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Last 20 World Series Winners List By Team And Year In MLB

By Pramod Dhital / 29 March 2023 04:47 AM

Houston Astros had its 2nd world series win in 2022.
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Last 20 World Series Winners in MLB include Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves, and Los Angeles Dodgers. Houston Astros won the series last year in 2022.

World Series is a postseason play-off series between champions of the two major professional baseball leagues. The top teams of the American League and National League compete in the MLB world series.

The series began in 1903. Boston Americans (now named Boston Red Sox) earned the first world series by defeating Pittsburgh Pirates by 5-3 on October 13, 1903.

The annual championship has been held 118 times from 1903 to 2022. In between, there was no series in 1904 and 1994. 

Here are the lists of World Series winners by team in the last two decades, from 2002 to 2022.

20. Anaheim Angels: World Series Champion In 2002

The Anaheim Angels won the world series against the San Francisco Giants on October 27, 2002, by 4-3. 

The championship was held at Edison International Field in Anaheim, California. It was the 98th edition of the world series.

The team was known as Anaheim Angels from 1997 until 2004 but later changed to Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2005. The name was shortened to Los Angeles Angels in 2016. 

The former Anaheim's baseball first and third baseman, Troy Glaus, was the MVP of the match. 

The total attendance of the match was 306,414, while the average attendance was 43,773. The winning players shared $272,147, and the losing team shared $186,186.

Mike Scioscia was the winning manager in 2002. Mike won the manager of the Year Award that year and continued the journey with the Angels until 2018.

19. Florida Marlins: World Series Champion In 2003

The Florida Marlins won their second world series by defeating New York Yankees on 25th October 2003. Florida won the series by 4-2.

The series was held in Yankee Stadium and Pro Player Stadium. At that time, Josh Beckett was Florida's pitcher who won the MVP in the series.

The baseball team was founded in 1991 as the Florida Marlins. In 2012, the team moved to the city from the suburb of Miami Gardens, from which the name was changed to Miami Marlins.

The total attendance in the series in 2003 was 364,932, and the average attendance was 60,822. The winning player's share was $306,150, while the losing player's share was $180,890 in that year.

At the age of 72, Jack McKeon won a World Series as a manager.

18. Boston Red Sox: World Series Champion In 2004

The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals by 4-0 to become World Series Champions on 27th October 2004

The series' venue was Fenway Park of Boston and Busch Memorial Stadium of St. Louis. 

The Dominican-American former baseball outfielder Manny Ramirez won the MVP Award that year.

Terry Francona was the winning manager of the series in 2004. 

The average game attendance was 43,522, while the total attendance had reached 174,088. The winning team players shared $223,619.79, and the Losing team players shared $163,378.53 in the series.

The famous American sportscaster Joe Buck announced the winning moment of the series. He was joined by the former catcher and sports commentator Tim McCarver in that succession.

17. Chicago White Sox: World Series Champion In 2005

The Chicago White Sox won the world series against the national league winner Houston Astros on 26th October 2005

White Sox defeated Atros by 4–0 in the series at U.S. cellular field stadium in Chicago. The series was also carried out in Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.

The former baseball right fielder Jermaine Dye was the MVP of the match. He appeared in 145 Major League games during the 2005 regular season.

Ozzie Guillen, the former professional baseball player, was the current manager in the 2005 World Series win. He managed the team from 2004 to 2011 in his career.

As per Wikipedia, the total attendance at the game was 168,422, and the average attendance at the game was 42,106. In the amazing series in 2005, the White Sox players had the winning shares of $324,533, and the Astros players shared $191,985.

16. St. Louis Cardinals: World Series Champion In 2006

The St. Louis Cardinals managed to win the World Series for the 10th time on 27th October 2006. They defeated Detroit Tigers by 4-1 in Comerica Park.

The series was played in Comerica Park in Detriot and Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The MVP of the series was David Eckstein, who is a former infielder in MLB for ten seasons.

The Tampa-born former professional baseball player and coach, Tony La Russa, managed the winning team in that season. 

The total presence in the series was 224,633, and the average presence was 44,927. The winning players shared $362,173, and the Tiger's players shared $291,668 in that tournament.

The Hall of Famers in that season were Tony La Russa and Scott Rolen from the Cardinals and Iván Rodríguez from the Tigers.

15. Boston Red Sox: World Series Champion In 2007

The Boston Red Sox got a victory of 4-0 against the Colorado Rockies of the national league on 28th October 2007

The event was held at Fenway Park in Boston and Coors Field in Colorado. The former major league baseball third baseman Mile Lowell won the MVP player award of that series.

Terry Francona won the World Series as a manager for the second time with the team. In just one year, the manager managed to gain the title twice.

The former baseball outfielder Clint Hurdle was the manager of the Colorado Rookies that year. He coached the team from 2002 to 2008. 

The total attendance in the World Series 2007 was 173,127, and the average presence was 43,282.

The players from Boston Red Sox earned $308,236 in total. The Colorado Rookies players shared $233,505 in the series.

14. Philadelphia Phillies: World Series Champion In 2008

The Philadelphia Phillies won its second World Series title on 29th October 2008 against Tampa Bay Rays after 1980.

Phillies beat the American League champion, Tampa, by 4-1 in the season. The games were played in Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay and Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The series started on 22nd October and lasted for eight days.

The MVP of the series was Cole Hamels, who is an American professional baseball pitcher for San Diego Padres in 2023. At 39, he is still playing with his best career stats.

As a manager, Charlie Manuel managed to grab the World Series Title in 2008. He coached the Phillies from 2005 to 2013. 

The total audience present in the stadium was 219,369, whereas the average attendance was 43,874. The share of winning team players was $351,504, and the losing team players shared $223,390.

13. New York Yankees: World Series Champion In 2009

The New York Yankees won their 27th World Series title against the Philadelphia Phillies on 4th November 2009.

The Yankees defeated the defending champion, Phillies, by 4-2. The series started on 28th October, when Phillies had the lead, but later Yankees grabbed the victory.

The MVP player in that series was Hideki Matsui, a former Japanese professional baseball outfielder, and designated hitter.

After one year of managing experience in 2009, Joe Girardi won the World Series as a manager. He successfully coached the team from 2008 to 2017.

In the 2009 championship, the total audience was 289,087, and the average attendance was 48,181. The winning players won $350,029.99, and the first runner-up team players shared $265,357.5.

12. San Francisco Giants: World Series Champion In 2010

The San Francisco Giants gained the World Series 2010 after beating the Texas Rangers by 4-1 on 1st November 2010.

The 106th edition of the World Series was played in AT&T Park, located in San Francisco, and Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.

In this edition, the Colombian former professional baseball shortstop, Édgar Rentería, nicknamed "The Barranquilla Baby," was the MVP. Vladimir Guerrero
from the Rangers was the only player to be in the Hall of fame after the series.

The managing coach was Bruce Bochy in San Francisco Giants and Ron Washington in Texas Rangers. The total attendance in the series was 243,607, and the average attendance was 48,721.

The winning team collected the shared amount of $317,631.29, and Texas Rangers shared the good amount of $246,279.55.

11. St. Louis Cardinals: World Series Champion In 2011

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the former finalist Texas Rangers 4-3 to win the World Series on October 28, 2011

Cardinals secured their 11th win in 2011, playing an amazing win game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The games were also conducted in Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. 

The manager of the Cardinals, Tony La Russa, earned the Hall of Fame in the same year in 2011. He delivered two series win for the Cardinals in his tenure from 1996 to 2011.

David Richard Freese won MVP award in succession, who is an American former baseball third baseman. He started his Major League Baseball career with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2009.

The total number of attendees in the series was recorded to be 342,878, where the average attendee was 48,983. Cardinals players won the shared amount of $323,169.98, while Rangers players had to be satisfied with $251,515.76 as the 1st runner-up.

10. San Francisco Giants: World Series Champion In 2012

The edition of the world series in 2012 was secured by the San Francisco Giants beating the Detroit Tigers of the American League 4-0.

Giants defeated Tigers on 28th October 2012 in the 4th game at Comerica Park in Detriot. The series was also regulated in AT&T Park in San Francisco.

The giants registered its 2nd series win, where professional baseball manager and former catcher Bruce Bochy managed the team.

The series registered a total attendance of 170,251 and an average appearance of 42,563. Giants shared the price amount of $377,022.64 and divided $284,274.50 between the players.

The MVP of the series was Pablo Sandoval, who is a Venezuelan-American professional baseball third baseman. He played 14 seasons in the MLB and currently playing for the Olmecas de Tabasco of the Mexican League.

Giants won in a four-game sweep that season and marked their seventh World Series title in franchise history.

9. Boston Red Sox: World Series Champion In 2013

The Boston Red Sox achieved the World Series title in 2013 against the 11-time series winner, St. Louis Cardinals, by 4-2.

The final event was held in Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, on 30th October 2013. The matches were also conducted in Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

This series was attended by a total of 257,565 and an average of 42,928. David Ortiz, the designated hitter and first baseman who played 20 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1997 to 2016, was the MVP of the season. He is nicknamed "Big Papi" in MLB and is originally from the Dominican Republic.

John Farrell was the manager of the Boston Red Sox, and Mike Matheny managed the Cardinals in the 109th edition of the series.

The victorious team players gained a total shared amount of $307,322.68. Cardinals players also managed to share $228,300.17.

8. San Francisco Giants: World Series Champion In 2014

San Francisco Giants achieved the World Series championship in 2014 by conquesting Kansas City Royals by 4-3.

The final event was held at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, on 29th October 2014. The Royals managed to win two games in AT&T Park of San Francisco and one home game wins in the final series.

The games were played from 21st October to 29, where Madison Bumgarner, nicknamed "MadBum," gained the MVP title for the season.

Bruce Bochy again stood up as a winning manager for the Giants, whereas Ned Yost was the manager of the Royals. 

The two famous stadiums were filled with total attendees of 290,985 throughout the series. The average attendance was recorded as 41,569.

Giants players achieved an amount of $388,605.94 after their win in 2014. The winning team players shared more than their previous win in 2012. 

Royals players shared $230,699.73 after finishing in second position as a finalist.

7. Kansas City Royals: World Series Champion In 2015

After finishing in second place in 2013, Kansas City Royals won a series against New York Mets on 1st November 2015.

Royals beat New York Mets by 4-1 in their home field stadium at Citi Field in Queens, New York. 

The three games were organized at Citi Field, and two games were at Kauffman Stadium, located in Kansas City. The total viewer in the stadium was 215,185, and the average attendance was 43,037 in the series.

It was the first time since 2010 that the World Series extended into November. Salvador Pérez, the baseball catcher from the Royals, became the MVP player of the series.

In the fifth year of coaching as a manager in the Royals, Ned Yost finally came up with a series win in 2015.

6. Chicago Cubs: World Series Champion In 2016

The Chicago Cubs won their third World Series over Cleveland Indians after 1908 on 2nd November 2016

Cubs defeated the Indians by 4-3 at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The three games were played in Wrigley Field, and the other three games were in Progressive Field.

Game 7 of the World Series 2016 also won the 2017 ESPY Award for Best Game.

Joe Maddon was the winning coach, whereas Ben Zobrist, a former baseball second baseman and outfielder, was the most valuable player.

There was a large attendance in 2016, with a total of 277,603 and an average of 39,658.

Cubs players shared $368,871.59, and Cleveland players shared $261,804.65 after World Series 2016.

5. Houston Astros: World Series Champion In 2017

The Houston Astros beat the American League team Los Angeles Dodgers by 4–3 on November 1, 2017. The game was played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

This Astros won their first World Series Championship in history. Three games were also played in Minute Maid Park stadium, a home field of the Astros.

George Springer, a former Houston outfielder, hit five home runs and a record-setting four home runs in consecutive World Series games. 

He was also named the Willie Mays World Series Most Valuable Player. A.J. Hinch was the winning manager, and Dave Roberts was the manager for Dodgers. 

The successive series was conducted with a total attendance of 346,702 and an average attendance of 49,529. 

After registering their first-ever win, Astros players were awarded $438,901.57, while Dodgers players received $259,722.14.

4. Boston Red Sox: World Series Champion In 2018

At Dodger Stadium, the Boston Red Sox won the series over Los Angeles Dodgers by 4–1 on October 28, 2018.

After two consecutive games at Fenway Park, Boston, the remaining three games were played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The event was successfully operated from October 23 to 28. 

The Puerto Rican baseball manager, Alex Cora, managed the win in the 2018 series. He was also a Bench Coach in 2016 and 2017 for the Astros.

After three wins in 2004, 2007, and 2013, Red Sox secured their fourth title in 15 years in 2018. Steve Pearce was named the MVP of the series.

There were 238,979 total attendance and 47,796 as average attendance in that series. Red Sox players received the highest sharing of $416,838.72 in the series, followed by Dodgers players, which was $262,027.49.

3. Washington Nationals: World Series Champion In 2019

The Washington Nationals registered their first-ever World Series win against Houston Astros by 4-3 on October 30, 2019.

The final game was at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, and the other games were also conducted in Nationals Park in Washington.

Washington Nationals Pitcher Stephen Strasburg was named World Series MVP after securing two wins in the series. 

Dave Martinez was the winning manager who previously served as the bench coach for the Chicago Cubs and Tampa Bay Rays.

The Californian-born baseball pitcher Stephen Strasburg was the most valuable player of the series.

The series recorded a total attendance of 305,072. The winning players shared $382,358.18, while the losing players shared $256,030.16.

2. Los Angeles Dodgers: World Series Champion In 2020

The Los Angeles Dodgers comfortably beat the Tampa Bay Rays by 4–2 and won the series on October 27, 2020. The final game was at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

The 2020 MLB season comprised only 60 games, which decreased because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The whole series was played at the same stadium to apply the safety measures.

Corey Seager won the MVP award for the season, and Dave Roberts was the winning manager.

Even though the pandemic affected the series, there was a total attendance of 68,622 and an average of 11,437. The prize was increased to $440,910 for the winning players, and the losing players also shared $259,722.

1. Atlanta Braves: World Series Champion In 2021

After 26 years, Atlanta Braves won their second World Series defeating the Houston Astros by 4–2 on November 2, 2021

The series games were held at Truist Park in Atlanta and Minute Maid Park in Houston.

The Braves outfielder Jorge Soler was awarded the Willie Mays World Series Most Valuable Player of the series Award. He recorded three home runs, a .300 batting average, and six RBIs in the series.

Brian Snitker also won his first-ever world series as a manager. A total of 257,671 attendance was recorded for a thrilling series.

There were winning players sharing the amount of $397,331 and losing players sharing the amount of $258,373. 

Some other players like Travis d'Arnaud, Adam Duvall, Freddie Freeman, Dansby Swanson, and José Altuve hit two home runs each.

Who Won The World Series Last Year In 2022?

Houston Astros won the last year's world series 2022 on 5th November 2022.

Astros vanquished World series winner Philadelphia Phillies twice by 4–2 at Minute Maid Park in Houston. The Citizens Bank Park of Philadelphia conducted four major matches in the series.

In the first three games of the final series, Phillies led by 2-1 but couldn't manage to continue the lead. Later, in the remaining three games, Astros came up with an amazing comeback winning the series by 4-2.

Kyle Schwarber made three home runs for Phillies which Kyle Tucker followed with two home runs for Astros. Other players like Bryce Harper, Jeremy Pena, Rhys Hoskins, and Alex Bregman contributed one home runs each.

The overall attendance was 265,885 in the series. The winning amount had increased in 2022, where winning players shared $516,347 and losing players shared $296,255.

The Astros had won 106 regular season games and swept through their first two rounds of Postseason play.

Most World Series Wins In A Row By A Team

Most World Series Wins In A Row record is with the American League East division team New York Yankees.

The Yankees won five World Series in a row from 1949 to 1953, which is the unbeaten record in MLB History. They also have three series win in a row from 1998-2000 and four in a row from 1949-1953. 

The Oakland Athletics is the only American League team after the Yankees to make three wins in a row. They managed to make a series win from 1972-74.

Most World Series Winners

The most world series winners list is also topped by New York Yankees with 27 series wins.

The Yankees won their first series win in 1923. The team did not carry on their form in 13 years up to 2022 after their recent win in 2009.

It is also obvious that the team holds the record for most World Series appearances which is 40. 

New York Yankees is the only team with the most world series win of 27 in MLB History.
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In 1998, the team recorded 114–48, finishing the American division first position. The famous Yankees pitcher David Wells also pitches the 15th perfect game in baseball history.

Boston Red Sox followed the Yankees with 9 World Series win. Red Sox won their first-ever world series in 1903, and the latest win was in 2018. 

Oakland Athletics also has nine series wins, and New York Giants secures the fourth position with eight wins in the list of most world series win teams.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have seven world series win. Other teams like Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds shared five titles each in a world series.

The teams with at least three wins include the Braves, Tigers, White Sox, Twins, Orioles, and Cubs.

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