Astros Prepare to Orange Out Houston for Postseason Play
Houston businesses, schools, community leaders and Astros fans encouraged to show their Astros pride on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 5-6
Style Magazine Newswire | 10/3/2017, 12:39 p.m.
HOUSTON, TX-- As the Astros prepare for Games 1 and 2 of the American League Division Series, played here at Minute Maid Park, Astros fans all over the city are encouraged to Orange Out Houston and show their Astros pride this Thursday and Friday, Oct. 5-6.
The Astros are asking local businesses, schools, community leaders, organizations and Astros fans to Orange Out Houston by wearing orange clothing and accessories, rocking their Astros apparel, decking out their buildings in orange and creatively displaying their Astros pride on Thursday and Friday. The Astros extend a heart-felt thank you to Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Hilton Americas-Houston, Houston City Hall, the Houston Police Department, NASA Johnson Space Center and Space City Houston for joining in the Orange Out Houston effort.
Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane, Astros pitcher Joe Musgrove, mascot Orbit and the Coca-Cola Shooting Stars will join Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on the steps of City Hall, located at 901 Bagby in downtown, to help kick off the Astros postseason celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 12:00 p.m.
Astros fans are encouraged to post photos of what they are doing to Orange Out Houston with the hashtag #EarnHistory for the chance to win exciting prizes including Astros Postseason apparel, promo packs, signed memorabilia and Astros Postseason tickets.
The Astros are making their second playoff appearance in the past three years in what promises to be an exciting matchup against the Boston Red Sox in a best-of-five AL Division Series. The Astros took the season series from the Red Sox, going 4-3 in their seven meetings.