Oct 31, 2019

In photos: Nationals beat the Astros to win their first World Series

The Washington Nationals celebrate after overcoming the Houston Astros to win the 2019 World Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston Wednesday. Photo: Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images

The Washington Nationals are World Series champions for the first time ever after defeating the Houston Astros on their home ground in Game 7.

Check out the dramatic moments that unfolded at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Wednesday night:

Nationals manager Dave Martinez hoists the Commissioners Trophy. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Howie Kendrick celebrates the victory with his teammates in the locker room. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images
Stephen Strasburg receives the 2019 Willie Mays World Series MVP award after the game. Photo: Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images
Manager Dave Martinez celebrates with fans. Photo: Elsa/Getty Images
Fernando Rodney #56 of the Washington Nationals hoists the Commissioner's Trophy after their win. Photo: Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images
The scene moments after the Astros lose to the Nationals on their home ground. Photo: Elsa/Getty Images
Washington's Daniel Hudson celebrates after striking out Houston's Michael Brantley to win the series. Photo: Tim Warner/Getty Images
The Astros' Zack Greinke. Photo: Bob Levey/Getty Images
Kendrick hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning. Photo: Tim Warner/Getty Images
The Astros' #10 Yuli Gurriel is congratulated by teammate Alex Bregman after hitting a solo home run during the second inning. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Washington's #22 Juan Soto celebrates as he comes home to score a run on a home run by Kendrick. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
The Astros' José Altuve turns the double play against Soto during the second inning. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
The Nationals' Houston-born Anthony Rendon hits a solo home run during the seventh inning. Photo: Tim Warner/Getty Images
The Washington Nationals pose for a team photo after the triumph. Photo: Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images

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