World Series title in hand, Houston Astros now get down to business for 2018

Freshly minted as World Series champions, the Houston Astros are now focused on boosting attendance and capitalizing on the first title in the franchise’s 55-year history.

Much like the Astros’ on-field product, the club’s business side is digging out of a deep hole inherited by owner Jim Crane in late 2011. Attendance fell to a low of 1.6 million the following year, representing barely half the yearly totals registered after Minute Maid Park first opened in 2000, and has since slowly climbed back to a level of 2.4 million this past season.

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