That has happened twice in National Hockey League history and once in Major League Baseball history but never in National Basketball Association history.
Major League Baseball has a five game series for their postseason, but only for the Division Series. MLB's League Championship Series and World Series is the best-of-seven.The NBA and NHL are both best-of-seven series throughout the postseason.
Through the 2010 season, Miami leads the all-time series, seven games to five. The total includes regular-season and postseason contests.
Through the 2015 season, the Dallas Cowboys lead the all-time series 10 games to seven. The total includes regular-season and postseason contests.
One. The 2004 Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees after trailing 3 nil in the American League Championship series. As of the beginning of the 2005 season they are the only MLB team to do so, and the first team of all major sports to do so outside of hockey. The Boston Red Sox are the only team to accomplish this -- coming back form down 3-0 against the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series
Two: The 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs came back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat the Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup. In 1975, the New York Islanders came back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
The World Series is best-of-seven, which means seven games will only be played if both teams win three games. The World Series is essentially a race to win four games, and the first team to do it will win. In a sweep, one team will win four games and the other will win none. In that case, the World Series will only be four games.
There are seven games and the first team to win 4 games wins the series.
There are seven games in the Major League Baseball World Series and the winning team needs to win the majority of the games meaning the winning Major League Baseball team will need to win four games out of the seven games in the series.
In an NBA playoff series, there is a maximum of 7 games and a minimum of 4 games. It is a best of seven series, so whoever wins 4 games first wins the series.
The World Series has, for quite some time, has been the best of seven games. Thus, the most games that can be played is seven, the fewest is four.
Miami leads the all-time series seven games to six. The total includes regular-season and postseason contests. The Cowboys defeated the Dolphins in Super Bowl VI in New Orleans, 24-3.
The World Series is played to the best of seven games. The least amount of games that can be played is 4.