Season Information
Team Name
1981 Houston Astros
National League
W-L Record
61-49 (.555)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
0 / 5 / 8
Runs For/Against
394 / 331   Diff: +63
Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
Playoff Series
Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
Playoff Series
NLDS vs LAN (L 3-2)
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Curtis Burke (3-75)
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1981 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1981Houston AstrosNational LeagueWestMLB1106149.555039433163051,321,2826Bill VirdonAstrodomeLost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981Tucson TorosPacific Coast LeagueSouthernAAA1395782.41040.5746777-3149188,4886Jimmy JohnsonHi Corbett Fielddnq
1981Columbus AstrosSouthern LeagueEasternAA1416378.44715.5660750-9059109,1357Matt GalanteGolden Parkdnq
1981Daytona AstrosFlorida State LeagueNorthernA+1356867.50412644570744670,1944Carlos AlfonsoJackie Robinson BallparkLeague Champions
1981Gulf Coast Astros BlueGulf Coast League-Rk602238.36720210325-115121200Eric Swanson---dnq
1981Gulf Coast Astros OrangeGulf Coast League-Rk613328.5419.5306246604400Lyle Olsen---dnq
6 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1981 Houston Astros

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Joaquin AndujarPBR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB)SLN, SLN
    Elliott Antonetty1B-OFRR0RkGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Ricardo ApontePBR25AAATucson Toros (AAA), Columbus Astros (AA)---
    Alan AshbyCBR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Julio BeltranSSRR23AAColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Julio Benjamin1BRR20RkGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Steve BensonSSRR24AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Dave Bergman1BLL28MLBHouston Astros (MLB)SFN
    Don BertiCRR21AAGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Russ Blaylock3B-PRR0RkGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Keith BodieOFRR25AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Eddie BoninePRR23AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Randy BraunOFLR21AAAGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Larry BrownPRR24AAAColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Eric BullockOFLL21MLBDaytona Astros (A+), Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Curtis BurkeOFRR21AAGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Paul CacciatorePRR0AAColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Jeff CalhounPLL23MLBDaytona Astros (A+)---
    Mike CallahanP---R21A+Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Mark CampbellCRR25AAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Glenn Carpenter1BLR21AAAGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Guillermo CastroPLL21A+Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Cesar CedenoOFRR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Mike CerefinPBR19AAGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Hank Clark3BBR17AAGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Wes ClementsOF-1BRR23AAADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Mark ClintonPRR0RkGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    David ClydePLL26MLBTucson Toros (AAA), Columbus Astros (AA)---
    Mitch CoplonPRR21A+Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Rafael CornielP---R0AGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Jose CruzOFLL33MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    John CsefalvayOF-1BLL21AAColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Greg CypretSSRR24AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Gary D'OnofrioSSBR23AADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Glenn Davis1BRR20MLBGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Johnny DavisOFRR0RkGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Juan Delgado3BRR18AAGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Elvido DePaulaPRR20AGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Sergio DeSenaOFRR20RkGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Bill Doran2BBR23MLBColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ken ElseePRR0A+Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Nelson Espinal2BRR17AGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Ernesto EspinozaPRR20RkGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bobby Falls2BBR19AAGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Joe FerrantePRR21A+Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ty GaineyOFLR20MLBDaytona Astros (A+)---
    Kiko GarciaSS-2BRR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Ramon GarciaCRR19AGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Scott GardnerPRR23AADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Phil Garner2B-3BRR32MLBHouston Astros (MLB)PIT
    Roger GodwinPRR22AGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    George Gross1BRR25AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Craig HappelPRR0RkGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Tom HawkPRR0A+Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Jeff HeathcockPRR21MLBColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Danny HeepOF-1BLL23MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Manny HernandezPRR20MLBDaytona Astros (A+)---
    John HesslerPBR24AAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Stan HoughOFRR27AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Kevin HoustonPLL23AADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Art Howe3B-2BRR34MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Johnny IsaacOFBR18A+Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Mike Ivie1BRR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB)SFN
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Francisco JabaleraOFLL21AAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Larry JacksonPRR21A+Daytona Astros (A+)CIN, CIN
    Ronald JacobsCRR27AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Henry JanssenCRR21AGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    David JohnsonPRL0AAColumbus Astros (AA)SLN, SLN
    Chris JonesOFLL23MLBColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bob KnepperPLL27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Alan KnicelyC-OFRR26MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Frank LaCortePRR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Pete LaddPRR24MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Rafael Landestoy2B-SSBR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB)CIN
    Ira LaneOFRR0A+Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Delrick LeatherwoodPRR26AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Stan LelandPRR22AAATucson Toros (AAA), Columbus Astros (AA)---
    Jeff LeonardOFRR25MLBHouston Astros (MLB)SFN
    Scott LoucksOFRR24MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    James MacDonaldPRR22AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jeff MalletCRR0RkGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    David MalloyPLL0AGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Alexander MatosPRR17RkGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Steve McAllisterSSRR21AAGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Rob McCorkleCRR23A+Daytona Astros (A+), Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Larry McIvarOFRR19A-Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Jim McKnightIFBR24A+Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Geoff MeadowsPRR20A+Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Tim MeckesPRR22AADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Valentin MedinaPRR22AAColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Gary MelsonPRR28AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Ron MeridithPLL24MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Mark MigginsPRL27AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Greg MizeP---R20A+Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    John MizerockCLR20MLBColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Jeff MorrisPLL23AAADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Don MundieP---R0A+Daytona Astros (A+), Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Joe NiekroPRR36MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Randy NiemannPLL25MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dan O'BrienPRR27MLBColumbus Astros (AA)ATL
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jim Pankovits2B-OFRR25MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Zacarias ParisPRR23AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Bert PenaSSRR21MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Adailo PenateP---R22AADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Virgilio PerezPLL21A+Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Pat PerryPLL22MLBColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Greg PetersenPRR24AAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Joe Pittman2B-SSRR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Gordie PladsonPRR24MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Miguel PolemirPRR18AGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Terry PuhlOFLR24MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Luis PujolsCRR25MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve QuealeyPRR24AAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Francisco RamirezOF-1BRR0RkGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Johnny Ray2BBR24MLBTucson Toros (AAA)PIT
    Larry RayOFLR23MLBColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Uvaldo RegaladoPRR12AADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Ed ReillyPRR22AAGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Craig ReynoldsSSLR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Tom RiewerthPLL22AGulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Ricardo Rivera2BBR21A+Gulf Coast Astros Orange (Rk)---
    Bert RobergePRR26MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Dave Roberts3B-CRR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Chuck RobertsonPRR21AGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Ruben RoblesOFRR21AAADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Randy Rogers1BRR24AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Simon RosarioOFRR24AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Mark RossPRR23MLBColumbus Astros (AA), Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Vern RuhlePRR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Nolan RyanPRR34MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Joe SambitoPLL29MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Rex SchimpfP---R22A+Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Tony ScottOFBR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB)SLN
    Larry SimcoxSSRR22AADaytona Astros (A+), Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    David SimonettiOFRR0RkGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Neil SimonsOFLL22AAColumbus Astros (AA), Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Billy SmithPRR26MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Dave SmithPRR26MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Phil Smith2BRR21AADaytona Astros (A+), Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Ben SnyderP---R22AAGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Julio SolanoPRR21MLBGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Tom SpencerOFRR30MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Harry Spilman1BLR26MLBHouston Astros (MLB)CIN
    Bobby SprowlPLL25MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Joey SquillaOFRR0A+Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Mark Strucher1B-CRR23AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    David SullivanCRR23A+Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Don SuttonPRR36MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve TaylorPRR25AAATucson Toros (AAA)NYA
    Marc ThomasC-OFRR24A+Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Dickie ThonSSRR23MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Tim TolmanOF-1BRR25MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Mark TurnerPLL0A+Daytona Astros (A+), Gulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Thomas VesseyCRR0AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Denny Walling3B-OFLR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Billy WeemsOF-2BLR23A+Daytona Astros (A+)---
    Cliff WherrySSRR22AAAColumbus Astros (AA)---
    Tom WiedenbauerOFRR22MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Greg WilkesPRR0AAAColumbus Astros (AA)CHN
    Jamie WilliamsCRR20AAADaytona Astros (A+)---
    Brent WittmayerCLR0RkGulf Coast Astros Blue (Rk)---
    Gary WoodsOFRR26MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Roberto YanPRR22A+Daytona Astros (A+)---
    163 record(s)
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached