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1978 COLUMBUS ASTROS

+    Level: AA
Location:  Columbus,GA
Team Record:  70-73   .490
Result:   4th in Southern League - Eastern Division
Affiliate:  Houston Astros
Manager(s):  Jimmy Johnson
Stadium:  Golden Park
Attendance:  75,438
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Vern Ruhle (27)
Youngest Player:  Bert Pena (18)
Top Hitter:  Jim Pankovits (15)
Top Pitcher:  Jeff Smith (1)
Southern League Standings
EasternWLPctGB
Orlando8261.573--
Jacksonville7369.5148.5
Savannah7272.50010.5
Columbus7073.49012.0
Charlotte6678.45816.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
-Michael AllenPAAA6-3190RightRight8/31/195423Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1972225SDN

-David AloiPAAA6-1182RightRight10/3/195522Vallejo,California1973368HOU
-Reggie BaldwinCMLB6-1195RightRight8/19/195423River Rouge,Michigan1976349HOU
-Bruce BochyCMLB6-4225RightRight4/16/195523Landes de Boussac,France19758132CHA
-Rod BoxbergerPAA6-1170RightRight8/22/195720Santa Ana,California1978111HOU
-Larry EubanksOFAA 3/7/195523 1973591CAL
-Duane GustavsonCAAA6-0190RightRight1/22/195523Mundelein,Illinois197610223CHN
-Phil Klimas3B-1BAA5-11175RightRight5/20/195622Chicago,Illinois1976225HOU
-Alan KnicelyC-OFMLB6-0194RightRight5/19/195523Harrisonburg,Virginia1974363HOU
-Scott LoucksOFMLB6-0178RightRight11/11/195621Anchorage,Alaska19775118HOU
-Mike MendozaPMLB6-5215RightRight11/26/195522Inglewood,California19735116HOU
-Mark MigginsPAAA6-3190RightLeft5/6/195424Miami,Florida19745101SFN
-Dennis Miscik1BAAA6-1185LeftLeft4/27/195424Calumet,Pennsylvania197622505HOU
-Randy NiemannPMLB6-4200LeftLeft11/15/195522Scotia,California1975360MIN
-Jim Pankovits2B-OFMLB5-10175RightRight8/6/195522Pennington Gap,Virginia1976473HOU
-Bert PenaSSMLB5-11165RightRight7/11/195918Santurce,Puerto Rico1977UDFA HOU
-Joe Pittman2B-SSMLB6-1180RightRight1/1/195424Houston,Texas19755110HOU
-Gordie PladsonPMLB6-4210RightRight7/31/195621New Westminster,British Columbia1973UDFA HOU
-Gary RajsichOF-1BMLB6-2210LeftLeft10/28/195423Youngstown,Ohio197611241HOU
-Bert RobergePMLB6-4190RightRight10/3/195423Lewiston,Maine197617385HOU
-Simon RosarioOFAAA6-1159RightRight5/18/195721Paraje Clavellina,Dominican Republic1978UDFA HOU
-Randy RouseCAA - 197621481HOU
-Vern RuhlePMLB6-1187RightRight1/25/195127Coleman,Michigan197217404DET
-Jeff SmithSSAA6-0170LeftRight11/20/195522Wilmington,North Carolina1974239HOU
-Jose SosaPMLB5-11158RightRight12/28/195225Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1970UDFA HOU
-Fernando TatisAA - 1978UDFA HOU
-Thad TroedsonPAA6-3208RightRight7/9/195621San Jose,California197815375HOU
-Jose TurnesAA - 1978UDFA HOU
-Tom WiedenbauerOFMLB6-1180RightRight11/5/195819Menomonie,Wisconsin19767145HOU
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jimmy JohnsonManager 


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