Former All-Star third baseman Sal Bando dies at 78
Sal Bando, a three-time World Series champion with the Oakland Athletics and former Milwaukee Brewers executive, has died. According to a statement from his family, Bando died Friday night in Oconomowoc. "Sandy, Sal’s wife of 54 years, and sons Sal Jr., Sonny and Stef, send their love to family, friends and fans who mourn the loss of a humble and faithful man,” the family said in the statement.news.yahoo.com
Grand jury dismisses charges against Houston Astros fan accused of throwing beer cans at Sen. Ted Cruz – Houston Public Media
Joseph Arcidiacono, 33, had been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly throwing unopened beer cans at the Republican senator during the Astros' World Series championship parade on Nov. 7.houstonpublicmedia.org
Astros Tailgating Party! | Encore Presentation
Friday at 1:00 p.m. on Houston Life, an encore presentation from our epic tailgate party celebrating the Astros in the World Series. The rain couldn’t keep the fun away! We transformed our studios to cheer on the Astros. That’s Friday at 1:00 p.m. on KPRC 2.
Astros into the new year: What’s going on with the team, what’s left to do for a 2023 World Series run
Merry Christmas, Astros fans! You got your present six weeks ago, but I’m sure there are still plenty of Astros jerseys under the tree (except maybe Jeremy Peña jerseys, which are notoriously hard to find according to our Mario Diaz.
Holocaust Museum Houston offering free admission Saturday for Human Rights Day – Houston Public Media
Planned programming includes a children's magic show, bilingual choir performance, a discussion with a holocaust survivor and photo opportunities with the Houston Astros' World Series championship trophy.houstonpublicmedia.org
Houston Astros World Series trophy photo op at Minute Maid Park as store marks down postseason merchandise 50%
The Houston Astros said Friday that its store at Minute Maid Park will have a photo opportunity for fans to pose with the championship trophy, as well as a big price cut -- 50% -- on postseason merchandise.
Click out as Astros GM 6 days after winning World Series
Astros general manager James Click will not be given a new contract, a highly unusual move that the team announced Friday — just six days after Houston won the World Series. Click was hired from the Tampa Bay Rays before the 2020 season and appeared increasingly distant from owner Jim Crane.news.yahoo.com
Verlander declines $25M Astros option, becomes free agent
Justin Verlander declined a $25 million option with the Houston Astros to become a free agent on Thursday, five days after helping the team with its second World Series title. Verlander was among four players who became free agents Thursday, raising the total to 165. Verlander played for Detroit from 2005 until he was traded to the Astros in August 2017.news.yahoo.com
Local couple takes wedding day photos at Astros Victory Parade!
The Houston Astros might have #LeveledUp, but one couple #LeveledUp their relationship by tying the knot yesterday! If you were at the 2022 Houston Astros World Series Victory Parade yesterday, there was a lot of fun and excitement going on, but for native Houstonians Kendall and Kyler Sommer, THEY GOT MARRIED AND TOOK THEIR WEDDING PHOTOS ON A ROOFTOP AT THE PARADE! Our Digital Content Contributor Mecca Thompson chatted with them to learn more about this unforgettable experience.
Artist from Atascocita tattoo shop ‘Hitlist Ink’ creates iconic Mattress Mack tattoo
It’s been over 24 hours since the Astros Victory Parade, and one local man Tyrone Smith got a Mattress Mack tattoo to remember this year’s World Series run, forever. Melanie Camp went out to Atascocita to catch up with the fan who received the tattoo, and the artist who brought the design to life.
This Houston couple took their wedding photos on a ROOFTOP downtown at the Astros Victory Parade!
The Houston Astros might have #LeveledUp, but one couple #LeveledUp their relationship by tying the knot yesterday! If you were at the 2022 Houston Astros World Series Victory Parade yesterday, there was a lot of fun and excitement going on, but for native Houstonians Kendall and Kyler Sommer, THEY GOT MARRIED AND TOOK THEIR WEDDING PHOTOS ON A ROOFTOP AT THE PARADE!
This year's World Series is 2nd-least watched on TV
The Houston Astros' six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies finished as the second least-watched World Series on television. The six games averaged 11,784,000 on Fox, down 1.3% from the 11,940,000 for the Atlanta Braves' six-game win over the Astros last year and ahead of only the 9,946,000 for the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in 2020. Houston’s 3-1 win in Game 6 on Saturday night was seen by 12,549,000 viewers on Fox, down 11% from 14,140,000 Atlanta’s 7-0 victory over the Astros in last year’s finale, played on a Tuesday night.news.yahoo.com
‘Today was a great day to be a Houstonian’: Mayor Turner thanks Houston for successful Astros World Series Championship parade
More than one million people lined the streets of downtown Houston to celebrate the 2022 World Series Champions during a 1.7-mile parade that included marching bands, players, and confetti-lined streets.
Man charged after throwing cans at Sen. Ted Cruz during World Series parade; bond set at $40K: Court docs
A 33-year-old Houston man has been arrested and charged after officers with the Houston Police Department said he threw two alcoholic beverage cans at Senator Ted Cruz during the World Series parade in downtown Houston.
Phils go quietly in Series finale as bopper becomes bunter
Kyle Schwarber went from big bopper to bad bunter. One of the Philadelphia Phillies' most fearsome sluggers popped up foul on a two-strike bunt attempt with his team one inning from World Series elimination. After taking a 2-1 lead in the Fall Classic, the Phillies lost three in a row — the last a 4-1 defeat Saturday night that gave the Houston Astros the World Series title in six games.news.yahoo.com
Alvarez blasts Baker, Astros to World Series title vs Phils
Yordan Alvarez hit a moon shot that sent Space City into a frenzy, and the Houston Astros to their second World Series title. While the stain on Houston’s first championship might never completely fade, Alvarez’s majestic three-run homer helped fashion a fresh crown for the Astros -- and the first for Dusty Baker as manager -- in a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 on Saturday night. “What happened before, it doesn’t ever pass over completely,” said Baker, the veteran manager hired by the Astros in the wake of their sign-stealing scandal.news.yahoo.com
Houston 1B Yuli Gurriel out for rest of World Series
Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will miss the rest of the World Series after injuring his right knee in Game 5. Houston replaced him on its active roster Saturday with rookie catcher Korey Lee. “He wasn’t crying, but he had tears in his eyes," Astros manager Dusty Baker said of Gurriel.news.yahoo.com