The Texas Rangers and the st Louis cardinals
The SanFrancisco Giants and the Texas Rangers
The San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics in the 1989 World Series.
None of the players that played in the '95 Major League Baseball World Series regardless of being from the National League Champion; Atlanta Braves or the Cleveland Indians are currently playing with any of the Major League Baseball teams in 2014.
The Mariners and Nationals are the only two teams left to never have made a world series appearance.
The sport originated in North America. When it became time to declare a "champion" the big wigs who controlled baseball deemed it "world series" because at the time it was the only place where a professional series of baseball was played. The name just stuck ever since. At least now days the little league world series has it right!
Seattle Mariners, Washington Nationals
That was the 1989 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics.
The defending world champion Philadelphia Phillies of the National League and the New York Yankees of the American League. The World Series is now over with the Yankees defeating the Phillies 4 games to 2.
st louis cardinals and texas rangers
The Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago Cubs 4 games to 3 in the 1945 World Series.
The New York Yankees beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1927 World Series.