Retractable roof allows rain inside SkyDome

Updated: July 24, 2003, 9:15 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- A sudden shower forced a rare rain delay at SkyDome, where the retractable roof was open when bad weather moved in during Thursday night's game between the Chicago White Sox and Toronto Blue Jays.

There was a 26-minute delay in the top of the sixth inning. It was the fourth rain delay -- and the longest -- at SkyDome, which opened in 1989.

Kelvim Escobar was pitching to Carl Everett when the game was halted as lightning flashed. The rain sent fans scurrying for cover, ...

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