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MLB Playoffs History
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Justin Turner played in the 2017 world series for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Major League Baseball Playoffs history organized by year and by series. Click the year below to see a summary view of playoffs for any season since 1905. Click on the series to see game summaries and batting and pitching statistics. It doesn't stop there. The series page has links to Boxscores and Play by Play.

The MLB Playoffs are currently 4 rounds. The Wild Card round was introduced in 2012 and is a 1-game playoff between the 2 teams who did not win their division but who had the next best records within a league. The Divisional Series acts as a quarter finals for each league and the Championship Series are the MLB semi-finals. The World Series puts the winner of the American League and National League Championship Series.


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Playoff Series History

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YearWorld Series ChampionsFinalistPlayoff SeriesWorld Series MVPALCS MVPNLCS MVP
2017Houston Astros [1]Los Angeles DodgersWorld Series -- NLCS -- ALCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDS -- ALWC -- NLWCGeorge SpringerJustin VerlanderChris Taylor, Justin Turner
2016Chicago Cubs [3]Cleveland IndiansWorld Series -- NLCS -- ALCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDS -- ALWC -- NLWCBen ZobristAndrew MillerJon Lester, Javier Baez
2015Kansas City Royals [2]New York MetsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDS -- ALWC -- NLWCSalvador PerezAlcides EscobarDaniel Murphy
2014San Francisco Giants [8]Kansas City RoyalsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDS -- ALWC -- NLWCMadison BumgarnerLorenzo CainMadison Bumgarner
2013Boston Red Sox [8]St. Louis CardinalsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDS -- ALWC -- NLWCDavid OrtizKoji UeharaMichael Wacha
2012San Francisco Giants [7]Detroit TigersWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDS -- ALWC -- NLWCPablo SandovalDelmon YoungMarco Scutaro
2011St. Louis Cardinals [11]Texas RangersWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSDavid FreeseNelson CruzDavid Freese
2010San Francisco Giants [6]Texas RangersWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSEdgar RenteriaJosh HamiltonCody Ross
2009New York Yankees [27]Philadelphia PhilliesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSHideki MatsuiC.C. SabathiaRyan Howard
2008Philadelphia Phillies [2]Tampa Bay RaysWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSCole HamelsMatt GarzaCole Hamels
2007Boston Red Sox [7]Colorado RockiesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSMike LowellJosh BeckettMatt Holliday
2006St. Louis Cardinals [10]Detroit TigersWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSDavid EcksteinPlacido PolancoJeff Suppan
2005Chicago White Sox [3]Houston AstrosWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSJermaine DyePaul KonerkoRoy Oswalt
2004Boston Red Sox [6]St. Louis CardinalsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSManny RamirezDavid OrtizAlbert Pujols
2003Florida Marlins [2]New York YankeesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSJosh BeckettMariano RiveraIvan Rodriguez
2002Anaheim Angels [1]San Francisco GiantsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSTroy GlausAdam KennedyBenito Santiago
2001Arizona Diamondbacks [1]New York YankeesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSCurt Schilling, Randy JohnsonAndy PettitteCraig Counsell
2000New York Yankees [26]New York MetsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSDerek JeterDavid JusticeMike Hampton
1999New York Yankees [25]Atlanta BravesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSMariano RiveraOrlando HernandezEddie Perez
1998New York Yankees [24]San Diego PadresWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSScott BrosiusDavid WellsSterling Hitchcock
1997Florida Marlins [1]Cleveland IndiansWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSLivan HernandezMarquis GrissomLivan Hernandez
1996New York Yankees [23]Atlanta BravesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSJohn WettelandBernie WilliamsJavy Lopez
1995Atlanta Braves [3]Cleveland IndiansWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSTom GlavineOrel HershiserMike Devereaux
1993Toronto Blue Jays [2]Philadelphia PhilliesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSPaul MolitorDave StewartCurt Schilling
1992Toronto Blue Jays [1]Atlanta BravesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSPat BordersRoberto AlomarJohn Smoltz
1991Minnesota Twins [3]Atlanta BravesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSJack MorrisKirby PuckettSteve Avery
1990Cincinnati Reds [5]Oakland AthleticsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSJose RijoDave StewartRob Dibble, Randy Myers
1989Oakland Athletics [9]San Francisco GiantsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSDave StewartRickey HendersonWill Clark
1988Los Angeles Dodgers [6]Oakland AthleticsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSOrel HershiserDennis EckersleyOrel Hershiser
1987Minnesota Twins [2]St. Louis CardinalsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSFrank ViolaGary GaettiJeff Leonard
1986New York Mets [2]Boston Red SoxWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSRay KnightMarty BarrettMike Scott
1985Kansas City Royals [1]St. Louis CardinalsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSBret SaberhagenGeorge BrettOzzie Smith
1984Detroit Tigers [4]San Diego PadresWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSAlan TrammellKirk GibsonSteve Garvey
1983Baltimore Orioles [3]Philadelphia PhilliesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSRick DempseyMike BoddickerGary Matthews
1982St. Louis Cardinals [9]Milwaukee BrewersWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSDarrell PorterFred LynnDarrell Porter
1981Los Angeles Dodgers [5]New York YankeesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCS -- ALDS -- ALDS -- NLDS -- NLDSRon Cey, Pedro Guerrero, Steve YeagerGraig NettlesBurt Hooton
1980Philadelphia Phillies [1]Kansas City RoyalsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSMike SchmidtFrank WhiteManny Trillo
1979Pittsburgh Pirates [5]Baltimore OriolesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSWillie StargellWillie Stargell
1978New York Yankees [22]Los Angeles DodgersWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSBucky DentSteve Garvey
1977New York Yankees [21]Los Angeles DodgersWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSReggie JacksonDusty Baker
1976Cincinnati Reds [4]New York YankeesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSJohnny Bench
1975Cincinnati Reds [3]Boston Red SoxWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSPete Rose
1974Oakland Athletics [8]Los Angeles DodgersWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSRollie Fingers
1973Oakland Athletics [7]New York MetsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSReggie Jackson
1972Oakland Athletics [6]Cincinnati RedsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSGene Tenace
1971Pittsburgh Pirates [4]Baltimore OriolesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSRoberto Clemente
1970Baltimore Orioles [2]Cincinnati RedsWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSBrooks Robinson
1969New York Mets [1]Baltimore OriolesWorld Series -- ALCS -- NLCSDonn Clendenon
1968Detroit Tigers [3]St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMickey Lolich
1967St. Louis Cardinals [8]Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesBob Gibson
1966Baltimore Orioles [1]Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesFrank Robinson
1965Los Angeles Dodgers [4]Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesSandy Koufax
1964St. Louis Cardinals [7]New York YankeesWorld SeriesBob Gibson
1963Los Angeles Dodgers [3]New York YankeesWorld SeriesSandy Koufax
1962New York Yankees [20]San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesRalph Terry
1961New York Yankees [19]Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesWhitey Ford
1960Pittsburgh Pirates [3]New York YankeesWorld SeriesBobby Richardson
1959Los Angeles Dodgers [2]Chicago White SoxWorld SeriesLarry Sherry
1958New York Yankees [18]Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesBob Turley
1957Milwaukee Braves [2]New York YankeesWorld SeriesLew Burdette
1956New York Yankees [17]Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesDon Larsen
1955Brooklyn Dodgers [1]New York YankeesWorld SeriesJohnny Podres
1954New York Giants [5]Cleveland IndiansWorld Series
1953New York Yankees [16]Brooklyn DodgersWorld Series
1952New York Yankees [15]Brooklyn DodgersWorld Series
1951New York Yankees [14]New York GiantsWorld Series
1950New York Yankees [13]Philadelphia PhilliesWorld Series
1949New York Yankees [12]Brooklyn DodgersWorld Series
1948Cleveland Indians [2]Boston BravesWorld Series
1947New York Yankees [11]Brooklyn DodgersWorld Series
1946St. Louis Cardinals [6]Boston Red SoxWorld Series
1945Detroit Tigers [2]Chicago CubsWorld Series
1944St. Louis Cardinals [5]St. Louis BrownsWorld Series
1943New York Yankees [10]St. Louis CardinalsWorld Series
1942St. Louis Cardinals [4]New York YankeesWorld Series
1941New York Yankees [9]Brooklyn DodgersWorld Series
1940Cincinnati Reds [2]Detroit TigersWorld Series
1939New York Yankees [8]Cincinnati RedsWorld Series
1938New York Yankees [7]Chicago CubsWorld Series
1937New York Yankees [6]New York GiantsWorld Series
1936New York Yankees [5]New York GiantsWorld Series
1935Detroit Tigers [1]Chicago CubsWorld Series
1934St. Louis Cardinals [3]Detroit TigersWorld Series
1933New York Giants [4]Washington Senators IWorld Series
1932New York Yankees [4]Chicago CubsWorld Series
1931St. Louis Cardinals [2]Philadelphia AthleticsWorld Series
1930Philadelphia Athletics [5]St. Louis CardinalsWorld Series
1929Philadelphia Athletics [4]Chicago CubsWorld Series
1928New York Yankees [3]St. Louis CardinalsWorld Series
1927New York Yankees [2]Pittsburgh PiratesWorld Series
1926St. Louis Cardinals [1]New York YankeesWorld Series
1925Pittsburgh Pirates [2]Washington Senators IWorld Series
1924Washington Senators I [1]New York GiantsWorld Series
1923New York Yankees [1]New York GiantsWorld Series
1922New York Giants [3]New York YankeesWorld Series
1921New York Giants [2]New York YankeesWorld Series
1920Cleveland Indians [1]Brooklyn RobinsWorld Series
1919Cincinnati Reds [1]Chicago White SoxWorld Series
1918Boston Red Sox [5]Chicago CubsWorld Series
1917Chicago White Sox [2]New York GiantsWorld Series
1916Boston Red Sox [4]Brooklyn RobinsWorld Series
1915Boston Red Sox [3]Philadelphia PhilliesWorld Series
1914Boston Braves [1]Philadelphia AthleticsWorld Series
1913Philadelphia Athletics [3]New York GiantsWorld Series
1912Boston Red Sox [2]New York GiantsWorld Series
1911Philadelphia Athletics [2]New York GiantsWorld Series
1910Philadelphia Athletics [1]Chicago CubsWorld Series
1909Pittsburgh Pirates [1]Detroit TigersWorld Series
1908Chicago Cubs [2]Detroit TigersWorld Series
1907Chicago Cubs [1]Detroit TigersWorld Series
1906Chicago White Sox [1]Chicago CubsWorld Series
1905New York Giants [1]Philadelphia AthleticsWorld Series