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Killer Bs
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Killer Bs

Although the exact makeup up the Houston Astros' Killer Bs changed over time, the nickname first appeared in 1996. Bagwell, Biggio, Bell and Berry beget Bagwell, Biggio, Bell and Berkman, who beget Bagwell, Biggio, Berkman and, for a season, Beltran. Regardless of the exact makeup, the Killer Bs intimidated opposing pitchers with Craig Biggio's knack for getting on base and roping doubles while Jeff Bagwell and Lance Berkman bombed homers.

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