Senate Passes Resolution Congratulating Astros on World Series Victory

HOUSTON, TEXAS – NOVEMBER 05: The Houston Astros celebrate after defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 to win the World Series 2022 in game six of the World Series 2022 at Minute Maid Park on November 05, 2022 in Houston, Texas , to win. (Photo by Tim Bradb

The US Senate passed a resolution congratulating him Houston Astros for their win at the 2022 World Series.

The resolution was presented by US Senator Ted Cruz and US Senator John Cornyn.

The full resolution read:

While on November 5, 2022, the Houston Astros (referred to as “Astros” in this preamble) defeated the National League Champions, the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-2 to win the 2022 Major League Baseball World Series in 6 games;

Whereas this win marks the second Major League Baseball World Series Championship for the Astros franchise and their first Major League Baseball World Series Championship since 2017;

While the Astros defeated the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners in the 2022 playoffs and made their second straight Major League Baseball World Series appearance;

While the Astros have won back-to-back American League West Division titles;

While the Astros displayed outstanding skill and the ability to post a 106-56 record in the 2022 Major League Baseball season;

While the Astro’s general manager James Click and the Astro’s front office and support staff had an exemplary season and made tremendous decisions to assemble the 2022 World Series Champions;

Whereas the Astros’ manager, Dusty Baker, and the Astros’ coaching staff, clubhouse and support staff managed the 2022 Major League Baseball season, invested in their players and should be congratulated;

While the Philadelphia Phillies displayed teamwork, competitiveness, and sportsmanship against the Astros in the 2022 Major League Baseball World Series;

While the entire roster for the Astros’ 2022 season proved instrumental in the win and included –

  1. Bryan Abreu;
  2. Jose Altuve;
  3. Jordan Alvarez;
  4. Alex Bregman;
  5. hunter brown;
  6. Aledmys Diaz;
  7. Maurice Dubon;
  8. Luis Garcia;
  9. Yuli Gurriel;
  10. David Hensley;
  11. Christian Xavier;
  12. Martin Maldonado;
  13. Trey Mancini;
  14. Chas McCormick;
  15. Lance McCullers Jr.;
  16. Rafael Montero;
  17. Hector Neris;
  18. Jeremy Pena;
  19. Ryan Pressley;
  20. Will Smith;
  21. Ryne Stanek;
  22. Kyle Tucker;
  23. Jose Urquidy;
  24. Framber Valdez;
  25. Christian Vazquez;
  26. Justin Verander;
  27. Pedro Baez;
  28. Brandon Bielak;
  29. Ronel Blanco;
  30. Michael Brantley;
  31. Jason Castro;
  32. Yainer Diaz;
  33. Niko Goodrum;
  34. Taylor Jones;
  35. Korey Lee;
  36. Seth Martinez;
  37. JJ Matijevic;
  38. Phil Maton;
  39. Jake Meyers;
  40. Parker Mushinski;
  41. Jake Odorizzi;
  42. enoli paredes;
  43. Joe Perez;
  44. Jose Siri; and
  45. BlakeTaylor;

While Jeremy Pena was named the 2022 Major League Baseball World Series Most Valuable Player;

While the Astros have inspired the people of Houston, Harris County and Texas and Astros fans across the United States;

Whereas the people of Houston, Harris County and Texas and Astros fans are everywhere –

  1. proud of the Astros organization;
  2. Grateful for the Astros’ hard work, dedication and teamwork during the 2022 season; and
  3. grateful to the Astros for giving the city of Houston another World Series win; and

While Astros fans have shown true passion and dedication in supporting their team throughout the 2022 Major League Baseball season, so be it

Decided that the Senate—

  1. congratulates the Houston Astros on winning the 2022 Major League Baseball World Series;
  2. recognizes the achievements, contributions and dedication of the players, coaches, management and support staff of the Houston Astros;
  3. recognizes the hard work and dedication of Minute Maid Park employees; and
  4. Respectfully instructs the Senate Secretary to transmit a registered copy of this resolution—
    the Astros’ chairman, Jim Crane;
    the Astros’ general manager James Click; and
    the Astro’s manager, Dusty Baker.
  5. the Astros’ chairman, Jim Crane;
  6. the Astros’ general manager James Click; and
  7. the Astro’s manager, Dusty Baker.

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