We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.
We dug up some old film that shows what a trying experience it might have been to watch the Houston Colt .45s in an un-air-conditioned, sunbaked baseball stadium that pre-dated the Astrodome.
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One reader agreed, but saw the bright side.
"God, it must have been terrible to go to a game in Colts Stadium."
You are right. No upholstered seats, no air conditioning, no giant video board, no commercials between innings ... just the opportunity to see real Major League ball players in Houston for the first time. It was hot as Hades. But, ya know, it's Houston.