Astros' wives prepare to play their husbands at the Astrodome in 1974.

The Houston Astros and Wooing Women Fans

This article was written by Will Flaherty

This article was published in the The National Pastime: Baseball in the Space Age (Houston, 2014)


Astros' wives prepare to play their husbands at the Astrodome in 1974.

The “Astros Better Halves” prepare to play their husbands under the Dome in the 1970s. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF HOUSTON ASTROS)

 

Judge was intimately involved in determining the Astrodome’s design and amenities.

WILL FLAHERTY is a native Houstonian and life-long Houston Astros supporter. Will is a 2010 graduate in History and Political Science from Duke University. A SABR member since 2013, Will currently resides in New York City and works for SeatGeek, a search engine for live event tickets.

 

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