How many times has there been a sweep in the World Series? (2023)

How many times has there been a sweep in the World Series?

There have been twenty-one World Series sweeps in Major League history. The American League has won / swept thirteen Fall Classics. The National League has won / swept eight Fall Classics.

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Which MLB team has the most sweeps?

The #Dodgers have the most sweeps with 5. And the #Mets have the most series wins with 11.

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Has any baseball team swept the playoffs?


Since the playoffs expanded to a three-series format in 1995, no team has yet gone 11-0 to win the World Series. In fact, the 2007 Colorado Rockies are the only team to have entered the World Series with a perfect 7-0 postseason record, and they promptly got swept by the aforementioned Red Sox.

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Did the Red Sox ever sweep the World Series?

On October 27, 2004, the Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time since 1918, finally vanquishing the so-called “Curse of the Bambino” that had plagued them for 86 years.

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Has any team won the World Series two years in a row?

Not only did the Yankees repeat in 1977-78 -- their first two championships under George Steinbrenner -- they won a World Series rematch, beating the Dodgers both years.

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Who has the best record in baseball?

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees have the best record in MLB. Entering play on Aug. 2, New York and Los Angeles tied atop the MLB standings with the Yankees at 70-34 and the Dodgers at 69-33. Because Los Angeles boasts a slightly higher winning percentage, they technically have the best record in baseball.

What was the shortest World Series?

At a cumulative time of seven hours and five minutes, the 1939 World Series is one of the shortest World Series in real time, and was shorter than the third game of the 2018 World Series that lasted 7 hours, 20 minutes and was 18 innings long.

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How many World Series have went 7 games?

There have been 59 winner-take-all Game 7s, between the World Series and LCS, counting the 1912 World Series, which required an eighth game but only due to an earlier tie. Leaving out 2020 games played at neutral sites, home teams have gone 30-27.

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Has there ever been a 3 peat in MLB?

Oakland Athletics 1972–1974

The Swingin' A's were the first and only MLB franchise to string together three straight championship-winning teams besides the New York Yankees. The first two of the three-peat went the distance to Game 7 against the Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets, respectively.

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Has any baseball team come back from 3-0?

Red Sox Crush Yankees in Historic Comeback The Boston Red Sox made history on Wednesday night, becoming the first baseball team to win a best-of-seven series after trailing 3-0.

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Who has never won a World Series?

Longest current World Series championship droughts
SeasonsTeamLast World Series championship won
61Texas RangersNever (franchise began 1961)
53Milwaukee BrewersNever (franchise began 1969)
53San Diego PadresNever (franchise began 1969)
45Seattle MarinersNever (franchise began 1977)
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What caused the bloody sock?

Amid enormous pressure, Boston team doctor Bill Morgan made the desperate decision to suture the ankle skin to the tissue surrounding the tendon in an attempt to hold everything in place long enough for Schilling to pitch Game 6. Blood began oozing out before the first inning, visibly soaking his sock.

How many times has there been a sweep in the World Series? (2023)
How many times have the Red Sox gone to the World Series?

What years did the Red Sox make the World Series? The Boston Red Sox have appeared in the World Series 13 times, in 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1946, 1967, 1975, 1986, 2004, 2007, 2013 and 2018.

Did the Red Sox sweep the World Series in 2007?

The 103rd edition of the World Series, it was a best-of-seven playoff between the National League (NL) champion Colorado Rockies and the American League (AL) champion Boston Red Sox; the Red Sox swept the Rockies in four games.

Who has lost the most World Series?

After losing back-to-back World Series to the Astros in 2017 and the Red Sox in '18, the Dodgers hold the distinction of having lost the most World Series of any franchise with 14 (the Yankees are next at 13).

Has a Wild Card won the World Series?

- Only four times has a Wild Card team won the World Series: Florida Marlins (1997 and 2003), Anaheim Angels(2002), and Boston Red Sox (2004).

What team won 3 World Series in a row?

New York Yankees

What baseball records will never be broken?

Cal Ripken Jr.'s 2,632 straight games played

The longest streak recorded by any player since is Miguel Tejada's 1,152 games from 2000-07 -- not even half of Ripken's total. Ripken's streak is also more than double the NL record of 1,207 games by Steve Garvey from 1975-83.

What is the most grand slams in one game?

Tony Lazzeri was the first player to hit two grand slams in a single game, doing so for the New York Yankees against the Philadelphia Athletics on May 24, 1936.
PlayerName of the player
TeamThe player's team at the time of the game
Opposing teamThe team against whom the player hit two grand slams
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What's the worst record in MLB history?

Louis Browns and 1899 Cleveland Spiders. The 1899 Cleveland Spiders own the worst single-season record of all time (minimum 120 games) and for all eras, finishing at 20–134 (.

Who has won more World Series Red Sox or Yankees?

Number of World Series championships won by team from 1903 to 2021
CharacteristicNumber of World Series won
New York Yankees27
St. Louis Cardinals11
Boston Red Sox9
Los Angeles Dodgers7
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When was the last Yankees World Series appearance?

The Yankees last World Series Championship was in 2009, having defeated the Phillies 7-3 in Game 6 of the 2009 World Series on Wednesday night, November 4, 2009, in the first year of the new Yankee Stadium to win the Series 4 games to 2.

What Yankee won the most World Series?

There is no other franchise in the Yankees' class when it comes to World Series titles. Not only are the Yanks the only team to win the World Series at least four times in a row, but they did it twice, winning four in a row from 1936-39, and five in a row from 1949-53.

Which team has the most World Series wins?

The New York Yankees hold the most World Series titles, 27, while the St. Louis Cardinals come next in line, with 11.

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