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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Mike Zolkoski
Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#205: Houston Astros Part Two: The 80s

23 minutes

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The 1970s closed out with a great season for the Houston Astros in 1979. They finished only one-and-a-half games behind the pennant-winning Reds, and ended the decade on the brink of greatness. Would the Astros finally get over that hump and become the dominant team they’d come close to becoming since the 1960s? Let’s find out.

Before we begin… what’s your favorite major league ballpark giveaway swag in a Texas ballpark?

Go Go Astros

  • Lots of great old Astros audio and video on Astros Daily (including a downloadable MP3 of the Go Go Astros song).

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