Archive for November 8th, 2013

Dome Doings

There are a number of letters to the Chron editor about the fate of the Doom, err Dome. One of the letters kind of comes down on Hunker Down and Commissioners Court for letting the Dome decompose so to speak. The letter has a point. Back in 2000 or so after the ‘Stros moved out and the decision was made to build Reliant Stadium the County took control of the football stadium and also had control of the Dome. They just let the Dome sit there and wither away under their watch.

Everyone knows that the first MLB postseason game played at Dome was on October 10, 1980 for Game 3 of the NLCS against the Phillies. Who led off for the Phillies that day?

Apparently former H-Town CM Ben Reyes is back involved in local political campaigns. That’s interesting.

Pete Rose of course led off for the Phillies in Game 3 of the 1980 NLCS.

Nothing again from The Yard.

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