If there is indeed an imminent name change in the works, what would you call Houston's baseball team?

With news that new owner Jim Crane might change the Astros' team name to start fresh in the American league, we've come up with some just-in-case alternatives.

In the event we have to start production of new uniforms, which of these names would you like to see on the back?

The votes are in. See who won!
Colt .45s

Some of Texas' best franchises make reference to our state's Wild West heritage, like the Texas Rangers, the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs. So let's return to the original team name, the Colt .45s.


Staying within the energy vein, I like the Frackers, not only for the limitless humor potential but also for its ability to attract Rice students, computer engineers and other Battlestar Galactica fans.