The biggest week in baseball is upon us. Over the next week, the Houston Astros will face off against the LA Dodgers in the World Series. Here are the stats you need to know about the Bayou City.
12 – Years since the Houston Astros were in the World Series.
3 – Number of home games the Astros will have while playing the Dodgers.
1,374 – Flight miles between LA and Houston.
2 – Hours difference between Houston and LA time zones. Houston is in Central Time, and LA is two hours behind, in Pacific.
77 – Average weather in Houston during the World Series. Nothing but a cool breeze and sunshine here.
2,952 – Hotel rooms within walking distance to Minute Maid Park.
23 – Miles of light rail connecting Minute Maid Park to Downtown, the Museum District, and other areas of Houston, making it easier for attendees to reach the game and other festivities.
1,000 – Number of rooms in the brand new Marriott Marquis adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. The hotel opened in December and served as the NFL headquarters when Houston hosted the Super Bowl LI, in February.
97,000 – Miles of light rail connecting downtown to other areas of Houston, making it easier for attendees to reach the game and other festivities.
41,676 – Capacity of Minute Maid Park.
97,000 – Square footage of the new pedestrian promenade in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center. It’s part of a broader district dubbed Avenida Houston.
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