Historical Houston Astros Milestones
The Houston Astros have one of the richest histories in all of sports. Founded in 1962 the ‘Stros were originally named The Colt .45’s eventually switching their name to the Astros in 1964. Until 2012 the Astros played in the National League when they moved to the American League’s West. Over the course of the Astros decorated history they have won seven division titles and the 2005 National League Pennant along with the 2017 American League Pennant, becoming the first team to win a pennant in both leagues. Since 2000 the Astros have called Minute Maid Park their home after moving out of the legendary Astrodome which was the first sports stadium to have a dome and artificial turf.
The Houston Astros have had many iconic players wear their navy blue, orange, and white jerseys. Among those icons is starting pitcher Nolan Ryan who pitched for the Astros from 1980-1988. Ryan is a Hall of Famer, eight time All-Star, holds the record for most career strikeouts in MLB history with 5,714, and threw a staggering seven no-hitters. During the 1990s and early 2000s Hall of Famers Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell led the Astros on the diamond. Biggio is a four time Gold Glove and five time Silver Slugger Award winner who had over 3,000 career hits. Former first baseman Jeff Bagwell is one of the greatest hitters of Bagwell’s generation hitting 449 career home runs and was the recipient of the 1994 National League MVP Award. Jose Altuve has played for the Astros since debuting in the big leagues in 2011 and is a multiple time All-Star, Silver Slugger Award, and Batting Title Champion winner. The Astros finally won their first world championship in franchise history by winning the 2017 World Series defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in 7 games to conclude one of the most memorable Fall Classic’s in baseball history. The two teams traded heavyweight blows all series long, as there was no shortage of excitement throughout all seven games. The 2017 Astros were undoubtedly the best team in baseball all season long and they showed it in the postseason.
The Astros have one of the most impressive rosters in the major leagues, stacked with superstars including George Springer, Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman, and Dallas Keuchel. The autographed Houston Astros sports memorabilia and collectibles that we sell are wise and valuable investments. Signed Astros product offerings will be a tremendous addition to any sports memorabilia collection.
Collecting Houston Astros Memorabilia
Jose Altuve Autographed Photos
: Jose Altuve is one of the best players in Major League Baseball today. Altuve is an All-Star second baseman is constantly in the running for the Batting Title and is considered one of the game’s best hitters. Altuve is also a Gold Glove Award winner and has won numerous Silver Slugger Awards. Signed Jose Altuve photographs are guaranteed authentic sports collectibles that will look unbelievable displayed in any room of your home or office.
Nolan Ryan Autographed Jerseys
: Nolan Ryan is a baseball legend. Ryan was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998 with an impressive 98.8% of the vote. This eight time All-Star won 324 games and struck out a MLB record 5,714 batters. A signed Nolan Ryan jersey will look terrific displayed in your sports memorabilia collection and our autographed Ryan jerseys are guaranteed authentic pieces of sports memorabilia.
Dallas Keuchel Autographed Baseballs
: All-Star starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel is one the league’s most dominant pitchers. Keuchel won the 2015 American League Cy Young Award and is a multiple time Gold Glove Award winner. In addition to those accolades Keuchel has also been named the American League Pitcher of the Month and the American League Player of the Week numerous times. An autographed Dallas Keuchel baseball is a rare and unique sports collectible and all of our signed Keuchel baseballs are guaranteed authentic product offerings.
Jeff Bagwell Autographed Bats
: Hall of Famer Jeff Bagwell was always a threat to hit home run when Bagwell stepped to the plate. Bagwell won the 1994 NL MVP Award and the 1991 NL Rookie of the Year Award during this All-Star’s career. This three time Silver Slugger Award winner also won a Gold Glove Award during the 1994 season. One of our autographed Jeff Bagwell bats is a rare and unique sports collectible that will make a great sports gift for any of your friends or family members who are diehard ‘Stros fans.
Most popular Houston Astros players: Craig Biggio
, Alex Bregman
, Carlos Correa
, George Springer
, Justin Verlander