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The Owen File
NAME: Spike Dee Owen

BORN: 4/19/61

RESIDES: Austin, TX

CURRENTLY: Coach with the Round Rock Express (Double-A of the Houston Astros)

COLLEGE: University of Texas

ACQUIRED: Traded in 1986 to the Boston Red Sox along with Dave Henderson from the Seattle Mariners for players to be named later, Rey Quinones, and cash. The players to be named later were Mike Brown, Mike Trujillo, and John Christensen.

CLAIM TO FAME: Red Sox starting shortstop from 1986-1988. Shortstop for 1986 Red Sox World Series team and 1988 Red Sox team, which won the divisional title and lost in the ALCS to the Oakland A's.

FAVORITE BOSTON SPORTS MEMORY: Dave Henderson's home run in Game 5 of the 1986 ALCS against the California Angels.

CURRENT PLAYER YOU MOST ADMIRE: Roger Clemens

TOUGHEST PITCHER YOU FACED: Any knuckleball pitcher

DID YOU PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT THE MEDIA WROTE/SAID: Yes

LAST TIME IN BOSTON: 1995 playing with the California Angles

WATCH THE LAST EPISODE OF FRIENDS: no

FAVORITE REALITY TV SHOW: Fear Factor

BUSH OR KERRY: Bush

2004 PICK TO WIN THE WORLD SERIES: Houston Astros

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