National League: Chicago Cubs, last World Series in 1945. American League: Cleveland Indians, last World Series in 1954.
The Florida Marlins were the last team to defeat the Yankees in the World Series. They beat the Yankees four games to two in 2003.
The last team to lose back-to-back world series was the los Angeles dodgers to the new York yankees in 1977 - 1978
The New York Yankees (in 1998, 1999 and 2000) were the last MLB team to win consecutive World Series titles.
Toronto Blue Jays
The Cleveland Indians last won the world series in 1948
1908 was the last time the cubs won the world series.
The Oakland A's won three consecutive World Series from 1972-74. The only team to duplicate the feat since then was the New York Yankees, who won three consecutive Fall Classics from 1998-2000.
The New York Yankees had a team batting average of .247 in the 2009 World Series and the Philadelphia Phillies had a team batting average of .227