1972 Houston Astros Roster

The 1972 Houston Astros team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1972 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 1972 Houston Astros Opening Day starters list, a 1972 Houston Astros salary list, a 1972 Houston Astros uniform number breakdown and a 1972 Houston Astros primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1972 Houston Astros


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Complete Roster

6-01
185
Left
Left
1943-11-22
6-01
180
Left
Left
1951-02-17
6-02
185
Right
Right
1943-07-08
6-04
215
Right
Right
1946-09-22
6-04
210
Right
Right
1946-09-08
6-04
210
Left
Right
1935-04-10
6-00
225
Right
Left
1936-06-28
6-03
210
Right
Right
1948-02-22
6-01
195
Right
Right
1944-12-01
6-05
217
Left
Left
1949-06-19
6-08
222
Right
Right
1950-03-07
6-02
197
Left
Left
1944-09-11
6-03
205
Right
Right
1945-02-12
6-03
200
Right
Right
1947-08-27
6-04
220
Right
Left
1938-06-10
6-02
190
Right
Right
1942-07-27
6-03
200
Right
Right
1945-06-06
6-04
225
Right
Right
1947-07-22
185
Right
Both
1945-10-11
5-09
165
Right
Right
1946-12-10
5-10
175
Right
Right
1941-05-05
6-03
205
Right
Right
1943-03-23
6-00
165
Right
Both
1947-10-10
6-03
215
Right
Right
1944-07-30
6-00
185
Right
Right
1944-09-27
6-02
195
Right
Right
1942-03-24
6-02
195
Right
Right
1951-02-25
5-11
170
Left
Left
1949-11-22
5-11
195
Right
Left
1946-02-05
6-00
165
Right
Both
1939-06-11
6-02
205
Right
Right
1946-04-10
5-09
170
Right
Right
1942-03-12


The 1972 Houston Astros played 153 games during the regular season, won 84 games, lost 69 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at the Astrodome (Park Factors: 98/97) where 1,469,247 fans witnessed their 1972 Astros finish the season with a .549 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 1972 Houston Astros Opening Day starters list, a 1972 Houston Astros salary list, a 1972 Houston Astros uniform number breakdown and a 1972 Houston Astros primary starters list:


1972 Houston Astros
Salaries

Cesar Cedeno $13,500.00
Rich Chiles $13,500.00
Mike Cosgrove $13,500.00
Bobby Fenwick $13,500.00
Ken Forsch $13,500.00
Larry Howard $13,500.00
Cliff Johnson $13,500.00
Roger Metzger $13,500.00
J.R. Richard $13,500.00
Jim York $13,500.00

Did you know that a 1972 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)?

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