On August 4, 1982, Joel Youngblood becomes the first player to collect hits for two different teams in two cities on the same day. After driving in the winning run for the Mets in Chicago, Youngblood is traded to the Expos. He flies to Philadelphia, enters the game in the fifth, and later singles against Steve Carlton.
August 31, 1950
First baseman Glenn Davis is traded to Baltimore for outfielder Steve Finley and pitchers Curt Schilling and Pete Harnisch. Davis would suffer a spring injury and never play effectively for the Orioles. All three players Houston acquired would later become stars although not so much for what they did while wearing Astro stars and stripes.
January 10, 1991