May 05, 2022
Online cost is $25.00
Door Price is $30.00
One Shell Plaza Building
910 Louisiana St
Houston, Texas 77002
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Networking/Social Hour
6:30 PM - Dinner is Served and Scholarships Awarded
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Speaker Hour
Topic - Past Presidents Meeting
Speaker - Larry Dierker - Baseball Superstar
Signed with Colt 45’s in June of 1964, then struck out Willie Mays on his 18th birthday, September 22, 1964. He made the All-Star team in 1969 and 1971.
Pitched a no hitter against the Expos on July 9, 1976
Broadcast Astros games from 1979 until 1997 and wrote a weekly column for the Houston Chronicle for ten years. He also wrote and narrated 500 podcasts for Astros radio.
Was named manager of the Astros in 1998, managed it five years and won the Central Division four times.
He was elected to Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2001 and his uniform number 49 retired by Astros in 2002.
He authored two books, This Ain’t Brain Surgery and My Team, after managing.
He lost his wife of 44 years to cancer in 2017. He then married Lynda Zelenka, the Executive Director of Cy Hope in 2021, where he is currently retired and serving Cy Hope by running the Dierker’s Champs Baseball League