Tommie Agee - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Nov 27, 1972:Traded Rich Chiles(OF) and Buddy Harris(P) to NY-N for Tommie Agee(OF)
Aug 18, 1973:Traded Tommie Agee(OF) to StL-N for Dave Campbell(IF) and cash

This Date in Astros History

Jul 16, 1971:Astros turn the first triple play in their history during a 9-4 victory over Nolan Ryan and the Mets . Shortstop Roger Metzger takes a tap by Cleon Jones and steps on second, forcing Tommie Agee. His toss to first beats Jones to the bag. First baseman Denis Menke sees Ken Boswell make a belated dash to third so he fires across the diamond where Doug Rader completes the trifecta.
Nov 27, 1972:Pitcher Buddy Harris and outfielder Rich Chiles are traded to the Mets for outfielder Tommie Agee. While Chiles and Harris accomplish little in New York, Agee bats .235 in 83 games before getting dealt in mid-season.
Jun 17, 1973:Roger Metzger goes 4-for-4 and Bob Watson drives in three to lead a 7-3 triumph over St. Louis. Tommie Agee homers. Jim Ray gets the victory in relief of Don Wilson.
Jan 22, 2001:Tommie Agee dies of a heart attack in New York, NY at age 58. The outfielder, a hero of the 1969 "Miracle Mets", played part of the 1973 season with the Astros before being traded to St. Louis.