Astros in the Sky
Born: Apr 8, 1942
José Herrera was born in Venezuela and signed with the Colt .45s before that country was known for baseball talent. The outfielder played parts of the 1967 and 1968 seasons for the Astros, batting .240 with no homers in 32 games.
Herrera was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the expansion draft and hit .283 with them in 48 games. Overall, he hit .264 with two homers in his big league career.