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1978 Columbus Astros (AA)

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Parent Organization: Houston Astros
W-L Record: 70-73 .490
Rank: 4th in Southern League Eastern
Run Differential: 501-542 -41
Manager(s): Jimmy Johnson
Location: Columbus, Georgia
Ballpark: Golden Park
Attendance: 75,438 5/10
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Rod Boxberger (#11)
Southern League Eastern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1978 Columbus Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Michael AllenP6-3190R-R23SDN: 1972-2-25AAA--
    -David AloiP6-1182R-R22HOU: 1973-3-68AAA--
    -Reggie BaldwinC6-1195R-R23HOU: 1976-3-49MLB--
    -Bruce BochyC6-4225R-R23CHA: 1975-8-132MLB--
    -Rod BoxbergerP6-1170R-R20HOU: 1978-1-11AA--
    -Larry EubanksOF0R-R23CAL: 1973-5-91AA--
    -Duane GustavsonC6-0190R-R23CHN: 1976-10-223AAA--
    -Phil Klimas3B-1B5-11175R-R22HOU: 1976-2-25AA--
    -Alan KnicelyC-OF6-0194R-R23HOU: 1974-3-63MLB--
    -Scott LoucksOF6-0178R-R21HOU: 1977-5-118MLB--
    -Mike MendozaP6-5215R-R22HOU: 1973-5-116MLB--
    -Mark MigginsP6-3190R-L24SFN: 1974-5-101AAA--
    -Dennis Miscik1B6-1185L-L24HOU: 1976-22-505AAA--
    -Randy NiemannP6-4200L-L22MIN: 1975-3-60MLB--
    -Jim Pankovits2B-OF5-10175R-R22HOU: 1976-4-73MLB--
    -Bert PenaSS5-11165R-R18Not draftedMLB--
    -Joe Pittman2B-SS6-1180R-R24HOU: 1975-5-110MLB--
    -Gordie PladsonP6-4210R-R21Not draftedMLB--
    -Gary RajsichOF-1B6-2210L-L23HOU: 1976-11-241MLB--
    -Bert RobergeP6-4190R-R23HOU: 1976-17-385MLB--
    -Simon RosarioOF6-1159R-R21Not draftedAAA--
    -Randy RouseC6-0185R-R22HOU: 1976-21-481AA--
    -Vern RuhleP6-1187R-R27DET: 1972-17-404MLB--
    -Jeff SmithSS6-0170L-R22HOU: 1974-2-39AA--
    -Jose SosaP5-11158R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Fernando TatisIF5-11160R-R27Not draftedAA--
    -Thad TroedsonP6-3208R-R21HOU: 1978-15-375AA--
    -Jose TurnesC-1B6-2180R-R23Not draftedAA--
    -Tom WiedenbauerOF6-1180R-R19HOU: 1976-7-145MLB--

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