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When did the Rangers go to the World Series?

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Asked by: Scott Carroll

In the 2010 World Series, the franchise’s first, the Rangers fell to the San Francisco Giants in five games. They repeated as American League champions the following year, then lost the 2011 World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games.

How many times did the Rangers go to the World Series?

What years did the Rangers make the World Series? The Texas Rangers have appeared in the World Series 2 times, in .

When was the last time the Rangers won a World Series?

Rangers (1972)

Prior, they had made the postseason only three times — including their time as the Washington Senators, who were founded in 1961. Texas was twice a strike away from winning the title in Game 6 of the ’11 World Series against St.

Who lost the World Series in 2011?

The Cardinals won the deciding game 6-2 for their 11th World Series title. Three lost playoff appearances later, the Rangers are still in search of their first championship, something they appeared to have wrapped up on Oct. 27, 2011.

Who has never won a World Series?

Longest current World Series championship droughts

Seasons Team Last World Series championship won
61 Texas Rangers Never (franchise began 1961)
53 Milwaukee Brewers Never (franchise began 1969)
53 San Diego Padres Never (franchise began 1969)
45 Seattle Mariners Never (franchise began 1977)

Who are the last 10 World Series champions?

Here is a look at the past 10 World Series championship rings.

  • 01 Past 10 World Series championship rings. 1 / 11. …
  • 02 2019 Washington Nationals. 2 / 11. …
  • 03 2018 Boston Red Sox. 3 / 11. …
  • 04 2017 Houston Astros. 4 / 11. …
  • 05 2016 Chicago Cubs. 5 / 11. …
  • 06 2015 Kansas City Royals. …
  • 07 2014 San Francisco Giants. …
  • 08 2013 Boston Red Sox.

How did the Rangers lose the 2011 World Series?

The Rangers lost home-field advantage in the World Series as a result of the AL team, managed by Rangers manager Ron Washington, losing the 2011 All-Star Game, when Ranger ace C. J. Wilson surrendered the game-winning three-run homer to Prince Fielder.

What baseball teams no longer exist?


  • Boston Braves. Pictures 1876-1952.
  • Brooklyn Dodgers. Pictures 1890-1957.
  • Milwaukee Braves. Pictures 1954-1965.
  • Montreal Expos. Pictures 1969-2004.
  • New York Giants. Pictures 1883-1957.

Has Texas Rangers won a World Series?

In the 2010 World Series, the franchise’s first, the Rangers fell to the San Francisco Giants in five games.

Texas Rangers (baseball)

Texas Rangers
World Series titles (0) None
AL Pennants (2) 2010 2011
West Division titles (7) 1996
Wild card berths (1) 2012

How many World Series have the Rangers lost?

Background. The Rangers were appearing in their second consecutive World Series; they lost the 2010 Series to the San Francisco Giants in five games. They were the first American League team to play in consecutive World Series since the New York Yankees did it from .

Who has won the most World Series?

The New York Yankees

The New York Yankees hold the most World Series titles, 27, while the St. Louis Cardinals come next in line, with 11.

What team has won the most World Series?

Below is a breakdown of the eight teams with at least five World Series titles.

  • Yankees: 27. …
  • Cardinals: 11. …
  • 3 (tie). …
  • Dodgers: 7. …
  • Best of the rest (teams with at least 3):
  • Braves: 4. …
  • Tigers: 4. …
  • White Sox: 3.

Has any city won all 4 major championships?

Philadelphia is the only city to have all four major sports teams (MLB’s Phillies, NBA’s 76ers, NFL’s Eagles, and NHL’s Flyers) play in their respective championship game or series in the same season (1980), though only one of the four (Phillies) actually won the championship.

Who has won 3 World Series?

World Series record by team or franchise, 1903–2021

Teams † Series Wins Last Won
Minnesota Twins (AL) [previously 1st Washington Nationals, Senators] 3 1991
Chicago White Sox (AL) 3 2005
Philadelphia Phillies (NL) 2 2008
Cleveland Guardians (AL) [previously Bluebirds, Bronchos, Naps, Indians] 2 1948

Who has 2nd most World Series wins?

the St Louis Cardinals

Most successful World Series team

That’s 16 more than any other franchise. With 11 total, the St Louis Cardinals are the second-most successful World Series team. They are also tied with the Yankees and Red Sox on four World Series wins in the 21st century.

Who has hit the most home runs?

Career Leaders & Records for Home Runs

Rank Player (yrs, age) Home Runs
1. Barry Bonds (22) 762
2. Henry Aaron+ (23) 755
3. Babe Ruth+ (22) 714
4. Alex Rodriguez (22) 696

Which pitcher has struck the most batters?

Career Leaders & Records for Hit By Pitch

Rank Player (yrs, age) Hit By Pitch
1. Gus Weyhing (14) 277
2. Chick Fraser (14) 219
3. Pink Hawley (10) 210
4. Walter Johnson+ (21) 205

What pitcher has won the most World Series?

World Series Pitching Records

World Series Pitching Records CAREER Pitching Records Set During World Series
Career WS Pitching Record Pitcher(s) Record
Strikeouts Whitey Ford 94
Wild Pitches Hal Schumacher 5
Wins Whitey Ford 10

Who is the closest active pitcher to 300 wins?

Closest Active Players

Justin Verlander 227 Det, Hou (AL)
Zack Greinke 219 KC, Mil (NL), LA (AL), LA (NL), Ari, Hou (AL)
Max Scherzer 193 Ari, Det, Was (NL), LA (NL), NY (NL)
Clayton Kershaw 188 LA (NL)
Adam Wainwright 186 STL (NL)

Who is the only pitcher to win the 3 decades?

Jim Palmer

Palmer was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1990. that Jim Palmer is the only pitcher to win World Series games in three decades, as he earned victories for the Orioles in the 1966, ’70, ’71 and ’83 Fall Classics?

Who has the most rings in MLB history?

Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra won the most World Series rings with 10, as a player. Frankie Crosetti won 17 as a player and as a coach.

Do batboys get World Series rings?

They don’t get a World Series ring, but they usually do get a league championship ring, American League (AL) or National League (NL). Fans. Sometimes fans are gifted replica rings as giveaways for ballpark promotions. This guy got a tattoo of a World Series ring.

Who is the goat of baseball?

Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players

Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players by The Sporting News (1998)
Rank Name
1 Babe Ruth
Rank Name

Which active player has the most World Series rings?

That’s right: Sandoval now has four World Series titles to his name after winning three with the Giants in 2010, . That’s the most rings of any active player in Major League Baseball. In fact, the only stop where Sandoval hasn’t won a championship is Boston.

Who was the youngest athlete to play in a World Series?

Jones became the youngest player ever to homer in the World Series at the age of 19 years, 180 days, breaking Mickey Mantle‘s record of 20 years, 362 days — on what would have been Mantle’s 65th birthday. Jones joined Gene Tenace as the only other player to hit home runs in his first two World Series at bats.

Who has the most World Series Mvps?

Pitchers have been named Series MVP twenty-nine (29) times; four of them were relief pitchers.

World Series Most Valuable Player Award.

Willie Mays World Series MVP Award
Sport Baseball
League Major League Baseball
Awarded for Annual most valuable player of the World Series
Country United States, Canada