Founded: 1962 (National League expansion)
Formerly known as: Houston Colt .45s (1962-1964). The team changed its name to the Astros when the team began to play in the Houston Astrodome in 1965.
Home ballpark: Minute Maid Park, Houston (formerly known as Astros Field and Enron Field)
Former ballparks: Colt Stadium, Houston Astrodome
Uniform colors: Brick red, black and sand
Logo design: Red five-pointed star with the word "Astros" below it in script
Wild Card titles won (1): 2004
Division titles won (6): 1980, 1986, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
National League pennants won (0): none
World Series championships won (0): not yet... but soon!
Main Rivals: St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves
The Houston Astros have failed to win late in the regular season and have been eliminated from any playoff hope