Astros fans catch World Series Fever


History was made on Saturday as the Astros clinched their first ever American League Pennant and will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series beginning tomorrow night.

You probably saw how the fever affected fans up close and personal. There were long lines yesterday at sporting goods stores around the city as fans tried to get a piece of history.

“This is history,” one grandfather told KTRH News as he waited to by his grandson some World Series swag.

Some want to rub it into friends that are not necessarily Astros fans.

“I am sending stuff to friends in Boston who are Red Sox fans, another shopper told us.

The Red Sox being the team the 'Stros beat in the ALDS. Some Astros fans, unexpectedly found themselves in Los Angeles.

“I’m here for work and didn’t know I was coming until Friday,” one fan told our TV partner Channel 2. “Now I am looking for a ticket.”

Those tickets could cost him about $800 a pop.

One team note; bench coach Alex Cora is leaving the team after the series. He's been named the new manager of the Red Sox.

Game One is tomorrow night with Dallas Keuchel facing off against Clayton Kershaw. Coverage on Sports Talk 790 starts at 6 o'clock.


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