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1982 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  77-85   .475
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon, Bob Lillis
General Manager:   Al Rosen
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,558,555
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (37)
Youngest Player:  Kevin Bass (23)
Longest Tenure:  Joe Niekro, Jose Cruz (8)
Top Hitter:  Ray Knight (19)
Top Pitcher:  Joe Niekro (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Swain (#15)

Roster Continuity:  84.09%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Atlanta8973.549--
LA Dodgers8874.5431.0
SF Giants8775.5372.0
San Diego8181.5008.0
Houston7785.47512.0
Cincinnati61101.37728.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
14Alan AshbyCMLB6-2190BothRight7/8/195130Long Beach,California1969363CLE

8Kevin BassRF-OFMLB6-0180BothRight5/12/195923Redwood City,California1977229MIL
31Danny BoonePMLB5-8150LeftLeft1/14/195428Long Beach,California1976232SD
52George CappuzzelloPMLB6-0175RightLeft1/15/195428Youngstown,Ohio197227623DET
25Jose CruzOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft8/8/194734Arroyo,Puerto Rico1967UDFA STL
46Frank DiPinoPMLB6-0180LeftLeft10/22/195625Syracuse,New York1977UDFA MIL
19Bill Doran2BMLB5-11175BothRight5/28/195824Cincinnati,Ohio19796138HOU
23Kiko GarciaSS-2BMLB5-11180RightRight10/14/195328Martinez,California1971369BAL
3Phil Garner2B-3BMLB5-10177RightRight4/30/194933Jefferson City,Tennessee197112OAK
24Danny HeepOF-1BMLB5-11177LeftLeft7/3/195724San Antonio,Texas1978237HOU
18Art Howe3B-2BMLB6-2190RightRight12/15/194635Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania1971UDFA PIT
15Mike Ivie1BMLB6-3205RightRight8/8/195229Atlanta,Georgia197011SD
39Bob KnepperPMLB6-2210LeftLeft5/25/195428Akron,Ohio1972243SF
11Alan KnicelyC-OFMLB6-0194RightRight5/19/195527Harrisonburg,Virginia1974363HOU
22Ray Knight3B-1BMLB6-2185RightRight12/28/195229Albany,Georgia197010231CIN
27,31Frank LaCortePMLB6-1180RightRight10/13/195130San Jose,California1973UDFA ATL
51Mike LaCossPMLB6-4200RightRight5/30/195626Glendale,California1974371CIN
26Scott LoucksOFMLB6-0178RightRight11/11/195625Anchorage,Alaska19775118HOU
17Randy MoffittPMLB6-3190RightRight10/13/194833Long Beach,California1970118SF
36Joe NiekroPMLB6-1190RightRight11/7/194437Martins Ferry,Ohio1966784CLE
9Joe Pittman2B-SSMLB6-1180RightRight1/1/195428Houston,Texas19755110HOU
44Gordie PladsonPMLB6-4210RightRight7/31/195625New Westminster,British Columbia1973UDFA HOU
21Terry PuhlOFMLB6-2200LeftRight7/8/195625Melville,Saskatchewan1973UDFA HOU
6Luis PujolsCMLB6-1195RightRight11/18/195526Santiago,Dominican Republic1973UDFA HOU
37Larry RayOFMLB6-1195LeftRight3/11/195824Madison,Indiana1979486HOU
12Craig ReynoldsSSMLB6-1175LeftRight12/27/195229Houston,Texas1971122PIT
42Bert RobergePMLB6-4190RightRight10/3/195427Lewiston,Maine197617385HOU
47Mark RossPMLB6-0195RightRight8/8/195724Galveston,Texas19797164HOU
48Vern RuhlePMLB6-1187RightRight1/25/195131Coleman,Michigan197217404DET
34Nolan RyanPMLB6-2195RightRight1/31/194735Refugio,Texas196512226NYM
35Joe SambitoPMLB6-1190LeftLeft6/28/195230Brooklyn,New York197317404HOU
30Tony ScottOFMLB6-0175BothRight9/18/195130Cincinnati,Ohio1969711017MTL
45Dave SmithPMLB6-1195RightRight1/21/195527San Francisco,California19768169HOU
16Harry Spilman1BMLB6-1190LeftRight7/18/195427Albany,Georgia1974UDFA CIN
20Don SuttonPMLB6-1185RightRight4/2/194537Clio,Alabama1964UDFA LAD
10Dickie ThonSSMLB5-11175RightRight6/20/195824South Bend,Indiana1975UDFA CAL
38Tim TolmanOF-1BMLB6-0195RightRight4/20/195626Santa Monica,California197812297HOU
29Denny Walling3B-OFMLB6-1185LeftRight4/17/195428Neptune,New Jersey197511OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Larry DierkerBroadcaster 
Gene ElstonBroadcaster 
Carl GreeneScout 
Deacon JonesHitting Coach 
Don LeppertBullpen Coach 
Bob LillisManager 
Walt MathewsScout 
Les MossPitching Coach 
Tony PachecoAssistant Coach 
Al RosenGeneral Manager 
Dewayne StaatsBroadcaster 
Bill VirdonManager 
Mel WrightPitching Coach 


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