The 2016 World Series schedule will get started on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016. The World Series features the ALCS ( American League Championship Series) and NLCS (National League Championship Series) champions who play in a best four of seven matchup for the MLB championship. The World Series is the culmination of the MLB Playoffs that pit the top teams in Major League baseball against each other.
What is the Format of the World Series Matchup?
The World Series is played in a best four of seven game format. The team with home field advantage plays the first two games at home, then three away, and the final two at home if the series is required to go to seven games. Once a team wins four games, they are declared the World Series champion. The overall format of the four of seven matchup is: HHAAAHH and pits the winners of the American and National League against each other in the culmination of the MLB Playoffs.
Past World Series Champions (Since 2000)
2015 World Series – The Kansas City Royals Defeated the New York Mets 4–1
2014 World Series – The San Francisco Giants Defeated the Kansas City Royals 4–3
2013 World Series – The Boston Red Sox Defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4–2
2012 World Series – The San Francisco Giants Defeated the Detroit Tigers 4–0
2011 World Series – The St. Louis Cardinals Defeated the Texas Rangers 4–3
2010 World Series – The San Francisco Giants Defeated the Texas Rangers 4–1
2009 World Series – The New York Yankees Defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4–2
2008 World Series – The Philadelphia Phillies Defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4–1
2007 World Series – The Boston Red Sox Defeated the Colorado Rockies 4–0
2006 World Series – The St. Louis Cardinals Defeated the Detroit Tigers 4–1
2005 World Series – The Chicago White Sox Defeated the Houston Astros 4–0
2004 World Series – The Boston Red Sox Defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4–0
2003 World Series – The Florida Marlins Defeated the New York Yankees 4–2
2002 World Series – The Anaheim Angels Defeated the San Francisco Giants 4–3
2001 World Series – The Arizona Diamondbacks Defeated the New York Yankees 4–3
2000 World Series – The New York Yankees Defeated the New York Mets 4–1
What Day Does the 2016 World Series Start?
The 2016 World Series gets started on October 25, 2016 and will pit the ALCS against the NLCS. Once the MLB playoff schedule is set, the game dates, times, and TV broadcast will be finalized by MLB for the remainder of the World Series (and will be updated here). The World Series finishes up approximately seven months after the start of the MLB regular season schedule. Until then, you can checkout the full, printable 2016 MLB Playoff Bracket. Let’s enjoy some baseball!
2016 World Series Schedule
|TBD||WS Gm 1||NL Champion @ AL Champion||FOX|
|TBD||WS Gm 2||NL Champion @ AL Champion||FOX|
|TBD||WS Gm 3||AL Champion @ NL Champion||FOX|
|TBD||WS Gm 4||AL Champion @ NL Champion||FOX|
|TBD||WS Gm 5||* AL Champion @ NL Champion||FOX|
|TBD||WS Gm 6||* NL Champion @ AL Champion||FOX|
|TBD||WS Gm 7||* NL Champion @ AL Champion||FOX|