1998 Houston Astros Roster

The 1998 Houston Astros team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1998 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 1998 Houston Astros Opening Day starters list, a 1998 Houston Astros salary list, a 1998 Houston Astros uniform number breakdown and a 1998 Houston Astros primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-04
205
Right
Right
1970-04-11
6-00
200
Right
Right
1972-03-24
6-07
240
Right
Right
1976-02-23
6-01
180
Right
Right
1972-08-24
6-05
210
Left
Left
1972-02-22
5-10
195
Left
Right
1972-09-09
6-01
180
Right
Right
1968-08-12
6-04
205
Right
Right
1963-12-10
6-10
225
Left
Right
1963-09-10
6-02
170
Right
Right
1972-09-30
6-01
210
Left
Left
1965-06-17
6-03
175
Left
Right
1973-05-29
6-02
185
Left
Left
1973-03-09
6-04
230
Right
Right
1972-01-09
6-03
210
Right
Right
1968-03-26
6-08
210
Right
Right
1966-08-09
6-05
205
Left
Left
1969-05-10
5-10
180
Left
Left
1971-07-25
5-11
190
Right
Right
1969-04-14
6-02
180
Right
Right
1967-04-27
6-00
185
Right
Both
1973-09-18
6-00
215
Right
Right
1968-05-27
5-11
210
Right
Right
1966-03-22
5-11
185
Right
Right
1965-12-14
6-02
198
Right
Right
1966-10-28
6-01
175
Right
Right
1970-05-23
6-00
201
Right
Left
1961-08-18
5-10
185
Right
Right
1973-02-22
6-01
185
Left
Left
1970-04-29
6-02
190
Right
Left
1966-06-05
6-03
190
Right
Right
1966-07-03
6-02
215
Right
Right
1968-12-11
6-02
210
Right
Left
1962-09-03
6-00
220
Right
Both
1971-06-03
6-03
220
Right
Right
1975-06-28
6-01
230
Right
Right
1964-04-02
6-03
195
Right
Right
1969-08-08
6-02
240
Left
Left
1975-06-27
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The 1998 Houston Astros played 162 games during the regular season, won 102 games, lost 60 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at the Astrodome (Park Factors: 98/96) where 2,458,451 fans witnessed their 1998 Astros finish the season with a .630 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 1998 Houston Astros Opening Day starters list, a 1998 Houston Astros salary list, a 1998 Houston Astros uniform number breakdown and a 1998 Houston Astros primary starters list:

1998 Houston Astros
Salaries

Jeff Bagwell $7,945,000.00
Craig Biggio $6,145,000.00
Moises Alou $5,020,000.00
Derek Bell $4,250,000.00
Shane Reynolds $3,325,000.00
Mike Hampton $2,250,000.00
Brad Ausmus $1,600,000.00
Bill Spiers $1,600,000.00
Carl Everett $1,075,000.00
Sean Berry $1,000,000.00
Ricky Gutierrez $850,000.00
Tim Bogar $725,000.00
Tony Eusebio $725,000.00
Doug Henry $725,000.00
Dave Clark $700,000.00
Mike Magnante $600,000.00
Jack Howell $500,000.00
Sean Bergman $465,000.00
Billy Wagner $280,000.00
J.R. Phillips $250,000.00
Jose Lima $240,000.00
Ray Montgomery $185,000.00
C.J. Nitkowski $185,000.00
Jose Cabrera $180,000.00
Trever Miller $175,000.00
Scott Elarton $170,000.00
Mike Grzanich $170,000.00
John Halama $170,000.00
Richard Hidalgo $170,000.00
Pete Incaviglia $170,000.00
Russ Johnson $170,000.00
Mitch Meluskey $170,000.00
Daryle Ward $170,000.00

Did you know that a 1998 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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