The Yankees lost the 1981 World Series to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 2.
The 1988 World Series was played between the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers won even though they were the underdogs.
Five. The All-Star first baseman appeared in the 1974, 1977, 1978 and 1981 Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the 1984 Series with the San Diego Padres.
The Brooklyn Dodgers beat the New York Yankees 4 games to 3 in the 1955 World Series.
Yes, they would play in the 2008 World Series against either Boston or Tampa Bay, whichever team wins that series.
For the 1947 World Series, the Brooklyn Dodgers played the New York Yankees. The New York Yankees won the 1947 Major League Baseball World Series in seven games.
The Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers four games to two in the 1953 World Series. It was the Bronx Bombers' fifth consecutive world championship and second straight Series victory over the Dodgers.
Don Mattingly never played in a World Series. His career with the New York Yankees began in 1982, the year after the club appeared in the 1981 Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Yankees didn't return to the Series until 1996, the year after Mattingly's final season.
Jackie Robinson played in six World Series with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Dodgers won the Series in 1955 and lost the other five. 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956
The Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers who the Yankees have played 11 times in the World Series ... winning 8 (1941, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1977, 1978) and losing 3 (1955, 1963, 1981).
The Expos made the National League playoffs one time, that being the 1981 season. They defeated the Phillies in the division series and lost to the Dodgers in the championship series.
Through the 2008 season, the Dodgers have made the playoffs 25 times since the World Series was started in 1903. Since divisional play began in 1969, the Dodgers made the playoffs in: 2008, 2006, 2004, 1996, 1995, 1988, 1985, 1983, 1981, 1978, 1977, 1974 Between 1903-1968, the Dodgers won the NL pennant and played in the World Series in: 1966, 1965, 1963, 1959, 1956, 1955, 1953, 1952, 1949, 1947, 1941, 1920, 1916
The New York Yankees (4) beat the Brooklyn Dodgers (2) in the 1953 World Series in six games.
The Yankees played - and beat - the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1977 & 1978 World Series.
1) 1963 - Dodgers won 4 games to 0. 2) 1977 - Yankees won 4 games to 2. 3) 1978 - Yankees won 4 games to 2. 4) 1981 - Dodgers won 4 games to 2.
The Yankees didn't play the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1948. The Yankees defeated the Dodgers in the 1947 and 1949 World Series.
Robinson played his entire Major League career for the Brooklyn Dodgers. During his career, the Dodgers played in six World Series, winning one, in 1955 over the New York Yankees.
That would be 1955 -- the first and only time the Brooklyn Dodgers won the Series.
The first player to appear in two World Series for the same team based in different cities was Jim Gilliam, 3rd baseman of the Dodgers who played in the 1955 World Series for the Brooklyn Dodgers and was the leadoff batter in Game 1 of the 1959 World Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Other players that played in both the 1955 and 1959 World Series for the Dodgers were Roger Craig, Carl Furillo, Gil Hodges, Clem Labine, John Podres, Duke Snider, and Don Zimmer.
The Yankees beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1978 World Series for the second consecutive year, 4 games to 2.
One, the 1965 Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers that the Dodgers won in seven games. He batted .286 with 1 HR, 2RBIs, 6 BBs, and 4 Ks.
The Yankees did not play in the 1920 World Series ... the Cleveland Indians defeated the Brooklyn Robins (now Los Angeles Dodgers) 5 games to 2. The Yankees played in their first World Series in 1921 and won their first World Series in 1923.
Dan appeared in 8 World Series games ... 5 for the New York Mets in 1986 and 3 for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1988.
Roberto played with the Dodgers for about a year, 1954-1955. In 1955 he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates and led them to win both the National League pennant and the World Series.
Mantle played in all seven games of the 1956 World Series, won by the Yankees 4 games to 3 over the Brooklyn Dodgers. He batted .250 for the Series with 3 HRs and 4 RBIs.