The best photos from the wild 2017 World Series

The 2017 World Series began with the shortest game in the championship’s history, but that quick and easy game sure wasn’t a sign of things to come.

After seven games, two finishes in extra innings, a seemingly endless amount of lead changes and more home runs than we’ve ever seen, a champion has finally been crowned.

The Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of this year’s Fall Classic on Wednesday night — a win-or-go-home game for both rosters. The emotional win gave the Astros their first World Series title in franchise history.

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World Series studs you should watch — even if you don’t care about the game

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros are meeting in the World Series — a first for the Dodgers since 1988, and a major win for the city of Houston, which is recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

If there isn’t a team your rooting for this Fall Classic, think again. There’s about to be a lot of athletic eye candy on your TV screen and social media timelines.

Whether you’re bitter about your team missing their chance or couldn’t tell an infielder from an outfielder, there’s one thing we can all appreciate: the players. They’ve worked hard to get to where they are, both physically and mentally, and deserve some love.

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