List of major league teams by last World Series title

From BR Bullpen


Team Last World Series Win Year Founded Current Wait (Seasons)
Cleveland Indians 1948 1901 73
Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 1887 42
Baltimore Orioles 1983 1901 38
Detroit Tigers 1984 1901 37
New York Mets 1986 1962 35
Oakland Athletics 1989 1901 32
Cincinnati Reds 1990 1890 31
Minnesota Twins 1991 1901 30
Toronto Blue Jays 1993 1977 28
Arizona Diamondbacks 2001 1998 20
Los Angeles Angels 2002 1961 19
Miami Marlins 2003 1993 18
Chicago White Sox 2005 1901 16
Philadelphia Phillies 2008 1883 13
New York Yankees 2009 1901 12
St. Louis Cardinals 2011 1892 10
San Francisco Giants 2014 1883 7
Kansas City Royals 2015 1969 6
Chicago Cubs 2016 1876 5
Houston Astros 2017 1962 4
Boston Red Sox 2018 1901 3
Washington Nationals 2019 1969 2
Los Angeles Dodgers 2020 1890 1
Atlanta Braves 2021 1876 0

Clubs yet to win a World Series[edit]

Team Last World Series Win Year Founded Current Wait (Seasons)
Texas Rangers None 1961 60
Milwaukee Brewers None 1969 52
San Diego Padres None 1969 52
Seattle Mariners None 1977 44
Colorado Rockies None 1993 28
Tampa Bay Rays None 1998 23

Further Reading[edit]

  • Scott Boeck: "After Astros' World Series triumph, which MLB franchises are title-less?", USA Today Sports, November 2, 2017. [1]
  • Will Leitch: "These 7 teams need a championship most", mlb.com, November 3, 2021. [2]
  • Tracy Ringolsby: "Indians out to end MLB's longest World Series drought: Cleveland hasn't won Fall Classic since '48; 8 of 14 expansion clubs yet to win", mlb.com, February 22, 2017. [3]