When did the Houston baseball team start using the Astros name ?
Ans. b 1965 The same year they moved into the Astrodome From the team’s first year 1962 to the end of the 1964 the team was named the Colt 45S
What was the play surface in the Astrodome in 1965?
Ans A Grass/dirt The orignal Astrodome roof had glass panels to let Sun light in for the grass but the glare was unbearable they painted the panels black which killed the grass so they added green paint for show to the field 1966 Astrosturf debuted
Nolan Ryan was the First Astro
a. to Sign a $1M contract
b. Pitch a no hitter
c. to win a playoff game
Ans a. Nolan signed a$1 M contract to join the Astros
What is the current name of the Astros ballpark?
a. Astros’ Field
b. Enron Field
c. Minnute Maid Park
Ans c. Enron field opened in 2000 breifly changed its name to Astros’ Field after Enron went bankrupt then naming rights were sold to Minute Maid