Houston Astros

VIDEO: Cesar Cedeno steals home against the Cubs in 1977

VIDEO: Cesar Cedeno steals home against the Cubs in 1977
October 16, 2018 No Comments »

This video from MLB.COM shows Cesar Cedeno of the Houston Astros stealing home against the Cubs at Wrigley Field in July of 1977.   Read More »

Bagwell, Biggio & Billy The Kid : The Houston Astros All-Time Team

Bagwell, Biggio & Billy The Kid : The Houston Astros All-Time Team
October 1, 2015 No Comments »

How about J.R. Richard, Larry Dierker, and Roy Oswalt throwing heat in the rotation? Then add a speedy lineup led by Cesar Cedeno, Jose Cruz, and little Jose Altuva. That's not even to mention Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell and ... Read More »

Paige wore an Astros uniform long before Clemens and he was a better pitcher

Paige wore an Astros uniform long before Clemens and he was a better pitcher
September 1, 2012 No Comments »

The tall, wiry man wearing the Astros uniform and shuffling around the still-rough mound in the Astrodome on an April day in 1965 was 59 years old and he moved with an easy manner that belied his still-spry bones. He was ... Read More »

Phillies outlasted pesky Astros in 1980 to win first pennant in 30 years

Phillies outlasted pesky Astros in 1980 to win first pennant in 30 years
July 24, 2012 3 Comments »

NLCS Game Five, October 12, 1980 | Philadelphia Phillies vs. Houston Astros at Astrodome in Houston In the 1980 NL Playoffs, the Houston Astros continued their season of tight games and near misses by playing four extra-inning games in a ... Read More »

VIDEO: Mantle hits home run in first game played at Astrodome in Houston

VIDEO: Mantle hits home run in first game played at Astrodome in Houston
March 20, 2012 No Comments »

The first game played at Houston’s Astrodome was an exhibition between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros on April 9, 1965. Dubbed “The 8th Wonder of the World,” the Astrodome was the first dome in major league history and ... Read More »