» May 5, 1991: Rookie Jeff Bagwell of the Astros clobbers a 456-foot home run into the upper left field seats in Three Rivers Stadium in a 6-4 victory over the Pirates. He is the 9th player to reach the upper deck at Three Rivers.
» November 3, 1991: Jeff Bagwell is named the National League Rookie of the Year and is the first Astro to win the award. He hit .294 with a team-leading 15 homers and 82 RBIs. His 82 walks also led the Astros. Bagwell was picked in the 4th round of the 1989 draft by the Red Sox, then traded in the 1990 stretch drive for pitcher Larry Andersen.
» September 15, 1992: Houston 1B Jeff Bagwell gets five hits in the Astros' 9–6 victory over the Giants. His 3–run homer in the 11th inning is the deciding blow.
» September 23, 1992:
The Padres celebrate "Unemployment Night" by firing manager Greg Riddoch. He is replaced by Jim Riggleman. It doesn't help as the Astros beat San Diego, 7–6. Eric Anthony and Jeff Bagwell each hit their 17th home run for Houston, while Guillermo Velasquez pinch hits a 2–run homer for the Pads.
» September 12, 1993:
In a 9–2 win, Houston's Jeff Bagwell is struck on the left hand by a pitch from the Phils Ben Rivera. He suffers a broken bone and will miss the last 20 games, snapping his consecutive game streak at a club-record 304.
» June 24, 1994: Aided by a 9-run 6th inning, Houston goes on to defeat the Dodgers, 16-4. 1B Jeff Bagwell drives home six of the Astros' runs as he slugs three homers, including two in the 6th inning. He is the 28th player in major league history to homer twice in the same inning.
» July 31, 1994:
Jeff Bagwell's 36th homer is the only Astro score in their 7–1 loss, but he ties a club record with 29 RBIs for the month. His 105 ribbies through July is the 4th best in NL history.
» August 5, 1994:
In the Astros' 12–4 win over the Giants, Jeff Bagwell is 3-for-4 to set several club records. His 38th homer is a new mark, his two extra base hits give him 71, and his five RBIs give him 112 to pass Bob Watson. Bagwell will hit his 39th tomorrow.
» June 25, 1995:
The Astros pound out 19 hits in scoring a 19-6 win over the Cubs. 1B Jeff Bagwell leads the way for Houston with five RBIs.
» July 30, 1995:
The Astros Jeff Bagwell suffers a broken hand when his is hit by a pitch in the 4th from Brian Williams in the Astros 7–1 win over the Padres. It is the same bone that he broke last year when he was hit by a pitch from Andy Benes on August 10, two days before the strike.
» September 5, 1995:
The Astros defeat the Reds, 10-1, in a game marked by a bench-clearing brawl that will lead to suspensions for Xavier Hernandez (8 games), Doug Drabek (5), Pat Borders (5), Ron Gant (4), Davey Johnson (2), and Terry Collins (2). Intentional walks backfire twice for Cincy. Ahead 1–0, they walk Jeff Bagwell in the 3rd (with Craig Biggio on 2B and one out)and Mike Simms homers. Undeterred, the Reds gave a free pass to pinch-hitter Dave Magadan in the 7th (with men on 2B and 3B and one out) and the score just 4–1. Derrick May then hits a grand slam.
» June 14, 1996:
In San Francisco, the Astros Jeff Bagwell hits four doubles as the Astros beat the Giants, 9–1. Bagwell's four ties the ML record.
» August 25, 1996:
The Cards' Alan Benes, 1–7 in his first eight decisions, loses 4–1 to the Astros. It is Benes' 1st loss after reeling off 10 straight wins. Jeff Bagwell hits his 28th home run and drives in his 100th run for Houston, now up by one 1/2 over the Cards. Donne Wall is the winner.
» April 6, 1998: Houston trounces Colorado, 13–4, despite five hits by Rockies' RF Dante Bichette. Jeff Bagwell homers and drives home three runs for the Astros.
» June 24, 1998:
Despite Jeff Bagwell's two homers—#200 and #201—the Astros lose to the Rockies, 8–6.
» September 26, 1998:
Sammy Sosa has no homers but a pair of hits and scores the game–winning run as the Cubs edge Houston, 3–2. Gary Gaetti has two RBIs while Jeff Bagwell hits his 34th for the Astros.
» April 21, 1999:
The Astros defeat the Cubs, 10–3, as 1B Jeff Bagwell clouts three home runs and drives home six runs. It is Bagwell's 2nd career 3–homer game. The 4–baggers give Bagwell 225 for his career with the Astros, surpassing Jimmy Wynn as the team's career leader.
» May 11, 1999:
The Astros pound out 18 hits in defeating the Pirates, 19-8. CF Carl Everett drives home five runs for Houston, while 1B Jeff Bagwell and 3B Ken Caminiti plate four apiece. Pirate backup catcher Keith Osik takes one for the team when manager Gene Lamont puts him on the mound in relief instead of his overworked relief corp. With the Pirates down 15-8 in the 8th, Osik walks two, strikes out one, hits a batter and gives up two hits. He allows four runs in his inning of work.
» June 9, 1999:
Houston defeats the White Sox, 13-4, as 1B Jeff Bagwell hits three home runs and drives home six runs for the Astros. In doing so, Bagwell joins Johnny Mize and Ralph Kiner as the only players in history to hit three homers in a game twice in the same city in the same season. Bagwell is the 1st to perform the feat in a city on the road.
» August 20, 1999: This'll give managers grey hairs. Houston defeats Florida, 6-4, in 16 innings, despite blowing a 4–0 lead, striking out 17 times, and stranding 20 runners. Astros 1B Jeff Bagwell walks six times to tie a major league mark held by Jimmie Foxx and Andre Thornton.
» August 13, 2000: The Astros defeat the Phillies, 14-7, in the process hitting six home runs to tie a club mark. 1B Jeff Bagwell ties another club record by driving home seven runs.
» August 19, 2000:
The Astros defeat the Brewers, 10–8, as Jeff Bagwell hits two home runs and drives home five runs. Bagwell becomes the first Houston player to reach 300 homers in his career.
» May 6, 2001:
The Astros defeat the Expos, 13-7, as Julio Lugo gets five hits, including a pair of doubles. Jeff Bagwell has four hits, including a grand slam, and five ribbies. Geoff Blum has four hits for the Expos.
» July 7, 2001: Houston 1B Jeff Bagwell drives home seven runs to tie a team record in the Astros 10–8 win over Kansas City.
» July 8, 2001:
Lance Berkman has three hits to extend his streak to 21 games. It'll end here, but Moises Alou reaches 16 straight game today on his way to a 23-game streak. Jeff Bagwell and Mendy Lopez collect three RBIs for Houston as they outslug the Royals, 10–8. Scott Elarton is tossed in the first after plunking leadoff hitter Rey Sanchez in retaliation for Craig Biggio being hit.
» July 18, 2001:
Houston batters St. Louis, 17–11, as 3B Jeff Bagwell hits for the cycle. He is the 212th major-league player since 1901 to cycle, 106 in the NL. The Cardinals score six runs in the 5th inning, but the Astros answer with eight in their next at bat. Batting notables include Moises Alou, who has a 3-run home run to stretch his hit streak to 23 games, and Bobby Bonilla, with his 2,000th career hit. McGwire, with his 564th, and Pujols also homer for the Birds.
» September 28, 2002: At San Francisco, the Giants clinch the National League wild card over LA by defeating the Astros, 5–2. The two clubs set a major-league record by using 16 pitchers in the game. Barry Bonds has two RBIs, including a splash homer, his 46th of the year. It's the 20th he's plopped in the bay; only 26 have been hit there. Jeff Bagwell and Lane homer for the Astros.