facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Astros announcer Milo Hamilton to retire

Feb. 15, 2012 at 7:42 PM   |   Comments

HOUSTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Longtime Houston Astros announcer Milo Hamilton says he's retiring after the upcoming season, wrapping up a 27-year career as the team's broadcast voice.

Hamilton, 84, has put in more than 60 years in baseball broadcasting overall, including Major League Baseball stints with the St. Louis Browns, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates.

The 1992 Ford C. Frick Award winner has been behind the microphone for the Astros since 1985. He indicated he will continue his involvement with the team in other capacities.

Hamilton has called 11 no-hitters as well as Hank Aaron's record-setting 715th home run for the Braves in 1974.

Topics: Hank Aaron
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
UPI horse racing weekend preview UPI horse racing weekend preview
2
LeBron James reveals his new Nike shoes LeBron James reveals his new Nike shoes
3
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'I don't expect anyone to take my word' NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'I don't expect anyone to take my word'
4
Peyton Manning implies legal weed is good for his Papa John's franchises Peyton Manning implies legal weed is good for his Papa John's franchises
5
Jameis Winston suspended for entire game against Clemson Jameis Winston suspended for entire game against Clemson
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback