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1962 HOUSTON COLT 45S

+    Level: MLB
Team Record:  64-96   .400
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Harry Craft
General Manager:   Paul Richards
Stadium:  
Attendance:  924,456
Playoffs:  -

Houston Colt 45s affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Pendleton (38)
Youngest Player:  Ernie Fazio (20)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Norm Larker (33)
Top Pitcher:  Turk Farrell (7)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
SF Giants10362.624--
LA Dodgers10263.6181.0
Cincinnati9864.6053.5
Pittsburgh9368.5788.0
Milwaukee8676.53115.5
St. Louis8478.51917.5
Philadelphia8180.50320.0
Houston6496.40036.5
Chi Cubs59103.36442.5
NY Mets40120.25060.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
11Joey Amalfitano2B-3BMLB5-11180RightRight1/23/193428San Pedro,CaliforniaUDFA 

39John AndersonPMLB6-1190RightRight11/23/193229St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
14Bob Aspromonte3BMLB6-2185RightRight6/19/193824Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
27Pidge Browne1BMLB6-1190LeftLeft3/21/192933Peekskill,New YorkUDFA 
30Bob BrucePMLB6-3210RightRight5/18/193329Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
33George BrunetPMLB6-1210RightLeft6/8/193527Houghton,MichiganUDFA 
18Don BuddinSSMLB5-11178RightRight5/5/193428Turbeville,South CarolinaUDFA 
4Jim BusbyOFMLB6-1175RightRight1/8/192735Kenedy,TexasUDFA 
9Jim CampbellCMLB6-0190RightRight6/24/193725Palo Alto,CaliforniaUDFA 
17Bob CervOFMLB6-0200RightRight5/5/192636Lincoln,NebraskaUDFA 
31Al CicottePMLB6-3185RightRight12/23/192932Melvindale,MichiganUDFA 
22Ron DavisOFMLB6-0180RightRight10/21/194120Roanoke Rapids,North CarolinaUDFA 
36Dick DrottPMLB6-0185RightRight7/1/193625Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
43Turk FarrellPMLB6-4220RightRight4/8/193428Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
19Ernie Fazio2BMLB5-7165RightRight1/25/194220Oakland,California1962UDFA HOU
17Dick Gernert1BMLB6-3210RightRight9/28/192833Reading,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
34Dave GiustiPMLB5-11195RightRight11/27/193922Seneca Falls,New York1961UDFA HOU
35Jim GoldenPMLB6-0175LeftRight3/20/193626Eldon,MissouriUDFA 
16Billy Goodman2B-1BMLB5-11165LeftRight3/22/192636Concord,North CarolinaUDFA 
18J.C. HartmanSSMLB6-0175RightRight4/15/193428Cottonton,AlabamaUDFA 
22Al HeistOFMLB6-2185RightRight10/5/192734Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
36,40Ken JohnsonPMLB6-4210RightRight6/16/193329West Palm Beach,FloridaUDFA 
39Russ KemmererPMLB6-3200RightRight11/1/193130Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
10Norm Larker1BMLB6-0200LeftLeft12/27/193031Beaver Meadows,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
15Bob LillisSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight6/2/193032Altadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
31Don McMahonPMLB6-2222RightRight1/4/193032Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
25Roman MejiasOFMLB6-0175RightRight8/9/193031Abreus,CubaUDFA 
23Jim PendletonOFMLB6-0185RightRight1/7/192438St. Charles,MissouriUDFA 
7Merritt RanewCMLB5-10180LeftRight5/10/193824Albany,GeorgiaUDFA 
24Dave Roberts1B-OFMLB6-0172LeftLeft6/30/193329Panama City,PanamaUDFA 
42Bobby ShantzPMLB5-6142RightLeft9/26/192536Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
8Hal SmithCMLB6-0195RightRight12/7/193031West Frankfort,IllinoisUDFA 
21Al SpanglerOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft7/8/193328Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
33Dean StonePMLB6-4205LeftLeft9/1/193031Moline,IllinoisUDFA 
20,24Don TaussigOFMLB6-0180RightRight2/19/193230New York,New YorkUDFA 
26Johnny Temple2BMLB5-11175RightRight8/8/192734Lexington,North CarolinaUDFA 
44Bobby TiefenauerPMLB6-2185RightRight10/10/192932Desloge,MissouriUDFA 
32,45Jim UmbrichtPMLB6-4215RightRight9/17/193031Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
20Carl WarwickOFMLB5-10170RightLeft2/27/193725Dallas,TexasUDFA 
24Johnny WeeklyOFMLB6-0200RightRight6/14/193725Waterproof,LouisianaUDFA 
19George Williams2BMLB5-11165RightRight10/23/193922Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
36George WittPMLB6-3200RightRight11/9/193328Long Beach,CaliforniaUDFA 
46Hal WoodeshickPMLB6-3200RightLeft8/24/193229Wilkes-Barre,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jimmy AdairAssistant Coach 
Bobby BraganAssistant Coach 
Jim BusbyThird Base Coach 
Harry CraftManager 
Cot DealPitching Coach 
Lum HarrisAssistant Coach 
Paul RichardsGeneral Manager 


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