Hal Woodeshick - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Oct 1, 1961:Paid cash to Det-A for Hal Woodeshick(P)
Jun 15, 1965:Traded Hal Woodeshick(P) and Chuck Taylor to StL-N for Mike Cuellar(P) and Ron Taylor(P)

This Date in Astros History

Oct 18, 1961:Colts purchase righthander Hal Woodeshick from the Detroit Tigers. A starter his first year in Houston, Woodeshick develops into a closer the next two seasons and makes the All-Star team in 1963.
Apr 11, 1962:Hal Woodeshick and Dick Farrell combine for Houston's first shutout, 2-0 over the Cubs. Hal Smith's first-inning single plated the game's only runs. This game also featured the franchise's first rain delay - one hour and seven minutes.
Apr 24, 1962:Colt .45s host St. Louis for the first time and defeat them, 4-3. The Houston Buffs were a farm club of the Cardinals for 40 years before the city joined the National League. Don Taussig's homer off Larry Jackson in the sixth inning is the game-winner. Hal Woodeshick survives five errors to earn the victory.
Jul 1, 1963:Ernie Fazio scores on a single from Rusty Staub in the 11th inning for a 4-3 victory over St. Louis. It is Staub's second RBI of the game. Hal Woodeshick wins his eighth, all in relief. Johnny Temple drives in the Colts' other two runs with a single in the eighth inning.
Sep 15, 1963:The Colts surrender just seven hits in sweeping a twinbill from the Mets, 5-4 and 5-0. Turk Farrell goes the distance on four hits in the opener while fanning eleven. Chris Zachary and Hal Woodeshick combine for a three-hit shutout in the nightcap. Teenager Rusty Staub and Johnny Weekly go deep in the second game.
Apr 27, 1967:Joe Morgan keys a five-run outburst with a bases-loaded triple off Hal Woodeshick that drops the Cardinals, 6-4. The win ends a ten-game losing streak, their longest since 1963.