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Postseason History


112 World Series since 1903
94 League Championship Series since 1969
92 Division Series since 1981/1995
10 Wild Card games since 2012
Links
World Series (mlb.com) Baseball-Reference Wikipedia
LCS (mlb.com) BR Bullpen Wiki (WS)
LDS (mlb.com) Baseball Almanac Wiki (LCS)
Tiebreakers (mlb.com) World Series.com Wiki (LDS)

Five-Game Series Matrix (2-2-1 Format)


Glossary
*From the perspective of the team with home field advantage
Games   Series   Series Outcomes
3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Game List
0
0
37
35
.514
21%
19%
11%
18%
17%
14%

Through 1 Game
3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Game List
1
0
27
10
.730
41%
24%
8%
14%
14%
 
0
1
10
25
.286
 
14%
14%
23%
20%
29%

Through 2 Games
3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Game List
2
0
23
2
.920
60%
28%
4%
8%
   
1
1
12
20
.375
 
22%
16%
31%
31%
 
0
2
2
13
.133
   
13%
7%
13%
67%

Through 3 Games
3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Game List
2
1
17
7
.708
 
58%
13%
29%
   
1
2
5
18
.217
   
22%
26%
52%
 

Through 4 Games
3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Game List
2
2
8
13
.381
   
38%
62%
   

The team with the better regular season record has won the series 48.6% (34 / 70) of the time.



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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James