Top Advances in the History of Sports

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Top Advances in the History of Sports

How big of a deal was the Astrodome when it opened?

It was called the Eighth Wonder of the World. In other words, it was no less a marvel than the Taj Mahal itself.

And while the pure-domed stadium has fallen out of favor in Major League Baseball and given way to retractable roof stadiums all over the country, the title "Eighth Wonder of the World" serves as a reminder that, way back in 1965, the notion of playing football or baseball in an indoor stadium was seen as nothing less than a modern miracle.

Let's take a look at the Harris County Domed Stadium (a.k.a the Houston Astrodome) and the top 10 advances in the history of sports.

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