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Astros manager Larry Dierker resigns

HOUSTON -- Larry Dierker resigned as manager of the Houston Astros on Thursday, after leading them to four division titles in five years but losing in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/19/bas_327433.shtml
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Rice coach says his thoughts are with Dierker

...pitch against Alabama, Owls coach Wayne Graham was thinking about a fellow baseball man back in Houston: manager Larry Dierker of the Astros. "We're all concerned," Graham said. "I don't think there's anyone in Houston who doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/17/bas_263785.shtml
Baseball
Texas Hold'em: Astros must wait to celebrate

...pitcher who had a stroke in the prime of his career (J.R. Richard at 30), and a manager's seizure in the dugout (Larry Dierker in 1999). The accumulated agony is enough to prompt a former leader of the free world to say an Astros appearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/20/bas_431761.shtml
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Braves sink further against Astros

...to the Astros before 28,243 fans for their fourth straight defeat, just the tonic Houston needed with manager Larry Dierker facing brain surgery this morning. If the Braves can't get their lineup motivated and straighten out their starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/15/gol_263717.shtml
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Braves sink further against Astros

...to the Astros before 28,243 fans for their fourth straight defeat, just the tonic Houston needed with manager Larry Dierker facing brain surgery this morning. If the Braves can't get their lineup motivated and straighten out their starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/15/bas_263654.shtml
Baseball
Braves sink further against Astros

...to the Astros before 28,243 fans for their fourth straight defeat, just the tonic Houston needed with manager Larry Dierker facing brain surgery this morning. If the Braves can't get their lineup motivated and straighten out their starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/15/bas_263657.shtml
Baseball
Struggling Astros girding for pivotal finale

...Thursday 1 1/2 games back in the wild-card race. "We're still not clicking offensively," said Astros manager Larry Dierker, noting that a throwing error by shortstop Barry Larkin gave Houston three unearned runs Wednesday. Several Astros...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/01/bas_270818.shtml
Baseball
Wagner's injury jolts Astros

...Biggio noticed a patch of blood below Wagner's ear. "I was just praying that he was all right," Houston manager Larry Dierker said, "and so was everybody else." Amazingly for anyone who saw the blow, either in person or on ESPN's telecast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/17/oth_233632.shtml
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Baker named top NL manager

...contention all year in his first season as the team's manager, was second with 10 first-place votes and 92 points. Larry Dierker, the Houston Astros' rookie manager, was third with one first-place vote and 34 points, followed by Bobby Valentine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/07/oth_217178.shtml
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Perez homers lift Braves over Astros

...started off Astros starter Jose Lima. "The ironic thing is that Lopez was in the lineup originally," Houston manger Larry Dierker said. "They put Perez in at the last minute and he beat us." Atlanta's regular catcher, Javy Lopez, was out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/16/oth_228320.shtml
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