Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 11/20/14
On Monday, Astros owner and chairman Jim Crane did something that got fans talking about his team. He held a news conference to announce many "fan friendly" changes for the 2012 season and opened the door for controversy which got those fans talking. When asked about other changes that might be forthcoming, Crane floated the idea that the team would be studying the possibility of changing uniform styles andthe name of the team! The former was received sort of "ho-hum" by fans since the Astros have had no record for stability in the uniform thing ever. What they have worn has hardly ranked with the Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs, Cardinals, Giants, Dodgers or Tigers as never leaving the basic look albeit with some alternative uniforms added. When the Houston baseball club has changed, they have changed drastically. Styles, colors, logos, you name iteverything has changed in the past. Much of the changes were related to ownership changes. Drayton McLane, Jr. made two changes. The second c...
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