Season Information
Team Name
1979 Houston Astros
League
National League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
89-73 (.549)   GBL: -1.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 4 / 8
Runs For/Against
583 / 582   Diff: +1
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
10
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1962-2020
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1979 Houston Astros Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    22Jesus Alou3715OF-DH6-2195RR1942-03-24Haina,DR
    1958-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB1963-19791959-19790.000DR
    47Joaquin Andujar264P6-0180BR1952-12-21San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1969-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1976-19881970-19880.000DR
    14Alan Ashby277C-1B6-2190BR1951-07-08Long Beach,CA
    1969-  3-  63-CLE
    MLB1973-19891969-19890.000US
    6Reggie Baldwin242C-1B6-1195RR1954-08-19River Rouge,MI
    1976-  3-  49-HOU
    MLB1978-19791973-19800.000US
    16Dave Bergman2641B-OF6-2190LL1953-06-06Evanston,IL
    1974-  2-  36-NYA
    MLB1975-19921974-19920.000US
    13Bruce Bochy242C-1B6-4225RR1955-04-16Landes de Boussac,FR
    1975-  1-  23-HOU
    MLB1978-19871975-19880.000FR
    23Enos Cabell2983B-1B6-5185RR1949-10-08Fort Riley,KS
    1968-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1972-19861969-19860.000US
    28Cesar Cedeno2810OF-1B6-2190RR1951-02-25Santo Domingo,DR
    1967-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1970-19861968-19860.000DR
    25Jose Cruz3110OF-DH6-0175LL1947-08-08Arroyo,PR
    1966-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1970-19881967-19880.000PR
    37Tom Dixon243P5-11175RR1955-04-23Orlando,FL
    1973- 18- 426-LAN
    MLB1977-19831977-19830.000US
    43Ken Forsch3210P6-4210RR1946-09-08Sacramento,CA
    1968- 18- 399-HOU
    MLB1970-19861968-19860.000US
    9Julio Gonzalez2632B-SS5-11165RR1952-12-25Caguas,PR
    1972-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1977-19831972-19830.000PR
    20Danny Heep211OF-1B5-11177LL1957-07-03San Antonio,TX
    1978-  2-  37-HOU
    MLB1979-19911978-19910.000US
    18Art Howe3263B-2B6-2190RR1946-12-15Pittsburgh,PA
    1971-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1974-19851971-19850.000US
    11Alan Knicely241C-1B6-0194RR1955-05-19Harrisonburg,VA
    1974-  3-  63-HOU
    MLB1979-19861974-19870.000US
    31Frank LaCorte275P6-1180RR1951-10-13San Jose,CA
    1972-  0-   0-ATL
    MLB1975-19841973-19840.000US
    39Pete Ladd221P6-3240RR1956-07-17Portland,ME
    1977- 25- 620-BOS
    MLB1979-19861977-19870.000US
    17Rafael Landestoy2632B-SS5-10165BR1953-05-28Bani,DR
    1972-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1977-19841972-19850.000DR
    30Jeff Leonard233OF-DH6-2200RR1955-09-22Philadelphia,PA
    1973-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1977-19901973-19910.000US
    39Bo McLaughlin254P6-5210RR1953-10-23Oakland,CA
    1975-  1-  14-HOU
    MLB1976-19821976-19840.000US
    54Mike Mendoza231P6-5215RR1955-11-26Inglewood,CA
    1973-  5- 116-HOU
    MLB1979-19791977-19810.000US
    36Joe Niekro3413P6-1190RR1944-11-07Martins Ferry,OH
    1966-  3-  43-CHN
    MLB1967-19881966-19880.000US
    46Randy Niemann231P6-4200LL1955-11-15Scotia,CA
    1975-  2-  30-NYA
    MLB1979-19871975-19880.000US
    34Gordie Pladson221P6-4210RR1956-07-31New Westminster,BC
    1973-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1979-19821973-19830.000CA
    21Terry Puhl223OF-1B6-2200LR1956-07-08Melville,SK
    1973-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1977-19911974-19910.000CA
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    8Luis Pujols233C-1B6-1195RR1955-11-18Santiago,DR
    1973-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1977-19851973-19870.000DR
    12Craig Reynolds265SS-2B6-1175LR1952-12-27Houston,TX
    1971-  1-  22-PIT
    MLB1975-19891971-19890.000US
    45Frank Riccelli263P6-3205LL1953-02-24Syracuse,NY
    1971-  1-  18-SFN
    MLB1976-19791976-19820.000US
    50J.R. Richard299P6-8222RR1950-03-07Vienna,LA
    1969-  1-   2-HOU
    MLB1971-19801969-19830.000US
    42Bert Roberge241P6-4190RR1954-10-03Lewiston,ME
    1976- 17- 385-HOU
    MLB1979-19861976-19860.000US
    48Vern Ruhle286P6-1187RR1951-01-25Coleman,MI
    1972- 17- 404-DET
    MLB1974-19861972-19870.000US
    35Joe Sambito274P6-1190LL1952-06-28Brooklyn,NY
    1973- 17- 404-HOU
    MLB1976-19871973-19880.000US
    24Jimmy Sexton273SS-2B5-10175RR1951-12-15Mobile,AL
    1970-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1977-19831970-19840.000US
    41Bobby Sprowl232P6-2190LL1956-04-14Sandusky,OH
    1977-  2-  39-BOS
    MLB1978-19811977-19840.000US
    33George Throop284P6-7205RR1950-11-24Pasadena,CA
    1972- 16- 378-KCA
    MLB1975-19791975-19790.000US
    29Denny Walling2553B-OF6-1185LR1954-04-17Neptune,NJ
    1975-  1-   1-OAK
    MLB1975-19921975-19920.000US
    27Bob Watson33141B-OF6-2205RR1946-04-10Los Angeles,CA
    1970- 15- 362-CHN
    MLB1966-19841965-19840.000US
    19Tom Wiedenbauer201OF-P6-1180RR1958-11-05Menomonie,WI
    1976-  7- 145-HOU
    MLB1979-19791977-19830.000US
    38Rick Williams262P6-1180RR1952-11-09Merced,CA
    1970- 27- 648-NYN
    MLB1978-19791977-19820.000US
    41Gary Wilson241P6-2185RR1954-11-21Camden,AR
    1976-  1-   2-HOU
    MLB1979-19791977-19820.000US
    40 record(s)
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