Marty Martínez - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Dec 4, 1968:Traded Bob Aspromonte(IF) to Atl-N for Marty Martinez(IF)
Nov 3, 1971:Traded Marty Martinez(IF) to StL-N for Bob Stinson(C)

This Date in Astros History

Dec 4, 1968:Lefthander Mike Cuellar and two minor leaguers are traded to Baltimore for Curt Blefary and a minor leaguer. Despite a 37-36 record with Houston and an All-Star appearance, Cuellar's best days are ahead of him - posting four 20-win seasons with the Orioles. In a separate deal, infielder Bob Aspromonte, the last of the original Colt .45s, is shipped to Atlanta for infielder Orlando "Marty" Martinez.
Jun 27, 1969:Orlando "Marty" Martinez, a utility man picked up in an off-season trade with Atlanta, drives home Curt Blefary in the ninth inning for a 5-4 triumph over the Braves. It is the Astros' tenth straight win, the second time they've reached that plateau that season.
Nov 3, 1971:Astros deal utilityman Orlando "Marty" Martinez to St. Louis for catcher Bob Stinson. Martinez had hit .268 in three years of service in Houston. Stinson would bat .171 in 27 games before being sold to the Expos.