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Astros 50th Anniversary Game


50th Anniversary Game
Astros vs. Braves
Tuesday, April 10th - 7:05pm

The first game in franchise history was played on April 10, 1962 when the Colt .45s defeated the Cubs 11-2. To commemorate the occasion, the Astros will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the game on April 10, 2012 against the Braves.

The Astros will wear the authentic Colt .45s jersey and members of the original 1962 Colt .45s will be honored before the game. An autograph session will take place featuring the 1962 Colt .45s, and attendees will include*:
  • Bob Aspromonte - 3B
  • Bob Bruce - P
  • Hal Smith - C
  • Al Spangler - OF
  • Carl Warwick - OF

April 10th will also be a $1 hot dog night courtesy of Classic Foods and 10,000 fans will receive a replica Colt .45s Cap courtesy of Conn's.

2012 Walk-of-Fame

Brand new in 2012, the Astros are unveiling a Walk-of-Fame around the sidewalks of Minute Maid Park. The inaugural class will receive their spot on the Astros Walk-of-Fame before the 7:05pm game against the Braves. Additionally, throughout the 2012 season, an additional former Astros great will receive a spot on the Walk of Fame each month as we celebrate each decade including a fan choice vote in August! Check back soon for the announcement of the initial honorees.

*Alumni subject to change.