The American League favorite against this October's biggest underdog? Welcome to the 2022 World Series.
The AL's No 1 seed, the Houston Astros, went undefeated in the first two rounds as they rolled to their fourth Fall Classic in six years. The Philadelphia Phillies -- the sixth seed in the National League, with the worst regular-season record of any team in the playoffs -- upset their way to their first World Series since 2009.
Baseball fans had to go four October days without playoff baseball. But the wait is finally over! Will the Astros lose even one game, let alone four? Will Philly's magic end in a victory parade?
The first pitch of World Series Game 1 is scheduled for 7:03 p.m. CT on Friday night at Minute Maid Park. ESPN 102.3/AM 1000 KSOO will have complete coverage of the fall classic.
Game-1 October 28
Game-2 October 29
Game-3 October 31
Game-4 November 1
*Game-5 November 2
*Game-6 November 4
*Game-7 November 5
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Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.
Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.
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compiled key moments from Major League Baseball's history over the past 100 years. Using a variety of sources from Major League Baseball (MLB) record books, the Baseball Hall of Fame, and audio and video from events, we've listed the iconic moments that shaped a sport and a nation. Read through to find out what happened in MLB history the year you were born.