Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/16/14
    When I say that NO ONE CARES about the existence of the Houston Astros, I may not be talking hyperbole. We’re getting dangerously close to being literal when we say that no one is interested in the Houston Astros. It isn’t just myself and David Kmiecik on baseball hiatus in 2013; it’s the entire fourth largest market in the United States. Houston DOESN’T CARE about the Astros, and that’s a big problem for MLB. Recently the Astros televised a game with less than a 1,000 viewers. Not joking. I’m being serious here. And that Astros telecast went head to head against a Chicago Sky and Minnesota Lynx game- AND LOST! Yes, an out of market WNBA game beat the Astros in Houston! Then, just this past Sunday another Astros game competed against the Houston Texans of the NFL, and they drew a 0.00 Nielsen rating. It’s just like in “Animal House” you remember Dean Wormer “And Mr. Blutarski, 0.0″ Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life. And having everyone say “DON’T CARE” to yo
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