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1974 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 81-81 .500
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 653-632 + 21
Roster Continuity 68.38% 16/24
Manager(s): Preston Gomez
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,090,728 14/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kevin Drake (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bob Lillis
First Base Coach: Grady Hatton
Pitching Coach: Roger Craig

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West 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 1974 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    31Ollie BrownOF6-3200R-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    16Ray Busse3B-SS6-4174R-R251971UDFAMLB--
    20Dave Campbell2B-3B6-0185R-R321967Not draftedMLB--
    28Cesar CedenoOF6-2190R-R231970Not draftedMLB--
    37Mike CosgroveP6-1180L-L231972HOU: 1970-2-38MLB--
    24Ramon De los SantosP6-1175L-L251974Not draftedMLB--
    49Larry DierkerP6-4215R-R271964Not draftedMLB--
    22Mike EaslerOF6-1196L-R231973HOU: 1969-14-314MLB--
    7Johnny EdwardsC6-4220L-R361961Not draftedMLB--
    43Ken ForschP6-4210R-R271970HOU: 1968-18-399MLB--
    25Bob GallagherOF6-3185L-L251972MIN: 1971-4-94MLB--
    38Tom GriffinP6-3210R-R261969HOU: 1966-1-4MLB--
    21Greg GrossOF5-11175L-L211973HOU: 1970-4-80MLB--
    19Tommy Helms2B5-10175R-R331964Not draftedMLB--
    26Wilbur HowardOF6-2175B-R251973SE1: 1968-19-441MLB--
    6Cliff Johnson1B-C6-4225R-R261972HOU: 1966-5-83MLB--
    47Jerry JohnsonP6-3200R-R301968Not draftedMLB--
    9Skip JutzeC5-11195R-R281972SLN: 1968-4-74MLB--
    9Mick KelleherSS-3B5-9176R-R261972SLN: 1969-3-68MLB--
    46Doug KoniecznyP6-4220R-R221973HOU: 1971-1-3MLB--
    23Lee May1B6-3205R-R311965Not draftedMLB--
    8Milt MayC6-0190L-R231970PIT: 1968-11-237MLB--
    11Denis MenkeSS-3B6-0190R-R331962Not draftedMLB--
    14Roger MetzgerSS6-0165B-R261970CHN: 1969-1-16MLB--
    10Larry Milbourne2B-SS6-0165B-R231974Not draftedMLB--
    45Mike NagyP6-3200R-R261969BOS: 1966-6-104MLB--
    24Claude OsteenP5-11173L-L341957Not draftedMLB--
    12Doug Rader3B6-3230R-R291967Not draftedMLB--
    50J.R. RichardP6-8222R-R241971HOU: 1969-1-2MLB--
    15Dave RobertsP6-2197L-L291969Not draftedMLB--
    44Fred SchermanP6-1195L-L291969Not draftedMLB--
    31Paul SiebertP6-2205L-L211974HOU: 1971-3-60MLB--
    27Bob Watson1B-OF6-2205R-R281966CHN: 1970-15-362MLB--
    40Don WilsonP6-3205R-R291966Not draftedMLB--
    42Jim YorkP6-3200R-R261970KCA: 1969-16-383MLB--

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