Houston Astros - Statistics & Facts

Published by Christina Gough, Jan 15, 2019
The Houston Astros are a professional baseball franchise competing in Major League Baseball. The team is a member of the American League's West division. It was established in 1962 as the Houston Colt .45s and began playing as the Astros in the 1965 season after moving to the NRG Astrodome, the world's first multi-purpose, domed sports stadium. Jim Crane has been the team's owner since 2011.

The franchise value of the Houston Astros has seen a surge over the past five years, reaching 1.65 billion U.S. dollars, which corresponds to the average franchise value in MLB. In 2017, the team generated about 347 million U.S. dollars in revenue. The operating income of the Astros for that season amounted to 77 million U.S. dollars.

More than 2 million people attend games of the Houston Astros each season at Minute Maid Park in Downtown Houston, Texas, which has been the home for the team since 2000. The average regular season attendance reached over 36 thousand in 2017 and has been on the rise since 2012. The average ticket price for games of the Houston Astros has increased over the past few years, amounting to over 40 U.S. dollars for the 2018 season. The team’s Twitter and Facebook accounts have over one million fans/followers each.

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