Glenn Wilson - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Aug 18, 1989:Traded Billy Hatcher(OF) to Pit-N for Glenn Wilson(OF)
Nov 5, 1990:Granted free agency to Glenn Wilson(OF). Wilson signed with Atl-N on Feb 13

This Date in Astros History

Dec 22, 1958:Glenn Wilson is born in Baytown, TX. The outfielder bats .238 with a dozen homers in parts of two seasons (1989-1990) with the hometown team during his ten-year big league career.
May 19, 1989:Mike Scott pitches seven innings of no-hit ball before Glenn Wilson singles to break it up. It is Pittsburgh's only hit in a 3-0 Houston triumph, the third one-hitter of Scott's career. Houston had tried to trade for Wilson earlier in the month but reached a snag when Alan Ashby, whom the Pirates wanted, vetoed the deal. Ashby is released soon afterwards.
Aug 18, 1989:Rafael Ramirez gets a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Cubs, 6-5. Glenn Davis scores after doubling home Bill Doran. Davis had homered the inning before. Dave Smith is the surprise winner. Billy Hatcher is traded to Pittsburgh for outfielder Glenn Wilson.
Jun 8, 1990:Glenn Wilson's three-run pinch-hit homer in the tenth inning off Randy Myers stuns the Reds, 3-1, at the Astrodome. Mike Scott and Tom Browning trade nine shutout innings before the Reds break the tie with a single by Todd Benzinger, only their third hit of the night off Scott, who fans fifteen. Myers comes in to close only to see Wilson launch the game-winner.