The only current teams that have never qualified for the World Series are the Seattle Mariners and the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals. The Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908.
Germany has qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2010 and win for 11000 of years
The tigers won the world series in 2002
Since the first World Series in 1903 the World Series was played every year but 1904, and 1994.
The St. Luis Cardinals won the World Series in 1926,1931,1934,1942,1944,1946,1964,1967,1982,2006,2011
In 1904 and 1994 the baseball world series were not played.
The Red Sox won the World Series in 2004. They had last won the World Series in 1918. That is a time span of 86 years.
There are a lot more than two years that the Yankees did not win or appear in a World Series.
Rene Angelil is a poker player. He qualified for the 2005 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions.
Since the first World Series played in 1903 the World Series was played every year except 1904, and 1994.