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CARDS I HAVE PLAYER POSITION REMARKS
5 John Fagan Cards Infield
Debuted for the 2001 Martinsville Astros, and played there again in 2002. In 2003, playing for Lexington, he led the Astros farm system in homers with 18. 2004 saw a slight increase in average, a larger increase in doubles, and a sharp decrease in homers while playing for Salem. Got a promotion to Corpus Christi in 2005, and played there again in '06, but the power was largely absent. Salem Avalanche logo
1 Kerri Fair Card Outfield
Tri City ValleyCats logo
21st Round pick in the 2003 draft hit .185 at Tri-City that summer
15 Thomas Fairchild Cards Pitcher
Lexington Legends logo12th round pick out of Southern Maine in the June 2005 draft was third in strikeouts for the '05 ValleyCats. Really sparkled in 2006 for Lexington, going 10 - 3 with 1.66 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP, while being selected to start the Sally All-Star game. Made only two starts for Corpus in '07 before blowing out his elbow.
2 Bobby Falls Cards Infield
'85 and '86 at Columbus
Mid 70s Columbus Astros logo
1 Randall Fant Card Pitcher
Lefthander was the 29th pick of the Astros in June 2013 draft, and made six starts for Tri-City thereafter, and also notched a Save Tri City ValleyCats logo
4 Gordon Farmer Cards Pitcher
Osceola Astros 1985 - 1993 logo
Was actually 9 - 2 with a 2.95 ERA at Asheville in '89. Topped out, and crapped out, at Osceola two years later, though.
3 Jesus Farraez Cards Outfield
I don't understand: Guy hit .225 with Auburn in '96, then was PROMOTED to Quad City for '97, where he promptly hit .219. Given that, the Astros' brass then PROMOTED HIM AGAIN to Kissimmee for '98. Don't know what Farraez did there, but the development people must have woken up, cause he was never heard from again
Quad City River Bandits logo
1 James Farrar Card Coach
Strength Coach for the Lexington Legends beginning in 2010
Lexington Legends logo
25 DICK FARRELL Cards
Pitcher
 
"Turk" was an All Star in '62, an Opening Day starter in 63, then an All-Star again in '64 and '65. Houston Colt .45's logo
2 Stan Fascher Cards Pitcher
Asheville Tourists logo
6 - 6 with a 2.82 at Asheville in '86
11 Danny Fatheree Cards Catcher
Backup catcher to John Buck on that awesome 2001 Lexington Legends team rose to New Orleans for 2003. "Tank" was then diagnosed with Factor II, an extremely rare blood-clotting disorder. He ended that season on the disabled list and the Zephyrs' Booster Club renamed their Most Inspirational Player award after him. It looks like he made a recovery: He was activated by the Zephyrs in June of 2004, and was re-signed the following offseason, spending 2005, 2006, and 2007 with AA Corpus Christi as a Player/Coach. His 2007 Grandstand card notes that he was the catcher during the Home Run Derby at the 2004 major league All-Star game in Houston
Corpus Christi Hooks logo
2 ERNIE FAZIO Cards
2nd Base
 
Original Colt .45 Bonus Baby led off Opening Day in 63; The two cards I've got are the '63 Pepsi card, and the TCMA the 1960's issue. Played 1964 at AAA Oklahoma City
Houston Colt .45's logo
10 Mike Felder Cards
Outfield
 
Journeyman spent '94 in Houston Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
16 Scott Feldman Cards
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
Biggest contract for the 2014 Houston Astros signed as an FA in December 2013, and had quite the nice April
17 Michael Feliz CardsPitcher
Tri City ValleyCats logo6'4" righthander from Azua, DR led the 2012 Gulf Coast Astros in wins and tied for second in strikeouts. Led the 2013 Tri-City ValleyCats in Strikeouts, and had a 0.96 WHIP. Struck out of over 9 per 9 innings at Quad Cities in 2014, and led the River Bandits in K's, but had a 4.03 ERA, and walked too many
1 Pedro Feliz Card Second Base
Left-handed batter from Santo Domingo played his first season stateside the same year the Astros picked up the right-handed-hitting major league third baseman as a free agent
Tri City ValleyCats logo
9 PEDRO FELIZ Cards
Third Base
 
Steady glove at the very least signed as a free agent prior to the 2010 season blocked Chris Johnson for awhile, but not for long. Traded to the Cardinals on August 19 for David Carpenter
Tri City ValleyCats logo
1 Bob Fenwick Card Infield
Tri City ValleyCats logo
Rule V acquisition from the Giants in November of 1971 did indeed stay on the major league roster for the duration of the '72 season, getting into 36 games as a pinch-hitter and defensive replacement. Traded to the Cardinals with Ray Busse for Skip Jutze and Milt Ramirez almost exactly a year afer the Rule V harvesting. Released by the Cardinals in June of 1973, the Astros picked him up on the same day and sent him to AAA Denver, where he was playing when we released him in July
2 Ramon Fereira Cards Pitcher
1995 - 2000 Auburn Doubledays logo'98 at Auburn and '99 at Martinsville, then back to Venezuela
7 JOE FERGUSON Cards
Catcher
 
Came to the 'Stros in the deal that sent a prematurely aged Dirk to St. Louis: Opening Day 78 - 79, and the Astros' all-time leader in walks per plate appearance (minimum 500 pa), with .174.
Houston Astroslogo
1 Tony Ferguson Card Pitcher
First and only season was with Martinsville in 1999 Martinsville Astros 1999 logo
3 Jared Fernandez Cards
Pitcher
 
New Orleans Zephyrs logo
Knuckleballer, while pitching for the Reds, baffled the 'Stros one afternoon at Minute Maid: Guess that's why they went out and signed him as a free agent. Assigned to New Orleans after an injury during 2003 spring training, Jared was in Houston by the end of the year. 2004 can be best expressed by the following number: 54.00, which was his major league ERA, and although he led the 2004 Zephyrsin complete games, he was back with the Reds for 2005.
1 Jay Fernandez Card Catcher
Corpus Christi Hooks logoEight-year minor league veteran backed up Chris Wallace at Corpus in 2012, and outslugged him, too
1 José Fernandez Card Shortstop
Dominican signed as an NDFA in 2009 split 2012 between Lexington and Greeneville and played as a 20-year old at Tri-City and GCL in 2013, though has yet to impress stateside
Tri City ValleyCats logo
6 Sid Fernandez Cards
Pitcher
 
Absolutely and COMPLETELY out of gas by the time the Astros got him; retired about halfway through the Astros' 97 campaign Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
6 Osvaldo Fernando Cards Shortstop
Corpus Christi Hooks logo
You guessed it - San Pedro De Macoris . . . Debuted in the United States at Martinsville in 2002 and finished second on the Martinsville club in hits and runs. Named a South Atlantic League All Star in 2003 while playing for Lexington. Named Lexington's Defensive Player of the Month for June 2004. Took over at short for Corpus Christi in '06 when Ben Zobrist was traded to Tampa Bay for Aubrey Huff, and starred in the Hooks' Texas League championship run, slugging .647 and recording a hit in each of Corpus's six playoff games.
1 Joe Ferrante Card Pitcher
6'5" righthander was the 24th round pick in the June 1981 draft, and pitched for the Astros' Gulf Coast Blue team in 1981, and at Daytona in 1982, compiling 9 wins, 9 losses and three saves
Mid \'80s Daytona Beach Astros logo
0 Will Ferrell Card Actor
See Rojo Johnson
Mid \'80s Daytona Beach Astros logo
4 Sean Fesh Cards Pitcher
If it's still there, this page, http://fesh.theelsa.com says more than I ever could. And if it's not, just know that in 2001 Fesh made the Atlantic League All-Star team for the independent Bridgeport Bluefish on the strength of his new sidearm motion.
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
1 CJ Fick Card
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
Righthanded reliever picked up off waivers from the Cardinals on July 27, 2012 pitched in 18 Games for Houston through the end of the season, stirking out 17 in 24-2/3 IP, but walking 18. Pitched exclusively at Oklahoma City for the organization in 2013, compiling a 5.23 ERA in 16 Games before his release June 12
14 Josh Fields Cards
Pitcher
 
Rule V selection in the Major League phase from the Red Sox in December 2012 pitched two Games for Houston before being being placed on the DL with a right forearm strain. Pitched in rehab assignments at both Quad Cities and Corpus Christi before returning to Houston in June. With Jose Veras traded to the Tigers at the deadline, and Chia-Jen Lo out of favor with Bo Porter, Fields became the team's closer down the stretch, and who knows? may just be the favorite to keep that job n 2014
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
1 Tanner Fields Card Trainer
Began training at Greeneville in 2007, after an internship in the front office.
Greeneville Astros logo
1 Nelson Figueroa Card
Pitcher
 
36-year old waiver pickup from the Phillies in July 2010 pitched perhaps the best baseball of his life with Houston the rest of the way, winning 5 and losing 3 and posting a 3.22 ERA. Invited back for 2011, it didn't go as well, as he only got into 8 games with the major league club, posting an ERA over 8.00. Appeared in 16 Games for AAA Oklahoma City, as well, posting a 6.50. Released in August, and signed with the Red Sox, but the Astros were Figueroa's last major league team
Houston Astros logo, 2000 - logo
2 Oscar Figueroa Cards Shortstop
Houston Astros logo, 2000 - logo
Three-year veteran of the Venezuelan Summer League came to Greeneville in 2009, and played some short and played some first, and hit .190. Played each of the infield positions at Tri-City in 2010, but hit .200
119
 
STEVE FINLEY Cards
Pitcher
 
Finley was THE MAN, and not just 'cause he led the NL in triples for 1993 with 13, or even for the inside the park job he hit 9/14/93. Him being THE MAN had a lot to do with his defense, even though his Astro cards don't accurately capture the amazing defense he often played
Houston Astros 2000 - logo
1 Tony Fiore Card Pitcher
2 - 2 with 1 4.63 for the 2004 New Orleans Zephyrs; released by June 26.
New Orleans Zephyrs logo
2 Sam Fischer Cards Pitcher
22nd Round Pick of the 'Stros in the 6/02 Draft began at Martinsville in 2002 Martinsville Astros 1999 logo
3 Mike Fischlin Cards
Infield
 
Charleston Charlies logo
Oh-by-the-wayer in the deal that rid the Astros of famed defensive liability Cliff Johnson. In addition to Fischlin, this trade with the Yankees in June of '77 netted them '80 NLCS hero Dave Bergman, and, less significantly, Randy Niemann. Fischlin got a couple cups of coffee at Houston in 78 and '79--compiling the lowest batting average of any Astro ever with more than a 100 at bats (.127)--and even appeared on a Prospects card,but spent the bulk of his time at AAA Charleston
14 John Fishel Cards
Outfield
 
Florida State League All-Star logo'86 Florida State League All-Star hit .231 in 19 games for the '88 Houston club
4 Brian Fisher Cards
Pitcher
 
3 Cards detailing his stay at Tucson in 1990
Tucson Toros logo
12 Derek Fisher Cards Outfielder
2014 Sandwich pick (# 37) out of the University of Virginia began at Tri-City and posted an OPS in the .770's Tucson Toros logo
1 Ryan Fitzgerald Card Pitcher
Martinsville Astros 1999 logo
NDFA righthander out of Lamar University pitched at Martinsville in 1999 and at Michigan in 2000, where finished fourth on the team in WHIP. Pitched in the independent Frontier League in 2001 before retiring
5 Jonathon Fixler Cards Catcher
19th round draft pick in the June 2007 free agent draft, out of the of Indiana University, began play at Tri-City that year, but was mostly injured. Apparently released and then re-signed, Fixler played in 80 games as catcher and DH for the '08 Lexington Legends, and even got a three-game callup to AA Corpus Christi that year. Hit nine homers in 108 at bats, but hit .194 at Corpus in '09. Better at AA Corpus Christi in 2010 (where hit .265) than at Single A Lexington (where he hit .203)
Corpus Christi Hooks logo
1 Jack Fleming Card Catcher
Catcher for the '80 Toros hit .320 with 18 ribbies
Corpus Christi Hooks logo
7 Jhon Florentino Cards Infield
NDFA from the Dominican Republic finished third in RBI's on the 2005 Greeneville Astros. Led the 2008 Salem Avalanche in triples and hit .290, while being named Carolina League Player of the Week on August 18. Texas League midseason All-Star while playing third base for Corpus in '09 Salem Avalanche logo
6 David Flores Cards Infield
Lancaster JetHawks logo
18th round pick in '08 out of Cal State Sacramento was MVP of that summer's New York-Penn League All Star Game. Finished fourth in the NYPL in homers with 11 and fifth in slugging at .495. Played at High A Lancaster in 2009, hitting .242. 114 hits in 115 games for Lancaster in 2010. PLayed 50 games at Lancaster in 2011 before getting a promotion to Corpus Christi, where he slugged .313
9 José Flores Cards Shortstop
Best season was at Asheville in '92; hit .267 with 47 RBI
Asheville Tourists logo
15 Josh Flores Cards Outfield
Fourth round pick in the June 2005 draft was named a Baseball America Top Ten prospect in the organization after his first season at Greeneville, and an Appy League Top Prospect as well, after leading the '05 G-ville 'Stros in doubles and total bases and the Appy league in hits. 2006 wasn't quite as easy for him, but he still finished second on the '06 Lexington Legends in total bases. Began '07 with High A Salem, OPSing .892, but was promoted to AA Corpus in July. Missed all of '08 with a knee injury; played 45 games in '09 at AA Corpus before reinjuring the same knee. Hit .220 for High A Lancaster in 2010 before being released June 7
Greeneville Astros logo
1 Mike Floyd Card Outfield
Minor league free agent signed out of the Phillies organization in 2004 led the 2005 Salem Avalanche in homers and triples and finished third on the club in doubles Salem Avalanche logo
5 John Fagan Cards Infield
Salem Avalanche logo
Debuted for the 2001 Martinsville Astros, and played there again in 2002. In 2003, playing for Lexington, he led the Astros farm system in homers with 18. 2004 saw a slight increase in average, a larger increase in doubles, and a sharp decrease in homers while playing for Salem. Got a promotion to Corpus Christi in 2005, and played there again in '06, but the power was largely absent.
1 Kerri Fair Card Outfield
Tri City ValleyCats logo21st Round pick in the 2003 draft hit .185 at Tri-City that summer
15 Thomas Fairchild Cards Pitcher
12th round pick out of Southern Maine in the June 2005 draft was third in strikeouts for the '05 ValleyCats. Really sparkled in 2006 for Lexington, going 10 - 3 with 1.66 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP, while being selected to start the Sally All-Star game. Made only two starts for Corpus in '07 before blowing out his elbow.
Lexington Legends logo
2 Bobby Falls Cards Infield
'85 and '86 at Columbus Mid 70s Columbus Astros logo
1 Randall Fant Card Pitcher
Tri City ValleyCats logo
Lefthander was the 29th pick of the Astros in June 2013 draft, and made six starts for Tri-City thereafter, and also notched a Save
4 Gordon Farmer Cards Pitcher
Osceola Astros 1985 - 1993 logoWas actually 9 - 2 with a 2.95 ERA at Asheville in '89. Topped out, and crapped out, at Osceola two years later, though.
3 Jesus Farraez Cards Outfield
I don't understand: Guy hit .225 with Auburn in '96, then was PROMOTED to Quad City for '97, where he promptly hit .219. Given that, the Astros' brass then PROMOTED HIM AGAIN to Kissimmee for '98. Don't know what Farraez did there, but the development people must have woken up, cause he was never heard from again
Quad City River Bandits logo
1 James Farrar Card Coach
Strength Coach for the Lexington Legends beginning in 2010 Lexington Legends logo
25 DICK FARRELL Cards
Pitcher
 
Houston Colt .45's logo
"Turk" was an All Star in '62, an Opening Day starter in 63, then an All-Star again in '64 and '65.
2 Stan Fascher Cards Pitcher
6 - 6 with a 2.82 at Asheville in '86
Asheville Tourists logo
11 Danny Fatheree Cards Catcher
Backup catcher to John Buck on that awesome 2001 Lexington Legends team rose to New Orleans for 2003. "Tank" was then diagnosed with Factor II, an extremely rare blood-clotting disorder. He ended that season on the disabled list and the Zephyrs' Booster Club renamed their Most Inspirational Player award after him. It looks like he made a recovery: He was activated by the Zephyrs in June of 2004, and was re-signed the following offseason, spending 2005, 2006, and 2007 with AA Corpus Christi as a Player/Coach. His 2007 Grandstand card notes that he was the catcher during the Home Run Derby at the 2004 major league All-Star game in Houston
Corpus Christi Hooks logo
2 ERNIE FAZIO Cards
2nd Base
 
Original Colt .45 Bonus Baby led off Opening Day in 63; The two cards I've got are the '63 Pepsi card, and the TCMA the 1960's issue. Played 1964 at AAA Oklahoma City
Houston Colt .45's logo
10 Mike Felder Cards
Outfield
 
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
Journeyman spent '94 in Houston
16 Scott Feldman Cards
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logoBiggest contract for the 2014 Houston Astros signed as an FA in December 2013, and had quite the nice April
17 Michael Feliz CardsPitcher
6'4" righthander from Azua, DR led the 2012 Gulf Coast Astros in wins and tied for second in strikeouts. Led the 2013 Tri-City ValleyCats in Strikeouts, and had a 0.96 WHIP. Struck out of over 9 per 9 innings at Quad Cities in 2014, and led the River Bandits in K's, but had a 4.03 ERA, and walked too many
Tri City ValleyCats logo
1 Pedro Feliz Card Second Base
Left-handed batter from Santo Domingo played his first season stateside the same year the Astros picked up the right-handed-hitting major league third baseman as a free agent
Tri City ValleyCats logo
9 PEDRO FELIZ Cards
Third Base
 
Tri City ValleyCats logo
Steady glove at the very least signed as a free agent prior to the 2010 season blocked Chris Johnson for awhile, but not for long. Traded to the Cardinals on August 19 for David Carpenter
1 Bob Fenwick Card Infield
Rule V acquisition from the Giants in November of 1971 did indeed stay on the major league roster for the duration of the '72 season, getting into 36 games as a pinch-hitter and defensive replacement. Traded to the Cardinals with Ray Busse for Skip Jutze and Milt Ramirez almost exactly a year afer the Rule V harvesting. Released by the Cardinals in June of 1973, the Astros picked him up on the same day and sent him to AAA Denver, where he was playing when we released him in July
Tri City ValleyCats logo
2 Ramon Fereira Cards Pitcher
'98 at Auburn and '99 at Martinsville, then back to Venezuela
1995 - 2000 Auburn Doubledays logo
7 JOE FERGUSON Cards
Catcher
 
Came to the 'Stros in the deal that sent a prematurely aged Dirk to St. Louis: Opening Day 78 - 79, and the Astros' all-time leader in walks per plate appearance (minimum 500 pa), with .174. Houston Astroslogo
1 Tony Ferguson Card Pitcher
Martinsville Astros 1999 logo
First and only season was with Martinsville in 1999
3 Jared Fernandez Cards
Pitcher
 
Knuckleballer, while pitching for the Reds, baffled the 'Stros one afternoon at Minute Maid: Guess that's why they went out and signed him as a free agent. Assigned to New Orleans after an injury during 2003 spring training, Jared was in Houston by the end of the year. 2004 can be best expressed by the following number: 54.00, which was his major league ERA, and although he led the 2004 Zephyrsin complete games, he was back with the Reds for 2005.
New Orleans Zephyrs logo
1 Jay Fernandez Card Catcher
Eight-year minor league veteran backed up Chris Wallace at Corpus in 2012, and outslugged him, too
Corpus Christi Hooks logo
1 José Fernandez Card Shortstop
Dominican signed as an NDFA in 2009 split 2012 between Lexington and Greeneville and played as a 20-year old at Tri-City and GCL in 2013, though has yet to impress stateside Tri City ValleyCats logo
6 Sid Fernandez Cards
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
Absolutely and COMPLETELY out of gas by the time the Astros got him; retired about halfway through the Astros' 97 campaign
6 Osvaldo Fernando Cards Shortstop
You guessed it - San Pedro De Macoris . . . Debuted in the United States at Martinsville in 2002 and finished second on the Martinsville club in hits and runs. Named a South Atlantic League All Star in 2003 while playing for Lexington. Named Lexington's Defensive Player of the Month for June 2004. Took over at short for Corpus Christi in '06 when Ben Zobrist was traded to Tampa Bay for Aubrey Huff, and starred in the Hooks' Texas League championship run, slugging .647 and recording a hit in each of Corpus's six playoff games.
Corpus Christi Hooks logo
1 Joe Ferrante Card Pitcher
6'5" righthander was the 24th round pick in the June 1981 draft, and pitched for the Astros' Gulf Coast Blue team in 1981, and at Daytona in 1982, compiling 9 wins, 9 losses and three saves
Mid \'80s Daytona Beach Astros logo
0 Will Ferrell Card Actor
See Rojo Johnson Mid \'80s Daytona Beach Astros logo
4 Sean Fesh Cards Pitcher
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
If it's still there, this page, http://fesh.theelsa.com says more than I ever could. And if it's not, just know that in 2001 Fesh made the Atlantic League All-Star team for the independent Bridgeport Bluefish on the strength of his new sidearm motion.
1 CJ Fick Card
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logoRighthanded reliever picked up off waivers from the Cardinals on July 27, 2012 pitched in 18 Games for Houston through the end of the season, stirking out 17 in 24-2/3 IP, but walking 18. Pitched exclusively at Oklahoma City for the organization in 2013, compiling a 5.23 ERA in 16 Games before his release June 12
14 Josh Fields Cards
Pitcher
 
Rule V selection in the Major League phase from the Red Sox in December 2012 pitched two Games for Houston before being being placed on the DL with a right forearm strain. Pitched in rehab assignments at both Quad Cities and Corpus Christi before returning to Houston in June. With Jose Veras traded to the Tigers at the deadline, and Chia-Jen Lo out of favor with Bo Porter, Fields became the team's closer down the stretch, and who knows? may just be the favorite to keep that job n 2014
Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logo
1 Tanner Fields Card Trainer
Began training at Greeneville in 2007, after an internship in the front office.
Greeneville Astros logo
1 Nelson Figueroa Card
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros logo, 2000 - logo
36-year old waiver pickup from the Phillies in July 2010 pitched perhaps the best baseball of his life with Houston the rest of the way, winning 5 and losing 3 and posting a 3.22 ERA. Invited back for 2011, it didn't go as well, as he only got into 8 games with the major league club, posting an ERA over 8.00. Appeared in 16 Games for AAA Oklahoma City, as well, posting a 6.50. Released in August, and signed with the Red Sox, but the Astros were Figueroa's last major league team
2 Oscar Figueroa Cards Shortstop
Three-year veteran of the Venezuelan Summer League came to Greeneville in 2009, and played some short and played some first, and hit .190. Played each of the infield positions at Tri-City in 2010, but hit .200
Houston Astros logo, 2000 - logo
119
 
STEVE FINLEY Cards
Pitcher
 
Finley was THE MAN, and not just 'cause he led the NL in triples for 1993 with 13, or even for the inside the park job he hit 9/14/93. Him being THE MAN had a lot to do with his defense, even though his Astro cards don't accurately capture the amazing defense he often played
Houston Astros 2000 - logo
1 Tony Fiore Card Pitcher
2 - 2 with 1 4.63 for the 2004 New Orleans Zephyrs; released by June 26. New Orleans Zephyrs logo
2 Sam Fischer Cards Pitcher
Martinsville Astros 1999 logo
22nd Round Pick of the 'Stros in the 6/02 Draft began at Martinsville in 2002
3 Mike Fischlin Cards
Infield
 
Oh-by-the-wayer in the deal that rid the Astros of famed defensive liability Cliff Johnson. In addition to Fischlin, this trade with the Yankees in June of '77 netted them '80 NLCS hero Dave Bergman, and, less significantly, Randy Niemann. Fischlin got a couple cups of coffee at Houston in 78 and '79--compiling the lowest batting average of any Astro ever with more than a 100 at bats (.127)--and even appeared on a Prospects card,but spent the bulk of his time at AAA Charleston
Charleston Charlies logo
14 John Fishel Cards
Outfield
 
'86 Florida State League All-Star hit .231 in 19 games for the '88 Houston club
Florida State League All-Star logo
4 Brian Fisher Cards
Pitcher
 
3 Cards detailing his stay at Tucson in 1990 Tucson Toros logo
12 Derek Fisher Cards Outfielder
Tucson Toros logo
2014 Sandwich pick (# 37) out of the University of Virginia began at Tri-City and posted an OPS in the .770's
1 Ryan Fitzgerald Card Pitcher
NDFA righthander out of Lamar University pitched at Martinsville in 1999 and at Michigan in 2000, where finished fourth on the team in WHIP. Pitched in the independent Frontier League in 2001 before retiring
Martinsville Astros 1999 logo
5 Jonathon Fixler Cards Catcher
19th round draft pick in the June 2007 free agent draft, out of the of Indiana University, began play at Tri-City that year, but was mostly injured. Apparently released and then re-signed, Fixler played in 80 games as catcher and DH for the '08 Lexington Legends, and even got a three-game callup to AA Corpus Christi that year. Hit nine homers in 108 at bats, but hit .194 at Corpus in '09. Better at AA Corpus Christi in 2010 (where hit .265) than at Single A Lexington (where he hit .203)
Corpus Christi Hooks logo
1 Jack Fleming Card Catcher
Catcher for the '80 Toros hit .320 with 18 ribbies Corpus Christi Hooks logo
7 Jhon Florentino Cards Infield
Salem Avalanche logo
NDFA from the Dominican Republic finished third in RBI's on the 2005 Greeneville Astros. Led the 2008 Salem Avalanche in triples and hit .290, while being named Carolina League Player of the Week on August 18. Texas League midseason All-Star while playing third base for Corpus in '09
6 David Flores Cards Infield
Lancaster JetHawks logo18th round pick in '08 out of Cal State Sacramento was MVP of that summer's New York-Penn League All Star Game. Finished fourth in the NYPL in homers with 11 and fifth in slugging at .495. Played at High A Lancaster in 2009, hitting .242. 114 hits in 115 games for Lancaster in 2010. PLayed 50 games at Lancaster in 2011 before getting a promotion to Corpus Christi, where he slugged .313
9 José Flores Cards Shortstop
Best season was at Asheville in '92; hit .267 with 47 RBI
Asheville Tourists logo
15 Josh Flores Cards Outfield
Fourth round pick in the June 2005 draft was named a Baseball America Top Ten prospect in the organization after his first season at Greeneville, and an Appy League Top Prospect as well, after leading the '05 G-ville 'Stros in doubles and total bases and the Appy league in hits. 2006 wasn't quite as easy for him, but he still finished second on the '06 Lexington Legends in total bases. Began '07 with High A Salem, OPSing .892, but was promoted to AA Corpus in July. Missed all of '08 with a knee injury; played 45 games in '09 at AA Corpus before reinjuring the same knee. Hit .220 for High A Lancaster in 2010 before being released June 7
Greeneville Astros logo
1 Mike Floyd Card Outfield
Salem Avalanche logo
Minor league free agent signed out of the Phillies organization in 2004 led the 2005 Salem Avalanche in homers and triples and finished third on the club in doubles
5 John Fagan Cards Infield
Salem Avalanche logoDebuted for the 2001 Martinsville Astros, and played there again in 2002. In 2003, playing for Lexington, he led the Astros farm system in homers with 18. 2004 saw a slight increase in average, a larger increase in doubles, and a sharp decrease in homers while playing for Salem. Got a promotion to Corpus Christi in 2005, and played there again in '06, but the power was largely absent.
1 Kerri Fair Card Outfield
21st Round pick in the 2003 draft hit .185 at Tri-City that summer
Tri City ValleyCats logo
15 Thomas Fairchild Cards Pitcher
12th round pick out of Southern Maine in the June 2005 draft was third in strikeouts for the '05 ValleyCats. Really sparkled in 2006 for Lexington, going 10 - 3 with 1.66 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP, while being selected to start the Sally All-Star game. Made only two starts for Corpus in '07 before blowing out his elbow. Lexington Legends logo
2 Bobby Falls Cards Infield
Mid 70s Columbus Astros logo
'85 and '86 at Columbus
1 Randall Fant Card Pitcher
Tri City ValleyCats logoLefthander was the 29th pick of the Astros in June 2013 draft, and made six starts for Tri-City thereafter, and also notched a Save
4 Gordon Farmer Cards Pitcher
Was actually 9 - 2 with a 2.95 ERA at Asheville in '89. Topped out, and crapped out, at Osceola two years later, though.
Osceola Astros 1985 - 1993 logo
3 Jesus Farraez Cards Outfield
I don't understand: Guy hit .225 with Auburn in '96, then was PROMOTED to Quad City for '97, where he promptly hit .219. Given that, the Astros' brass then PROMOTED HIM AGAIN to Kissimmee for '98. Don't know what Farraez did there, but the development people must have woken up, cause he was never heard from again
Quad City River Bandits logo
1 James Farrar Card Coach
Lexington Legends logo
Strength Coach for the Lexington Legends beginning in 2010
25 DICK FARRELL Cards
Pitcher
 
Houston Colt .45's logo "Turk" was an All Star in '62, an Opening Day starter in 63, then an All-Star again in '64 and '65.
2 Stan Fascher Cards Pitcher
6 - 6 with a 2.82 at Asheville in '86
Asheville Tourists logo
11 Danny Fatheree Cards Catcher
Backup catcher to John Buck on that awesome 2001 Lexington Legends team rose to New Orleans for 2003. "Tank" was then diagnosed with Factor II, an extremely rare blood-clotting disorder. He ended that season on the disabled list and the Zephyrs' Booster Club renamed their Most Inspirational Player award after him. It looks like he made a recovery: He was activated by the Zephyrs in June of 2004, and was re-signed the following offseason, spending 2005, 2006, and 2007 with AA Corpus Christi as a Player/Coach. His 2007 Grandstand card notes that he was the catcher during the Home Run Derby at the 2004 major league All-Star game in Houston
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2 ERNIE FAZIO Cards
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Original Colt .45 Bonus Baby led off Opening Day in 63; The two cards I've got are the '63 Pepsi card, and the TCMA the 1960's issue. Played 1964 at AAA Oklahoma City
10 Mike Felder Cards
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Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logoJourneyman spent '94 in Houston
16 Scott Feldman Cards
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Biggest contract for the 2014 Houston Astros signed as an FA in December 2013, and had quite the nice April
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17 Michael Feliz CardsPitcher
6'4" righthander from Azua, DR led the 2012 Gulf Coast Astros in wins and tied for second in strikeouts. Led the 2013 Tri-City ValleyCats in Strikeouts, and had a 0.96 WHIP. Struck out of over 9 per 9 innings at Quad Cities in 2014, and led the River Bandits in K's, but had a 4.03 ERA, and walked too many Tri City ValleyCats logo
1 Pedro Feliz Card Second Base
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Left-handed batter from Santo Domingo played his first season stateside the same year the Astros picked up the right-handed-hitting major league third baseman as a free agent
9 PEDRO FELIZ Cards
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Steady glove at the very least signed as a free agent prior to the 2010 season blocked Chris Johnson for awhile, but not for long. Traded to the Cardinals on August 19 for David Carpenter
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1 Bob Fenwick Card Infield
Rule V acquisition from the Giants in November of 1971 did indeed stay on the major league roster for the duration of the '72 season, getting into 36 games as a pinch-hitter and defensive replacement. Traded to the Cardinals with Ray Busse for Skip Jutze and Milt Ramirez almost exactly a year afer the Rule V harvesting. Released by the Cardinals in June of 1973, the Astros picked him up on the same day and sent him to AAA Denver, where he was playing when we released him in July
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2 Ramon Fereira Cards Pitcher
'98 at Auburn and '99 at Martinsville, then back to Venezuela 1995 - 2000 Auburn Doubledays logo
7 JOE FERGUSON Cards
Catcher
 
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Came to the 'Stros in the deal that sent a prematurely aged Dirk to St. Louis: Opening Day 78 - 79, and the Astros' all-time leader in walks per plate appearance (minimum 500 pa), with .174.
1 Tony Ferguson Card Pitcher
Martinsville Astros 1999 logoFirst and only season was with Martinsville in 1999
3 Jared Fernandez Cards
Pitcher
 
Knuckleballer, while pitching for the Reds, baffled the 'Stros one afternoon at Minute Maid: Guess that's why they went out and signed him as a free agent. Assigned to New Orleans after an injury during 2003 spring training, Jared was in Houston by the end of the year. 2004 can be best expressed by the following number: 54.00, which was his major league ERA, and although he led the 2004 Zephyrsin complete games, he was back with the Reds for 2005.
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1 Jay Fernandez Card Catcher
Eight-year minor league veteran backed up Chris Wallace at Corpus in 2012, and outslugged him, too Corpus Christi Hooks logo
1 José Fernandez Card Shortstop
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Dominican signed as an NDFA in 2009 split 2012 between Lexington and Greeneville and played as a 20-year old at Tri-City and GCL in 2013, though has yet to impress stateside
6 Sid Fernandez Cards
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Houston Astros 1994 - 1999 logoAbsolutely and COMPLETELY out of gas by the time the Astros got him; retired about halfway through the Astros' 97 campaign
6 Osvaldo Fernando Cards Shortstop
You guessed it - San Pedro De Macoris . . . Debuted in the United States at Martinsville in 2002 and finished second on the Martinsville club in hits and runs. Named a South Atlantic League All Star in 2003 while playing for Lexington. Named Lexington's Defensive Player of the Month for June 2004. Took over at short for Corpus Christi in '06 when Ben Zobrist was traded to Tampa Bay for Aubrey Huff, and starred in the Hooks' Texas League championship run, slugging .647 and recording a hit in each of Corpus's six playoff games.
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1 Joe Ferrante Card Pitcher
6'5" righthander was the 24th round pick in the June 1981 draft, and pitched for the Astros' Gulf Coast Blue team in 1981, and at Daytona in 1982, compiling 9 wins, 9 losses and three saves
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0 Will Ferrell Card Actor
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See Rojo Johnson
4 Sean Fesh Cards Pitcher
If it's still there, this page, http://fesh.theelsa.com says more than I ever could. And if it's not, just know that in 2001 Fesh made the Atlantic League All-Star team for the independent Bridgeport Bluefish on the strength of his new sidearm motion.
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1 CJ Fick Card
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Righthanded reliever picked up off waivers from the Cardinals on July 27, 2012 pitched in 18 Games for Houston through the end of the season, stirking out 17 in 24-2/3 IP, but walking 18. Pitched exclusively at Oklahoma City for the organization in 2013, compiling a 5.23 ERA in 16 Games before his release June 12
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16 Josh Fields Cards
Pitcher
 
Rule V selection in the Major League phase from the Red Sox in December 2012 pitched two Games for Houston before being being placed on the DL with a right forearm strain. Pitched in rehab assignments at both Quad Cities and Corpus Christi before returning to Houston in June. With Jose Veras traded to the Tigers at the deadline, and Chia-Jen Lo out of favor with Bo Porter, Fields became the team's closer down the stretch, and who knows? may just be the favorite to keep that job n 2014
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1 Tanner Fields Card Trainer
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Began training at Greeneville in 2007, after an internship in the front office.
1 Mike Fiers Card Pitcher
Greeneville Astros logo2015 deadline pick up acquired with Carlos Gomez validated the trade with a late season no-hitter, the team's first since the six-pitcher no-no in 2003
1 Nelson Figueroa Card
Pitcher
 
36-year old waiver pickup from the Phillies in July 2010 pitched perhaps the best baseball of his life with Houston the rest of the way, winning 5 and losing 3 and posting a 3.22 ERA. Invited back for 2011, it didn't go as well, as he only got into 8 games with the major league club, posting an ERA over 8.00. Appeared in 16 Games for AAA Oklahoma City, as well, posting a 6.50. Released in August, and signed with the Red Sox, but the Astros were Figueroa's last major league team
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2 Oscar Figueroa Cards Shortstop
Three-year veteran of the Venezuelan Summer League came to Greeneville in 2009, and played some short and played some first, and hit .190. Played each of the infield positions at Tri-City in 2010, but hit .200
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STEVE FINLEY Cards
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Finley was THE MAN, and not just 'cause he led the NL in triples for 1993 with 13, or even for the inside the park job he hit 9/14/93. Him being THE MAN had a lot to do with his defense, even though his Astro cards don't accurately capture the amazing defense he often played
1 Tony Fiore Card Pitcher
New Orleans Zephyrs logo2 - 2 with 1 4.63 for the 2004 New Orleans Zephyrs; released by June 26.
2 Sam Fischer Cards Pitcher
22nd Round Pick of the 'Stros in the 6/02 Draft began at Martinsville in 2002
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3 Mike Fischlin Cards
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Oh-by-the-wayer in the deal that rid the Astros of famed defensive liability Cliff Johnson. In addition to Fischlin, this trade with the Yankees in June of '77 netted them '80 NLCS hero Dave Bergman, and, less significantly, Randy Niemann. Fischlin got a couple cups of coffee at Houston in 78 and '79--compiling the lowest batting average of any Astro ever with more than a 100 at bats (.127)--and even appeared on a Prospects card,but spent the bulk of his time at AAA Charleston
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14 John Fishel Cards
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'86 Florida State League All-Star hit .231 in 19 games for the '88 Houston club
4 Brian Fisher Cards
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Tucson Toros logo3 Cards detailing his stay at Tucson in 1990
12 Derek Fisher Cards Outfielder
2014 Sandwich pick (# 37) out of the University of Virginia began at Tri-City and posted an OPS in the .770's
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1 Ryan Fitzgerald Card Pitcher
NDFA righthander out of Lamar University pitched at Martinsville in 1999 and at Michigan in 2000, where finished fourth on the team in WHIP. Pitched in the independent Frontier League in 2001 before retiring
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5 Jonathon Fixler Cards Catcher
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19th round draft pick in the June 2007 free agent draft, out of the of Indiana University, began play at Tri-City that year, but was mostly injured. Apparently released and then re-signed, Fixler played in 80 games as catcher and DH for the '08 Lexington Legends, and even got a three-game callup to AA Corpus Christi that year. Hit nine homers in 108 at bats, but hit .194 at Corpus in '09. Better at AA Corpus Christi in 2010 (where hit .265) than at Single A Lexington (where he hit .203)
1 Jack Fleming Card Catcher
Corpus Christi Hooks logoCatcher for the '80 Toros hit .320 with 18 ribbies
7 Jhon Florentino Cards Infield
NDFA from the Dominican Republic finished third in RBI's on the 2005 Greeneville Astros. Led the 2008 Salem Avalanche in triples and hit .290, while being named Carolina League Player of the Week on August 18. Texas League midseason All-Star while playing third base for Corpus in '09
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6 David Flores Cards Infield
18th round pick in '08 out of Cal State Sacramento was MVP of that summer's New York-Penn League All Star Game. Finished fourth in the NYPL in homers with 11 and fifth in slugging at .495. Played at High A Lancaster in 2009, hitting .242. 114 hits in 115 games for Lancaster in 2010. PLayed 50 games at Lancaster in 2011 before getting a promotion to Corpus Christi, where he slugged .313 Lancaster JetHawks logo
9 José Flores Cards Shortstop
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Best season was at Asheville in '92; hit .267 with 47 RBI
15 Josh Flores Cards Outfield
Fourth round pick in the June 2005 draft was named a Baseball America Top Ten prospect in the organization after his first season at Greeneville, and an Appy League Top Prospect as well, after leading the '05 G-ville 'Stros in doubles and total bases and the Appy league in hits. 2006 wasn't quite as easy for him, but he still finished second on the '06 Lexington Legends in total bases. Began '07 with High A Salem, OPSing .892, but was promoted to AA Corpus in July. Missed all of '08 with a knee injury; played 45 games in '09 at AA Corpus before reinjuring the same knee. Hit .220 for High A Lancaster in 2010 before being released June 7
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1 Mike Floyd Card Outfield
Minor league free agent signed out of the Phillies organization in 2004 led the 2005 Salem Avalanche in homers and triples and finished third on the club in doubles
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1 Jack Fleming Card Catcher
Catcher for the '80 Toros hit .320 with 18 ribbies
7 Jhon Florentino Cards Infield
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NDFA from the Dominican Republic finished third in RBI's on the 2005 Greeneville Astros. Led the 2008 Salem Avalanche in triples and hit .290, while being named Carolina League Player of the Week on August 18. Texas League midseason All-Star while playing third base for Corpus in '09
6 David Flores Cards Infield
Lancaster JetHawks logo18th round pick in '08 out of Cal State Sacramento was MVP of that summer's New York-Penn League All Star Game. Finished fourth in the NYPL in homers with 11 and fifth in slugging at .495. Played at High A Lancaster in 2009, hitting .242. 114 hits in 115 games for Lancaster in 2010. PLayed 50 games at Lancaster in 2011 before getting a promotion to Corpus Christi, where he slugged .313
9 José Flores Cards Shortstop
Best season was at Asheville in '92; hit .267 with 47 RBI
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15 Josh Flores Cards Outfield
Fourth round pick in the June 2005 draft was named a Baseball America Top Ten prospect in the organization after his first season at Greeneville, and an Appy League Top Prospect as well, after leading the '05 G-ville 'Stros in doubles and total bases and the Appy league in hits. 2006 wasn't quite as easy for him, but he still finished second on the '06 Lexington Legends in total bases. Began '07 with High A Salem, OPSing .892, but was promoted to AA Corpus in July. Missed all of '08 with a knee injury; played 45 games in '09 at AA Corpus before reinjuring the same knee. Hit .220 for High A Lancaster in 2010 before being released June 7
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1 Mike Floyd Card Outfield
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Minor league free agent signed out of the Phillies organization in 2004 led the 2005 Salem Avalanche in homers and triples and finished third on the club in doubles
1 Vern Followell Card Infield
Salem Avalanche logo'85 Toro began professionally at Bristol in 1979
41 Mike Foltynewicz Cards
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First round pick in the June 2010 draft who could hit 95 mph was 0 - 3 for Greeneville that year, but struck out 39 while only walking 15. 4.97 ERA at Lexington in 2011 with a 1.49 WHIP. Repeated at Lexington in 2012, went 14 - 4, and was named Organizational Pitcher of the Year, despite prosaic WHIP and K/9 numbers. Split 2013 between Lancaster and Corpus Christi and for the first time was used in relief, nine times in 30 Games. Scary 1.73 WHIP at Lancaster; struck out 95 in 103-1/3 IP at Corpus, and was named to the Texas League All-Star team. It's been said Folty hit 101 mph in every appearance he made during the 2013 campaign. Pitched at AAA OKC at the age of 22 in 2014, adn struggled with a 7 - 7 record, and a 5.08 ERA. Promoted to Houston anyway, and struggled again, with another ERA over 5.00. Suddenly he was just another pitcher with a flat fastball, and was jettisoned in January to the Braves in the three-player package that netted the Astros the positionless Evan Gattis
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14 Nolan Fontana Cards Shortstop
University of Florida product was the club's number two draft pick in June of 2012. Walked five times in his professional debut at Lexington, and finished the year as a Legend with 65 BB in 49 G. The .225 BA was needing some improvement, and for what it's worth, 283 through 55 G at Lancaster in 2013 started to show it. Finished the year with a.259 average, but it was his 102 Walks that led the Cal League--and all Astros minor leaguers
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1 Ray Fontenot Card Pitcher
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Spent '87 in Tucson, but was respectable in '86 for Chicago, where he posted a 3 -5 record with a 3.86 ERA as a Cub
1 Blake Ford Card Pitcher
Tri City ValleyCats logo44th round pick in the June 2011 draft had a 1.90 at Gulf Coast that year, then led the 2012 NYPL runners-up Tri-City ValleyCats in saves and Games Finished
10 Tim Forkner Cards 3rd Base
14th round pick in the June 1993 draft led the 1993 Auburn Astros with nine triples, then earned All-Star berths at single A Quad City in 1994, at High A Kissimmee in 1995 and at AA Jackson for 1996. Named the MVP of the 1995 Florida State League All-Star Game, in which he went 3 for 4 with a double.
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9 Bob Forsch Cards
Pitcher
 
Unlike his brother Ken, Bob's days as an Astro were not glorious; Bob was torched for the second seven of the 14 runs the Reds scored in the first inning of their game against the 'Stros August 3, 1989. This was, as the Miami Herald informed me in big bold letters the next morning, the biggest first-inning outburst of the twentieth century. Century ended that way, too. 'Course, let's blame Jim Clancy here as well--there's a lot to go around
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36 Ken Forsch Cards
Pitcher
 
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All-star in '76; No hitter 4/7/79, and all these cool cards, too
2 Guillermo Foster Cards Outfield
Cedar Rapids Astros logoAnother guy who's obscurity has been highlighted by his inclusion in both Cedar Rapids TCMA sets
32 Dexter Fowler Cards
Outfield
 
Beanpole acquired from the Rockies for Brandon Barnes, Jordan Lyles, and 25 G's of subsequent cash was something of an OBP machine in his first 80 Games with the club, and teamed with George Springer to cover almost all of the larger 2/3 of MMP's outfield. Surprised at the lack of SB's though. Injuries did limit effectiveness, and the team seemed to not understand that Fowler's OBP abilities would be needed on a team that would feature George Springer and Evan Gattis. Never mind that he didn't even make that much money--Fowler was traded to the Cubs for two prospects before January 2015 was out
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5 Blane Fox Cards Outfield
One year at Columbus (1989), and four cards. Some major leaguers don't do so well
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2 Kevin Fox Cards Pitcher
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15th round pick in June of '06 had a 2 - 2 record with a 3.26 ERA at Greenville in 2006, but didn't do quite so well in '07 with Tri-City: his only win of the year came despite three runs and four hits in two innings.
6 NELLIE FOX Cards
Shortstop
 
Opening Day in 64--Hall-of-Famer and 1959 MVP with the White Sox of course. They brought him in to tutor rookie phenom Joe Morgan. His '64 Topps Large # 13 shows him with this HUGE wad of tobacco in his mouth. Check it out.
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1 Ryan France Card Pitcher
Minor league free agent was 3 - 0 with a 1.83 in 22 games for the 2004 Lexington Legends, and 2 - 2 with a 3.16 for the same year's Salem Avalanche. Named Lexington's Pitcher of the Month for June 2004.
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1 Enderson Franco Card Pitcher
Venezuelan righthander signed as a NDFA in late 2009 spent a year in the DSL and two more in the Gulf Coast before leading the 2013 Greeneville Astros in Starts--and Hits Lexington Legends logo
2 Esterlin Franco Cards Infield
Pittsfield Astros 2001 logo
His 2000 Grandstand Martinsville issue calls him Esterlin; his 2001 Pittsfield Multi-Ad calls him Sterling. I wonder who's right?
1 John Franco Card
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros logo, 2000 -Long time closer for the Reds and Mets was third on the career saves list--and quite thoroughly done--by the time he pitched for the Astros, in the first part of 2005
5 Wayne Franklin Cards
Pitcher
 
Between ' 99 and '01, would jump from Kissimmee to New Orleans to the Astros--and the jump from Kissimmee to New Orleans went much better. Later, would make the '02 AAA All-Star Game for New Orleans, get traded, and say some VERY bad things about the Astros.
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1 Jack Frawley Card Pitcher
NDFA struck out 25 and walked none for the 2009 Gulf Coast Astros. Splitting time between Greeneville and Tri-City in 2010, struck out 25 and walked 3.
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8 Lou Frazier Cards Shortstop
1989 - 1900 Columbus Mudcats logo
Top draft pick in the 1986 secondary phase was a Florida State League All-Star in 1988, when he walked 90 times and led the league in steals with 87. Got as high as AA Columbus with the Astros organization; went on to play in the majors for the Expos and Rangers; hit .252 in five ML seasons
2 Dean Freeland Cards Pitcher
1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logoShuttled between AA Jackson and AAA Tucson in 1991
4 Daniel Freeman Cards Pitcher
17th Round Pick of the Astros in the 06/02 draft debuted for the Martinsville Astros in 2002, and went an eye-catching 9 - 1 with a 2.96, leading the team in wins and saves. Closed for Lexington in 2003, and made the SAL All Star team. Not as reliable for Salem in 2004, as a 4.86 ERA shows, but he still led the team in saves. Appeared in 39 games for the '05 Avalanche, but only notched four saves, as those duties had been passed on to Rodrigo Escobar and Aaron Williams
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18 Mike Freer CardsTrainer
Removed salt from the wounds for Osceola and Jackson between 1991 and 1996, then was promoted to New Orleans, where in 2003, he was named Minor League Trainer of the Year. He moved to Round Rock when the AAA affiliate did and concluded his 20th season in the Astros organization in 2009. Served as head Trainer for the Netherlands during the 2006 World Baseball Classic 1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logo
1 Gene Freese Card
Infield
 
1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logo
Utilityman acquired in July of '66 from the White Sox for Jim Mahoney was included in that year's Team Issue despite only slugging .091
3 Alejandro Freire Cards 1st Base
Quad City River Bandits logo95 Midwest League All-Star hit .305 with 15 homers for the River Bandits that year
2 Edison Frias Cards Pitcher
Domincan righty signed as a 20 year old had a 2.14 ERA in the GCL in 2012 before splitting 2013 between Greeneville and Tri-City
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3 Mike Friederich Cards Pitcher
Number 5 in the elusive '84 Daytona Beach set no-hit the Lakeland Tigers 2 - 0 while pitching for Osceola, August 4, 1985.
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2 Trevor Froschauer Cards Catcher
1983 - 1994 Auburn Astros logo
'92 at Lincoln Land (IL) Community College, '93 at Short Season Auburn
1 Chris Frye Card Outfield
Tri City ValleyCats logoNDFA in 2007 out of LSU/Shreveport played in 198 games for the Tri-City ValleyCats that year
2 Harry Fuller Cards Outfield
Got an '89 promotion to Asheville after his .264 performance at Auburn in '88
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1 Jim Fuller Card
Outfield
 
Signed as a free agent with the Astros in November of 1976 and split 1977 between Houston and AAA Charleston. Traded to the Pirates for Dave Augustine in late Spring Training 1978 Charleston Charlies logo
2 Steve Fuller Cards Pitcher
1995 - 2000 Auburn Doubledays logo
For what it's worth, played for the 1994 Gulf Coast League Champion Kissimmee team managed by Julio Linares
5 Tom Funk Cards
Pitcher
 
Famed card bootlegger Rob Broder actually thought enough of Funk that he included him in his set of 1987 rookies
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1 Chris Fussell Card Pitcher
Righthander who'd pitched in the majors with Baltimore and Kansas City started 8 games for the '05 Round Rock Express
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1 Jack Fleming Card Catcher
Catcher for the '80 Toros hit .320 with 18 ribbies Round Rock Express  logo
7 Jhon Florentino Cards Infield
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NDFA from the Dominican Republic finished third in RBI's on the 2005 Greeneville Astros. Led the 2008 Salem Avalanche in triples and hit .290, while being named Carolina League Player of the Week on August 18. Texas League midseason All-Star while playing third base for Corpus in '09
6 David Flores Cards Infield
Lancaster JetHawks logo18th round pick in '08 out of Cal State Sacramento was MVP of that summer's New York-Penn League All Star Game. Finished fourth in the NYPL in homers with 11 and fifth in slugging at .495. Played at High A Lancaster in 2009, hitting .242. 114 hits in 115 games for Lancaster in 2010. PLayed 50 games at Lancaster in 2011 before getting a promotion to Corpus Christi, where he slugged .313
9 José Flores Cards Shortstop
Best season was at Asheville in '92; hit .267 with 47 RBI
Asheville Tourists logo
15 Josh Flores Cards Outfield
Fourth round pick in the June 2005 draft was named a Baseball America Top Ten prospect in the organization after his first season at Greeneville, and an Appy League Top Prospect as well, after leading the '05 G-ville 'Stros in doubles and total bases and the Appy league in hits. 2006 wasn't quite as easy for him, but he still finished second on the '06 Lexington Legends in total bases. Began '07 with High A Salem, OPSing .892, but was promoted to AA Corpus in July. Missed all of '08 with a knee injury; played 45 games in '09 at AA Corpus before reinjuring the same knee. Hit .220 for High A Lancaster in 2010 before being released June 7
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1 Mike Floyd Card Outfield
Salem Avalanche logo
Minor league free agent signed out of the Phillies organization in 2004 led the 2005 Salem Avalanche in homers and triples and finished third on the club in doubles
1 Vern Followell Card Infield
Salem Avalanche logo'85 Toro began professionally at Bristol in 1979
41 Mike Foltynewicz Cards
Pitcher
 
First round pick in the June 2010 draft who could hit 95 mph was 0 - 3 for Greeneville that year, but struck out 39 while only walking 15. 4.97 ERA at Lexington in 2011 with a 1.49 WHIP. Repeated at Lexington in 2012, went 14 - 4, and was named Organizational Pitcher of the Year, despite prosaic WHIP and K/9 numbers. Split 2013 between Lancaster and Corpus Christi and for the first time was used in relief, nine times in 30 Games. Scary 1.73 WHIP at Lancaster; struck out 95 in 103-1/3 IP at Corpus, and was named to the Texas League All-Star team. It's been said Folty hit 101 mph in every appearance he made during the 2013 campaign. Pitched at AAA OKC at the age of 22 in 2014, adn struggled with a 7 - 7 record, and a 5.08 ERA. Promoted to Houston anyway, and struggled again, with another ERA over 5.00. Suddenly he was just another pitcher with a flat fastball, and was jettisoned in January to the Braves in the three-player package that netted the Astros the positionless Evan Gattis
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14 Nolan Fontana Cards Shortstop
University of Florida product was the club's number two draft pick in June of 2012. Walked five times in his professional debut at Lexington, and finished the year as a Legend with 65 BB in 49 G. The .225 BA was needing some improvement, and for what it's worth, 283 through 55 G at Lancaster in 2013 started to show it. Finished the year with a.259 average, but it was his 102 Walks that led the Cal League--and all Astros minor leaguers
Lexington Legends logo
1 Ray Fontenot Card Pitcher
Tucson Toros logo
Spent '87 in Tucson, but was respectable in '86 for Chicago, where he posted a 3 -5 record with a 3.86 ERA as a Cub
1 Blake Ford Card Pitcher
Tri City ValleyCats logo44th round pick in the June 2011 draft had a 1.90 at Gulf Coast that year, then led the 2012 NYPL runners-up Tri-City ValleyCats in saves and Games Finished
10 Tim Forkner Cards 3rd Base
14th round pick in the June 1993 draft led the 1993 Auburn Astros with nine triples, then earned All-Star berths at single A Quad City in 1994, at High A Kissimmee in 1995 and at AA Jackson for 1996. Named the MVP of the 1995 Florida State League All-Star Game, in which he went 3 for 4 with a double.
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9 Bob Forsch Cards
Pitcher
 
Unlike his brother Ken, Bob's days as an Astro were not glorious; Bob was torched for the second seven of the 14 runs the Reds scored in the first inning of their game against the 'Stros August 3, 1989. This was, as the Miami Herald informed me in big bold letters the next morning, the biggest first-inning outburst of the twentieth century. Century ended that way, too. 'Course, let's blame Jim Clancy here as well--there's a lot to go around
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36 Ken Forsch Cards
Pitcher
 
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All-star in '76; No hitter 4/7/79, and all these cool cards, too
2 Guillermo Foster Cards Outfield
Cedar Rapids Astros logoAnother guy who's obscurity has been highlighted by his inclusion in both Cedar Rapids TCMA sets
32 Dexter Fowler Cards
Outfield
 
Beanpole acquired from the Rockies for Brandon Barnes, Jordan Lyles, and 25 G's of subsequent cash was something of an OBP machine in his first 80 Games with the club, and teamed with George Springer to cover almost all of the larger 2/3 of MMP's outfield. Surprised at the lack of SB's though. Injuries did limit effectiveness, and the team seemed to not understand that Fowler's OBP abilities would be needed on a team that would feature George Springer and Evan Gattis. Never mind that he didn't even make that much money--Fowler was traded to the Cubs for two prospects before January 2015 was out
Cedar Rapids Astros logo
5 Blane Fox Cards Outfield
One year at Columbus (1989), and four cards. Some major leaguers don't do so well
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2 Kevin Fox Cards Pitcher
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15th round pick in June of '06 had a 2 - 2 record with a 3.26 ERA at Greenville in 2006, but didn't do quite so well in '07 with Tri-City: his only win of the year came despite three runs and four hits in two innings.
6 NELLIE FOX Cards
Shortstop
 
Opening Day in 64--Hall-of-Famer and 1959 MVP with the White Sox of course. They brought him in to tutor rookie phenom Joe Morgan. His '64 Topps Large # 13 shows him with this HUGE wad of tobacco in his mouth. Check it out.
Greeneville Astros logo
1 Ryan France Card Pitcher
Minor league free agent was 3 - 0 with a 1.83 in 22 games for the 2004 Lexington Legends, and 2 - 2 with a 3.16 for the same year's Salem Avalanche. Named Lexington's Pitcher of the Month for June 2004.
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1 Enderson Franco Card Pitcher
Venezuelan righthander signed as a NDFA in late 2009 spent a year in the DSL and two more in the Gulf Coast before leading the 2013 Greeneville Astros in Starts--and Hits Lexington Legends logo
2 Esterlin Franco Cards Infield
Pittsfield Astros 2001 logo
His 2000 Grandstand Martinsville issue calls him Esterlin; his 2001 Pittsfield Multi-Ad calls him Sterling. I wonder who's right?
1 John Franco Card
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros logo, 2000 -Long time closer for the Reds and Mets was third on the career saves list--and quite thoroughly done--by the time he pitched for the Astros, in the first part of 2005
5 Wayne Franklin Cards
Pitcher
 
Between ' 99 and '01, would jump from Kissimmee to New Orleans to the Astros--and the jump from Kissimmee to New Orleans went much better. Later, would make the '02 AAA All-Star Game for New Orleans, get traded, and say some VERY bad things about the Astros.
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1 Jack Frawley Card Pitcher
NDFA struck out 25 and walked none for the 2009 Gulf Coast Astros. Splitting time between Greeneville and Tri-City in 2010, struck out 25 and walked 3.
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8 Lou Frazier Cards Shortstop
1989 - 1900 Columbus Mudcats logo
Top draft pick in the 1986 secondary phase was a Florida State League All-Star in 1988, when he walked 90 times and led the league in steals with 87. Got as high as AA Columbus with the Astros organization; went on to play in the majors for the Expos and Rangers; hit .252 in five ML seasons
2 Dean Freeland Cards Pitcher
1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logoShuttled between AA Jackson and AAA Tucson in 1991
4 Daniel Freeman Cards Pitcher
17th Round Pick of the Astros in the 06/02 draft debuted for the Martinsville Astros in 2002, and went an eye-catching 9 - 1 with a 2.96, leading the team in wins and saves. Closed for Lexington in 2003, and made the SAL All Star team. Not as reliable for Salem in 2004, as a 4.86 ERA shows, but he still led the team in saves. Appeared in 39 games for the '05 Avalanche, but only notched four saves, as those duties had been passed on to Rodrigo Escobar and Aaron Williams
Salem Avalanche logo
18 Mike Freer CardsTrainer
Removed salt from the wounds for Osceola and Jackson between 1991 and 1996, then was promoted to New Orleans, where in 2003, he was named Minor League Trainer of the Year. He moved to Round Rock when the AAA affiliate did and concluded his 20th season in the Astros organization in 2009. Served as head Trainer for the Netherlands during the 2006 World Baseball Classic 1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logo
1 Gene Freese Card
Infield
 
1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logo
Utilityman acquired in July of '66 from the White Sox for Jim Mahoney was included in that year's Team Issue despite only slugging .091
3 Alejandro Freire Cards 1st Base
Quad City River Bandits logo95 Midwest League All-Star hit .305 with 15 homers for the River Bandits that year
2 Edison Frias Cards Pitcher
Domincan righty signed as a 20 year old had a 2.14 ERA in the GCL in 2012 before splitting 2013 between Greeneville and Tri-City
Quad City River Bandits logo
3 Mike Friederich Cards Pitcher
Number 5 in the elusive '84 Daytona Beach set no-hit the Lakeland Tigers 2 - 0 while pitching for Osceola, August 4, 1985.
Mid 70s Columbus Astros logo
2 Trevor Froschauer Cards Catcher
1983 - 1994 Auburn Astros logo
'92 at Lincoln Land (IL) Community College, '93 at Short Season Auburn
1 Chris Frye Card Outfield
Tri City ValleyCats logoNDFA in 2007 out of LSU/Shreveport played in 198 games for the Tri-City ValleyCats that year
2 Harry Fuller Cards Outfield
Got an '89 promotion to Asheville after his .264 performance at Auburn in '88
Asheville Tourists logo
1 Jim Fuller Card
Outfield
 
Signed as a free agent with the Astros in November of 1976 and split 1977 between Houston and AAA Charleston. Traded to the Pirates for Dave Augustine in late Spring Training 1978 Charleston Charlies logo
2 Steve Fuller Cards Pitcher
1995 - 2000 Auburn Doubledays logo
For what it's worth, played for the 1994 Gulf Coast League Champion Kissimmee team managed by Julio Linares
5 Tom Funk Cards
Pitcher
 
Famed card bootlegger Rob Broder actually thought enough of Funk that he included him in his set of 1987 rookies
1989 - 1900 Columbus Mudcats logo
1 Chris Fussell Card Pitcher
Righthander who'd pitched in the majors with Baltimore and Kansas City started 8 games for the '05 Round Rock Express
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1 Jack Fleming Card Catcher
Catcher for the '80 Toros hit .320 with 18 ribbies Round Rock Express  logo
7 Jhon Florentino Cards Infield
Salem Avalanche logo
NDFA from the Dominican Republic finished third in RBI's on the 2005 Greeneville Astros. Led the 2008 Salem Avalanche in triples and hit .290, while being named Carolina League Player of the Week on August 18. Texas League midseason All-Star while playing third base for Corpus in '09
6 David Flores Cards Infield
Lancaster JetHawks logo18th round pick in '08 out of Cal State Sacramento was MVP of that summer's New York-Penn League All Star Game. Finished fourth in the NYPL in homers with 11 and fifth in slugging at .495. Played at High A Lancaster in 2009, hitting .242. 114 hits in 115 games for Lancaster in 2010. PLayed 50 games at Lancaster in 2011 before getting a promotion to Corpus Christi, where he slugged .313
9 José Flores Cards Shortstop
Best season was at Asheville in '92; hit .267 with 47 RBI
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15 Josh Flores Cards Outfield
Fourth round pick in the June 2005 draft was named a Baseball America Top Ten prospect in the organization after his first season at Greeneville, and an Appy League Top Prospect as well, after leading the '05 G-ville 'Stros in doubles and total bases and the Appy league in hits. 2006 wasn't quite as easy for him, but he still finished second on the '06 Lexington Legends in total bases. Began '07 with High A Salem, OPSing .892, but was promoted to AA Corpus in July. Missed all of '08 with a knee injury; played 45 games in '09 at AA Corpus before reinjuring the same knee. Hit .220 for High A Lancaster in 2010 before being released June 7
Greeneville Astros logo
1 Mike Floyd Card Outfield
Salem Avalanche logo
Minor league free agent signed out of the Phillies organization in 2004 led the 2005 Salem Avalanche in homers and triples and finished third on the club in doubles
1 Vern Followell Card Infield
Salem Avalanche logo'85 Toro began professionally at Bristol in 1979
41 Mike Foltynewicz Cards
Pitcher
 
First round pick in the June 2010 draft who could hit 95 mph was 0 - 3 for Greeneville that year, but struck out 39 while only walking 15. 4.97 ERA at Lexington in 2011 with a 1.49 WHIP. Repeated at Lexington in 2012, went 14 - 4, and was named Organizational Pitcher of the Year, despite prosaic WHIP and K/9 numbers. Split 2013 between Lancaster and Corpus Christi and for the first time was used in relief, nine times in 30 Games. Scary 1.73 WHIP at Lancaster; struck out 95 in 103-1/3 IP at Corpus, and was named to the Texas League All-Star team. It's been said Folty hit 101 mph in every appearance he made during the 2013 campaign. Pitched at AAA OKC at the age of 22 in 2014, adn struggled with a 7 - 7 record, and a 5.08 ERA. Promoted to Houston anyway, and struggled again, with another ERA over 5.00. Suddenly he was just another pitcher with a flat fastball, and was jettisoned in January to the Braves in the three-player package that netted the Astros the positionless Evan Gattis
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14 Nolan Fontana Cards Shortstop
University of Florida product was the club's number two draft pick in June of 2012. Walked five times in his professional debut at Lexington, and finished the year as a Legend with 65 BB in 49 G. The .225 BA was needing some improvement, and for what it's worth, 283 through 55 G at Lancaster in 2013 started to show it. Finished the year with a.259 average, but it was his 102 Walks that led the Cal League--and all Astros minor leaguers
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1 Ray Fontenot Card Pitcher
Tucson Toros logo
Spent '87 in Tucson, but was respectable in '86 for Chicago, where he posted a 3 -5 record with a 3.86 ERA as a Cub
1 Blake Ford Card Pitcher
Tri City ValleyCats logo44th round pick in the June 2011 draft had a 1.90 at Gulf Coast that year, then led the 2012 NYPL runners-up Tri-City ValleyCats in saves and Games Finished
10 Tim Forkner Cards 3rd Base
14th round pick in the June 1993 draft led the 1993 Auburn Astros with nine triples, then earned All-Star berths at single A Quad City in 1994, at High A Kissimmee in 1995 and at AA Jackson for 1996. Named the MVP of the 1995 Florida State League All-Star Game, in which he went 3 for 4 with a double.
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9 Bob Forsch Cards
Pitcher
 
Unlike his brother Ken, Bob's days as an Astro were not glorious; Bob was torched for the second seven of the 14 runs the Reds scored in the first inning of their game against the 'Stros August 3, 1989. This was, as the Miami Herald informed me in big bold letters the next morning, the biggest first-inning outburst of the twentieth century. Century ended that way, too. 'Course, let's blame Jim Clancy here as well--there's a lot to go around
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36 Ken Forsch Cards
Pitcher
 
Houston Astroslogo
All-star in '76; No hitter 4/7/79, and all these cool cards, too
2 Guillermo Foster Cards Outfield
Cedar Rapids Astros logoAnother guy who's obscurity has been highlighted by his inclusion in both Cedar Rapids TCMA sets
32 Dexter Fowler Cards
Outfield
 
Beanpole acquired from the Rockies for Brandon Barnes, Jordan Lyles, and 25 G's of subsequent cash was something of an OBP machine in his first 80 Games with the club, and teamed with George Springer to cover almost all of the larger 2/3 of MMP's outfield. Surprised at the lack of SB's though. Injuries did limit effectiveness, and the team seemed to not understand that Fowler's OBP abilities would be needed on a team that would feature George Springer and Evan Gattis. Never mind that he didn't even make that much money--Fowler was traded to the Cubs for two prospects before January 2015 was out
Cedar Rapids Astros logo
5 Blane Fox Cards Outfield
One year at Columbus (1989), and four cards. Some major leaguers don't do so well
1989 - 1900 Columbus Mudcats logo
2 Kevin Fox Cards Pitcher
Greeneville Astros logo
15th round pick in June of '06 had a 2 - 2 record with a 3.26 ERA at Greenville in 2006, but didn't do quite so well in '07 with Tri-City: his only win of the year came despite three runs and four hits in two innings.
6 NELLIE FOX Cards
Shortstop
 
Opening Day in 64--Hall-of-Famer and 1959 MVP with the White Sox of course. They brought him in to tutor rookie phenom Joe Morgan. His '64 Topps Large # 13 shows him with this HUGE wad of tobacco in his mouth. Check it out.
Greeneville Astros logo
1 Ryan France Card Pitcher
Minor league free agent was 3 - 0 with a 1.83 in 22 games for the 2004 Lexington Legends, and 2 - 2 with a 3.16 for the same year's Salem Avalanche. Named Lexington's Pitcher of the Month for June 2004.
Lexington Legends logo
1 Enderson Franco Card Pitcher
Venezuelan righthander signed as a NDFA in late 2009 spent a year in the DSL and two more in the Gulf Coast before leading the 2013 Greeneville Astros in Starts--and Hits Lexington Legends logo
2 Esterlin Franco Cards Infield
Pittsfield Astros 2001 logo
His 2000 Grandstand Martinsville issue calls him Esterlin; his 2001 Pittsfield Multi-Ad calls him Sterling. I wonder who's right?
1 John Franco Card
Pitcher
 
Houston Astros logo, 2000 -Long time closer for the Reds and Mets was third on the career saves list--and quite thoroughly done--by the time he pitched for the Astros, in the first part of 2005
5 Wayne Franklin Cards
Pitcher
 
Between ' 99 and '01, would jump from Kissimmee to New Orleans to the Astros--and the jump from Kissimmee to New Orleans went much better. Later, would make the '02 AAA All-Star Game for New Orleans, get traded, and say some VERY bad things about the Astros.
New Orleans Zephyrs banner
1 Jack Frawley Card Pitcher
NDFA struck out 25 and walked none for the 2009 Gulf Coast Astros. Splitting time between Greeneville and Tri-City in 2010, struck out 25 and walked 3.
Greeneville Astros logo
8 Lou Frazier Cards Shortstop
1989 - 1900 Columbus Mudcats logo
Top draft pick in the 1986 secondary phase was a Florida State League All-Star in 1988, when he walked 90 times and led the league in steals with 87. Got as high as AA Columbus with the Astros organization; went on to play in the majors for the Expos and Rangers; hit .252 in five ML seasons
2 Dean Freeland Cards Pitcher
1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logoShuttled between AA Jackson and AAA Tucson in 1991
4 Daniel Freeman Cards Pitcher
17th Round Pick of the Astros in the 06/02 draft debuted for the Martinsville Astros in 2002, and went an eye-catching 9 - 1 with a 2.96, leading the team in wins and saves. Closed for Lexington in 2003, and made the SAL All Star team. Not as reliable for Salem in 2004, as a 4.86 ERA shows, but he still led the team in saves. Appeared in 39 games for the '05 Avalanche, but only notched four saves, as those duties had been passed on to Rodrigo Escobar and Aaron Williams
Salem Avalanche logo
18 Mike Freer CardsTrainer
Removed salt from the wounds for Osceola and Jackson between 1991 and 1996, then was promoted to New Orleans, where in 2003, he was named Minor League Trainer of the Year. He moved to Round Rock when the AAA affiliate did and concluded his 20th season in the Astros organization in 2009. Served as head Trainer for the Netherlands during the 2006 World Baseball Classic 1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logo
1 Gene Freese Card
Infield
 
1991 - 1999 Jackson Generals logo
Utilityman acquired in July of '66 from the White Sox for Jim Mahoney was included in that year's Team Issue despite only slugging .091
3 Alejandro Freire Cards 1st Base
Quad City River Bandits logo95 Midwest League All-Star hit .305 with 15 homers for the River Bandits that year
2 Edison Frias Cards Pitcher
Domincan righty signed as a 20 year old had a 2.14 ERA in the GCL in 2012 before splitting 2013 between Greeneville and Tri-City
Quad City River Bandits logo
3 Mike Friederich Cards Pitcher
Number 5 in the elusive '84 Daytona Beach set no-hit the Lakeland Tigers 2 - 0 while pitching for Osceola, August 4, 1985.
Mid 70s Columbus Astros logo
2 Trevor Froschauer Cards Catcher
1983 - 1994 Auburn Astros logo
'92 at Lincoln Land (IL) Community College, '93 at Short Season Auburn
1 Chris Frye Card Outfield
Tri City ValleyCats logoNDFA in 2007 out of LSU/Shreveport played in 198 games for the Tri-City ValleyCats that year
2 Harry Fuller Cards Outfield
Got an '89 promotion to Asheville after his .264 performance at Auburn in '88
Asheville Tourists logo
1 Jim Fuller Card
Outfield
 
Signed as a free agent with the Astros in November of 1976 and split 1977 between Houston and AAA Charleston. Traded to the Pirates for Dave Augustine in late Spring Training 1978 Charleston Charlies logo
2 Steve Fuller Cards Pitcher
1995 - 2000 Auburn Doubledays logo
For what it's worth, played for the 1994 Gulf Coast League Champion Kissimmee team managed by Julio Linares
5 Tom Funk Cards
Pitcher
 
Famed card bootlegger Rob Broder actually thought enough of Funk that he included him in his set of 1987 rookies
1989 - 1900 Columbus Mudcats logo
1 Chris Fussell Card Pitcher
Righthander who'd pitched in the majors with Baltimore and Kansas City started 8 games for the '05 Round Rock Express
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