Welcome to Trivia Tuesday! As the Rangers and Cardinals get ready to start the World Series on Wednesday, I wanted to pass along some fun World Series facts. Submit your own fun facts about baseball to the Forum and win some GoDough!

  • The first World Series was played between Pittsburgh and Boston in 1903. Back then, Boston’s nickname was the Pilgrims!
  • The Yankees have won 27 World Series, the most of any team by far. The St. Louis Cardinals have the second most, with 10.
  • Rollie Fingers has appeared in more World Series games than any other pitcher – 16 times with the A’s from 1972-1974
  • Former Yankee right fielder Mickey Mantle holds the record for most career home runs (18) and RBIs (40) in the World Series.
  • in 1919, members of the Chicago White Sox were banned from baseball for conspiring to “fix” their upcoming World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. (See? Cheating never pays!)
  • The All-Star game determines which league gets home field advantage in the Series. Before 2003, it was decided by who had the best regular season record.

Do you have any fun facts to share? Share one with us on the FunGoPlay forum and we’ll send you enough GoDough to get a new item of clothing for your avatar!

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