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02/03/2006 8:20 PM ET
Astros conclude Winter Caravan with stops in nine cities
Caravan to visit Monterrey, McAllen, Brownsville, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Austin, Round Rock and College Station
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HOUSTON -- The Houston Astros 2006 Winter Caravan concludes next week (February 6-9) with stops in Monterrey, Mexico and eight cities throughout Texas including McAllen, Brownsville, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Austin, Round Rock and College Station. The annual Astros Winter Caravan features visits to schools and hospitals, Astros-themed luncheons, and free autograph sessions for fans at Academy Sports & Outdoors locations. Previously the caravan made stops in the Houston area (January 17-21) and the Central Texas/Temple area (January 23-25).

Several Astros players, former players, coaches, and front office members are scheduled to participate in the final portion of the Astros Winter Caravan. The Astros involved in next week's caravan include players Brad Ausmus, Jason Lane, Andy Pettitte, Willy Taveras; Manager Phil Garner; General Manager Tim Purpura; Assistant General Manger Ricky Bennett; Senior Director of Baseball Operations David Gottfried; Hall of Fame Broadcaster Milo Hamilton; Television Broadcasters Jim Deshaies and Larry Dierker; and Radio Broadcasters Brett Dolan, Dave Raymond, and Alex Trevino.

Following is an overview of the Astros Winter Caravan schedule for next week (subject to change):

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

FREE AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AT THE MEXICAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME -- MONTERREY, MEXICO
WILLY TAVERAS, PHIL GARNER, RICKY BENNETT, AND ALEX TREVINO
•11:00 AM-12:00 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS AND MEDIA
•Location: Alfonso Reyes 2202 Nte., Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico 64442
•Phone: Magdalena Rosales Ortíz 011-5281-83-28-57-45

FREE AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AT TEXAS STATE BANK -- McALLEN
WILLY TAVERAS, PHIL GARNER, RICKY BENNETT, AND ALEX TREVINO
•3:00 PM-4:00 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS AND MEDIA
•Location: 3900 North 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78501
•Phone: (956) 631-5401

FREE AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AT ACADEMY SPORTS & OUTDOORS -- BROWNSVILLE
WILLY TAVERAS, PHIL GARNER, AND ALEX TREVINO
•5:30 PM-6:30 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS AND MEDIA •Location: 4305 Old Highway 77, Brownsville, TX 78520
•Phone: (956) 554-6900

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

VISIT TO METHODIST CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL -- SAN ANTONIO
ANDY PETTITTE, JASON LANE, DAVID GOTTFRIED, MILO HAMILTON, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•9:30 AM-10:30 AM
•OPEN TO ALL MEDIA
•Location: 7700 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229
•Phone: Amy Huebner (210) 575-7308

ASTROS LUNCHEON AT OMNI BAYFRONT HOTEL -- CORPUS CHRISTI
ANDY PETTITTE, JASON LANE, DAVID GOTTFRIED, MILO HAMILTON, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•11:30 AM-1:00 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS (TICKET REQUIRED) AND MEDIA
•Hosted by Corpus Christi Hooks Baseball Club
•Location: Omni Bayfront Hotel, 900 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
•Phone: (361) 866-3515

FREE AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AT ACADEMY SPORTS & OUTDOORS -- CORPUS CHRISTI
ANDY PETTITTE, JASON LANE, MILO HAMILTON, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•4:00 PM-5:00 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS AND MEDIA
•Location: 5001 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78411
•Phone: (361) 986-7200

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

VISIT TO LAREDO MEDICAL CENTER -- LAREDO
JASON LANE, LARRY DIERKER, RICKY BENNETT, JIM DESHAIES, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•10:00 AM-11:00 AM
•OPEN TO ALL MEDIA
•Location: 1700 East Saunders Street, Laredo, TX 78040
•Phone: Priscilla Salinas (956) 796-3223

ASTROS LUNCHEON AT JOE'S CRAB SHACK -- SAN ANTONIO
JASON LANE, LARRY DIERKER, RICKY BENNETT, JIM DESHAIES, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•1:00 PM-2:00 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS AND MEDIA
•Location: 12485 I-10 West at DeZavala, San Antonio, TX 78230
•Phone: (210) 699-9779

FREE AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AT ACADEMY SPORTS & OUTDOORS -- SAN ANTONIO
JASON LANE, LARRY DIERKER, JIM DESHAIES, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•4:00 PM-5:00 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS AND MEDIA
•Location: 2643 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78230
•Phone: (210) 321-4600

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

VISIT TO McBEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL -- AUSTIN
BRAD AUSMUS, JASON LANE, PHIL GARNER, TIM PURPURA, MILO HAMILTON, BRETT DOLAN, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•10:00 AM-11:00 AM
•OPEN TO ALL MEDIA
•Location: 1001 West Braker Lane, Austin, TX 78758
•Phone: Susan Crone (512) 841-2500

ASTROS LUNCHEON AT DELL DIAMOND -- ROUND ROCK
BRAD AUSMUS, JASON LANE, PHIL GARNER, TIM PURPURA, MILO HAMILTON, BRETT DOLAN, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•11:30 AM-1:00 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS (TICKET REQUIRED) AND MEDIA
•Hosted by Round Rock Express Baseball Club
•Location: Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, TX 78664
•Phone: (512) 255-BALL

FREE AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AT ACADEMY SPORTS & OUTDOORS -- COLLEGE STATION
BRAD AUSMUS, JASON LANE, PHIL GARNER, MILO HAMILTON, BRETT DOLAN, AND DAVE RAYMOND
•4:00 PM-5:00 PM
•OPEN TO ALL FANS AND MEDIA
•Location: 2351 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station, TX 77845
•Phone: (979) 695-6000

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