Baseball: Wynn of the Losers

A young team with a young franchise in a young stadium surprises no one when it stands ninth in the league; the Houston Astros might even be tenth in the National League if it weren't for the New York Mets. What is surprising about the Astros is a trio of young play ers who are among baseball's best per formers so far this season. Rightfielder Rusty Staub, 23, a onetime bonus baby, is finally giving the Astros a neat re turn on their $100,000 investment: he ranks fourth in the league in batting...

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