Astros 2012 CAREavan hist the road Wednesday, February 1

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros 2012 CAREavan will hit the road on Wednesday, February 1, with three full days of visits throughout central and south Texas, followed by a trip to Oklahoma City, Okla., and five days in the Houston area. In addition to numerous private community stops, each day will include free public autograph sessions at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores. 

The team will make two-day trips to Austin (Feb. 1-2), Brownsville, Harlingen and McAllen (Feb. 1-2) and San Antonio (Feb. 2-3), travel to Corpus Christi and Victoria (Feb. 3), and head to Oklahoma City (Feb. 6).  The team’s annual winter trek will also visit five different communities in Houston (Feb. 6-10). 

More than 30 Astros players, alumni, coaches and front office staff will take part in the 2012 CAREavan.  A summary of the team’s activities and the players participating are listed below.  Also, a list of stops open to the public is posted at  *Players may be added and are subject to change.