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Super Sunday Links 5 December 2010

Tis the season to be fat and happy lalalal luhlalala.While you were putting up Christmas lights I was surfing YouTube for some tasty Astro related videos. 

 

Hot Stove

Get Rid Of Free Agent Compensation | FanGraphs Baseball
Is the compensation system broken? Dave Cameron argues that it is.


The Bullpen

Joe Blogs: The Age Of The Setup Man
An article about the ever evolving bullpen.

Astro YouTube classics after the jump

Blast from the past

YouTube - Ham Slice of History 13: Astrodome Uniforms
When the Houston Astrodome opened in 1965, the uniforms of each an every employee was designed to compliment the Space-City theme.

YouTube - ASTROS HOMERUN SEQUENCE (HOUSTON ASTRODOME)
The old Astros homerun board from the Houston Astrodome in Texas. Baseball, the old fashioned way.

YouTube - Houston Astros Time Lapse
Time lapse photography of a Houston Astros game in 2006 for a Budweiser commercial.

800 images squeezed into just over 2 minutes.

YouTube - Go Astros! Turn It Up!
Turn It Up Astros Remix Video

YouTube - Houston Astros Intro
Houston Astros Intro

YouTube - Carlos Lee Knows the Score
Carlos reminds Dodger fans that their team is losing 5-0.

YouTube - Carlos Lee Conducts His Own Jeers
"Lee sucks!" say the fans at Dodger Stadium on May 9, 2008.

YouTube - Casa Ole Commercials with Jose Lima 2 of 3
Jose Lima helped put Casa Ole on the map from 1998-2001 and, even years later, people still remember these commercials directed by W. Ross Wells

YouTube - Insider: Hunter Pence video diary
The Astros RF shows us his life.

YouTube - Jose Cruz does a Whataburger commercial
Jose Cruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuz does a commercial.

YouTube - Amazing 6 Year old Sings for Houston Astros Season Game
On 7-21-08 6 Year old singing prodigy Gina Incandela delivered another amazing performance of the National Anthem at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas

YouTube - Houston Astros and Burger King Commercial
Houston Astros and Burger King Commercial