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1985 Houston Astros

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1984 / 1986

83-79, Finished 3rd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Lillis (83-79)
GM: Al Rosen (Replaced 9/13/1985), Farm Dir: Bill Wood, Scouting Dir: Dan O'Brien Jr.
Scored 706 runs, Allowed 691 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-79

Ballparks: Astrodome · Attendance: 1,184,314 (10th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 95

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1984 / 1986 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 33 B R 6' 2" 185 Jul 8, 1951 13 65 55 65 60 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1.6 $416,667
Mark Bailey 23 B R 6' 5" 195 Nov 4, 1961 2 114 96 114 111 0 110 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1.8
Kevin Bass 26 B R 6' 0" 183 May 12, 1959 4 150 130 150 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 105 39 154 12 1 2.1 $155,000
Eric Bullock 25 L L 5' 11" 185 Feb 16, 1960 1st 18 3 18 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 7 12 2 -0.0
Enos Cabell 35 R R 6' 4" 170 Oct 8, 1949 14 60 29 60 49 0 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 3 0.3 $291,667
Jeff Calhoun 27 L L 6' 2" 190 Apr 11, 1958 2 44 0 44 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.1
Jose Cruz 37 L L 6' 0" 170 Aug 8, 1947 16 141 137 141 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 136 1 0 137 4 0 3.1 $796,383 All-Star
Glenn Davis 24 R R 6' 3" 205 Mar 28, 1961 2 100 96 100 97 0 0 89 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 4 0 1.8 $60,000
Bill Dawley 27 R R 6' 5" 235 Feb 6, 1958 3 49 0 49 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $295,000
Jim Deshaies 25 L L 6' 4" 222 Jun 23, 1960 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Frank DiPino 28 L L 5' 10" 175 Oct 22, 1956 5 54 0 54 54 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0 $255,000
Bill Doran 27 B R 5' 11" 175 May 28, 1958 4 148 145 148 147 0 0 0 147 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5.3 $325,000
Ty Gainey 24 L R 6' 1" 190 Dec 25, 1960 1st 13 7 13 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 9 3 2 -0.3
Phil Garner 36 R R 5' 10" 175 Apr 30, 1949 13 135 112 135 134 0 0 0 15 123 0 0 0 0 0 17 1 0.9 $745,000
Jeff Heathcock 25 R R 6' 4" 205 Nov 18, 1959 2 14 7 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Chris Jones 27 L L 6' 0" 183 Jul 13, 1957 1st 31 0 31 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 4 15 17 0 -0.0
Charlie Kerfeld 21 R R 6' 6" 225 Sep 28, 1963 1st 11 6 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Bob Knepper 31 L L 6' 3" 195 May 25, 1954 10 38 37 38 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 $850,000
Mark Knudson 24 R R 6' 5" 215 Oct 28, 1960 1st 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Mike Madden 28 L L 6' 1" 190 Jan 13, 1957 3 13 0 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Ron Mathis 26 R R 6' 0" 175 Sep 25, 1958 1st 23 8 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.8
John Mizerock 24 L R 5' 11" 190 Dec 8, 1960 2 15 11 15 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Jerry Mumphrey 32 B R 6' 2" 185 Sep 9, 1952 12 130 113 130 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 68 126 11 0 0.9
Joe Niekro 40 R R 6' 1" 185 Nov 7, 1944 19 32 32 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $825,000
Jim Pankovits 29 R R 5' 10" 170 Aug 6, 1955 2 75 36 75 53 0 0 0 21 1 1 14 0 20 34 27 1 0.3
Bert Pena 25 R R 5' 11" 165 Jul 11, 1959 4 20 6 20 14 0 0 0 2 7 6 0 0 0 0 6 3 0.2
Terry Puhl 28 L R 6' 2" 195 Jul 8, 1956 9 57 52 57 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 53 54 4 0 1.2 $541,667
Craig Reynolds 32 L R 6' 1" 175 Dec 27, 1952 11 107 89 107 102 0 0 0 1 0 102 0 0 0 0 11 2 2.1 $350,000
German Rivera 24 R R 6' 2" 195 Jul 6, 1960 3 13 9 13 11 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.1
Mark Ross 30 R R 6' 0" 195 Aug 8, 1954 3 8 0 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Nolan Ryan HOF 38 R R 6' 2" 170 Jan 31, 1947 19 35 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 $1,350,000 All-Star
Mike Scott 30 R R 6' 2" 210 Apr 26, 1955 7 36 35 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 $360,000
Dave Smith 30 R R 6' 1" 195 Jan 21, 1955 6 64 0 64 64 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 $500,000
Julio Solano 25 R R 6' 1" 160 Jan 8, 1960 3 20 0 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Harry Spilman 30 L R 6' 1" 180 Jul 18, 1954 8 44 14 44 21 0 2 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 1 -0.8 $160,000
Dickie Thon 27 R R 5' 11" 160 Jun 20, 1958 7 84 68 84 79 0 0 0 0 0 79 0 0 0 0 6 4 0.9 $675,000
Tim Tolman 29 R R 6' 0" 190 Apr 20, 1956 5 31 6 31 15 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 3 9 19 0 -0.4
Denny Walling 31 L R 6' 0" 180 Apr 17, 1954 11 119 82 119 99 0 0 46 0 51 0 6 0 7 13 26 1 1.7 $341,667
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.

1984 / 1986 Roster (40-man)