This episode covers the history of the Seattle Pilots and the Houston Colt .45s and their early struggles in the Major League.
Growing pains are common when it comes to expansion teams playing their first couple of seasons in the Major Leagues. In this episode of “Painting the Corners with Anton Schindler,” we’ll discuss two teams: the Seattle Pilots and the Houston Colt .45s. Both really had it tough. We’ll discuss the brief history behind these two teams and try to figure out what went wrong and what led them to morph into the Milwaukee Brewers and the Houston Astros of today.