Ernie Fazio - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Jun 1, 1962:Signed Ernie Fazio(IF) as free agent
Jun 4, 1965:Traded Ernie Fazio(IF), Jess Hickman(P), and $100,000 to KC-A for Jim Gentile(IF). KC received Fazio on Oct 15

This Date in Astros History

Jan 25, 1942:Ernie Fazio is born in Oakland, CA. One of the first Houston bonus babies, he fails to hit over .200 with the Colt .45s in 1962 and 1963. His big league career peaks at age 21.
Jul 1, 1963:Ernie Fazio scores on a single from Rusty Staub in the 11th inning for a 4-3 victory over St. Louis. It is Staub's second RBI of the game. Hal Woodeshick wins his eighth, all in relief. Johnny Temple drives in the Colts' other two runs with a single in the eighth inning.