ATLANTA — It’s time to party like it’s 1999! The Atlanta Braves are heading to the World Series for the first time in 22 years.
The Braves knocked out the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship. Atlanta will now face the Houston Astros.
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According to MLB rules, the team with the best record will have home field advantage in the World Series. The Braves finished with 88 wins to win the NL East. The Astros finished with 92 wins to win the AL West.
That means Atlanta will start the series on the road.
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Here is the World Series game schedule.
- Game 1: Tuesday Oct. 26 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, 8:09 p.m.
- Game 2: Wednesday Oct. 27 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, 8:09 p.m.
- Game 3: Friday Oct. 29 at Truist Park in Atlanta, 8:09 p.m.
- Game 4: Saturday Oct. 30 at Truist Park in Atlanta, 8:09 p.m.
- Game 5*: Sunday Oct. 31 at Truist Park in Atlanta, 8:15 p.m.
- Game 6*: Tuesday Nov. 2 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, 8:09 p.m.
- Game 7*: Wednesday Nov. 3 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, 8:09 p.m.
A-List Members and Braves Insiders will have the early access with a presale that begins on Monday, Oct. 25, the team said in a press release.
Tickets for the World Series home games at Truist Park will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Tickets for the World Series games at Minute Maid Park can be found on the Astros website.
This is the Braves’ sixth World Series appearance since their move to Atlanta in 1966. All five previous trips happened during the team’s 90s run:
- 1991 World Series: Lost to Minnesota Twins in Game 7
- 1992 World Series: Lost to Toronto Blue Jays in six games
- 1995 World Series: Defeated the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
- 1996 World Series: Lost to New York Yankees in six games
- 1999 World Series: Lost to New York Yankees in a sweep
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