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Excitement and congratulations abound as Houston Astros win World Series

The Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Wednesday night, winning their first-ever championship and capping off a thrilling Fall Classic that lasted seven games.

Astros players -- and team mascot Orbit -- took to social media to share the excitement of winning the World Series. Carlos Correa didn't tweet immediately following the win but celebrated byproposing to his girlfriend during a postgame interview.

Several members of the Dodgers' organization also shared their thoughts socially following the tough loss.

The Astros received congratulations from inside and outside the baseball world.

MLB clubs and Houston pro sports teams


Current and former major leaguers



Famous fans, including Houston athletes



The Astros' quest to repeat begins March 29 against the Texas Rangers. For now, though, it's time for Houston to enjoy the moment.

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