History of each MLB team franchise

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FIRST YEAR:  1998

TEAM NAMES: Arizona Diamondbacks (1998-present)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 1 (2001)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 1

FIRST YEAR:  1876

TEAM NAMES: Atlanta Braves (1966-present), Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965), Boston Braves (1941-1952), Boston Bees (1936-1940), Boston Rustlers (1911), Boston Doves (1907-1910), Boston Beaneaters (1883-1906), Boston Red Stockings (1876-1882)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 3* (1914, 1957, 1995)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 9

*NOTE: won the 1914 World Series as the Boston Braves and the 1957 World Series as the Milwaukee Braves

FIRST YEAR:  1901

TEAM NAMES: Baltimore Orioles (1954-present), St. Louis Browns (1902-1953), Milwaukee Brewers (1901-1902)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 3 (1966, 1970, 1983)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 7

FIRST YEAR:  1901

TEAM NAMES: Boston Red Sox (1908-present), Boston Americans (1901-1907)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 8 (1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007, 2013)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 13

FIRST YEAR:  1876

TEAM NAMES: Chicago Cubs (1903-present), Chicago Orphans (1898-1902), Chicago Colts (1890-1897), Chicago White Stockings (1876-1889)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 3 (1907, 1908, 2016)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 11

FIRST YEAR:  1901

TEAM NAMES: Chicago White Sox (1904-present), Chicago White Stockings (1901-1903)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 3 (1906, 1917, 2005)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 6

FIRST YEAR:  1882

TEAM NAMES: Cincinnati Reds (1959-present), Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958), Cincinnati Reds (1890-1952), Cincinnati Red Stockings (AA, 1882-1889)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 5 (1919, 1940, 1975, 1976, 1990)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 9

*NOTE: the Red Stockings reached one championship but lost, giving the organization 10 championship appearances when pre-World Series statistics are considered

FIRST YEAR:  1901

TEAM NAMES: Cleveland Indians (1915-present), Cleveland Naps (1905-1914), Cleveland Blues (1901-1904)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 2 (1920, 1948)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 6

FIRST YEAR:  1993

TEAM NAMES: Colorado Rockies (1993-present)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 0

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 1

FIRST YEAR:  1901

TEAM NAMES: Detroit Tigers (1901-present)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 4 (1935, 1945, 1968, 1984)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 11

FIRST YEAR:  1962

TEAM NAMES: Houston Astros (1965-present), Houston Colt .45s (1962-1964)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 0

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 1

*NOTE: the Astros played in National League until 2012, beginning with 2013 season the organization began play in the American League West

FIRST YEAR:  1969

TEAM NAMES: Kansas City Royals (1969-present)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 2 (1985, 2015)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 4

FIRST YEAR:  1961

TEAM NAMES: Los Angeles Angels (2005-present), Anaheim Angels (1997-2004), California Angels (1966-1996), Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 1 (2002)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 1

FIRST YEAR:  1884

TEAM NAMES: Los Angeles Dodgers (1958-present), Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957), Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931), Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), Brooklyn Bridegrooms (1890-1898), Brooklyn Bridegrooms (AA, 1889), Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (AA, 1884-1888)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 6 (1955, 1959, 1963, 1965, 1981, 1988)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 18

*NOTE: 1955 World Series won as Brooklyn Dodgers; also the organization reached the championship series twice as both the Superbas and Bridegrooms, giving the organization 22 championship appearances when pre-World Series statistics considered

FIRST YEAR:  1993

TEAM NAMES: Miami Marlins (2012-present), Florida Marlins (1993-2011)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 2 (1997, 2003)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 2

FIRST YEAR:  1969

TEAM NAMES: Milwaukee Brewers (1970-present), Seattle Pilots (1969)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 0

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 1

FIRST YEAR:  1901

TEAM NAMES: Minnesota Twins (1961-present), Washington Senators (1901-1960)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 2 (1987, 1991)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 3

*NOTE: won 1 championship in 3 appearances before the World Series, giving the organization 3 championship titles in 6 championship appearances when pre-World Series statistics considered

FIRST YEAR:  1962

TEAM NAMES: New York Mets (1962-present)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 2 (1969, 1986)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 5

FIRST YEAR:  1903

TEAM NAMES: New York Yankees (1913-present), New York Highlanders (1903-1912)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 27 (1923, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1943,

1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962,

1977, 1978, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2009)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 40

FIRST YEAR:  1901

TEAM NAMES: Oakland Athletics (1968-present), Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967), Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 4 (1972, 1973, 1974, 1989)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 6

*NOTE: 5 championships in 9 championship appearances as Philadelphia Athletics before World Series, giving the organization 9 championships and 15 pennants when pre-World Series statistics considered

FIRST YEAR:  1882

TEAM NAMES: Pittsburgh Pirates (1891-2017), Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1887-1890), Pittsburgh Alleghenys (AA, 1882-1886)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 5 (1909, 1925, 1960, 1971, 1979)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 7

FIRST YEAR:  1883

TEAM NAMES: Philadelphia Phillies (1890-present), Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 2 (1980, 2008)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 7

FIRST YEAR:  1969

TEAM NAMES: San Diego Padres (1969-present)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 0

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 2

FIRST YEAR:  1883

TEAM NAMES: San Francisco Giants (1958-present), New York Giants (1885-1957), New York Gothams (1884-1884)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 3 (2010, 2012, 2014)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 6

* NOTE: 5 championships, 17 pennants as New York Giants before World Series, giving the organization 8 championships and 23 championship appearances since being established

FIRST YEAR:  1977

TEAM NAMES: Seattle Mariners (1977-present)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 0

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 0

FIRST YEAR:  1882St. Louis Cardinals

TEAM NAMES: St. Louis Cardinals (1900-present), St. Louis Perfectos (1899-1899), St. Louis Browns (1892-1898), St. Louis Browns (AA, 1883-1891), St. Louis Brown Stockings (AA, 1882-1882)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 11 (1926, 1931, 1934, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1964, 1967, 1982, 2006, 2011)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 19

FIRST YEAR:  1998

TEAM NAMES: Tampa Bay Rays (2008-present), Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998-2007)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 0

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 1

FIRST YEAR:  1961

TEAM NAMES: Texas Rangers (1972-present), Washington Senators (1961-1971)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 0

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 2

FIRST YEAR:  1977

TEAM NAMES: Toronto Blue Jays (1977-present)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 2 (1992, 1993)

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 2

FIRST YEAR:  1969

TEAM NAMES: Washington Nationals (2004-present), Montreal Expos (1969-2004)

WORLD SERIES TITLES: 0

WORLD SERIES TOTAL APPEARANCES: 0

 

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