Tre Peacock has been a Houston Astros season ticket holder for the past five seasons. This season, Peacock has witnessed the Astros’ historic run to the postseason. The Valley Morning Star had a chance to talk with Peacock prior to Game 4 of the Fall Classic in Houston.
Q: How long have you been an Astros season ticket holder?
A: I have been a season ticket holder for the past five seasons. Last season, my friend Alvin Padilla and I got tickets together. He would attend the weekday games while I went on the weekends.
Q: What has been the best game you have been to so far?
A: By far, it was Game 7 versus the New York Yankees when the Astros clinched the American League. MinuteMaidPark was loud.
Q: How long have you been an Astros fan?
A: As a kid, I grew up in the Woodlands so the earliest I remember rooting for the Astros was in 1985. I was 10 years old.
Q: Who is your favorite player on the current team and why?
A: It is hard to pick a favorite, but I would have to go with pitcher Brad Peacock. He has had a strong season and I have been rooting for him since he got to Houston in 2013.
Q: Minute Maid Park has been buzzing lately. Talk about the environment?
A: The experience is unbelievable. The park has been packed each night and most people don’t realize that Minute Maid is one of the best parks in baseball.
Q: What made you become an Astros fan?
A: I was 3 when I first moved from the Valley to Houston so that’s where I got my first taste of Astros baseball.
Q: In your opinion, what would a World Series title mean for the city of Houston?
A: I think it will mean so much for the city after Hurricane Harvey. Sports have a way of bringing people together even through hard times.
Q: What is your all time favorite Astros moment?
A: It was Friday night’s win against the Dodgers in Game 3. I was able to witness the Astros win a home game in the World Series.