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1997 Houston AstrosNational League (MLB)
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Billy Wagner played for the 1997 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record84-78 (1st in National League Central)League Rank6thMLB Rank10th
ManagerLarry DierkerGeneral ManagerGerry Hunsicker
CoachesAlan Ashby (Bullpen Coach), Jose Cruz (First Base Coach), Mike Cubbage (Third Base Coach), Tommy McCraw (Hitting Coach), Vern Ruhle (Pitching Coach), Bill Virdon (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Braves)
#1 Draft PickLance Berkman (#16)
Payroll$32,935,000
Attendance2,046,781
Minor League AffiliatesNew Orleans Zephyrs (AAA) 74-70 ... Jackson Generals (AA) 66-73 ... Kissimmee Cobras (A+) 71-66 ... Quad Cities River Bandits (A) 59-75 ... Auburn Doubledays (A-) 29-47 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 24-36 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1997 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
7Craig Biggio2bR311626191461913782281471084107340760.309.415.501.91631067744.340.192.388.40111.314.41.33.028.135.1
1987- 1-  22-HOU
 
5Jeff Bagwell1bR2916256610916240243135311012712216082710.286.425.5921.01733585717.291.306.567.42417.717.01.06.013.252.5
1989- 4- 110-BOS
 
20Luis GonzalezlfL291525507814231210681077167505712.258.345.376.72120743631.276.118.253.32211.310.60.91.655.030.3
1988- 4-  90-HOU
 
14Derek BellrfR2812949367136293157115740941202316.276.344.438.78221647547.313.162.260.3447.317.22.42.732.934.6
1987- 2-  49-TOR
 
11Brad AusmuscR2813042545113251444146387836648.266.326.358.68415230478.312.092.200.3048.016.32.10.8106.326.6
1987-48-1152-NYA
 
12Ricky GutierrezssR271023033379144334522150300217.261.315.363.67811021327.304.102.182.3026.415.32.40.9101.026.6
1988- 1-  30-BAL
 
77Sean Berry3bR3196301377724184315255351618.256.318.422.74012733338.280.166.236.3237.415.72.12.437.642.9
1986- 1-   9-KCA
 
28Bill Spiers3bL311322915193274448105614211164.320.438.481.91914035355.362.161.388.40417.211.80.71.172.837.6
1987- 1-  13-MIL
 
5Thomas HowardcfB32107255246316132212264831113.247.323.353.6769020286.293.106.204.3059.116.81.91.185.031.8
1986- 1-  11-SDN
 
18Tim BogarssR3097241306014443041244233414.249.320.390.7109422275.281.141.253.3138.715.31.81.560.336.7
1987- 8- 212-NYN
 
21Chuck CarrcfB29631923453112417115153726120.276.333.417.7508017216.322.141.250.3286.917.12.51.948.032.1
1986- 9- 228-CIN
 
53Bobby AbreurfL2359188224710232672214810000.250.329.372.7017015210.321.122.261.31610.022.92.31.462.731.9
1990-   UDFA-HOU
Retired  
24James MoutoncfR288618024389132397183022203.211.287.322.6095813204.235.111.222.2768.814.71.71.560.034.2
1991- 7- 183-HOU
 
25Tony EusebiocR306016412452011801192740014.274.364.305.669503187.324.031.140.31310.214.41.40.5164.06.7
1985-   UDFA-HOU
 
4Pat ListachssB29521321324220642112415227.182.247.227.474304151.218.045.144.2147.315.92.20.00.016.7
1988- 5- 133-MIL
 
57Darryl KilepR283489411300700338310003.124.179.157.336143105.216.033.067.1622.936.212.70.00.027.3
1987-30- 782-HOU
 
32Mike HamptonpR243273610110801521010100.137.190.178.36813289.189.041.096.1725.623.64.20.00.020.0
1990- 6- 161-SEA
 
39Ray MontgomeryrfR27296881641040051800302.235.276.324.60022576.302.089.162.2646.623.73.60.00.031.3
1990-13- 359-HOU
 
41Chris HoltpR2533676600010013309000.090.103.090.1936077.176.000.015.0901.342.933.00.00.00.0
1992- 3-  69-HOU
 
51Richard HidalgocfR21196281950261041810000.306.358.484.84230767.405.178.258.3696.026.94.53.031.036.8
1991-   UDFA-HOU
 
38Russ Johnson3bR24216071810291161401002.300.364.417.78125367.364.117.217.3509.020.92.33.030.016.7
1994- 1-  30-HOU
 
37Shane ReynoldspR2929533630020023107000.113.145.170.3159362.273.057.094.1443.250.015.50.00.050.0
1989- 3-  72-HOU
 
59Ramon GarciapR2740362420050001317100.111.132.167.2996245.167.056.056.1330.028.90.00.00.050.0
1987-   UDFA-CHA
 
4Tony PenacR40919243002002300100.211.273.368.6417322.235.157.263.2789.113.61.50.00.075.0
1975-   UDFA-PIT
 
31J.R. Phillipsrf-1bL271315220014000700100.133.125.333.4585116.125.200.200.1820.043.80.06.315.050.0
1988- 4-  91-CAL
 
3Luis RiverassR33713230103001601000.231.286.385.6715115.429.154.231.2936.740.06.00.00.033.3
1981-   UDFA-MON
 
29Ken Ramosrf-lfL301412000001002000101.000.133.000.1330015.000.000.167.09513.30.00.00.00.00.0
1986- 6- 140-CHN
 
18Donne WallpR29710010000001401000.100.182.100.2821012.167.000.100.1478.333.34.00.00.00.0
1989-18- 464-HOU
 
15Randy Knorrc-1bR2848130011000200000.375.375.7501.125618.400.375.375.4770.025.00.012.58.033.3
1986-10- 263-TOR
 
38Tom MartinpL27523000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1988- 6- 139-BAL
 
50Tommy GreenepR3023111001000101000.333.333.6671.000214.500.334.333.4200.025.00.00.00.0100.0
1985- 1-  14-ATL
 
33Jose LimapR24503000000000302000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.060.00.00.00.00.0
1989-   UDFA-DET
 
52Mike MagnantepL32383000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1988-11- 283-KCA
 
46Jose CabrerapR25122000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1990-   UDFA-CLE
 
50Sid FernandezpL3411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1981- 3-  73-LAN
 
36Russ SpringerpR28531000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1989- 7- 181-NYA
 
13Billy WagnerpL25611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1993- 1-  12-HOU
 
Batting Totals: (37 players)1625502777142731440133720171746331085100745363104.259.344.403.74722204876362.298.403.277.00010.017.11.72.141.434.1 

1997 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
57Darryl KileR28STMLB1972.57343406400255.22088773199420571101.187.320.673.317.222.183.06.7313.69
1987-30- 782-HOU
 
32Mike HamptonL24STMLB15103.83343407200223.02171059516771396121.328.760.653.115.611.814.24.6003.86
1990- 6- 161-SEA
 
41Chris HoltR25STMLB8123.52333210000209.221198821761951081.309.060.732.624.081.564.21.4004.24
1992- 3-  69-HOU
 
37Shane ReynoldsR29STMLB9104.23303002000181.0189928519471525231.309.400.942.347.563.234.57.4743.62
1989- 3-  72-HOU
 
59Ramon GarciaR27S/RMLB983.694220221151158.2155716520521203291.318.791.132.956.812.314.03.5294.39
1987-   UDFA-CHA
 
33Jose LimaR24RelMLB165.28521510015275.0794544916632051.279.481.081.927.563.945.40.1433.83
1989-   UDFA-DET
 
13Billy WagnerL25R/CLMLB782.856206200492366.14923215301063031.206.650.684.0714.383.533.12.4672.39
1993- 1-  12-HOU
 
38Tom MartinL27RelMLB532.09550550018256.0521313223363011.348.360.323.705.791.572.09.6253.57
1988- 6- 139-BAL
 
36Russ SpringerR28RelMLB334.23540540013355.1482826427744041.367.810.654.3912.042.744.55.5003.05
1989- 7- 181-NYA
 
52Mike MagnanteL32RelMLB312.27400400014147.2391612211432201.067.360.382.088.123.913.02.7502.54
1988-11- 283-KCA
 
18Donne WallR29STMLB256.26880000041.2533129816252121.6711.451.733.465.401.566.70.2865.70
1989-18- 464-HOU
 
43John HudekR30RelMLB135.98400400020440.2382727833364031.778.411.777.307.971.095.98.2506.55
1988-10- 249-CHA
 
46Jose CabreraR25RelMLB001.1712012006015.162216180000.793.520.593.5210.573.001.17.0002.78
1990-   UDFA-CLE
 
43Blas MinorR31RelMLB104.5011011005112.013761564011.509.750.753.754.501.205.251.0004.69
1988- 6- 148-PIT
 
50Tommy GreeneR30STMLB017.0022000009.0107725110001.6710.002.005.0011.002.207.00.0005.22
1985- 1-  14-ATL
 
50Sid FernandezL34STMLB103.6011000005.04221230001.207.201.803.605.401.503.601.0005.71
1981- 3-  73-LAN
 
41Oscar HenriquezR23RelMLB014.5040400104.02220330011.254.500.006.756.751.004.50.0004.61
1991-   UDFA-HOU
 
46Manuel BarriosR22RelMLB0012.0020200003.06440330003.0018.000.009.009.001.0012.00.0004.11
1993-   UDFA-HOU
 
Pitching Totals: (18 players)84783.6716216235416714637146013796605951345111138469521.298.500.833.157.022.234.07.519  

1997 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PBilly Wagner25MLBp62-66271010.9000.150.14---62100.038.3Fielding by Day
PTom Martin27MLBp55-56191011.9090.180.18---55100.034.0Fielding by Day
PRuss Springer28MLBp54-55551111.9090.190.18---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PJose Lima24MLBp52-75540091.0000.170.12---52100.032.1Fielding by Day
PRamon Garcia27MLBp42-1589292340.9500.900.24---42100.025.9Fielding by Day
PJohn Hudek30MLBp40-40160171.0000.180.18---40100.024.7Fielding by Day
PMike Magnante32MLBp40-4717109.8890.200.17---40100.024.7Fielding by Day
PDarryl Kile28MLBp34-25528391368.9851.970.26---34100.021.0Fielding by Day
PMike Hampton24MLBp34-22316573476.9612.150.33---34100.021.0Fielding by Day
PChris Holt25MLBp33-20913361150.9801.480.23---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PShane Reynolds29MLBp30-18110314445.9111.370.23---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PJose Cabrera25MLBp12-15120031.0000.250.20---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PBlas Minor31MLBp11-12120031.0000.270.25---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PDonne Wall29MLBp8-41260181.0001.000.20---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
POscar Henriquez23MLBp4-4200021.0000.500.50---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PManuel Barrios22MLBp2-3000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PTommy Greene30MLBp2-9000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PSid Fernandez34MLBp1-5010011.0001.000.20---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBrad Ausmus28MLBc129--80773716887.9926.820.004746613099.279.6Fielding by Day
CTony Eusebio30MLBc43--2971644317.9877.280.00369-6071.726.5Fielding by Day
CTony Pena40MLBc8--48601541.0006.750.0081-988.94.9Fielding by Day
CRandy Knorr28MLBc3--12100131.0004.330.0011-475.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BJeff Bagwell29MLB1b159--1404137111401552.9939.690.00---16298.198.1Fielding by Day
1BBill Spiers31MLBss-3b8--32105331.0004.130.00---1326.14.9Fielding by Day
1BJ.R. Phillips27MLB1b3--600161.0002.000.00---1323.11.9Fielding by Day
1BRandy Knorr28MLBc2--720191.0004.500.00---450.01.2Fielding by Day
1BTim Bogar30MLBss-3b1--000000.000.00---971.00.6Fielding by Day
1BLuis Gonzalez29MLBlf1--300131.0003.000.00---1520.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BCraig Biggio31MLB2b-c160--34150418108863.9795.280.00---16298.898.8Fielding by Day
2BRicky Gutierrez27MLBss9--9302121.0001.330.00---1028.85.6Fielding by Day
2BBill Spiers31MLBss-3b4--31303161.0004.000.00---1323.02.5Fielding by Day
2BRuss Johnson24MLB3b-2b3--9201111.0003.670.00---2114.31.9Fielding by Day
2BLuis Rivera33MLBss1--310041.0004.000.00---714.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BSean Berry31MLB3b85--471401611203.9212.200.00---9688.552.5Fielding by Day
3BBill Spiers31MLBss-3b84--441291212185.9352.060.00---13263.651.9Fielding by Day
3BRicky Gutierrez27MLBss22--103503451.0002.050.00---10221.613.6Fielding by Day
3BRuss Johnson24MLB3b-2b14--4221227.9631.860.00---2166.78.6Fielding by Day
3BTim Bogar30MLBss-3b14--7141222.9551.500.00---9714.48.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSTim Bogar30MLBss-3b80--103215553323.9853.980.00---9782.549.4Fielding by Day
SSRicky Gutierrez27MLBss64--85153835246.9673.720.00---10262.739.5Fielding by Day
SSPat Listach29MLBss-cf31--2671512102.9513.130.00---5259.619.1Fielding by Day
SSBill Spiers31MLBss-3b28--255761288.9322.930.00---13221.217.3Fielding by Day
SSLuis Rivera33MLBss6--682416.8752.330.00---785.73.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFLuis Gonzalez29MLBlf146--2631051278.9821.870.00---15296.190.1Fielding by Day
LFThomas Howard32MLBlf-cf10--17000171.0001.700.00---1079.36.2Fielding by Day
LFBobby Abreu23MLBlf10--60107.8570.600.00---5916.96.2Fielding by Day
LFJames Mouton28MLBlf-cf9--10000101.0001.110.00---8610.55.6Fielding by Day
LFRay Montgomery27MLBrf-lf2--400041.0002.000.00---296.91.2Fielding by Day
LFKen Ramos30MLBrf-lf1--000000.000.00---147.10.6Fielding by Day
LFChuck Carr29MLBcf-of1--000000.000.00---631.60.6Fielding by Day
LFPat Listach29MLBss-cf1--200021.0002.000.00---521.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFChuck Carr29MLBcf-of59--111342118.9661.930.00---6393.736.4Fielding by Day
CFThomas Howard32MLBlf-cf41--73501781.0001.900.00---10738.325.3Fielding by Day
CFJames Mouton28MLBlf-cf39--59101601.0001.540.00---8645.324.1Fielding by Day
CFDerek Bell28MLBrf-cf36--6522169.9711.860.00---12927.922.2Fielding by Day
CFRichard Hidalgo21MLBrf-cf17--27000271.0001.590.00---1989.510.5Fielding by Day
CFPat Listach29MLBss-cf4--70108.8751.750.00---527.72.5Fielding by Day
CFRay Montgomery27MLBrf-lf2--200021.0001.000.00---296.91.2Fielding by Day
CFBobby Abreu23MLBlf1--000000.000.00---591.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFDerek Bell28MLBrf-cf89--160461170.9651.840.00---12969.054.9Fielding by Day
RFBobby Abreu23MLBlf43--7841183.9881.910.00---5972.926.5Fielding by Day
RFThomas Howard32MLBlf-cf18--17000171.0000.940.00---10716.811.1Fielding by Day
RFRay Montgomery27MLBrf-lf15--19201211.0001.400.00---2951.79.3Fielding by Day
RFJames Mouton28MLBlf-cf14--17000171.0001.210.00---8616.38.6Fielding by Day
RFJ.R. Phillips27MLB1b3--300031.0001.000.00---1323.11.9Fielding by Day
RFRichard Hidalgo21MLBrf-cf1--000000.000.00---195.30.6Fielding by Day
RFKen Ramos30MLBrf-lf1--000000.000.00---147.10.6Fielding by Day
RFPat Listach29MLBss-cf1--000000.000.00---521.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHSean Berry31MLB3b3--000000.000.00---963.11.9Fielding by Day
DHJeff Bagwell29MLB1b1--000000.000.00---1620.60.6Fielding by Day
DHCraig Biggio31MLB2b-c1--000000.000.00---1620.60.6Fielding by Day
DHDerek Bell28MLBrf-cf1--000000.000.00---1290.80.6Fielding by Day

1997 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Ricardo AponteScout1956-04-03 41El Seybo,Dom Rep AAA1977-1981-   P
Alan AshbyBullpen Coach1951-07-08 45Long Beach,California MLB1969-19891973-1989
1969- 3-  63-CLE
C
Bob BlairScout -- --   SCOUT
Stan BoroskiScout1963-07-14 33Martins Ferry,Ohio A+1982-1987-
1981-20- 514-MIL
P
Ralph BrattonScout -- --   SCOUT
Julian CamiloScout -- --   SCOUT
Rafael CarielScout -- --   SCOUT
Luis CoronadoScout -- --   SCOUT
Jose CruzFirst Base Coach1947-08-08 49Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19881970-1988
1966-   UDFA-SLN
OF
Mike CubbageThird Base Coach1950-07-21 46Charlottesville,Virginia MLB1970-19821974-1981
1971- 2-  25-WS2
3B
Jim DeshaiesBroadcaster1960-06-23 37Massena,New York MLB1979-19951984-1995
1982-21- 542-NYA
P
Doug DeutschScout -- --   SCOUT
Larry DierkerManager1946-09-22 50Hollywood,California MLB1964-19771964-1977
1964-   UDFA-HOU
P
Brian GrangerScout -- --   SCOUT
Gerry HunsickerGeneral Manager1950-06-10 47Collegeville,Pennsylvania --   EXEC
Daniel HustonScout1959-- 38Mississauga,Ontario A-1978-1978-   C
Bill KleskoScout -- --   SCOUT
David LakeyScout -- --   SCOUT
Julio LinaresScout1941-12-26 55San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep --   3B-2B
Mike MaggartScout -- --   SCOUT
Walt MathewsScout -- --   SCOUT
Tommy McCrawHitting Coach1940-11-21 56Malvern,Arkansas MLB1960-19751963-1975
1960-   UDFA-CHA
1B-OF
Carlo MuroScout -- --   SCOUT
Franklyn PerezScout -- --   SCOUT
Jim PranskyScout -Duke Center,Pennsylvania --   SCOUT
Andres ReiderScout -- --   SCOUT
Dewey RobinsonRoving Minor League Pitching Instructor1955-04-28 42Evanston,Illinois MLB1977-19821979-1981
1977-19- 467-CHA
P
Deron RombachScout -- --   SCOUT
Vern RuhlePitching Coach1951-01-25 46Coleman,Michigan MLB1972-19871974-1986
1972-17- 404-DET
P
Tad SlowikScout1961-04-13 36Chicago,Illinois AAA1983-1988-
1983-27- 666-CHN
P
Steve SmithScout -- --   SCOUT
Frankie ThonScout1960-- 37- A+1978-1980-   2B
Tim TolmanScout1956-04-20 41Santa Monica,California MLB1976-19891981-1987
1978-12- 297-HOU
OF-1B
Alex TrevinoBroadcaster1957-08-26 39Monterrey,Mexico MLB1973-19921978-1990
1974-   UDFA-NYN
C
Bill VirdonBench Coach1931-06-09 66Hazel Park,Michigan MLB1955-19681955-1968   OF
Paul WeaverScout -- --   SCOUT