The Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Raiders played in the 1988 World Series. The Dodgers stole the series in 5 games, winning 4 of them and losing one. They won the first 2, lost the 3rd, and ended the series by winning the last 2.
The Boston Americans beat the Pittsburg Pirates winning five games and losing three in the series.
In the 100-plus years of World Series history, no team has ever won a world championship after losing the first three games.
It has never happened in the history of the World Series.
No. It has never happened in the history of the World Series.
That has never happened in history.
The language of this question is ambiguous.by 'won' is it meant,won the next gamewon the serieswon the Stanley CupLosing 3 games, does this mean:Losing the first 3 games and going down 3-0 in the series?Losing 3 games in a row at any point in the series?Winning a series 4-3?Please ask your question more specifically.The Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Islanders. (? to what question?)
Since the Athletics moved to Oakland they have been in 6 World Series (1972, 1973, 1974, 1988, 1989, 1990) and have played 32 World Series games, winning 17 and losing 15.
That was the 1921 New York Giants who lost the first two games to the New York Yankees and came back to win the Series, 5 games to 3. 1921 was the last year the Series was a best 5 of 9 games.
A sweep would be a team winning the first 4 games of the series