Houston Sports Museum

The Finger Furniture store on the Gulf Freeway is set on the former site of Buff Stadium, the home of the Houston Buffs baseball team. < A plaque marks the location of home plate in the former Buff Stadium. The museum includes memorabilia from Houston sports teams past and present, including the Colt .45s, Astros, Oilers (remember them?), Aeros (both incarnations), Gamblers, Rockets and University of Houston teams. There‚Äôs a great display of baseballs signed by everyone from Mickey Mantle and Joe diMaggio to Lou Brock. The museum is in the customer lounge at the back of the store. Want to see more of Houston's unusual sights? Get your copy of “Offbeat Houston” and you can see places even the natives don’t know about!

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