Jeff Bagwell Hall of Fame Weekend
will give props to the first baseman and 2017 inductee into Cooperstown during the Astros’ weekend tussle with the Toronto Blue Jays. The first 10,000 fans attending the opener of the three-game tilt can snatch a 1997 Bagwell replica jersey, while folks who stick around until after the final out will be treated to post-game fireworks. “If people are coming out, be sure to get here early because there’s a lot to check out,” says Astros Senior Manager of Promotions and Events Brianna Carbonell.
7:10 p.m. Friday. Also 6:10 p.m. August 5 and 1:10 p.m. August 6. Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford. For information, call 713-259-8000 or visit astros.com
. $16 to $150.
It was a smashing success for Craig Biggio. Now it’s time for another Houston Astros legend, who finally made it into the National Baseball Hall of Fame — in his seventh year of eligibility — to step up to the honorary plate.