Found June 01, 2012 on Fox Sports Houston:
HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve is aware his body has been turned into a unit of measure, and he's totally OK with that. "It's funny, man," he said. "When they told me how many Altuves was a home run, I just laughed." There is a Web site for this. It is, and the concept is simple: You enter the measurement of something in feet, and it converts it to Altuves, based on the height of the Houston Astros 5-foot-5 second baseman. The center field wall in Minute Maid Park, for example, is 80.41 Altuves from home plate. The site's creator, a Greenville, S.C. accountant named Bryan Trostel, is 1.03 Altuves tall. "I would not tower over Jose," he said, "which is really a big reason I'm not playing anymore." Trostel is a native Houstonian and an Astros junkie. He watches every game he can and follows the team on a daily basis via the Internet. He used to write game recaps for a Web site that covers the Astros minor leagu...

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