HOUSTON -- The Houston Astros will retire Craig Biggio's No. 7 at Minute Maid Park on Aug. 17, before the Astros play Arizona. Biggio, 42, retired last season after playing his entire 20-year career with Houston.
The seven-time All-Star is the franchise's career leader in
hits, games, runs scored and at-bats. Last season, he became the
27th player in history to reach 3,000 hits and was honored with a
trophy before tonight's game against Philadelphia for the top
moment of the 2007 season, as voted by fans online.
Biggio will become the ninth Astro to have his number retired by