Pidge Browne - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Dec 1, 1958:Purchased by Houston (American Association) from the St. Louis Cardinals. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)
Dec 1, 1959:Purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates from Houston (American Association).
Apr 1, 1961:Released by the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)
Apr 1, 1961:Signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Colt .45's. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

This Date in Astros History

Mar 21, 1929:Prentice "Pidge" Browne is born in Peekskill, NY. As a 32-year-old rookie, Browne hits .210 in 65 games for the Colt .45s. It is his only big league action.