When does the World Series start?

Everything you need to know about this year's Fall Classic.
World Series - Atlanta Braves v Minnesota Twins - Game Seven
World Series - Atlanta Braves v Minnesota Twins - Game Seven / Rich Pilling/GettyImages
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Only two teams remain standing at the end of October, and only one will join the 118 other franchises to have won a World Series throughout the history of baseball. It's one of the most storied and iconic championships in sports, and gives fans an annual opportunity to wax poetic about the history of the game.

It's hard not to feel certain things when thinking about your favorite players today walking in the footsteps of Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax, and Derek Jeter.

Baseball might not have the chokehold it used to on pop culture, but the World Series remains one of the most exciting things in sports and it's hard to not get wrapped up in all its glory.

When does the World Series start?

This year the World Series will being on October 27th, which means we might get the whole thing wrapped up in its natural month.

Game 4 is scheduled for Halloween, but it would require one of the teams to sweep the series for it to end before rolling over into November. Prior to 9/11, the World Series almost never ended after October, but the need to push the schedule back in 2001 is a change that has stuck to this day.

The latest the Championship Series will end is October 24th, as that's the day Game 7 of the NLCS would be played. The ALCS is scheduled to wrap up the day prior, but that's assuming both series go the distance.

Where can I watch the World Series?

Once again the World Series will be aired in primetime on FOX. This has been the case since 2000 when the network acquired the exclusive television rights, but the World Series wasn't always aired on the same channel as it is now.

From 1996 until 1999, both NBC and FOX alternated broadcasting the World Series. Before that ABC, CBS, and NBC all aired the World Series dating back to the 1950s.

Here's where and when to catch the World Series this year:

Game

Date

Teams

TV Channel

Game 1

Fri., Oct. 27th

TBD vs. TBD

FOX

Game 2

Sat., Oct. 28th

TBD vs. TBD

FOX

Game 3

Mon., Oct. 30th

TBD vs. TBD

FOX

Game 4

Tue., Oct. 31st

TBD vs. TBD

FOX

Game 5*

Wed., Nov. 1st

TBD vs. TBD

FOX

Game 6*

Fri., Nov. 3rd

TBD vs. TBD

FOX

Game 7*

Sat., Nov. 4th

TBD vs. TBD

FOX

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