Historic Astros Audio & Video

Last updated: July 2, 2010

This page is a collection of vintage audio & video clips that should be of interest to any Astro fan. For further information about players and games, visit our extensive History section.

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Vintage Video Clips
A Silver Odyssey: 25 years of Houston Astros Baseball
The video was made after the 1986 Championship season and is a treasure trove of old clips. The team's history is treated chronologically, and I've got all of the good clips below. This is a "must-have" for any Astros fan. You should be able to find this tape on eBay. However, this is an old tape so I apologize for the poor video quality.

1962-1964: A Team Born to Die - GM Paul Richards, Harry Craft, Hal Woodeshick, Bob Lillis, Joey Amalfitano, Norm Larker, Turk Farrell, Opening Day 1962, Rusty Staub, Mickey Herskowitz, "A Team Born to Die". (4:52)
1965: A New Stadium - architect, Mickey Mantle, Joe Morgan, Rusty Staub, Astroturf. (2:27)
1966 to 1969: Young Stars - Joe Morgan, Rusty Staub, Don Wilson no-hitter, Jim Wynn, Larry Dierker, Doug Rader. (3:00)
1970 to 1974: Frustrating Times - (1:18) Mickey Herskowitz, Jim Wynn, Jesus Alou, Bob Watson, Lee May, Rusty Staub.
1975 to 1978: A Change in Leadership - Tal Smith, Bill Virdon, Cesar Cedeno, Bob Watson, Jose Cruz, Larry Dierker no-hitter, J.R. Richard. (2:07)
1979: The Start of Something Big - Ken Forsch no-hitter, Joe Sambito, Craig Reynolds, J.R. Richard, Joe Niekro, Alan Ashby, Bill Virdon, Joe Morgan, Nolan Ryan. (2:14)
1980: Performing up to Expectations - Bill Virdon, Jose Cruz, J.R. Richard, Nolan Ryan, Joe Niekro, Joe Morgan. (4:19)
1980 NLCS: A Post-Season Classic - Enos Cabell, Ken Forsch, Bill Virdon, Joaquin Andujar, Denny Walling, Gary Woods, Craig Reynolds, Alan Ashby, Jose Cruz. (4:23)
1981: A Tale of Two Seasons - The Strike, Don Sutton, Nolan Ryan no-hitter, Alan Ashby. (2:00)
1981 NLDS: Changing Fortunes - (0:45) Alan Ashby.
1982-1985: Waters of Mediocrity - Nolan Ryan, Jose Cruz, Bob Lillis, Dickie Thon, John McMullen. (1:37)
1986: Never Say Die - Dave Smith, Bob Knepper, Craig Reynolds, Glenn Davis, All-Star Game, Mike Scott, Jose Cruz, Davey Lopes, Kevin Bass, Charley Kerfeld, Nolan Ryan, Jim Deshaies, Danny Darwin, no-hit clincher. (7:15)
1986 NLCS: The Final Hurdle - Mike Scott, Glenn Davis, Bill Doran, Dave Smith, Alan Ashby, Nolan Ryan, Bob Knepper, Phil Garner, Billy Hatcher, Kevin Bass. (5:18)

Discontinued MLB videos:
There are a few official MLB videos, no longer in production, that have great vintage footage of the Astros. If you find these on eBay, snap them up. And again, these are old tapes so I apologize for the poor video quality.
MLB's Greatest Pennant Races - 1980 - Nolan Ryan, Joe Morgan, Davey Lopes, Jerry Reuss, J.R. Richard, Craig Reynolds, Steve Garvey, Joe Ferguson, Ron Cey, Cesar Cedeno, Art Howe, Joe Niekro. (7:02)
MLB's Greatest LCS - 1980 - Dallas Green, Art Howe, Vern Ruhle, Enos Cabell, Joe Niekro, Denny Walling, Rafael Landestoy, Bob Boone, Terry Puhl, Pete Rose, Bruce Bochy, Luis Pujols, Nolan Ryan, Manny Trillo, Garry Maddox, Larry Bowa. (8:14)
MLB's Greatest LCS - 1986 - Mike Scott, Glenn Davis, Bob Ojeda, Darryl Strawberry, Bob Knepper, Wally Backman, Dave Smith, Lenny Dykstra, Billy Hatcher, Ray Knight, Dwight Gooden, Nolan Ryan, Gary Carter, Charley Kerfeld, Kevin Bass, Mookie Wilson, Bill Doran, Kevin Bass, Jesse Orosco. (9:04)

Broadcast Video Clips
A collection of Astros video clips culled from ESPN Classic, Fox Sports, MLB Network and other video sources. Announcers and original source noted where possible.

1967-1979
1967 All-Star Game - 11th inning - Rusty Staub singles against Catfish Hunter. (0:41, Brickhouse - MLB Films)
1967 All-Star Game - 11th inning - Mike Cuellar faces Brooks Robinson and Tony Oliva. (0:36, Brickhouse - MLB Films)
1968 All-Star Game - 6th inning -Rusty Staub pops up to third. (1:20, Reese, Gowdy - NBC)
1970 All-Star Game - 7th inning - Denis Menke gets plunked, is forced out at second in on Willie McCovey's RBI double play grounder (0:33, Gowdy - MLB Films).
1970 All-Star Game - 9th inning - Joe Morgan, Willie McCovey, and Roberto Clemente single. Morgan scores. (1:51, Gowdy - MLB Films)
1971 All-Star Game - 7th inning - Don Wilson faces Amos Otis, Cookie Rojas, and Don Buford. (2:52, Gowdy - NBC)
1971 All-Star Game - 8th inning - Don Wilson faces Carl Yastrzemski, Al Kaline, and Harmon Killebrew. (5:07, Gowdy, Kubek - NBC)
1972 All-Star Game - 2nd inning - Lee May singles off Jim Palmer then makes a dazzling defensive play the next inning. (0:41, Nelson - MLB Films)
1972 All-Star Game - 6th inning - Cesar Cedeno singles against Gaylord Perry before Atlanta's Hank Aaron goes deep for the home fans. (1:01, Nelson - MLB Films)
1973 All-Star Game - 3rd inning - Cesar Cedeno singles against Bert Blyleven to drive in a run. (1:20, Nelson - MLB Films)
1974 All-Star Game - 5th inning - Joe Morgan and Cesar Cedeno face Luis Tiant; also a replay of Cedeno's defensive gem. (2:02, Gowdy, Garagiola, Kubek - NBC)
1974 All-Star Game - 7th inning - In his 2nd at-bat, Cesar Cedeno faces Catfish Hunter. (1:54, Gowdy, Kubek, Garagiola - NBC)
1976 All-Star Game - 8th inning - Cesar Cedeno takes Frank Tanana deep for a two-run homer. (3:37, Wolf, Uecker - ABC)
1976 All-Star Game - 9th inning - Ken Forsch closes out the 7-1 National League win. (3:03, Wolf, Uecker - ABC)
1979 All-Star Game - 2nd inning - Joaquin Andujar enters in relief and encounters some bad luck. (1:27, Allen - MLB Films)
1979 All-Star Game - 6th inning - Joe Sambito gets out of a jam with help from teammate Craig Reynolds. (2:34, Allen - MLB Films)

1980-1989
1980 All-Star Game- 1st inning - J.R. Richard starts the game, induces groundouts from Willie Randolph and Freddie Lynn, walks Rod Carew, and fans Reggie Jackson. (8:33, Cosell, Jackson, Drysdale - ABC)
Oct 6, 1980 - 1st inning - Terry Puhl breaks up a play at the plate as he scores on a fielder's choice by Jose Cruz (0:35, Michaels - ABC)
Oct 6, 1980 - 3rd inning - Art Howe hits a two-run homer. Houston takes a 4-0 lead. (0:45, Michaels, ABC)
Oct 6, 1980 - 3rd inning - Alan Ashby is nailed at the plate by Joe Ferguson. After the collision, Ashby broke a rib when Ferguson kneed him, causing Ashby to miss most of the NLCS with the Phils. (1:41, Michaels, Uecker - ABC)
Oct 6, 1980 - 4th inning - Art Howe gets his third and fourth RBIs with his second single of the game. (0:42, Michaels - ABC)
Oct 6, 1980 - 9th inning - Joe Niekro gets the final out of a 7-1 victory over the Dodgers to earn their first-ever division title. (2:15, Michaels - ABC)
1980 NLCS Game 3 - 6th inning - Cesar Cedeno injures his ankle trying to prevent a double play. (1:31, Drysdale, Cosell - ABC)
1980 NLCS Game 3 - 10th inning - Joe Niekro completes ten innings of shutout ball by retiring Mike Schmidt. (1:47, Cosell, Drysdale, Jackson - ABC)
1980 NLCS Game 3 - 11th inning - Joe Morgan triples then Denny Walling plates the winning run. (3:14, Jackson, Drysdale, Cosell - ABC)
1980 NLCS Game 5 - 7th inning - Art Howe's triple gives Houston a 5-2 lead. (1:27, Jackson, Cosell, Drysdale - ABC)
1980 NLCS Game 5 - 8th inning - Jose Cruz ties the game at 7-7 with an 8th-inning single. (1:07, Jackson, Cosell, Drysdale - ABC)
1980 NLCS Game 5 - 10th inning - Enos Cabell makes the last out of the 1980 season. (0:50, Jackson, Cosell - ABC)
1981 All-Star Game - 8th inning - Nolan Ryan pitches an inning of relief. (4:19, Garagiola, Kubek - NBC)
Sep 26, 1981 - 9th inning - Nolan Ryan faces Ken Landreux and Dusty Baker, finishing his fifth no-hitter. (3:41, Elston - Astros, dubbed over NBC video)
1982 All-Star Game - 3rd inning - Ray Knight pops up to second with a man on third. (1:15, Michaels, Cosell - ABC)
1982 All-Star Game - 3rd inning - Ray Knight takes his position at third and snags a grounder. (0:30, Cosell, Michaels - ABC)
1983 All-Star Game - 3rd inning - Bill Dawley is called on to end a record-setting seven-run inning. He induces a popup from Jim Rice. (0:54, Scully - NBC)
1983 All-Star Game - 5th inning - Dickie Thon swats a single to left center. (1:22, Scully, Garagiola - NBC)
1983 All-Star Game - 7th inning - Dickie Thon goes deep in the hole to field a grounder. (0:30, Scully, Garagiola - NBC)
1984 All-Star Game - 4th inning - Jerry Mumphrey strikes out against Jack Morris. (2:30, Michaels, Cosell - ABC)
1986 All-Star Game - 3rd inning - Kevin Bass grounds out to second against Roger Clemens. (0:51, Michaels, Palmer - ABC)
1986 All-Star Game - 7th inning - After fanning Cal Ripken, Jr. and Jesse Barfield, Mike Scott gives up a homer to Frank White. (5:54, Michaels, Palmer, McCarver - ABC)
1986 All-Star Game - 8th inning - Glenn Davis pops foul to third after Steve Sax steals second. (2:52, Michaels, Palmer - ABC)
Sep 25, 1986 - 9th inning - The Giants' Dan Gladden and Robby Thompson fan then Will Clark grounds weakly to first, as Mike Scott pitches a no-hitter, clinching the National League West championship. (4:46, Elston - Astros)
1986 NLCS Game 1 - 2nd inning - Glenn Davis takes Dwight Gooden deep. (1:03, Jackson, McCarver - ABC)
1986 NLCS Game 3 - 2nd inning - Bill Doran's two-run homer makes it 4-0 Astros. Billy Hatcher singles immediately after. (1:47, McCarver, Jackson - ABC)
1986 NLCS Game 3 - 8th inning - Charley Kerfeld snags a Gary Carter come-backer behind his back and throws Carter out at first (0:51, McCarver, Jackson - ABC).
1986 NLCS Game 6 - 1st inning - Billy Hatcher, Phil Garner, Glenn Davis, Kevin Bass, and Jose Cruz combine to rough up New York starter Bob Ojeda for three runs. (7:46, Jackson, McCarver - ABC)
1986 NLCS Game 6 - 14th inning - Billy Hatcher's 14th-inning solo shot to the left-field foul pole off Jesse Orosco evens the score at 4-4, and keeps the Astros alive. (2:13, McCarver, Jackson - ABC)
1986 NLCS Game 6 - 16th inning - With Denny Walling on second, the Mets' Jesse Orosco fans Kevin Bass to seal a 7-6 New York victory, and a World Series berth. (1:53, Jackson - ABC)
1987 All-Star Game - 2nd inning - Mike Scott tosses two scoreless innings. (1:01, Costas, Scully - MLB Video)
1988 All-Star Game - 4th inning - Bob Knepper struggles through the AL lineup. (8:49, Michaels, Palmer, Morgan, McCarver - ABC)
Jun 3, 1989 - 4th inning - Glenn Davis hits a solo shot against LA's Tim Leary. (1:17, Porter - Dodgers)
Jun 3, 1989 - 22nd inning - Rafael Ramirez plates Bill Doran to end the marathon contest. (2:01, Scully - Dodgers)
1989 All-Star Game - 8th inning - Glenn Davis draws a walk and scores. (1:03, Fusselle - MLB Video)

1990-1999
1990 All-Star Game - 6th inning - Dave Smith gets into a jam. (0:32, Fusselle, Buck - MLB video)
1991 All-Star Game - 7th inning - With Paul Molitor at the plate, catcher Craig Biggio is charged with an error for interference. (2:03, Buck, McCarver - CBS)
1991 All-Star Game - 9th inning - Facing Dennis Eckersley, Craig Biggio hits a liner to Roberto Alomar. (1:37, Buck, McCarver - CBS)
Sep 8, 1993 - 9th inning - Darryl Kile whiffs the Mets' Chico Walker to complete his no-hitter. (4:56, - Mets)
1994 All-Star Game- 3rd inning - Jeff Bagwell singles against David Cone. (2:01, Costas, Morgan, Uecker - NBC)
1994 All-Star Game - 6th inning - John Hudek strikes out Cal Ripken, Jr. (1:44, Morgan, Costas, Uecker)
1994 All-Star Game - 9th inning - Fred McGriff plates Craig Biggio with a key home run. (0:42, Morgan, Costas - NBC)
Sep 5, 1995 - 7th inning - After a brawl the previous half-inning, Xavier Hernandez plunks Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell. (5:51, Worrell, Brown - Astros)
Sep 5, 1995 - 7th inning - ...and Derrick May makes the Reds pay. (2:46, Brown, Worrell - Astros)
Jul 24, 1996 - 10th inning - Rookie Ray Montgomery sends a game-winning two-run homer into the flowers. (3:08, Brown, Worrell - Astros)
Aug 24, 1996 - 9th inning - Tied 1-1 against the Cards, the Astros face Todd Stottlemeyer. Orlando Miller dings a walkoff, two-run homer to stun the Cardinals. (3:54, Brennaman, Brenly - Fox)
Sep 25, 1997 - 7th inning - Brad Ausmus jacks a three-run homer against the Cubs' Jeremi Gonzalez. (3:10, Lewin, Stone - Cubs)
Sep 25, 1997 - 9th inning - With Mike Hampton closing, the Astros clinch their first division championship in eleven years. (3:37, Lewin, Stone - Cubs)
1997 NLDS Game 1 - 5th inning - Facing Greg Maddux, pitcher Darryl Kile bloops a single to center, driving in Tony Eusebio. (1:22, Miller, Morgan - ESPN)
1997 NLDS Game 2 - 4th inning - Brad Ausmus hits a two-run double to center off Tom Glavine. Mike Hampton then singles him in. (3:55, Miller, Jackson - ESPN)
1997 NLDS Game 3 - 7th inning - Speedster Chuck Carr bulks up against John Smoltz. (1:28, Kennedy, Miller - ESPN)
May 6, 1998 - 9th inning - Kerry Wood strikes out Derek Bell to tie the MLB record with 20 strikeouts in a nine-inning game. (1:34, Caray, Stone - Cubs)
1998 All-Star Game - 2nd inning - Cal Ripken, Jr., hits a grounder to second-baseman Craig Biggio, who starts a double play. (0:47, Costas, Morgan - NBC)
1998 All-Star Game - 3rd inning - Craig Biggio gets plunked on the elbow by Roger Clemens. (1:25, Costas, Morgan - NBC)
1998 All-Star Game - 9th inning - Moises Alou whiffs against Anaheim's Troy Percival for the final out. (0:55, Costas - NBC)
Jul 15, 1998 - 9th inning - Players and fans react after Billy Wagner is hit in the head by a line drive. (4:22, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Aug 2, 1998 - 7th inning - Pittsburgh's Keith Osik becomes Randy Johnson's 12th strikeout victim in Johnson's debut as an Astro. (1:21, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Sep 25, 1998 - 1st inning - Derek Bell hits a two-run homer against Kevin Tapani. (1:12, Caray, Stone - Cubs)
1998 NLDS Game 1 Bill Spiers, having reached on a double, advances to third on Moises Alou's infield single, then scores on Ken Caminiti's errant throw to first. (1:08, Miller, Morgan - ESPN)
1998 NLDS Game 2 - 9th inning - Facing San Diego's Trevor Hoffman, Bill Spiers singles to right, driving in Ricky Gutierrez with the game-winning run. (6:28, Miller, Morgan - ESPN)
1999 All-Star Game - 2nd inning - Jeff Bagwell returns to Boston and faces Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez. (2:26, Buck, McCarver - Fox)
1999 All-Star Game - 4th inning - Jeff Bagwell faces David Cone with a runner aboard. (1:24, Buck, Brenly, McCarver - Fox)
1999 All-Star Game - 8th inning - Billy Wagner appears in relief of Trevor Hoffman. (3:42, Buck, McCarver, Brenly - Fox)
1999 NLDS Game 1 - 6th inning - Daryle Ward stuns the Braves with a home run off Greg Maddux. (0:57, Miller - ESPN)
1999 NLDS Game 1 - 9th inning - Carl Everett drives in Matt Mieske before Ken Caminiti adds icing to the cake. (1:48, Miller, Sutcliffe - ESPN)
1999 NLDS Game 2 - 2nd inning - Ken Caminiti homers against Kevin Millwood for the only Houston hit of the game. (1:22, Miller, Morgan - ESPN)
1999 NLDS Game 3 - 1st inning - Tony Eusebio draws a bases-loaded walk as Houston builds an early lead. (0:17, Sutcliffe, Miller - ESPN)
1999 NLDS Game 3 - 7th inning - Bill Spiers ties the game as Jose Lima leads the cheers. (1:32, Sutcliffe, Miller - ESPN)

2000-2009
Apr 1, 2003 - 2nd inning - Jeff Kent homers to right in his first at-bat as an Astro. (0:38, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Apr 18, 2003 - 8th inning - Craig Biggio hits his 200th career homer. (1:16, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Apr 19, 2003 - 12th inning - Geoff Blum smacks his fifth hit of the game. (1:09, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Apr 26, 2003 - 10th inning - In Montreal, Jeff Bagwell garners the 2000th hit of his career and is saluted by the fans. (1:39, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
May 30, 2003 - 9th inning - Wade Miller finishes a complete-game two-hitter in which he fans 14 Cubs. (2:41, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 3, 2003 - 8th inning - Morgan Ensberg launches a grand slam against the Orioles. (2:28, Brown, Worrell - Astros)
Jun 8, 2003 - 9th inning - Against Tampa Bay, Billy Wagner notches his 200th career save. (5:15, Brown, Worrell - Astros)
Jun 11, 2003 - 8th inning - Octavio Dotel strikes out his fourth batter in a single half-inning. (0:52, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 11, 2003 - 9th inning - Billy Wagner finishes off a six-pitcher no-hitter against the Yankees, the first ever in MLB history. (7:16, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 27, 2003 - 5th inning - Dave Matranga homers in his first major league at-bat. (1:58, Lewin, Grieve - Rangers)
2003 All-Star Game - 7th inning - In Chicago, Billy Wagner gives up a homer to Jason Giambi. (4:11, Buck, McCarver - Fox)
Jul 7, 2003 - 4th inning - Eric Bruntlett hits his first major-league homer. (1:17, Brown, Worrell - Astros)
Jul 10, 2003 - 4th inning - Craig Biggio hits the 500th double of his career. (1:41, Brown, Worrell - Astros)
Jul 20, 2003 - 5th inning - Jeff Bagwell hits the 400th homer of his career, and his second of the game. (2:12, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Sep 16, 2003 - 7th inning - In Colorado, Richard Hidalgo dings his third tater of the night. (0:58, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Apr 9, 2004 - 6th inning - Jeff Bagwell hits a grand slam, in the same inning that he had already doubled. (1:30, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
May 8, 2004 - 1st inning - Craig Biggio gets the 2500th hit of his career. (1:35, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 13, 2004 - 7th inning - Brad Lidge strikes out four Brewers in a single half-inning. (2:45, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 27, 2004 - 1st inning - Carlos Beltran pays an early dividend on his midseason trade from Kansas City. (3:51 - Lewin, Grieve - Rangers)
Jul 2, 2004 - 8th inning - Morgan Ensberg's home run drought ends at a good time. (3:43 - ?, Grieve - Rangers)
2004 All-Star Game - 2nd inning - Lance Berkman grounds to first, then Jeff Kent lines to second. (1:40, Buck, McCarver - Fox)
2004 All-Star Game - 4th inning - Lance Berkman flies out to left, Jeff Kent singles to center, and Carlos Beltran singles to left. Kent and Beltran later score. (7:13, Buck, McCarver - Fox)
Aug 19, 2004 - 5th inning - With the bases loaded and no outs, Morgan Ensberg, Jeff Kent, and Mike Lamb pull off an around-the-horn triple play. (1:34, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Sep 23, 2004 - 9th inning - Lance Berkman homers in the ninth off the Giants' Dustin Hermanson to help save the season. (2:01, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Oct 3, 2004 - 9th inning - Brad Lidge wraps up the Wild Card berth on the last day of the regular season. (2:10, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
2004 NLDS Game 1 - 3rd inning - Jeff Bagwell smacks an RBI double then Lance Berkman follows with a two-run homer. (2:06, O'Brien, Justice - ESPN)
2004 NLDS Game 3 - 3rd inning - Carlos Beltran continues his hot post-season hitting. (1:05, O'Brien, Justice - ESPN)
2004 NLDS Game 4 - 2nd inning - Craig Biggio takes advantage of the home field to launch a home run. (2:55, Miller, Morgan - ESPN)
2004 NLDS Game 5 - 6th inning - Carlos Beltran slams his second homer of the decisive fifth game. (1:28, Lewin, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLDS Game 5 - 7th inning - The Astros bombard Atlanta's bullpen with two outs to blow the game open. (5:43, Lewin, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLDS Game 5 - 7th inning - After a pitching change, the onslaught continues while the announcers reflect on Ken Caminiti's passing. (3:05, Lewin, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLDS Game 5 - 9th inning - For the first time in eight tries, the Astros win a postseason series. (2:38, Lewin, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 1 - 9th inning - Mike Lamb swats the fourth Houston homer of the night, though in a losing cause. (0:29, Brennaman - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 2 - 1st inning - Carlos Beltran homers off Matt Morris. (1:16, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 2 - 4th inning - Morgan Ensberg hits a solo shot. (1:47, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 2 - 7th inning - After Lance Berkman steals third, Morgan Ensberg plates him with a single through the gap. (3:40, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 3 - 1st inning - Lance Berkman singles, plating Carlos Beltran, then Jeff Kent launches a two-run shot to the left field porch. (5:25, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 3 - 8th inning - Carlos Beltran homers to center. (1:22, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 3 - 8th inning - Lance Berkman dings a solo shot to the Crawford Boxes. (1:46, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 4 - 3rd inning - Lance Berkman doubles to center, scoring Carlos Beltran and Jeff Bagwell. (1:29, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 4 - 6th inning - Jose Vizcaino doubles down the left field line. Raul Chavez hits an excuse-me single to center to score Vizcaino. (2:56, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 4 - 7th inning - Facing Julian Tavarez, Carlos Beltran lifts a shoetop pitch into the Astros' bullpen in right-center. Up next, Jeff Bagwell nearly gets beaned, walks. (5:25, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 5 - 7th inning - Carlos Beltran makes a web-gem diving catch to rob Edgar Renteria. (1:13, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 5 - 8th inning - Brandon Backe fans John Mabry. (1:11, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 5 - 9th inning - After an intentional walk to Lance Berkman, Jeff Kent breaks a scoreless tie with a walkoff three-run homer off Jason Isringhausen. (3:05, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 6 - 1st inning - Carlos Beltran steals second, moves to third on a bloop by Jeff Bagwell and comes home on a sacrifice fly by Lance Berkman. (2:48, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 6 - 3rd inning - Carlos Beltran bangs one off the wall then Jeff Bagwell doubles to tie the game. (2:47, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 6 - 4th inning - Mike Lamb hits one deep but foul then straightens it out. (1:50, Brennaman, Myers, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 6 - 9th inning - After walking Carlos Beltran, Jeff Bagwell ties the game with a single that scores Morgan Ensberg. (2:31, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2004 NLCS Game 7 - 1st inning - Craig Biggio starts the seventh game with a leadoff homer but it is all downhill from there. (2:07, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
Oct 2, 2005 - 9th inning - Brad Lidge gets the final out to wrap up the Wild Card. (1:05, Brown - Astros)
2005 NLDS Game 1 - 3rd inning - Morgan Ensberg drives in two of his five runs in the game. (0:44, O'Brien, Karros - ESPN)
2005 NLDS Game 3 - 3rd inning - Mike Lamb breaks up a 2-2 tie with a home run. (1:39, Lewin, Lyons - Fox)
2005 NLDS Game 4 - 8th inning - Down by five runs, Lance Berkman gets the Astros back in the game. (2:25, O'Brien, Sutcliffe - ESPN)
2005 NLDS Game 4 - 9th inning - Down to their final out, Brad Ausmus comes through. (2:44, O'Brien, Sutcliffe - ESPN)
2005 NLDS Game 4 - 18th inning - Chris Burke makes postseason history. (3:15, O'Brien, Sutcliffe - ESPN)
2005 NLCS Game 2 - 7th inning - Roy Oswalt gets out of a jam to preserve a slim lead. (1:21, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2005 NLCS Game 2 - 8th inning - Chris Burke and Adam Everett add insurance runs while Reggie Sanders of the Cardinals takes a tumble. (1:40, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2005 NLCS Game 3 - 6th inning - Mike Lamb and Jason Lane combine to give Houston the lead. (1:31, Brennaman, Lyons - Fox)
2005 NLCS Game 4 - 9th inning - Outstanding Astros defense wraps up a tight 2-1 thriller. (3:54, Brennaman, Brenly, Lyons - Fox)
2005 NLCS Game 5 - 7th inning - Lance Berkman hits the homer that should have won the pennant. (1:33, Brenly, Brennaman - Fox)
2005 NLCS Game 6 - 3rd inning - Craig Biggio and the Astros take an early lead they will not relinquish. (1:36, Brennaman, Lyons - Fox)
2005 NLCS Game 6 - 9th inning - Jason Lane squeezes the final out to put the Astros in their first World Series. (1:02, Brennaman, Brenly - Fox)
2005 World Series Game 1 - 3rd inning - Lance Berkman rips a double to tie the game. (0:48, Buck, McCarver - Fox)
2005 World Series Game 2 - 9th inning - Down to their last out, Jose Vizcaino comes off the bench to even the score. (1:48, Buck McCarver - Fox)
2005 World Series Game 3 - 14th inning - Morgan Ensberg turns in a defensive gem before Geoff Blum breaks Houston's heart. (2:15, Buck, McCarver - Fox)
2005 World Series Game 4 - 9th inning - Juan Uribe makes two great plays to clinch the Series for the White Sox. (2:40, Buck, McCarver - Fox)
Jun 28, 2007 - 7th inning - Craig Biggio gets the 3,000th hit of his career. (2:58, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)

Miscellaneous videos:
AstrosDaily on CNN. This website gets some media attention when threatened by Major League Baseball Properties in 2002.
Wrekk.com's tribute to the Astros' 2005 postseason.
KRIV Fox 26 gets in on the act.
Gene Elston's Cooperstown speech in acceptance of the 2006 Ford C. Frick Award.
Bob Aspromonte: Blind Faith. Excerpted from a 2008 documentary, this re-tells the special relationship between Bob Aspromonte and a boy blinded by lightning. (9:52, Fox Sports Net (caution: large file)
1999 Farewell to Astrodome video (2:09)
1965 Opening Day newsreel. Featuring the then-new Astrodome (1:35, PublicDomainFootage.com)
1966(?) Promotional Astrodome video (Part 1 of 2) Narrated by Gene Elston (9:21)
1966(?) Promotional Astrodome video (Part 2 of 2) Narrated by Gene Elston (7:26)
September 6, 1988: Astrodome Home Run Spectacular plays for the final time (1:36)
Collection of early Astrodome scoreboard videos (10:03)
1985 Astros commercial (0:30)
Burger King commercial (Phil Garner, Glenn Davis, Milo Hamilton) (0:29)
Whataburger commercial (Jose Cruz) (0:30)
Early Astrodome staff uniforms (1:16)
MMP Intro video, early 2000s (2:11)
Stevie Ray Vaughan plays the National Anthem, April 19, 1985 (3:39)
Trailer for the Dome Movie (3:52)
KUHT Channel 8 looks into the future of the Astrodome (26:46)
Joe Niekro Foundation Tribute Video (5:24)

Vintage Audio Clips
Most of these audio clips come from the personal collection of Gene Elston, Bob Hulsey and others who have generously supplied these vintage clips of Astros radio broadcasts

Gene Elston remix A collection of audio clips of Gene Elston's tenure as Voice of the Astros from 1962 to 1986. Remixed by Bob Green (13:58)

1962
Apr 11, 1962 Hal Smith drives in two during Colt .45s second official game. (0:45, Helfer - Colts)
Apr 11, 1962 Turk Farrell saves the game in the ninth. (0:37, Helfer - Colts)
Apr 12, 1962 Dean Stone blanks Cubs for series sweep.(0:51, Elston - Colts)
Apr 24, 1962 Don Taussig's homer trips the Cards.(0:41, Passe - Colrs)
Apr 25, 1962 Merritt Ranew homers to force a tie with St. Louis.(0:55, Elston - Colts)
May 10, 1962 Roman Mejias belts first inside-the-park HR in team history.(0:32, Helfer - Colts)
May 21, 1962 Jim Golden downs the Mets with a complete game.(0:56, Nelson - Mets)
Jun 9, 1962 Roman Mejias' homer excites Loel Passe and Colt Stadium.(0:46, Passe - Colts)
Jun 10, 1962 Don Buddin socks Houston's first grand slam.(0:53, Helfer - Colts)
Jun 14, 1962 Al Spangler caps a seven-run first inning against New York.(0:29, Nelson - Mets)
Jun 20, 1962 Norm Larker swats a grand slam off Juan Marichal.(0:38, Helfer - Colts)
Jul 3, 1962 Jim Pendleton and Bob Aspromonte hit back-to-back shots.(1:20, Elston - Colts)
Jul 6, 1962 Hal Woodeshick nails down a shutout of Cincinnati.(0:48, Elston - Colts)
Jul 15, 1962 Don McMahon closes out a win over the Cubs.(0:35, Elston - Colts)
Jul 18, 1962 Jim Campbell gets his first big league hit.(0:25, Elston - Colts)
Jul 20, 1962 Roman Mejias smacks the game-winner in the ninth inning.(2:26, Elston - Colts)
Sep 8, 1962 Turk Farrell stuns the Mets with a home run.(0:44, Murphy - Mets)
Sep 8, 1962 Mistakes are common for expansion teams.(1:13, Murphy - Mets)
Sep 18, 1962 Joey Amalfitano and Merritt Ranew bomb New York.(1:17, Murphy - Mets)
Sep 23, 1962 Jim Umbricht rings up the 1,000th strikeout of the season.(0:49, Elston - Colts)

1963
Apr 9, 1963 Rusty Staub's first big league hit comes on Opening Day.(0:38, Passe - Colts)
May 17, 1963 Don Nottebart gets Houston's first no-hitter.(0:40, Elston - Colts)
Jun 2, 1963 Hal Woodeshick closes a 17-inning win over Milwaukee.(0:40, Herskowitz - Colts)
Jun 3, 1963 Rusty Staub's first major league homer is off a Hall-of-Famer.(0:26, Passe - Colts)
Jun 7, 1963 Carl Warwick beats the Giants in the tenth inning.(0:31, Elston - Colts)
Jul 4, 1963 Jim Campbell belts a grand slam against the Reds.(0:49, Elston - Colts)
Jul 10, 1963 Jim Wynn slaps his first hit in the big leagues.(0:23, Elston - Colts)
Jul 26, 1963 Bob Aspromonte hits a grand slam for a boy in the stands.(1:43, Elston - Colts)
Aug 26, 1963 Rookie John Bateman makes a tour of the bases.(0:58, Passe - Colts)
Nov 1, 1963 Judge Roy Hofheinz speaks at the topping of the domed stadium.(0:34, Hofheinz, Elston)

1964
Apr 13, 1964 Lineups and first pitch, traditional season opener in Cincy. (Eddie Kasko, Nellie Fox, Pete Runnels, Walt Bond, Rusty Staub, Jim Wynn, Bob Aspromonte, John Bateman, Ken Johnson)(0:42,Elston - Colts)
Apr 16, 1964 Jim Wynn makes a fine catch in center field.(0:15, Passe - Colts)
Apr 22, 1964 Skinny Brown closes a shutout for Bob Bruce.(0:36, Elston - Colts)
Apr 23, 1964 Ken Johnson loses a no-hitter as Johnny Weekly fans.(0:46, Elston - Colts)
May 14, 1964 Hal Woodeshick earns the save against the Giants.(0:11, Elston - Colts)
May 19, 1964 Rusty Staub lends a glove to another Hal Woodeshick save.(0:25, Elston - Colts)
May 23, 1964 Ken Johnson whitewashes the Mets.(0:31, Elston - Colts)
Jun 11, 1964 Bob Aspromonte belts another grand slam to top the Reds.(0:25, Passe - Colts)
Jun 21, 1964 Rusty Staub has a two-homer performance in Milwaukee.(0:44, Elston - Colts)
Sep 3, 1964 Legendary Don Larsen blanks the Phillies.(0:27, Elston - Colts)
Sep 7, 1964 Walt Bond drives home a pair during a twinbill in New York.(1:01, Nelson - Mets)
Sep 27, 1964 Joe Morgan stretches out to snare a blooper.(0:19, Elston - Colts)
Sep 27, 1964 Jim Wynn drives home Rusty Staub, sealing a 12-inning shutout for Bob Bruce and sending Colt Stadium out with a win.(1:02, Elston - Colts)

1965
1965 The new Astrodome features a giant scoreboard with a Home Run Spectacular.(0:47)
Apr 9, 1965 Dick Farrell opens the Astrodome against the New York Yankees.(0:45,Elston - Astros)
Apr 9, 1965 Ron Brand triples for the first official Houston hit under glass.(1:23, Kalas - Astros)
Apr 9, 1965 Nellie Fox wins the first game in the Astrodome with a base hit in the 12th.(0:53, Elston - Astros)
Apr 28, 1965 Mets announcer Lindsay Nelson calls the game from the Dome's ceiling.(1:31, Nelson, Kiner - Mets)
Jun 30, 1965 Pitcher Turk Farrell gets a hit in his sixth straight game.(0:25, Elston - Astros)
Jun 30, 1965 Jim Wynn steals home against San Francisco.(0:45, Elston - Astros)
Jul 2, 1965 Joe Morgan swipes a base against the Dodgers.(0:22, Elston - Astros)
Jul 22, 1965 Larry Dierker finishes his first complete game as a big leaguer.(0:58, Elston - Astros)
Aug 9, 1965 Robin Roberts shuts out his old teammates in his Astros debut.(1:19, Elston - Astros)

1966
Apr 24, 1966 San Francisco's Willie Mays tags Jim Owens for a milestone.(0:28,Elston - Astros)
Jun 21, 1966 Sonny Jackson gets his first homer in exciting fashion.(0:33, Elston - Astros)
Jul 3, 1966 Rusty Staub breaks the club hitting streak mark of Roman Mejias.(0:18, Elston - Astros)
Jul 17, 1966 Lee Maye slaps a double against the Mets.(0:17, Kiner - Mets)
Jul 17, 1966 Rusty Staub and Felix Mantilla spark a three-run rally.(1:12, Kiner - Mets)
Aug 13, 1966 Dave Giusti completes a one-hit masterpiece against the Giants.(0:42, Elston - Astros)

1967
Jun 11, 1967 Jim Wynn hits another mammoth blast - this time stopping traffic.(0:17, Passe - Astros)
Jun 18, 1967 Don Wilson fans Hank Aaron to cap his first no-hitter.(1:37, Elston - Astros)
Jul 11, 1967 Jim Wynn gets the first hit for an Astro in an All-Star Game.(1:36, Simpson, Kubek - NBC Radio)
Jul 11, 1967 Mike Cuellar fans Brooks Robinson in the 1967 All-Star Game.(1:46, Simpson, Kubek - NBC Radio)
Jul 14, 1967 Eddie Mathews slams the 500th homer of his career.(1:05, Kalas - Astros)
Jul 23, 1967 Jim Wynn hits a monster shot out of the deepest part of Forbes Field.(0:46,Kalas - Astros Audio courtesy of the Houston Astros)
Jul 31, 1967 Ron Davis blasts a solo shot against New York.(0:57, Nelson - Mets)
Jul 31, 1967 Doug Rader gets a hit in his first major league at bat.(1:00, Nelson - Mets)

1968
Apr 15, 1968 Bob Aspromonte breaks a scoreless tie in the 24th inning.(0:58, Elston - Astros)
Jul 9, 1968 Rusty Staub pinch-hits at the All-Star Game in the Astrodome.(1:14, Simpson, Elston - NBC Radio)
Jul 9, 1968 Houston fans salute Mickey Mantle prematurely at the All-Star Game.(1:57, Simpson, Kubek, Elston � NBC Radio)
Jul 14, 1968 Don Wilson fans Cincy's Johnny Bench for his 18th strikeout.(1:14, Elston - Astros)
1968 Commercial announcing the opening of AstroWorld.(0:59)

1969
May 1, 1969 Don Wilson finishes his "revenge" no-hitter in Cincinnati.(0:56, Elston - Astros)
May 4, 1969 Fred Gladding finishes a game in which the Astros tie a record with seven double plays against the Giants.(1:00, Elston - Astros)
Jul 30, 1969 Denis Menke and Jim Wynn smash two grand slams in the same inning.(1:00, Nelson - Mets)
Jul 30, 1969 Larry Dierker takes Nolan Ryan deep during a ten-run outburst.(1:00, Nelson - Mets)
Aug 3, 1969 Joe Morgan laces a triple against the Expos.(0:29, Van Horne, Taylor - Expos)
Aug 3, 1969 Curt Blefary smacks a homer out of Parc Jarry in Montreal.(1:00, Van Horne - Expos)
Sep 30, 1969 Norm Miller takes Don Sutton of the Dodgers deep.(1:00, Scully - Dodgers)
Sep 30, 1969 Denny Lemaster and Joe Morgan seal Houston's first 81-win season.(0:37, Scully - Dodgers)
1969 Astros network sign-off.(0:10, Elston - Astros)

1970
Apr 12, 1970 Jim Wynn and Joe Pepitone take Atlanta's Phil Niekro deep. (2:06, Passe - Astros)
Apr 12, 1970 Doug Rader caps the evening with Houston's fifth blast of the game. (0:56, Elston - Astros)
Apr 15, 1970 Rookie John Mayberry belts the first two homers of his career. (Joe Pepitone, Denis Menke)(1:12, Elston - Astros)
Apr 15, 1970 Joe Morgan makes a dazzling defensive stop against the Giants. (Fred Gladding)(0:31, Elston - Astros)
Apr 19, 1970 Jim Wynn comes up with a defensive gem of his own. (Joe Pepitone)(0:45, Passe - Astros)
Jun 30, 1970 Doug Rader gets the assist ranging far to his left. (1:12, Elston - Astros)
Jul 6, 1970 Cesar Cedeno cracks his first big league home run. (0:50, Kalas - Astros)

1971
Apr 7, 1971 Roger Metzger gets his first big league hit. (0:21, Passe - Astros)
Jul 16, 1971 Astros turn their first triple play in franchise history. (Jack Billingham, Roger Metzger, Denis Menke, Doug Rader)(1:10, Kiner - Mets)
Jul 23, 1971 Jim Wynn launches a home run in New York off Nolan Ryan. (Roger Metzger)(0:54, Kiner - Mets)
Jul 23, 1971 Don Wilson retires Bob Aspromonte to finish a three-hitter. (Jim Wynn)(1:18, Nelson - Mets)
Aug 4, 1971 Ken Forsch blanks Los Angeles for his first career shutout. (Cesar Cedeno, Roger Metzger)(0:43, Elston - Astros)
Sep 29, 1971 Bob Watson knocks the Dodgers out of the pennant race. (0:31, Scully - Dodgers)

1972
Apr 21, 1972 Cesar Cedeno robs a home run from Willie Mays. (Don Wilson)(0:48, Simmons - Giants)
Apr 22, 1972 Dave A. Roberts hurls a shutout for his first win as an Astro. (0:50, Simmons - Giants)
Apr 24, 1972 Johnny Edwards ends a thriller against the Cubs. (Larry Dierker)(0:46, Elston - Astros)
May 23, 1972 Pitcher Tom Griffin tags a homer in San Diego. (0:42, Elston,Passe - Astros)
Jun 2, 1972 Larry Dierker chalks up his 1,000th strikeout in Montreal. (Johnny Edwards)(0:41, Passe - Astros)
Jun 18, 1972 Jerry Reuss' no-hit bid is broken up in the ninth inning. (Doug Rader, Bob Watson)(1:06, Elston - Astros)
Jun 19, 1972 Larry Dierker blanks the Mets to achieve a two-day milestone. (Cesar Cedeno, Jerry Reuss)(0:39, Elston - Astros)
Jun 26, 1972 Doug Rader launches his first home run of the night. (0:18, Elston- Astros)
Jun 26, 1972 Astros tie a club record in the same game. (Doug Rader)(1:00, Passe - Astros)
Jul 3, 1972 Doug Rader commits larceny with his glove. (0:28, Passe - Astros)
Jul 4, 1972 Cesar Cedeno takes a hit away from Willie Stargell. (Larry Dierker)(0:38, Elston - Astros)
Jul 4, 1972 Larry Dierker reaches a pitching milestone. (Doug Rader)(0:36, Elston - Astros)
Jul 18, 1972 Cesar Cedeno whacks an inside-the-park homer. (Roger Metzger)(0:29, Passe - Astros)
Aug 2, 1972 Cesar Cedeno becomes the first Astro to hit for the cycle. (Roger Metzger)(Elston - Astros)
Aug 25, 1972 Jim Wynn swats his 200th career homer. (Cesar Cedeno)(0:12, Elston- Astros)

1973
May 7, 1973 Tommy Helms makes a big defensive stop against Atlanta. (0:20, Elston - Astros)
Jun 15, 1973 Lee May notches his 1,000th career hit. (0:35, Passe - Astros)
Jun 21, 1973 Tommy Helms belts a grand slam in San Diego. (0:20, Passe - Astros)
Jun 21, 1973 Lee May tops hits his third homer of the day. (0:36, Elston - Astros)
Jun 24, 1973 Cesar Cedeno takes the Giants deep with the sacks full. (Bob Watson)(0:29, Astros)
Jul 29, 1973 Lee May hits a tater against the Braves. (0:18, Elston - Astros)
Aug 1, 1973 J.R. Richard blanks the Dodgers for his first shutout. (Doug Rader)(0:29, Elston - Astros)
Sep 29, 1973 Atlanta's Hank Aaron homers off Jerry Reuss for Number 713. (1:01, Passe - Astros)

1974
Apr 22, 1974 Cesar Cedeno socks another home run against the Braves. (0:56, Elston - Astros)
May 8, 1974 Doug Rader turns the Pirates around in the 12th inning. (0:37, Elston - Astros)
May 22, 1974 Milt May dooms the Padres with a grand slam. (Tommy Helms, Doug Rader) (0:52, Elston - Astros)
Jun 10,1974 Mike Schmidt hits a speaker above center field. (Tommy Helms, Cesar Cedeno)(0:33, Elston - Astros)
Jul 28, 1974 Roger Metzger makes one of his many defensive gems. (0:33, Elston - Astros)
Jul 30, 1974 Don Wilson claims the 100th win of his career. (Ken Forsch, Roger Metzger, Tommy Helms, Lee May)(0:53, Elston,Menke - Astros)
Aug 24, 1974 Dave A. Roberts ends the fastest game in team history. (Larry Milbourne)(0:35, Saam - Phillies)
Aug 28, 1974 Cliff Johnson sets a record with a pinch-hit homer. (0:40, Elston, Menke - Astros)

1975
May 4, 1975 Milt May hits the homer but Bob Watson gets the glory, scoring the one-millionth run in baseball. (0:56 - Astros)
May 31, 1975 Cliff Johnson finishes a 12-run outburst in Philly. (0:38, Elston - Astros)
July 15, 1975 Bob Watson bats in the All-Star game. (0:44, Gowdy, Kubek - NBC)
Aug 24, 1975 Cliff Johnson belts a homer in his fifth straight game. (1:10, Passe, Johnson - Astros)

1976
Apr 8, 1976 The Opening Day lineups in Cincinnati. (4:02, Elston - Astros)
Jun 1, 1976 Joaquin Andujar finishes his first big league win. (Enos Cabell)(0:57, Elston, Prince - Astros)
Jun 4, 1976 Mike Cosgrove sends the Cubs "down the chute". (Roger Metzger, Bob Watson, Rob Andrews)(1:06, Prince, Elston - Astros)
Jun 6, 1976 Joaquin Andujar blanks Chicago. (Rob Andrews, Bob Watson)(0:30, Elston - Astros)
Jul 2, 1976 Cesar Cedeno reaches the 1,000-hit plateau. (Rob Andrews, Bill Virdon)(0:52, Prince - Astros)
Jul 9, 1976 Ed Herrmann cracks his first home run as an Astro. (Jose Cruz, Larry Dierker)(1:05, Elston - Astros)
Jul 9, 1976 Larry Dierker finally gets his no-hitter. (Ed Herrmann, Bob Watson)(0:54, Elston, Prince - Astros)

1977
Apr 11, 1977 Joe Niekro closes out a triumph over the Reds. (Art Gardner)(0:39, Brennaman - Reds)
Jun 12, 1977 Cesar Cedeno breaks out of a slump against Tom Seaver. (1:00, Murphy - Mets)
Jun 20, 1977 J.R. Richard swats a home run versus Montreal. (0:33, Elston - Astros)
Jul 7, 1977 Pitcher Mark Lemongello finally gets his first hit. (0:26, Elston - Astros)
Jul 13, 1977 Jose Cruz ties the Dodgers with a home run. (0:51, Doggett - Dodgers)
Jul 13, 1977 Terry Puhl gets his first hit in his first game. (0:21, Elston - Astros)
Jul 13, 1977 In his first game, Terry Puhl scores the winning run thanks to Bob Watson. (1:00, Doggett - Dodgers)

1978
May 16, 1978 Terry Puhl and Enos Cabell team up against Steve Carlton. (1:06, Musser - Phillies)
Jun 28, 1978 Bob Watson breaks a scoreless tie with this shot. (Art Howe)(0:55, Nuxhall - Reds)
Jun 28, 1978 Tom Dixon records his first big league shutout. (Julio Gonzalez, Bob Watson)(0:19, Brennaman - Reds)
Sep 19, 1978 J.R. Richard sets a league strikeout mark. (0:38, Elston - Astros)
Sep 28, 1978 J.R. Richard reaches 300 strikeouts against Atlanta. (Bruce Bochy)(0:40, Elston - Astros)

1979
Apr 7, 1979 Ken Forsch no-hits the Braves in the season's second game. (Craig Reynolds)(0:19, Van Wieren - Braves)
Jul 4, 1979 Joaquin Andujar and Cesar Cedeno set off fireworks. (Terry Puhl, J.R. Richard)(1:54, Brennaman - Reds)
Jul 4, 1979 Joe Sambito seals Houston's first-ever ten-game lead. (Art Howe, Joaquin Andujar)(0:46, Brennaman - Reds)
Jul 6, 1979 Denny Walling retaliates for all hit batsmen. (Enos Cabell)(0:24, Elston - Astros)
Jul 29, 1979 Cesar Cedeno drives in J.R. Richard to beat the Dodgers. (1:37, Elston- Astros)
Aug 3, 1979 J.R. Richard fans 15 Braves to tie a personal best. (0:34, Elston - Astros)
Aug 5, 1979 Art Howe sets a club mark while a run scores. (Alan Ashby, Enos Cabell)(0:34, Elston - Astros)
Aug 5, 1979 Jose Cruz adds onto a club record the next inning. (Enos Cabell)(0:24, Elston - Astros)
Aug 14, 1979 Joaquin Andujar surprises Montreal's Bill Lee. (Art Howe, Julio Gonzalez)(0:50, Elston - Astros)
Aug 25, 1979 Craig Reynolds breaks the team record for sacrifices. (Cesar Cedeno)(0:48, Elston - Astros)
Sep 1, 1979 J.R. Richard puts the Astros back into first place. (Enos Cabell)(0:40, Kiner - Mets)
Sep 8, 1979 Danny Heep gets his first hit in the major leagues. (Enos Cabell)(0:32, Staats - Astros)
Sep 25, 1979 J.R. Richard reaches 300 strikeouts for the second straight season. (Enos Cabell, Luis Pujols)(0:35, Elston - Astros)

1980
Apr 10, 1980 Opening Day intro, 1980 (0:54, Elston - Astros)
Apr 10, 1980 Terry Puhl starts off the season with a solo homer off Los Angeles. (0:58, Elston - Astros)
Apr 10, 1980 Jose Cruz hits the team's second homer in the season opener. (1:05, Elston - Astros)
Jun 6, 1980 J.R. Richard fans 13 Giants in a shutout victory. (0:58, Elston - Astros)
Jun 11, 1980 J.R. Richard runs his scoreless string to 31-2/3rd innings by blanking the Cubs. (Cesar Cedeno) (0:28, Elston - Astros)
Jun 25, 1980 Alan Ashby's RBI hit starts a lengthy rundown. (Enos Cabell, Art Howe) (0:38, Elston - Astros)
Jul 4, 1980 Nolan Ryan notches his 3,000th career strikeout against Cesar Geronimo. (0:26, Staats - Astros)
Jul 14, 1980 In his final start as an Astro, J.R. Richard doesn't feel well. (Bill Virdon, Luis Pujols, Gordon Pladson) (0:58, Staats - Astros)
Jul 18, 1980 Joe Morgan ties a legend with his 1,508th career walk. (0:21, Elston - Astros)
Jul 25, 1980 Enos Cabell and Alan Ashby cap a seven-run ninth-inning comeback in Montreal. (Jose Cruz, Jeff Leonard, Joe Morgan) (0:49, Staats - Astros)
Aug 15, 1980 Dave Smith gets the final out to finish a 20-inning marathon at San Diego. (Joe Morgan) (0:49, Elston - Astros)
Aug 23, 1980 Joe Niekro beats the Cubs with his pitching and his bat. (Enos Cabell) (0:58, Elston - Astros)
Sep 6, 1980 Jose Cruz belts a grand slam against St. Louis. (Vern Ruhle, Rafael Landestoy, Enos Cabell) (0:25, Elston - Astros)
Sep 18, 1980 Joe Morgan punishes his ex-teammates with a home run in Cincinnati. (0:50, Elston - Astros)
Sep 27, 1980 Dave Smith strikes out Cincinnati's Ray Knight as their magic number dwindles. (0:57, Elston - Astros)
Oct 6, 1980 Art Howe's homer breaks open the one-game playoff at Los Angeles. (Cesar Cedeno) (0:47, Michaels - ABC-TV)
Oct 6, 1980 Joe Niekro clinches the first division title in team history. (Dave Bergman) (0:43, Staats - Astros)
Oct 8, 1980 NLCS Game 2 - Dave Bergman delivers a clutch extra-inning triple. (Jose Cruz, Cesar Cedeno) (0:34, Musser - Phillies)
Oct 10, 1980 NLCS Game 3 - Denny Walling drives in Rafael Landestoy with the game-winner as Houston gains a 2-1 series lead. (0:21, Elston - Astros)
Oct 11, 1980 NLCS Game 4 - Vern Ruhle starts a triple play that wasn't. (Art Howe, Enos Cabell) (1:12, Drysdale, Cosell - ABC-TV)
Oct 11, 1980 NLCS Game 4 - Pete Rose wins a home-plate collision with Bruce Bochy for the game-winner. (Jose Cruz) (0:50, Jackson, Cosell - ABC-TV)
Oct 12, 1980 NLCS Game 5 - Art Howe breaks open a three-run lead in the seventh inning of the deciding game. (Denny Walling) (0:22, Ashburn - Phillies)
Oct 12, 1980 NLCS Game 5 - After the Phillies pulled ahead, Jose Cruz ties it again. (Terry Puhl, Rafael Landestoy) (0:31, Kalas - Phillies)
Oct 12, 1980 NLCS Game 5 - Enos Cabell makes the last out as the Astros die in the 10th inning. (0:27, Musser - Phillies)

1981
May 16, 1981 Craig Reynolds spanks his third triple to tie a big league record. (Rafael Landestoy) (1:00, Lloyd - Cubs)
Aug 28, 1981 Craig Reynolds delivers the game-winner to topple the Phillies. (0:22, Elston - Astros)
Aug 29, 1981 Jose Cruz vexes the Phillies with game-winning heroics. (0:26, Staats - Astros)
Sep 26, 1981 Alan Ashby breaks open a scoreless tie against the Dodgers. (0:22, Elston - Astros)
Sep 26, 1981 Nolan Ryan sets a record with his fifth career no-hitter. (Art Howe) (0:51, Elston - Astros)
Oct 6, 1981 NLDS Game 1 - Tony Scott gives Houston the lead in the first divisional playoff series. (Alan Ashby, Nolan Ryan, Terry Puhl, Phil Garner) (1:07, Staats, Dierker - Astros)
Oct 6, 1981 NLDS Game 1 - Alan Ashby wins it with a dramatic two-run shot against Los Angeles. (Cesar Cedeno, Art Howe, Craig Reynolds) (1:39, Staats, Dierker - Astros)

1982
Jul 5, 1982 Phil Garner reminds the Pirates that they traded him away. (Ray Knight, Jose Cruz) (0:47, Elston - Astros)
Jul 5, 1982 Joe Niekro finishes off the victory after a shaky start. (Tony Scott)(0:41, Elston - Astros)
Jul 27, 1982 Heads-up baserunning by Ray Knight on a Terry Puhl hit provides the winning run. (0:32, Brennaman - Reds)
Jul 27, 1982 Nolan Ryan notches his 200th major league win against the Reds. (Phil Garner) (0:27, Brennaman - Reds)

1983
Apr 19, 1983 Pinch-hitter Harry Spilman stuns the Reds in the bottom of the ninth. (Kevin Bass, Alan Ashby, Bill Dawley) (1:19, Brennaman - Reds)
Apr 27, 1983 Nolan Ryan breaks the all-time strikout record of Walter Johnson. (0:10, Staats - Astros)
Sep 17, 1983 Jerry Mumphrey and Jose Cruz spoil "Johnny Bench Night" in Cincinnati. (1:02, Brennaman - Reds)
Sep 17, 1983 Frank DiPino strikes out Cincinnati's Alan Knicely, leading the team in saves. (Vern Ruhle, Bill Dawley, Alan Ashby) (1:07, Brennaman - Reds)

1984
Jul 24, 1984 Enos Cabell tees off during a big rally in San Francisco. (0:28, Elliot - Astros)
Jul 24, 1984 Jose Cruz ends the rally with the third Houston homer in a row. (Jerry Mumphrey, Enos Cabell, Phil Garner) (0:35, Elliott - Astros)
Aug 22, 1984 Bill Doran drives in two that put the Astros up on Chicago. (Mark Bailey, Craig Reynolds) (0:49, Hamilton - Cubs)
Aug 22, 1984 Jose Cruz completes an uprising with a grand slam into the Wrigley bleachers. (0:36, Hamilton - Cubs)
Sep 6, 1984 Craig Reynolds deposits a grand slam at Candlestick Park to slay the Giants. (Enos Cabell, Terry Puhl, Denny Walling, Jerry Mumphrey) (1:01, Elston - Astros)

1985
Apr 9, 1985 Nolan Ryan gets a special visitor during the Dome's 20th Anniversary. (Dickie Thon, Phil Garner) (0:45, Doggett - Dodgers)
Apr 9, 1985 Dickie Thon gets his first official hit since the previous year's beaning. (0:53, Doggett - Dodgers)
Jul 11, 1985 Nolan Ryan fans Danny Heep for the 4,000th strikeout of his career. (0:52, Dierker - Astros)
Aug 20, 1985 Mark Bailey helps to rout the Cardinals with a grand slam. (1:09, Buck, Hrabosky - Cardinals)

1986
Apr 22, 1986 Alan Ashby breaks a tie in Atlanta that leads to victory. (0:25, Elston - Astros)
Jul 19, 1986 Craig Reynolds sinks the Mets with a home run in the ninth. (0:09, Elston, Worrell - Astros)
Jul 20, 1986 Bill Doran scores the game-winner in the 15th inning. (Kevin Bass) (0:18, Trupiano - Astros)
Jul 21, 1986 Jose Cruz beats the Expos with his fourth hit. (Billy Hatcher) (0:32, Elston - Astros)
Jul 22, 1986 Glenn Davis makes it four straight wins in the final at bat. (0:31, Hamilton - Astros)
Sep 3, 1986 Billy Hatcher subdues the Cubs with his bat and his glove. (Craig Reynolds) (0:37, Trupiano - Astros)
Sep 23, 1986 Jim Deshaies completes a two-hitter to drop the magic number to two. (0:19, Hamilton - Astros)
Sep 25, 1986 Denny Walling gives Houston the lead as they hope to clinch. (0:35, Worrell - Astros)
Sep 25, 1986 Mike Scott clinches the division title with a no-hitter. (Glenn Davis) (1:24, Hamilton - Astros radio)
Sep 25, 1986 Mike Scott clinches the division title with a no-hitter. (Glenn Davis) (1:57, Elston - Astros TV)
Oct 5, 1986 Dave Smith locks up the 96th win of the season. (Bob Knepper) (1:01, Hamilton - Astros)
Oct 8, 1986 NLCS Game 1 - Glenn Davis homers off Dwight Gooden. (1:16, Elston, Dierker - Astros)
Oct 8, 1986 NLCS Game 1 - Mike Scott finishes an outstanding performance. (0:43, Jackson - ABC-TV)
Oct 11, 1986 NLCS Game 3 - Bill Doran builds an early lead in New York. (0:22, Jackson - ABC-TV)
Oct 12, 1986 NLCS Game 4 - Alan Ashby benefits from New York greed. (Glenn Davis, Kevin Bass, Jose Cruz, Dickie Thon) (1:23, Jackson, McCarver - ABC-TV)
Oct 12, 1986 NLCS Game 4 - Mike Scott silences the Mets again. (Alan Ashby, Billy Hatcher) (1:09, Elston, Dierker - Astros)
Oct 14, 1986 NLCS Game 5 - Fred Brocklander robs Houston of a critical run. (Craig Reynolds, Kevin Bass, Nolan Ryan) (1:15, Jackson, McCarver - ABC-TV)
Oct 14, 1986 NLCS Game 5 - Gary Carter drives home the winning run in the 12th. (Charley Kerfeld, Alan Ashby) (1:18, Elston - Astros)
Oct 15, 1986 NLCS Game 6 - The Astros and Mets head to extra innings again. (Billy Hatcher, Glenn Davis, Jose Cruz, Kevin Bass) (1:25, Elston, Dierker - Astros)
Oct 15, 1986 NLCS Game 6 - Billy Hatcher gives Houston new life in the 14th. (0:27, Jackson - ABC-TV)
Oct 15, 1986 NLCS Game 6 - Houston valiantly ends a run short in 16 innings. (Glenn Davis, Bill Doran, Mike Scott, Bob Knepper, Kevin Bass) (0:58, Jackson - ABC-TV)

1988
Apr 8, 1988 Glenn Davis goes deep to tie the Reds in the ninth. (0:14 - Brown - Astros)
Apr 10, 1988 Kevin Bass hits a grand slam in Cincinnati. (0:10 - Hamilton - Astros)
Apr 14, 1988 Glenn Davis beats the shift for his fifth RBI of the game. (0:10 - Brown - Astros)
Apr 27, 1988 Nolan Ryan loses his no-hit bid in the ninth. (1:19 - Brown, Cabell - Astros)
Apr 27, 1988 Craig Reynolds brings home Glenn Davis for the game-winner. (0:37 - Brown, Cabell - Astros)
Jun 12, 1988 Mike Scott loses his no-hit bid in the ninth. (1:06 - Hamilton - Astros)
Jul 19, 1988 Glenn Davis sends a blooper pitch into the seats. (0:14 - Hamilton, Dierker - Astros)
Aug 28, 1988 Rafael Ramirez makes a nice catch and turns two. (0:12 - Brown - Astros)
1988 Gerald Young steals home.

1989
Jun 3, 1989 Glenn Davis homers. (0:00 - Doggett - Dodgers)
Jun 3, 1989 Rafael Ramirez drives home the winner in a 22-inning marathon. (0:41, Brown, Worrell - Astros)
Jun 4, 1989 Craig Biggio sends a game into extra innings in dramatic fashion. (0:52, Brown, Cabell - Astros)
Jun 4, 1989 Craig Reynolds nails runner at plate from left field. (0:00, Brown, Worrell - Astros)
Jun 4, 1989 Mike Scott knocks in the game-winner (0:00 Brown - Astros)

1991
Apr 15, 1991 Jeff Bagwell hits his first major-league homer. (0:41, Brown, Dierker - Astros)

1992
Oct 4, 1992 Doug Jones finishes off an 81-81 season with his 36th save. (0:44, Brown, Worrell - Astros)

1993
Sep 8, 1993 Darryl Kile no-hits the Mets. (0:43 - Mets)
Sep 17, 1993 Pete Harnisch retires Derek Bell for his second one-hitter of the season. (0:26, Brown - Astros)

1994
Apr 4, 1994 Ken Caminiti drives home Steve Finley and Jeff Bagwell to win the season opener in 12 innings. (0:30, Brown - Astros)
Jun 24, 1994 Jeff Bagwell launches his third homer of the night in a 16-4 thrashing of the Dodgers. (0:18, Brown - Astros)

1999
May 15, 1999 Jeff Bagwell breaks a tie against San Francisco. (0:24, Brown - Astros)
Jul 4, 1999 Carl Everett homers left-handed against lefty Steve Avery. (0:15, Brown - Astros)
Sep 29, 1999 Billy Wagner turns two to put the Astros back into first place. (0:35, Brown - Astros)
Oct 2, 1999 Craig Biggio launches a homer. (0:15, Brennaman - Fox TV)
Oct 3, 1999 Jay Powell strikes out Raul Mondesi to clinch the division title. (1:59, Brown - Astros)
Oct 5, 1999 NLDS Game 1 - Daryle Ward takes Greg Maddux deep for an early Houston lead. (0:38, Miller - ESPN)
Oct 8, 1999 NLDS Game 3 - Walt Weiss stabs a hard shot from Tony Eusebio to get the force at home. (0:56, Miller - ESPN)
Oct 9, 1999 NLDS Game 4 - Ken Caminiti breathes life into a desperate Houston team. (0:24, Miller - ESPN)
Oct 9, 1999 NLDS Game 4 - Ken Caminiti flies out to end the 1999 season. (0:55, Miller - ESPN)

2000
Mar 30, 2000 Jeff Bagwell singles off Roger Clemens for the first hit at the new Enron Field. (0:47, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Mar 30, 2000 Daryle Ward wins the first game in the history of the new park. (1:13, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)

2001
Aug 4, 2001 Moises Alou breaks up a scoreless game against the Expos. (0:38, Price, Hague - Expos)
Aug 4, 2001 Rookie Roy Oswalt gets the complete game three-hitter against Montreal. (1:02, Price - Expos)
Oct 7, 2001 Richard Hidalgo homers off Darryl Kile in the final regular season game at St. Louis. (0:45, Hamilton, Ashby - Astros)
Oct 7, 2001 Jeff Bagwell adds to the lead against the Cardinals. (0:57, Hamilton - Astros)
Oct 7, 2001 Billy Wagner gets the last out to clinch the NL Central. (1:22, Hamilton, Ashby - Astros)
Oct 9, 2001 NLDS Game 1 - Brad Ausmus shocks Greg Maddux and ties up the game in the fifth. (1:07, - Braves)

2005
May 15, 2005 Morgan Ensberg belts his third homer of the game. (0:21, Ashby - Astros)
Jul 25, 2005 Craig Biggio and Lance Berkman go back-to-back twice against Philadelphia. (1:27, Brown, Dierker - Astros)
Sep 7, 2005 Craig Biggio stuns the Phillies with a dramatic three-run shot off Billy Wagner. (0:30, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Sep 16, 2005 Jeff Bagwell returns from shoulder surgery to beat Milwaukee with a walk-off RBI single. (0:27, Brown, Dierker - Astros)

2006
Jul 28, 2006 Luke Scott hits for the cycle against the Diamondbacks. (1:48, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Aug 27, 2006 Willy Taveras sets the franchise record with a 30-game hitting streak. (0:47, Raymond, Dolan - Astros)

2007
Apr 13, 2007 Carlos Lee belts a grand slam against the Phillies. (1:02, Raymond, Dolan - Astros)
Apr 13, 2007 Morgan Ensberg follows that with a three-run shot. (0:57, Dolan, Raymond - Astros)
Apr 13, 2007 Carlos Lee caps it off with his third home run of the night. (0:35, Raymond, Dolan - Astros)
Jun 28, 2007 Craig Biggio ties up the game with his 3,000th career hit. (3:27, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 28, 2007 Carlos Lee ends it with a walk-off grand slam to beat the Rockies. (1:03, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Sep 20, 2007 J.R. Towles doubles home his fifth run of the night. (1:13, Dolan, Raymond - Astros)
Sep 20, 2007 J.R. Towles caps off his night with a homer for a franchise record eight RBIs. (1:38, Raymond, Dolan - Astros)

2008
Apr 7, 2008 Miguel Tejada introduces himself to Houston fans with a walk-off homer to beat St. Louis. (0:38, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Apr 25, 2008 Carlos Lee blasts a ninth-inning homer to beat the Cardinals after a sacrifice fly ties the game. (1:28, Raymond, Dolan - Astros)
May 15, 2008 Lance Berkman sends a game-winning homer into San Francisco Bay. (0:40, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
May 23, 2008 Jose Valverde stays in after taking a liner off his face. (1:55, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jul 15, 2008 Miguel Tejada hustles home during the All-Star Game. (0:43, Buck, McCarver - Fox)
Aug 2, 2008 Geoff Blum hits a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth with a surprise ending. (1:00, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)

2009
May 17, 2009 Ivan Rodriguez smacks his 300th career homer to help defeat the Cubs. (0:51, Dolan - Astros)
Jun 2, 2009 Miguel Tejada drills a walk-off homer in the 11th to top the Rockies. (0:38, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 13, 2009 Lance Berkman rocks the Diamondbacks with his 300th career home run. (0:59, Raymond - Astros)
Jul 22, 2009 Chris Coste ties the Cardinals in the bottom of the ninth before Miguel Tejada completes the sweep. (0:46, Brown - Astros)

2010
May 5, 2010 Carlos Lee ends a long drought with a walk-off homer to beat the Diamondbacks. (0:34, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 1, 2010 Lance Berkman spanks a two-run single to topple the Nationals. (0:45, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Jun 24, 2010 With his parents watching, Jason Castro cracks his first big league homer off Matt Cain of the Giants. (0:40, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Aug 3, 2010 Rookie Angel Sanchez drills a bases-loaded triple, part of a six-RBI night in an 18-4 massacre of St. Louis. (0:50, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)
Sep 7, 2010 Brett Wallace belts his first big league home run, a no-doubter at Wrigley Field. (0:30, Brown, Deshaies - Astros)

Miscellaneous Audio
Houston Colt .45s Fight Song Behold its awesome mojo, and be afraid. Be very, very afraid. (0:58)
Apollo XVIII celebrates the return of Roger Clemens and Andy Pettitte to Houston (2:00)
Go Go Astros, by Mack Hayes
Vamos Vamos Astros, same song en español.
Houston Loves the Astros, by Steve and the Astros Fans.
Chamillionaire, a Houston-based rap artist, on the Astros' 2005 season.
Eminem gets in on the act.

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