The Houston Astros are a Major League Baseball team located in Houston, Texas. They are a member of the Central Division of the National League. Since 2000, they have played their home games at Minute Maid Park, formerly known as Enron Field.
The Astros joined MLB under the name Colt .45s along with the New York Mets in 1962. Their current majority owner is Drayton McLane, Jr. Minute Maid, the Houston-based fruit juice manufacturer after whom the Astros' stadium is named, holds a minority stake in the team.
The Astros have had one World Series appearance in their history, in 2005 against the Chicago White Sox. They have made the postseason nine times (four times as Central Division champions, three times as Western Division champions, and twice as the National League wild card).