The Houston Astros win the World Series

After a drawn-out series that marked the 39th time an MLB World Series has entered game 7, the Houston Astros are champions. Defeating the L.A. Dodgers 5 - 1 at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, this marks the first time the franchise has won a world series since its creation in 1962.

  1. Congrats to the 2017 World Series champions @astrosbaseball 
#astros #worldseries #eastroadsconnections
    Congrats to the 2017 World Series champions @astrosbaseball #astros #worldseries #eastroadsconnections
  2. Giving fans what has been dubbed as one of the best world series to date, it was the first match up since 1970 where the two teams both had over 100 wins.
  3. This win ended the third longest MLB Championship drought, after the Chicago Cubs broke their drought last year. The Cleveland Indians now hold the drought record at 69 years, followed by the Texas Rangers at 57 years.
  4. So happy this morning for this team and what they accomplished last night. I have been a fan of the Astros for 25 years and used to go to games at the Astrodome back when the Killer B’s were on the field. This team earned it after years of rebuilding and not giving up. Now we are built to be a dynasty! Go Astros!! #astros #worldserieschamps #houstonstrong #longtimecoming #perseverance #hardworkpaysoff
    So happy this morning for this team and what they accomplished last night. I have been a fan of the Astros for 25 years and used to go to games at the Astrodome back when the Killer B’s were on the field. This team earned it after years of rebuilding and not giving up. Now we are built to be a dynasty! Go Astros!! #astros #worldserieschamps #houstonstrong #longtimecoming #perseverance #hardworkpaysoff
  5. The exciting game 7 had fans on their feet the entire game, as highlight reel-worthy moments happened every inning. With the Astros taking a 5-0 lead in the second inning, the Dodgers were pressured early on. Unfortunately for Dodgers fans, the Astros proved they were there to win the World Series and make history.
  6. Houston Astros vs. LA Dodgers 2017 World Series Game 7 Highlights | MLB
  7. The celebrations for the Astros didn't just include the World Series win, but also a marriage proposal. Shortstop Carlos Correa proposed to his girlfriend after the win, where through tears she said "yes."
  8. The overwhelming stories for Astro players didn't stop with a proposal. The designated hitter and catcher for the Astros, Evan Gattis, became a World Series champion less then a decade after returning to baseball from his job as a janitor.
  9. Congratulations to The #HoustonAstros on winning the cities first #WorldSeries! The city need this after #HurricaneHarvey. Thanks #Astros. We littt 🔥 🏆 🥇
    Congratulations to The #HoustonAstros on winning the cities first #WorldSeries! The city need this after #HurricaneHarvey. Thanks #Astros. We littt 🔥 🏆 🥇
  10. But the oddities of this series don't stop there. In 2014, Sports Illustrated published a cover that predicted the Houston Astros as our 2017 World Series champions. With the quick swap of a current photo of the 2017 All Star, and 2017 MVP George Springer, the cover could be published immediately.
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  12. LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01:  The Houston Astros celebrate defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)
    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: The Houston Astros celebrate defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)
  13. The average attendance for the Dodgers games this series has been 46,492 out of a 56,000 person stadium. Although this is a huge stadium, tickets didn't come cheap for the World Series games. The average ticket price to a game at Dodger Stadium during the World Series was $3,332.
  14. LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01:  A general view of fans during game seven of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: A general view of fans during game seven of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
  15. LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01:  The Houston Astros celebrate defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: The Houston Astros celebrate defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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