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This Week In Baseball History

Apr 18, 2018

Baseball is meant to be played outdoors and on a manicured lawn of beautiful soft grass. But with America rocketing into the Space Age, nothing was safe from modernization. Including the playing field in Houston, where the Astros and Dodgers played the first major league game on artificial turf 52 years ago this week. Mike and Bill look at the rise and downfall of fake plastic grass, and why this terrible idea has stuck around for so long.