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1985 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  83-79   .512
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Lillis
General Manager:   Al Rosen
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,184,314
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (40)
Youngest Player:  Charlie Kerfeld (21)
Longest Tenure:  Jose Cruz, Joe Niekro (11)
Top Hitter:  Bill Doran (22)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Knepper (16)
Top Draft Pick:  Cameron Drew (#12)

Roster Continuity:  85.34%
Top Prospect:   Charlie Kerfeld
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
Cincinnati8972.5535.5
Houston8379.51212.0
San Diego8379.51212.0
Atlanta6696.40729.0
SF Giants62100.38333.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
14Alan AshbyCMLB6-2190BothRight7/8/195133Long Beach,California1969363CLE

6Mark BaileyCMLB6-5195BothRight11/4/196123Springfield,Missouri19826147HOU
17Kevin BassRF-OFMLB6-0180BothRight5/12/195926Redwood City,California1977229MIL
9Eric BullockOFMLB5-11185LeftLeft2/16/196025Los Angeles,California198115SD
23Enos Cabell3B-1BMLB6-5185RightRight10/8/194935Fort Riley,Kansas1969UDFA BAL
49Jeff CalhounPMLB6-2190LeftLeft4/11/195827LaGrange,Georgia1980369HOU
25Jose CruzOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft8/8/194737Arroyo,Puerto Rico1967UDFA STL
27Glenn Davis1BMLB6-3210RightRight3/28/196124Jacksonville,Florida198115HOU
46Bill DawleyPMLB6-4240RightRight2/6/195827Norwich,Connecticut19767167CIN
43Jim DeshaiesPMLB6-4220LeftLeft6/23/196025Massena,New York198221541NYY
11Frank DiPinoPMLB6-0180LeftLeft10/22/195628Syracuse,New York1977UDFA MIL
19Bill Doran2BMLB5-11175BothRight5/28/195827Cincinnati,Ohio19796138HOU
24Ty GaineyOFMLB6-1190LeftRight12/25/196024Cheraw,South Carolina1979234HOU
3Phil Garner2B-3BMLB5-10177RightRight4/30/194936Jefferson City,Tennessee197112OAK
31Jeff HeathcockPMLB6-4205RightRight11/18/195925Covina,California198011HOU
22Chris JonesOFMLB6-0183LeftLeft7/13/195727Los Angeles,California197925625HOU
37Charlie KerfeldPMLB6-6225RightRight9/28/196321Knob Knoster,Missouri198213SEA
39Bob KnepperPMLB6-2210LeftLeft5/25/195431Akron,Ohio1972243SF
41Mark KnudsonPMLB6-5205RightRight10/28/196024Denver,Colorado1982369HOU
53Mike MaddenPMLB6-1190LeftLeft1/13/195827Denver,Colorado1976369PIT
42Ron MathisPMLB6-0175RightRight9/25/195826Kansas City,Missouri198030724DET
4John MizerockCMLB5-11190LeftRight12/8/196024Punxsutawney,Pennsylvania197918HOU
28Jerry MumphreyOFMLB6-2185BothRight9/9/195232Tyler,Texas1971478STL
36Joe NiekroPMLB6-1190RightRight11/7/194440Martins Ferry,Ohio1966784CLE
20Jim Pankovits2B-OFMLB5-10175RightRight8/6/195529Pennington Gap,Virginia1976473HOU
1Bert PenaSSMLB5-11165RightRight7/11/195925Santurce,Puerto Rico1977UDFA HOU
21Terry PuhlOFMLB6-2200LeftRight7/8/195628Melville,Saskatchewan1973UDFA HOU
12Craig ReynoldsSSMLB6-1175LeftRight12/27/195232Houston,Texas1971122PIT
23German Rivera3BMLB6-2195RightRight7/6/196024Santurce,Puerto Rico1978UDFA LAD
47Mark RossPMLB6-0195RightRight8/8/195727Galveston,Texas19797164HOU
34Nolan RyanPMLB6-2195RightRight1/31/194738Refugio,Texas196512226NYM
33Mike ScottPMLB6-3215RightRight4/26/195530Santa Monica,California1976237NYM
45Dave SmithPMLB6-1195RightRight1/21/195530San Francisco,California19768169HOU
52Julio SolanoPMLB6-1160RightRight1/8/196025Agua Blanca,Dominican Republic1979UDFA HOU
16Harry Spilman1BMLB6-1190LeftRight7/18/195430Albany,Georgia1974UDFA CIN
10Dickie ThonSSMLB5-11175RightRight6/20/195827South Bend,Indiana1975UDFA CAL
18Tim TolmanOF-1BMLB6-0195RightRight4/20/195629Santa Monica,California197812297HOU
29Denny Walling3B-OFMLB6-1185LeftRight4/17/195431Neptune,New Jersey197511OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Clary AndersonScout 
Cot DealAssistant Coach 
Doug DeutschScout 
Larry DierkerBroadcaster 
Jim DurhamBroadcaster 
Gene ElstonBroadcaster 
Matt GalanteThird Base Coach 
Milo HamiltonBroadcaster 
David LakeyScout 
Don LeppertBullpen Coach 
Bob LillisManager 
Julio LinaresScout 
Walt MathewsScout 
Denis MenkeHitting Coach 
Domingo MercedesScout 
Les MossPitching Coach 
Al RosenGeneral Manager 
Jerry WalkerAssistant Coach 
Reggie WallerScout 
Paul WeaverScout 


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