The BASEBALL WORLD SERIES has been played in Cleveland 6 times, when the CLEVELAND INDIANS won the American League championship in 1920, 1948, 1954, 1995, 1997, and 2016. They went on to win the series in 1920 and 1948.
When did Cleveland Indians win World Series?
Who has the longest active World Series drought? The longest currently active World Series drought belongs to the Cleveland Indians, who have gone 73 seasons without winning the World Series.
With players on strike since mid-August, Major League Baseball on September 14, 1994, cancels its playoffs and World Series. The MLB Players Association refused.
The 1948 Boston Braves played 153 games during the regular season, won 91 games, lost 62 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Braves Field (Park Factors: 98/97) where 1,455,439 fans witnessed their 1948 Braves finish the season with a. 595 winning percentage.
June 27, 1989 – The Blue Jays ‘ Cito Gaston and the Baltimore Orioles’ Frank Robinson become the first black managers to face one another in MLB history. Oct. 24, 1992 – Cito Gaston becomes the first black manager to win a World Series.
The Seattle Mariners are the only current MLB franchise that has never appeared in a World Series; the San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays, and Milwaukee Brewers have all played in the Series but have never won it.
1985 World Series (4-3): Kansas City Royals (A.L.) over St Louis Cardinals (N.L.)