1977 Columbus Astros Roster

Southern League (SL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 60-77
Finished 3rd in the SL's West Division
Manager: Leo Posada (60-77)
Affiliation: Houston Astros
Location: Columbus, Georgia
Ballpark: Golden Park I & II
Attendance: 48,449, Avg. 707
1977 Columbus Astros Statistics

The Columbus Astros of the Southern League ended the 1977 season with a record of 60 wins and 77 losses, finishing third in the league's West Division.

The Astros scored 564 runs and surrendered 643 runs, most in the circuit. Al Javier led Columbus with 17 home runs and recorded 69 runs batted in. Fernando Tatis paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .301. Gary Wilson topped the squad with 10 wins, while Mike Allen recorded a 3.32 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Bob Detherage, Joe Pittman, Al Javier, Gil Rondon, Gary Wilson, Mike Fischlin, Alan Knicely, Dave Smith, Mike Cosgrove, Alex Taveras, Mike McQueen, Tom Brown, Mike Mendoza, Jim Obradovich, Gordie Pladson, Bert Roberge, Randy Niemann, Reggie Baldwin and Jesus de la Rosa were all players from the 1977 Columbus Astros who played in the Major Leagues during their careers.

Leo Posada served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jose AlfaroRRMarch 21, 19566'2"150Maracaibo, Zulia VE
Mike AllenRRAugust 31, 19546'3"190Philadelphia, PA US
David AloiRROctober 3, 19556'1"182Vallejo, CA US
Reggie BaldwinRRAugust 19, 19546'1"195River Rouge, MI US
Tom BrownRRAugust 10, 19496'1"170Lafayette, LA US
Neal CooperRRAugust 11, 19526'4"198Fort Worth, TX US
Mike CosgroveLLFebruary 17, 19516'1"170Phoenix, AZ US
Edward CowanLRDecember 22, 19546'5"210
Jesus de la RosaRRAugust 5, 19536'1"153Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Bob DeanRRMay 17, 19535'11"170Comox, BC CA
Marty DeMerrittRRMarch 4, 19536'2"203, US
Bob DetherageRRSeptember 20, 19546'0"180Springfield, MO US
Julio DivisonRROctober 13, 19555'9"153Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Kevin DrakeRRApril 12, 19566'3"195Nagoya, JP
Mike FischlinRRSeptember 13, 19556'1"165Sacramento, CA US
Al JavierRRFebruary 4, 19545'11"170San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Alan KnicelyRRMay 19, 19556'0"190Harrisonburg, VA US
Elias LugoRRJune 22, 19535'11"168
Mike McQueenLLAugust 30, 19506'0"188Oklahoma City, OK US
Mike MendozaRRNovember 26, 19556'5"215Inglewood, CA US
Mark MigginsRLMay 6, 19546'3"190
Dennis MiscikLLApril 27, 19546'1"185Calumet, PA US
Randy NiemannLLNovember 15, 19556'4"200Scotia, CA US
Jim ObradovichLLSeptember 13, 19496'2"200Fort Campbell, KY US
Ramon PerezRRFebruary 1, 19526'0"150Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Don PiskerLLDecember 29, 19536'2"180
Joe PittmanRRJanuary 1, 19536'1"180Houston, TX US
Gordie PladsonRRJuly 31, 19566'4"210New Westminster, BC CA
Alexis RamirezRR6'2"152
Bert RobergeRROctober 3, 19546'4"190Lewiston, ME US
Gil RondonRRNovember 18, 19536'2"200Bronx, NY US
Randy RouseRRAugust 22, 19556'0"185
Dave SmithRRJanuary 21, 19556'1"195Richmond, CA US
Jeff SmithLRNovember 20, 19556'0"170Wilmington, NC US
Charles SprinkleRRJanuary 28, 19486'0"180Detroit, MI US
Fernando TatisRRJuly 12, 19505'11"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Alex TaverasRROctober 9, 19555'10"155Santiago, Santiago DO
Fay ThompsonLLMarch 1, 19565'11"185Chicago, IL US
Mike TylerLRMarch 4, 19545'11"180New York City, NY US
Gary WilsonRRNovember 21, 19546'2"185Camden, AR 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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