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1974 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  81-81   .500
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Preston Gomez
General Manager:   Spec Richardson
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,090,728
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Johnny Edwards (36)
Youngest Player:  Paul Siebert (21)
Longest Tenure:  Larry Dierker (10)
Top Hitter:  Cesar Cedeno (10)
Top Pitcher:  Larry Dierker (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Kevin Drake (#15)

Roster Continuity:  68.38%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers10260.630--
Cincinnati9864.6054.0
Atlanta8874.54314.0
Houston8181.50021.0
SF Giants7290.44430.0
San Diego60102.37042.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
31Ollie BrownOFMLB6-3200RightRight2/11/194430Tuscaloosa,Alabama1962UDFA SF

16Ray Busse3B-SSMLB6-4174RightRight9/25/194825Daytona Beach,Florida1967UDFA HOU
20Dave Campbell2B-3BMLB6-0185RightRight1/14/194232Manistee,Michigan1964UDFA DET
28Cesar CedenoOFMLB6-2190RightRight2/25/195123Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1967UDFA HOU
37Mike CosgrovePMLB6-1180LeftLeft2/17/195123Phoenix,Arizona1970238HOU
24Ramon De los SantosPMLB6-1175LeftLeft1/19/194925Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1972UDFA HOU
49Larry DierkerPMLB6-4215RightRight9/22/194627Hollywood,California1964UDFA HOU
22Mike EaslerOFMLB6-1196LeftRight11/29/195023Cleveland,Ohio196914312HOU
7Johnny EdwardsCMLB6-4220LeftRight6/10/193836Columbus,Ohio1959UDFA CIN
43Ken ForschPMLB6-4210RightRight9/8/194627Sacramento,California196818399HOU
25Bob GallagherOFMLB6-3185LeftLeft7/7/194825Newton,Massachusetts1971491MIN
38Tom GriffinPMLB6-3210RightRight2/22/194826Los Angeles,California196614HOU
21Greg GrossOFMLB5-11175LeftLeft8/1/195221York,Pennsylvania1970479HOU
19Tommy Helms2BMLB5-10175RightRight5/5/194133Charlotte,North Carolina1959UDFA CIN
26Wilbur HowardOFMLB6-2175BothRight1/8/194925Lowell,North Carolina196819443Sep
6Cliff Johnson1B-CMLB6-4225RightRight7/22/194726San Antonio,Texas1966583HOU
47Jerry JohnsonPMLB6-3200RightRight12/3/194330Miami,FloridaUDFA 
9Skip JutzeCMLB5-11195RightRight5/28/194628Bayside,New York1968474STL
9Mick KelleherSS-3BMLB5-9176RightRight7/25/194726Seattle,Washington1969368STL
46Doug KoniecznyPMLB6-4220RightRight9/27/195122Detroit,Michigan197113HOU
23Lee May1BMLB6-3205RightRight3/23/194331Birmingham,Alabama1961UDFA CIN
8Milt MayCMLB6-0190LeftRight8/1/195023Gary,Indiana196811237PIT
11Denis MenkeSS-3BMLB6-0190RightRight7/21/194033Algona,Iowa1958UDFA Mbr
14Roger MetzgerSSMLB6-0165BothRight10/10/194726Fredericksburg,Texas1969116CHC
10Larry Milbourne2B-SSMLB6-0165BothRight2/14/195123Port Norris,New Jersey1969UDFA BAL
45Mike NagyPMLB6-3200RightRight3/25/194826Bronx,New York19666104BOS
24Claude OsteenPMLB5-11173LeftLeft8/9/193934Caney Spring,Tennessee1957UDFA CIN
12Doug Rader3BMLB6-3230RightRight7/30/194429Chicago,Illinois1964UDFA Hoc
50J.R. RichardPMLB6-8222RightRight3/7/195024Vienna,Louisiana196912HOU
15Dave RobertsPMLB6-2197LeftLeft9/11/194429Gallipolis,OhioUDFA 
44Fred SchermanPMLB6-1195LeftLeft7/25/194429Dayton,Ohio1964UDFA MIN
31Paul SiebertPMLB6-2205LeftLeft6/5/195321Minneapolis,Minnesota1971358HOU
27Bob Watson1B-OFMLB6-2205RightRight4/10/194628Los Angeles,California197015355CHC
40Don WilsonPMLB6-3205RightRight2/12/194529Monroe,Louisiana1964UDFA Hoc
42Jim YorkPMLB6-3200RightRight8/27/194726Maywood,California196916381KC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Rene CardenasBroadcaster 
Roger CraigPitching Coach 
Gene ElstonBroadcaster 
Preston GomezManager 
Grady HattonFirst Base Coach 
Bob LillisAssistant Coach 
Walt MathewsScout 
Loel PasseBroadcaster 
Spec RichardsonGeneral Manager 


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