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1987 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 648-678 -30
Roster Continuity 87.09% 1/26
Manager(s): Hal Lanier
General Manager: Dick Wagner (1987-10-23), Bill Wood (1987-12-06), Bill Wood
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,909,902 15/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Craig Biggio (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Yogi Berra
Bullpen Coach: Gene Tenace
Hitting Coach: Denis Menke
Pitching Coach: Les Moss
Third Base Coach: Matt Galante

#1 Draft Picks

Robbie Wine (#8), Dale Berra (#20), Craig Reynolds (#22), Buddy Biancalana (#25)
National League West 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 1987 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Troy AfenirC6-4200R-R231987HOU: 1983-1-11MLB--
    49Juan AgostoP6-2190L-L291981Not draftedMLB--
    47Larry AndersenP6-3205R-R341975CLE: 1971-7-157MLB--
    14Alan AshbyC6-2190B-R351973CLE: 1969-3-63MLB--
    6Mark BaileyC6-5195B-R251984HOU: 1982-6-147MLB--
    17Kevin BassRF-OF6-0180B-R281982MIL: 1977-2-29MLB--
    4Dale BerraSS-3B6-0190R-R301977PIT: 1975-1-20MLB--
    3Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B5-11160B-R271982KCA: 1978-1-25MLB--
    11Ken Caminiti3B6-0200B-R241987HOU: 1984-3-71MLB--
    50Rocky ChildressP6-2195R-R251985PHI: 1980-21-532MLB--
    25Jose CruzOF6-0175L-L391970Not draftedMLB--
    44Danny DarwinP6-3190R-R311978Not draftedMLB--
    27Glenn Davis1B6-3210R-R261984TEX: 1983-42-817MLB--
    43Jim DeshaiesP6-4220L-L271984NYA: 1982-21-542MLB--
    19Bill Doran2B5-11175B-R291982HOU: 1979-6-138MLB--
    24Ty GaineyOF6-1190L-R261985HOU: 1979-2-34MLB--
    3Phil Garner2B-3B5-10177R-R381973OAK: 1971-1-2MLB--
    28Billy HatcherLF-CF5-9175R-R261984CHN: 1981-6-131MLB--
    31Jeff HeathcockP6-4205R-R271983HOU: 1980-1-1MLB--
    38Manny HernandezP6-0150R-R261986Not draftedMLB--
    26Paul HouseholderOF6-0180B-R281980CIN: 1976-2-47MLB--
    23Chuck Jackson3B-CF6-0185R-R241987HOU: 1984-7-175MLB--
    37Charlie KerfeldP6-6225R-R231985SEA: 1982-1-3MLB--
    39Bob KnepperP6-2210L-L331976SFN: 1972-2-43MLB--
    15Dave Lopes2B5-9170R-R421972LAN: 1968-2-26MLB--
    35Aurelio LopezP6-0220R-R381974Not draftedMLB--
    56Rob MallicoatP6-3180L-L221987HOU: 1984-1-18MLB--
    13Ron MathisP6-0175R-R281985DET: 1980-30-724MLB--
    53Dave MeadsP6-0175L-L231987HOU: 1984-6-148MLB--
    20Jim Pankovits2B-OF5-10175R-R311984HOU: 1976-4-73MLB--
    1Bert PenaSS5-11165R-R271981Not draftedMLB--
    21Terry PuhlOF6-2200L-R301977Not draftedMLB--
    12Craig ReynoldsSS6-1175L-R341975PIT: 1971-1-22MLB--
    30Ronn ReynoldsC6-0200R-R281982NYN: 1980-5-105MLB--
    34Nolan RyanP6-2195R-R401966NYN: 1965-12-226MLB--
    33Mike ScottP6-3215R-R321979NYN: 1976-2-37MLB--
    45Dave SmithP6-1195R-R321980HOU: 1976-8-169MLB--
    52Julio SolanoP6-1160R-R271983Not draftedMLB--
    10Dickie ThonSS5-11175R-R291979Not draftedMLB--
    30Tye Waller3B-OF6-0180R-R301980SLN: 1977-4-82MLB--
    29Denny Walling3B-OF6-1185L-R331975OAK: 1975-1-1MLB--
    7Robbie WineC6-2190R-R241986HOU: 1983-1-8MLB--
    2Gerald YoungCF6-2185B-R221987NYN: 1982-5-111MLB--

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