Texas lawmakers celebrated the Houston Astros’ World Series win Wednesday, which came just months after Hurricane Harvey caused destruction throughout the region.
The Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, in Game 7 of the series Wednesday night to claim the first championship in their 56-year history.
— RepKevinBrady (@RepKevinBrady) November 2, 2017
Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., who represents the district where Dodgers Stadium is located, congratulated Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, who represents the district where the Astros’ Minute Maid Park is located, on Twitter and promised to pay off on the bet they had made over the Series.
What about those Houston Astros –they are the Greatest . Congrats and thanks for the Championship!!!
— Houston Astros (@astros) November 2, 2017
Other Houston-area lawmakers celebrated the historic win.
California lawmakers honored the Dodgers’ efforts.
What a series! Our 2017 #Dodgers have inspired us all with their incredible talent and dedication. I’m already looking forward to cheering #ThisTeam on to a world championship next season! Congrats to the victors. #WaitTilNextYear #DodgerBlue #ThinkBlue @Dodgers
— Rep. Roybal-Allard (@RepRoybalAllard) November 2, 2017