The Houston Astros play in the National League Central division
Before the 2013 season, the Houston Astros relocated from the National League Central Division to the American League West Division. As a result, there are now 15 teams in the National League and 15 in the American League.
The owner of the Houston Astros is Jim Crane. He bought the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane in late 2011. Under Jim Crane the Houston Astros moved from National to American league.
The teams in Major League Baseball's American League West Division, are the Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers
The Houston Astros ARE a Major League Baseball team
Yes since the actual season 2013
Since the Houston franchise joined the National League in 1962 -- they are now in the American League -- the Cincinnati Reds have beaten the Colt .45s/Astros 443 times in 845 games.
The Major League Baseball (MLB) team known as the Houston Astros originated in the MLB National League (NL) in 1962 as the Houston Colt 45's, changing their name to the Houston Astros in 1965.
In 2013, the Houston Astros moved from the National League to the American League, giving each league 15 teams for a total of 30 Major League Baseball clubs.
* American League East Division * American League Central Division * American League West Division * National League East Division * National League Central Division * National League West Division
At the start of the 2012 MLB Season there are 30 teams, 16 in the national league and 14 in the american league. Starting 2013, both leagues will have 15 teams each with the Houston Astros being moved to the American League West division as required by Bud Selig.
The Astros entered the National League in 1962 as the Houston Colt 45s. The name was changed to Astros in 1965 when the team moved into the Astrodome.
The Astros first season in the National League was 1962 and they were known as the Houston Colt 45s. They entered the league as an expansion team with the New York Mets.
Houston Astros and Texas Rangers.
Since the 2013 season, when the Houston Astros moved from the National League to the American league, there have been 15 teams in each circuit.
Mickey Mantle wore number 7 for the Yankees, the American League Division of the MLB, and Craig Biggio wore number 7 for the Astros, the National League Division of the MLB. (Major League Baseball)
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The 2012 Major League Baseball season will mark the last time that the National League has 16 teams versus 14 for the American League. In 2013, the Houston Astros will move from the National League Central to the American League West, giving each league 15 teams.
There are 16 teams in the National League, but in 2013, the Houston Astros will move to the American League West.
The Seattle Mariners play in the American league west division along with the, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Huston Astros, The Texas rangers and the Oakland Athletics.
The five oldest teams in American League Baseball are the Houston Astros, the Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians, the Chicago Whitesox, and the Baltimore Orioles. These teams were all founded in 1894.
If you are referring to the american league, there are 14 american league teams as of now. In 2013, the astros will move to the american league.
That would be the Texas Rangers who entered the American League as the Washington Senators in 1961. Next is the Houston Astros who entered the National League in 1962.
Texas Rangers and Houston Astros