1966 Houston Astros Roster

The 1966 Houston Astros team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1966 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1966 Houston Astros Opening Day starters list, a 1966 Houston Astros salary list, a 1966 Houston Astros uniform number breakdown and a 1966 Houston Astros primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I can hit, so I guess I can be a designated hitter, but there's more to baseball than doing just one thing." - Joe Morgan
1966 Houston Astros


1966 Houston Astros Official Logo

Complete Roster

6-02
185
Left
Left
1943-02-15
6-03
210
Right
Right
1933-05-16
5-10
172
Left
Left
1938-09-14
6-05
210
Left
Right
1942-03-23
5-11
175
Left
Left
1937-05-08
6-04
215
Right
Right
1946-09-22
6-04
220
Right
Right
1934-04-08
5-11
195
Right
Right
1939-11-27
6-06
220
Right
Right
1941-07-08
6-03
210
Right
Right
1936-05-21
6-04
210
Right
Right
1934-02-26
5-11
185
Right
Right
1943-11-19
5-11
190
Right
Right
1934-01-16
6-01
195
Right
Right
1944-12-01
5-10
175
Right
Right
1937-05-07
6-00
190
Right
Both
1926-09-30
6-00
155
Right
Right
1941-07-26
6-01
195
Right
Right
1937-12-13
6-03
205
Right
Right
1945-02-12
6-02
200
Right
Left
1944-02-19
6-00
187
Right
Right
1943-07-15
6-03
220
Right
Right
1940-07-21
5-08
170
Right
Right
1940-01-13
5-08
175
Right
Left
1939-03-10
6-02
185
Right
Right
1938-06-19
5-11
175
Right
Right
1934-01-08
6-04
215
Left
Left
1934-06-03
6-00
180
Right
Right
1939-06-09
5-10
190
Right
Right
1941-04-25
5-09
155
Right
Left
1944-07-09
5-11
160
Right
Right
1930-06-02
6-00
160
Right
Right
1934-07-29
5-07
160
Right
Left
1943-09-19
5-10
168
Left
Left
1943-10-19
6-00
180
Right
Right
1941-10-21
6-01
190
Right
Right
1936-11-22
6-02
190
Right
Left
1934-12-11
5-11
195
Right
Left
1946-02-05
6-02
215
Right
Right
1939-08-29
6-02
185
Right
Right
1942-04-19
6-00
190
Right
Both
1946-06-28
6-02
200
Right
Left
1944-04-01
5-09
170
Right
Right
1942-03-12
6-02
205
Right
Right
1946-04-09
6-02
205
Right
Right
1946-04-10


The 1966 Houston Astros played 162 games during the regular season, won 72 games, lost 90 games, and finished in eighth position. They played their home games at the Astrodome (Park Factors: 93/95) where 1,872,108 fans witnessed their 1966 Astros finish the season with a .444 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1966 Houston Astros Opening Day starters list, a 1966 Houston Astros salary list, a 1966 Houston Astros uniform number breakdown and a 1966 Houston Astros primary starters list:


1966 Houston Astros
Salaries

Did you know that a 1966 Houston Astros Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac18h
Happy Birthday to O-Dog. Won Gold Glove at 2B with (AL) #Toronto #BlueJays, then with (NL) #Arizona #Diamondbacks -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac23h
eMail of the Day: "Was Ichiro the oldest player to hit a lead-off ding-dong in a game that ended with a 1-0 score?"… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac12 Dec
Joe DiMaggio said, "He had no superior at protecting the foul line." Historian #BillJames developed list of questio… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac11 Dec
@K68519943 BIG TIME - he's hit 21 dingers in his entire career, six was the most ever in a season (2014), but he do… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac11 Dec
@Ruben_datitos Yeah, that one was a bit of a no-brainer. I did enjoy finding out all the 40-or-older pitchers who h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac11 Dec
#WayWayWaybackWednesday: In 1893, Sliding Billy Hamilton hit a lead-off HR & walk-off HR in same game - a feat not… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac11 Dec
eMail of the Day: "Now that its the off-season, I'm wondering what pitchers hit a homer on their birthday during th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac11 Dec
We've always had dozens of no-hitter records on #BaseballAlmanac, today, we added Oldest Pitcher to Throw a No-Hitt… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac11 Dec
#WaybackWednesday: Amos Rusie (20 yrs, 62 days) & Vida Blue (21 yrs, 55 days) were youngest pitchers to throw no-hi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac10 Dec
DYK the SPITBALL was once legal? OTD1919, NL owners voted against "freak pitching deliveries of all kinds." Several… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac10 Dec
#TuesdayTrivia: Switch-hitting batting champions aren't that common. In the American League, we've seen Bernie Will… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac10 Dec
@SINCConference @AP And one we think they should seriously consider! We brought this up at least a decade ago, and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac09 Dec
#mondaymorning minutia: Andy Etchebarren, the last batter Sandy Koufax faced before retiring, died in October. This… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac09 Dec
#MondayMemories: Born OTD1928, Joe DeMaestri once went 6-for-6, made history with #Athletics in #Philadelphia &… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac09 Dec
If #Baseball #HOF starts including photographers, inaugural class should include Ed Reinke (@AP). Our Instagram (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac09 Dec
Updated 7 #HOF pages -- TRULY enjoyed the "work" that (finally) had to be done. Charts include Alphabetical, Electi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Dec
OTD1991: Julio Machado, a rising star with the #Brewers, was involved in a fatal shooting in #Venezuela. The former… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Dec
Shoutout to author Jonathan A. Fink (@scooterfink) who made our month! Received signed & inscribed Baseball Gods ar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Dec
eMail of the day: "Who is the youngest player in the NL to win a batting title?" Answer: Instead of just replying,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Dec
Instagram Photo of the Day (Follow Us: instagram.com/baseballalmana…). Pepper: Born OTD1879, Jimmy Austin (R) set record… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Desktop Version