Barry Latman - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Dec 15, 1965:Traded Ed Pacheco(IF) and cash to Cal-A for Barry Latman(P)

This Date in Astros History

Dec 15, 1965:Astros acquire pitcher Barry Latman from the California Angels for infielder Ed Pacheco and cash. The righthander compiles a 5-13 record with one save over two seasons in Houston.
Jun 19, 1967:Julio Gotay, filling in at second base while Joe Morgan is on military leave, goes 5-for-5 but the Cardinals outlast Houston, 5-4, in eleven innings. His last hit plates Bob Aspromonte to send the game to overtime. Roger Maris hits the game-winner off Barry Latman. Curt Flood ends it with a rare outfield unassisted double play, snaring a sinking liner by Bob Lillis then trotting to second base to double off Jim Landis.
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.