I presume you're asking about Joe DiMaggio. Both the NY Yankees and the NY Giants had been in several World Series prior to this year.
The New York Yankees and the New York Giants played in the 1936 World Series. This series lasted six games with the Yankees winning the title.
The New York Yankees beat the New York Giants 4 games to 2 in the 1936 World Series.
The new york yankees and the New York Giants played in the 1937 World Series, it was a rematch of the 1936 Series.
Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees from 1936-1939. The Yankees won all four of those World Series.
Sam Byrd played for the NY Yankees from 1928-1936 and in the 1932 World Series. He also played in 5 Masters Tournaments from 1940-1942, and 1945 and 1948!
New York Yankees (1936, 1937, 1938, 1939).
The New York Yankees hold this honor. They are actually ranked first and second for this achievement. They won five World Series from 1949 to 1953. They had earlier won four World Series from 1936 to 1939.
Joe DiMaggio participated in 51 World Series games from 1936 to 1951. Frankie Frisch participated in 50 from 1921 to 1934. The question was "Who was the first major leaguer to participate in more than fifty World Series games?"
The New York Yankees defeated the New York Giants 4 games to 2. Click on the '1936 World Series' link on this page to see a game by game breakdown.
The New York Yankees and New York Giants played each other six times in the World Series.1921, 1922, 1923, 1936, 1937, 1951
The Giants appeared in 14 World Series when they were in New York. They competed in 1905, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1917, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1951 and 1954.
Lou Gehrig played in 7 World Series with the Yankees and the Yankees won 6 (1927, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1937, 1938). The one World Series Gehrig lost with the Yankees was in 1926.