Houser was the Astros 2nd Round draft pick in 2011. As a senior at Locust Grove HS in
Former Astros with birthdays today ~
SS Adam Everett (35)
Adam Everett was a joy to watch at short during his time here in Houston. From 2001 to 2007, Everett played in 649 games for the Houston hitting .248/.299/.357/.656. He won Summer Olympics gold, along with Roy Oswalt, in Sydney in 2000 and was named best shortstop by the Fielding Bible in 2006. Adam retired in January and was hired by Cleveland as a special assistant to baseball operations.
RHP Don Wilson (died January 5, 1975 at 29)
Wilson pitched for Houston from 1966 to 1974. In 266 games, he was 104-92 with a 3.15 ERA and a 1.212 WHIP. In 1971, his only All-Star season, he was 16-10 with a 2.45 ERA, 1.022 WHIP and 18 complete games in 268 innings pitched. He is the only Astros pitcher to have ever pitched two no-hitters for the team. His number 40 was retired in 1976, the year after death. For more, check out his Wikipedia page.
SS/BB Buddy Biancalana (52)
Played in 18 games for Houston in 1987
RHP Jared Fernandez (40)
Pitched in 14 games for Houston in 2003 and 2004