Houston Astros win their first ever World Series with a resounding 5-1 victory over the LA Dodgers in Game Seven
The Houston Astros won the first World Series title in franchise history on Wednesday with a 5-1 Game 7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. MVP George Springer tied a World Series record with his fifth home run of the Fall Classic and also started the game with a leadoff double to boot. Afterwards Astros owner Jim Crane dedicated the victory to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. ‘This one is for Houston back there at home and the region,’ Crane said afterwards. ‘Got hit hard; everyone was behind us.