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1970 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 744-763 -19
Roster Continuity 83.79% 5/24
Manager(s): Harry Walker
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,253,444 11/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Randy Scarbery (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Salty Parker
Assistant Coach: Buddy Hancken
Assistant Coach: Mel McGaha
Assistant Coach: Jim Owens

#1 Draft Picks

John Mayberry (#6)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
8774.54014.5
8676.53116.0
7983.48823.0
7686.46926.0
6399.38939.0
  • 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 1970 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Jesus AlouOF6-2195R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    44Jim BeauchampOF-1B6-2205R-R301963UDFAMLB--
    42Jack BillinghamP6-4215R-R271968Not draftedMLB--
    36Wade BlasingameP6-1185L-L261963Not draftedMLB--
    56Jim BoutonP6-0185R-R311962Not draftedMLB--
    6Don BryantC6-5200R-R281966Not draftedMLB--
    28Cesar CedenoOF6-2190R-R191970Not draftedMLB--
    41Ron CookP6-1175L-L221970HOU: 1966-2-23MLB--
    39George CulverP6-2185R-R261966Not draftedMLB--
    10Tommy DavisOF6-2205R-R311959Not draftedMLB--
    49Larry DierkerP6-4215R-R231964Not draftedMLB--
    31Jack DilauroP6-2185B-L271969Not draftedMLB--
    7Johnny EdwardsC6-4220L-R321961Not draftedMLB--
    43Ken ForschP6-4210R-R231970HOU: 1968-18-399MLB--
    19Gary GeigerOF6-0168L-R331958Not draftedMLB--
    20Cesar GeronimoOF6-2170L-L221969Not draftedMLB--
    48Fred GladdingP6-0225L-R341961Not draftedMLB--
    38Tom GriffinP6-3210R-R221969HOU: 1966-1-4MLB--
    46Buddy HarrisP6-7245R-R211970HOU: 1968-1-15MLB--
    10Larry HowardC6-3200R-R251970Not draftedMLB--
    26Keith LampardOF6-2197L-R241969HOU: 1965-2-24MLB--
    23Denny LemasterP6-1185R-L311962Not draftedMLB--
    53Mike MarshallP5-10180R-R271967Not draftedMLB--
    14Marty MartinezSS-3B6-1175B-R281962Not draftedMLB--
    33John Mayberry1B6-3220L-L211968HOU: 1967-1-6MLB--
    11Denis MenkeSS-3B6-0190R-R291962Not draftedMLB--
    21Norm MillerOF5-11195L-R241965Not draftedMLB--
    18Joe Morgan2B5-7155L-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    43Dan OsinskiP6-2195R-R361962Not draftedMLB--
    9Joe Pepitone1B-OF6-2200L-L291962Not draftedMLB--
    12Doug Rader3B6-3230R-R251967Not draftedMLB--
    45Jim RayP6-1195R-R251965Not draftedMLB--
    37Scipio SpinksP6-1185R-R221969Not draftedMLB--
    15Hector TorresSS-2B6-0175R-R241968Not draftedMLB--
    8,27Bob Watson1B-OF6-2205R-R241966CHN: 1970-15-362MLB--
    40Don WilsonP6-3205R-R251966Not draftedMLB--
    24Jimmy WynnOF5-9170R-R281963Not draftedMLB--


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