Claude Osteen shuts out the Braves 4/22/74

Is it better to be lucky than good? OTD in 1974, the Astros’ Claude Osteen pitched a shutout against the Braves — with a healthy dose of good fortune thrown in.

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Claude Osteen began his career with the Reds. His only season with Houston was 1974, and he was traded to the Cardinals in mid-August of that year.