Don Taussig - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Oct 10, 1961:Drafted Don Taussig(OF) from StL-N in Regular Phase of 1961 Expansion Draft

This Date in Astros History

Apr 24, 1962:Colt .45s host St. Louis for the first time and defeat them, 4-3. The Houston Buffs were a farm club of the Cardinals for 40 years before the city joined the National League. Don Taussig's homer off Larry Jackson in the sixth inning is the game-winner. Hal Woodeshick survives five errors to earn the victory.