One team has won 27 World Series, while two hapless franchises haven't appeared in a single one. Of the 107 World Series to date, the New York Yankees have appeared in 40 and won 27. This is far and away the most championship victories of any franchise in baseball—and sports—history.
Just so, how many World Series appearances have the Yankees made?
As one of the most successful sports clubs in the world, the Yankees have won 18 division titles, 40 AL pennants, and 27 World Series championships, all of which are MLB records.
What team has won the most World Series?
World Series record by team or franchise, 1903–2017
|Teams †||Series Wins||Series Played|
|New York Yankees (AL) [previously New York Highlanders/Baltimore Orioles]||27||40|
|St. Louis Cardinals (NL)||11||19|
|Oakland Athletics (AL) [previously Philadelphia/Kansas City]||9||14|
|San Francisco Giants (NL) [previously New York]||8||20|
What years did the Yankees make the playoffs?
From 1995 to 2007, the Yankees made the playoffs each year; their 13-season postseason streak was the second-longest in MLB history. After missing the playoffs in 2008, they won another World Series in 2009 and reached the postseason each year from 2010 to 2012.