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On this Date 1974 - HOF Tommy Helms Leads Astros to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 06/09/19, 5:00AM EDT

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Charlotte native Tommy Helms of the Houston Astros helped his team to an 11-1 route...

June 9, 1974 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Charlotte native Tommy Helms of the Houston Astros helped his team to an 11-1 route over the New York Mets in the Astrodome.  The second baseman had two hits in three at bats and drove home two runs, in the process of raising his batting average for the season to .304.  The National League Rookie of the Year with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966, he joined the NCSHOF in 2013.

Tommy Helms - NCSHOF