Archive for July 31st, 2013

Pam Gardner was appointed this morning by the Houston City Council to serve on the Harris County Houston Sports Authority.  She was there back in the 1990s when the Sports Authority was first created so she knows the business.  She worked on the tenant side and now she is on the facility side if you know what I mean.  Congrats to Pam!

Guv Dude is hoping that the third time is the charm as he called another special session to see if the legislature can add funding for our transportation needs.  He has to show some leadership and stay engaged in the process rather than head out of state and bang on The President.  Show some leadership Dude!

Today is the MLB trading deadline – 3 pm to be exact.  ‘Stros fans claim that our best trade ever was getting Jeff Bagwell from the Red Sox for pitcher Larry Andersen.  What year did that trade happen?

One of the most exciting plays in baseball is stealing home.  That is what happened last night when ‘Stros rookie Jonathan Villar stole home in the third inning in B’More – wow! 

Commentary learned yesterday of a new entry in a HCC Trustee race.  Adriana Tamez will be running for HCC Trustee District 3.  The District 3 incumbent is Herlinda Garcia.  Tamez is a former HISD administrator.  Stay tuned!

The ‘Stros traded for Baggy in 1990 of course and the rest is history.

According to some tweets this morning, the ‘Stros are asking for a lot for Bud Norris.  That’s OK with me.  We now have 70 losses and on a pace to hit 108 or 109 losses – yikes!


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