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1997 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Jose Lima played for the 1997 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record84-78 (1st in National League Central)League Rank6thMLB Rank10th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerLarry DierkerGeneral ManagerGerry Hunsicker
CoachesAlan Ashby (Bullpen Coach), Jose Cruz (First Base Coach), Mike Cubbage (Third Base Coach), Tommy McCraw (Hitting Coach), Vern Ruhle (Pitching Coach), Bill Virdon (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Braves)
#1 Draft PickLance Berkman (#16)
Payroll$32,935,000 (Rank: 20th)
Attendance2,046,781 (Rank: 15th)
Minor League AffiliatesNew Orleans Zephyrs (AAA) 74-70 ... Jackson Generals (AA) 66-73 ... Kissimmee Cobras (A+) 71-66 ... Quad Cities River Bandits (A) 59-75 ... Auburn Doubledays (A-) 29-47 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 24-36 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 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 1997 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1997 baseball season.

1997 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)
53Bobby AbreuRF6-0 197 L-R 1974-03-11 23Aragua,Venezuela MLB1991-20141996-2014  
1990-   UDFA-HOU
Retired  
11Brad AusmusC5-11 195 R-R 1969-04-14 28New Haven,Connecticut MLB1988-20101993-2010Cheshire (Cheshire,CT)
1987-48-1152-NYA
 
5Jeff Bagwell1B6-0 195 R-R 1968-05-27 29Boston,Massachusetts MLB1988-20051991-2005Xavier (Middletown,CT)Hartford
1989- 4- 110-BOS
 
46Manuel BarriosP6-0 185 R-R 1974-09-21 22Cabecea,Panama MLB1994-20031997-1998  
1993-   UDFA-HOU
 
14Derek BellRF6-2 215 R-R 1968-12-11 28Tampa,Florida MLB1987-20011991-2001King (Tampa,FL)
1987- 2-  49-TOR
 
77Sean Berry3B5-11 200 R-R 1966-03-22 31Santa Monica,California MLB1986-20011990-2000West Torrance (Torrance,CA)UCLA
1986- 1-   9-KCA
 
7Craig Biggio2B5-11 180 R-R 1965-12-14 31Smithtown,New York MLB1985-20071988-2007Kings Park (Kings Park,NY)Seton Hall U.
1987- 1-  22-HOU
 
18Tim BogarSS6-2 198 R-R 1966-10-28 30Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1987-20021993-2001Buffalo Grove (Buffalo Grove,IL)Eastern Illinois U.
1987- 8- 212-NYN
 
46Jose CabreraP6-0 180 R-R 1972-03-24 25Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1992-20111997-2002  
1990-   UDFA-CLE
 
21Chuck CarrCF5-10 165 B-R 1967-08-10 29San Bernardino,California MLB1986-20001990-1997Fontana (Fontana,CA)
1986- 9- 228-CIN
 
25Tony EusebioC6-2 210 R-R 1967-04-27 30San Jose de Los Llamas,Dom Rep MLB1985-20011991-2001San Rafael (San Rafael,DR)
1985-   UDFA-HOU
 
50Sid FernandezP6-1 230 L-L 1962-10-12 34Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1981-20011983-1997Kaiser (Honolulu,HI)
1981- 3-  73-LAN
 
59Ramon GarciaP6-2 200 R-R 1969-12-09 27Guanare,Venezuela MLB1987-20111991-1997  
1987-   UDFA-CHA
 
20Luis GonzalezLF6-2 190 L-R 1967-09-03 29Tampa,Florida MLB1987-20081990-2008Thomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)South Alabama
1988- 4-  90-HOU
 
50Tommy GreeneP6-5 225 R-R 1967-04-06 30Lumberton,North Carolina MLB1985-19971989-1997Whiteville (Whiteville,NC)
1985- 1-  14-ATL
 
12Ricky GutierrezSS6-1 175 R-R 1970-05-23 27Miami,Florida MLB1988-20061993-2004American Senior (Hialeah,FL)
1988- 1-  30-BAL
 
32Mike HamptonP5-10 180 R-L 1972-09-09 24Brooksville,Florida MLB1990-20101993-2010Crystal River (Crystal River,FL)
1990- 6- 161-SEA
 
41Oscar HenriquezP6-6 220 R-R 1974-01-28 23La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1993-20061997-2002  
1991-   UDFA-HOU
 
51Richard HidalgoCF6-3 190 R-R 1975-07-02 21Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2005  
1991-   UDFA-HOU
 
41Chris HoltP6-4 205 R-R 1971-09-18 25Dallas,Texas MLB1991-20031996-2001Skyline (Dallas,TX)Navarro Col
1992- 3-  69-HOU
 
5Thomas HowardCF6-2 205 B-R 1964-12-11 32Middletown,Ohio MLB1984-20011990-2000Valley View (Germantown,OH)Ball St
1986- 1-  11-SDN
 
43John HudekP6-1 205 B-R 1966-08-08 30Tampa,Florida MLB1988-19991994-1999Henry B. Plant (Tampa,FL)Florida So.Col
1988-10- 249-CHA
 
38Russ Johnson3B5-10 180 R-R 1973-02-22 24Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1992-20071997-2005Denham Springs (Denham Springs,LA)Louisiana St
1994- 1-  30-HOU
 
57Darryl KileP6-5 212 R-R 1968-12-02 28Garden Grove,California MLB1987-20021991-2002Norco (Norco,CA)Chaffey Col
1987-30- 782-HOU
 
15Randy KnorrC-1B6-2 215 R-R 1968-11-12 28San Gabriel,California MLB1986-20041991-2001Baldwin Park (Baldwin Park,CA)
1986-10- 263-TOR
 
33Jose LimaP6-2 205 R-R 1972-09-30 24Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091994-2006  
1989-   UDFA-DET
 
4Pat ListachSS5-9 170 B-R 1967-09-12 29Natchitoches,Louisiana MLB1988-19981992-1997Natchitoches Central (Natchitoches,LA)Arizona St, McLennan CC
1988- 5- 133-MIL
 
52Mike MagnanteP6-1 185 L-L 1965-06-17 32Glendale,California MLB1985-20021991-2002John Burroughs (Burbank,CA)UCLA
1988-11- 283-KCA
 
38Tom MartinP6-1 200 L-L 1970-05-21 27Charleston,South Carolina MLB1989-20091997-2007Bay (Panama City,FL)
1988- 6- 139-BAL
 
43Blas MinorP6-3 203 R-R 1966-03-20 31Merced,California MLB1988-20001992-1997Merced (Merced,CA)Merced Col, Arizona St
1988- 6- 148-PIT
 
39Ray MontgomeryRF6-3 195 R-R 1969-08-08 27Bronxville,New York MLB1990-20011996-1998Archbishop Stepinac (White Plains,NY)Fordham U.
1990-13- 359-HOU
 
24James MoutonCF5-9 175 R-R 1968-12-29 28Denver,Colorado MLB1988-20031994-2001Burbank (Burbank,CA)St. Mary's Col California
1991- 7- 183-HOU
 
4Tony PenaC6-0 185 R-R 1957-06-04 40Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1976-19971980-1997  
1975-   UDFA-PIT
 
31J.R. PhillipsRF-1B6-1 185 L-L 1970-04-29 27West Covina,California MLB1988-20051993-1999Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)
1988- 4-  91-CAL
 
29Ken RamosRF-LF6-1 185 L-L 1967-06-06 30Sydney,Nebraska MLB1989-19981997-1997Pueblo East (Pueblo,CO)Nebraska
1986- 6- 140-CHN
 
37Shane ReynoldsP6-3 210 R-R 1968-03-26 29Bastrop,Louisiana MLB1989-20041992-2004Ouachita Christian School (Monroe,LA)Texas
1989- 3-  72-HOU
 
3Luis RiveraSS5-9 175 R-R 1964-01-03 33Cidra,Puerto Rico MLB1982-19981986-1998  
1981-   UDFA-MON
 
28Bill Spiers3B6-2 190 L-R 1966-06-05 31Orangeburg,South Carolina MLB1985-20011989-2001Wade Hampton (Varnville,SC)Clemson U.
1987- 1-  13-MIL
 
36Russ SpringerP6-4 220 R-R 1968-11-07 28Alexandria,Louisiana MLB1987-20101992-2010Grant (Dry Prong,LA)Louisiana St
1989- 7- 181-NYA
 
13Billy WagnerP5-11 180 L-L 1971-07-25 25Tannersville,Virginia MLB1991-20101995-2010Tazewell (Tazewell,VA)Ferrum Col
1993- 1-  12-HOU
 
18Donne WallP6-1 205 R-R 1967-07-11 29Potosi,Missouri MLB1989-20021995-2002Festus (Festus,MO)UL Lafayette
1989-18- 464-HOU
 
41 Players