News and Notes From Berkman and Oswalt Retirement Ceremony

Bob Levey

The news and notes as the Astros honor two all-time Astros over the weekend.

It was a special moment to see two old faces take the field for the Astros on friday, Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt returned to retire Astros. It was only fitting that it was these two retired together. "The Big Puma" and "The Wizard of Os" were the the backbone and the face of the Astros in the 2000's. The 1990's we be forever remember by Bagwell embracing Biggio as they won 1997 NL Central division championship, 2000's will be marked by the 18 inning game that Berkman hit a grandslam in.

Let's take a look at some of the coverage for the event that happened over the weekend.

Roy Oswalt, Lance Berkman officially retire as Astros | MLB.com: News
Even if they hadn't signed one-day contracts in order to officially retire as Houston Astros, was there really ever a doubt to which team Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt would forever be tied?

Berkman, Oswalt honored before Astros game | FOX Sports on MSN
Berkman, Oswalt honored before Astros game

2005: One Special Season - Your Houston News: Sports
Arguably one of the most memorable seasons for the Houston Astros during the Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt era came in 2005.

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