The team, county and state likely would seek a domed stadium
, or perhaps one with a retractable roof, so the venue can be used for public events year-round.
"I can't use bad weather as an excuse; we've been actually hitting in good weather," said Maddon, whose team opened in Miami and then played this past weekend in a domed stadium
Owner Mark Davis filed an application in January to move the team to Las Vegas before the 2020 season with a possible $2 billion domed stadium
in the works.
There was quite a bit of traffic and the Goodyear blimp was circling the domed stadium
in which the games would be played, about one mile from the field.
But when the National League decided to add two teams, Hofheinz and Smith turned their attention to building a state-of-the-art domed stadium
that made Houston an attractive candidate to N.L.
More than 10,000 students filled the floor of a huge domed stadium
Minneapolis, in fact, announced details Monday of a bid for the 2018 Super Bowl in a new domed stadium
against New Orleans and Indianapolis.
"Bob" Smith, Hofheinz championed the construction of a publicly financed, domed stadium
as the centerpiece of Houston's bid for a Major League franchise.
* Astrodome likely to be razed after voters refuse to pony up for conversion (The Associated Press): "Memories will probably soon be all that's left of the Houston Astrodome - the world's first multipurpose domed stadium
. Voters on Tuesday did not approve a referendum that would have authorized up to $217 million in bonds to turn the stadium that once hosted both professional baseball and football games into a giant convention and event center and exhibition space.
In 1961, the Houston electorate approved $22 million in general obligation bonds for the Harris County domed stadium
. However, the Astrodome, as the stadium was eventually called, was not ready for the inaugural 1962 campaign.
How can that football stadium in Glendale, Ariz., have real grass if it's a domed stadium
? How can grass grow without sunlight?
Dec Dec Dec Las The Rogers Centre, home to Dec the Blue Jays Baseball Club and the Toronto Argonauts Football Team, was the first domed stadium
to have a retractable roof.