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1970 Houston Astros

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1969 / 1971

79-83, Finished 4th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Harry Walker (79-83)
GM: H.B. Richardson
Scored 744 runs, Allowed 763 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-83

Ballparks: Astrodome · Attendance: 1,253,444 (8th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 94, Pitching - 94

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1969 / 1971 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Jesus Alou 28 R R 6' 2" 190 Mar 24, 1942 8 117 104 117 108 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 89 108 11 0 0.5
Jim Beauchamp 30 R R 6' 2" 190 Aug 21, 1939 7 31 1 31 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 3 0 17 15 1 -0.1
Jack Billingham 27 R R 6' 4" 195 Feb 21, 1943 3 46 24 46 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Wade Blasingame 26 L L 6' 1" 185 Nov 22, 1943 8 13 13 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
Jim Bouton 31 R R 6' 0" 170 Mar 8, 1939 9 29 6 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Don Bryant 28 R R 6' 5" 200 Jul 13, 1941 3 15 4 15 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -0.5 $13,500
Cesar Cedeno 19 R R 6' 2" 175 Feb 25, 1951 1st 90 89 90 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 17 90 1 0 1.9
Ron Cook 22 L L 6' 1" 175 Jul 11, 1947 1st 43 7 43 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.4
George Culver 26 R R 6' 2" 185 Jul 8, 1943 5 32 0 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Tommy Davis 31 R R 6' 2" 195 Mar 21, 1939 12 57 51 57 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 0 53 6 0 0.2 $72,000
Larry Dierker 23 R R 6' 4" 215 Sep 22, 1946 7 37 36 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Jack DiLauro 27 B L 6' 2" 185 Mar 3, 1943 2 43 0 43 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.5
Johnny Edwards 32 L R 6' 4" 220 Jun 10, 1938 10 140 134 140 139 0 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.0
Ken Forsch 23 R R 6' 4" 195 Sep 8, 1946 1st 4 4 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Gary Geiger 33 L R 6' 0" 168 Apr 4, 1937 12 5 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 -0.1
Cesar Geronimo 22 L L 6' 0" 165 Mar 11, 1948 2 47 4 47 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 5 10 26 14 16 -0.5
Fred Gladding 34 L R 6' 1" 220 Jun 28, 1936 10 63 0 63 63 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tom Griffin 22 R R 6' 3" 210 Feb 22, 1948 2 23 20 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Buddy Harris 21 R R 6' 7" 245 Dec 5, 1948 1st 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Larry Howard 25 R R 6' 3" 200 Jun 6, 1945 1st 31 22 31 28 0 26 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 0 0.9
Keith Lampard 24 L R 6' 2" 197 Dec 20, 1945 2 53 6 53 18 0 0 2 0 0 0 13 0 4 16 43 0 0.2
Denny Lemaster 31 R L 6' 1" 182 Feb 25, 1939 9 39 21 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
Mike Marshall 27 R R 5' 10" 180 Jan 15, 1943 3 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Marty Martinez 28 B R 6' 0" 170 Aug 23, 1941 5 75 25 75 50 0 6 0 4 10 30 0 0 0 0 39 0 -0.9
John Mayberry 21 L L 6' 3" 215 Feb 18, 1949 3 50 38 50 45 0 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0.6
Leon McFadden 26 R R 6' 2" 195 Apr 26, 1944 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
Denis Menke 29 R R 6' 0" 185 Jul 21, 1940 9 154 153 154 154 0 0 5 21 5 133 1 0 2 3 1 0 3.9 All-Star
Norm Miller 24 L R 5' 10" 185 Feb 5, 1946 6 90 53 90 72 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 67 72 24 3 0.3
Joe Morgan HOF 26 L R 5' 7" 160 Sep 19, 1943 8 144 141 144 142 0 0 0 142 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.5 $50,000 All-Star
Dan Osinski 36 R R 6' 1" 190 Nov 17, 1933 8 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Joe Pepitone 29 L L 6' 2" 185 Oct 9, 1940 9 75 69 75 72 0 0 50 0 0 0 15 3 13 28 3 1 0.1
Doug Rader 25 R R 6' 2" 208 Jul 30, 1944 4 156 154 156 154 0 0 1 0 154 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.7
Jim Ray 25 R R 6' 1" 185 Dec 1, 1944 5 52 2 52 52 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8
Scipio Spinks 22 R R 6' 1" 183 Jul 12, 1947 2 6 2 6 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.6
Hector Torres 24 R R 6' 0" 175 Sep 16, 1945 3 31 17 31 28 0 0 0 6 0 22 0 0 0 0 5 0 -0.2
Bob Watson 24 R R 6' 0" 201 Apr 10, 1946 5 97 82 97 84 0 6 83 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 14 0 0.1
Don Wilson 25 R R 6' 2" 195 Feb 12, 1945 5 30 27 30 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.7
Jim Wynn 28 R R 5' 10" 160 Mar 12, 1942 8 157 149 157 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 87 0 151 7 0 4.9 $60,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1969 / 1971 Roster (40-man)