Who Has the Most Wins in MLB History

Wondering who has the most wins in MLB history? There are many records held by MLB players and teams. Here are a few of them:

Most World Series Titles: The Yankees

The New York Yankees hold the record for the most World Series wins. The team, which has included star players from Mickey Mantle to Derek Jeter, has won 26 titles of the 39 that they have played in. The wins span from 1921 to 2000.

The Yankees' rivalry with the Boston Red Sox is one of the most historic in the world of sports. The two teams went head to head in the American League Championship Series three times. The Yankees won in 1999 and 2003, and the Red Sox won in 2004.

Most Wins in a Pitching Career

Although there have been many talented pitchers over the years, Cy Young still holds the record for most wins in a pitching career. Young pitched from 1890 to 1911 for the Cleveland Spiders, the St. Louis Perfectos, the Boston Americans/Red Sox, the Cleveland Naps and the Boston Rustlers.

On May 5, 1904, Young pitched a perfect game, one in which none of the opposing players reached a base. He retired with 511 career wins, which is 94 more than the second place pitcher, Walter Johnson. 

Most MVP Wins

The Most Valuable Player award is one of the highest achievements for an athlete. Barry Bonds, who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants, holds the record for most wins. Bonds claimed the honor of being MVP seven times in his nineteen years, with the second place winners having only received three.

Bonds holds many other records as well, including most consecutive seasons with 30 or more home runs and most home runs in a single season. He is also the only player to have the 500-500 distinction, that is, he hit more than 500 home runs and stole over 500 bases.

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