Bobby Tiefenauer - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Oct 15, 1961:Purchased by the Houston Colt .45's from the St. Louis Cardinals.
Feb 1, 1963:Traded by the Houston Colt .45's to the St. Louis Cardinals for Don Ferrarese.

This Date in Astros History

Jun 3, 1962:Houston gets their first doubleheader sweep when they bounce the Pirates, 10-6 and 10-3, at Forbes Field. Tied at six in the opener, catcher Hal Smith uses pitcher Bobby Tiefenauer's glove to tag out Roberto Clemente at the plate. Smith then singles to start a four-run rally that puts the game away. The Colts tally seven runs in the first inning of the nightcap to complete the sweep.