George Springer rebounded from a difficult ALCS to absolutely mash the ball in the World Series. Entering Wednesday's 5-1 win in Game 7, Springer had four homers and he got off to a blistering start again. After leading off the game with a double, he came up with a runner on and the Astros ahead, 3-0, in the second. On Yu Darvish's 3-2 fastball, Springer crushed a dinger to deep center field.
As has been his custom, Springer celebrated wildly around the bases:
He wasn't the only one. Though the Astros were playing in Los Angeles, thousands of fans went to Minute Maid Park for a watch party. And they had their own celebration:
Everyone in the park was celebrating:
George Springer had about 20,000 fans losing their minds here at Minute Maid Park, when his 5th homer of the series made it 5-0 Astros. pic.twitter.com/tRoFsyEefF- Stefano Fusaro (@FusaroESPN) November 2, 2017