Houston Astros Memorabilia

In 1962, two expansion teams joined Major League Baseball’s National League—the New York Mets and the Colt .45s of Houston. Playing at Colt Stadium, the year began promisingly, with a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs, but the Colts, as some people called them, would finish its first season in eighth place, ahead only of the Cubs and Mets. Over the next few years, the Colts would do things a bit differently than other teams, such as...Continue Reading