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Friday, April 09, 2010

Astros vs Rangers in the money game plus Colt .45s history

MLB Houston Astros Mr. Potato HeadAs we come to the close of the first week of the 2010 baseball season, let's take a look at the value of MLB teams. The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers sure are neck and neck in this world. SEE THE FULL LIST (Thanks Brian)

The Houston Business Journal reports that the Houston Astros will take the field April 10th against the Philadelphia Phillies with both teams wearing their 1965 uniforms. These will be similar to the ones worn in the first regular season game ever at the Astrodome. READ MORE

A Six-Gun Salute: An Illustrated History of the Houston Colt .45sEarlier this week I posted video related to the Astros. Check out two great pieces on the team's predecessors the Colt .45s. In these videos you will find out about the team's struggles and ballpark filled with some annoyances (you'll understand why The Astrodome was built).

While we are at it, see how fast a Houston TV reporter can run the bases at Minute Maid Park.

- A Six-Gun Salute: An Illustrated History of the Houston Colt .45s
- Houston Colt .45s 5950 Wool Throwback Cooperstown Fitted Cap - 6 3/4 COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here