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1965 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Danny Coombs played for the 1965 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record65-97 (9th)League Rank9thMLB Rank17th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerLum HarrisGeneral ManagerPaul Richards
CoachesJimmy Adair (Assistant Coach), Jim Busby (Third Base Coach), Clint Courtney (Assistant Coach), Nellie Fox (Assistant Coach), Howie Pollet (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAlex Barrett (#4)
Attendance2,151,470 (Rank: 2nd)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1965 Statistics -- 1965 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1965 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1965 baseball season.

1965 Houston Astros Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
8Dave AdleshC6-0 187 R-R 1943-07-15 21Long Beach,California MLB1963-19681963-1968St. Anthony (Long Beach,CA)
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
46Don ArlichP6-2 185 L-L 1943-02-15 22Wayne,Michigan MLB1965-19661965-1966St. Paul North (St. Paul,MN)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
14Bob Aspromonte3B6-2 185 R-R 1938-06-19 27Brooklyn,New York MLB1956-19711956-1971Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)    
7John BatemanC6-3 220 R-R 1940-07-21 24Killeen,Texas MLB1962-19721963-1972Lawton (Lawton,OK)
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
20Jim BeauchampOF6-2 205 R-R 1939-08-21 25Vinita,Oklahoma MLB1958-19731963-1973Grove (Grove,OK)Oklahoma St
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
23Walt Bond1B-OF6-7 228 L-R 1937-10-19 27Denmark,Tennessee MLB1960-19671960-1967   Lane Col
1957-   UDFA-CLE
 
9Ron BrandC5-8 170 R-R 1940-01-13 25Los Angeles,California MLB1963-19711963-1971North Hollywood (North Hollywood,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
30Bob BruceP6-3 210 R-R 1933-05-18 32Detroit,Michigan MLB1959-19671959-1967Highland Park Community (Highland Park,MI)Alma Col
1953-   UDFA-DET
 
44Danny CoombsP6-5 210 R-L 1942-03-23 23Lincoln,Maine MLB1963-19711963-1971Brewer (Brewer,ME)Seton Hall U.
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
35Mike CuellarP5-11 175 L-L 1937-05-08 28Santa Clara,Cuba MLB1957-19771959-1977  
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
49Larry DierkerP6-4 215 R-R 1946-09-22 18Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Houston
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
13Turk FarrellP6-4 220 R-R 1934-04-08 31Boston,Massachusetts MLB1956-19691956-1969St. Mary's (Brookline,MA)    
2Nellie Fox3B5-9 150 L-R 1927-12-25 37St. Thomas,Pennsylvania MLB1947-19651947-1965      
28Joe GainesOF6-1 190 R-R 1936-11-22 28Bryan,Texas MLB1960-19661960-1966Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
52,4Jim Gentile1B6-4 215 L-L 1934-06-03 31San Francisco,California MLB1957-19661957-1966Sacred Heart Cathedral (San Francisco,CA)    
39Dave GiustiP5-11 195 R-R 1939-11-27 25Seneca Falls,New York MLB1961-19771962-1977North Syracuse (North Syracuse,NY)Syracuse U.
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
35Chuck Harrison1B5-10 190 R-R 1941-04-25 24Abilene,Texas MLB1965-19711965-1971Abilene (Abilene,TX)Texas Tech U.
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
9John HoffmanC6-0 190 L-R 1943-10-31 21Aberdeen,South Dakota MLB1964-19651964-1965Franklin (Seattle,WA)
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
19Sonny JacksonSS5-9 155 L-R 1944-07-09 20Washington,DC MLB1963-19741963-1974Montgomery Blair (Silver Spring,MD)
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
40Ken JohnsonP6-4 210 R-R 1933-06-16 32West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1958-19701958-1970Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)
1952-   UDFA-PHA
 
34Gordon JonesP6-0 190 R-R 1930-04-02 35Portland,Oregon MLB1954-19651954-1965Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)    
11Eddie KaskoSS6-0 180 R-R 1932-06-27 33Linden,New Jersey MLB1957-19661957-1966Linden (Linden,NJ)    
31Jack LamabeP6-1 198 R-R 1936-10-03 28Farmingdale,New York MLB1962-19681962-1968Farmingdale (Farmingdale,NY)Vermont
1956-   UDFA-PHI
 
31Don LarsenP6-4 227 R-R 1929-08-07 35Michigan City,Indiana MLB1953-19671953-1967Point Loma (San Diego,CA)    
40,48Don LeeP6-4 210 R-R 1934-02-26 31Globe,Arizona MLB1957-19661957-1966   Arizona    
15Bob LillisSS5-11 160 R-R 1930-06-02 35Altadena,California MLB1958-19671958-1967Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)USC
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
34Ken MacKenzieP6-0 185 R-L 1934-03-10 31Gore Bay,Ontario MLB1960-19651960-1965   Yale U.
1956-   UDFA-MLB
 
25Jim MahoneySS6-0 175 R-R 1934-05-26 31Englewood,New Jersey MLB1959-19651959-1965Englewood (Englewood,NJ)
1953-   UDFA-PHI
 
20Lee MayeOF6-2 190 L-R 1934-12-11 30Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1959-19711959-1971Jefferson (Los Angeles,CA)
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
34Norm MillerOF5-11 195 L-R 1946-02-05 19Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19741965-1974Van Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
18Joe Morgan2B5-7 155 L-R 1943-09-19 21Bonham,Texas MLB1963-19841963-1984Castlemont (Oakland,CA)
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
43Don NottebartP6-1 190 R-R 1936-01-23 29West Newton,Massachusetts MLB1960-19691960-1969Lexington (Lexington,MA)
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
33Jim OwensP5-11 190 R-R 1934-01-16 31Gifford,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19671955-1967Bradford (Bradford,PA)    
27Gene RatliffH6-5 185 R-R 1945-09-28 19Macon,Georgia MLB1965-19651965-1965  
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
21Jim RayP6-1 195 R-R 1944-12-01 20Rock Hill,South Carolina MLB1963-19741965-1974  
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
36Claude RaymondP5-10 175 R-R 1937-05-07 28St. Jean,Quebec MLB1959-19711959-1971  
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
38Robin RobertsP6-0 190 B-R 1926-09-30 38Springfield,Illinois MLB1948-19661948-1966Lanphier (Springfield,IL)Michigan St    
41Carroll SemberaP6-0 155 R-R 1941-07-26 23Shiner,Texas MLB1965-19701965-1970Shiner (Shiner,TX)Trinity U.
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
21Al SpanglerOF6-0 175 L-L 1933-07-08 31Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19711959-1971Olney (Philadelphia,PA)Duke U.
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
10Rusty StaubOF6-2 200 L-R 1944-04-01 21New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1962-19851963-1985Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
40,46Ron TaylorP6-1 195 R-R 1937-12-13 27Toronto,Ontario MLB1962-19721962-1972North Toronto Collegiate Institute (Toronto,ON)
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
31Frank Thomas1B6-3 205 R-R 1929-06-11 36Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1951-19661951-1966Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Mississauga,ON)    
7Gus TriandosC6-3 215 R-R 1930-07-30 34San Francisco,California MLB1953-19651953-1965Mission (San Francisco,CA)St. Mary's Col California    
42Bruce Von HoffP6-0 187 R-R 1943-11-17 21Oakland,California MLB1965-19671965-1967Batavia (Batavia,IL)No.Illinois U.
1964-   UDFA-SFN
 
16Mike White3B5-8 160 R-R 1938-12-18 26Detroit,Michigan MLB1963-19651963-1965   American River Col
1959-   UDFA-CLE
 
46Hal WoodeshickP6-3 200 R-L 1932-08-24 32Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19671956-1967Monaca (Monaca,PA)    
24Jimmy WynnOF5-9 170 R-R 1942-03-12 23Hamilton,Ohio MLB1962-19771963-1977Taft (Cincinnati,OH)Central St
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
37Chris ZacharyP6-2 200 L-R 1944-02-19 21Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1963-19731963-1973Knoxville Central (Knoxville,TN)
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
48 Players