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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

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Bobby Abreu230000001014300------------.857--.988--8442
Brad Ausmus280129000000000--.992----------------807737
Jeff Bagwell290015900000001----.993--------------140413711
Manuel Barrios2220000000000--------------------000
Derek Bell280000000368901--------------.971.965--22568
Sean Berry31000085000003--------.921----------4714016
Craig Biggio310001600000001------.979------------34150418
Tim Bogar300010148000000--------.955.985--------1102296
Jose Cabrera251200000000001.000------------------120
Chuck Carr29000000159000--------------.966----11134
Tony Eusebio30043000000000--.987----------------297164
Sid Fernandez34100000000001.000------------------010
Ramon Garcia27420000000000.950------------------9292
Luis Gonzalez290010001460000----1.000------.982------266105
Tommy Greene3020000000000--------------------000
Ricky Gutierrez270009226400000------1.0001.000.967--------1041918
Mike Hampton24340000000000.961------------------16573
Oscar Henriquez23400000000001.000------------------200
Richard Hidalgo21000000017100--------------1.000----2700
Chris Holt25330000000000.980------------------13361
Thomas Howard3200000010411800------------1.0001.0001.000--10750
John Hudek304000000000001.000------------------160
Russ Johnson24000314000000------1.000.963----------13241
Darryl Kile28340000000000.985------------------28391
Randy Knorr2803200000000--1.0001.000--------------1930
Jose Lima245200000000001.000------------------540
Pat Listach29000003114100----------.9511.000.875----35716
Mike Magnante32400000000000.889------------------171
Tom Martin27550000000000.909------------------191
Blas Minor311100000000001.000------------------120
Ray Montgomery27000000221500------------1.0001.0001.000--2520
James Mouton280000009391400------------1.0001.0001.000--8610
Tony Pena4008000000000--1.000----------------4860
J.R. Phillips2700300000300----1.000----------1.000--900
Ken Ramos3000000010100--------------------000
Shane Reynolds29300000000000.911------------------10314
Luis Rivera3300010600000------1.000--.875--------992
Bill Spiers310084842800000----1.0001.000.935.932--------10420018
Russ Springer28540000000000.909------------------551
Billy Wagner25620000000000.900------------------271
Donne Wall29800000000001.000------------------260


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