A Heart-y Look at the Astros Who Wore Number 14

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During his 11-yr tenure with the Houston Astros, Alan Ashby became known one of the best and most recognizable catchers in Astros history. “Ash” played on the 1980, 1981, and 1986 playoff teams and he had his best statistical season in 1987, just two years prior to his retirement.

Two remarkable statistics about Ash’s time in Houston:

Ashby now works alongside Bill Brown as a broadcaster calling Houston Astros games. He also posts every now and then on Twitter; follow him @alkatash.

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Did you know? In 1999, Ashby was inducted into the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame.

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