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Houston Astros Greats Visit Christus Spohn's Cancer Center

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

Some patients at Christus Spohn's Cancer Center received quite the surprise on Thursday. It was a special visit from some very special guests.

Some Houston Astros greats, both current and former, swung by the hospital as part of the Astros' Care-a-Van, which was in Corpus Christi Thursday.

Among the stars in town were former Hooks Bud Norris and Jordan Nyles, as well as outfielder Justin Maxwell, hall of fame announcer Milo Hamilton and former Astros pitcher great and manger Larry Dierker.

"They watch us on TV and cheer for us on TV," Astros Pitcher Bud Norris said. "Hopefully put a smile on their face."

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