texas rangers houston astros

We all love a good, historic rivalry in our sports, and few rivalries are as entertaining and storied as the rivalry fostered so enthusiastically between the Astros and Rangers. The tale of baseball in Texas goes back a long way, with much of the mist of legend about it; the modern rivalry between the state’s […]

Houston Astros

Founded as the Houston Colt .45s, the Houston Astros were, along with the New York Mets, one of the first expansion teams. Named the .45s – ‘the Gun that Won the West’ – following a ‘Name the Team’ competition. Thus far, that has remained the most significant competition won in association with the Houston franchise. […]