George Throop - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Apr 27, 1979:Traded Keith Drumright(IF) to KC-A for George Throop(P). KC received Drumright on Oct 26.

This Date in Astros History

Nov 24, 1950:George Throop is born in Pasadena, CA. The righthanded reliever posts a 1-0 record in 1979 in 14 appearances.
Jun 17, 1979:Montreal puts a 19-3 hurt on the Astros, touching Joe Niekro for eight runs in the first three innings. George Throop and Randy Niemann are also blasted. Even winning pitcher Dan Schatzeder gets two hits.