Please SUPPORT US by putting your name on the SUPPORT WALL.
Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

1977 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


Art Howe played for the 1977 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record81-81 (3rd in National League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank14th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerBill VirdonGeneral ManagerTal Smith
CoachesDeacon Jones (Hitting Coach), Bob Lillis (Bench Coach), Tony Pacheco (Assistant Coach), Mel Wright (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRicky Adams (#14)
Attendance1,109,560 (Rank: 21st)
Minor League AffiliatesCharleston Charlies (AAA) 78-62 ... Columbus Astros (AA) 70-77 ... Cocoa Astros (A+) 46-89 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 22-32 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1977 Statistics -- 1977 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 1977 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1977 baseball season.

1977 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)
47Joaquin AndujarP6-0 180 B-R 1952-12-21 24San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1970-19881976-1988  
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
38Floyd BannisterP6-1 203 L-L 1955-06-10 22Pierre,South Dakota MLB1975-19921977-1992John F. Kennedy Memorial (Burien,WA)Arizona St
1976- 1-   1-HOU
 
17Ken Boswell2B6-0 172 L-R 1946-02-23 31Austin,Texas MLB1965-19771967-1977William B. Travis (Austin,TX)Sam Houston St
1965- 4-  66-NYN
 
23Enos Cabell3B6-5 185 R-R 1949-10-08 27Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1969-19861972-1986Gardena (Gardena,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1968-   UDFA-BAL
 
19Craig Cacek1B6-1 200 R-R 1954-09-10 22Hollywood,California MLB1977-19821977-1977James Monroe (North Hills,CA)
1972- 9- 205-NYN
 
20J.J. CannonOF6-3 193 L-R 1953-07-13 23Camp Lejeune,North Carolina MLB1974-19831977-1980   Pensacola St
1974- 1-  16-HOU
 
28Cesar CedenoOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-02-25 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1968-19861970-1986  
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
21Willie CrawfordOF6-1 205 L-L 1946-09-07 30Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19771964-1977Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
25Jose CruzOF6-0 175 L-L 1947-08-08 29Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19881970-1988  
1966-   UDFA-SLN
 
37Tom DixonP5-11 175 R-R 1955-04-23 22Orlando,Florida MLB1977-19831977-1983Boone (Orlando,FL)
1973-18- 426-LAN
 
13Joe FergusonC6-2 200 R-R 1946-09-19 30San Francisco,California MLB1968-19831970-1983Camden (San Jose,CA)Pacific
1968- 8- 161-LAN
 
10Mike FischlinSS6-1 165 R-R 1955-09-13 21Sacramento,California MLB1975-19881977-1986Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)Cosumnes River Col
1975- 7- 163-NYA
 
43Ken ForschP6-4 210 R-R 1946-09-08 30Sacramento,California MLB1968-19861970-1986Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Oregon St
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
16Jim FullerOF6-3 215 R-R 1950-11-28 26Bethesda,Maryland MLB1973-19781973-1977Point Loma (San Diego,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1970- 2-  41-BAL
 
24Art GardnerOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-09-21 24Madden,Mississippi MLB1975-19861975-1978South Leake (Walnut Grove,MS)
1971- 2-  36-HOU
 
9Julio GonzalezSS-2B5-11 165 R-R 1952-12-25 24Caguas,Puerto Rico MLB1972-19831977-1983  
1972-   UDFA-CHN
 
8Ed HerrmannC6-1 210 L-R 1946-08-27 30San Diego,California MLB1964-19781967-1978Crawford (San Diego,CA)
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
26Wilbur HowardOF6-2 175 B-R 1949-01-08 28Lowell,North Carolina MLB1973-19791973-1978Holbrook (Lowell,NC)
1968-19- 441-SE1
 
18Art Howe2B6-2 190 R-R 1946-12-15 30Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1971-19851974-1985Shaler Area (Glenshaw,PA)Wyoming
1971-   UDFA-PIT
 
6Cliff JohnsonOF6-4 225 R-R 1947-07-22 29San Antonio,Texas MLB1967-19861972-1986Wheatley (San Antonio,TX)
1966- 5-  83-HOU
 
46Doug KoniecznyP6-4 220 R-R 1951-09-27 25Detroit,Michigan MLB1971-19781973-1977St. Ladislaus (Hamtramck,MI)St. Clair County CC
1971- 1-   3-HOU
 
34Dan LarsonP6-0 180 R-R 1954-07-04 22Los Angeles,California MLB1972-19841976-1982Alhambra (Alhambra,CA)
1972- 1-  21-SLN
 
42Mark LemongelloP6-1 180 R-R 1955-07-21 21Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1976-19801976-1979Bridgewater Raritan (Bridgewater,NJ)
1973-   UDFA-DET
 
39Bo McLaughlinP6-5 210 R-R 1953-10-23 23Oakland,California MLB1976-19841976-1982David Lipscomb (Amelia,OH)Lipscomb U.
1975- 1-  14-HOU
 
14Roger MetzgerSS6-0 165 B-R 1947-10-10 29Fredericksburg,Texas MLB1969-19801970-1980Holy Cross (San Antonio,TX)St. Edward's U.
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
36Joe NiekroP6-1 190 R-R 1944-11-07 32Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1966-19881967-1988Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)West Liberty U.
1966- 7-  84-CLE
 
30Gene PentzP6-1 200 R-R 1953-06-21 24Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1975-19811975-1978Greater Johnstown (Johnstown,PA)
1971- 7- 159-DET
 
21Terry PuhlOF6-2 200 L-R 1956-07-08 20Melville,Saskatchewan MLB1974-19911977-1991Melville Comprehensive (Melville,SK)
1973-   UDFA-HOU
 
53Luis PujolsC6-1 195 R-R 1955-11-18 21Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1973-19871977-1985  
1973-   UDFA-HOU
 
50J.R. RichardP6-8 222 R-R 1950-03-07 27Vienna,Louisiana MLB1969-19831971-1980Lincoln (Ruston,LA)
1969- 1-   2-HOU
 
22Leon RobertsOF6-3 200 R-R 1951-01-22 26Vicksburg,Michigan MLB1972-19841974-1984Portage Northern (Portage,MI)Michigan
1972-10- 236-DET
 
35Joe SambitoP6-1 190 L-L 1952-06-28 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1973-19881976-1987Bethpage (Bethpage,NY)Adelphi U.
1973-17- 404-HOU
 
11Rob SperringSS-2B6-1 185 R-R 1949-10-10 27San Francisco,California MLB1974-19791974-1977Lodi (Lodi,CA)Pacific
1971- 5- 114-CHN
 
45Roy ThomasP6-6 200 R-R 1953-06-22 24Quantico,Virginia MLB1971-19901977-1987Lompoc (Lompoc,CA)
1971- 1-   6-PHI
 
29Denny WallingOF6-1 185 L-R 1954-04-17 23Neptune,New Jersey MLB1975-19921975-1992Howell (Farmingdale,NJ)Clemson U., Brookdale CC
1975- 1-   1-OAK
 
31Danny Walton1B6-0 200 R-R 1947-07-14 29Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19801968-1980Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)
1965-10- 196-HOU
 
27Bob Watson1B6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 31Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
37 Players