There will always be a portion of the Houston Astros history dedicated to jerseys. The team has a vast history with rainbow blue and orange, gold and blue, and a brick red and black.
That vast history came into play for both Hall of Famers Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell. Bother player played through all three eras of Astros baseball, the original Astros rainbow run, the 90's skinny star, and the 2000's pinstripes.
There is a case for all three caps to be selected for each player's plaques. The original would line up with today's look, the late 90's jerseys were the Killer B's peak, and Houston's only World Series trip was in 2005.
Both Bagwell and Biggio went with 2000's look for their plaques.
Here is Biggio's from last year:
And a close up of Bagwell's plaque from this year:
Bagwell's plaque reads:
Combined a powerful batting stroke with a discerning eye to hit .297, score 1,517 runs and drive in 1,529 over 15 seasons, all in Houston. A prolific run producer, posted nine seasons with 100 or more runs scored, leading the N.L. three times," the plaque reads. "From a wide stance, topped the 30-home run mark nine times and finished with 449 moon shots overall. Drew more than 100 walks in seven consecutive years, a record streak in the N.L. Durable, agile first baseman played in 160 - or - more games six times. Stole 202 bases, most by a first baseman after 1920. A four-time All-Star, named 1991 N.L. Rookie of the Year, and captured the N.L. MVP in 1994, unanimously.