As of today, the record is held by Lou Gehrig, who slugged 1.727 in the 1928 World Series. Even if Ortiz hits three home runs in three at bats tonight, and the Red Sox win the Series, that STILL wouldn't break the record!!
The Yankees World Series record is 27-13.
On October 4, 1959 Los Angeles Dodgers set World Series attendance record at 92,394.
Of teams that have played at least 10 World Series, that would be the New York Yankees with a World Series record of 26-13 for a winning percentage of .667. The Athletics are second at .643 (9-5) and the Red Sox are third at .626 (7-4). Four teams are undefeated in World Series play, the Marlins (2-0), Blue Jays (2-0), Diamondbacks (1-0), and Angels (1-0). The Pittsburgh Pirates have played in 7 World Series and have a record of 5-2 for a winning percentage of .714.
Robinson's 9 base hits tied the World Series record for most base hits by a player in a 5 game World Series. This is still the record for a 5 game Series ... the last player accomplishing this was Sean Casey of the Tigers in the 2006 World Series.
Mickey Mantle holds the record for career World Series home runs with 18.
As of the start of the 2007 World Series, Mickey Mantle holds the MLB career record for RBIs in the World Series with 40. For a single World Series, Boboy Richardson of the New York Yankees holds the RBI record with 12 in the 1960 World Series.
Teams with at least 4 World Series appearances, the Pittsburgh Pirates have the best winning percentage. 5 World Series titles in 7 Appearances, 5 -2 for a .714 winning percentage. Teams with at least 10 World Series appearances, the New York Yankees have the best winning percentage. 27 World Series titles in 40 Appearances, 27 -13 for a .675 winning percentage.
The Cincinnati Reds have won 5 World Series records.
Mickey Mantle Holds the Record for career World Series home runs with 18.
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Decaon Phillippe of the Pittsburgh Pirates with 5 in the 1903 World Series (record was 3-2). That series went 8 games.
Mickey Mantle holds the all-time record for World Series home runs with 18.
The Dodgers franchise record in World Series competition is 6-12.
The record for career World Series hits is held by Yogi Berra of the New York Yankees who had 71 base hits in 14 World Series between 1947-1963.
As of the 2011 season, the New York Yankees have lost the most World Series and won the most World Series. Their WS record is 27-13. Tied for second most World Series losses are the Dodgers and the Giants. The Dodgers WS record is 6-12 and the Giants WS record is 6-12.
Jim Palmer is a three-time World Series champion. He had a 4-2 record in World Series games.
Yogi Berra has the most career hits in the World Series with 71.
The Boston franchise has appeared in 12 World Series and won eight times.
Yankees have been in 40 world series with a 27-13 record.
The New York Yankees have won a record 27 world championships in 40 World Series appearances.
Whitey Ford of the New York Yankees holds the MLB record for World Series pitching victories with 10.