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1977 HOUSTON ASTROS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  81-81   .500
Result:   3rd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Tal Smith
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,109,560
Playoffs: Season in progress

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (32)
Youngest Player:  Terry Puhl (20)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Watson (12)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cruz (7)
Top Pitcher:  J.R. Richard (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Ricky Adams (#14)

Roster Continuity:  69.39%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9864.605--
Cincinnati8874.54310.0
Houston8181.50017.0
SF Giants7587.46323.0
San Diego6993.42629.0
Atlanta61101.37737.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
47Joaquin AndujarPMLB6-0180BothRight12/21/195224San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1969UDFA CIN

38Floyd BannisterPMLB6-1203LeftLeft6/10/195522Pierre,South Dakota197611HOU
17Ken Boswell2BMLB6-0172LeftRight2/23/194631Austin,Texas1965466NYM
23Enos Cabell3B-1BMLB6-5185RightRight10/8/194927Fort Riley,Kansas1969UDFA BAL
19Craig Cacek1BMLB6-1200RightRight9/10/195422Hollywood,California19729205NYM
20J.J. CannonOFMLB6-3193LeftRight7/13/195323Camp Lejeune,North Carolina1974116HOU
28Cesar CedenoOFMLB6-2190RightRight2/25/195126Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1967UDFA HOU
21Willie CrawfordOFMLB6-1205LeftLeft9/7/194630Los Angeles,California1964UDFA LAD
25Jose CruzOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft8/8/194729Arroyo,Puerto Rico1967UDFA STL
37Tom DixonPMLB5-11175RightRight4/23/195522Orlando,Florida197318426LAD
13Joe FergusonC-OFMLB6-2200RightRight9/19/194630San Francisco,California19688161LAD
10Mike FischlinSS-2BMLB6-1165RightRight9/13/195521Sacramento,California19757163NYY
43Ken ForschPMLB6-4210RightRight9/8/194630Sacramento,California196818399HOU
16Jim FullerOFMLB6-3215RightRight11/28/195026Bethesda,Maryland1970241BAL
24Art GardnerOFMLB5-11175LeftLeft9/21/195224Madden,Mississippi1971236HOU
9Julio Gonzalez2B-SSMLB5-11165RightRight12/25/195224Caguas,Puerto Rico1972UDFA CHC
8Ed HerrmannCMLB6-1210LeftRight8/27/194630San Diego,California1964UDFA Mbr
26Wilbur HowardOFMLB6-2175BothRight1/8/194928Lowell,North Carolina196819443Sep
18Art Howe3B-2BMLB6-2190RightRight12/15/194630Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania1971UDFA PIT
6Cliff Johnson1B-CMLB6-4225RightRight7/22/194729San Antonio,Texas1966583HOU
46Doug KoniecznyPMLB6-4220RightRight9/27/195125Detroit,Michigan197113HOU
34Dan LarsonPMLB6-0180RightRight7/4/195422Los Angeles,California1972121STL
42Mark LemongelloPMLB6-1180RightRight7/21/195521Jersey City,New Jersey1979UDFA TOR
39Bo McLaughlinPMLB6-5210RightRight10/23/195323Oakland,California1975114HOU
14Roger MetzgerSSMLB6-0165BothRight10/10/194729Fredericksburg,Texas1969116CHC
36Joe NiekroPMLB6-1190RightRight11/7/194432Martins Ferry,Ohio1966784CLE
30Gene PentzPMLB6-1200RightRight6/21/195324Johnstown,Pennsylvania19717153DET
21Terry PuhlOFMLB6-2200LeftRight7/8/195620Melville,Saskatchewan1973UDFA HOU
53Luis PujolsCMLB6-1195RightRight11/18/195521Santiago,Dominican Republic1973UDFA HOU
50J.R. RichardPMLB6-8222RightRight3/7/195027Vienna,Louisiana196912HOU
22Leon RobertsOFMLB6-3200RightRight1/22/195126Vicksburg,Michigan197210236DET
35Joe SambitoPMLB6-1190LeftLeft6/28/195225Brooklyn,New York197317404HOU
11Rob Sperring2B-SSMLB6-1185RightRight10/10/194927San Francisco,California19715110CHC
45Roy ThomasPMLB6-6200RightRight6/22/195324Quantico,Virginia197116PHI
29Denny Walling3B-OFMLB6-1185LeftRight4/17/195423Neptune,New Jersey197511OAK
31Danny WaltonOFMLB6-0200RightRight7/14/194729Los Angeles,California196510196HOU
27Bob Watson1B-OFMLB6-2205RightRight4/10/194631Los Angeles,California197015355CHC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Gene ElstonBroadcaster 
Deacon JonesHitting Coach 
Bob LillisBench Coach 
Tony PachecoAssistant Coach 
Tal SmithGeneral Manager 
Dewayne StaatsBroadcaster 
Bill VirdonManager 
Mel WrightPitching Coach 


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