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The 20 Greatest Houston Astros of All-Time

The Houston Astros franchise has existed since 1962. For the first 50 years, the Astros played in the National League. Since 2013 they have played in the American League. During their history, they have been known by two names: Houston Colt .45s (1962 – 1964) and Houston Astros (1965 – Present). The Astros franchise has won one World Series title

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100 Greatest Second Baseman of All-Time

The gold standard of second baseman is Rogers Hornsby. Sure Nap Lajoie and Eddie Collins provided offense from the second base position prior to Hornsby’s arrival but their offensive production, as does every other second baseman since Hornsby, pales in comparison. It wasn’t until Joe Morgan joined the Big Red Machine that another second baseman made a similar offensive impact

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Houston Astros All-Time Roster

This is the Houston Astros all-time roster. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to have a minimum of 1,500 plate appearance. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers. Starting pitchers had to start at least

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Houston Astros Best Single Seasons

This is a list of the Houston Astros best single seasons. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to play at least 51% of games at their position. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers. Starting

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1990s All-Decade Team

The 1990s may be remembered as much for the players strike in August of 1994 as for the PED-fueled home run chase in 1998 that brought the game back into the national spotlight. It was, however, a decade filled with players reaching some of the most respected individual statistical milestones. The 300-win club welcomed all-time strikeout king and hall of

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