Most World Series appearances by Team are 40 by New York Yankees, 25 LA Dodgers, 23 San Francisco Giants, and 19 St. Louis Cardinals.

Likewise, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, and Cincinnati Reds are other MLB teams to make it to the Championship event 10 or more times.

On the other hand, Yogi Berra has the most world series appearances by player at 14, followed by Mickey Mantle at 12 and Whitey Ford at 11.

World Series is the annual championship series to determine the champion for the season. Houston Astros are the defending champions, as they won the 2022 Finals triumphing over Philadelphia Phillies.

Winning the Championship is the ultimate goal of every 30 teams since the title determines the best team in the league for the season. The MLB Champion is determined through a best-of-seven playoff format just like NBA and NHL.

The following list includes the names of MLB teams who have appeared the most in the World Series since its first contest in 1903.

New York Yankees - 40 Appearances

New York Yankees top the MLB World Series records with 40 appearances. Moreover, the Yankees have won the Championship 27 times.

The franchise was formally established in 1903, and its origins date back to 1901 in Baltimore. The most notable impression of the Yankees at the MLB Championship was in 1923 when they won their first-ever title.

Aaron Judge is the 16th captain in the Yankees' history.
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The Yanks were pitted against the New York Giants and won by an impressive 4-2 margin. They bagged at least one Championship trophy in each decade until 2009, their last time.

Since 2009, the Yankees have not won any World Series but have accumulated a .570 winning percentage as of the 2022 season Notable MLBers, including Josh Donaldson, Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizoo, and Anthony Volpe, make up the current New York roster.

Los Angeles Dodgers - 25 Appearances

Los Angeles Dodgers have made 25 appearances in the World Series. They have won seven times in 1955 1959, 1963, 1965, 1981, 1988, and 2020.

Besides their glorious record, the Dodgers are mainly known for their long and historical rivalry with the Yankees. They developed a fierce rivalry from the 1940s through the mid-1950s and face each other in seven Championship series so far.

Dodgers play as a member club of the West Division in the Major League.
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Forbes listed the Dodgers as the second most-valued team in the league at $4.8 billion, while the Yankees have surpassed them at $7.1 billion.

Likewise, the current LA Dodgers roster includes the prominent pitcher Bobby Miller, and outfielder James Outman, among several others. 

San Francisco Giants - 23 Appearances

San Francisco Giants has appeared in the World Series 23 times. They first played in the championship in 1905, and they last made it in 2014.

With a winning percentage of .400, the Giants have struggled to make a comeback on the big stage. Meanwhile, their long-time rivals, the Dodgers, significantly improved their tournament performance.

The Giants' insignia for June 2023 is an honor to Pride Month in support of the LGBTQ+ community.
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Nevertheless, the franchise remains one of the oldest and most successful clubs in professional baseball. San Francisco is also the team with more wins in the history of major American sports. The Giants are the 2010, 2012, and 2014 World Series champions.

St. Louis Cardinals - 19 Appearances

St. Louis Cardinals of the National League Central Division have won 11 World Series out of their 19 appearances in MLB history so far.

The Cardinals come second in terms of the World Series win behind the Yankees. Their first appearance was back in 1926, and they continued playing in the World Series arena until 1946. They returned to the pitch in 1964 and were absent in the 1970s.

The Cardinals roster ready to play the 2023 All-Star game on July 11.
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The Cardinals again did not return to the annual championship tournament in the 1990s but won later won in 2006 and 2011. Since then, they have not grabbed a spot in the coveted annual event, let alone win the title.

Cardinals is home to the one-time Gold Glove Award winner, Tommy Edman. Tommy is active as a shortstop and second baseman for the team.

Atlanta Braves - 18 Appearances

Atlanta Braves has made it to the World Series 18 times since its foundation in 1871. However, they have only lifted the silverware four times.

The Braves are the champions of the 1914, 1957, 1995, and 2021 World Series. Meanwhile, they have grabbed the National League championship 18 times so far.

The Braves currently stand at the top of the East Division in National League as of 2023.
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The franchise remains the oldest continuously operating professional sports franchise in America. Meanwhile, the 1998 Braves, that had won the NL East division titles are referred to be the best Braves team ever.

Besides their scaling improvisation of gameplay for the ongoing 2023 MLB season, they are known for their head-to-head rivalry with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies.

Chicago Cubs - 17 Appearances

Chicago Cubs of the National League's Central Division have been NL champions 17 times. Hence, they made it to the World Series each time but have only won the annual championship thrice in 1907, 1908, and 2016.

Chicago Cubs play their home games at Wrigley Field.
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The Cubs first played in the World Series in 1906, the same year they created history by winning 116 games and losing only 36. They had also posted a modern-era record winning percentage of .763.

Their most recent Championship triumph came with a thrilling 4-3 series win over Cleveland Guardians in 2016 under head coach Joe Maddon.

Oakland Athletics - 15 Appearances

Also known as Oakland A's, Oakland Athletics have made it to 15 World Series so far. Out of them, they have only won nine championships.

Oakland first made it to the Championship event in 1905 but only won their first title in 1910, followed by their wins in 1911, 1913, 1929, 1930, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1989.

The official cap insignia of the Oakland Athletics.
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The Athletics are on their way to bringing their A-game in the ongoing MLB season. They are currently in the 5th position at the American League West division.

Boston Red Sox - 14 Appearances

Boston Red Sox made it 14 times to the Championship event. Out of their 14 attempts to lift the trophy, they have been successful nine times.

The current Boston Red Sox roster is managed by Alex Cora.
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Red Sox won the inaugural Championship trophy in 1903 by pinning down the Pittsburgh Pirates. After their historic win, they also won the 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007, 2013, and 2018 World Series titles.

Detroit Tigers - 11 Appearances

Detroit Tigers were established as a major league franchise in 1901. They made their first Championship appearance in 1907, and last in 2012.

The Tigers were able to bag four World Series, first in 1935, followed by 1945, and in 1968 and 1984. Since then, they have been AL Pennants 11 times, AL Central Division champions four times, and AL East champions three times. 

Tigers played their home games at Boulevard Park from 1894 to 1895.
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Detroit plays its home games in Comerica Park in Downtown Detroit. Bally Sports is their official telecast network, while Matt Shepard leads the play-by-play announcing of their games.

Cincinnati Reds - 10 Appearances

Cincinnati Reds are mainly known for their back-to-back World Series wins in 1975 and 1976. The Reds have made 10 World Series appearances.

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Cincinnati got the nickname "the Big Red Machine," which proved to be true as they have won five World Series titles so far. As a member of the NL Central division, the team shares the glorious Ohio Cup rivalry with Cleveland Guardians of the American League.