Bo McLaughlin - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Jun 1, 1975:1. Drafted Bo McLaughlin(P) (#14 pick overall) in 1975 Summer Draft
May 25, 1979:Traded Bo McLaughlin(P) to Atl-N for Frank LaCorte(P)

This Date in Astros History

Oct 23, 1953:Michael Duane "Bo" McLaughlin is born in Oakland, CA. The righthander wins nine and saves eight during his four years as an Astro. His promising 1976 campaign (2.85 ERA in 79 innings) fails to blossom much beyond that until he is traded in 1979.
Jul 25, 1976:Bo McLaughlin, in his second big league start, fires a ten-inning six-hit shutout to nip the Giants, 1-0. Houston manages just four hits off Ed Halicki but Greg Gross doesn't need one to chase home pinch-runner Wilbur Howard with a sacrifice fly to send the fans home happy.
Sep 1, 1976:Bo McLaughlin blanks the Phillies, 1-0, as the club notches their sixth straight complete-game to tie a team record. McLaughlin surrenders six hits. A solo shot by Cliff Johnson off Jim Kaat provides the game's only tally.
May 21, 1977:Ballboy Scotty Tarvin gloves Larry Bowa's double down the right field line. Umpires allow Bowa to take third during the 7-4 Phillies win at the Dome. Bowa later scores. Greg Luzinski tags Bo McLaughlin for a titanic shot into the upper reserved seats to help Philadelphia.