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Astrodome interior with baseball configuration

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Interior view during baseball game, Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros

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Born in Cameron, Texas, Drayton McLane Jr., followed his father's footsteps in learning various aspects of the wholesale grocery business. Having an MBA in marketing, he moved into management and became the CEO and Chairman of the McLane Company in…

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David Long discusses his memories of opening night at the Astrodome along with seeing Mickey Mantle hit the first home run.

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Donald Bond, son of Astros player Walter Bond, discusses his memories of the Astrodome and the different events he attended there.

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Bob Watson made his Major League Baseball debut with the Houston Astros and played with the team from 1966 until 1979. Watson describes the experience of playing baseball inside the Astrodome and figuring out the best way to bat in the stadium. He…

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This oral history recalls three generations of Astrodome memories. Wilbur Thompson worked as a parking cashier starting in the mid-1970's. He was at the Astrodome for Astros and Oilers games, as well as the Houston Rodeo and Livestock show, plus…