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Yes, nine times.

The last time, prior to 2010 when the Yankees and Phillies have the chance, was 1977-1978 when the Yankees and Dodgers did it. The Yankees won both World Series.

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* 1957-1958 with the Braves and Yankees (each team won 1).

* 1955-1956 with the Dodgers and Yankees (each team won 1).

* 1952-1953 with the Dodgers and Yankees (Yankees won both).

* 1942-1943 with the Cardinals and Yankees (each team won 1).

* 1936-1937 with the Giants and Yankees (Yankees won both).

* 1930-1931 with the Cardinals and Athletics (each team won 1).

* 1921-1923 with the Giants and Yankees (Giants won 2 and Yankees won 1). This is the only time the same teams played in 3 consecutive World Series.

* 1907-1908 with the Cubs and Tigers (Cubs won both).

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