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1988 Houston AstrosPayroll Summary
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Rafael Ramirez earned $925,000 for the 1988 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record82-80 (5th in National League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank15th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerHal LanierGeneral ManagerBill Wood
CoachesYogi Berra (Bench Coach), Gene Clines (Hitting Coach), Matt Galante (First Base Coach), Marc Hill (Bullpen Coach), Rusty Kuntz (Minor League Coach), Denis Menke (Third Base Coach), Les Moss (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickWillie Ansley (#7)
Payroll$13,454,667 (Rank: 7th)
Attendance1,933,505 (Rank: 15th)
Minor League AffiliatesTucson Toros (AAA) 68-75 ... Columbus Astros (AA) 69-74 ... Osceola Astros (A+) 83-54 ... Asheville Tourists (A) 65-75 ... Auburn Astros (A-) 42-33 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 28-35 ...
Years Available1962-2018

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Payroll Data for 1988 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)
Juan AgostoP6-2 190 L-L 1958-02-23 30Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1975-19961981-1993
1974-   UDFA-BOS
157,50041221  
Larry AndersenP6-3 205 R-R 1953-05-06 35Portland,Oregon MLB1971-19951975-1994
1971- 7- 157-CLE
450,00023512  
Joaquin AndujarP6-0 180 B-R 1952-12-21 35San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1970-19881976-1988
1969-   UDFA-CIN
450,00023513  
Alan AshbyC6-2 190 B-R 1951-07-08 36Long Beach,California MLB1969-19891973-1989
1969- 3-  63-CLE
450,00023514  
Mark BaileyC6-5 195 B-R 1961-11-04 26Springfield,Missouri MLB1982-19951984-1992
1982- 6- 147-HOU
100,00048924  
Kevin BassRF-OF6-0 180 B-R 1959-05-12 29Redwood City,California MLB1977-19971982-1995
1977- 2-  29-MIL
880,0001076  
Buddy Bell3B6-3 200 R-R 1951-08-27 36Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19891972-1989
1969-16- 375-CLE
790,9091397  
Craig Biggio2B-C5-11 180 R-R 1965-12-14 22Smithtown,New York MLB1985-20071988-2007
1987- 1-  22-HOU
62,50060428  
Ernie CamachoP6-1 180 R-R 1955-02-01 33Salinas,California MLB1976-19901980-1990
1976- 4-  79-CAL
62,50060430  
Ken Caminiti3B6-0 200 B-R 1963-04-21 25Hanford,California MLB1983-20011987-2001
1984- 3-  71-HOU
62,50060429  
Casey Candaele2B-SS5-9 165 B-R 1961-01-12 27Lompoc,California MLB1980-20001986-1997
1982-   UDFA-MON
110,00047423  
Rocky ChildressP6-2 195 R-R 1962-02-18 26Santa Rosa,California MLB1980-19951985-1988
1980-21- 532-PHI
62,50060431  
Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 32Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998
1976-   UDFA-TEX
760,0001418  
Glenn Davis1B6-3 210 R-R 1961-03-28 27Jacksonville,Florida MLB1980-19961984-1993
1983-42- 817-TEX
340,00030016  
Jim DeshaiesP6-4 220 L-L 1960-06-23 28Massena,New York MLB1979-19951984-1995
1982-21- 542-NYA
205,00037220  
Bill Doran2B5-11 175 B-R 1958-05-28 30Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1977-19931982-1993
1979- 6- 138-HOU
62,50060432  
Cameron DrewLF-RF6-5 230 L-R 1964-02-12 24Boston,Massachusetts MLB1985-19911988-1988
1985- 1-  12-HOU
62,50060433  
John FishelLF-RF5-11 185 R-R 1962-11-08 25Fullerton,California MLB1982-19901988-1988
1985- 9- 222-HOU
62,50060434  
Bob ForschP6-4 200 R-R 1950-01-13 38Sacramento,California MLB1970-19891974-1989
1968-26- 594-SLN
400,00025915  
Billy HatcherLF-CF5-9 175 R-R 1960-10-04 27Williams,Arizona MLB1981-19951984-1995
1981- 6- 131-CHN
240,00035018  
Jeff HeathcockP6-4 205 R-R 1959-11-18 28Covina,California MLB1978-19901983-1988
1980- 1-   1-HOU
72,00056626  
Steve HendersonOF6-2 190 R-R 1952-11-18 35Houston,Texas MLB1974-19891977-1988
1974- 5- 119-CIN
62,50060435  
Chuck Jackson3B-CF6-0 185 R-R 1963-03-19 25Seattle,Washington MLB1984-19961987-1994
1984- 7- 175-HOU
66,50058727  
Bob KnepperP6-2 210 L-L 1954-05-25 34Akron,Ohio MLB1972-19901976-1990
1972- 2-  43-SFN
1,000,000622  
Louie MeadowsLF-RF5-11 190 L-L 1961-04-29 27Maysville,North Carolina MLB1980-19911986-1990
1982- 2-  43-HOU
62,50060436  
Dave MeadsP6-0 175 L-L 1964-01-07 24Montclair,New Jersey MLB1984-19991987-1988
1984- 6- 148-HOU
62,50060437  
Brian MeyerP6-0 190 R-R 1963-01-29 25Camden,New Jersey MLB1986-19911988-1990
1986-16- 406-HOU
62,50060438  
Jim Pankovits2B-OF5-10 175 R-R 1955-08-06 32Pennington Gap,Virginia MLB1974-19911984-1988
1976- 4-  73-HOU
150,00041622  
Terry PuhlOF6-2 200 L-R 1956-07-08 31Melville,Saskatchewan MLB1974-19911977-1991
1973-   UDFA-HOU
950,000814  
Rafael RamirezSS5-11 190 R-R 1958-02-18 30San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1977-19921980-1992
1973-   UDFA-ATL
925,000865  
Craig ReynoldsSS6-1 175 L-R 1952-12-27 35Houston,Texas MLB1971-19891975-1989
1971- 1-  22-PIT
500,00021311  
Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 41Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993
1965-12- 226-NYN
1,000,000623  
Mike ScottP6-3 215 R-R 1955-04-26 33Santa Monica,California MLB1974-19911979-1991
1976- 2-  37-NYN
666,6671699  
Craig Smajstria2B5-9 165 B-R 1962-06-19 26Houston,Texas MLB1981-19911988-1988
1981- 4-  84-CHA
62,50060439  
Dave SmithP6-1 195 R-R 1955-01-21 33San Francisco,California MLB1976-19921980-1992
1976- 8- 169-HOU
1,100,000511  
Harry Spilman1B6-1 190 L-R 1954-07-18 33Albany,Georgia MLB1974-19901978-1989
1974-   UDFA-CIN
225,00036119  
Alex TrevinoC5-11 170 R-R 1957-08-26 30Monterrey,Mexico MLB1973-19921978-1990
1974-   UDFA-NYN
312,50031217  
Denny Walling3B-OF6-1 185 L-R 1954-04-17 34Neptune,New Jersey MLB1975-19921975-1992
1975- 1-   1-OAK
575,00019010  
Gerald YoungCF6-2 185 B-R 1964-10-22 23Tele,Honduras MLB1982-20001987-1994
1982- 5- 111-NYN
85,00052425