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[PDF / Epub] ★ Dome Sweet Dome Author Gregory H. Wolf – Bchipdigital.co.uk This book—a collaborative effort by members of the Society for American Baseball Research SABR—evokes memories of the Astrodome Heralded as the “Eighth Wonder of the World” when it opened in 1This book—a collaborative effort by members of the Society for American Baseball Research SABR—evokes memories of the Astrodome Heralded as the “Eighth Wonder of the World” when it opened in 1965 the Astrodome was the world’s first domed stadium Detailed recaps of 70 games played there join nine insightful feature essays about the ballpark Some of the games might be considered great like Nolan Ryan’s record breaking fifth no hitter or historic like the first regular season game in the ’Dome Other contests are remembered for milestone accomplishments such as Jim Wynn becoming the first player to hit three home runs in the Astrodome or fantastic finishes like the Astros’ 22 inning victory in 1989 Stories feature Hall of Famers like Ryan Bagwell Craig Biggio and Randy Johnson as well as stars from Larry Dierker and Mike Cuellar to José Cruz and Mike Scott and lesser remembered players such as George Bjorkman No volume would be complete without the Astros’ heartbreaking losses in postseason games in the 1980s and 1990s Feature essays contextualize the stadium’s history with pieces on th.

E Astrodome’s engineering movers and shakers in the stadium’s creation including Roy Hofheinz George Kirksey and Craig Cullinan the Astrodome as a home to non baseball events and of course an in depth historical review of the Astrodome itself Astrodome icons pitcher Larry Dierker and longtime team executive Tal Smith wrote introductions Just a few of the games and chapters included September 13 1965 Mays Clouts Number 500 GREGORY H WOLF August 26 1966 Aspromonte’s Walk Off Slam THOMAS RATHKAMP June 18 1967 Unhittable Wilson Tosses First No No GREGORY H WOLF July 2 1967 “Wynning” Reaction for the Winning Run JOHN BAUER September 27 1967 Cuellar Outduels Bunning NORM KING April 15 1968 The Astrodome Marathon RICHARD RIIS August 23 1968 The Heady Heights of Seventh Place JOHN BAUER May 27 1969 Rader’s Walk Off Slam Sinks Phillies THOMAS RATHKAMP June 18 1972 Reuss Spins One Hitter RICHARD A CUICCHI June 10 1974 Mike Schmidt Wallops a TremendousSingle? CHIP GREENE June 15 1976 Rainout in the Astrodome RICK SCHABOWSKI July 9 1976 Dierker Tosses a No No GREGORY H WOLF June 24 1977 Watson Hits for.

dome kindle sweet free dome mobile Dome Sweet book Dome Sweet Dome PDFE Astrodome’s engineering movers and shakers in the stadium’s creation including Roy Hofheinz George Kirksey and Craig Cullinan the Astrodome as a home to non baseball events and of course an in depth historical review of the Astrodome itself Astrodome icons pitcher Larry Dierker and longtime team executive Tal Smith wrote introductions Just a few of the games and chapters included September 13 1965 Mays Clouts Number 500 GREGORY H WOLF August 26 1966 Aspromonte’s Walk Off Slam THOMAS RATHKAMP June 18 1967 Unhittable Wilson Tosses First No No GREGORY H WOLF July 2 1967 “Wynning” Reaction for the Winning Run JOHN BAUER September 27 1967 Cuellar Outduels Bunning NORM KING April 15 1968 The Astrodome Marathon RICHARD RIIS August 23 1968 The Heady Heights of Seventh Place JOHN BAUER May 27 1969 Rader’s Walk Off Slam Sinks Phillies THOMAS RATHKAMP June 18 1972 Reuss Spins One Hitter RICHARD A CUICCHI June 10 1974 Mike Schmidt Wallops a TremendousSingle? CHIP GREENE June 15 1976 Rainout in the Astrodome RICK SCHABOWSKI July 9 1976 Dierker Tosses a No No GREGORY H WOLF June 24 1977 Watson Hits for.

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