Grady Hatton - Timeline
This Date in Astros History
Dec 12 1965 - Astros fire Luman Harris as manager after just over one season at the helm. General Manager Grady Hatton is named as the new skipper.
Jul 27 1967 - Hamilton B. "Spec" Richardson is named General Manager, replacing Grady Hatton. His eight-year reign in the job is filled with controversy and his negotiating tactics are revealed by Jim Bouton in the pitcher's bestseller. On the field, Houston trips the Pirates, 5-4, with Barry Latman winning in relief.