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1997 Houston AstrosPayroll Summary
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Luis Gonzalez earned $1,400,000 for the 1997 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record84-78 (1st in National League Central)League Rank6thMLB Rank10th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerLarry DierkerGeneral ManagerGerry Hunsicker
CoachesAlan Ashby (Bullpen Coach), Jose Cruz (First Base Coach), Mike Cubbage (Third Base Coach), Tommy McCraw (Hitting Coach), Vern Ruhle (Pitching Coach), Bill Virdon (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Braves)
#1 Draft PickLance Berkman (#16)
Payroll$32,935,000 (Rank: 20th)
Attendance2,046,781 (Rank: 15th)
Minor League AffiliatesNew Orleans Zephyrs (AAA) 74-70 ... Jackson Generals (AA) 66-73 ... Kissimmee Cobras (A+) 71-66 ... Quad Cities River Bandits (A) 59-75 ... Auburn Doubledays (A-) 29-47 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 24-36 ...
Years Available1962-2018

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Payroll Data for 1997 Houston Astros

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls 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)
Bobby AbreuLF6-0 197 L-R 1974-03-11 23Aragua,Venezuela MLB1991-20141996-2014
1990-   UDFA-HOU
150,00076634Retired  
Brad AusmusC5-11 195 R-R 1969-04-14 28New Haven,Connecticut MLB1988-20101993-2010
1987-48-1152-NYA
1,075,0002759  
Jeff Bagwell1B6-0 195 R-R 1968-05-27 29Boston,Massachusetts MLB1988-20051991-2005
1989- 4- 110-BOS
8,040,00051  
Manuel BarriosP6-0 185 R-R 1974-09-21 22Cabecea,Panama MLB1994-20031997-1998
1993-   UDFA-HOU
150,00076635  
Derek BellRF-CF6-2 215 R-R 1968-12-11 28Tampa,Florida MLB1987-20011991-2001
1987- 2-  49-TOR
3,250,0001133  
Sean Berry3B5-11 200 R-R 1966-03-22 31Santa Monica,California MLB1986-20011990-2000
1986- 1-   9-KCA
2,250,0001754  
Craig Biggio2B-C5-11 180 R-R 1965-12-14 31Smithtown,New York MLB1985-20071988-2007
1987- 1-  22-HOU
6,280,000282  
Tim BogarSS-3B6-2 198 R-R 1966-10-28 30Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1987-20021993-2001
1987- 8- 212-NYN
275,00048823  
Jose CabreraP6-0 180 R-R 1972-03-24 25Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1992-20111997-2002
1990-   UDFA-CLE
150,00076631  
Chuck CarrCF-OF5-10 165 B-R 1967-08-10 29San Bernardino,California MLB1986-20001990-1997
1986- 9- 228-CIN
325,00046320  
Tony EusebioC6-2 210 R-R 1967-04-27 30San Jose de Los Llamas,Dom Rep MLB1985-20011991-2001
1985-   UDFA-HOU
650,00033812  
Sid FernandezP6-1 230 L-L 1962-10-12 34Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1981-20011983-1997
1981- 3-  73-LAN
375,00043619  
Ramon GarciaP6-2 200 R-R 1969-12-09 27Guanare,Venezuela MLB1987-20111991-1997
1987-   UDFA-CHA
160,00069426  
Luis GonzalezLF6-2 190 L-R 1967-09-03 29Tampa,Florida MLB1987-20081990-2008
1988- 4-  90-HOU
1,400,0002478  
Tommy GreeneP6-5 225 R-R 1967-04-06 30Lumberton,North Carolina MLB1985-19971989-1997
1985- 1-  14-ATL
150,00076636  
Ricky GutierrezSS6-1 175 R-R 1970-05-23 27Miami,Florida MLB1988-20061993-2004
1988- 1-  30-BAL
420,00041015  
Mike HamptonP5-10 180 R-L 1972-09-09 24Brooksville,Florida MLB1990-20101993-2010
1990- 6- 161-SEA
1,420,0002467  
Oscar HenriquezP6-6 220 R-R 1974-01-28 23La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1993-20061997-2002
1991-   UDFA-HOU
150,00076637  
Richard HidalgoRF-CF6-3 190 R-R 1975-07-02 21Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2005
1991-   UDFA-HOU
150,00076632  
Chris HoltP6-4 205 R-R 1971-09-18 25Dallas,Texas MLB1991-20031996-2001
1992- 3-  69-HOU
150,00076633  
Thomas HowardLF-CF6-2 205 B-R 1964-12-11 32Middletown,Ohio MLB1984-20011990-2000
1986- 1-  11-SDN
750,00031910  
John HudekP6-1 205 B-R 1966-08-08 30Tampa,Florida MLB1988-19991994-1999
1988-10- 249-CHA
412,50041417  
Russ Johnson3B-2B5-10 180 R-R 1973-02-22 24Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1992-20071997-2005
1994- 1-  30-HOU
150,00076629  
Darryl KileP6-5 212 R-R 1968-12-02 28Garden Grove,California MLB1987-20021991-2002
1987-30- 782-HOU
1,700,0002176  
Randy KnorrC6-2 215 R-R 1968-11-12 28San Gabriel,California MLB1986-20041991-2001
1986-10- 263-TOR
300,00046921  
Jose LimaP6-2 205 R-R 1972-09-30 24Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091994-2006
1989-   UDFA-DET
170,00066925  
Pat ListachSS-CF5-9 170 B-R 1967-09-12 29Natchitoches,Louisiana MLB1988-19981992-1997
1988- 5- 133-MIL
750,00031911  
Mike MagnanteP6-1 185 L-L 1965-06-17 32Glendale,California MLB1985-20021991-2002
1988-11- 283-KCA
290,00048122  
Tom MartinP6-1 200 L-L 1970-05-21 27Charleston,South Carolina MLB1989-20091997-2007
1988- 6- 139-BAL
150,00076630  
Blas MinorP6-3 203 R-R 1966-03-20 31Merced,California MLB1988-20001992-1997
1988- 6- 148-PIT
150,00076638  
Ray MontgomeryRF-LF6-3 195 R-R 1969-08-08 27Bronxville,New York MLB1990-20011996-1998
1990-13- 359-HOU
155,00072127  
James MoutonLF-CF5-9 175 R-R 1968-12-29 28Denver,Colorado MLB1988-20031994-2001
1991- 7- 183-HOU
415,00041216  
Tony PenaC6-0 185 R-R 1957-06-04 40Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1976-19971980-1997
1975-   UDFA-PIT
425,00040314  
J.R. Phillips1B6-1 185 L-L 1970-04-29 27West Covina,California MLB1988-20051993-1999
1988- 4-  91-CAL
150,00076639  
Ken RamosRF-LF6-1 185 L-L 1967-06-06 30Sydney,Nebraska MLB1989-19981997-1997
1986- 6- 140-CHN
150,00076640  
Shane ReynoldsP6-3 210 R-R 1968-03-26 29Bastrop,Louisiana MLB1989-20041992-2004
1989- 3-  72-HOU
2,050,0001865  
Luis RiveraSS5-9 175 R-R 1964-01-03 33Cidra,Puerto Rico MLB1982-19981986-1998
1981-   UDFA-MON
150,00076641  
Bill SpiersSS-3B6-2 190 L-R 1966-06-05 31Orangeburg,South Carolina MLB1985-20011989-2001
1987- 1-  13-MIL
600,00035313  
Russ SpringerP6-4 220 R-R 1968-11-07 28Alexandria,Louisiana MLB1987-20101992-2010
1989- 7- 181-NYA
400,00041518  
Billy WagnerP5-11 180 L-L 1971-07-25 25Tannersville,Virginia MLB1991-20101995-2010
1993- 1-  12-HOU
185,00061324  
Donne WallP6-1 205 R-R 1967-07-11 29Potosi,Missouri MLB1989-20021995-2002
1989-18- 464-HOU
150,00076628