Greatest Astros Plays Coasters

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Relive four of the greatest moments in Houston baseball history.  Each set comes with four laser-etched coasters depicting these historic plays:

2017 World Series: Game 4 - Walk-Off Single
2005 NLDS: Game 4 - 18th Inning Walk-Off
1986 Regular Season - Scott's No-Hitter
1983 Regular Season - Ryan's Strikeout Record

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2017 World Series: Game 4
Walk-Off Single
Houston 13 - 12 Los Angeles
Kanley Jensen, arguably the majors’ best closer of the moment, retired the first two Houston batters but then hit Brian McCann and walked George Springer to bring up Alex Bregman. The young third baseman punched a single up the middle, launching Derek Fisher (pinch-running for McCann) on his way home with the winning run to complete one of the greatest Fall Classic contests yet seen.

2005 NLDS: Game 4
18th Inning Walk-Off
Houston 7 - 6 Atlanta
For the fifth time in nine years, the Astros and Braves met in an NL Division Series. (The Braves won the first three meetings in 1997, 1999 and 2001 before the Astros won a playoff series for the first time in 2004.) Trying to force a trip back to Atlanta for Game 5, the Braves held a 6-1 lead after 7½ innings. Lance Berkman made it 6-5 with a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth, and Brad Ausmus homered in the ninth to tie the score at 6. That’s how things stayed until the bottom of the 18th, when Chris Burke hit a walk-off solo homer to give the Astros the game and the series.

1986 Regular Season
Scott's No-Hitter
Houston 2 - 0 San Francisco
The 1986 season would prove to be a magical one for the Astros and its fans. The Astros were hot out of the gates, jumping out to a 14-6 record and an early division lead. The team continued to play well for a majority of the season, peaking with a division lead of 11 games on Sept. 20. Intensity was high in the Astrodome as Houston fans looked forward to a division title and deep playoff runWith the magic number at one on Sept. 25, the Astros took on the San Francisco Giants at the Astrodome with a chance to secure their third NL West division title. Led by All-Star pitcher Mike Scott, the Astros entered the top of the ninth inning leading, 2-0, and with a no-hitter intact for Scott. With a roaring Astrodome crowd, the Giants leadoff man, Dan Gladden, stepped to the plate and became Scott's 12th strikeout victim on an outside fastball. Robby Thompson was the second batter of the inning, and he struck out on an electric split-finger fastball.With one out remaining, and every fan in the Astrodome on his or her feet, Giants first basemen and left-handed slugger Will Clark stepped into the batter's box standing between Scott and a no-hitter. Clark swung at the very first pitch and hit a ground ball that made its way to first basemen Glenn Davis for the final out, completing Scott's no-hitter and clinching the National League West division title.Scott's no-hitter was the first in Major League history to be thrown in a clinching situation, and it helped the righty secure the 1986 National League Cy Young Award. Scott would finish the season with 18 wins and a league-leading 2.22 ERA and 306 strikeouts.

1983 Regular Season
Ryan's Strikeout Record
Houston 4 - 2 Montreal
Astros ace Nolan Ryan entered the 1983 season with 3,494 strikeouts, needing only 15 more to surpass Walter Johnson as the all-time strikeout king. In his third start of the season and after a brief DL stint, Ryan entered an April 27 contest against the Montreal Expos needing five strikeouts to break Johnson's mark. By the eighth inning, Ryan was pitching with a 4-2 lead and needed only one strikeout to tie and two strikeouts to break the all-time record.Expos catcher Tim Blackwell led off the eighth and quickly fell behind 0-2 after two fastballs from Ryan. The catcher worked the count full before swinging and missing at another Ryan fastball for the record-tying 3,508th strikeout. Montreal fans rose to their feet, showing their appreciation for Ryan. The Astros then sent up a pinch-hitter, who quickly fell in an 0-2 hole after two Ryan fastballs in the mid-90s. Ryan wound up and threw a curveball. The pinch-hitter was just able to foul it off. After just seeing a curveball, the pinch-hitter looked for the Ryan Express to return on the fourth pitch of the at-bat but was frozen by a curveball that caught the outside corner for strike three. With this final strikeout, Ryan passed Johnson and became Major League Baseball's all-time strikeout king.Who was this pinch-hitter that struck out looking to place Ryan in baseball's all-time record books? It was none other than current Astros manager Brad Mills, then an Expos utilityman. The following season Mills was traded to Houston where Ryan, upon meeting him, said, "It was outside, wasn't it?"