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Minute Maid Park

The ballpark was Houston's first retractable-roofed stadium, protecting fans and athletes from Houston's notoriously humid weather as its predecessor, the Astrodome, did, but allowing fans to also enjoy outdoor baseball during favorable weather; something they couldn't do in the Astrodome.

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Minute Maid Park

Minute Maid Park

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2005 World Series, Craig Biggio, Current MLB Park, Draft-and-follow, Drayton McLane, Houston Astros, Minute Maid Park

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