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- Newspaper headlines of historic Astros games from 1962 onwards
- Free gold embossing and leatherette hardback binding
- Features genuine articles as originally reported by the Dallas Morning News
- Each page features 12.5 x 15 inches (newspaper size) of premium content
- Historic Houston Astros memorabilia
Any Astros fan will love this fascinating newspaper book, making the perfect piece of Houston Astros memorabilia! Delve into the Astros’ best moments in newspaper articles originally reported in the Dallas Morning News, reporting on their greatest games and star players! Coverage goes as far back as the franchise’s debut season in 1962, letting you relive all your favorite baseball moments. For an extra special gift, this Houston Astros book can be personalized with any Name and Message!
The book begins with the Houston Astros officially announcing joining the NL in 1962. The team was initially founded as the Houston Colt .45s, but was renamed the Houston Astros three years later after moving to the Astrodome. It would be over forty years later that the team would experience its first World Series! This happened in 2005 when they played the Chicago White Sox, known to be quite a controversial series since the MLB commissioner Bud Selig declared the games to be played with the stadium roof open. Many people thought this nulled the enthusiastic Astros fans as they cheered for their team, and Chicago won 4-0.
After finishing a season twelve years later with over 100 wins for just the second time in their history, they defeated the LA Dodgers 4-3, winning their first ever World Series title.
To see which of the Astros biggest moments are featured in this newspaper book, take a look at the contents.
Personalizing Your Astros Book
The person you’re buying for will feel truly special as you can include their Name on the opening page of the book along with a personalized Message. What’s more, their name will be embossed on the leatherette cover free of charge.
Please do not use accents or symbols/emojis as we cannot print these. Be sure to double check your name and message.