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World Series 2017: Astros win 1st World Series Game in franchise history

It only took six tries.

MLB: World Series-Houston Astros at Los Angeles Dodgers Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Astros have been playing Major League Baseball for over 50 years. For only the second time in the franchise, the Astros have a chance to win the league championship.

After Game 1, the Astros fell to 0-5 in the World Series. But after a massive comeback in Game 2, the Astros will not be skunked again. Houston won 7-6 in 11 innings for the Astros’ first World Series Victory.

The Astros can now be removed from the list of three teams without a World Series win: Mariners, Nationals, and Rockies.

That said, two of those teams on the list have never reached the World Series (Mariners and Nationals). The Red Sox swept the Rockies in 2007.

It may seem like a small thing to get a win, but it’s often it said the first win is always the hardest thing to get in sports — especially in the playoffs.

The Astros look to add to their win total on Friday in Houston for Game 3.