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1988 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 5th in National League West
Run Differential: 617-631 -14
Roster Continuity 81.51% 5/26
Manager(s): Hal Lanier
General Manager: Bill Wood
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Payroll: $ 13,454,667 7/26
Attendance: 1,933,505 15/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Willie Ansley (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Yogi Berra
Bullpen Coach: Marc Hill
First Base Coach: Matt Galante
Hitting Coach: Gene Clines
Minor League Coach: Rusty Kuntz
Pitching Coach: Les Moss
Third Base Coach: Denis Menke

#1 Draft Picks

Cameron Drew (#12), Craig Reynolds (#22), Craig Biggio (#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 1988 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    49Juan AgostoP6-2190L-L301981Not draftedMLB--
    42Larry AndersenP6-3205R-R351975CLE: 1971-7-157MLB--
    47Joaquin AndujarP6-0180B-R351976Not draftedMLB--
    14Alan AshbyC6-2190B-R361973CLE: 1969-3-63MLB--
    6Mark BaileyC6-5195B-R261984HOU: 1982-6-147MLB--
    17Kevin BassRF-OF6-0180B-R291982MIL: 1977-2-29MLB--
    25Buddy Bell3B6-3200R-R361972CLE: 1969-16-375MLB--
    4Craig Biggio2B-C5-11180R-R221988HOU: 1987-1-22MLB--
    13Ernie CamachoP6-1180R-R331980CAL: 1976-4-79MLB--
    11Ken Caminiti3B6-0200B-R251987HOU: 1984-3-71MLB--
    1Casey Candaele2B-SS5-9165B-R271986UDFAMLB--
    50Rocky ChildressP6-2195R-R261985PHI: 1980-21-532MLB--
    44Danny DarwinP6-3190R-R321978Not draftedMLB--
    27Glenn Davis1B6-3210R-R271984TEX: 1983-42-817MLB--
    43Jim DeshaiesP6-4220L-L281984NYA: 1982-21-542MLB--
    19Bill Doran2B5-11175B-R301982HOU: 1979-6-138MLB--
    3Cameron DrewLF-RF6-5230L-R241988HOU: 1985-1-12MLB--
    18John FishelLF-RF5-11185R-R251988HOU: 1985-9-222MLB--
    31Bob ForschP6-4200R-R381974SLN: 1968-26-594MLB--
    28Billy HatcherLF-CF5-9175R-R271984CHN: 1981-6-131MLB--
    31,41Jeff HeathcockP6-4205R-R281983HOU: 1980-1-1MLB--
    5Steve HendersonOF6-2190R-R351977CIN: 1974-5-119MLB--
    23Chuck Jackson3B-CF6-0185R-R251987HOU: 1984-7-175MLB--
    39Bob KnepperP6-2210L-L341976SFN: 1972-2-43MLB--
    26Louie MeadowsLF-RF5-11190L-L271986HOU: 1982-2-43MLB--
    53Dave MeadsP6-0175L-L241987HOU: 1984-6-148MLB--
    35Brian MeyerP6-0190R-R251988HOU: 1986-16-406MLB--
    20Jim Pankovits2B-OF5-10175R-R321984HOU: 1976-4-73MLB--
    21Terry PuhlOF6-2200L-R311977Not draftedMLB--
    16Rafael RamirezSS5-11190R-R301980UDFAMLB--
    12Craig ReynoldsSS6-1175L-R351975PIT: 1971-1-22MLB--
    34Nolan RyanP6-2195R-R411966NYN: 1965-12-226MLB--
    33Mike ScottP6-3215R-R331979NYN: 1976-2-37MLB--
    29Craig Smajstria2B5-9165B-R261988CHA: 1981-4-84MLB--
    45Dave SmithP6-1195R-R331980HOU: 1976-8-169MLB--
    6Harry Spilman1B6-1190L-R331978Not draftedMLB--
    9Alex TrevinoC5-11170R-R301978Not draftedMLB--
    29Denny Walling3B-OF6-1185L-R341975OAK: 1975-1-1MLB--
    2Gerald YoungCF6-2185B-R231987NYN: 1982-5-111MLB--

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