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1987 Houston Astros

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1986 / 1988

76-86, Finished 3rd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Hal Lanier (76-86)
GM: Dick Wagner (Resigned 10/23/1987), Farm Dir: Fred Nelson, Scouting Dir: Dan O'Brien Jr.
Scored 648 runs, Allowed 678 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-84

Ballparks: Astrodome · Attendance: 1,909,902 (8th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 92

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1986 / 1988 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
Troy Afenir 23 R R 6' 4" 185 Sep 21, 1963 1st 10 5 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Juan Agosto 29 L L 6' 2" 190 Feb 23, 1958 7 27 0 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $100,000
Larry Andersen 34 R R 6' 3" 200 May 6, 1953 10 67 0 67 67 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $300,000
Alan Ashby 35 B R 6' 2" 185 Jul 8, 1951 15 125 105 125 110 0 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 2.4 $575,000
Mark Bailey 25 B R 6' 5" 195 Nov 4, 1961 4 35 14 35 27 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 -0.1
Kevin Bass 28 B R 6' 0" 183 May 12, 1959 6 157 154 157 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 155 155 2 0 2.8 $630,000
Dale Berra 30 R R 6' 0" 180 Dec 13, 1956 11 19 16 19 19 0 0 0 3 0 18 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2 $62,500
Buddy Biancalana 27 B R 5' 11" 160 Feb 2, 1960 6 18 6 18 18 0 0 0 3 0 16 0 0 0 0 1 3 -0.5
Ken Caminiti 24 B R 6' 0" 200 Apr 21, 1963 1st 63 51 63 61 0 0 0 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 -0.4 $62,500
Rocky Childress 25 R R 6' 2" 195 Feb 18, 1962 3 32 0 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Jose Cruz 39 L L 6' 0" 170 Aug 8, 1947 18 126 89 126 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 97 0 0 97 33 0 1.1 $755,000
Danny Darwin 31 R R 6' 3" 185 Oct 25, 1955 10 35 30 35 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3.3 $740,000
Glenn Davis 26 R R 6' 3" 205 Mar 28, 1961 4 151 150 151 151 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.7 $215,000
Jim Deshaies 27 L L 6' 4" 222 Jun 23, 1960 4 26 25 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 $110,000
Bill Doran 29 B R 5' 11" 175 May 28, 1958 6 162 162 162 162 0 0 0 162 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.7 $625,000
Ty Gainey 26 L R 6' 1" 190 Dec 25, 1960 3 18 3 18 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 13 1 -0.1
Phil Garner 38 R R 5' 10" 175 Apr 30, 1949 15 43 29 43 37 0 0 0 2 36 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 0.2 $450,000
Billy Hatcher 26 R R 5' 9" 175 Oct 4, 1960 4 141 139 141 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 94 6 151 2 0 2.5 $110,000
Jeff Heathcock 27 R R 6' 4" 205 Nov 18, 1959 3 19 2 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $67,500
Manny Hernandez 26 R R 6' 0" 150 May 7, 1961 2 6 3 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Paul Householder 28 B R 6' 0" 180 Sep 4, 1958 8 14 1 14 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 7 9 1 -0.0
Chuck Jackson 24 R R 6' 0" 185 Mar 19, 1963 1st 35 17 35 29 0 0 0 0 16 1 1 12 0 13 9 2 -0.0
Charlie Kerfeld 23 R R 6' 6" 225 Sep 28, 1963 3 21 0 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $110,037
Bob Knepper 33 L L 6' 3" 195 May 25, 1954 12 33 31 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.2 $1,000,000
Davey Lopes 42 R R 5' 9" 170 May 3, 1945 16 47 5 47 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 39 3 0.2 $550,000
Aurelio Lopez 38 R R 6' 0" 185 Sep 21, 1948 11 26 0 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $150,000
Rob Mallicoat 22 L L 6' 3" 180 Nov 16, 1964 1st 4 1 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Ron Mathis 28 R R 6' 0" 175 Sep 25, 1958 2 8 0 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Dave Meads 23 L L 6' 0" 175 Jan 7, 1964 1st 45 0 45 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Jim Pankovits 31 R R 5' 10" 170 Aug 6, 1955 4 50 6 50 18 0 0 0 9 4 0 6 0 0 6 35 2 0.1 $100,000
Bert Pena 27 R R 5' 11" 165 Jul 11, 1959 6 21 14 21 20 0 0 0 0 1 19 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.5
Terry Puhl 30 L R 6' 2" 195 Jul 8, 1956 11 90 16 90 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 5 9 42 60 2 -0.1 $900,000
Craig Reynolds 34 L R 6' 1" 175 Dec 27, 1952 13 135 108 135 130 0 0 0 0 2 129 0 0 0 0 14 2 0.2 $416,667
Ronn Reynolds 28 R R 6' 0" 200 Sep 28, 1958 5 38 30 38 38 0 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -1.0 $80,000
Nolan Ryan HOF 40 R R 6' 2" 170 Jan 31, 1947 21 34 34 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.8 $1,225,000
Mike Scott 32 R R 6' 2" 210 Apr 26, 1955 9 36 36 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.6 $691,667 All-Star
Dave Smith 32 R R 6' 1" 195 Jan 21, 1955 8 50 0 50 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 $700,000
Julio Solano 27 R R 6' 1" 160 Jan 8, 1960 5 11 0 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Dickie Thon 29 R R 5' 11" 160 Jun 20, 1958 9 32 18 32 31 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 11 0 0.2 $675,000
Ty Waller 30 R R 6' 0" 180 Mar 14, 1957 4 11 0 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 4 4 0.0
Denny Walling 33 L R 6' 0" 180 Apr 17, 1954 13 110 86 110 99 0 0 16 0 79 0 6 0 2 8 17 0 1.2 $595,000
Robbie Wine 24 R R 6' 2" 190 Jul 13, 1962 2 14 8 14 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.6
Gerald Young 22 B R 6' 2" 185 Oct 22, 1964 1st 71 64 71 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 67 3 1 1.2 $62,500
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.

1986 / 1988 Roster (40-man)