Astros 50Th Anniversary Collector's Edition [DVD]
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HOUSTON ASTROS 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR'S EDITION is a five-DVD showcase that salutes four classic full television broadcasts plus, an all-new documentary special ASTROS MEMORIES.
From the roof-raising euphoria of the Astrodome to the open-air adoration of Minute Maid Park, the cascade of emotions and joys are relived as four ESSENTIAL GAMES OF THE HOUSTON ASTROS are presented on DVD for the first time!
1981 NOLAN RYAN'S 5TH NO-HITTER vs. LAD, September 26, 1981 - In his second season with the Astros Nolan Ryan became the first pitcher to throw five career no-hitters.
1986 MIKE SCOTT'S NO-HITTER CLINCHES DIVISION vs. SF, September 25, 1986 - The Astros punctuate their 25th season's celebration with the double delight of clinching the division behind Mike Scott's no-hit masterpiece.
2005 NLDS CLINCHER - 18-INNINGS vs. ATL, October 9, 2005 - Chris Burke's solo home run in the bottom of the 18th caps the Astros 7-6 victory in the longest game in postseason history.
CRAIG BIGGIO'S 3,000TH HIT vs. COL, June 28, 2007 - Craig Biggio entered three hits shy of the 3,000 hit milestone then promptly collected five hits in the game and sparked the winning rally which ended with Carlos Lee's walk-off grand slam!
ASTROS MEMORIES salutes Jimmy Wynn, Jose Cruz, Nolan Ryan, Cesar Cedeno, Craig Biggio, and Jeff Bagwell. Beyond the individual heroics this DVD celebrates the 1980 and 1986 seasons and playoffs runs, and magical 2004 and National League pennant-winning 2005 seasons. The history makers become the storytellers through exclusive interviews including: Biggio, Ryan, Phil Garner, Art Howe, and Alan Ashby. Celebrated no-hitters, 3,000 hits, historic hits, heroes, and magical moments: 100% Houston baseball.
- Astros No-hitters Under The Dome
- Dierker's Diary "What Might Have Been"
- Bob Aspromonte's Home Run Story
- Craig Biggio's Biggest Night
- Bob Watson Speech
- Dierker's Diary All-time Astros team
- Houston Midsummer Classics
- Nolan Ryan In The Gym
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There have been sometimes conflicting, and at other times incorrect, descriptions of which games would be on the set, so I'll list them here:
Disc 1: Nolan Ryan's 5th no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1981.
Disc 2: Mike Scott's 1986 no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants that clinched the NL West Division title for the Astros.
Disc 3: Game 5 of the 2005 NLDS against the Atlanta Braves. An 18-inning marathon in which homers by Lance Berkman (8th-inning grand slam), Brad Ausmus (9th-inning game-tying), and Chris Burke (18th-inning game-winner) helped the Astros overcome their playoff arch-nemesis. (This is not the game that put them into the 2005 World Series as the product description states. The Astros beat the Cardinals in the 2005 NLCS to make it to the Series).
Disc 4: The June 2007 game against the Colorado Rockies in which Craig Biggio got his 3,000th hit. Biggio had a 5-hit game and started a two-out, game-winning rally in the bottom of the 11th inning. (I was in attendance at this game and, out of all the baseball games I've attended in my life, this is one of the two greatest experiences I've had at a ballgame; the other came at Pittsburgh's old Three Rivers Stadium in 1982 when the team saluted Willie Stargell before his retirement at the end of that season.Read more ›
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Great moments in Astros history.
Gave me chills rewatching these amazing games.
I was very pleased with my order. I will be giving this as a present to someone who is really going to like it.Published 2 months ago by Julia A Couch
A fun watch of the history of the Houston Astros as well as a collection of the most important games in the teams history.Published 3 months ago by chad klumpp
My stepson was speechless when he received this gift for ChristmasPublished 6 months ago by Crystal H.