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Astros’ Carlos Correa says baseball is ‘stuck in the past,’ needs personality

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa wants to be an agent of change in moving baseball from its perceived stodgy ways.

Click through the gallery to see photos from Correa’s TRISTAR signing at NRG Park.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa wants to be an agent of change in moving baseball from its perceived stodgy ways.

Click through the gallery to see photos from Correa’s TRISTAR signing at NRG Park.

Photo: Karen Warren, Staff

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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NFL great Joe Theismann has his photo taken with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as they signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

NFL great Joe Theismann has his photo taken with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as they signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans Joel Gluskin & wife Talya Arbisser Gluskin show off the ball Carlos Correa signed. He saved that ball for 3 years and asked Astros shortstop Carlos Correa autograph it at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston. less
Fans Joel Gluskin & wife Talya Arbisser Gluskin show off the ball Carlos Correa signed. He saved that ball for 3 years and asked Astros shortstop Carlos Correa autograph it at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Seven-year-old Juan Tres Vasquez III meets his idol, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Seven-year-old Juan Tres Vasquez III meets his idol, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Seven-year-old Juan Tres Vasquez III meets his idol, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Seven-year-old Juan Tres Vasquez III meets his idol, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Photographer Juan DeLeon shakes hands with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa after he signed an autograph for his son, Cash, at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photographer Juan DeLeon shakes hands with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa after he signed an autograph for his son, Cash, at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Ten-year-old Hayden Smith shows off his Astros shortstop Carlos Correa autographed bat at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston. Smith and his father, Travis plan to hand the bat in their “Man Cave” at home. less
Ten-year-old Hayden Smith shows off his Astros shortstop Carlos Correa autographed bat at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston. Smith and his father, Travis plan to hand the bat in … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Judy Poker has a wooden Astros emblem signed by Astros shortstop Carlos Correa as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Judy Poker has a wooden Astros emblem signed by Astros shortstop Carlos Correa as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa is signing autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa is signing autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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1999 Heisman Trophy and NFL player Ron Dayne has his photo taken with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as they signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

1999 Heisman Trophy and NFL player Ron Dayne has his photo taken with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as they signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Nine-year-old Jackson Collier shows off his signed photo that has taken with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa two years ago at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Nine-year-old Jackson Collier shows off his signed photo that has taken with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa two years ago at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Seven-year-old Juan Tres Vasquez III meets his idol, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston. His father Juan Jr., took a photo of them at the show. less
Seven-year-old Juan Tres Vasquez III meets his idol, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston. His father Juan Jr., took a … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Two-year-old Max Allen didn’t want have any part of meeting Astros shortstop Carlos Correa at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston. Max hind for Correa as his mother Molly got a autograph for his older brother who was playing basketball today. less
Two-year-old Max Allen didn’t want have any part of meeting Astros shortstop Carlos Correa at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston. Max hind for Correa as his mother Molly got a … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Seven-year-old Juan Tres Vasquez III meets his idol, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Seven-year-old Juan Tres Vasquez III meets his idol, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s sunglasses reflect a photo with his image as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s sunglasses reflect a photo with his image as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Fans line up to meet Astros shortstop Carlos Correa’s as he signed autographs at the TriStar Show at NRG Arena Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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