There have 11 different American League teams to win 59 out of 100 played. Only two years since 1903 has it not played, 1904 and 1994. The team with the most wins is the New York Yankees with 27 championships followed by the A's franchise with 9 (4 Oakland, 5 Philadelphia and 0 with Kansas City). Other teams include Boston, Baltimore, Detroit, KC Royals, Cleveland, Minnesota, ChiSox, Toronto, and Anaheim.
Through 2009, there have been 105 World Series played. The American League has won 62 and the National League has won 43. The A.L. has a winning percentage of .590 and the N.L has a winning percentage of .410.
Here is the breakdown of the 11 A.L teams. The current name of the franchise is used:
New York Yankees - 27
Boston Red Sox - 7
Detroit Tigers - 4
Baltimore Orioles - 3
Minnesota Twins - 3
Chicago White Sox - 3
Cleveland Indians - 2
Toronto Blue Jays - 2
A.L teams who have won the pennant, but never won a World Series are:
Milwaukee Brewers - 1 appearance
Tampa Bay Rays - 1 appearance
Texas Rangers - 1 appearance
A.L. teams who have never won a pennant are:
American League teams play the National League teams for four series per season, in what is called "interleague play." also, in the World Series, an American League team plays a National League team.
Only two teams go to the World Series: the American League champion and the National League champion.
The Oakland Athletics have the second most world Series titles of American League Teams with 9
The New York Yankees won 27 World Series titles most by a team in both the American, and National League.
The Oakland Athletics won 9 World series Titles and is second among American League teams to the Yankees with 27.
As of the 2010 World Series, American League teams have claimed 62 world championships, while National League clubs have won 43.
There have been 13 different National League teams that have won the World Series.
The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League beat the Baltimore Orioles of the American League, 4 games to 3 in the 1979 World Series.
AL because they have better teams and they have the Yankees After the 2007 World Series that the Red Sox won, the count between leagues is 42 for the National League and 61 for the American League. Of the American League's 61 World Series wins, the Yankees have 26 of those.
The New York Giants, Yankees, Mets, and the Brooklyn Dodgers all played in the World Series. The New York Yankees the only American league team had played all three New York National League teams in the World Series.
The " World Series" itself is not a sport. It is the championship 7 game series played between two major league baseball teams each year in october. The winner of the American League and the winner of the National League play in a "best-of-seven" series hence the name "World Series"
No, the World Series pits one team from each league. It is possible for two teams from the same division to play in each league's Championship Series but not in the World Series.
Through the 2008 season, the Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays, and Seattle Mariners have not won a World Series.
They never played each other in the World Series. This couldn't happen due to the fact that both the Yankees and Red Sox are American League teams. The American league plays the National League in the World Series.
There are 4 teams in each the American, and National League that make the playoffs. Each league has three division winners, and a wild card team that play each other in the playoffs. The winning team of each league plays in the World Series in a best of 7 format. The team that wins 4 games first are the World Champions..
The 2006 American League champions are the Detroit Tigers and the 2006 National League Champions are the St. Louis Cardinals. These two teams are playing in the 2006 World Series. Cardinals and Detroit -----Update: The Cardinals beat the Tigers 4 games to 1 to win the 2006 World Series.
There are 14 teams in the American League.
The Tampa Bay Rays represented the American League and the Philadelphia Phillies represented the National League. The Phillies won the series in 5 games. EC
well letz see 8 teams make the playoffs right 4 from the American league 4 from the national league so do the math 1 out of 8 1/8 playoff teams win the world series
Yes. Both the American League and National League teams use the designated hitter in A.L. ballparks.
There were 16 Major League Baseball teams in 1960. There were no divisions yet, so it was just two leagues (American and National) of 8 teams. The regular season winners of each league met for the World Series.
In 2000 World Series, the American League Champions Yankees faced the National League Champion Mets in th World Series. It was the first time the two teams met in the World Series. There have been previous series Where the New York Giants or the Brooklyn Dodgers faced the New York Yankees in the World Series, but it has now happened in over 50 years because both National League Franchises has since relocated.
The 'Little League World Series' focus on baseball. Every year, the focus of the Little League World Series is placed on the 16 baseball teams that come from South Williamsport.
No. Prior to 1969, there were no division in either league. Whichever team in each league had the best regular season record was the league's representative in the World Series. So, prior to 1969, only one team from each league made the playoffs and the only playoff round was the World Series. Starting in 1969, each league divided its teams into two divisions, the East and the West. The winners of the divisions would play each other in a playoff series (American/National League Championship Series) and the winner of that series would be the league's representative in the World Series. Two teams made the playoffs from each league and there were two rounds in the playoffs. Starting in 1994, each league was divided into three divisions, the East, Central, and West. The winners of each division would make the playoffs along with the one non division winner that had the best overall regular season record from each league. Four teams make the playoffs from each league. This is currently how the playoffs are done in MLB. There are three rounds in the playoffs, the American/National League Divisional Series, American/National League Championship Series, and the World Series.
The Mariners and Nationals are the only two teams left to never have made a world series appearance.