The Florida Marlins. The Marlins defeated the Yankees in six games for their second World Series title.
2003. They defeated the New York Yankees to win their second World Series title.
The New York Yankees first World Series title was in 1923.
The New York Yankees won their first World Series title in 1923.
Prior to the 2009 World Series the New York Yankees last appeared in the 2003 World Series, and lost to the Florida Marlins. Their last World Series title prior to 2009 was in 2000, when they beat the New Yrk Mets.
The St. Louis Cardinals won their first World Series title in 1926.
First in 1980The Philadelphia Phillies appeared in 8 World Series, losing in the years 1915, 1950, 1983, 1993, and 2009. After 77 years since the first World Series in 1903, The Phillies were the only team not to win a Title. The Phillies won Their first World Series title on October 21, 1980. They won their second world series in 2008.
The Phillies won Their first World Series title on October 21, 1980.
Joe Girardi won his first World Series title in 2009.