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Dean of Astros beat Brian McTaggart Digs Deep

  • May 14, 2021

Brian McTaggart, the dean of Astros beat writers, visited with former MLB All-Star Russ Ortiz and Jesus Ortiz to discuss his career, the Astros beat and his journey from Scotland to Houston.

Over an hour, McTaggart shared his top 5 favorite most memorable interview subjects on the Astros’ beat. Not surprisingly, a pair of Hall of Famers are on his list.

McTaggart also shared insight about his life away from the press box as a father of three daughters who are now in college. Over an hour, he shared stories about his background and the dues he paid before becoming an Astros beat writer in 2004.

From prep sports to the Little League World Series and a pair of College World Series, McTaggart has covered every major baseball series in America.

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