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Daytona Beach Astros

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Daytona Beach Astros

The Daytona Beach Astros were a minor league baseball team that existed from 1978 to 1984. They played in the Florida State League and were affiliated with the Houston Astros. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, they were known as the Daytona Beach Islanders prior to being the Daytona Beach Astros. After 1984, the Astros moved the team to Kissimmee, Florida and they became the Osceola Astros. A team known as the Islanders moved back into Daytona Beach for the 1985 and 1986 seasons.

They played their home games at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

Year-by-year record

  • (from Baseball Reference)
Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1978 42–93 11th Leo Posada / Chuck Sprinkle
1979 56–80 9th Carlos Alfonso
1980 86–51 1st Carlos Alfonso Lost in 1st round
1981 68–67 6th Carlos Alfonso League Champs
1982 66–68 6th Eric Swanson
1983 85–49 1st Dave Cripe Lost League Finals
1984 82–62 2nd Dave Cripe Lost in 1st round

Notable alumni


  • Baseball Reference

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