As you are watching or listening to the World Series between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are you aware of the connection there is between Binghamton and the Astros ?

Larry Ness is the Retail Supervisor for the Astros.  He was the Head Athletic Trainer for the American Hockey League's Broome Dusters from 1979-80.  He moved on to become Assistant Athletic Trainer for the NHL's Minnesota North Stars from 1980-85 and then became Head Trainer for both the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning.  He spent better than two decades working in professional hockey.

Robert Ford is the Play-by-Play Radio Voice of the Astros.  Ford joined the Astros broadcast team in 2013.  He was the "Voice" of the Binghamton Mets from 2005-2009.  He also was the"Voice" of Binghamton University women's basketball from 2006-2009. During that same time frame he was the co-host of the Binghamton Bearcats weekly radio show heard on News Radio 1290 WNBF.