How many World Series have the Yankees won?

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Yankees World Series championships

The Yankees have 27 World Series titles. So far, they have played in a total of forty World Series. This includes five consecutive World Series wins from 1949 to 1953 and four in a row from 1936 to 1939. The Yankees also won it back-to-back multiple times — 1927-1928, 1961-1962, 1977-1978, and 1998-2000.

Yankees championships

Year Opponent Win by Memorable moments
1923 New York Giants 4-2
1927 Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0
1928 St. Louis Cardinals 4-0
1932 Chicago Cubs 4-0 Game 3: Babe Ruth Calls His Shot
1936 New York Giants 4-2
1937 New York Giants 4-1
1938 Chicago Cubs 4-0
1939 Cincinnati Reds 4-0
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers 4-1 Game 4: Catcher’s Bobble Opens Floodgate for Yankees
1943 St. Louis Cardinals 4-1
1947 Brooklyn Dodgers 4-3
1949 Brooklyn Dodgers 4-1
1950 Philadelphia Phillies 4-0
1951 New York Giants 4-2
1952 Brooklyn Dodgers 4-3 Game 7: Mickey Mantle’s Late RBI Gives Yanks Series
1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 4-2
1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 4-3 Game 5: Don Larsen’s Perfect Game
1958 Milwaukee Braves 4-3 Game 7: Moose Skowron’s Blast Delivers Title
1961 Cincinnati Reds 4-1
1962 San Francisco Giants 4-3 Game 7: There was only one run scored, and it happened in the fifth inning. The Yankees won thanks to Bobby’s catch and Terry’s gem.
1977 Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Game 6: Reggie Jackson became the first player in 49 years to hit three home runs in a single World Series game, a feat previously achieved by Babe Ruth in 1926 and 1928.
1978 Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Game 4: It was full of disputes and disagreements.
1996 Atlanta Braves 4-2 Game 5. The nail-biting finish 1-0 finish in favor of the Yankees.
1998 San Diego Padres 4-0 Game 1: Tino Martinez hit a powerful grand slam that soared into the upper deck of the stadium. This incredible hit gave the Yankees a 9-5 lead cementing their 9-6 win thanks to Mariano Rivera’s shut-out ninth.
1999 Atlanta Braves 4-0 Game 3: The score remained tied until the bottom of the tenth when Chad Curtis crushed a walk-off home run—his second homer of the game—off Mike Remlinger, granting the Yankees a commanding 3-0 lead in the 1999 World Series.
2000 New York Mets 4-1 Game 5: In the bottom of the ninth, with two outs and a runner on third, the Mets’ Mike Piazza hit a fly ball off Mariano Rivera. Many spectators believed the ball had the potential to be a home run. But Bernie Williams made a crucial catch just before reaching the warning track, securing the final out and the 2000 World Series.
2009 Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Game 6, Nov 4, 2009, Yankees 7-3 Phillies,
Hideki Matsui hit six RBIs and tied Bobby Richardson’s 1960 World Series record.

Yankees Postseason/Playoff record

Year Record Result
1903 72-62 Missed Playoffs
1905 71-78 Missed Playoffs
1906 90-61 Missed Playoffs
1907 70-78 Missed Playoffs
1908 51-103 Missed Playoffs
1909 74-77 Missed Playoffs
1910 88-63 Missed Playoffs
1911 76-76 Missed Playoffs
1912 50-102 Missed Playoffs
1913 57-94 Missed Playoffs
1914 70-84 Missed Playoffs
1915 69-83 Missed Playoffs
1916 80-74 Missed Playoffs
1917 71-82 Missed Playoffs
1918 60-63 Missed Playoffs
1919 80-59 Missed Playoffs
1920 95-59 Missed Playoffs
1921 98-55 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1922 94-60 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1923 98-54 Won World Series
1924 89-63 Missed Playoffs
1925 69-85 Missed Playoffs
1926 91-63 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1927 110-44 Won World Series
1928 101-53 Won World Series
1929 88-66 Missed Playoffs
1930 86-68 Missed Playoffs
1931 94-59 Missed Playoffs
1932 107-47 Won World Series
1933 91-59 Missed Playoffs
1934 94-60 Missed Playoffs
1935 89-60 Missed Playoffs
1936 102-51 Won World Series
1937 102-52 Won World Series
1938 99-53 Won World Series
1939 106-45 Won World Series
1940 88-66 Missed Playoffs
1941 101-53 Won World Series
1942 103-51 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1943 98-56 Won World Series
1944 83-71 Missed Playoffs
1945 81-71 Missed Playoffs
1946 87-67 Missed Playoffs
1947 97-57 Won World Series
1948 94-60 Missed Playoffs
1949 97-57 Won World Series
1950 98-56 Won World Series
1951 98-56 Won World Series
1952 95-59 Won World Series
1953 99-52 Won World Series
1954 103-51 Missed Playoffs
1955 96-58 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1956 97-57 Won World Series
1957 98-56 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1958 92-62 Won World Series
1959 79-75 Missed Playoffs
1960 97-57 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1961 109-53 Won World Series
1962 96-66 Won World Series
1963 104-57 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1964 99-63 Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1965 77-85 Missed Playoffs
1966 70-89 Missed Playoffs
1967 72-90 Missed Playoffs
1968 83-79 Missed Playoffs
1969 80-81 Missed Playoffs
1970 93-69 Missed Playoffs
1971 82-80 Missed Playoffs
1972 79-76 Missed Playoffs
1973 80-82 Missed Playoffs
1974 89-73 Missed Playoffs
1975 83-77 Missed Playoffs
1976 97-62 Lost World Series (Won 1 Round)
1977 100-62 Won World Series
1978 100-63 Won World Series
1979 89-71 Missed Playoffs
1980 103-59 Lost AL Championship Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1981 59-48 Lost World Series (Won 2 Rounds)
1982 79-83 Missed Playoffs
1983 91-71 Missed Playoffs
1984 87-75 Missed Playoffs
1985 97-64 Missed Playoffs
1986 90-72 Missed Playoffs
1987 89-73 Missed Playoffs
1988 85-76 Missed Playoffs
1989 74-87 Missed Playoffs
1990 67-95 Missed Playoffs
1991 71-91 Missed Playoffs
1992 76-86 Missed Playoffs
1993 88-74 Missed Playoffs
1995 79-65 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1996 92-70 Won World Series
1997 96-66 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)
1998 114-48 Won World Series
1999 98-64 Won World Series
2000 87-74 Won World Series
2001 95-65 Lost World Series (Won 2 Rounds)
2002 103-58 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)
2003 101-61 Lost World Series (Won 2 Rounds)
2004 101-61 Lost AL Championship Series (Won 1 Round)
2005 95-67 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)
2006 97-65 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)
2007 94-68 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)
2008 89-73 Missed Playoffs
2009 103-59 Won World Series
2010 95-67 Lost AL Championship Series (Won 1 Round)
2011 97-65 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 0 Rounds)
2012 95-67 Lost AL Championship Series (Won 1 Round)
2013 85-77 Missed Playoffs
2014 84-78 Missed Playoffs
2015 87-75 Lost AL Wild Card (Won 0 Rounds)
2016 84-78 Missed Playoffs
2017 91-71 Lost AL Championship Series (Won 2 Rounds)
2018 100-62 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 1 Round)
2019 103-59 Lost AL Championship Series (Won 1 Round)
2020 33-27 Lost AL Divisional Series (Won 1 Round)
2021 92-70 Lost AL Wild Card (Won 0 Rounds)
2022 99-63 Lost AL Championship Series (Won 1 Round)

Which team is second for the most world series wins?

The Cardinals are the second-winningest team in the World Series, with 11 wins. The last time the Cardinals won a series was back in 2011. The Red Sox have won 9 World Series, and the most recent one was in 2018. The Athletics have 8 titles, the Giants have 8, and the Dodgers have 7 titles.

Teams  World Series wins World Series played Last win Last played
New York Yankees (AL) 27 40 2009 2009
St. Louis Cardinals (NL) 11 19 2011 2013
Oakland Athletics (AL) 9 14 1989 1990
Boston Red Sox (AL) 9 13 2018 2018
San Francisco Giants (NL) 8 20 2014 2014
Los Angeles Dodgers (NL) 7 21 2020 2020
Cincinnati Reds (NL) 5 9 1990 1990
Pittsburgh Pirates (NL) 5 7 1979 1979
Detroit Tigers (AL) 4 11 1984 2012
Atlanta Braves (NL) 4 10 2021 2021
Chicago Cubs (NL) 3 11 2016 2016
Baltimore Orioles (AL) 3 7 1983 1983
Minnesota Twins (AL) 3 6 1991 1991
Chicago White Sox (AL) 3 5 2005 2005
Philadelphia Phillies (NL) 2 8 2008 2022
Cleveland Guardians (AL) 2 6 1948 2016
Houston Astros (NL, 1962; AL, 2013) 2 5 2022 2022
New York Mets (NL, 1962) 2 5 1986 2015
Kansas City Royals (AL, 1969) 2 4 2015 2015
Miami Marlins (NL, 1993) 2 2 2003 2003
Toronto Blue Jays (AL, 1977) 2 2 1993 1993
Washington Nationals (NL, 1969) 1 1 2019 2019
Los Angeles Angels (AL, 1961) 1 1 2002 2002
Arizona Diamondbacks (NL, 1998) 1 1 2001 2001
Texas Rangers (AL, 1961) 0 2 2011
San Diego Padres (NL, 1969) 0 2 1998
Tampa Bay Rays (AL, 1998) 0 2 2020
Milwaukee Brewers (AL, 1969; NL, 1998) 0 1 1982
Colorado Rockies (NL, 1993) 0 1 2007
Seattle Mariners (AL, 1977) 0 0

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