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Astros Traditions & Facts
The Astros have a number of traditions including Los Caballitos, The Little Pumas, The O's Bros, The Killer Bs, and Byrdak's Nest. Los Caballitos pays homage to El Caballo ('the horse"), Carlos Lee and carry wood stick horses. The little Pumas support The Big Puma, Lance Berkman, and cheer "Conoco Home Run Porch". The O's Bros cheer on Roy Oswalt and do a strikeout dance. The original Killer Bs were Craig Biggio, Derek Bell, Jeff Bagwell, and Sean Berry. Additions to the Killer Bs are Lance Berkman, Carlos Beltrán, Chris Burke, Brandon Backe, Eric Bruntlett, Michael Bourn, and Geoff Blum. Byrdak's Nest support Tim Byrdak wearing the signature sunglasses and performing bird noises after every strike.
The Astros started out in 1962 and their uniforms are black, brick red & sand. The Astros are owned by Drayton McLane, Jr. and managed by Ed Wade (General Manager) and Cecil Cooper (Manager). The Astros made the Playoffs nine times - 1980, 1981, 1986, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004, and 2005. In 2005 the Astros made their World Series appearance.