The Boston Red Sox have won eight World Series titles as of March 2014. The title years are 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007 and 2013.
The Boston Red Sox currently rank in third place for the highest number of World Series wins. The St. Louis Cardinals have 11 wins, and the New York Yankees have 27 wins.
In 2013, the Red Sox won the best-of-seven series against the St. Louis Cardinals with four wins in six games. During the 2007 World Series, Boston won with four wins in four games against the Colorado Rockies. In 2004, Boston was also pitted against St. Louis and won with four wins in four games, capturing its first World Series title since 1918.Learn More
A pennant chase is a term used in Major League Baseball that originally referred to the teams competing for the league title, and in 2014, also refers to the chase for the division title. The addition of division pennants came in 1969.Full Answer >
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The Toronto Blue Jays played in two back-to-back World Series in 1992 and 1993. They won both the 1992 and 1993 World Series, making baseball history in both games.Full Answer >
On March 24, 2001, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson threw a pitch during a spring training game against the San Francisco Giants that struck a flying dove. While the exact velocity of the fastball is unknown, it is estimated to be approximately 95 to 100 miles per hour.Full Answer >