Houston Astros 2023 FanFest: Big-time player sightings and Hall of Fame news

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Sunday, January 22, 2023
Astros FanFest: Baseball lovers will get autograph sessions, photo opportunities, with the World Series trophy, games and more
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A big announcement was made pertaining to the Astros Hall of Fame that included a former second baseman and a 30-year broadcaster.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Astros hosted their annual FanFest on Saturday as they celebrated their 2022 World Series Championship and prep for the upcoming 2023 season.

FanFest is the official kickoff to the 2023 season and had something fun for the whole family that included autographs, games and more.

Big-time Astros stars like left-fielder Yordan Alvarez, third-baseman, and shortstop Alex Bregman appeared and mingled with fans. Second baseman José Altuve also made an appearance!

And it wouldn't be FanFest without the World Series trophy! Lucky fans were able to take pictures and bask in the glory of the beloved trophy.

During all the festivities, a big announcement was made about the Astros Hall of Fame. Former Astros second baseman Bill Doran and former play-by-play broadcaster Bill Brown are the newest members of the esteemed honor.

In the 80s, Doran was a fan favorite, while Brown was the primary voice for the season for 30 years.

The official ceremony will take place on August 12, 2023.