19 must-know facts about the World Series

The earliest time for a World Series game

The earliest time for a World Series game this year is 8:07 p.m. But it wasn’t always a late-night affair. The first scheduled night game for a World Series happened in 1971.
(Credit: AP, 1971)

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Here are 19 facts about the history of the World Series and the Royals' and Giants' history in the Fall Classic.

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