Crowd of over a million celebrates the caravan of the Houston Astros

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    Several of the Dominicans of the Astros in the parade of champions of this group. They include Héctor Neris, Framber Valdez, Cristian Javier and Jeremy Peña

A crowd estimated at more than a million fans celebrated. on Monday the crowning of the Astros in the World Series with a parade through downtown Houston.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner had encouraged fans who wanted to attend the parade the victory for “arrive early, wear the Astros colors, be loud and celebrate safely”.

The parade, which began at noon and lasted For a couple of hours, it made the sidewalks look packed with people as Astros players paraded on floats and buses, waving at the crowds.

The celebration passed without serious mishaps, except for the arrest of a 33-year-old man, who was accused by Houston police of throwing a can of beer at federal senator Ted Cruz, who was traveling in the back of a truck. ;n as part of the parade.

The authorities claimed that the can hit the He pinned the Texas senator between the chest and neck, causing no injuries requiring medical attention. The police carried out The arrest was made without revealing the name of the person, who would be charged with assault.

Some videos of the parade showed groups of people booing Cruz as he passed.

A count of the number of people who participated in the parade has not been released. However, this would have exceeded the million that attended. He went back to the 2018 celebration, when the Astros also won the Fall Classic, said Mary Benton, Turner's spokeswoman.

Cuban Yordan Álvarez was key when he hit a three-point home run runs in the sixth duel, and so on. The Astros clinched their second World Series championship in six seasons on Saturday, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1.

Saturday's victory gave Dusty Baker, the M. Nager, 73, his first championship in a 25-year career, the three most recent in Houston.

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