Astros honor Milo Hamilton's memory before home opener

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The Astros unveiled the Milo Hamilton Broadcast booth Monday. (KTRK)

The Houston Astros are honoring their Hall of Fame broadcaster who passed away last year.

The team unveiled the Milo Hamilton press box at Minute Maid Park on Monday. Hamilton passed away in September at the age of 88.

Hamilton's career spanned 67 years, including 50 in the Major Leagues. Before joining the Astros in 1985, Hamilton spent time calling games for the Cardinals (1954), Cubs (1955-57, 1980-84), White Sox (1961-65), Braves (1966-74) and Pirates (1975-79).

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Milo Hamilton dies at age 88
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Hall of Fame broadcaster Milo Hamilton, who called Houston Astros games for decades, has passed away. He was 88 years old.

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