(c) Houston Astros

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Position: 3B/1B      Born: Oct 8, 1949      Bats: Right      Throws: Right

Third baseman Enos Cabell was acquired after the 1974 season in a trade that sent Lee May to the Baltimore Orioles. After a year as a versatile utility player, Cabell got his big break when Doug Rader was traded to San Diego. From that point on, Cabell became the everyday third baseman until his departure after the 1980 season.

A slap hitter who never saw a pitch he didn't like, Cabell had his best season in 1977 when he scored 101 runs and rapped out 36 doubles and 16 homers. He was named the team's Most Valuable Player in 1978 after setting a club mark (since broken) with 195 hits. He also played in all 162 games en route to a club mark (since broken) of 211 consecutive games played. Cabell was traded to the Giants after the 1980 season for Bob Knepper, but returned as a free agent for the 1984 season.

After his retirement, Cabell has dabbled in broadcasting and running a Houston area car dealership. He is currently an assistant in the Astros' front office.