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1965 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 65-97 .401
Rank: 9th in National League
Run Differential: 569-711 -142
Roster Continuity 85.05% 6/20
Manager(s): Lum Harris
General Manager: Paul Richards (1965-12-12), Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 2,151,470 2/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Alex Barrett (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Nellie Fox
Assistant Coach: Clint Courtney
Assistant Coach: Jimmy Adair
Pitching Coach: Howie Pollet
Third Base Coach: Jim Busby

#1 Draft Picks

National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1965 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Dave AdleshC6-0187R-R211963Not draftedMLB--
    46Don ArlichP6-2185L-L221965Not draftedMLB--
    14Bob Aspromonte3B6-2185R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    7John BatemanC6-3220R-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    20Jim BeauchampOF-1B6-2205R-R251963UDFAMLB--
    23Walt BondOF-1B6-7228L-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    9Ron BrandC5-8170R-R251963Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob BruceP6-3210R-R321959Not draftedMLB--
    44Danny CoombsP6-5210R-L231963Not draftedMLB--
    35Mike CuellarP5-11175L-L281959Not draftedMLB--
    49Larry DierkerP6-4215R-R181964Not draftedMLB--
    13Turk FarrellP6-4220R-R311956Not draftedMLB--
    2Nellie Fox2B5-9150L-R371947Not draftedMLB--
    28Joe GainesOF6-1190R-R281960Not draftedMLB--
    52,4Jim Gentile1B6-4215L-L311957Not draftedMLB--
    39Dave GiustiP5-11195R-R251962Not draftedMLB--
    35Chuck Harrison1B5-10190R-R241965Not draftedMLB--
    9John HoffmanC6-0190L-R211964Not draftedMLB--
    19Sonny JacksonOF-SS5-9155L-R201963Not draftedMLB--
    40Ken JohnsonP6-4210R-R321958Not draftedMLB--
    34Gordon JonesP6-0190R-R351954Not draftedMLB--
    11Eddie KaskoSS-3B6-0180R-R331957Not draftedMLB--
    31Jack LamabeP6-1198R-R281962Not draftedMLB--
    31Don LarsenP6-4227R-R351953Not draftedMLB--
    40,48Don LeeP6-4210R-R311957Not draftedMLB--
    15Bob LillisSS-2B5-11160R-R351958Not draftedMLB--
    34Ken MacKenzieP6-0185R-L311960Not draftedMLB--
    25Jim MahoneySS6-0175R-R311959Not draftedMLB--
    20Lee MayeOF6-2190L-R301959Not draftedMLB--
    34Norm MillerOF5-11195L-R191965Not draftedMLB--
    18Joe Morgan2B5-7155L-R211963Not draftedMLB--
    43Don NottebartP6-1190R-R291960Not draftedMLB--
    33Jim OwensP5-11190R-R311955Not draftedMLB--
    27Gene RatliffH6-5185R-R191965Not draftedMLB--
    21Jim RayP6-1195R-R201965Not draftedMLB--
    36Claude RaymondP5-10175R-R281959Not draftedMLB--
    38Robin RobertsP6-0190B-R381948Not draftedMLB--
    41Carroll SemberaP6-0155R-R231965Not draftedMLB--
    21Al SpanglerOF6-0175L-L311959Not draftedMLB--
    10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R211963Not draftedMLB--
    40,46Ron TaylorP6-1195R-R271962Not draftedMLB--
    31Frank ThomasOF-3B6-3205R-R361951Not draftedMLB--
    7Gus TriandosC6-3215R-R341953Not draftedMLB--
    42Bruce Von HoffP6-0187R-R211965Not draftedMLB--
    16Mike WhiteOF5-8160R-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    46Hal WoodeshickP6-3200R-L321956Not draftedMLB--
    24Jimmy WynnOF5-9170R-R231963Not draftedMLB--
    37Chris ZacharyP6-2200L-R211963Not draftedMLB--

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