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1997 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 777-660 + 117
Manager(s): Larry Dierker
General Manager: Gerry Hunsicker
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Payroll: $ 32,935,000 20/28
Attendance: 2,046,781 15/28
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: Lance Berkman (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bill Virdon
Bullpen Coach: Alan Ashby
First Base Coach: Jose Cruz
Hitting Coach: Tommy McCraw
Pitching Coach: Vern Ruhle
Third Base Coach: Mike Cubbage

#1 Draft Picks

Thomas Howard (#11), Billy Wagner (#12), Bill Spiers (#13), Tommy Greene (#14), Craig Biggio (#22), Ricky Gutierrez (#28), Russ Johnson (#30)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8478.519--
7983.4885.0
7686.4698.0
7389.45111.0
6894.42016.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Craig Biggio2B31619146191
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8
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22
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81471084107346070.309.415.501916.192.388.3401.2728.1310744
5Jeff Bagwell1B29566109162
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40
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2
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43
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135311012712216270810.286.425.5921017.306.567.2910.9613.2335717
20Luis GonzalezLF2955078142
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2
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10
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681077167570512.258.345.376721.118.253.2760.9455.0207631
14Derek BellRF2849367136
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29
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3
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15
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7115740941230216.276.344.438782.162.260.3132.3532.9216547
11Brad AusmusC2842545113
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25
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4
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44146387834668.266.326.358684.092.200.3122.05106.3152478
12Ricky GutierrezSS273033379
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14
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4
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3
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34522150320017.261.315.363678.102.182.3042.38101.0110327
77Sean Berry3B313013777
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24
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1
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8
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4315255351168.256.318.422740.166.236.2802.1237.6127338
28Bill Spiers3B312915193
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48105614216114.320.438.481919.162.388.3620.6972.8140355
5Thomas HowardCF322552463
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2212264831113.247.323.353676.106.204.2931.8585.090286
18Tim BogarSS302413060
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3041244231344.249.320.390710.141.253.2811.7560.394275
21Chuck CarrCF291923453
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11
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17115153722610.276.333.417750.141.250.3222.4748.080216
53Bobby AbreuRF231882247
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2672214810000.250.329.372701.122.261.3212.2962.770210
24James MoutonCF281802438
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2397183020223.211.287.322609.111.222.2351.6760.058204
25Tony EusebioC301641245
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1801192741004.274.364.305669.030.140.3241.42164.050187
4Pat ListachSS291321324
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0642112412527.182.247.227474.045.144.2182.18--30151
57Darryl KileP2889411
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00700338301003.124.179.157336.034.067.21612.67--14105
32Mike HamptonP2473610
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0801521001010.137.190.178368.041.096.1894.20--1389
39Ray MontgomeryRF2768816
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040051800032.235.276.324600.088.162.3023.60--2276
41Chris HoltP256766
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00010013300900.090.103.090193.000.015.17633.00--677
51Richard HidalgoCF2162819
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61041810000.306.358.484842.177.258.4054.5031.03067
38Russ Johnson3B2460718
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91161400102.300.364.417781.117.217.3642.3330.02567
37Shane ReynoldsP295336
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0020023100700.113.145.170315.057.094.27315.50--962
59Ramon GarciaP273624
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0050001310710.111.132.167299.056.056.167----645
4Tony PenaC401924
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002002300010.211.273.368641.158.263.2351.50--722
31J.R. PhillipsRF-1B271522
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4000700010.133.125.333458.200.200.125--15.0516
3Luis RiveraSS331323
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03001600100.231.286.385671.154.231.4296.00--515
29Ken RamosRF-LF3012000001002000011.000.133.000133.000.167.0000.00--015
18Donne WallP291001
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0000001400100.100.182.100282.000.100.1674.00--112
15Randy KnorrC-1B28813
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1000200000.375.375.7501125.375.375.400--8.068
50Tommy GreeneP30311
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001000100100.333.333.6671000.333.333.500----24
33Jose LimaP243000000000300200.000.000.0000.000.000-----05
52Mike MagnanteP323000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
38Tom MartinP273000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
46Jose CabreraP252000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
50Sid FernandezP341000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
36Russ SpringerP281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
13Billy WagnerP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals21495502777142731440133720171746331085100637453104.259.333.403736.144.277.2981.7141.422206262
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
57Darryl Kile281972.57343464002552088773199420571101.187.310.673.307.212.18
32Mike Hampton2415103.83343472002232171059516771396121.328.760.653.115.611.81
41Chris Holt258123.513332000020921198821761951081.309.040.732.614.071.56
37Shane Reynolds299104.2330302000181189928519471525231.309.400.942.347.563.23
59Ramon Garcia27983.6842201151158155716520521203291.308.771.132.946.792.31
33Jose Lima24165.285210015275794544916632051.279.481.081.927.563.94
13Billy Wagner25782.86620004923664923215301063031.206.680.684.0914.453.53
38Tom Martin27532.095500018256521313223363011.348.360.323.705.791.57
36Russ Springer28334.255400013355482826427744041.367.850.654.4212.112.74
52Mike Magnante32312.254000014147391612211432201.047.310.382.068.063.91
18Donne Wall29256.2188000041533129816252121.6411.361.713.435.361.56
43John Hudek30135.934000020440382727833364031.738.341.767.247.901.09
46Jose Cabrera25001.2012000601562216180000.803.600.603.6010.803.00
43Blas Minor31104.5011000511213761564011.509.750.753.754.501.20
50Tommy Greene30017.002200009107725110001.6710.002.005.0011.002.20
50Sid Fernandez34103.6011000054221230001.207.201.803.605.401.50
41Oscar Henriquez23014.5040001042220330011.254.500.006.756.751.00
46Manuel Barrios220012.0020000036440330003.0018.000.009.009.001.00
Pitching Totals84783.6751616216714637145913796605951345111138469521.308.510.833.157.022.23


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