The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB). The world series is contested by the champions from the two MLB circuits (American and National Leagues). It consists of a best-of-seven playoff, which decides the World Series Champions. Despite the name, the World Series is not open to teams from around the world. The modern World Series began in 1903 and has been held every year since this time, apart from 1904 and 1994.
Who has won the most world series titles?
The standout team of the MLB is the New York Yankees. Amazingly, they have appeared in a total of 40 World Series Championships. This also means that they have easily won the most titles with a total of 27 World Series championship wins and 13 losses (also a record). The next closest team is the St. Louis Cardinals with a total of 10 wins.
The New York Yankees won their first World Series in 1923, a team that featured the most famous player of all time, Babe Ruth. They have had many dynasties through the years, but the 1950′s was the most successful decade for the team with 6 titles. They have won 4 titles in a row on 2 separate occasions (1936-39 and 1950-53). The player who has been involved in the most World Series wins is Yogi Berra with 10 wins. He played catcher for the New York Yankees and later went on to manage the team after retiring.