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1973 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  82-80   .506
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Leo Durocher
General Manager:   Spec Richardson
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,394,004
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Fred Gladding (37)
Youngest Player:  Greg Gross (20)
Longest Tenure:  Norm Miller, Jimmy Wynn, Larry Dierker (9)
Top Hitter:  Cesar Cedeno (11)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Roberts (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Calvin Portley (#20)

Roster Continuity:  91.69%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9963.611--
LA Dodgers9566.5903.5
SF Giants8874.54311.0
Houston8280.50617.0
Atlanta7685.47222.5
San Diego60102.37039.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
20Tommie AgeeOFMLB5-11195RightRight8/9/194230Magnolia,Alabama1961UDFA CLE

22Jesus AlouOFMLB6-2195RightRight3/24/194231Haina,Dominican Republic1959UDFA SF
8Rafael Batista1BMLB6-1195LeftLeft10/20/194725San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
16Ray Busse3B-SSMLB6-4174RightRight9/25/194824Daytona Beach,Florida1967UDFA HOU
20Dave Campbell2B-3BMLB6-0185RightRight1/14/194231Manistee,Michigan1964UDFA DET
28Cesar CedenoOFMLB6-2190RightRight2/25/195122Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1967UDFA HOU
37Mike CosgrovePMLB6-1180LeftLeft2/17/195122Phoenix,Arizona1970238HOU
30Jim CrawfordPMLB6-3200LeftLeft9/29/195022Chicago,Illinois197214321HOU
49Larry DierkerPMLB6-4215RightRight9/22/194626Hollywood,California1964UDFA HOU
22Mike EaslerOFMLB6-1196LeftRight11/29/195022Cleveland,Ohio196914312HOU
7Johnny EdwardsCMLB6-4220LeftRight6/10/193835Columbus,Ohio1959UDFA CIN
43Ken ForschPMLB6-4210RightRight9/8/194626Sacramento,California196818399HOU
25Bob GallagherOFMLB6-3185LeftLeft7/7/194824Newton,Massachusetts1971491MIN
48Fred GladdingPMLB6-0225LeftRight6/28/193637Flat Rock,Michigan1956UDFA DET
38Tom GriffinPMLB6-3210RightRight2/22/194825Los Angeles,California196614HOU
21Greg GrossOFMLB5-11175LeftLeft8/1/195220York,Pennsylvania1970479HOU
19Tommy Helms2BMLB5-10175RightRight5/5/194132Charlotte,North Carolina1959UDFA CIN
10Larry HowardCMLB6-3200RightRight6/6/194528Columbus,Ohio1963UDFA Hoc
6Cliff Johnson1B-CMLB6-4225RightRight7/22/194725San Antonio,Texas1966583HOU
9Skip JutzeCMLB5-11195RightRight5/28/194627Bayside,New York1968474STL
46Doug KoniecznyPMLB6-4220RightRight9/27/195121Detroit,Michigan197113HOU
23Lee May1BMLB6-3205RightRight3/23/194330Birmingham,Alabama1961UDFA CIN
14Roger MetzgerSSMLB6-0165BothRight10/10/194725Fredericksburg,Texas1969116CHC
21Norm MillerOFMLB5-11195LeftRight2/5/194627Los Angeles,California1964UDFA LAA
39Juan PizarroPMLB5-11190LeftLeft2/7/193736Santurce,Puerto Rico1956UDFA Mbr
12Doug Rader3BMLB6-3230RightRight7/30/194428Chicago,Illinois1964UDFA Hoc
45Jim RayPMLB6-1195RightRight12/1/194428Rock Hill,South Carolina1963UDFA BAL
47Jerry ReussPMLB6-5217LeftLeft6/19/194924St. Louis,Missouri1967230STL
50J.R. RichardPMLB6-8222RightRight3/7/195023Vienna,Louisiana196912HOU
15Dave RobertsPMLB6-2197LeftLeft9/11/194428Gallipolis,OhioUDFA 
11Jimmy StewartOF-2BMLB6-0165BothRight6/11/193934Opelika,AlabamaUDFA 
17Gary Sutherland2B-SSMLB6-0185RightRight9/27/194428Glendale,California1965UDFA PHI
9Otis ThorntonCMLB6-1186RightRight6/30/194528Docena,Alabama196568817HOU
17Hector TorresSS-2BMLB6-0175RightRight9/16/194527Monterrey,Mexico1962UDFA SF
34Cecil UpshawPMLB6-6205RightRight10/22/194230Spearsville,Louisiana1964UDFA Mbr
27Bob Watson1B-OFMLB6-2205RightRight4/10/194627Los Angeles,California197015355CHC
40Don WilsonPMLB6-3205RightRight2/12/194528Monroe,Louisiana1964UDFA Hoc
24Jimmy WynnOFMLB5-9170RightRight3/12/194231Hamilton,Ohio1962UDFA CIN
42Jim YorkPMLB6-3200RightRight8/27/194725Maywood,California196916381KC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Rene CardenasBroadcaster 
Leo DurocherManager 
Gene ElstonBroadcaster 
Preston GomezThird Base Coach 
Grady HattonFirst Base Coach 
Hub KittlePitching Coach 
Bob LillisAssistant Coach 
Walt MathewsScout 
Loel PasseBroadcaster 
Spec RichardsonGeneral Manager 


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