Major League Baseball's World Series is the best-of-seven playoff to crown its World Champion each season. Typically played in October, the Fall Classic hosts the National League Champion versus the American League Champion. The home team has been decided by the outcome of the All-Star Game since 2003. The recent list of World Series Champions is below. You can dig into each season's World Series Matchup by clicking the season link. There, you'll find box scores, stat leaders, game recaps and more.

World Series Champions

Year Champions Manager League Result Opponent Opp Manager League
2016 Chicago Cubs Joe Maddon NL 4-3 Cleveland Indians CLE Terry Francona AL
2015 Kansas City Royals Ned Yost AL 4-1 New York Mets NYM Terry Collins NL
2014 San Francisco Giants Bruce Bochy NL 4-3 Kansas City Royals KC Ned Yost AL
2013 Boston Red Sox John Farrell AL 4-2 St. Louis Cardinals STL Mike Matheny NL
2012 San Francisco Giants Bruce Bochy NL 4-0 Detroit Tigers DET Jim Leyland AL
2011 St. Louis Cardinals Tony La Russa NL 4-3 Texas Rangers TEX Ron Washington AL
2010 San Francisco Giants Bruce Bochy NL 4-1 Texas Rangers TEX Ron Washington AL
2009 New York Yankees Joe Girardi AL 4-2 Philadelphia Phillies PHI Charlie Manuel NL
2008 Philadelphia Phillies Charlie Manuel NL 4-1 Tampa Bay Rays TB Joe Maddon AL
2007 Boston Red Sox Terry Francona AL 4-0 Colorado Rockies COL Clint Hurdle NL
2006 St. Louis Cardinals Tony La Russa NL 4-1 Detroit Tigers DET Jim Leyland AL
2005 Chicago White Sox Ozzie Guillen AL 4-0 Houston Astros HOU Phil Garner NL
2004 Boston Red Sox Terry Francona AL 4-0 St. Louis Cardinals STL Tony La Russa NL
2003 Florida Marlins Jeff Torborg NL 4-2 New York Yankees NYY Joe Torre AL
2002 Anaheim Angels Mike Scioscia AL 4-3 San Francisco Giants SF Dusty Baker NL
2001 Arizona Diamondbacks Bob Brenly NL 4-3 New York Yankees NYY Joe Torre AL
2000 New York Yankees Joe Torre AL 4-1 New York Mets NYM Bobby Valentine NL
1999 New York Yankees Joe Torre AL 4-0 Atlanta Braves ATL Bobby Cox NL
1998 New York Yankees Joe Torre AL 4-0 San Diego Padres SD Bruce Bochy NL
1997 Florida Marlins Jim Leyland NL 4-3 Cleveland Indians CLE Mike Hargrove AL
1996 New York Yankees Joe Torre AL 4-2 Atlanta Braves ATL Bobby Cox NL
1995 Atlanta Braves Bobby Cox NL 4-2 Cleveland Indians CLE Mike Hargrove AL
1993 Toronto Blue Jays Cito Gaston AL 4-2 Philadelphia Phillies PHI Jim Fregosi NL
1992 Toronto Blue Jays Cito Gaston AL 4-2 Atlanta Braves ATL Bobby Cox NL
1991 Minnesota Twins Tom Kelly AL 4-3 Atlanta Braves ATL Bobby Cox NL