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This is a list of the best Houston Astros ever. Originally called the Colt .45s, the Houston Astros had been a mainstay in the National League for 50 years. But 2013 saw the franchise move from the NL Central to the AL West, and thus beginning a new chapter in Astros history. From the early 1990s until 2008, the Astros were perennial playoff contenders, reaching the World Series in 2005. Those teams featured many of the greatest players in the team's history. 

To many baseball fans, the Killer Bs, Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio are the best known players from the Astros best years. These players are considered three of the best in Astros history. Bagwell won the 1991 Rookie of the Year and 1994 National League MVP award. He retired after the 2005 National League Championship season and remains one of the most revered Astros. Biggio, whose entire 20 year career was spent in Houston, eclipsed 3,000 hits during playing days. Accomplishing this feat, along with his rep as the best position player in team history landed him in the Astros Hall of Fame and will soon see him land in the Baseball Hall of Fame in the near future. As for pitchers, Nolan Ryan, Roy Oswalt and Roger Clemens are the best to put on an Astros uniform. While Ryan and Clemens didn't spend their prime in Houston, they still turned in fine seasons. Oswalt is widely considered one of the best Astros ever and helped propel them to the World Series.

If there is a player missing from this list of the greatest Houston Astros of all time, feel free to add him to this list. Vote or rerank to how you think it should best represent who are the greatest Houston Astros of all time. 
list ordered by

1
655 164
Craig Biggio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Outfielder, Catcher, Second baseman

2
676 171
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Pitcher

3
622 129
Jeff Bagwell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
First baseman

4
655 102
José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
SammyEscagne added Second baseman

5
365 112
Lance Berkman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
298 91
Roy Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

7
290 85
Mike Scott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

8
296 97
José Cruz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

9
248 67
Billy Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

10
245 59
J. R. Richard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

11
234 68
César Cedeño is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

12
278 52
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
MattBryant added Shortstop

13
288 35
George Springer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
MattBryant added Outfielder

14
171 58
Jimmy Wynn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

15
171 61
Joe Niekro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
186 73
Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Second baseman

17
146 13
Justin Verlander is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Michael Jordan XII added Pitcher

18
183 67
Ken Caminiti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Third baseman

19
120 8
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
TheKittyline added Third baseman

20
181 46
Dallas Keuchel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Pitcher

21
124 53
Glenn Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
First baseman

22
140 57
Larry Dierker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Manager, Pitcher

23
195 85
Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Pitcher

24
139 72
Brad Ausmus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Catcher

25
127 55
Moisés Alou is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Houston Astros of All Time
Right fielder, Left fielder