October 29, 2001 | Stephen Cannella
Larry Dierker discovers that when you lose the players, your job soon follows
July 26, 1999
On Astros manager Larry Dierker's first day back from brain surgery, outfielder Derek Bell bitched about Dierker's dropping him to sixth in the batting order.
June 21, 1999 | Ken Griffey
•That Larry Dierker gets well soon.
April 07, 1997
Larry DierkerHouston Astros manager, on his move from the team's broadcast booth to the dugout: "In broadcasting, I was an analyst. By the time I finish managing, I might need one."
March 31, 1997 | Dave Fleming
Some mornings when he's driving to the ballpark Larry Dierker catches himself practicing his batting signs in the rearview mirror, and he chuckles at the sight. But then everything about his overnight transformation...