Astros Call for an “Orange Out” of the Entire City

The Houston Astros are asking fans to wear orange on Thursday and Friday in an effort to Orange Out Houston.

As the Astros prepare to face the Red Sox in the American League Division Series, the Astros have encouraged fans to “Orange Out Houston” on Thursday and Friday, the days of Games 1 and 2 at Minute Maid Park.

The Astros are asking local businesses, schools, community leaders, organizations and Astros fans to wear orange clothing and accessories, decking out their buildings in orange and creatively displaying their Astros pride.

In a press release sent Tuesday, the Astros sent a thank you to Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Hilton Americas-Houston, Houston City Hall, the Houston Police Department, NASA Johnson Space Center and Space City Houston for joining in the Orange Out Houston effort.

Astros owner Jim Crane, relief pitcher Joe Musgrove, Orbit and the Shooting Stars will join Mayor Sylvester Turner at noon Wednesday in front of City Hall to kick off the playoff celebration.

The Astros also are asking fans to post photos of what they are doing to Orange Out Houston on social media with the hashtag #EarnHistory. Participating fans could win prizes from the Astros, including tickets, memorabilia and apparel.

Source: Houston Chronicle

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