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1977 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 81-81 .500
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 680-650 + 30
Roster Continuity 69.39% 11/24
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,109,560 21/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Ricky Adams (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Pacheco
Bench Coach: Bob Lillis
Hitting Coach: Deacon Jones
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), J.R. Richard (#2), Roy Thomas (#6), Bo McLaughlin (#14), Roger Metzger (#16), Dan Larson (#21)
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 1977 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    47Joaquin AndujarP6-0180B-R241976Not draftedMLB--
    38Floyd BannisterP6-1203L-L221977HOU: 1976-1-1MLB--
    17Ken Boswell2B6-0172L-R311967NYN: 1965-4-66MLB--
    23Enos Cabell3B-1B6-5185R-R271972Not draftedMLB--
    19Craig Cacek1B6-1200R-R221977NYN: 1972-9-205MLB--
    20J.J. CannonOF6-3193L-R231977HOU: 1974-1-16MLB--
    28Cesar CedenoOF6-2190R-R261970Not draftedMLB--
    21Willie CrawfordOF6-1205L-L301964Not draftedMLB--
    25Jose CruzOF6-0175L-L291970Not draftedMLB--
    37Tom DixonP5-11175R-R221977LAN: 1973-18-426MLB--
    13Joe FergusonC-OF6-2200R-R301970LAN: 1968-8-161MLB--
    10Mike FischlinSS-2B6-1165R-R211977NYA: 1975-7-163MLB--
    43Ken ForschP6-4210R-R301970HOU: 1968-18-399MLB--
    16Jim FullerOF6-3215R-R261973BAL: 1970-2-41MLB--
    24Art GardnerOF5-11175L-L241975HOU: 1971-2-36MLB--
    9Julio Gonzalez2B-SS5-11165R-R241977Not draftedMLB--
    8Ed HerrmannC6-1210L-R301967Not draftedMLB--
    26Wilbur HowardOF6-2175B-R281973SE1: 1968-19-441MLB--
    18Art Howe3B-2B6-2190R-R301974Not draftedMLB--
    6Cliff Johnson1B-C6-4225R-R291972HOU: 1966-5-83MLB--
    46Doug KoniecznyP6-4220R-R251973HOU: 1971-1-3MLB--
    34Dan LarsonP6-0180R-R221976SLN: 1972-1-21MLB--
    42Mark LemongelloP6-1180R-R211976Not draftedMLB--
    39Bo McLaughlinP6-5210R-R231976HOU: 1975-1-14MLB--
    14Roger MetzgerSS6-0165B-R291970CHN: 1969-1-16MLB--
    36Joe NiekroP6-1190R-R321967CLE: 1966-7-84MLB--
    30Gene PentzP6-1200R-R241975DET: 1971-7-159MLB--
    21Terry PuhlOF6-2200L-R201977Not draftedMLB--
    53Luis PujolsC6-1195R-R211977Not draftedMLB--
    50J.R. RichardP6-8222R-R271971HOU: 1969-1-2MLB--
    22Leon RobertsOF6-3200R-R261974DET: 1972-10-236MLB--
    35Joe SambitoP6-1190L-L251976HOU: 1973-17-404MLB--
    11Rob Sperring2B-SS6-1185R-R271974CHN: 1971-5-114MLB--
    45Roy ThomasP6-6200R-R241977PHI: 1971-1-6MLB--
    29Denny Walling3B-OF6-1185L-R231975OAK: 1975-1-1MLB--
    31Danny WaltonOF6-0200R-R291968HOU: 1965-10-196MLB--
    27Bob Watson1B-OF6-2205R-R311966CHN: 1970-15-362MLB--

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