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1979 Houston Astros

1979 Houston Astros

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teamname:
year:
leaguename:
National League
division:
West
level:
MLB
nickname:
Astros
record:
89-73
GBL:
1.5
div rank:
2
League rank:
4
MLB Rank:
8
manager:
ballpark:
Astrodome
Attendance:
1,900,312
att rk:
10
payroll:
0
pay rk:
0
Top Draft Pick:
playoffs:
dnq
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  # player name pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info   g salary
22 Jesus Alou of 6-2 195 R R 1942-03-24 Haina,DR MLB 1963-1979 1963-1979
1958-    UDFA-SFN
42 --
47 Joaquin Andujar p 6-0 180 B R 1952-12-21 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1976-1988 1976-1988
1969-    UDFA-CIN
46 --
14 Alan Ashby c 6-2 190 B R 1951-07-08 Long Beach,CA MLB 1973-1989 1973-1989
1969-  3-  63-CLE
108 --
6 Reggie Baldwin c 6-1 195 R R 1954-08-19 River Rouge,MI MLB 1978-1979 1973-1980
1976-  3-  49-HOU
14 --
16 Dave Bergman 1b 6-2 190 L L 1953-06-06 Evanston,IL MLB 1975-1992 1972-1992
1974-  2-  36-NYA
13 --
13 Bruce Bochy c 6-4 225 R R 1955-04-16 Landes de Boussac,FR MLB 1978-1987 1977-1988
1975-  1-  23-HOU
56 --
23 Enos Cabell 3b-1b 6-5 185 R R 1949-10-08 Fort Riley,KS MLB 1972-1986 1972-1986
1968-    UDFA-BAL
155 --
28 Cesar Cedeno of 6-2 190 R R 1951-02-25 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 1970-1986 1970-1986
1967-    UDFA-HOU
132 --
25 Jose Cruz of 6-0 175 L L 1947-08-08 Arroyo,PR MLB 1970-1988 1970-1988
1966-    UDFA-SLN
157 --
37 Tom Dixon p 5-11 175 R R 1955-04-23 Orlando,FL MLB 1977-1983 1977-1983
1973- 18- 426-LAN
19 --
43 Ken Forsch p 6-4 210 R R 1946-09-08 Sacramento,CA MLB 1970-1986 1970-1986
1968- 18- 399-HOU
26 --
9 Julio Gonzalez 2b-ss 5-11 165 R R 1952-12-25 Caguas,PR MLB 1977-1983 1976-1983
1972-    UDFA-CHN
68 --
20 Danny Heep of-1b 5-11 177 L L 1957-07-03 San Antonio,TX MLB 1979-1991 1978-1991
1978-  2-  37-HOU
14 --
18 Art Howe 3b-2b 6-2 190 R R 1946-12-15 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1974-1985 1974-1985
1971-    UDFA-PIT
118 --
11 Alan Knicely c-of 6-0 194 R R 1955-05-19 Harrisonburg,VA MLB 1979-1986 1977-1987
1974-  3-  63-HOU
7 --
31 Frank LaCorte p 6-1 180 R R 1951-10-13 San Jose,CA MLB 1975-1984 1975-1984
1972-    UDFA-ATL
12 --
39 Pete Ladd p 6-3 240 R R 1956-07-17 Portland,ME MLB 1979-1986 1977-1987
1977- 25- 620-BOS
10 --
17 Rafael Landestoy 2b-ss 5-10 165 B R 1953-05-28 Bani,DR MLB 1977-1984 1976-1985
1972-    UDFA-LAN
129 --
30 Jeff Leonard of 6-2 200 R R 1955-09-22 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1977-1990 1976-1991
1973-    UDFA-LAN
134 --
39 Bo McLaughlin p 6-5 210 R R 1953-10-23 Oakland,CA MLB 1976-1982 1976-1984
1975-  1-  14-HOU
12 --
54 Mike Mendoza p 6-5 215 R R 1955-11-26 Inglewood,CA MLB 1979-1979 1977-1981
1973-  5- 116-HOU
1 --
36 Joe Niekro p 6-1 190 R R 1944-11-07 Martins Ferry,OH MLB 1967-1988 1967-1988
1966-  3-  43-CHN
38 --
46 Randy Niemann p 6-4 200 L L 1955-11-15 Scotia,CA MLB 1979-1987 1977-1988
1975-  2-  30-NYA
26 --
34 Gordie Pladson p 6-4 210 R R 1956-07-31 New Westminster,BC MLB 1979-1982 1977-1983
1973-    UDFA-HOU
4 --
21 Terry Puhl of 6-2 200 L R 1956-07-08 Melville,SK MLB 1977-1991 1976-1991
1973-    UDFA-HOU
157 --
8 Luis Pujols c 6-1 195 R R 1955-11-18 Santiago,DR MLB 1977-1985 1977-1987
1973-    UDFA-HOU
26 --
12 Craig Reynolds ss 6-1 175 L R 1952-12-27 Houston,TX MLB 1975-1989 1975-1989
1971-  1-  22-PIT
146 --
45 Frank Riccelli p 6-3 205 L L 1953-02-24 Syracuse,NY MLB 1976-1979 1976-1982
1971-  1-  18-SFN
11 --
50 J.R. Richard p 6-8 222 R R 1950-03-07 Vienna,LA MLB 1971-1980 1971-1983
1969-  1-   2-HOU
38 --
42 Bert Roberge p 6-4 190 R R 1954-10-03 Lewiston,ME MLB 1979-1986 1976-1986
1976- 17- 385-HOU
26 --
48 Vern Ruhle p 6-1 187 R R 1951-01-25 Coleman,MI MLB 1974-1986 1974-1987
1972- 17- 404-DET
13 --
35 Joe Sambito p 6-1 190 L L 1952-06-28 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1976-1987 1976-1988
1973- 17- 404-HOU
63 --
24 Jimmy Sexton ss 5-10 175 R R 1951-12-15 Mobile,AL MLB 1977-1983 1976-1984
1970-    UDFA-PIT
52 --
41 Bobby Sprowl p 6-2 190 L L 1956-04-14 Sandusky,OH MLB 1978-1981 1977-1984
1977-  2-  39-BOS
3 --
33 George Throop p 6-7 205 R R 1950-11-24 Pasadena,CA MLB 1975-1979 1975-1979
1972- 16- 378-KCA
14 --
29 Denny Walling 3b-of 6-1 185 L R 1954-04-17 Neptune,NJ MLB 1975-1992 1975-1992
1975-  1-   1-OAK
82 --
27 Bob Watson 1b-of 6-2 205 R R 1946-04-10 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1966-1984 1966-1984
1970- 15- 362-CHN
49 --
19 Tom Wiedenbauer of 6-1 180 R R 1958-11-05 Menomonie,WI MLB 1979-1979 1977-1983
1976-  7- 145-HOU
4 --
38 Rick Williams p 6-1 180 R R 1952-11-09 Merced,CA MLB 1978-1979 1977-1982
1970- 27- 648-NYN
31 --
41 Gary Wilson p 6-2 185 R R 1954-11-21 Camden,AR MLB 1979-1979 1977-1982
1976-  1-   2-HOU
6 --
40 record(s)
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