A Glance at Greatness: The Houston Astros All-Time Team

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A Glance at Greatness: The Houston Astros All-Time Team
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Team Name: Houston Astros

City: Houston

Ballpark: Minute Maid Park

Previous Name: Colt .45s

League: National League

Division: NL Central

Number of Playoff Appearances: 9

Number of Pennants: 1

World Series Titles: None

All-Time Team

Catcher: Brad Ausmus

First Base: Jeff Bagwell

Second Base: Craig Biggio

Third Base: Ken Caminiti

Shortstop: Craig Reynolds

Outfield: Lance Berkman, Jose Cruz, Casar Cedeno

Pitchers: Nolan Ryan, Roy Oswalt, Joe Niekro, J.R. Richard, Billy Wagner

Bench: Jimmy Wynn, Glenn Davis, Terry Puhl

Manager: Bill Virdon

Recap:

This team was chosen with little difficulty.

This team is much better than I originally expected it to be. It is led by Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan and future Hall of Famer Craig Biggio.

I didn't know Lance Berkman originally played outfield so I worked him and Jeff Bagwell into the starting lineup. It was better than having one of them on the bench.

The pitching staff is strong and has a strong one-two punch with Nolan Ryan and Roy Oswalt. They were both very dominant while in their prime. (Nolan Ryan was always in his prime.)

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