A Shooting Star Remix: 1994-1999
As new expansion teams popped up in the 1990’s, regardless of sport, the idea of creating new sports logos and choosing colors schemes demanded a tough look. A redesign of the Astros to close out the 20th century included a more aggressive shooting star and a new, revamped wordmark.
The orange and navy got replaced by Vegas gold and midnight blue. The home whites had a blue “Astros” script with a gold trimmed starburst in the “o”. The road uni’s had a blue “Houston” with a gold-trimmed starburst on the second “o”. This was changed in 1997 to the starburst leading the wordmark from the “n” in Houston.
Also changing was the hat, which for the most part was the gold starburst logo on a midnight blue hat. There was also an alternate with a gold brim. Even another alternate, actually a batting practice cap, with an oval around the starburst was worn in a few games.