Support TBC:  If you're a frequent visitor and use the data on this site, please support The Baseball Cube by leaving a small tip.
 

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
53Bobby AbreuLFMLB6-0197LeftRight3/11/197423Aragua,Venezuela1990UDFA HOU

11Brad AusmusCMLB5-11195RightRight4/14/196928New Haven,Connecticut1987481151NYA
5Jeff Bagwell1BMLB6-0195RightRight5/27/196829Boston,Massachusetts19894109BOS
46Manuel BarriosPMLB6-0185RightRight9/21/197422Cabecea,Panama1993UDFA HOU
14Derek BellRF-CFMLB6-2215RightRight12/11/196828Tampa,Florida1987249TOR
77Sean Berry3BMLB5-11200RightRight3/22/196631Santa Monica,California198619KCA
7Craig Biggio2B-CMLB5-11180RightRight12/14/196531Smithtown,New York1987122HOU
18Tim BogarSS-3BMLB6-2198RightRight10/28/196630Indianapolis,Indiana19878212NYN
46Jose CabreraPMLB6-0180RightRight3/24/197225Santiago,Dominican Republic1990UDFA CLE
21Chuck CarrCF-OFMLB5-10165BothRight8/10/196729San Bernardino,California19869228CIN
25Tony EusebioCMLB6-2210RightRight4/27/196730San Jose de Los Llamas,Dominican Republic1985UDFA HOU
50Sid FernandezPMLB6-1230LeftLeft10/12/196234Honolulu,Hawaii1981373LAN
59Ramon GarciaPMLB6-2200RightRight12/9/196927Guanare,Venezuela1987UDFA CHA
20Luis GonzalezLFMLB6-2190LeftRight9/3/196729Tampa,Florida1988490HOU
50Tommy GreenePMLB6-5225RightRight4/6/196730Lumberton,North Carolina1985114ATL
12Ricky GutierrezSSMLB6-1175RightRight5/23/197027Miami,Florida1988128BAL
32Mike HamptonPMLB5-10180RightLeft9/9/197224Brooksville,Florida19906157SEA
41Oscar HenriquezPMLB6-6220RightRight1/28/197423La Guaira,Venezuela1991UDFA HOU
51Richard HidalgoRF-CFMLB6-3190RightRight7/2/197521Caracas,Venezuela1991UDFA HOU
41Chris HoltPMLB6-4205RightRight9/18/197125Dallas,Texas1992369HOU
5Thomas HowardLF-CFMLB6-2205BothRight12/11/196432Middletown,Ohio1986111SDN
43John HudekPMLB6-1205BothRight8/8/196630Tampa,Florida198810249CHA
38Russ Johnson3B-2BMLB5-10180RightRight2/22/197324Baton Rouge,Louisiana1994130HOU
57Darryl KilePMLB6-5212RightRight12/2/196828Garden Grove,California198730781HOU
15Randy KnorrCMLB6-2215RightRight11/12/196828San Gabriel,California198610263TOR
33Jose LimaPMLB6-2205RightRight9/30/197224Santiago,Dominican Republic1989UDFA DET
4Pat ListachSS-CFMLB5-9170BothRight9/12/196729Natchitoches,Louisiana19885133MIL
52Mike MagnantePMLB6-1185LeftLeft6/17/196532Glendale,California198811283KCA
38Tom MartinPMLB6-1200LeftLeft5/21/197027Charleston,South Carolina19886139BAL
43Blas MinorPMLB6-3203RightRight3/20/196631Merced,California19886148PIT
39Ray MontgomeryRF-LFMLB6-3195RightRight8/8/196927Bronxville,New York199013348HOU
24James MoutonLF-CFMLB5-9175RightRight12/29/196828Denver,Colorado19917184HOU
4Tony PenaCMLB6-0185RightRight6/4/195740Monte Cristi,Dominican Republic1975UDFA PIT
31J.R. Phillips1BMLB6-1185LeftLeft4/29/197027West Covina,California1988491CAL
29Ken RamosRF-LFMLB6-1185LeftLeft6/6/196730Sydney,Nebraska19866140CHN
37Shane ReynoldsPMLB6-3210RightRight3/26/196829Bastrop,Louisiana1989372HOU
3Luis RiveraSSMLB5-9175RightRight1/3/196433Cidra,Puerto Rico1981UDFA MON
28Bill SpiersSS-3BMLB6-2190LeftRight6/5/196631Orangeburg,South Carolina1987113MIL
36Russ SpringerPMLB6-4220RightRight11/7/196828Alexandria,Louisiana19897179NYA
13Billy WagnerPMLB5-11180LeftLeft7/25/197125Tannersville,Virginia1993112HOU
18Donne WallPMLB6-1205RightRight7/11/196729Potosi,Missouri198918462HOU
Team PersonnelPosition 
Ricardo AponteScout 
Alan AshbyBullpen Coach 
Bob BlairScout 
Stan BoroskiScout 
Ralph BrattonScout 
Bill BrownBroadcaster 
Julian CamiloScout 
Rafael CarielScout 
Luis CoronadoScout 
Vince CotroneoBroadcaster 
Jose CruzFirst Base Coach 
Mike CubbageThird Base Coach 
Jim DeshaiesBroadcaster 
Doug DeutschScout 
Larry DierkerManager 
Brian GrangerScout 
Milo HamiltonBroadcaster 
Gerry HunsickerGeneral Manager 
Daniel HustonScout 
Bill KleskoScout 
David LakeyScout 
Julio LinaresScout 
Mike MaggartScout 
Walt MathewsScout 
Tommy McCrawHitting Coach 
Carlo MuroScout 
Franklyn PerezScout 
Jim PranskyScout 
Andres ReiderScout 
Deron RombachScout 
Vern RuhlePitching Coach 
Francisco E RuizBroadcaster 
Tad SlowikScout 
Steve SmithScout 
Francis ThonScout 
Tim TolmanScout 
Alex TrevinoBroadcaster 
Bill VirdonBench Coach 


About Us  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from Retrosheet.org.

Please Support The Baseball Cube.