HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros retired Jeff Bagwell's Number
5 jersey in a ceremony before this afternoon's game with the
Craig Biggio, Nolan Ryan, Mike Scott, Jimmy Wynn, Brad Ausmus,
Larry Dierker and Jose Cruz joined the festivities.
Bagwell was presented with three of his jerseys in large frames
and a golfing vacation for him and his wife, Erica, to Scotland.
Bagwell's wife and two daughters and his parents along with the
team's top executives also were introduced.
Bagwell is the eighth former Astro to have his number retired.
Others on the list include Ryan, Scott, Wynn, Dierker, Cruz, Don
Wilson and Jim Umbricht.