CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – Just as one Cleveland team is officially handed their championship rings, another might be attempting to secure their own.
MLB playoff schedules were officially announced on Tuesday afternoon, and Game 1 of the World Series is set for Tuesday, October 25, the same day as the Cleveland Cavaliers’ home opener against the New York Knicks.
The Cavs will receive their 2015-2015 NBA Championship rings prior to the opener at Quicken Loans Arena, which could conceivable coincide with the Cleveland Indians hosting Game 1 of the World Series at Progressive Field.
The American League emerged victorious in this year’s MLB All-Star Game, clinching home field for the AL’s representative in the Fall Classic.
The Indians currently hold a 7.5 game lead in the American League Central Division. Cleveland also owns the top record in the AL by percentage points over the Texas Rangers.
Of course, the Cavaliers overcame a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals to top the Golden State Warriors in June, ending a 52-year professional championship drought in the city. The Cavs’ championship parade featured approximately 1.3 million people joining the celebration in downtown Cleveland.
Here is the entire MLB postseason schedule: