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1999 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 823-675 + 148
Roster Continuity 69.58% 7/30
Manager(s): Larry Dierker
General Manager: Gerry Hunsicker
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Payroll: $ 55,289,000 11/30
Attendance: 2,706,017 13/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: Mike Rosamond (#42) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Matt Galante
Bullpen Coach: John Tamargo
First Base Coach: Jose Cruz
Hitting Coach: Harry Spilman
Hitting Coach: Gary Gaetti
Pitching Coach: Vern Ruhle
Third Base Coach: Mike Cubbage

#1 Draft Picks

Carl Everett (#10), Billy Wagner (#12), Bill Spiers (#13), Lance Berkman (#16), Jay Powell (#19), Craig Biggio (#22), Scott Elarton (#25), Russ Johnson (#30), Ricky Gutierrez (#30), Brian Williams (#31), Trever Miller (#41)
National League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1999 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    5Jeff Bagwell1B6-0195R-R311991BOS: 1989-4-110MLB--
    18Paul BakoC6-2205L-R271998CIN: 1993-5-148MLB--
    24Glen BarkerCF5-10180R-R281999DET: 1993-11-305MLB--
    14Derek BellRF-CF6-2215R-R301991TOR: 1987-2-49MLB--
    78Sean BergmanP6-4225R-R291993DET: 1991-4-114MLB--
    17Lance BerkmanDH6-1205B-L231999HOU: 1997-1-16MLB-Retired
    7Craig Biggio2B-C5-11180R-R331988HOU: 1987-1-22MLB--
    18Tim BogarSS-3B6-2198R-R321993NYN: 1987-8-212MLB--
    46Jose CabreraP6-0180R-R271997Not draftedMLB--
    11Ken Caminiti3B6-0200B-R361987HOU: 1984-3-71MLB--
    1Alex DiazCF-RF5-11180B-R301992Not draftedMLB--
    39Scott ElartonP6-7240R-R231998HOU: 1994-1-25MLB-Ind
    25Tony EusebioC6-2210R-R321991Not draftedMLB--
    8Carl EverettCF-RF6-0190B-R281993NYA: 1990-1-10MLB--
    12Ricky GutierrezSS6-1175R-R291993BAL: 1988-1-30MLB--
    32Mike HamptonP5-10180R-L261993SEA: 1990-6-161MLB--
    19Doug HenryP6-4205R-R351991MIL: 1985-8-185MLB--
    70Carlos Hernandez2B-SS5-9175R-R231999Not draftedMLB--
    51Richard HidalgoRF-CF6-3190R-R231997Not draftedMLB--
    41Chris HoltP6-4205R-R271996HOU: 1992-3-69MLB--
    36Jack Howell3B6-0190L-R371985Not draftedMLB--
    28Stan JavierCF-RF6-0202B-R351984Not draftedMLB--
    38Russ Johnson3B-2B5-10180R-R261997HOU: 1994-1-30MLB--
    15Randy KnorrC6-2215R-R301991TOR: 1986-10-263MLB--
    33Jose LimaP6-2205R-R261994Not draftedMLB--
    47Jeff McCurryP6-6220R-R291995PIT: 1990-14-376MLB--
    2Mitch MeluskeyC6-0185B-R251998CLE: 1992-12-322MLB--
    23Matt MieskeRF-LF6-0195R-R311993SDN: 1990-17-471MLB--
    51Trever MillerP6-4195R-L261996DET: 1991-1-41MLB--
    52Wade MillerP6-2185R-R221999HOU: 1996-20-594MLB--
    39Jay PowellP6-4225R-R271995BAL: 1993-1-19MLB--
    37Shane ReynoldsP6-3210R-R311992HOU: 1989-3-72MLB--
    58Joe SlusarskiP6-4195R-R321991OAK: 1988-2-46MLB--
    28Bill SpiersSS-3B6-2190L-R331989MIL: 1987-1-13MLB--
    24Ryan ThompsonCF-RF6-3215R-R311992TOR: 1987-13-335MLB--
    13Billy WagnerP5-11180L-L271995HOU: 1993-1-12MLB--
    31Daryle Ward1B6-2230L-L241998DET: 1994-15-417MLB--
    79Brian WilliamsP6-2195R-R301991HOU: 1990-1-31MLB--

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