We say happy birthday to Nate Colbert who was born in St Louis, MO, on this day in 1946.
Colbert came up with the Astros but got a chance to play with the 1969 expansion San Diego Padres. He became one of the NL's top power hitters: 163 HR over 6 seasons with San Diego.
In 1975, he was traded to Detroit but his career was over at age 30. He retired with 173 HR & 520 RBI: