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The Astros are having fun with throwback uni-night

Apr 7, 2010, 10:50 AM EST

Got this via Neyer: the Astros’ turn-back-the-clock promotion this weekend is going to be sweet. In addition to going back to what were some pretty nifty uniforms (no, not the rainbow ones), the team is going to put the grounds crew and ushers in 1960s garb too, and that 1960s garb was pretty unique. Lots more pics at the Uni Watch link, such as:

  • What the ushers — or, rather, usherettes — known as “Spacettes” — wore; and

And here’s the (short) story behind them:

This is impossibly awesome.

  1. Joe L - Apr 7, 2010 at 2:11 PM

    The usherettes look like the waitresses at the beginning of “2001,” and I could not love it more.
    If only HAL became the announcer for the evening: “Please direct your attention to left-field for the hot-dog race, Dave.”

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