HOUSTON (FOX 26) - The Houston Astros Championship Trophy Tour, presented by Mattress Firm, launched on Monday, Jan. 8 and began in the team's home city, of course.
The tour will include more than 100 stops throughout Texas and surrounding areas in 2018.
A private ceremony took place on Jan. 8 at Houston City Hall with Mayor Sylvester Turner, Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan and Mattress Firm president and chief executive officer Ken Murphy present.
The Astros Championship Trophy Tour allows fans the opportunity to relive the Astros 2017 World Series run with the Commissioner's Trophy. Fans are invited to take photos with the Commissioner's Trophy, courtesy of Mattress Firm.
"Mattress Firm is thrilled to support the Astros Championship Trophy Tour and bring the excitement of our first World Championship to the fans," said Murphy. "We look forward to seeing Astros fans throughout our home region celebrate this historic achievement with the Commissioner's Trophy."
"Bringing the first World Series Championship to Houston has been an incredible source of pride for the entire Astros organization," said Ryan. "We look forward to making the Commissioner's Trophy available to Astros fans and reliving that historic experience."
The Astros Championship Trophy Tour will also overlap with Astros FanFest on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Minute Maid Park.