As the city of Houston, Texas erupts in celebration over the Astro’s victory in this year’s World Series, three of their most star players have their sights set on a celebration at Walt Disney World. Mickey Mouse and friends will be extending a warm welcome to MVP George Springer and star players Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa with a Victory Parade down Main Street U.S.A at Magic Kingdom on Saturday, November 4th. Here’s a quick look at the parade schedule:
- 12:15 pm: Media arrivals at Disney’s Contemporary Resort for transportation via media shuttle to Magic Kingdom.
- 12:45 pm: Parade down Main Street, U.S.A., – Media viewing area
- 1:15 pm: Media interview opportunity with players on East Lawn
Springer, Correa and Altuve were crucial in the Astros 5-1 victory in Game 7 held in Lost Angeles on Wednesday night. The win delivered the Astros its first World Series title in its 56-year history.
Springer came up big for the Astros throughout the seven games. He hit .379 with seven RBIs and five home runs including a two-run blast to help the Astros win Game 2 in the 11th inning. He also led the charge in Game 7, starting off with a double and then adding a two-run home run that helped Houston to a 5-0 lead. His 5 home runs tied a World Series record and his 8 extra-base hits are the most ever in the history of the World Series.
Altuve, who led the American League in hitting during the regular season and hit .310 in the postseason, delivered for the Astros throughout the World Series. He hit two home runs and drove in six runs. His biggest contribution came in Game 5 with a three-run homer and drove in another run that helped his team to a 13-12 victory in 10 innings.
Correa was one of the team’s most consistent hitters. He hit two home runs and drove in five runs in the World Series. Correa also he melted the hearts of nearly everyone in Game 7, getting a hit in the 6th inning before getting engaged to his girlfriend just moments after the Astros won the World Series championship.
Springer, Altuve and Correa will celebrate with Mickey Mouse and friends as well as thousands of cheering fans who are expected to line the parade route on Saturday. The players will likely also get to spend time enjoying all that Disney has to offer including rides, attractions and entertainment.
This Astros parade is in keeping with Disney’s tradition of celebrating major achievements in sports including professional football, basketball and hockey wins. The Astros join the ranks of other winning teams like the Boston Red Sox (2004) and the Chicago Cubs (2016) who have celebrated their team’s achievements with celebratory parades at Walt Disney World Resort.
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