Gene Elston Photo Gallery
Players & Coaches

Second Baseman Joe Amalfitano

Joe Amalfitano, Kim Elston, and Al Spangler

First Baseman Pidge Browne

Don Buddin and Norm Larker
April 17, 1962 - shown in the dressing room at New York's Polo Grounds after hitting homers against the New York Mets. Larker hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning and Buddin won the ball game with a three-run homer in the eleventh inning as Houston defeated the Mets, 5-2, in the first meeting of the two new National League clubs.

Trainer Jim Ewell and pitcher Dick Farrell

Equipment manager Whitey Piskin and pitcher Dick Farrell

Coach Luman Harris

Luman Harris, Johnny Weekly and Pirate pitcher Al McBean

First baseman Norm Larker

Outfielder Roman Mejias

Merritt Ranew, Miss Colt .45, and Bob Aspromonte

Catcher Hal Smith

Pitcher Dean Stone

1962 Colt .45s Strategy Board
(L to R) - Coach Jim Busby, Pitching Coach Cot Deal, Third Base Coach Lum Harris, General Manager Paul Richards, Manager Harry Craft, and First Base Coach Jimmy Adair

Pitcher Jim Umbricht

Pitcher Hal Woodeshick