Biggio on Pace for Milestones
Earlier I posted about the 10,000 franchise losses soon to be accomplished by the Phillies, but there's a milestone about to be reached in our own division.
Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros will soon achieve 3,000 hits. Perhaps not so impressive to Reds fans, but hardly a number to sneeze at. He's still three short of this milestone, and, apparently someone loves the suspense, because he got the day off today in the Astros' 6-3 loss to the Brewers.
Of course, I won't be really impressed until he gets 3,000 HPB, but since he's currently sitting on 283 (just four short of Hughie Jennings), I'm guessing I won't get to see that particular achievement. But imagine how amazing that would be: he'd be like a human quilt with all the stitch marks in his skin.
Thanks for the tip from AstroCast. Facts from The Official Site of the Houston Astros and Plunk Biggio.
PS - Since I'm apparently writing about the Astros tonight, you can find out more about the team at Astro Asylum, where all those crazy Astronomicals fans hang out.