The New York Yankees have 27 World Championships, but the Philadelphia Phillies are currently the most successful franchise in Major League Baseball.
The New York Yankees have been to the playoffs in 16 of the last 17 years. But that stretch includes just one World Series title in the last 11 years. And in the last seven years (2005-2011), the Yankees have only made it past the first round of the playoffs two times.
On the other hand, just in the last five seasons, the Phillies have been to two World Series and three League Championship Series. In total, the Phillies have won 27 games in the last five years. That dwarfs the Yankees, who are second with 19.
In total, 19 of 30 teams have made the playoffs in the last five years. Here are the 10 teams with the most wins during that span…
NOW WATCH: Briefing videos
Business Insider Emails & Alerts
Site highlights each day to your inbox.