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How Many World Series Have the Phillies Won? Philadelphia Phillies World Series Record and History

Larry Rupp
Philadelphia Phillies World Series history, record and last appearance.
Philadelphia Phillies World Series history, record and last appearance. / AP Photos/Laurence Kesterson
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The Philadelphia Phillies perfectly epitomize what the saying "It's not how you start the season, it's how you finish" means. They entered the postseason as the No. 7 seed in the NL, but have taken down one opponent after another and are now just a few wins away from having a chance to win it all.

Here's a rundown of the Philadelphia Phillies' history with the World Series.

Have the Phillies Ever Won a World Series?

The Phillies have won two World Series titles in franchise history. Those came during the 1980 and 2008 MLB seasons.

How Many World Series Have the Phillies Won?

The Phillies have won two World Series titles (1980 & 2008) since the concept was introduced in 1903.

When Did the Phillies Win the World Series?

The Phillies first won the World Series in 1980, defeating the Kansas City Royals in six games. Third baseman Mike Schmidt was named the World Series MVP. Their second World Series title came in 2008, when they took down the Tampa Bay Rays in five games. Left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels took home the World Series MVP honors that time.

When Was the Last Time the Phillies Went to the World Series?

That 2008 World Series win was not the Phillies' last appearance. They returned to the World Series again in 2009, this time losing to the New York Yankees in six games. Philadelphia has made seven World Series appearances in franchise history.

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