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1984 Houston Astros

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1983 / 1985

80-82, Finished 2nd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Lillis (80-82)
GM: Al Rosen, Farm Dir: Bill Wood, Scouting Dir: Lynwood Stallings
Scored 693 runs, Allowed 630 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-74

Ballparks: Astrodome · Attendance: 1,229,862 (10th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 92, Pitching - 92 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 91

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1983 / 1985 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
Alan Ashby 32 B R 6' 2" 185 Jul 8, 1951 12 66 53 66 63 0 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.5 $391,667
Mark Bailey 22 B R 6' 5" 195 Nov 4, 1961 1st 108 103 108 108 0 108 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Alan Bannister 32 R R 5' 11" 170 Sep 3, 1951 11 9 4 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 3 1 -0.1
Kevin Bass 25 B R 6' 0" 183 May 12, 1959 3 121 64 121 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 52 83 44 0 0.2
Enos Cabell 34 R R 6' 4" 170 Oct 8, 1949 13 127 104 127 112 0 0 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 1.3
Jeff Calhoun 26 L L 6' 2" 190 Apr 11, 1958 1st 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Jose Cruz 36 L L 6' 0" 170 Aug 8, 1947 15 160 159 160 160 0 0 0 0 0 0 160 0 0 160 1 0 6.3
Glenn Davis 23 R R 6' 3" 205 Mar 28, 1961 1st 18 15 18 16 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.0
Bill Dawley 26 R R 6' 5" 235 Feb 6, 1958 2 60 0 60 60 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.1
Frank DiPino 27 L L 5' 10" 175 Oct 22, 1956 4 57 0 57 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Bill Doran 26 B R 5' 11" 175 May 28, 1958 3 147 138 147 145 0 0 0 139 0 13 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.0
Phil Garner 35 R R 5' 10" 175 Apr 30, 1949 12 128 93 128 114 0 0 0 36 82 0 0 0 0 0 24 2 3.3 $683,333
Bob Knepper 30 L L 6' 3" 195 May 25, 1954 9 35 34 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.2
Ray Knight 31 R R 6' 1" 185 Dec 28, 1952 9 88 69 88 78 0 0 24 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 -1.5
Mike LaCoss 28 R R 6' 5" 185 May 30, 1956 7 39 18 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mike Madden 27 L L 6' 1" 190 Jan 13, 1957 2 17 7 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Jerry Mumphrey 31 B R 6' 2" 185 Sep 9, 1952 11 151 136 151 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 137 0 137 15 0 2.7 All-Star
Joe Niekro 39 R R 6' 1" 185 Nov 7, 1944 18 38 38 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2
Jim Pankovits 28 R R 5' 10" 170 Aug 6, 1955 1st 53 7 53 20 0 0 0 15 0 4 3 0 0 3 41 1 0.3
Bert Pena 24 R R 5' 11" 165 Jul 11, 1959 3 24 10 24 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 2 2 0.0
Terry Puhl 27 L R 6' 2" 195 Jul 8, 1956 8 132 122 132 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 123 131 8 0 3.0
Craig Reynolds 31 L R 6' 1" 175 Dec 27, 1952 10 146 137 146 144 0 0 0 0 1 143 0 0 0 0 5 1 3.0
Mike Richardt 26 R R 6' 0" 170 May 24, 1958 4 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 -0.0
Mark Ross 29 R R 6' 0" 195 Aug 8, 1954 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.1
Vern Ruhle 33 R R 6' 1" 185 Jan 25, 1951 11 40 6 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.4 $500,000
Nolan Ryan HOF 37 R R 6' 2" 170 Jan 31, 1947 18 30 30 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 $1,000,000
Joe Sambito 32 L L 6' 1" 185 Jun 28, 1952 8 32 0 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Mike Scott 29 R R 6' 2" 210 Apr 26, 1955 6 31 29 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.7
Tony Scott 32 B R 6' 0" 164 Sep 18, 1951 11 25 2 25 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 6 15 6 0.2
Dave Smith 29 R R 6' 1" 195 Jan 21, 1955 5 53 0 53 53 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
Julio Solano 24 R R 6' 1" 160 Jan 8, 1960 2 31 0 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Harry Spilman 29 L R 6' 1" 180 Jul 18, 1954 7 32 18 32 24 0 8 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0.1
Dickie Thon 26 R R 5' 11" 160 Jun 20, 1958 6 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Tim Tolman 28 R R 6' 0" 190 Apr 20, 1956 4 14 1 14 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 10 0 -0.1
Denny Walling 30 L R 6' 0" 180 Apr 17, 1954 10 87 52 87 65 0 0 16 0 52 0 3 3 0 6 32 0 1.8
Tom Wieghaus 27 R R 6' 0" 195 Feb 1, 1957 3 6 4 6 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.3
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.

1983 / 1985 Roster (40-man)