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Film clips from the ABC13 archive of the Colt .45s in 1962

On April 9, 1962, Major League Baseball was welcomed to Houston as the Colt .45s rolled down Main Street in a parade. The name wouldn’t last long. Due to a lawsuit by the Colt 45 firearms company, Judge Roy Hofheinz[…..]

Colt Stadium Houston film footage from April 10, 1962

This is channel 13 film footage from 4-10-1962 right after the April 9th debut of the Colt .45s. The Colt .45s were the team that preceded the Houston Astros just a few years later in 1964. The team was forced[…..]

How KTRK inspired the Astrodome