MLB Playoffs

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Full history of the Major League Baseball Playoffs since 1903. This section includes a list of Champions, series information, game boxscores and series statistics.

World Series Winners - Winners by Franchise
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World Series Champions by Year

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YearChampionnthFinalistSeriesWorld Series MVPALCS MVPNLCS MVPList of Playoff Series
2021Atlanta Braves4Houston Astros4-2Jorge SolerYordan AlvarezEddie RosarioATL-HOU (WS), HOU-BOS (ALCS), ATL-LAN (NLCS), BOS-TBA (ALDS), HOU-CHA (ALDS), ATL-MIL (NLDS), LAN-SFN (NLDS), BOS-NYA (ALWC), LAN-SLN (NLWC)
2019Washington Nationals1Houston Astros4-3Stephen StrasburgJose AltuveHowie KendrickWAS-HOU (WS), WAS-SLN (NLCS), HOU-NYA (ALCS), NYA-MIN (ALDS), HOU-TBA (ALDS), SLN-ATL (NLDS), WAS-LAN (NLDS), TBA-OAK (ALWC), WAS-MIL (NLWC)
2018Boston Red Sox9Los Angeles Dodgers4-1Steve PearceJackie BradleyCody BellingerBOS-LAN (WS), LAN-MIL (NLCS), BOS-HOU (ALCS), HOU-CLE (ALDS), BOS-NYA (ALDS), LAN-ATL (NLDS), MIL-COL (NLDS), NYA-OAK (ALWC), COL-CHN (NLWC)
2017Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers4-3George SpringerJustin VerlanderChris Taylor, Justin TurnerHOU-LAN (WS), LAN-CHN (NLCS), HOU-NYA (ALCS), NYA-CLE (ALDS), HOU-BOS (ALDS), LAN-ARI (NLDS), CHN-WAS (NLDS), NYA-MIN (ALWC), ARI-COL (NLWC)
2016Chicago Cubs3Cleveland Indians4-3Ben ZobristAndrew MillerJon Lester, Javier BaezCHN-CLE (WS), CHN-LAN (NLCS), CLE-TOR (ALCS), CLE-BOS (ALDS), TOR-TEX (ALDS), CHN-SFN (NLDS), LAN-WAS (NLDS), TOR-BAL (ALWC), NYN-SFN (NLWC)
2015Kansas City Royals2New York Mets4-1Salvador PerezAlcides EscobarDaniel MurphyKCA-NYN (WS), KCA-TOR (ALCS), NYN-CHN (NLCS), KCA-HOU (ALDS), TOR-TEX (ALDS), CHN-SLN (NLDS), LAN-NYN (NLDS), HOU-NYA (ALWC), CHN-PIT (NLWC)
2014San Francisco Giants8Kansas City Royals4-3Madison BumgarnerLorenzo CainMadison BumgarnerSFN-KCA (WS), KCA-BAL (ALCS), SFN-SLN (NLCS), KCA-ANA (ALDS), BAL-DET (ALDS), SFN-WAS (NLDS), SLN-LAN (NLDS), KCA-OAK (ALWC), PIT-SFN (NLWC)
2013Boston Red Sox8St. Louis Cardinals4-2David OrtizKoji UeharaMichael WachaBOS-SLN (WS), BOS-DET (ALCS), SLN-LAN (NLCS), DET-OAK (ALDS), BOS-TBA (ALDS), LAN-ATL (NLDS), SLN-PIT (NLDS), TBA-CLE (ALWC), PIT-CIN (NLWC)
2012San Francisco Giants7Detroit Tigers4-0Pablo SandovalDelmon YoungMarco ScutaroSFN-DET (WS), DET-NYA (ALCS), SFN-SLN (NLCS), DET-OAK (ALDS), NYA-BAL (ALDS), SLN-WAS (NLDS), SFN-CIN (NLDS), BAL-TEX (ALWC), SLN-ATL (NLWC)
2011St. Louis Cardinals11Texas Rangers4-3David FreeseNelson CruzDavid FreeseSLN-TEX (WS), TEX-DET (ALCS), SLN-MIL (NLCS), DET-NYA (ALDS), TEX-TBA (ALDS), SLN-PHI (NLDS), MIL-ARI (NLDS)
2010San Francisco Giants6Texas Rangers4-1Edgar RenteriaJosh HamiltonCody RossSFN-TEX (WS), TEX-NYA (ALCS), SFN-PHI (NLCS), NYA-MIN (ALDS), TEX-TBA (ALDS), PHI-CIN (NLDS), SFN-ATL (NLDS)
2009New York Yankees27Philadelphia Phillies4-2Hideki MatsuiCC SabathiaRyan HowardNYA-PHI (WS), NYA-ANA (ALCS), PHI-LAN (NLCS), ANA-BOS (ALDS), NYA-MIN (ALDS), PHI-COL (NLDS), LAN-SLN (NLDS)
2008Philadelphia Phillies2Tampa Bay Rays4-1Cole HamelsMatt GarzaCole HamelsPHI-TBA (WS), TBA-BOS (ALCS), PHI-LAN (NLCS), TBA-CHA (ALDS), BOS-ANA (ALDS), LAN-CHN (NLDS), PHI-MIL (NLDS)
2007Boston Red Sox7Colorado Rockies4-0Mike LowellJosh BeckettMatt HollidayBOS-COL (WS), BOS-CLE (ALCS), COL-ARI (NLCS), CLE-NYA (ALDS), BOS-ANA (ALDS), ARI-CHN (NLDS), COL-PHI (NLDS)
2006St. Louis Cardinals10Detroit Tigers4-1David EcksteinPlacido PolancoJeff SuppanSLN-DET (WS), DET-OAK (ALCS), SLN-NYN (NLCS), OAK-MIN (ALDS), DET-NYA (ALDS), NYN-LAN (NLDS), SLN-SDN (NLDS)
2005Chicago White Sox3Houston Astros4-0Jermaine DyePaul KonerkoRoy OswaltCHA-HOU (WS), CHA-ANA (ALCS), HOU-SLN (NLCS), CHA-BOS (ALDS), ANA-NYA (ALDS), HOU-ATL (NLDS), SLN-SDN (NLDS)
2004Boston Red Sox6St. Louis Cardinals4-0Manny RamirezDavid OrtizAlbert PujolsBOS-SLN (WS), BOS-NYA (ALCS), SLN-HOU (NLCS), BOS-ANA (ALDS), NYA-MIN (ALDS), HOU-ATL (NLDS), SLN-LAN (NLDS)
2003Florida Marlins2New York Yankees4-2Josh BeckettMariano RiveraIvan RodriguezFLO-NYA (WS), NYA-BOS (ALCS), FLO-CHN (NLCS), BOS-OAK (ALDS), NYA-MIN (ALDS), FLO-SFN (NLDS), CHN-ATL (NLDS)
2002Anaheim Angels1San Francisco Giants4-3Troy GlausAdam KennedyBenito SantiagoANA-SFN (WS), ANA-MIN (ALCS), SFN-SLN (NLCS), ANA-NYA (ALDS), MIN-OAK (ALDS), SLN-ARI (NLDS), SFN-ATL (NLDS)
YearChampionnthFinalistSeriesWorld Series MVPALCS MVPNLCS MVPList of Playoff Series
2001Arizona Diamondbacks1New York Yankees4-3Curt Schilling, Randy JohnsonAndy PettitteCraig CounsellARI-NYA (WS), NYA-SEA (ALCS), ARI-ATL (NLCS), SEA-CLE (ALDS), NYA-OAK (ALDS), ATL-HOU (NLDS), ARI-SLN (NLDS)
2000New York Yankees26New York Mets4-1Derek JeterDavid JusticeMike HamptonNYA-NYN (WS), NYA-SEA (ALCS), NYN-SLN (NLCS), SEA-CHA (ALDS), NYA-OAK (ALDS), SLN-ATL (NLDS), NYN-SFN (NLDS)
1999New York Yankees25Atlanta Braves4-0Mariano RiveraOrlando HernandezEddie PerezNYA-ATL (WS), NYA-BOS (ALCS), ATL-NYN (NLCS), BOS-CLE (ALDS), NYA-TEX (ALDS), ATL-HOU (NLDS), NYN-ARI (NLDS)
1998New York Yankees24San Diego Padres4-0Scott BrosiusDavid WellsSterling HitchcockNYA-SDN (WS), NYA-CLE (ALCS), SDN-ATL (NLCS), CLE-BOS (ALDS), NYA-TEX (ALDS), SDN-HOU (NLDS), ATL-CHN (NLDS)
1997Florida Marlins1Cleveland Indians4-3Livan HernandezMarquis GrissomLivan HernandezFLO-CLE (WS), CLE-BAL (ALCS), FLO-ATL (NLCS), BAL-SEA (ALDS), CLE-NYA (ALDS), ATL-HOU (NLDS), FLO-SFN (NLDS)
1996New York Yankees23Atlanta Braves4-2John WettelandBernie WilliamsJavy LopezNYA-ATL (WS), NYA-BAL (ALCS), ATL-SLN (NLCS), BAL-CLE (ALDS), NYA-TEX (ALDS), ATL-LAN (NLDS), SLN-SDN (NLDS)
1995Atlanta Braves3Cleveland Indians4-2Tom GlavineOrel HershiserMike DevereauxATL-CLE (WS), CLE-SEA (ALCS), ATL-CIN (NLCS), SEA-NYA (ALDS), CLE-BOS (ALDS), CIN-LAN (NLDS), ATL-COL (NLDS)
1993Toronto Blue Jays2Philadelphia Phillies4-2Paul MolitorDave StewartCurt SchillingTOR-PHI (WS), TOR-CHA (ALCS), PHI-ATL (NLCS)
1992Toronto Blue Jays1Atlanta Braves4-2Pat BordersRoberto AlomarJohn SmoltzTOR-ATL (WS), TOR-OAK (ALCS), ATL-PIT (NLCS)
1991Minnesota Twins3Atlanta Braves4-3Jack MorrisKirby PuckettSteve AveryMIN-ATL (WS), MIN-TOR (ALCS), ATL-PIT (NLCS)
1990Cincinnati Reds5Oakland Athletics4-0Jose RijoDave StewartRob Dibble, Randy MyersCIN-OAK (WS), OAK-BOS (ALCS), CIN-PIT (NLCS)
1989Oakland Athletics9San Francisco Giants4-0Dave StewartRickey HendersonWill ClarkOAK-SFN (WS), OAK-TOR (ALCS), SFN-CHN (NLCS)
1988Los Angeles Dodgers6Oakland Athletics4-1Orel HershiserDennis EckersleyOrel HershiserLAN-OAK (WS), OAK-BOS (ALCS), LAN-NYN (NLCS)
1987Minnesota Twins2St. Louis Cardinals4-3Frank ViolaGary GaettiJeff LeonardMIN-SLN (WS), MIN-DET (ALCS), SLN-SFN (NLCS)
1986New York Mets2Boston Red Sox4-3Ray KnightMarty BarrettMike ScottNYN-BOS (WS), BOS-CAL (ALCS), NYN-HOU (NLCS)
1985Kansas City Royals1St. Louis Cardinals4-3Bret SaberhagenGeorge BrettOzzie SmithKCA-SLN (WS), KCA-TOR (ALCS), SLN-LAN (NLCS)
1984Detroit Tigers4San Diego Padres4-1Alan TrammellKirk GibsonSteve GarveyDET-SDN (WS), DET-KCA (ALCS), SDN-CHN (NLCS)
1983Baltimore Orioles3Philadelphia Phillies4-1Rick DempseyMike BoddickerGary MatthewsBAL-PHI (WS), BAL-CHA (ALCS), PHI-LAN (NLCS)
1982St. Louis Cardinals9Milwaukee Brewers4-3Darrell PorterFred LynnDarrell PorterSLN-MIL (WS), MIL-CAL (ALCS), SLN-ATL (NLCS)
1981Los Angeles Dodgers5New York Yankees4-2Ron Cey, Pedro Guerrero, Steve YeagerGraig NettlesBurt HootonLAN-NYA (WS), NYA-OAK (ALCS), LAN-MON (NLCS), OAK-KCA (ALDS), NYA-MIL (ALDS), MON-PHI (NLDS), LAN-HOU (NLDS)
YearChampionnthFinalistSeriesWorld Series MVPALCS MVPNLCS MVPList of Playoff Series
1980Philadelphia Phillies1Kansas City Royals4-2Mike SchmidtFrank WhiteManny TrilloPHI-KCA (WS), KCA-NYA (ALCS), PHI-HOU (NLCS)
1979Pittsburgh Pirates5Baltimore Orioles4-3Willie Stargell---Willie StargellPIT-BAL (WS), BAL-CAL (ALCS), PIT-CIN (NLCS)
1978New York Yankees22Los Angeles Dodgers4-2Bucky Dent---Steve GarveyNYA-LAN (WS), NYA-KCA (ALCS), LAN-PHI (NLCS)
1977New York Yankees21Los Angeles Dodgers4-2Reggie Jackson---Dusty BakerNYA-LAN (WS), NYA-KCA (ALCS), LAN-PHI (NLCS)
1976Cincinnati Reds4New York Yankees4-0Johnny Bench------CIN-NYA (WS), NYA-KCA (ALCS), CIN-PHI (NLCS)
1975Cincinnati Reds3Boston Red Sox4-3Pete Rose------CIN-BOS (WS), BOS-OAK (ALCS), CIN-PIT (NLCS)
1974Oakland Athletics8Los Angeles Dodgers4-1Rollie Fingers------OAK-LAN (WS), OAK-BAL (ALCS), LAN-PIT (NLCS)
1973Oakland Athletics7New York Mets4-3Reggie Jackson------OAK-NYN (WS), OAK-BAL (ALCS), NYN-CIN (NLCS)
1972Oakland Athletics6Cincinnati Reds4-3Gene Tenace------OAK-CIN (WS), OAK-DET (ALCS), CIN-PIT (NLCS)
1971Pittsburgh Pirates4Baltimore Orioles4-3Roberto Clemente------PIT-BAL (WS), BAL-OAK (ALCS), PIT-SFN (NLCS)
1970Baltimore Orioles2Cincinnati Reds4-1Brooks Robinson------BAL-CIN (WS), BAL-MIN (ALCS), CIN-PIT (NLCS)
1969New York Mets1Baltimore Orioles4-1Donn Clendenon------NYN-BAL (WS), BAL-MIN (ALCS), NYN-ATL (NLCS)
1968Detroit Tigers3St. Louis Cardinals4-3Mickey Lolich------DET-SLN (WS)
1967St. Louis Cardinals8Boston Red Sox4-3Bob Gibson------SLN-BOS (WS)
1966Baltimore Orioles1Los Angeles Dodgers4-0Frank Robinson------BAL-LAN (WS)
1965Los Angeles Dodgers4Minnesota Twins4-3Sandy Koufax------LAN-MIN (WS)
1964St. Louis Cardinals7New York Yankees4-3Bob Gibson------SLN-NYA (WS)
1963Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Yankees4-0Sandy Koufax------LAN-NYA (WS)
1962New York Yankees20San Francisco Giants4-3Ralph Terry------NYA-SFN (WS)
1961New York Yankees19Cincinnati Reds4-1Whitey Ford------NYA-CIN (WS)
YearChampionnthFinalistSeriesWorld Series MVPALCS MVPNLCS MVPList of Playoff Series
1960Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Yankees4-3Bobby Richardson------PIT-NYA (WS)
1959Los Angeles Dodgers2Chicago White Sox4-2Larry Sherry------LAN-CHA (WS)
1958New York Yankees18Milwaukee Braves4-3Bob Turley------NYA-MLN (WS)
1957Milwaukee Braves2New York Yankees4-3Lew Burdette------MLN-NYA (WS)
1956New York Yankees17Brooklyn Dodgers4-3Don Larsen------NYA-BRO (WS)
1955Brooklyn Dodgers1New York Yankees4-3Johnny Podres------BRO-NYA (WS)
1954New York Giants5Cleveland Indians4-0---------NY1-CLE (WS)
1953New York Yankees16Brooklyn Dodgers4-2---------NYA-BRO (WS)
1952New York Yankees15Brooklyn Dodgers4-3---------NYA-BRO (WS)
1951New York Yankees14New York Giants4-2---------NYA-NY1 (WS)
1950New York Yankees13Philadelphia Phillies4-0---------NYA-PHI (WS)
1949New York Yankees12Brooklyn Dodgers4-1---------NYA-BRO (WS)
1948Cleveland Indians2Boston Braves4-2---------CLE-BSN (WS)
1947New York Yankees11Brooklyn Dodgers4-3---------NYA-BRO (WS)
1946St. Louis Cardinals6Boston Red Sox4-3---------SLN-BOS (WS)
1945Detroit Tigers2Chicago Cubs4-3---------DET-CHN (WS)
1944St. Louis Cardinals5St. Louis Browns4-2---------SLN-SLA (WS)
1943New York Yankees10St. Louis Cardinals4-1---------NYA-SLN (WS)
1942St. Louis Cardinals4New York Yankees4-1---------SLN-NYA (WS)
1941New York Yankees9Brooklyn Dodgers4-1---------NYA-BRO (WS)
YearChampionnthFinalistSeriesWorld Series MVPALCS MVPNLCS MVPList of Playoff Series
1940Cincinnati Reds2Detroit Tigers4-3---------CIN-DET (WS)
1939New York Yankees8Cincinnati Reds4-0---------NYA-CIN (WS)
1938New York Yankees7Chicago Cubs4-0---------NYA-CHN (WS)
1937New York Yankees6New York Giants4-1---------NYA-NY1 (WS)
1936New York Yankees5New York Giants4-2---------NYA-NY1 (WS)
1935Detroit Tigers1Chicago Cubs4-2---------DET-CHN (WS)
1934St. Louis Cardinals3Detroit Tigers4-3---------SLN-DET (WS)
1933New York Giants4Washington Senators I4-1---------NY1-WS1 (WS)
1932New York Yankees4Chicago Cubs4-0---------NYA-CHN (WS)
1931St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Athletics4-3---------SLN-PHA (WS)
1930Philadelphia Athletics5St. Louis Cardinals4-2---------PHA-SLN (WS)
1929Philadelphia Athletics4Chicago Cubs4-1---------PHA-CHN (WS)
1928New York Yankees3St. Louis Cardinals4-0---------NYA-SLN (WS)
1927New York Yankees2Pittsburgh Pirates4-0---------NYA-PIT (WS)
1926St. Louis Cardinals1New York Yankees4-3---------SLN-NYA (WS)
1925Pittsburgh Pirates2Washington Senators I4-3---------PIT-WS1 (WS)
1924Washington Senators I1New York Giants4-3---------WS1-NY1 (WS)
1923New York Yankees1New York Giants4-2---------NYA-NY1 (WS)
1922New York Giants3New York Yankees4-1---------NY1-NYA (WS)
1921New York Giants2New York Yankees5-3---------NY1-NYA (WS)
YearChampionnthFinalistSeriesWorld Series MVPALCS MVPNLCS MVPList of Playoff Series
1920Cleveland Indians1Brooklyn Robins5-2---------CLE-BRO (WS)
1919Cincinnati Reds1Chicago White Sox5-3---------CIN-CHA (WS)
1918Boston Red Sox5Chicago Cubs4-2---------BOS-CHN (WS)
1917Chicago White Sox2New York Giants4-2---------CHA-NY1 (WS)
1916Boston Red Sox4Brooklyn Robins4-1---------BOS-BRO (WS)
1915Boston Red Sox3Philadelphia Phillies4-1---------BOS-PHI (WS)
1914Boston Braves1Philadelphia Athletics4-0---------BSN-PHA (WS)
1913Philadelphia Athletics3New York Giants4-1---------PHA-NY1 (WS)
1912Boston Red Sox2New York Giants5-3---------BOS-NY1 (WS)
1911Philadelphia Athletics2New York Giants4-2---------PHA-NY1 (WS)
1910Philadelphia Athletics1Chicago Cubs4-1---------PHA-CHN (WS)
1909Pittsburgh Pirates1Detroit Tigers4-3---------PIT-DET (WS)
1908Chicago Cubs2Detroit Tigers4-1---------CHN-DET (WS)
1907Chicago Cubs1Detroit Tigers5-0---------CHN-DET (WS)
1906Chicago White Sox1Chicago Cubs4-2---------CHA-CHN (WS)
1905New York Giants1Philadelphia Athletics4-1---------NY1-PHA (WS)
1903Boston Americans1Pittsburgh Pirates5-3---------BOS-PIT (WS)
117 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc)

List by Franchise Championships

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Team NameCountApp CountLast ChampsLast Playoffs
New York Yankees274020092021
St. Louis Cardinals111920112021
Oakland Athletics91419892020
Boston Red Sox91320182021
San Francisco Giants82020142021
Los Angeles Dodgers72120202021
Cincinnati Reds5919902020
Pittsburgh Pirates5719792015
Detroit Tigers41119842014
Chicago Cubs31120162020
Atlanta Braves31019952021
Baltimore Orioles3719832016
Minnesota Twins3619912020
Chicago White Sox3520052021
Philadelphia Phillies2720082011
Cleveland Guardians2619482020
New York Mets2519862016
Kansas City Royals2420152015
Toronto Blue Jays2219932020
Miami Marlins2220032020
Team NameCountApp CountLast ChampsLast Playoffs
Houston Astros1420172021
Arizona Diamondbacks1120012017
Washington Nationals1120192019
Los Angeles Angels1120022014
San Diego Padres0202020
Tampa Bay Rays0202021
Texas Rangers0202016
Colorado Rockies0102018
Milwaukee Brewers0102021
29 record(s)
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Count Ball-Strike count at conclusion of event App Count Appearance Count Last Champs The last year they were World Series Champions Last Playoffs The last year they were in the playoffs