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Latest news on the Houston Astros, a professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas. Established in 1962 as the Houston Colt .45s, the team joined the National League as an expansion franchise before changing their name to the Astros in 1965. In 2013, the Astros transitioned to the American League (AL), joining the AL West division in Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Astros have experienced success in their history, winning their first World Series championship in 2017 and their second in 2022, as well as capturing four American League pennants (2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022) and a National League pennant (2005). The team's colors are navy blue, orange, and white, with a distinctive logo featuring a stylised star and an "H" representing Houston.
The Astros play their home games at Minute Maid Park, a retractable-roof stadium located in downtown Houston. The stadium, which opened in 2000, features a unique train motif, paying homage to the city's history with the Union Station railway hub.