Astros caravan coming to Victoria
Five members of the Houston Astros organization, including former pitcher J.R. Richard and broadcaster Milo Hamilton, will be in Victoria on Thursday for a special flag-raising ceremony at UHV as part of the Houston Astros Winter Caravan.
The ceremony is set for 10:30 a.m. in front of the UHV Center Building on North Ben Wilson Street.
UHV head baseball coach Terry Puhl will participate in a special flag-raising ceremony with former teammate Richard following a short presentation by Hamilton. Puhl and Richard were Astros teammates in the 1970s and 1980s.
Other members of the Astros appearing will be first baseman Chris Carter, outfielder Marc Krauss and Director of Player Development Quinton McCracken.