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Astros win Game 7, first World Series

Updated 0506 GMT (1306 HKT) November 2, 2017
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The Houston Astros celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday, November 1. It is the first time the Astros have won the World Series. Matt Slocum/AP
Astros catcher Brian McCann hugs pitcher Charlie Morton after the final out. Morton got the win, pitching the last four innings of the game. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Houston third baseman Alex Bregman celebrates after the victory. Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images
Houston shortstop Carlos Correa leaps for joy after the final out. David J. Phillip/AP
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig watches the Astros celebrate. Jae C. Hong/AP
Bregman carries second baseman Jose Altuve during the postgame celebrations. Harry How/Getty Images
The Astros celebrate together at the postgame ceremony. Matt Slocum/AP
The Dodgers watch from the top step of the dugout during the eighth inning. They fell behind 5-0 after two innings and never got much momentum going. Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Andre Ethier drives in the Dodgers' only run while pinch-hitting for Clayton Kershaw in the sixth inning. LG Patterson/MLB Photos via Getty Images
Kershaw, the Dodgers' ace, came into the game in the third inning and threw four shutout innings. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Puig reacts after flying out in the third inning. LG Patterson/MLB Photos via Getty Images
George Springer celebrates after hitting a home run to give the Astros a 5-0 lead in the second inning. The two-run blast was Springer's fifth home run of the series, tying a World Series record. He was later named World Series MVP. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Marwin Gonzalez hits a double off Dodgers starting pitcher Yu Darvish early in the second inning. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Darvish reacts to a rough first inning in which he gave up two runs. He was pulled in the second after giving up the home run to Springer. Darvish went just 1 2/3 innings in both of his World Series starts. Harry How/Getty Images
Houston starter Lance McCullers Jr. throws a pitch during the first inning. McCullers didn't give up a run in 2 1/3 innings of work, but he hit four batters. Tim Bradbury/AP
Springer is greeted in the dugout after scoring a run in the first inning. He opened the game with a double. LG Patterson/MLB Photos via Getty Images
Bregman reacts after scoring the opening run of the game. LG Patterson/MLB Photos via Getty Images
Actors Rob Lowe, right, and Ken Jeong wave Dodger flags on top of a dugout before the game. Many celebrities were in attendance. Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images