Recreation: Rain or Shine

The rain check is on its way to being a collector's item in Houston. Harris County voters have just approved a $9.6 million supplementary bond issue, bringing to $24.6 million the funds raised to complete the world's first domed, air-conditioned outdoor sports stadium.

Scheduled to be ready in 1964, the stadium will seat 46,000 in plush bucket-type seats for baseball, 52,000 for football, and upwards of 65,000 for fights and conventions. The dome will be 202 ft. high (well clear of the most towering fly), and its seven tiers will be served by escalators. There will be facilities for 25,000...

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