Oral History of Gary Kilpatrick

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Oral History of Gary Kilpatrick

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Native Houstonian Gary Kilpatrick shares his memories of the Astrodome. Kilpatrick had the opportunity to watch the construction of the Dome and later was hired to be a press box runner at the Astrodome during 1967 and 1968. Kilpatrick's job allowed him access to Astros games, Oiler games, and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Kilpatrick reminisces about the games he and his press box friends would play with the bat boys. Kilpatrick shares one of his favorite memories: escorting a photographer to the top of the Astrodome.

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Date

11/14/2015

Temporal Coverage

2015-11-14

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Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

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Houston Public Library

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Interviewer

Castillo, Caroline

Interviewee

Kilpatrick, Gary

Digital Format

mp4

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