Bob "The Bull" Watson, the first African-American GM to win a World Series, died Thursday due to kidney disease. He was 74. His legacy was honored in March with the dedication of the Bob Watson Education Center at the Astros Youth Academy in Acres Home.
Sometimes it’s the game, not the players. In this instance, it was the players, not the game.
The Houston Astros have hired Dusty Baker as the club’s new manager, Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane announced Wednesday. He becomes the 19th manager in franchise history.