"They inherited this," said Smith, who worked 35 years for the Astros before departing when Crane bought the franchise in 2011. "It's not something that they developed or would take any ownership pride in."
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He said that the Skeeters regularly sell out Saturday night games and that there were only 500 tickets available for this Saturday's game before Clemens was signed.
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