Season Information
Team Name
1978 Houston Astros
League
National League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
74-88 (.457)   GBL: -21
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 9 / 17
Runs For/Against
605 / 634   Diff: -29
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
18
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1962-2020
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1978 Houston Astros Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    22Jesus Alou3614OF-DH6-2195RR1942-03-24Haina,DR
    1958-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB1963-19791959-19790.000DR
    47Joaquin Andujar253P6-0180BR1952-12-21San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1969-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1976-19881970-19880.000DR
    6Reggie Baldwin231C-1B6-1195RR1954-08-19River Rouge,MI
    1976-  3-  49-HOU
    MLB1978-19791973-19800.000US
    38Floyd Bannister232P6-1203LL1955-06-10Pierre,SD
    1976-  1-   1-HOU
    MLB1977-19921976-19920.000US
    16Dave Bergman2531B-OF6-2190LL1953-06-06Evanston,IL
    1974-  2-  36-NYA
    MLB1975-19921974-19920.000US
    13Bruce Bochy231C-1B6-4225RR1955-04-16Landes de Boussac,FR
    1975-  1-  23-HOU
    MLB1978-19871975-19880.000FR
    23Enos Cabell2873B-1B6-5185RR1949-10-08Fort Riley,KS
    1968-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1972-19861969-19860.000US
    20J.J. Cannon242OF-DH6-3193LR1953-07-13Camp Lejeune,NC
    1974-  1-  16-HOU
    MLB1977-19801974-19830.000US
    28Cesar Cedeno279OF-1B6-2190RR1951-02-25Santo Domingo,DR
    1967-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1970-19861968-19860.000DR
    25Jose Cruz309OF-DH6-0175LL1947-08-08Arroyo,PR
    1966-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1970-19881967-19880.000PR
    37Tom Dixon232P5-11175RR1955-04-23Orlando,FL
    1973- 18- 426-LAN
    MLB1977-19831977-19830.000US
    15Keith Drumright2312B-3B5-10170LR1954-10-21Springfield,MO
    1976-  4-  79-CHN
    MLB1978-19811973-19820.000US
    13Joe Ferguson319C-OF6-2200RR1946-09-19San Francisco,CA
    1968-  8- 161-LAN
    MLB1970-19831968-19830.000US
    10Mike Fischlin222SS-2B6-1165RR1955-09-13Sacramento,CA
    1975-  7- 163-NYA
    MLB1977-19861975-19880.000US
    43Ken Forsch319P6-4210RR1946-09-08Sacramento,CA
    1968- 18- 399-HOU
    MLB1970-19861968-19860.000US
    9Julio Gonzalez2522B-SS5-11165RR1952-12-25Caguas,PR
    1972-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1977-19831972-19830.000PR
    8Ed Herrmann3111C-DH6-1210LR1946-08-27San Diego,CA
    1964-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1967-19781964-19780.000US
    26Wilbur Howard296OF-2B6-2175BR1949-01-08Lowell,NC
    1968- 19- 441-SE1
    MLB1973-19781973-19790.000US
    18Art Howe3153B-2B6-2190RR1946-12-15Pittsburgh,PA
    1971-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1974-19851971-19850.000US
    17Rafael Landestoy2522B-SS5-10165BR1953-05-28Bani,DR
    1972-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1977-19841972-19850.000DR
    42Mark Lemongello223P6-1180RR1955-07-21Jersey City,NJ
    1973-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1976-19791976-19800.000US
    46Jeff Leonard222OF-DH6-2200RR1955-09-22Philadelphia,PA
    1973-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1977-19901973-19910.000US
    39Bo McLaughlin243P6-5210RR1953-10-23Oakland,CA
    1975-  1-  14-HOU
    MLB1976-19821976-19840.000US
    14Roger Metzger309SS-2B6-0165BR1947-10-10Fredericksburg,TX
    1969-  1-  16-CHN
    MLB1970-19801969-19800.000US
    36Joe Niekro3312P6-1190RR1944-11-07Martins Ferry,OH
    1966-  3-  43-CHN
    MLB1967-19881966-19880.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    19Jim Obradovich2811B6-2200LL1949-09-13Fort Campbell,KY
    1967- 24- 472-MIN
    MLB1978-19781977-19790.000US
    30Gene Pentz254P6-1200RR1953-06-21Johnstown,PA
    1971-  7- 159-DET
    MLB1975-19781975-19810.000US
    21Terry Puhl212OF-1B6-2200LR1956-07-08Melville,SK
    1973-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1977-19911974-19910.000CA
    8Luis Pujols222C-1B6-1195RR1955-11-18Santiago,DR
    1973-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1977-19851973-19870.000DR
    45Frank Riccelli252P6-3205LL1953-02-24Syracuse,NY
    1971-  1-  18-SFN
    MLB1976-19791976-19820.000US
    50J.R. Richard288P6-8222RR1950-03-07Vienna,LA
    1969-  1-   2-HOU
    MLB1971-19801969-19830.000US
    48Vern Ruhle275P6-1187RR1951-01-25Coleman,MI
    1972- 17- 404-DET
    MLB1974-19861972-19870.000US
    35Joe Sambito263P6-1190LL1952-06-28Brooklyn,NY
    1973- 17- 404-HOU
    MLB1976-19871973-19880.000US
    24Jimmy Sexton262SS-2B5-10175RR1951-12-15Mobile,AL
    1970-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1977-19831970-19840.000US
    29Denny Walling2443B-OF6-1185LR1954-04-17Neptune,NJ
    1975-  1-   1-OAK
    MLB1975-19921975-19920.000US
    31Dan Warthen254P6-0200BL1952-12-01Omaha,NE
    1971-  2-  28-MON
    MLB1975-19781975-19820.000US
    27Bob Watson32131B-OF6-2205RR1946-04-10Los Angeles,CA
    1970- 15- 362-CHN
    MLB1966-19841965-19840.000US
    34Rick Williams251P6-1180RR1952-11-09Merced,CA
    1970- 27- 648-NYN
    MLB1978-19791977-19820.000US
    44Oscar Zamora334P5-10178RR1944-09-23Camaguey,CU
    1965-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1974-19781974-19820.000CU
    39 record(s)
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system