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The ecstasy of a first-ever World Series win, in 4 jubilant photos

The Houston Astros ground out a victory in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, toppling the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 after 11 innings at Dodger Stadium. The series is now tied 1-1, with the championship round moving to Houston for Game 3 on Friday.

The victory was the Astros' first World Series win in franchise history, earned by a 2-run dinger swatted by outfielder George Springer in the top of the 11th. Below, photos that capture what it's like to notch a historic triumph. Kimberly Alters

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