Jim Owens - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Dec 2, 1963:Drafted Jim Owens(P) from Cin-A for $25,000 in 1963 Rule V Draft
Jul 14, 1967:Released Jim OWens(P)

This Date in Astros History

Jan 16, 1934:Jim "Bear" Owens is born in Gifford, PA. Owens would compile an 18-20 record in four seasons of relief in Houston (1964-1967) with 16 saves and later became the Astros' pitching coach.