It has taken 44 years but the monkey is now off the Astros' back. Roger Clemens mother said so. The long suffering heart and soul of the team Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell after 18 and 15 years finally see their hard work amount to a championship. The city of Houston finally celebrated. Unlike other cities no problems and no arrests. The lines formed around the stores as soon as the T-shirt maker got the word to start printing the championship shirts. 78 year old Hall of Fame broadcaster can finally say the Astros are going to the World Series. Go Astros!