Treasures from 2017 World Series Headed Home to Cooperstown
Collection of Artifacts from Astros’ First Fall Classic Title to Be Featured in Museum’s Autumn Glory Exhibit
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The Houston Astros are bringing the World Series title home to Texas for the first time.
Historic pieces from that remarkable victory are on their way to the home of baseball in Cooperstown.
The Astros captured the first World Series title in their 56-year history on Wednesday with their 5-1 win over the Dodgers in Game 7 of the Fall Classic. Artifacts telling the story of the Astros' thrilling victory will arrive in Cooperstown to take a permanent place at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
Artifacts donated by the Astros following Game 7 on Wednesday night in Los Angeles include:
Glove used by Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, who made multiple highlight-reel defensive plays throughout the Series
Jersey worn by Astros pitcher Justin Verlander in Game 6
Cap worn by Astros pitcher Charlie Morton in Game 7, when he picked up the victory with four innings of relief work to end the game
These and other artifacts, which will be announced in the coming weeks, from the 2017 Postseason will be featured in the Autumn Glory exhibit, which will be on exhibit through the 2018 Postseason.