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when was the last time a world series was won in 4 stright game?

by Michael
(Carmel, Ca.)

Michael asked: When was the last time a world series was won in 4 stright games?


Rick answered: Michael, thank you for your question.

The last time a World Series was won in four straight games, prior to last night, was 2007, when the Red Sox swept the Rockies.

Following is a chronological list of the 21 World Series sweeps, courtesy of Baseball Almanac.





  • 1907 Chicago Cubs beat Detroit Tigers.





  • 1914 Boston Braves beat Philadelphia Athletics.





  • 1922 New York Giants beat New York Yankees.





  • 1927 New York Yankees beat Pittsburg Pirates.





  • 1928 New York Yankees beat St. Louis Cardinals.





  • 1932 New York Yankees beat Chicago Cubs.





  • 1938 New York Yankees beat Chicago Cubs.





  • 1939 New York Yankees beat Cincinnati Reds.





  • 1950 New York Yankees beat Philidelphia Phillies.





  • 1954 New York Giants beat Cleveland Indians.





  • 1963 LA Dodgers beat New York Yankees.





  • 1966 Baltimore Orioles beat LA Dodgers.





  • 1976 Cincinnati Reds beat New York Yankees.





  • 1989 Oakland Athletics beat San Francisco Giants.





  • 1990 Cincinnati Reds beat Oakland Athletics.





  • 1998 New York Yankees beat San Diego Padres.





  • 1999 New York Yankees beat Atlanta Braves.





  • 2004 Bostom Red Sox beat St. Louis Cardinals.





  • 2005 Chicago White sox beat Houston Astros.





  • 2007 Boston Red Sox beat Colorado Rockies.





  • 2012 San Francisco Giants beat Detroit Tigers.







There have been 21 world Series sweeps in history. The American League has won/swept thirteen, the National League has won/swept eight.

Yours in baseball,

Rick

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