Dan Larson - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Aug 15, 1974:Traded Claude Osteen(P) to StL-N for Dan Larson(P) and Ron Selak. Hou received Larson on Oct 14.
Sep 2, 1978:Traded Dan Larson(P) to Phi-N for Dan Warthen(P)

This Date in Astros History

Jul 18, 1976:Ed Herrmann goes 7-for-10 with a homer and seven RBIs in a twinbill sweep of the Expos, 7-6 and 10-1. Herrmann is a perfect 5-for-5 in the ten-inning opener. Greg Gross gets four hits to pace a 22-hit assault in the nightcap. Dan Larson tosses a complete game victory in his major league debut.
Aug 9, 1976:Cesar Cedeno hits for his second career cycle during a 13-4 thrashing of the Cardinals. He triples of Bob Forsch in the first, then belts his 16th homer before drilling a double. His single comes in a seven-run eighth that caps a five-RBI night. Winning pitcher Dan Larson chips in two hits of his own.
Aug 20, 1976:Dan Larson does it all. The young righty tosses a five-hitter to beat Philadelphia, 8-3. At the plate, he gets three hits and drives in four. His three-run triple in the fourth breaks the game open. Wilbur Howard also contributes three hits.
Aug 15, 1977:Art Howe's first-inning grand slam keys a six-run first inning on Houston's way to a 15-3 laugher in Atlanta. Rob Sperring and J.R. Richard also launch bombs before the Astros wait through a rain delay with a 15-0 lead. Sperring gets four hits. Dan Larson tosses four innings of relief for the "save".