George Brunet - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

May 16, 1962:Traded Ben Johnson to Mil-N for George Brunet(P)
Jul 14, 1963:Sent George Brunet(P) to Bal-A for cash
May 12, 1964:Paid cash to Bal-A for George Brunet(P)
Aug 18, 1964:Sent George Brunet(P) to LA-A for cash

This Date in Astros History

Aug 26, 1962:Snapping a nine-game losing skid, the Colts sweep a twinbill from the Reds, 2-1 and 6-4. Lefty George Brunet scatters five hits in the opener, outdueling Jim Maloney. In the nightcap, Johnny Temple, a former All-Star in Cincy, singles home the winning runs in the ninth inning before Jim Umbricht strikes out the side to finish the sweep. Jim Campbell adds a two-run homer for Houston.
Oct 25, 1991:George Brunet dies of a heart attack in Poza Rica, Mexico at age 56. The lefthander made 22 appearances for the Colt .45s in their first two seasons as part of a 15-year major league career. After that, he continued to pitch in the minors and then in Mexico until he was 54.