Bigger Houston Athlete – Hakeem Or Biggio

  • Championships
    Two - The only championships in Houston history come from Hakeem and the Rockets in the Mid-90's.
    Zero - Despite many trips to the playoffs and a 2006 World Series appearance the Astros never won the whole thing with Biggio.
  • Awards
    Hakeem won the MVP in 1994 and Finals MVP in '94 and '95. Also won back to back defensive player of the year awards for the 2
    Biggio never finished above 4th in MVP voting but he won 4 gold gloves at second base and five silver slugger awards.
  • Versatility
    Hakeem had one job and that was to protect the rim. And he did it well, but at 7' tall he wasn't getting outside to the arc for any 3's
    Started out as a catcher, moved to second base, moved to outfield, moved back to second base. Excelled everywhere.
  • Career Achievements
    Rebounds 13,748 (14th All time) Points 26,946 (11th) Blocks 3,830 (1st All Time) 12 Time All-Star
    Hits 3,060 (21st all-time) Doubles 668 (5th all-time) 7 Time All-Star
  • Time In Houston
    Hakeem Played College ball in Houston and 14 of his 15 seasons in the NBA with the Rockets. (Traded to the Raptors for his final NBA Season)
    Biggio played 2,850 career games over his 20 seasons in Major League Baseball. All of them for the Houston Astros.
  • Hall Of Famer
    Yes
    Soon
RESULTS
Hakeem has done what no one else has been able to do for Housotn, win championships. That is the only thing that matters in the end and while Craig Biggio is loved by all Houstonians, there is no way he can surpass Hakeem for the love of this city.

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