Astros create a mural scavenger hunt for fans
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Astros create a mural scavenger hunt for fans

1of22Carl Cherry, of Pearland, takes a selfie with his one-year-old daughter, Eliza, in front of a new mural commemorating the Astros 7-1 win over the Washington Nationals painted by artist Gonzo247 at Pearland Town Center on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Astros murals painted by various artists have been popping up around the Houston area after each Astros win. Gonzo247’s mural in Pearland is the tenth. “Wait, I live there,” Cherry said he exclaimed when he saw one of the murals had appeared in Pearland. “I definitely did not think Pearland would get a mural,” Cherry said.Photo: Mark Mulligan, Staff photographer After a sluggish start in the World Series, the Houston Astros traveled to the nation’s capital and painted the town orange. And moments after each of three victories in Washington against the Nationals, the Astros set a local artist to work back home to paint H-town. Reid Ryan, president of business operations for the Astros, explained the team’s postseason graffiti project on social media. “Each time the #Astros win a postseason game, a local graffiti artist will paint a mural for that game,” he tweeted. “Hopefully we end up with 11 of these around H-Town.” Dubbed “Paint H-Town,” the […]

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