All players on this roster have accumulated more WAR for the Astros than any other major league team. Players are listed alphabetically, followed by their Strat-o-Matic card being used and their position eligibility.
Players without the *** designation are listed in Baseball Reference’s top 1000 in career WAR.
Players with the *** designation are not listed in the top 1000, but are “invitees” to round out the team to fulfill these minimum requirements: 30 players — 18 position players (with at least 2 players rated at each position) and 12 pitchers (at least 7 must have a reliever rating).
Position Players (18)
Jose Altuve (2016, 2B/SS), Alan Ashby*** (1987, C), Jeff Bagwell (HOF, 1B), Lance Berkman (BH, LF/1B/RF/CF), Craig Biggio (HOF, 2B), Alex Bregman*** (2019, 3B/SS), Jason Castro*** (2013, C), Cesar Cedeno (BH, CF), Carlos Correa (2021, SS), Jose Cruz (BH, LF/RF/CF), Bill Doran (1985, 2B), Hunter Pence (2009, RF), Terry Puhl (1980, RF/LF/CF), Doug Rader*** (1970, 3B/1B), George Springer (2019, CF/RF), Dickie Thon*** (1983, SS), Bob Watson (1977, 1B), Jim Wynn (1965, CF/LF).
Bob Bruce*** (1964, SP/RP), Gerrit Cole (2019, SP), Danny Darwin (1990, SP/RP), Larry Dierker (BH, SP), Turk Farrell*** (BH, SP/RP), Ken Forsch*** (BH, SP/RP), Mike Hampton (1999, SP), Joe Niekro (1982, SP), Roy Oswalt (BH, SP/RP), Dave Smith*** (1987, RP), Billy Wagner (BH, RP), Don Wilson (1971, SP).
03/26/20 Added Alex Bregman (2019, 3B/SS) and George Springer (2019, CF/RF), dropped Glenn Davis (1986, 1B) and Morgan Ensberg (2005, 3B).
04/01/21 Added Bob Bruce (1964, SP/RP), dropped J.R. Richard (1979, SP).
03/31/22 Added Gerrit Cole (2019, SP), dropped Mike Scott (1986, SP).