Obama ad will push back start of Game 6 of World Series

Updated: October 16, 2008, 3:35 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- There's no debating this: Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will delay a World Series game by several minutes.

Major League Baseball has agreed to move the first pitch of Game 6 of the World Series, if there is one, by about 15 minutes to accommodate a half-hour Obama ad buy on Fox on Oct. 29. The start of the game would be pushed back from 8:20 p.m. ET to 8:35 p.m.

The World Series has not gone to a sixth game since 2003.

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