Maybe we can get the Orioles -- or even the Ravens -- do have something like this. On Monday night, for their game against the Philadelphia Phillies, the Houston Astros invited dogs into the park for their first Dog Day, something they hope to make an annual event. There was also a pet parade and a costume contest.
At top, Joe Richardson sits with Gracie, front, and Bo at Minute Maid Park before the start of the game Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 in Houston. To the right, Helen Foreman walks her dog, Scooter Pooter, around the field at Minute Maid Park. And at left, a dog named Captain wears a baseball cap as he waits with his owner outside the park. (AP Photos/David J. Phillip)