The longest World Series game ever



The World Championship is the final stage of the MLB Posteason, the final path to title glory. Some World Series games took longer than expected, check here what those games are.

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The World Championship It dates back to 1857, but the modern form that is played today was created in 1903. This is earlier championship It had other names such as The Championship of the United States and World Championship Series.

The first team to win the world championship was Boston Red Sox in 1903, They won the series 5-3 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The following year the world championships were not played due to the boycott.

During the 21st century, no MLB team has been able to win the World Championship twice in a row, the last time being in the 1990s when Yankees He won two titles in 1998 and 1999.

What is the longest MLB World Series game?

It was the longest running World Series game of the 21st century, and the Boston Red Sox played in 2018 against the Los Angeles Dodgers in what was the third game in that series, That match ended after 18 rounds, 7 hours and 20 minutes.

Since 2019, National League teams have won three consecutive championships (Nationals, Dodgers and Braves), the last time American League He won the world championship in 2018 when the Boston Red Sox beat the Dodgers 4-1.

The team with the most world championship titles is the New York Yankees, and they won their first title in 1921, and the last time they won the World Championship It was in 2009.

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