KC Baker

KC Baker

K.C. Baker is an old school Astros fan, spending many a hot summer day in the cool confines of the Dome. He just finished his 28th year as a practicing attorney and likes to spend all of his spare time in New Braunfels, Texas with his wife of 29 years and their three children. Follow him on Twitter @KenCBake

Kansas City Rpyals
By KC Baker On Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Playoff Baseball: Only The Hot Survive

In 2005, the Houston Astros went to the World Series not as the best team in the National League but the hottest. This game is different and does not lend itself to the usual sports math.  Nearly every player More...

Altuve and Biggio
By KC Baker On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

It’s About Respect For The Game

A long time ago, in a National League Galaxy far, far away, there was an Astros second baseman named Bill Doran who telephoned soon to be shifted from catcher to second base Astro Craig Biggio. It was the off season More...

Fenway Park
By KC Baker On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Ah Fenway . . . and Boston

Never been to Boston?  Go; it’s a real treat for every stripe of American or the America-curious.  There is history to be seen every four or five steps.  And the food?  Scary good; not trying to plug anyone More...

Astros Unforms
By KC Baker On Sunday, July 20th, 2014
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Houston Astros Need To Make Up Their Mind

The Houston Astros change uniforms like I change socks.  I started following the team religiously in 1985.  They’ve been through what, seven different unis since then?   Some good, some bad; the infamous More...

George Springer
By KC Baker On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Is George Springer Morphing Into Beltranwell?

I admit it; I booed Carlos Beltran every time he showed up at the JuiceBox after jilting Houston for the New York Mets so many years ago.  It wasn’t just that he doody-hosed us but he doody-hosed us for the More...

Fenway Park
By KC Baker On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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It’s Fenway And That Ain’t So Bad

I’m not a Red Sox fan, much less a Yankees fan.  Hell, until my Astros finally found their way into the Series, I never even gave a flying weasel about the American League.  However, I am fascinated by historic More...

Carlos Correa
By KC Baker On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Lounging in Houston, Loathing in Lancaster

A good friend and fellow Houston Astros fan suggested that I contribute to Baseball Hot Corner as way out of a self-imposed baseball rehab and embargo after my beloved ‘Stros were forced into the junior circuit.  More...

Craig Biggio
By KC Baker On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Craig Biggio Snubbed By The Hall

Craig Biggio was a mere two votes short of being enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame on his second ballot.  To me and many (even outside of Houston) he should have been a first ballot player.  As a member More...

Houston Astros
By KC Baker On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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Pack It Up: Houston Astros Look For New Spring Training Location

After 28 years in Kissimmee and Osceola County Stadium, the Houston Astros have begun the process of pulling up stakes for greener pastures on Florida’s east coast.  It seemed that they had settled on a location More...

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