Houston -- a modern city in 1912

Check Out Houston in 1912

This amazing old bird’s eye view of Houston was done in 1912. Click on it to see what you recognize of the city today. Source: Library of Congress 


Mickey Mantle Hits First Ever Indoor Home Run in 1965

Today is a historic day. It marks 50 years since the first indoor home run was hit in Houston, Texas, by Mickey Mantle. That’s right, April 9th, 1965, off of Turk Farrell in an exhibition game. Mickey Mantle at bat...