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Astros owner Jim Crane said Wednesday he plans to renew the personal services contract of team icon Craig Biggio, who has served as a special assistant to the general manager since his retirement following the 2007 season.
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Astros icons Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell will continue in their roles as part-time members of the team's front-office staff, according to new owner Jim Crane.
Since Biggio and Bagwell retired as players, they have been employees of the club under personal-services agreements (Bagwell also served as team's hitting coach in the second half of the 2010 season). They serve...
The upcoming season will mark the 50th year of Major League Baseball in Houston. For more than half of those seasons, Astros fans have heard a familiar voice in the broadcast booth—the voice of Milo Hamilton, who announced on Wednesday that the 2012 campaign would be his last in the booth.
Hamilton came to Houston in 1986, and took over for Gene Elston as the team’s lead...