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1997 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  84-78   .519
Result:   1st in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Larry Dierker
General Manager:   Gerry Hunsicker
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  2,046,781
Payroll:  $32,935,000
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Braves)

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tony Pena (40)
Youngest Player:  Richard Hidalgo (21)
Longest Tenure:  Craig Biggio (10)
Top Hitter:  Jeff Bagwell (1)
Top Pitcher:  Darryl Kile (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Lance Berkman (#16)

Roster Continuity:  52.48%
Top Prospect:   Richard Hidalgo
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston8478.519--
Pittsburgh7983.4885.0
Cincinnati7686.4698.0
St. Louis7389.45111.0
Chi Cubs6894.42016.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Tom Martin1997-04-021997W  4-3 vs HOU000000000000000100001st career game
Russ Johnson1997-04-081997L  4-2 @ ATL401000000020000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Russ Johnson1997-04-091997L  4-3 @ ATL501100200010000220201st career RBI
Bobby Abreu1997-04-101997W  5-3 @ ATL21100001021000022120311st career stolen base
Luis Gonzalez1997-04-111997L  4-2 @ SLN41400000000000082576074414684 hits
Russ Johnson1997-04-151997L  7-5 vs HOU311001100100000671301st career home run
Derek Bell1997-04-161997W  10-2 vs HOU514100100010000622650623461154 hits
Russ Johnson1997-04-191997W  2-1 @ LAN400000000040000891404 strikeouts
Craig Biggio1997-04-201997W  3-1 @ LAN42200230000000012351299974712212 home runs
Bobby Abreu1997-04-281997L  7-6 vs HOU423102400110000332421462 home runs, 1st career home run
Chris Holt1997-05-051997W  9-2 vs HOU3110000000100001110001st career hit
Jeff Bagwell1997-05-161997W  12-7 @ PHI221001100400000887996155625804 walks
Craig Biggio1997-05-161997W  12-7 @ PHI522002400100000125813261014842252 home runs, 100th career home run
Ken Ramos1997-05-161997W  12-7 @ PHI200000000000001100001st career game
Jeff Bagwell1997-05-191997W  9-5 @ PHI4320022101000008901001158630812 home runs, 1000th career hit
Bill Spiers1997-05-211997W  4-3 vs HOU61420000001010077952923225594 hits
Ken Ramos1997-05-251997L  8-5 @ COL000000100000010600101st career RBI
Craig Biggio1997-05-261997L  4-3 @ SFN524100000010000126713411034912254 hits
Bill Spiers1997-06-041997W  5-2 @ CIN00000000040000078953623228594 walks
Craig Biggio1997-06-141997L  6-1 vs HOU31300111010000012841361106500228500th career RBI
Tim Bogar1997-06-211997W  7-3 vs HOU41330010000000133313566233 Doubles
Pat Listach1997-06-211997W  7-3 vs HOU4110101000100015004435143114500th career game
Jeff Bagwell1997-07-051997W  2-1 vs HOU2000000302100009331048166663923 stolen bases
Jeff Bagwell1997-07-061997W  6-5 vs HOU3220024001000009341050168667922 home runs
Craig Biggio1997-07-101997W  7-0 @ PIT414200300100000130613891075112344 hits
Brad Ausmus1997-07-141997W  9-7 @ CHN52200150000111045237125129335 RBis
Craig Biggio1997-07-141997W  9-7 @ CHN411000001420000131013921075112344 walks
Jose Cabrera1997-07-151997W  5-3 @ CHN000000000000000100001st career game
Luis Gonzalez1997-07-201997W  9-0 @ MON43310260001000090984980458732 home runs, 6 RBis
Craig Biggio1997-07-231997W  7-2 @ SLN342000100200000131814011075132374 runs scored
Sean Berry1997-07-261997W  9-8 vs HOU32310121000200059047364276432 hit by pitches
Ricky Gutierrez1997-08-051997L  6-5 @ FLO534001100000000425327999214 hits
Ramon Garcia1997-08-061997L  6-4 @ PHI0000001000001106700101st career RBI
Jeff Bagwell1997-08-091997W  8-3 @ NYN43200241010000196310731756911002 home runs, 100th career stolen base
Ramon Garcia1997-08-111997W  8-3 @ NYN4111001000000006810201st career hit
Craig Biggio1997-08-121997W  13-2 vs HOU222000101002000133714281115342422 hit by pitches
Derek Bell1997-08-171997W  11-6 vs HOU524200320010000700725713881244 hits
Craig Biggio1997-08-171997W  11-6 vs HOU230000030112000134114301115342473 stolen bases, 2 hit by pitches
Chris Holt1997-08-211997W  10-4 vs HOU3220001000100003050101st career RBI
Brad Ausmus1997-08-231997L  6-3 vs HOU40410010000000048240025140364 hits
Derek Bell1997-08-231997L  6-3 vs HOU504100030010000705738723941274 hits, 3 stolen bases
Jeff Bagwell1997-08-261997L  7-6 @ ATL21100001041000097710821786971014 walks
Craig Biggio1997-08-311997L  3-1 @ CHA401000031001000135314441145392553 stolen bases
Richard Hidalgo1997-09-011997L  3-2 vs HOU301000000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Ricky Gutierrez1997-09-041997W  14-2 @ SFN54300130001000044534010106214 runs scored
Bill Spiers1997-09-061997L  5-3 @ SFN51400011001000085458424251664 hits
Oscar Henriquez1997-09-071997L  5-1 @ SFN000000000000000100001st career game
Chuck Carr1997-09-091997W  7-4 @ COL31210000000020050043113122140500th career game
Craig Biggio1997-09-121997W  10-3 vs HOU331010000012000136314571155412582 hit by pitches
Derek Bell1997-09-131997W  5-1 vs HOU210000000002000723758764061282 hit by pitches
Richard Hidalgo1997-09-131997W  5-1 vs HOU401000100010000870101st career RBI
Richard Hidalgo1997-09-141997L  4-3 vs HOU301000010120000980111st career stolen base
Brad Ausmus1997-09-151997L  4-3 vs HOU2011000002000005004092514536500th career game
Manuel Barrios1997-09-161997W  15-3 vs HOU000000000000000100001st career game
Richard Hidalgo1997-09-171997W  8-4 @ PIT51310120000000012141411st career home run
Jeff Bagwell1997-09-201997W  4-1 @ CIN411001200000001100011041867181071000th career game
Russ Johnson1997-09-261997W  2-0 vs HOU22200111010000019162811st career stolen base


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