The Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs are battling it out for a World Series title. So with the World Series on the minds of many I thought I’d present a few World Series Trivia questions to ponder complements of Allstar Radio. (The answers are on the bottom of the page)

Questions:

1- Now that the Cubs have finally made it back to the World Series, what team now has the longest World Series drought?

2- In what year was the World Series home field advantage first awarded to the league that won the All-Star game?

3- The N.Y. Yankees lead with 40 World Series appearances. What team is second with 20 trips to the World Series?

4- What two teams played in the World Series last season?
5- What team has the most World Series losses

6- What two teams have never been to the World Series?
7- What two cities were the first to appear in a modern era of baseball World Series (1903)?
8- The World Series is a best of seven game contest. What was the last team to be eliminated in four straight games: Detroit Tigers, St Louis Cardinals or Colorado Rockies?
9- What two teams competed in the last World Series Game 7?
10- What two managers both have seven Word Series victories?

Answers:

  1. PITTSBURGH (since their victory in 1979)
  2. 2003
  3. San Francisco
  4. KANSAS CITY ROYALS DEFEATED THE N.Y. METS (4 games to 1)
  5. NY YANKEES (13, they also have the most wins with 27)
  6. SEATTLE MARINERS AND THE WASHINGTON NATIONALS (formerly the Expos)
  7. BOSTON AND PITTSBURGH (Boston Americans defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates)
  8. DETROIT TIGERS (in 2012 to the San Francisco Giants)
  9. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS AND KANSAS CITY ROYALS in 2014
  10. CASEY STENGEL AND JOE MCCARTHY (Both with the N.Y. Yankees)