Definition of Fall Classic in US English:

Fall Classic


trademark in US
  • A nickname for the World Series.

    • ‘Now there was speculation that with Sutcliffe on the mound, they once again would be taking on Detroit in a Fall Classic.’
    • ‘Steve was eager to link with his father's past by also pitching in a Fall Classic involving the Cubs and Tigers.’
    • ‘He picked up his second World Series victory on the way to a 4-3 record in three Fall Classics.’
    • ‘He was 19 years, one month old when he pitched one and a third scoreless innings for the Boston Red Sox in the 1967 World Series against the Cardinals, at that time making him the youngest hurler to appear in a Fall Classic.’
    • ‘September 14: Major league baseball cancels the World Series - making it the first season without a Fall Classic in 90 years.’