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World Series

World Series

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  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Sports
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Championship game for MLB 
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  • Tags: baseball (pro)

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  • 2014
    • Amazon
  • 2014 [Blu-ray]
    • Amazon
  • 2015 World Series Film
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  • 2015 World Series Film [Blu-ray]
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  • 2016 Game 7: Ultimate Edition
    • Amazon
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Plot Synopsis

First played in 1903 as a best-of-nine series, each year since 1905 Major League Baseball has hosted its WORLD SERIES as a best-of-seven championship series between the pennant winners in the American and National Leagues.
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The 2018 World Series begins on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 on FOX, marking the 21st year that FOX has exclusive television coverage. This year, the 92-win Los Angeles Dodgers return to the World Series for the second consecutive year, taking on the 108-win Boston Red Sox, who make their first World Series appearance since they won the Fall Classic in 2013. Joe Buck returns as the play-by-play announcer, and he's once again joined by John Smoltz as the color commentator. Ken Rosenthal and Tom Verducci reprise their roles as field reporters.

Home field advantage goes to the Red Sox in this 2-3-2 format, meaning the first two games are in Boston, followed by Games 3, 4, and 5 (if necessary) in Los Angeles. If necessary, Games 6 and 7 are back in Boston. For streaming, all World Series games on FOX are available on Fox Sports GO! for authenticated subscribers to the network through a participating pay TV provider. Plus, FOX can be streamed live with YouTube TV, Hulu Live, DirecTV, Sling TV, fuboTV, and Playstation Vue. For those just listening, ESPN Radio covers all World Series games, with Dan Shulman calling play-by-play, Chris Singleton as color analyst, and Buster Olney as field reporter. Supporting World Series content is available via MLB Network, MLB.com, MLB International and SiriusXM.

Below is the first pitch and broadcast schedule for the 2018 Fall Classic.
- WS Game 1: LAD @ BOS on Tues., Oct. 23 at 8:09pm ET/5:09pm PT on FOX
- WS Game 2: LAD @ BOS Wed., Oct. 24 at 8:09pm ET/5:09pm PT on FOX
- Travel Day to Los Angeles Thurs., Oct. 25
- WS Game 3 BOS @ LAD Fri., Oct. 26 at 8:09pm ET/5:09pm PT on FOX
- WS Game 4 BOS @ LAD Sat., Oct. 27 at 8:09pm ET/5:09pm PT on FOX
- WS Game 5^ LAD @ HOU Sun., Oct. 28 at 8:09pm ET/5:09pm PT on FOX
- Travel Day to Boston Mon., Oct. 29
- WS Game 6^ LAD @ BOS Tues., Oct. 30 at 8:09pm ET/5:09pm PT on FOX
- WS Game 7^ LAD @ BOS Wed., Oct. 31 at 8:09pm ET/5:09pm PT on FOX

^if necessary

Cast

Other Titles

  • Also known as: Fall Classic

Firsts, Lasts & Notable Notes

  • September 28, 1955: First color broadcast of a World Series game (New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers).