16 - 15

3rd in West

  • FOUNDED

    1962 as the Houston Colt. 45s
  • LEAGUE

    American League
  • DIVISION

    West
  • STADIUM

    Minute Maid Park
  • STADIUM CAPACITY

    41,168
  • LOCATION

    Houston, TX
  • GOVERNOR

    Jim Crane
  • PRESIDENT

    NA
  • GENERAL MANAGER

    James Click
  • MANAGER

    Dusty Baker

MAJOR AWARDS

Award logo
2017

DIVISION TITLES

10

CONFERENCE TITLES

3

TEAM HISTORY

The Astros compete in the MLB as a member club of the AL West division, having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL). The Astros were established as the Houston Colt .45s and entered the National League as an expansion team in 1962 along with the New York Mets. The current name, reflecting Houston's role as the host of the Johnson Space...

The Astros compete in the MLB as a member club of the AL West division, having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL). The Astros were established as the Houston Colt .45s and entered the Na...

1962 as the Houston Colt. 45s

George Kirksey, Craig Cullinan Jr., R. E. “Bob” Smith, and Judge Roy Hofheinz

11-2 win against the Chicago Cubs

Alex Barrett

Harry Craft

64-96

Colt Stadium

READ FULL HISTORY