Number of World Series championships won by team from 1903 to 2017

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Number of World Series won
New York Yankees27
St. Louis Cardinals11
Boston Red Sox8
New York Giants5
Philadelphia Athletics5
Pittsburgh Pirates5
Los Angeles Dodgers5
Cincinnati Reds5
Detroit Tigers4
Oakland Athletics4
Baltimore Orioles3
Chicago White Sox3
San Francisco Giants3
Chicago Cubs3
Cleveland Indians2
Florida Marlins2
Minnesota Twins2
New York Mets2
Philadelphia Phillies2
Toronto Blue Jays2
Kansas City Royals2
Houston Astros1
Anaheim Angels1
Arizona Diamondbacks1
Atlanta Braves1
Boston Braves1
Brooklyn Dodgers1
Milwaukee Braves1
Washington Senators1

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The statistic depicts the number of World Series championships won in Major League Baseball by team from 1903 to 2017. The New York Yankees have won the World Series 27 times.
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Baseball in North America has a long history, dating back at least to the 1850s, when it was already referred to as the national game or national pastime. In the late 1800s, the National Association of Base Ball Players, the sport's first governing body, was formed in the New York area. Today, Major League Baseball (MLB) is the governing body of professional baseball in the United States and Canada, uniting two leagues — the American League (AL) and the National League (AL), each with 15 teams and three divisions.

Every October, the winners of each league championship series meet, in order to play the MLB World Series, the most important event of the baseball season, as well as one of the most valuable sports event brands worldwide. The World Series winners are determined in a best-of-seven-game series. The first official edition of the championship was held in 1903 and all other ones before that date are not recognized by the MLB. As of 2016, the World Series has been held a number of 112 times, the American League champion winning 64 editions and the National League champion 48. The most prolific team in the history of the game is the New York Yankees, which was the winner of the World Series a record 27 times, more than twice the number of wins of the second-ranked team, St. Louis Cardinals.

The Yankees, which play in the American League East, were established in 1901 under the name The Orioles in Baltimore and were rebranded in 1913 in New York. The New York Yankees are the most valuable franchise in Major League Baseball. As of 2017, the team’s brand value is estimated at some 3.7 billion U.S. dollars. It is also one of the teams with the best paid baseball players in the world.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
1993 to 2017

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