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1982 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-85 .475
Rank: 5th in National League West
Run Differential: 569-620 -51
Roster Continuity 84.09% 5/26
Manager(s): Bill Virdon, Bob Lillis
General Manager: Al Rosen
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,558,555 16/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Swain (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Ivie (#1), Craig Reynolds (#22)
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 1982 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Alan AshbyC6-2190B-R301973CLE: 1969-3-63MLB--
    8Kevin BassRF-OF6-0180B-R231982MIL: 1977-2-29MLB--
    31Danny BooneP5-8150L-L281981SDN: 1976-2-32MLB--
    52George CappuzzelloP6-0175R-L281981DET: 1972-27-623MLB--
    25Jose CruzOF6-0175L-L341970Not draftedMLB--
    46Frank DiPinoP6-0180L-L251981Not draftedMLB--
    19Bill Doran2B5-11175B-R241982HOU: 1979-6-138MLB--
    23Kiko GarciaSS-2B5-11180R-R281976BAL: 1971-3-71MLB--
    3Phil Garner2B-3B5-10177R-R331973OAK: 1971-1-2MLB--
    24Danny HeepOF-1B5-11177L-L241979HOU: 1978-2-37MLB--
    18Art Howe3B-2B6-2190R-R351974Not draftedMLB--
    15Mike Ivie1B6-3205R-R291971SDN: 1970-1-1MLB--
    39Bob KnepperP6-2210L-L281976SFN: 1972-2-43MLB--
    11Alan KnicelyC-OF6-0194R-R271979HOU: 1974-3-63MLB--
    22Ray Knight3B-1B6-2185R-R291974CIN: 1970-10-238MLB--
    27,31Frank LaCorteP6-1180R-R301975Not draftedMLB--
    51Mike LaCossP6-4200R-R261978CIN: 1974-3-71MLB--
    26Scott LoucksOF6-0178R-R251980HOU: 1977-5-118MLB--
    17Randy MoffittP6-3190R-R331972SFN: 1970-1-18MLB--
    36Joe NiekroP6-1190R-R371967CLE: 1966-7-84MLB--
    9Joe Pittman2B-SS6-1180R-R281981HOU: 1975-5-110MLB--
    44Gordie PladsonP6-4210R-R251979Not draftedMLB--
    21Terry PuhlOF6-2200L-R251977Not draftedMLB--
    6Luis PujolsC6-1195R-R261977Not draftedMLB--
    37Larry RayOF6-1195L-R241982HOU: 1979-4-86MLB--
    12Craig ReynoldsSS6-1175L-R291975PIT: 1971-1-22MLB--
    42Bert RobergeP6-4190R-R271979HOU: 1976-17-385MLB--
    47Mark RossP6-0195R-R241982HOU: 1979-7-164MLB--
    48Vern RuhleP6-1187R-R311974DET: 1972-17-404MLB--
    34Nolan RyanP6-2195R-R351966NYN: 1965-12-226MLB--
    35Joe SambitoP6-1190L-L301976HOU: 1973-17-404MLB--
    30Tony ScottOF6-0175B-R301973MON: 1969-71-1019MLB--
    45Dave SmithP6-1195R-R271980HOU: 1976-8-169MLB--
    16Harry Spilman1B6-1190L-R271978Not draftedMLB--
    20Don SuttonP6-1185R-R371966Not draftedMLB--
    10Dickie ThonSS5-11175R-R241979Not draftedMLB--
    38Tim TolmanOF-1B6-0195R-R261981HOU: 1978-12-297MLB--
    29Denny Walling3B-OF6-1185L-R281975OAK: 1975-1-1MLB--

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