Carl Warwick - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

May 7, 1962:Traded Bobby Shantz(P) to StL-N for John Anderson(P) and Carl Warwick(OF)
Feb 17, 1964:Traded Carl Warwick(OF) to StL-N for Jim Beauchamp(OF) and Chuck Taylor

This Date in Astros History

Feb 27, 1937:Carl Warwick is born in Dallas, TX. One of the best Colt .45 hitters, Warwick bats .257 with 23 homers and 107 RBIs during the franchise's first two seasons.
May 18, 1962:Ken Johnson gives up a game-tying homer to Willie McCovey in the bottom of the ninth but singles home Carl Warwick in the tenth for a 3-2 victory. Norm Larker also homers for Houston.
May 31, 1962:Weldon Appelt proposes to Harris County Commissioners a stadium plan using arches that he says could be built faster and cheaper than the proposed domed stadium. Elsewhere, the Colts stun the Cubs with five runs in the ninth for a 10-6 shocker. Carl Warwick's two-run single precedes a three-run shot from Jim Pendleton in the uprising.
Jun 9, 1962:The Colts bomb the Dodgers, 13-1, using three homers and three triples. Carl Warwick, Roman Mejias and Bob Aspromonte go deep . Backup catcher Merritt Ranew belts a two-run triple as part of the eight-run fifth inning, his seventh three-bagger of the season to lead the National League.
Aug 3, 1962:Carl Warwick 's four hits pace the Colts past St. Louis, 8-3. He cracks a two-run double off Bob Gibson in the first then adds a two-run bomb in the third. Ken Johnson earns the victory, supported by 15 Houston hits.
May 17, 1963:Don Nottebart hurls the first no-hitter in franchise history, a 4-1 triumph over Philadelphia at Colt Stadium. Nottebart fans eight and walks three. Carl Warwick and Howie Goss homer to supply Houston its runs. Al Spangler snares Wes Covington's fly on the run for the final out. It is just the third Colts win in 24 tries against their early nemesis.
Feb 17, 1964:Colts trade outfielder Carl Warwick to St. Louis for outfielder Jim Beauchamp and pitcher Chuck Taylor. Beauchamp would hit .164 and .189 as an Houston reserve. The 21-year-old Taylor was sent back to St. Louis where he saw his first big league action in 1969 and became a quality reliever.