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100 Things Astros Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

We’re well into another baseball season. And while we wait to see if the Astros can live up to the expectations put on them after last season’s surprising playoff run, there have been plenty other magical and interesting moments to remember fondly from the franchise’s more than 50 years of history. MLB.com Astros beat writer […]

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100 Things Astros Fans Book Cover Brain McTaggartWe're well into another baseball season. And while we wait to see if the Astros can live up to the expectations put on them after last season's surprising playoff run, there have been plenty other magical and interesting moments to remember fondly from the franchise's more than 50 years of history.

MLB.com Astros beat writer Brian McTaggart has collected many of them in his new book 100 Things Astros Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die.

Michael Hagerty talked with McTaggert about a few of the – perhaps – forgotten bits of Astros’ history and asked him why he wanted to chronicle some of these stories.

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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