Houston Astrodome memorabilia sale

4,000 people stood in line for hours inside the Reliant Center, the

convention center adjacent to the now-closed stadium, to buy Astrodome

memorabilia.

An auctioneer takes bids during a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
An auctioneer takes bids during a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
An auctioneer takes bids during a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
People line up to buy stadium seats at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
People line up to buy stadium seats at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
People line up to buy stadium seats at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
A person takes a photo of the stadium seats that are for sale at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
A person takes a photo of the stadium seats that are for sale at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
A person takes a photo of the stadium seats that are for sale at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Space helmets worn by the grounds crew in the early years of the Houston Astrodome are lined up in front of drawings of former Houston Astros players on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. A sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms was held Saturday. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Space helmets worn by the grounds crew in the early years of the Houston Astrodome are lined up in front of drawings of former Houston Astros players on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. A sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms was held Saturday. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Space helmets worn by the grounds crew in the early years of the Houston Astrodome are lined up in front of drawings of former Houston Astros players on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. A sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms was held Saturday. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
People line up to buy stadium seats at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
People line up to buy stadium seats at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
People line up to buy stadium seats at a sale and auction of Houston Astrodome furniture, appliances, Astroturf and staff uniforms on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Reliant Center in Houston. The Astrodome was the world's first multipurpose domed stadium and was once home to the Astros and the Oilers. The stadium has been closed to all events since 2009. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
FILE - This April 1965 file photo made with a fisheye lens shows the Houston Astrodome The Houston Astros played their first game in the stadium on April 9, 1965. A "yard sale" and auction got underway Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 for anyone wanting to buy a memento from the stadium once dubbed the "eighth wonder of the world." The sale is being held at the Reliant Center, adjacent to the now-closed Astrodome. (AP Photos, File)
FILE - This April 1965 file photo made with a fisheye lens shows the Houston Astrodome The Houston Astros played their first game in the stadium on April 9, 1965. A "yard sale" and auction got underway Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 for anyone wanting to buy a memento from the stadium once dubbed the "eighth wonder of the world." The sale is being held at the Reliant Center, adjacent to the now-closed Astrodome. (AP Photos, File)
FILE - This April 1965 file photo made with a fisheye lens shows the Houston Astrodome The Houston Astros played their first game in the stadium on April 9, 1965. A "yard sale" and auction got underway Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 for anyone wanting to buy a memento from the stadium once dubbed the "eighth wonder of the world." The sale is being held at the Reliant Center, adjacent to the now-closed Astrodome. (AP Photos, File)
FILE - This May 21, 2012 file photo shows the Astrodome, once home to the Houston Oilers, Astros, stock shows, rodeos, along with playing host to the NBA Finals, professional boxing, tennis extravaganzas and numerous high school football playoff games. An organized effort has been launched to save the Houston Astrodome, two months before a referendum will decide its fate. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
FILE - This May 21, 2012 file photo shows the Astrodome, once home to the Houston Oilers, Astros, stock shows, rodeos, along with playing host to the NBA Finals, professional boxing, tennis extravaganzas and numerous high school football playoff games. An organized effort has been launched to save the Houston Astrodome, two months before a referendum will decide its fate. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
FILE - This May 21, 2012 file photo shows the Astrodome, once home to the Houston Oilers, Astros, stock shows, rodeos, along with playing host to the NBA Finals, professional boxing, tennis extravaganzas and numerous high school football playoff games. An organized effort has been launched to save the Houston Astrodome, two months before a referendum will decide its fate. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

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