Braves vs Astros: A World Series 6 decades in the making

According to reports, it’s a matchup for six decades in the making, with former National League rivals who made appearances over 700 times, including five postseason series. Speaking of The Hammer and The Toy Cannon teeing up home run derby at the Astrodome, or Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and John Smoltz vs. Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio during a June evening on TBS. Due to scheduling and COVID-19, the Astros and Braves haven’t seen each other ever since 2017.

They’ll now get the opportunity to meet themselves for Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night in Houston.