The Houston Astros are a major league baseball team headquartered in Houston, Texas. The Astros are a member club of the American League West division in Major League Baseball, having transferred to the division in 2013 after 51 seasons in the Major Leagues.



The Houston Astros were founded in 1962 as the Houston Colt.45s and joined the National League as an expansion team alongside the New York Mets. Three years later, when they relocated into the Astrodome, the first domed sports stadium and the so-called “Eighth Wonder of the World,” the current moniker was selected, reflecting Houston’s status as the home of the Johnson Space Center. In the year 2000, the Astros relocated to Minute Maid Park, a new stadium.

Houston Astros Worst season

Six of the nine seasons from 1997 to 2005 saw the squad make the playoffs. The franchise had a steady slide from 2006 to 2013, culminating in three straight 100-loss seasons in 2011, 2012, and 2013.



The Astros have played in Major League Baseball for 60 seasons, qualifying for the postseason fifteen times and achieving the World Series four times (2005, 2017, 2019, and 2021), winning one world title (2017). The squad was founded in 1962 as an expansion franchise, one of eight that were formed during that decade.

The Astros earned their first playoff trip in 1980. Six of the nine seasons from 1997 to 2005 saw the squad make the playoffs.

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