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1966 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  72-90   .444
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Grady Hatton
General Manager:   Tal Smith
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,872,108
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Robin Roberts (39)
Youngest Player:  Larry Dierker (19)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Joe Morgan (16)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Cuellar (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Wayne Twitchell (#3)

Roster Continuity:  78.54%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
SF Giants9368.5781.5
Pittsburgh9270.5683.0
Philadelphia8775.5378.0
Atlanta8577.52510.0
St. Louis8379.51212.0
Cincinnati7684.47518.0
Houston7290.44423.0
NY Mets6695.41028.5
Chi Cubs59103.36436.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
27Dave AdleshCMLB6-0187RightRight7/15/194322Long Beach,California1962UDFA Hoc

46Don ArlichPMLB6-2185LeftLeft2/15/194323Wayne,Michigan1961UDFA Hoc
14Bob Aspromonte3BMLB6-2185RightRight6/19/193828Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
7John BatemanCMLB6-3220RightRight7/21/194025Killeen,Texas1962UDFA Hoc
9Ron BrandCMLB5-8170RightRight1/13/194026Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
30Bob BrucePMLB6-3210RightRight5/18/193333Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
42Frank CarpinPMLB5-10172LeftLeft9/14/193827Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
12Nate Colbert1BMLB6-2209RightRight4/9/194620St. Louis,Missouri1964UDFA STL
44Danny CoombsPMLB6-5210RightLeft3/23/194224Lincoln,Maine1962UDFA Hoc
35Mike CuellarPMLB5-11175LeftLeft5/8/193729Santa Clara,Cuba1961UDFA CIN
29Brock DavisOFMLB5-10168LeftLeft10/19/194322Oakland,California1962UDFA Hoc
22Ron DavisOFMLB6-0180RightRight10/21/194124Roanoke Rapids,North CarolinaUDFA 
49Larry DierkerPMLB6-4215RightRight9/22/194619Hollywood,California1964UDFA HOU
13Turk FarrellPMLB6-4220RightRight4/8/193432Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
11Gene Freese3BMLB5-11175RightRight1/8/193432Wheeling,West VirginiaUDFA 
46Joe GainesOFMLB6-1190RightRight11/22/193629Bryan,TexasUDFA 
4Jim Gentile1BMLB6-4215LeftLeft6/3/193432San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
39Dave GiustiPMLB5-11195RightRight11/27/193926Seneca Falls,New York1961UDFA Hoc
11Julio Gotay2BMLB6-0180RightRight6/9/193927Fajardo,Puerto RicoUDFA 
17Chuck Harrison1BMLB5-10190RightRight4/25/194125Abilene,Texas1962UDFA Hoc
8Bill HeathCMLB5-8175LeftRight3/10/193927Yuba City,CaliforniaUDFA 
16Sonny JacksonOF-SSMLB5-9155LeftRight7/9/194421Washington,DC1962UDFA Hoc
31Gary KrollPMLB6-6220RightRight7/8/194124Culver City,CaliforniaUDFA 
48Barry LatmanPMLB6-3210RightRight5/21/193630Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
48Don LeePMLB6-4210RightRight2/26/193432Globe,ArizonaUDFA 
15Bob LillisSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight6/2/193036Altadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
25Felix Mantilla2B-SSMLB6-0160RightRight7/29/193431Isabela,Puerto RicoUDFA 
20Lee MayeOFMLB6-2190LeftRight12/11/193431Tuscaloosa,AlabamaUDFA 
34Norm MillerOFMLB5-11195LeftRight2/5/194620Los Angeles,California1964UDFA LAA
37Aurelio MonteagudoPMLB5-11185RightRight11/19/194322Caibarien,Cuba1983UDFA CAL
18Joe Morgan2BMLB5-7155LeftRight9/19/194322Bonham,Texas1963UDFA Hoc
21Dave NicholsonOFMLB6-2215RightRight8/29/193926St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
33Jim OwensPMLB5-11190RightRight1/16/193432Gifford,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
28Aaron PointerOFMLB6-2185RightRight4/19/194224Little Rock,Arkansas1961UDFA Hoc
38Jim RayPMLB6-1195RightRight12/1/194421Rock Hill,South Carolina1963UDFA BAL
36Claude RaymondPMLB5-10175RightRight5/7/193729St. Jean,QuebecUDFA 
38Robin RobertsPMLB6-0190BothRight9/30/192639Springfield,IllinoisUDFA 
41Carroll SemberaPMLB6-0155RightRight7/26/194124Shiner,Texas1961UDFA Hoc
22Greg SimsOFMLB6-0190BothRight6/28/194620San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
10Rusty StaubOF-1BMLB6-2200LeftRight4/1/194422New Orleans,Louisiana1962UDFA Hoc
40Ron TaylorPMLB6-1195RightRight12/13/193728Toronto,OntarioUDFA 
38Bob Watson1B-OFMLB6-2205RightRight4/10/194620Los Angeles,California197015355CHC
23Don WilsonPMLB6-3205RightRight2/12/194521Monroe,Louisiana1964UDFA Hoc
24Jimmy WynnOFMLB5-9170RightRight3/12/194224Hamilton,Ohio1962UDFA CIN
37Chris ZacharyPMLB6-2200LeftRight2/19/194422Knoxville,Tennessee1962UDFA Hoc
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jim BusbyThird Base Coach 
Rene CardenasBroadcaster 
Gene ElstonBroadcaster 
Nellie FoxAssistant Coach 
Grady HattonManager 
Al HeistAssistant Coach 
Gordon JonesPitching Coach 
Harry KalasBroadcaster 
Wally LaskowskiScout 
Loel PasseBroadcaster 
Tal SmithGeneral Manager 


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