1971 Columbus Astros Roster

Southern League (Dixie Association) (SL(DA)) - Class: AA
Team Record: 51-91
Finished 6th in the SL(DA)'s East Division
Manager: Cliff Davis (51-91)
Affiliation: Houston Astros
Location: Columbus, Georgia
Ballpark: Golden Park I & II
Attendance: 19,950, Avg. 281
1971 Columbus Astros Statistics

The Columbus Astros of the Southern League (Dixie Association) ended the 1971 season with a record of 51 wins and 91 losses, finishing sixth in the league's East Division.

The Astros scored 490 runs and allowed 600 runs. Larry Mansfield walloped 33 home runs for Columbus and accounted for 75 RBI. Ed Armbrister led all regular batters by hitting .298. Roy Bethell topped the squad with 10 wins, while Pat Darcy earned a 2.56 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Ed Armbrister, Glenn Adams, Rafael Batista, Jose Sosa, Greg Gross, Cliff Johnson, Alonzo Harris and Pat Darcy were all players from the 1971 Columbus Astros who played in the Majors during their careers.

Cliff Davis served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Glenn AdamsLROctober 4, 19476'1"180Northbridge, MA US
Secundino AlmonteRRAugust 9, 19466'3"180El Bigiador, DO
Ed ArmbristerRRJuly 4, 19485'11"160Nassau, BS
Rafael BatistaLLNovember 25, 19456'1"195San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Roy BethellSRMay 22, 19466'2"185Nassau, BS
Larry BowlbyRRMay 18, 19476'5"215Lynn, MA US
Tom BrownRRDecember 11, 19476'2"195Lakeview, OR US
Gordon CraneRROctober 24, 19526'5"210Provo, UT US
Pat DarcyLRMay 12, 19506'3"175Troy, OH US
Larry ElenesRRSeptember 29, 19516'3"190Long Beach, CA US
Daniel EvansRLJune 10, 19496'3"208Jersey City, NJ US
Richard EvansLLSeptember 1, 19436'0"180Seattle, WA US
Lambert FordLRMarch 3, 19495'9"170Vineland, NJ US
David GrangaardRRFebruary 27, 19476'0"190Willman, MN US
Greg GrossLLAugust 1, 19525'10"160York, PA US
Alonzo HarrisSRSeptember 17, 19476'0"160Selma, AL US
Shane HummellRRSeptember 27, 19486'1"195Barnsboro, NJ US
John HumphreyRRNovember 24, 19455'11"185Portland, OR US
Cliff JohnsonRRJuly 22, 19476'4"215San Antonio, TX US
Jimmy JohnsonRRAugust 28, 19476'0"175Colona, IL US
Perry JohnsonRLFebruary 20, 19505'10"
John KryczkowskiLLMay 20, 19495'11"177Hamtramck, MI US
Thomas LehmanLLFebruary 5, 19476'5"205Buffalo, NY US
Larry MansfieldLLDecember 31, 19486'8"235Memphis, TN US
Leroy MartinRRAugust 24, 19516'2"187Salinas, CA US
John McLarenRRSeptember 29, 19516'0"190Galveston, TX US
Edward MimsRRFebruary 29, 19486'3"225Pittsburg, CA US
Russ RothermelLLMarch 21, 19486'1"170Pottsville, PA US
Jose SosaRRDecember 28, 19525'11"158Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Don StrattonRRAugust 20, 19526'3"180Los Angeles, CA US
Fernando TatisRRJuly 12, 19505'11"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Dale WeatherfordRRNovember 3, 19486'0"205Kansas City, MO US
David YoakumRRDecember 15, 19465'11"175Middlesboro, KY US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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