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Houston Astros fire 'Executive of the Year' after finest season | Strange But True

Six outs away from World Series and then out of a job? It’s October 27, 1980, two weeks after the Astros lose a heart-stopping National League Championship Series to the Philadelphia Phillies. Still, under President and General Manager Tal Smith, it’s Houston’s best season ever. Nearly everyone in baseball credits Smith. And maybe that’s what infuriates Astros owner John McMullen. Subscribe to the KHOU 11 News YouTube Channel | https://bit.ly/2GCgSZ0 KHOU Stands for Houston is our brand promise to celebrate everyday heroes, hold the powerful accountable and honor the core values of honesty and reliability. Follow KHOU 11 News on social! FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/khou11 TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/khou INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/khou11 Visit our website: https://www.khou11.com

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