Why are they called the Houston Astros?

Originally known as the Colt .45s, that nickname was never appreciated by the Colt Firearm Company (who manufactured the weapon), so it was not a surprise when

Houston Astros All-Time Team

Houston Astros All-Time Team We select a 28-player roster of the greatest Houston Astros. Also the Colt 45s, in case you remember them. STARTING LINEUP Alan ASHBY