Baseball Almanac presents a World Series team-by-team chart that illustrates not only the number of World Series games played, but the number played / won / tied at home and away. The chart only usesofficialWorld Series games and franchises have been separated to better illustrate each teams Fall Classic experience.
"I had two great thrills in the (1963) World Series; when I thought it was over, and then when it was actually over." - Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax in The Gigantic Book of Baseball Quotations (Wayne Stewart & Roger Kahn, Skyhorse Publishing, October 2007, Page 523)
American League Teams World Series Experience
National League Teams World Series Experience
Finding an all-time win-loss chart like the World Series club summary above is probably not so challenging today, but Baseball Almanac enjoys taking it one step further and providing you with new / unseen data:
|4 Game Series||19||16.52%||13||6||0.684||6||13||0.316|
|5 Game Series||28||24.35%||17||11||0.607||11||17||0.393|
|6 Game Series||24||20.87%||18||6||0.750||6||18||0.250|
|7 Game Series||39||33.91%||16||23||0.410||23||16||0.590|
|8 Game Series||5||4.35%||2||3||.400||3||2||.600|
Did you know that only four teams in World Series history have won Game 1 and then been swept in the next four? Those teams are the 1915 Philadelphia Phillies , 1942 New York Yankees , 1969 Baltimore Orioles and 1983 Philadelphia Phillies .
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