The original 'Killer Bees' of the Houston Astros were Jeff Bagwell, Lance Berkman, and Craig Biggio.
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For the Houston Astros, 35 different players have worn the number 22 from 1962 to 2013. The Yankees have had 58 players wear number 22 from 1929 to 2013.
The Killer Bs were a group of players that played for Houston that all had names starting with the letter "B" and performing commendably. The original Killer Bs were nicknamed in the '90s, and consisted of Craig Biggio (2nd Base, Houston Astros, 1988-2007), Derek Bell, Jeff Bagwell (1st Base, Houston Astros, 1991-2005), and Sean Berry. Other players have been added and some have been dropped as they have left the Astros. Other players of mention are Lance Berkman (Outfield, Houston Astros, 1999-2007), Carlos Beltran, Chris Burke, Brandon Backe, Eric Bruntlett, Michael Bourn, and Geoff Blum.
The Houston Astros have had 35 different players wear uniform number 22. Currently, Carlos Corporan wears this number. Uniform number 22 was first worn by Al Heist in 1962.
Texas Rangers and Houston Astros
Before the the Houston baseball organizatin decided to call their team the Houston Astros they were the Colt 45's. They were the Colts from 1962 until 1965 when they started playing in the Astrodome.
The Houston Astros were originally named the Houston Colt .45's.
The owner of the Houston Astros is Jim Crane. He bought the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane in late 2011. Under Jim Crane the Houston Astros moved from National to American league.
In 1965, the Houston Astros had a 65-97 record.
In 1966, the Houston Astros had a 72-90 record.
In 1967, the Houston Astros had a 69-93 record.