MLB World Series has started their journey in 1903. Out of 30 teams from the USA and Canada, only 2 teams get the chance to compete in the World Series. Till now 28 teams have appeared at least once in the Fall Classic. The Seattle Mariners and the Washington Nationals never got a chance to compete in World Series and never won a Title. Let’s see the list of the multiple time winners.
New York Yankees
Yankees have appeared 40 times in World Series and won 27 times. It’s been a while since they won their last trophy in 2009. 2009 was the last time the Yankees qualified for World Series. Yankee is based in the Bronx and they played under American League. They are the most successful sports team in United States history. Till now Yankees won 19 division titles and 40 American League pennants.
St. Louis Cardinals
Cardinals, playing under national league won the title 11 times with 19 appearances. In 2011 they joined the World Series for the 11th time. Their winning percentage is 57.9. This team is based in St. Louis, Missouri, established in 1882. No other NL team could win the World Series that many times. They are one of the oldest and most successful clubs, which won 14 division titles.
Athletics are in the 3rd position by winning 9 times. They appeared 14 times and their success rate is pretty good with 64.3%. It’s been 29 years since they won the World Series title last time. They are in American League (AL) West division competing in MLB since 1901.
Boston Red Sox
Boston, Massachusetts based Major League Baseball team Red Sox has reached the World Series for 13 times. Out of 13 appearances, they lost only 4 times and won 9 times. They have been playing under the American League (AL) East division. They have achieved their most recent title in 2018. They will not be able to play World Series this year as they have missed the playoffs.
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Giants appeared most time after Yankees, but their winning percentage is very low. This NL team has played World Series 20 times and won only 8 times. Their most recent success came in 2014. San Francisco Giants are considered as most successful MLB team.
Los Angeles Dodgers also appeared 20 times in the World Series. But they couldn’t be in the top 5 as they won only 6 games. Till 2018, 114 World Series has taken place. AL champion won the series 66 times and NL champion won 48 times.