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Astros' World Series parade: In Real Life

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The Astros celebrated their first World Series championship with their fans, and MLB.com was on the scene in downtown Houston.

Dress like a champion! Get Astros World Series title gear

The Astros celebrated their first World Series championship with their fans, and MLB.com was on the scene in downtown Houston.

Dress like a champion! Get Astros World Series title gear

5:24 p.m. ET: And that's a wrap
Astros owner Jim Crane, manager A.J. Hinch, World Series MVP George Springer, and teammates Dallas Keuchel and Josh Reddick addressed the fans, who turned out in droves to cheer for the champions.

Tweet from @BenDuBose: Confetti flies. #Astros #EarnedHistory pic.twitter.com/gpOhTOhXBO

Video: Correa, Altuve, Springer greeted by fans at parade

Tweet from @brianmctaggart: Reddick: "Wooston, we don't have a problem. We have a championship."And Reddick saves the day

5:11 p.m. ET: It's officially "Astros Day"
Mayor Sylvester Turner declared Nov. 3, 2017, as "Houston Astros Day" in the city of Houston, and Gov. Greg Abbott did the same for the state of Texas.

Tweet from @BenDuBose: George Springer alluding to Jansen���s quote: ���I was told before Game 7 we didn���t have a chance. How���d that work out?��� #Astros #EarnedHistory pic.twitter.com/AHIvORuR2d

Tweet from @brianmctaggart: "Hey Houston, we did it," Hinch tells the crowd"Don't forget where you were when they made the last out."

Video: Crane speaks to fans about Astros' World Series climb

Tweet from @MLBGIFs: Earned it. #WorldSeries pic.twitter.com/1cvxgOM9XF

Celebrate with the best moments from the Astros' victory parade

4:49 p.m. ET: Champs take the stage
The massive crowd outside City Hall erupted into cheers when the players arrived, after Orbit fired up the fans with a giant "World Series champions" flag as chants of "Let's go, Astros" broke out.

Tweet from @BenDuBose: Houston City Hall has a new look. #Astros #EarnedHistory pic.twitter.com/ffF6ndy0vv

Tweet from @richardjustice: pic.twitter.com/tH4lDU3bss

4:06 p.m. ET: Astros approaching final stage of parade
When the firetrucks arrive at City Hall, the World Series champions will take the stage in front of the throngs of fans packing the surrounding area.

Tweet from @Cut4: The city of Houston's throwing a really nice parade. https://t.co/QobumVgGL2 pic.twitter.com/k4AuaAeovs

Tweet from @MLBGIFs: #HowToBePopularIn4WordsWin the #WorldSeries. pic.twitter.com/ywTsa8fzn4

Tweet from @BenDuBose: #Astros fans cooling off in the water in front of City Hall, awaiting the team's arrival to the main stage. #AstrosParade #EarnedHistory pic.twitter.com/8eV5cFzWaU

3:43 p.m. ET: Magical ride to continue
Springer, Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa will be honored Saturday with a victory parade down Main Street U.S.A. at the Magic Kingdom Park at Disney World.

Tweet from @DisneyParks: The stars of the Houston @Astros World Series championship team are ���going to Disney World��� on Saturday! Details: https://t.co/3T8ZXD9rdX

3:29 p.m. ET: Astros past and present
Reddick (wearing his title belt and giant orange hat) and Jake Marisnick are on the move, as were Hall of Famers Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell.

3:16 p.m. ET: Precious cargo
With an assist from the Houston Fire Department, the Commissioner's Trophy is being trucked into downtown Houston, along with the World Series champions.

Tweet from @BenDuBose: Carlos Correa throws up the H to raucous Houston fans. #Astros #EarnedHistory pic.twitter.com/HImYA5HVxg

2:46 p.m. ET: Houston showing Astros love
Fans were lining the streets, even into parking garages, to welcome the World Series champions as start time for the parade approached.

Tweet from @BenDuBose: These #Astros posters are being given out at City Hall. Pretty cool: pic.twitter.com/r3VjzIcGKx

2:23 p.m. ET: Top dog
Even Houston's finest K-9 was showing Astros pride.

Tweet from @BenDuBose: With one hour to go, here���s the folks awaiting the #Astros directly in front of the City Hall stage. Massive turnout. #EarnedHistory pic.twitter.com/nRtTORwbVB

1:28 p.m. ET: Seeing orange
The fans are catching the eyes of the Astros' players as they gather for the start of the parade.

Tweet from @brianmctaggart: "Sorry, I"m late. I was taking selfies with the best fans in baseball...in traffic," Bregman showing up to press conference.

Tweet from @brianmctaggart: "Driving through the city and seeing a bunch of orange everywhere is pretty special," Astros P Chris Devenski.

Tweet from @ABREG_1: Who's ready for this parade?????

12:26 p.m. ET: H-Town is hopping
Horns are honking everywhere as the fans clearly are amped with anticipation to greet their champs.

Tweet from @BenDuBose: Milam and Walker at 11 a.m. #Astros #EarnHistory pic.twitter.com/BYm7JavDyO

11:56 a.m. ET: What do you say, Joe?
Natalie Guerrero, who has been here since 8:30 a.m. CT, has a very important question for Astros right-hander Joe Musgrove.

11:39 a.m. ET: Early to rise
Fans hit the streets well before the parade started to celebrate a championship 56 seasons in the making.

Tweet from @alysonfooter: People lined up outside Astros team store at MMP hours before parade. pic.twitter.com/4pK4l6Cwu0

Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, Dallas Keuchel, Josh Reddick, George Springer