The World Series began in 1903 and the Yankees won their first World Series in 1923, so that was their longest drought. Since winning their first World Series, they have had two long droughts, 1962 to 1977 and 1978 to 1996.
the Chicago cubs have the longest drought of a world series title with 102 years since they last won in 1908, In fact, they also hold the longest drought without a World Series appearance, not having won the NL pennant since 1945. Even had they won the 1945 World Series, they would still hold the longest active World Series championship drought, the second longest being since 1948 by the Cleveland Indians. There are several expansion teams that have never won a world series.
The Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908, a 101 year drought.
The Chicago Cubs have had a 102 year drought.
I believe the Chicago Cubs have the longest drought. The Cubs last World Series victory was 1908. The cubs really need to get better players like cc sabthia derek jeter players as goog as the Yankees
The Yankees longest World Series winning streak is five years. They were the champions from 1949-1953.
As of the 2007 playoffs, no. The Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908. The Indians have the second longest drought in MLB having last won the World Series in 1948.
the Chicago cubs. they haven't even made it to the world series for 100 years!
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The Boston Red SoxThe Boston Red Sox won the World Series in 2004, their first World Series title since 1918. The Red Sox World Series drought had nothing to do with the sale of Babe Ruth to the Yankees. The Red sox did not over come the 'curse of the Babe' they overcame being down 3 games to none to the Yankees in the Playoffs and earned their way to the 2004 World Series title.
The Cubs have but 2 World Series Titles. 1907 and 1908 The Cubs went to the Series in 1906 as well but lost it in 6 games to the superior White Sox. As of 2010 the Cubs are in the midst of a 102 year Championship drought. The longest such drought in all of sports! They haven't appeared in a World Series since 1945.
As of the 2007 season: NL: The Chicago Cubs last won the World Series in 1908. AL: The Cleveland Indians last won a World Series in 1948.
the Pittsburgh pirats faced the Yankees in the world series
Cone appeared in the World Series with the Yankees in 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2000. The Yankees won each of those World Series.
The New York Yankees have 40 World Series appearances, and 27 World Series titles.
The Yankees have actually won 25% of all the world series. There have been 106 world series played to this date, and the Yankees won 27 of them. They have one 1/4 or a quarter of all the world series.
The Yankees lost to the Florida Marlins in the 2003 World Series.
The San Francisco Giants As of the 2007 season, the Cubs have waited 99 years to win a World Series. Their last World Series victory came in 1908. The longest streak before that belonged to the Philadelphia Phillies who entered the National League in 1883 and won their first and only World Series in 1980, a length of 97 years. Currently, after the Cubs, the longest World Series victory drought is the Cleveland Indians who last won the Series in 1948. After the Indians comes the Giants who last won a World Series in 1954.
No, the Atlanta Braves never beat the Yankees in the World Series. The Yankees did lose to the Milwaukee Braves in the 1957 World Series.
The City of Cleveland has 3 professional sports teams and has not won a Championship since 1964 making them the city that has gone the longest without winning a Championship. The Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball are in the midst of a 102 year World Series Championship drought. (1908 was their last W.S. Title) The Cubs haven't even appeared in a World Series game since 1945. This is by far the longest individual drought in all of sports.
Eight. Five in the 1977 World Series won by the Yankees over the Los Angeles Dodgers, two in the 1978 World Series won by the Yankees over the Dodgers, and one in the 1981 World Series lost by the Yankees to the Dodgers.
As of 2009, the Yankees have played in 40 World Series, and won 27.
The Yankees last World Series appearance was in 2009.
The Yankees have won 27 World Series championships.
Yes, the Yankees won 27 World Series Championships.
The Yankees have won 27 World Series titles.