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Houston Astros

1979 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Andujar, Joaquin Both   Right   6'0"  180  12/21/1952
-- Dixon, Tom Right   Right   5'11"  175  04/23/1955
-- Forsch, Ken Right   Right   6'4"  195  09/08/1946
-- LaCorte, Frank Right   Right   6'1"  180  10/13/1951
-- Ladd, Pete Right   Right   6'3"  228  07/17/1956
-- McLaughlin, Bo Right   Right   6'5"  210  10/23/1953
-- Mendoza, Mike Right   Right   6'5"  215  11/26/1955
-- Niekro, Joe Right   Right   6'1"  185  11/07/1944
-- Niemann, Randy Left   Left   6'4"  200  11/15/1955
-- Pladson, Gordy Right   Right   6'4"  210  07/31/1956
-- Riccelli, Frank Left   Left   6'3"  205  02/24/1953
-- Richard, J.R. Right   Right   6'8"  222  03/07/1950
-- Roberge, Bert Right   Right   6'4"  190  10/03/1954
-- Ruhle, Vern Right   Right   6'1"  185  01/25/1951
-- Sambito, Joe Left   Left   6'1"  185  06/28/1952
-- Sprowl, Bobby Left   Left   6'2"  190  04/14/1956
-- Throop, George Right   Right   6'7"  205  11/24/1950
-- Williams, Rick Right   Right   6'1"  180  11/09/1952
-- Wilson, Gary Right   Right   6'2"  185  11/21/1954
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Ashby, Alan Both   Right   6'1"  195  07/08/1951
-- Baldwin, Reggie Right   Right   6'1"  195  08/19/1954
-- Bochy, Bruce Right   Right   6'3"  205  04/16/1955
-- Knicely, Alan Right   Right   6'0"  190  05/19/1955
55 Pujols, Luis Right   Right   6'2"  175  11/18/1955
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
14 Bergman, Dave Left   Left   6'2"  195  06/06/1953
-- Cedeno, Cesar Right   Right   6'2"  175  02/25/1951
-- Watson, Bob Right   Right   6'0"  201  04/10/1946
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Gonzalez, Julio Right   Right   5'11"  162  12/25/1952
57 Howe, Art Right   Right   6'2"  190  12/15/1946
-- Landestoy, Rafael Both   Right   5'10"  165  05/28/1953
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Cabell, Enos Right   Right   6'4"  170  10/08/1949
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Reynolds, Craig Left   Right   6'1"  175  12/27/1952
-- Sexton, Jimmy Right   Right   5'10"  175  12/15/1954
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Alou, Jesus Right   Right   6'2"  190  03/24/1942
-- Cruz, Jose Left   Left   6'0"  170  08/08/1947
-- Heep, Danny Left   Left   5'11"  177  07/03/1957
-- Leonard, Jeffrey Right   Right   6'4"  200  09/22/1955
-- Puhl, Terry Left   Right   6'2"  200  07/08/1956
25 Walling, Denny Left   Right   6'1"  185  04/17/1954
-- Wiedenbauer, Tom Right   Right   6'1"  180  11/05/1958
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