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World Series Appearances

In the 98 years that the World Series has been contested, American League teams have won 59 championships while National League teams have won 41.

The following teams are ranked by number of appearances through the 2004 World Series; (*) indicates AL teams.

 App W L Pct. Last
Series
Last
Title
NY Yankees* 39 2613 .667 20032000
Bklyn/LA Dodgers 18 6 12 .333 1988 1988
NY/SF Giants 17 5 12 .294 2002 1954
St.L. Cardinals 16 9 7 .5632004 1982
Phi/KC/Oak.A's* 14 9 5 .643 1990 1989
Boston Red Sox* 10 6 4 .600 2004 2004
Chicago Cubs 10 2 8 .200 1945 1908
Cincinnati Reds 9 5 4 .556 1990 1990
Detroit Tigers* 9 4 5 .444 1984 1984
Bos/Mil/Atl.Braves 9 3 6 .3331999 1995
Pittsburgh Pirates 7 5 2 .714 1979 1979
St.L/Bal.Orioles* 7 3 4 .429 1983 1983
Wash/Min.Twins* 6 3 3 .500 1991 1991
Cle. Indians* 5 2 3 .400 1997 1948
Phi. Phillies 5 1 4 .200 1993 1980
Chi. White Sox* 4 2 2 .500 1959 1917
NY Mets 4 2 2 .500 2000 1986
Fla. Marlins2 2 0 1.00020032003
Tor. Blue Jays* 2 2 0 1.000 1993 1993
KC Royals* 2 1 1 .500 1985 1985
SD Padres 2 0 2 .000 1998
Anaheim Angels*1101.00020022002
Ari. Diamondbacks1101.00020012001
Sea/Mil.Brewers* 1 0 1 .000 1982

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