Astros in the Sky
The Deadball Era
Born: Jun 14, 1937
A native of Louisiana, Weekly was in the Giants organization when he was drafted by the expansion Colt .45s in the Rule V. He made his debut with Houston in 1962 and had brief stays with them again in 1963 and 1964. For his three big league seasons, he hit .207 with five homers.
He stayed in the organization in 1965 and was traded to the Mets in 1966 but could not return to the majors. Weekly passed away in an auto accident on November 24, 1974 in Walnut Creek, CA at age 37.