The Astros Beg You to Come See Their Games
This man has not been seen outside Minute Maid.
Remember those good ol' days when a baseball ticket used to cost two bucks? And you'd get change back from your quarter for a Hershey bar and Coke?
Well, you can forget about the chocolate-and-soda thing, but the Houston Astros have become so desperate to attract anyone to view their latest season of despair that they are offering seats for two bucks.
And not just to the crummy teams, either -- the offer includes teams that normally attract big crowds here, like the Braves, the Cardinals and the Reds.
To be sure, your package will also include crap like the Pirates and Nationals, but still....two bucks is two bucks.
Houston Texans vs. Arizona Cardinals
TicketsSun., Nov. 19, 12:00pm
Rice Owls Football vs. North Texas
TicketsSat., Nov. 25, 12:00pm
Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49ers
TicketsSun., Dec. 10, 12:00pm
Houston Texans vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
TicketsMon., Dec. 25, 3:30pm
Houston Open - Good Any One Day Grounds
TicketsSun., Apr. 1, 11:59pm
The ten-game package gives you seats in the Outfield Deck, but Lord knows no one's exactly going to kick up a fuss if you "improve" your location once the game starts.
On the other hand, this just may be the opening volley of Astro-ticket desperation. Wait a month or two and you might get dinner for two thrown into the bargain.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Houston, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.