Houston Matters

Remembering Gene Elston — Astros’ Original Play-By-Play Voice

Posted on · A moment of silence was held Monday before the start of the Astros/Twins game at Minute Maid Park in remembrance of Gene Elston, who died over the weekend. Elston was the original play-by-play voice of the expansion Houston Colt .45s in 1962. For 25 seasons, he called Colt .45 and Astros games, including 11 no-hitters, […]

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Milo Hamilton

Posted on · The 2013 Major League Baseball season kicked off this week. And it's already tough sledding for the Houston Astros. They lost a hundred games each of the last two seasons. They have the league's lowest payroll – in fact, their 25 man roster makes less combined than Alex Rodriguez makes for the Yankees alone. And […]