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Houston Astros is a Major League Baseball team located in Houston, Texas. They are a member of the Central Division of the National League. Since 2000, they have played their home games at Minute Maid Park, formerly known as Enron Field. Houston Astros joined MLB under the name Colt .45s along with the New York Mets in 1962. Their current majority owner is Drayton McLane, Jr. Minute Maid, the Houston-based fruit juice manufacturer after whom the Astros' stadium is named, holds a minority stake in the team. Houston Astros have had one World Series appearance in their history, in 2005 against the Chicago White Sox. They have made the postseason nine times (four times as Central Division champions, three times as Western Division champions, and twice as the National League wild card).

About Houston Astros

Houston Astros ticketsThe Houston Astros' 2010 season is the 49th season for the franchise in the National League in Houston, Texas and their 11th season at Minute Maid Park. The Houston Astros are attempting to win the NL Central for the fifth time (1997, 1998, 1999 and 2001) and the National League Championship Series for the second time (2005).

As of 2008, the Astros' flagship radio station is KTRH, 740AM. Milo Hamilton, a veteran voice who was on the call for Hank Aaron's 715th career home run in 1974, is the current play-by-play announcer for home games. Dave Raymond and Brett Dolan share play-by play duty for road games, while Raymond additionally works as Hamilton's color analyst.

Spanish language radio play-by-play is handled by Francisco Romero, and his play-by-play partner is Alex Treviño, a former backup catcher for the club.

Television coverage is mainly on Fox Sports Houston (formerly a subfeed of Fox Sports Southwest, now its own network; logo on top-right of the screen reads FSASTROS), although some games are on My Network TV affiliate KTXH (My 20), with the games produced by FSN Houston. Bill Brown and Jim Deshaies compose the broadcast team on TV.