How many times have the Houston Astros been to the world series?

The Astros first made it to the World Series in 2005. And after defeating the Yankees (4-0) in Game 7 of the ALCS on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston, the club will advance to the World Series for the second time in club history.

The Astros have never even won a World Series game. In their 55 seasons they have never won a championship. In 2005, a club that included Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio, Roger Clemens and Andy Pettitte got swept by the White Sox.

Oddsmakers make them underdogs against the deep and tradition-rich Los Angeles Dodgers, who had the best record in baseball this year.

But the 'Stros, whose city is still recovering after Hurricane Harvey deluged southeast Texas with epic flooding less than two months ago, may be the sentimental favorite. Read more at

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