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Game 7 of the 2018 World Series is scheduled for Halloween

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MLB postseason begins on Oct. 2, with Fall Classic starting on Oct. 23.

World Series - Los Angeles Dodgers v Houston Astros - Game Four Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images

Major League Baseball unveiled its postseason schedule on Thursday, which revealed among other things that if the World Series goes a full seven games the championship will be decided on Halloween.

Ending on October 31 was pretty much a given with how postseason scheduled have worked out in the past, with the Fall Classic starting on a Tuesday and spread over a potential seven days, ending on a Wednesday. The 2017 regular season ended on Oct. 1 and the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers decided the World Series with a Game 7 on November 1. This regular season ends on September 30.

After that Sunday finale to the season, the Wild Card Games are played on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the National League on ESPN on Oct. 2 and the American League on TBS on Oct. 3.

TBS will televise the entirety of the AL playoffs, through the American League Championship Series, with both American League Division Series starting on Friday, Oct. 5. The ALCS starts on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Both NL Division Series will begin on Thursday, Oct. 4, televised by Fox Sports 1 or MLB Network. The NLCS starts on Friday, Oct. 12 and will be broadcast by Fox and FS1.

The World Series starts on Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the home of the team with the best record among the two pennant winners.

Wild Card Games

League Date Television
League Date Television
National League Tue, Oct 2 ESPN
American League Wed, Oct 3 TBS

NLDS

Game Date Television
Game Date Television
Game 1 Thu, Oct 4 FS1 or MLB Network
Game 2 Fri, Oct 5 FS1 or MLB Network
Game 3 Sun, Oct 7 FS1 or MLB Network
Game 4* Mon, Oct 8 FS1
Game 5* Wed, Oct 10 FS1
*if necessary

ALDS

Game Date Television
Game Date Television
Game 1 Fri, Oct 5 TBS
Game 2 Sat, Oct 6 TBS
Game 3 Mon, Oct 8 TBS
Game 4* Tue, Oct 9 TBS
Game 5* Thu, Oct 11 TBS
*if necessary

NLCS

Game Date Television
Game Date Television
Game 1 Fri, Oct 12 Fox or FS1
Game 2 Sat, Oct 13 Fox or FS1
Game 3 Mon, Oct 15 Fox or FS1
Game 4 Tue, Oct 16 Fox or FS1
Game 5* Wed, Oct 17 Fox or FS1
Game 6* Fri, Oct 19 Fox or FS1
Game 7* Sat, Oct 20 Fox or FS1
*if necessary

ALCS

Game Date Television
Game Date Television
Game 1 Sat, Oct 13 TBS
Game 2 Sun, Oct 14 TBS
Game 3 Tue, Oct 16 TBS
Game 4 Wed, Oct 17 TBS
Game 5* Thu, Oct 18 TBS
Game 6* Sat, Oct 20 TBS
Game 7* Sun, Oct 21 TBS
*if necessary

World Series

Game Date Television
Game Date Television
Game 1 Tue, Oct 23 Fox
Game 2 Wed, Oct 24 Fox
Game 3 Fri, Oct 26 Fox
Game 4 Sat, Oct 27 Fox
Game 5* Sun, Oct 28 Fox
Game 6* Tue, Oct 30 Fox
Game 7* Wed, Oct 31 Fox
*if necessary