April 9, 1965: Astros beat Yankees in first game inside the Houston Astrodome

“The opening night against the Yankees was one of the most…

April 12, 1965: Phillies win first regular-season game in the Astrodome

On April 9, 1965, the former Houston Colt .45s took the field…

April 23, 1965: Rusty Staub sends the Astros home happy

The first one didn’t count.If you want to get technical about…

September 13, 1965: Willie Mays clouts 500th home run

“It was a fastball, and I thought I hit it good,” said Willie…

August 26, 1966: Bob Aspromonte’s walk-off slam lights up the sky for Astros

You’ve heard it before. A batter steps up to the plate in a…

June 15, 1967: 'Toy Cannon' blasts three home runs in the Astrodome

June 15, 1967, seemed like an unlikely day for the Houston Astros’…

June 18, 1967: Don Wilson tosses first no-hitter in Astrodome history

“I was amazed by the game he threw,” gushed Houston Astros…

July 2, 1967: 'Wynning' reaction nets Astros the winning run in 9th

When the Houston Astros hosted the Los Angeles Dodgers for a…

September 27, 1967: Cuellar, Astros win 12-inning classic against Bunning, Phillies

While fans at baseball games 100 years from now watch as their…

April 15, 1968: The Astrodome Marathon: Astros beat Mets 1-0 in 24-inning duel

“WE HOPE YOU’RE ENJOYING TONIGHT’S THIRD GAME AS MUCH AS…

July 9, 1968: All-Star parade of pitchers in the 'Year of the Pitcher'

It was expected to be a glittering night of firsts.The 1968 All-Star…

August 23, 1968: Astros reach the heady heights of seventh place

Baseball fans in Houston had never had it so good in the short…

May 27, 1969: Doug Rader’s walk-off slam sinks Phillies

Houston Astros third baseman Doug Rader had hit two home runs…

July 11, 1970: Astros prevail in 14 in 'overly tame ending to a very hairy game'

Two teams with a history of extra-inning games1 faced each other…

August 30, 1970: Jimmy Wynn's two homers lead Astros to win over Mets

Sunday, August 30, 1970, dawned as a typical late-summer day…

September 19, 1971: Astros score five unanswered runs to defeat Reds in 11 innings

Entering their September 19, 1971, Sunday afternoon game against…

June 18, 1972: Astros' Jerry Reuss shuts out Phillies with a gem

The Houston Astros were in the midst of their first-ever winning…

July 30, 1972: Astros, Padres split doubleheader in two extra-inning games

“Things just kept happening, unexpected things, rare things,…

August 19, 1974: Milt May's magic helps Astros defeat Mets in 11 innings

“I just happened to hit one up the middle in the right spot,”…

September 22, 1974: Astros edge out the Braves in 14-inning battle

A starting pitcher’s offday routine includes — but is not…