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1997 Houston Astros (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
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W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 777-660 + 117
Roster Continuity 52.48% 24/28
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:
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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 (#30), Russ Johnson (#30)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8478.519--
7983.4885.0
7686.4698.0
7389.45111.0
6894.42016.0
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