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Former Astros manager Bo Porter lures a baseball legend to Houston, showing his undying love for the city

Former Astros manager Bo Porter lures a baseball legend to Houston

Frank Robinson, from left, with Stacey and Bo Porter at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Frank Robinson, from left, with Stacey and Bo Porter. Photo by Vicky Pink
Frank Robinson and Philamena Baird at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Frank Robinson and Philamena Baird. Photo by Vicky Pink
Themba and Michael Titley at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Themba and Michael Titley. Photo by Vicky Pink
Karen and Scott Rozzell at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Karen and Scott Rozzell. Photo by Vicky Pink
Krista Moser and James Calaway at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Krista Moser and James Calaway. Photo by Vicky Pink
Michelle and LeRoy Burrell at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Michelle and LeRoy Burrell. Photo by Vicky Pink
Gina Gaston at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Gina Gaston. Photo by Vicky Pink
Robert and Carol Fondren, from left, with Berkeley Fondren at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Robert and Carol Fondren, from left, with Berkeley Fondren. Photo by Vicky Pink
Shern Min Chow at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Shern Min Chow. Photo by Vicky Pink
LaToya Luckett, left, and Stacey Porter at the Legacy Gala December 2014
LaToya Luckett, left, and Stacey Porter. Photo by Vicky Pink
Danan Hughes at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Danan Hughes. Photo by Vicky Pink
Frank Robinson, from left, with Stacey and Bo Porter at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Frank Robinson and Philamena Baird at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Themba and Michael Titley at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Karen and Scott Rozzell at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Krista Moser and James Calaway at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Michelle and LeRoy Burrell at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Gina Gaston at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Robert and Carol Fondren, from left, with Berkeley Fondren at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Shern Min Chow at the Legacy Gala December 2014
LaToya Luckett, left, and Stacey Porter at the Legacy Gala December 2014
Danan Hughes at the Legacy Gala December 2014

What: The Stacey and Bo Porter SELF Foundation second annual "Legacy Gala."

Where: The Hilton Americas-Houston.

The 411: He might no longer work in Houston but former Astros manager Bo Porter, now a third base coach with the Atlanta Braves, and wife Stacey, a native Houstonian, still have clout in the community as witnessed by the recent gala benefiting the Houston-based Stacey and Bo Porter SELF Foundation.

The evening honored Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and MLB executive vice president of baseball development Frank Robinson. Philamena Baird chaired the fundraiser for which Marcy and Robert Duncan served as honorary chairs. 

Funds raised at the event are dedicated to after-school programs at Key, Revere and Welch middle schools.

Who: LaToya Luckett, Enos Cabell, Gina Gaston and Mario Ellie, Michelle and Leroy Burrell, Jose Cruz, Terri and John Havens, Chester Pitts, Cathy and Dr. Gary Brock, Sonny and Jodie Jiles and Mychelle and Shawn Taylor.