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The Houston Astros won their first World Series title in franchise history on Wednesday night after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a decisive seventh game.

The Astros beat the Dodgers 5–1 in Game 7 to win the title. Houston got the better of Los Angeles' pitcher Yu Darvish early, scoring five runs in the first two innings which ultimately set them up to win their first world title in franchise history.

Astros center fielder George Springer was awarded the series' most valuable player award after becoming the first man to hit home runs in four successive World Series games, and only the third to hit five homers in the same Fall Classic.

The World Series ended 5-4 in Houston's favor. The Dodgers won Games 1, 4, and 6, while the Astros won 2, 3, 5, and the decisive Game 7. 

Even though the Dodgers hosted Game 7, thousands of Astros fans gathered at Minute Maid Park in Houston to watch the deciding game. After Charlie Morton retired Corey Seager, you can see the fans celebrate with true passion following their team's success.

Back at Dodgers Stadium, the Astros fans that had made the trip across the country were in jubilation as well. Houston Texans' star JJ Watt celebrated the victory on Twitter, as did United States Senator Ted Cruz, actor Mr. T, and former wrestler Taz as well.

Carlos Correa celebrated the Astros' World Series title by proposing to his girlfriend on the field. It ended up being two victories on one night for him as she said yes!

In a truly hilarious moment, one of Correa's teammates didn't find out that he got engaged until they were both being interviewed on the post game show.

Elsewhere, in an even more heartwarming moment, the first thing Collin McHugh did after winning the World Series was celebrating on the field with his son.

Lots of other members of the Astros and their fans had a celebration after their victory as well. 

Later, the Astros team lifted the famous Commissioner's Trophy and took it back to their locker room where a lot of champagne was sprayed.

With it being the team's first world title in franchise history, the team and the city had a reason to celebrate, especially after recently going through the natural disaster of Hurricane Harvey. Congratulations not only to the Astros, but the city of Houston for this great achievement!

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MLB World Series
MLB Playoffs
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