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Bo Porter named honorary captain for Saturday’s game

[ 0 ] October 3, 2013

From UI Athletic Communications: Bo Porter, current manager of the Houston Astros and a standout performer in both football and baseball during his Hawkeye career, will serve as honorary captain when the University of Iowa hosts Michigan State Saturday in Kinnick Stadium. Porter, who recently completed his first year as Houston’s manager, lettered as a […]

Former Hawkeye two-sport star named Houston Astros manager

[ 0 ] September 27, 2012

Former University of Iowa baseball and football player Bo Porter was named manager of Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros this morning. The announcement was made during a press conference. Porter, who starred at Iowa as an outfielder and defensive back in college, most recently worked as third base coach for the Washington Nationals. He was […]

Porter in the running for Marlins managerial job

[ 0 ] June 28, 2010

Bo Porter, who starred at Iowa as a defensive back and outfielder in college, has interviewed for the Florida Marlins managerial opening and is getting strong consideration for the position now that the Marlins have turned away from Bobby Valentine, SI.com baseball writer Jon Heyman tweeted. Porter was an all-Big Ten selection in football and […]