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1987 Houston AstrosPayroll Summary
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Nolan Ryan earned $1,225,000 for the 1987 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record76-86 (3rd in National League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank19th
ManagerHal LanierGeneral ManagerDick Wagner
CoachesYogi Berra (Bench Coach), Matt Galante (Third Base Coach), Denis Menke (Hitting Coach), Les Moss (Pitching Coach), Gene Tenace (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickCraig Biggio (#22)
Attendance1,909,902 (Rank: 15th)
Minor League AffiliatesTucson Toros (AAA) 75-67 ... Columbus Astros (AA) 67-76 ... Osceola Astros (A+) 80-59 ... Asheville Tourists (A) 91-48 ... Auburn Astros (A-) 39-36 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 32-30 ...
Years Available1962-2018

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Payroll Data for 1987 Houston Astros

TopNEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Troy AfenirC6-4 200 R-R 1963-09-21 23Escondido,California MLB1983-19931987-1992
1983- 1-  11-HOU
60,00059527  
Juan AgostoP6-2 190 L-L 1958-02-23 29Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1975-19961981-1993
1974-   UDFA-BOS
100,00040821  
Larry AndersenP6-3 205 R-R 1953-05-06 34Portland,Oregon MLB1971-19951975-1994
1971- 7- 157-CLE
300,00027816  
Alan AshbyC6-2 190 B-R 1951-07-08 35Long Beach,California MLB1969-19891973-1989
1969- 3-  63-CLE
575,00018412  
Mark BaileyC6-5 195 B-R 1961-11-04 25Springfield,Missouri MLB1982-19951984-1992
1982- 6- 147-HOU
60,00059528  
Kevin BassRF-OF6-0 180 B-R 1959-05-12 28Redwood City,California MLB1977-19971982-1995
1977- 2-  29-MIL
630,00016310  
Dale BerraSS-3B6-0 190 R-R 1956-12-13 30Ridgewood,New Jersey MLB1975-19881977-1987
1975- 1-  20-PIT
657,5001569  
Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B5-11 160 B-R 1960-02-02 27Larkspur,California MLB1978-19881982-1987
1978- 1-  25-KCA
60,00059529  
Ken Caminiti3B6-0 200 B-R 1963-04-21 24Hanford,California MLB1983-20011987-2001
1984- 3-  71-HOU
62,50051325  
Rocky ChildressP6-2 195 R-R 1962-02-18 25Santa Rosa,California MLB1980-19951985-1988
1980-21- 532-PHI
60,00059530  
Jose CruzOF6-0 175 L-L 1947-08-08 39Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19881970-1988
1966-   UDFA-SLN
755,0001244  
Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 31Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998
1976-   UDFA-TEX
740,0001325  
Glenn Davis1B6-3 210 R-R 1961-03-28 26Jacksonville,Florida MLB1980-19961984-1993
1983-42- 817-TEX
215,00032317  
Jim DeshaiesP6-4 220 L-L 1960-06-23 27Massena,New York MLB1979-19951984-1995
1982-21- 542-NYA
110,00039919  
Bill Doran2B5-11 175 B-R 1958-05-28 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1977-19931982-1993
1979- 6- 138-HOU
60,00059531  
Ty GaineyOF6-1 190 L-R 1960-12-25 26Cheraw,South Carolina MLB1979-20001985-1987
1979- 2-  34-HOU
60,00059532  
Phil Garner2B-3B5-10 177 R-R 1949-04-30 38Jefferson City,Tennessee MLB1971-19881973-1988
1971- 1-   2-OAK
450,00021814  
Billy HatcherLF-CF5-9 175 R-R 1960-10-04 26Williams,Arizona MLB1981-19951984-1995
1981- 6- 131-CHN
110,00039920  
Jeff HeathcockP6-4 205 R-R 1959-11-18 27Covina,California MLB1978-19901983-1988
1980- 1-   1-HOU
67,50049824  
Manny HernandezP6-0 150 R-R 1961-05-07 26La Romana,Dom Rep MLB1979-19911986-1989
1978-   UDFA-HOU
60,00059533  
Paul HouseholderOF6-0 180 B-R 1958-09-04 28Columbus,Ohio MLB1976-19871980-1987
1976- 2-  47-CIN
60,00059534  
Chuck Jackson3B-CF6-0 185 R-R 1963-03-19 24Seattle,Washington MLB1984-19961987-1994
1984- 7- 175-HOU
60,00059535  
Charlie KerfeldP6-6 225 R-R 1963-09-28 23Knob Knoster,Missouri MLB1983-19971985-1990
1982- 1-   3-SEA
110,03739818  
Bob KnepperP6-2 210 L-L 1954-05-25 33Akron,Ohio MLB1972-19901976-1990
1972- 2-  43-SFN
1,000,000592  
Dave Lopes2B5-9 170 R-R 1945-05-03 42East Providence,Rhode Island MLB1968-19871972-1987
1968- 2-  26-LAN
550,00019013  
Aurelio LopezP6-0 220 R-R 1948-09-21 38Tecamachalco,Mexico MLB1967-19871974-1987
1974-   UDFA-KCA
60,00059536  
Rob MallicoatP6-3 180 L-L 1964-11-16 22St. Helen's,Oregon MLB1984-19951987-1992
1984- 1-  18-HOU
60,00059537  
Ron MathisP6-0 175 R-R 1958-09-25 28Kansas City,Missouri MLB1980-19881985-1987
1980-30- 724-DET
60,00059538  
Dave MeadsP6-0 175 L-L 1964-01-07 23Montclair,New Jersey MLB1984-19991987-1988
1984- 6- 148-HOU
60,00059539  
Jim Pankovits2B-OF5-10 175 R-R 1955-08-06 31Pennington Gap,Virginia MLB1974-19911984-1988
1976- 4-  73-HOU
100,00040822  
Bert PenaSS5-11 165 R-R 1959-07-11 27Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1977-20031981-1987
1977-   UDFA-HOU
60,00059540  
Terry PuhlOF6-2 200 L-R 1956-07-08 30Melville,Saskatchewan MLB1974-19911977-1991
1973-   UDFA-HOU
900,000743  
Craig ReynoldsSS6-1 175 L-R 1952-12-27 34Houston,Texas MLB1971-19891975-1989
1971- 1-  22-PIT
416,66723015  
Ronn ReynoldsC6-0 200 R-R 1958-09-28 28Wichita,Kansas MLB1979-19901982-1990
1980- 5- 105-NYN
80,00045123  
Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 40Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993
1965-12- 226-NYN
1,225,000351  
Mike ScottP6-3 215 R-R 1955-04-26 32Santa Monica,California MLB1974-19911979-1991
1976- 2-  37-NYN
691,6671487  
Dave SmithP6-1 195 R-R 1955-01-21 32San Francisco,California MLB1976-19921980-1992
1976- 8- 169-HOU
700,0001426  
Julio SolanoP6-1 160 R-R 1960-01-08 27Agua Blanca,Dom Rep MLB1980-19941983-1989
1979-   UDFA-HOU
60,00059541  
Dickie ThonSS5-11 175 R-R 1958-06-20 29South Bend,Indiana MLB1976-19931979-1993
1975-   UDFA-CAL
675,0001508  
Tye Waller3B-OF6-0 180 R-R 1957-03-14 30Fresno,California MLB1977-19871980-1987
1977- 4-  82-SLN
60,00059542  
Denny Walling3B-OF6-1 185 L-R 1954-04-17 33Neptune,New Jersey MLB1975-19921975-1992
1975- 1-   1-OAK
595,00018211  
Robbie WineC6-2 190 R-R 1962-07-13 24Norristown,Pennsylvania MLB1982-19901986-1987
1983- 1-   8-HOU
60,00059543  
Gerald YoungCF6-2 185 B-R 1964-10-22 22Tele,Honduras MLB1982-20001987-1994
1982- 5- 111-NYN
62,50051326