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Sport World Series champion Houston Astros arrive back home

03:21  03 november  2017
03:21  03 november  2017 Source:   ap.org

Bashed in the Bronx, Astros happy to head home

  Bashed in the Bronx, Astros happy to head home The Houston Astros will be happy to get home after a three-day bashing in the Bronx that left Jose Altuve flinging his bat and Josh Reddick slamming his helmet. Not even Dallas Keuchel could prevent New York from sweeping three games at Yankee Stadium and returning to Texas with a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. Game 6 is Friday night.Houston's pair of 2-1 wins at the Juice Box last weekend were distant memories after three days unsuccessfully fending off New York's noisy bats and fans. The Astros' Big Apple experience was about the same as the tourist couple in "The Out of Towners.

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston began welcoming the World Series champion Astros as heroes immediately after their charter flight landed at Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport. Water cannons on airport firetrucks sprayed a victory arch of water over the team plane after it landed about 6:15 p.m

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston began welcoming the World Series champion Astros as heroes immediately after their charter flight landed at Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport. Water cannons on airport firetrucks sprayed a victory arch of water over the team plane after it landed about 6:15 p.m

Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros kisses the Commissioner's Trophy after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 on Nov. 1, 2017 in Los Angeles. Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros kisses the Commissioner's Trophy after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 on Nov. 1, 2017 in Los Angeles.

HOUSTON (AP) Houston began welcoming the World Series champion Astros as heroes immediately after their charter flight landed at Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Water cannons on airport firetrucks sprayed a victory arch of water over the team plane after it landed about 6:15 p.m. Thursday. Fans and media were kept at a distance from the jet as it taxied to a cargo tarmac, where the Astros boarded buses headed to Minute Maid Park.

The celebration continues Friday with a 2 p.m. victory parade through downtown Houston that will end with a rally on the City Hall steps, where Mayor Sylvester Turner will pay tribute to the team.

Bashed in the Bronx, Astros happy to head home

  Bashed in the Bronx, Astros happy to head home The Houston Astros will be happy to get home after a three-day bashing in the Bronx that left Jose Altuve flinging his bat and Josh Reddick slamming his helmet. Not even Dallas Keuchel could prevent New York from sweeping three games at Yankee Stadium and returning to Texas with a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. Game 6 is Friday night.Houston's pair of 2-1 wins at the Juice Box last weekend were distant memories after three days unsuccessfully fending off New York's noisy bats and fans. The Astros' Big Apple experience was about the same as the tourist couple in "The Out of Towners.

Houston then advanced to the AL Championship Series (ALCS) and defeated the New York Yankees in The Astros were playing a series versus the Los Angeles Angels at the time, and were scheduled to return home to "Sports Illustrated cover declares Houston Astros '2017 World Series champs '".

Houston Astros return home LIVE: A first look at your 2017 World Series champion Astros as they sat foot back in Houston . HAPPENING NOW | World Series champions Houston Astros arriving soon at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

All classes in the Houston school district school have been canceled for the day.

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Houston honoring World Series champion Astros with parade .
Tens of thousands of Astros fans wearing orange jerseys and T-shirts jammed downtown Houston on Friday ahead of a parade celebrating their World Series championship team, surprising city officials who quickly extended the parade route.

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