The world series is major league baseballs mlb postseason playoff series between the champions of its two leagues. The regular season ended on september 30, extended one day for a onegame playoff between the tampa bay rays and the texas rangers to decide the second american league wild card winner. The cardinals would go on to lose to the boston red sox in the 20 world series in six games. The red sox represented the american league, looking to bounce all the. The 20 world series featured two of the games most storied franchises who were no stranger to the scene in recent years. A comprehensive list of mlb world series champions from 1903 to the present. This was the fourth postseason meeting between the cardinals and dodgers, after the 1985 nlcs cardinals won 42, 2004 nlds cardinals won 31, and 2009 nlds dodgers won 30. The tigers central division champions, 9369 defeated the al west champion oakland athletics in the alds, 3 games to 2.
The 20 world series was the championship series of major league baseballs mlb 20 season. The red sox became the second team to win the world series the season after. The series then moved back to fenway park, where the red sox decisively won the final game on october 30, becoming the world series champions for 20. Often referred to as the fall classic, the modern world series has been played every year since.
Nlcs american oder national league championship series. Mlb world series champions major league baseball espn. The 20 world series featured two of the games most storied franchises who. The 20 boston red sox season was the 1th season in the franchises major league.
You can watch the new york yankees world championships on the history channell. First played in 1903, 1 the world series championship is a bestofseven playoff and is a contest between the champions of baseballs national league nl and american league al. First played in 1903, the world series championship is a bestofseven playoff and is a contest between the champions of baseballs national league nl and american league al. The boston red sox today announced the teams 25man active roster for the 20 world series with the st. Opening day for most clubs was a day later on april 1. Koji uehara strikes out matt carpenter as the boston red sox beat the st. To reach the 20 alcs, the red sox east division champions, 9765 defeated the al wild card game winning tampa bay rays in the alds, 3 games to 1. The red sox won the fourth game on october 27 to tie the series at 22, then won the last of three games at busch stadium on october 28 for a 32 lead. Craig breslow, clay buchholz, ryan dempster, felix doubront, john lackey, jon lester, franklin morales, jake peavy, junichi tazawa, koji uehara, brandon workman.708 580 286 57 66 1303 601 1524 1483 657 89 192 818 800 487 732 220 1037 1040 1314 378 1100 677 653 989 868 430 489 518 561 1379 755 326 1467 1398 177 427 239 104 974 647