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1980 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-70 .571
Rank: 1st in National League West
Run Differential: 637-589 + 48
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Tal Smith (1980-10-26), Al Rosen
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 2,278,217 6/26
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Phillies)
Top Draft Pick: Jeff Calhoun (#69) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Pacheco
Bullpen Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Deacon Jones
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright
Third Base Coach: Bob Lillis

#1 Draft Picks

J.R. Richard (#2), Craig Reynolds (#22)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9370.571--
9271.5641.0
8973.5493.5
8180.50311.0
7586.46617.0
7389.45119.5
Full League 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 1980 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    47Joaquin AndujarP6-0180B-R271976UDFAMLB--
    14Alan AshbyC6-2190B-R281973CLE: 1969-3-63MLB--
    16Dave Bergman1B6-2190L-L271975NYA: 1974-2-36MLB--
    13Bruce BochyC6-4225R-R251978CHA: 1975-8-132MLB--
    23Enos Cabell3B-1B6-5185R-R301972UDFAMLB--
    28Cesar CedenoOF6-2190R-R291970UDFAMLB--
    25Jose CruzOF6-0175L-L321970UDFAMLB--
    10Mike FischlinSS-2B6-1165R-R241977NYA: 1975-7-163MLB--
    43Ken ForschP6-4210R-R331970HOU: 1968-18-399MLB--
    9Julio Gonzalez2B-SS5-11165R-R271977UDFAMLB--
    20Danny HeepOF-1B5-11177L-L221979HOU: 1978-2-37MLB--
    18Art Howe3B-2B6-2190R-R331974UDFAMLB--
    11Alan KnicelyC-OF6-0194R-R251979HOU: 1974-3-63MLB--
    31Frank LaCorteP6-1180R-R281975UDFAMLB--
    17Rafael Landestoy2B-SS5-10165B-R271977UDFAMLB--
    30Jeff LeonardOF6-2200R-R241977UDFAMLB--
    22Scott LoucksOF6-0178R-R231980HOU: 1977-5-118MLB--
    8Joe Morgan2B5-7155L-R361963UDFAMLB--
    36Joe NiekroP6-1190R-R351967CLE: 1966-7-84MLB--
    46Randy NiemannP6-4200L-L241979MIN: 1975-3-60MLB--
    26Gordie PladsonP6-4210R-R231979UDFAMLB--
    21Terry PuhlOF6-2200L-R231977UDFAMLB--
    6Luis PujolsC6-1195R-R241977UDFAMLB--
    12Craig ReynoldsSS6-1175L-R271975PIT: 1971-1-22MLB--
    50J.R. RichardP6-8222R-R301971HOU: 1969-1-2MLB--
    42Bert RobergeP6-4190R-R251979HOU: 1976-17-385MLB--
    48Vern RuhleP6-1187R-R291974DET: 1972-17-404MLB--
    34Nolan RyanP6-2195R-R331966NYN: 1965-12-226MLB--
    35Joe SambitoP6-1190L-L281976HOU: 1973-17-404MLB--
    45Dave SmithP6-1195R-R251980HOU: 1976-8-169MLB--
    41Bobby SprowlP6-2190L-L241978BOS: 1977-2-39MLB--
    29Denny Walling3B-OF6-1185L-R261975OAK: 1975-1-1MLB--
    15Gary WoodsOF6-2190R-R251976MIN: 1973-27-602MLB--


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