Cecil Upshaw - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Apr 22, 1973:Traded Norm Miller(OF) to Atl-N for Cecil Upshaw(P)
Nov 3, 1973:Traded Cecil Upshaw(P) to Cle-A for Jerry Johnson(P)

This Date in Astros History

Feb 7, 1995:Cecil Upshaw dies of a heart attack in Lawrenceville, GA at age 53. The submarine reliever had a 2-3 record with one save as an Astro in 1973. The righthander had been a closer for Atlanta earlier in his career before tearing a finger on his pitching hand when he accidentally struck a sign while walking down the street.