Tag: houston astros news and rumors

  • Astros Say Goodbye to Cecil Cooper

    The Houston Astros have officially parted ways with manager Cecil Cooper. Cooper took over as skipper of the ball club in 2007, following the dismissal of Phil Garner during the middle of the season. The team elected to use Cooper as an interim manager, and his stint lasted somewhat longer than expected. During his time […]

  • Circle Change, a New Novel by Gabriel Busch – Book Review

    In “Circle Change”, author Gabriel Busch attempts to fuse a love story with a profound tale of reflection and redemption. Luckily for the reader, he succeeds by connecting on several levels. Set against the backdrop of major league baseball dreams and aspirations, the novel has something to offer for just about any reader. Make no […]

  • Spring Training – A Fort Myers Tradition

    Fort Myers, Florida is the spring training home of the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins. These two perennial American League contenders compete against each other every spring for the hotly contested Mayor’s Cup. The victor is the team that wins more games against the other during the two-month spring training season. The Minnesota […]

  • Historic Times in the Houston Astros

    The demand for a franchise of the Major League Baseball in Houston was a product of the efforts of Craig F. Cullinan Jr. The granting of the franchise took place on 1960. This gave way to the birth of the Houston Colt .45s. They started playing in 1962. During their first game, they defeated the […]