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1966 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 612-695 -83
Manager(s): Grady Hatton
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,872,108 3/20
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Wayne Twitchell (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Nellie Fox
Assistant Coach: Al Heist
Pitching Coach: Gordon Jones
Third Base Coach: Jim Busby

#1 Draft Picks

National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9368.5781.5
9270.5683.0
8775.5378.0
8577.52510.0
8379.51212.0
7684.47518.0
7290.44423.0
6695.41028.5
59103.36436.0
  • 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 1966 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    27Dave AdleshC6-0187R-R221963UDFAMLB--
    46Don ArlichP6-2185L-L231965UDFAMLB--
    14Bob Aspromonte3B6-2185R-R281956Not draftedMLB--
    7John BatemanC6-3220R-R251963UDFAMLB--
    9Ron BrandC5-8170R-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob BruceP6-3210R-R331959Not draftedMLB--
    42Frank CarpinP5-10172L-L271965Not draftedMLB--
    12Nate Colbert1B6-2209R-R201966UDFAMLB--
    44Danny CoombsP6-5210R-L241963UDFAMLB--
    35Mike CuellarP5-11175L-L291959UDFAMLB--
    29Brock DavisOF5-10168L-L221963UDFAMLB--
    22Ron DavisOF6-0180R-R241962Not draftedMLB--
    49Larry DierkerP6-4215R-R191964UDFAMLB--
    13Turk FarrellP6-4220R-R321956Not draftedMLB--
    11Gene Freese3B5-11175R-R321955Not draftedMLB--
    46Joe GainesOF6-1190R-R291960Not draftedMLB--
    4Jim Gentile1B6-4215L-L321957Not draftedMLB--
    39Dave GiustiP5-11195R-R261962UDFAMLB--
    11Julio Gotay2B6-0180R-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    17Chuck Harrison1B5-10190R-R251965UDFAMLB--
    8Bill HeathC5-8175L-R271965Not draftedMLB--
    16Sonny JacksonOF-SS5-9155L-R211963UDFAMLB--
    31Gary KrollP6-6220R-R241964Not draftedMLB--
    48Barry LatmanP6-3210R-R301957Not draftedMLB--
    48Don LeeP6-4210R-R321957Not draftedMLB--
    15Bob LillisSS-2B5-11160R-R361958Not draftedMLB--
    25Felix Mantilla2B-SS6-0160R-R311956Not draftedMLB--
    20Lee MayeOF6-2190L-R311959Not draftedMLB--
    34Norm MillerOF5-11195L-R201965UDFAMLB--
    37Aurelio MonteagudoP5-11185R-R221963UDFAMLB--
    18Joe Morgan2B5-7155L-R221963UDFAMLB--
    21Dave NicholsonOF6-2215R-R261960Not draftedMLB--
    33Jim OwensP5-11190R-R321955Not draftedMLB--
    28Aaron PointerOF6-2185R-R241963UDFAMLB--
    38Jim RayP6-1195R-R211965UDFAMLB--
    36Claude RaymondP5-10175R-R291959Not draftedMLB--
    38Robin RobertsP6-0190B-R391948Not draftedMLB--
    41Carroll SemberaP6-0155R-R241965UDFAMLB--
    22Greg SimsOF6-0190B-R201966Not draftedMLB--
    10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R221963UDFAMLB--
    40Ron TaylorP6-1195R-R281962Not draftedMLB--
    38Bob Watson1B-OF6-2205R-R201966CHN: 1970-15-355MLB--
    23Don WilsonP6-3205R-R211966UDFAMLB--
    24Jimmy WynnOF5-9170R-R241963UDFAMLB--
    37Chris ZacharyP6-2200L-R221963UDFAMLB--


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