camden,New Jersey MLB1986-19911988-1990   Rollins Col
1986-16- 406-HOU
 
20Jim Pankovits2B5-10 175 R-R 1955-08-06 32Pennington Gap,Virginia MLB1974-19911984-1988Douglas Freeman (Richmond,VA)South Carolina
1976- 4-  73-HOU
 
21Terry PuhlOF6-2 200 L-R 1956-07-08 31Melville,Saskatchewan MLB1974-19911977-1991Melville Comprehensive (Melville,SK)
1973-   UDFA-HOU
 
16Rafael RamirezSS5-11 190 R-R 1958-02-18 30San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1977-19921980-1992  
1973-   UDFA-ATL
 
12Craig ReynoldsSS-3B6-1 175 L-R 1952-12-27 35Houston,Texas MLB1971-19891975-1989Reagan (Houston,TX)
1971- 1-  22-PIT
 
34Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 41Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993Alvin (Alvin,TX)Alvin CC
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
33Mike ScottP6-3 215 R-R 1955-04-26 33Santa Monica,California MLB1974-19911979-1991Hawthorne (Hawthorne,CA)Pepperdine U.
1976- 2-  37-NYN
 
29Craig Smajstria2B5-9 165 B-R 1962-06-19 26Houston,Texas MLB1981-19911988-1988Pearland (Pearland,TX)
1981- 4-  84-CHA
 
45Dave SmithP6-1 195 R-R 1955-01-21 33San Francisco,California MLB1976-19921980-1992Poway (Poway,CA)San Diego St
1976- 8- 169-HOU
 
6Harry Spilman1B6-1 190 L-R 1954-07-18 33Albany,Georgia MLB1974-19901978-1989  
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
9Alex TrevinoC5-11 170 R-R 1957-08-26 30Monterrey,Mexico MLB1973-19921978-1990  
1974-   UDFA-NYN
 
29Denny Walling3B6-1 185 L-R 1954-04-17 34Neptune,New Jersey MLB1975-19921975-1992Howell (Farmingdale,NJ)Clemson U., Brookdale CC
1975- 1-   1-OAK
 
2Gerald YoungOF6-2 185 B-R 1964-10-22 23Tele,Honduras MLB1982-20001987-1994Valley (Santa Ana,CA)
1982- 5- 111-NYN
 
39 Players