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John Paciorek's One Game of Glory

If you are a fan of MLB Dirt–and of course you are, or you wouldn’t be here–then perhaps you have been digging Andrew Martin’s historical pieces as much as I have. 1,096 more words

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Astros' 50th coverage

The Astros’ three-game winning streak came to an end in a 6-4 loss to the Braves on Tuesday night in a game played on the 50th anniversary of the first game in franchise history. 138 more words


The stars come out to celebrate the Astros/Colt .45s big birthday.

It’s probably a good thing that the Colt .45s changed their name to the Astros after three years, if only because “Aspro the Colt” just doesn’t have the same cool ring to it as “Aspro the Astro.” 480 more words

Astros to unveil their Walk of Fame on Tuesday. First up: Bob Aspromonte.

The Astros are celebrating their 50th anniversary all season, but this Tuesday is especially significant, given it’s the exact anniversary — 50 years to the day — of the very first Major League Baseball game played in Houston. 957 more words

Ausmus, Bagwell, Biggio, Kent among A-listers headed back to Minute Maid Park in '12.

The Astros’ 18-inning win over the Braves in Game 4 of the NLDS in 2005 still comes up in conversation from time to time, and what people remember best about that game, of course, is the… 951 more words

New year, new blog: FanFest, Caravan, Astroline, Bagwell. (Will the Hall call?)

Happy New Year, Astros fans! Hope you ate too much, enjoyed time with your families and watched a lot of football (not necessarily in that order) over the holiday break. 1,029 more words

A holiday salute from the Astros, 50th anniversary style.

Twenty-five years ago, Ruth Ryan sat next to her husband, Nolan, on a charter flight during an Astros road trip and was introduced to a popular relief pitcher walking down the aisle on the way back to his seat. 1,492 more words