Active Major League Baseball playoff appearance streaks

The following is a list of Major League Baseball teams with the most consecutive (active) seasons appearing in the playoffs. This refers to teams which have made the playoffs after the 162+ game regular season either by winning one of the six divisions, or winning the wild card; that is to say being the best second-place team in each of the two leagues.

The following eight teams qualified for the by|2008 playoffs:

:"Note: World Series appearances during streak in parentheses; victories in bold"

::T-1. 2 seasons: Boston Red Sox (2007)::T-1. 2 seasons: Chicago Cubs::T-1. 2 seasons: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim::T-1. 2 seasons: Philadelphia Phillies::T-5. 1 season: Chicago White Sox::T-5. 1 season: Los Angeles Dodgers::T-5. 1 season: Milwaukee Brewers::T-5. 1 season: Tampa Bay Rays

Breakdown (by division)

American League

Eastern division

:2 seasons:* Boston Red Sox:1 season:* Tampa Bay Rays

Central division

:1 season:* Chicago White Sox

Western division

:2 seasons:* Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

National League

Eastern division

:2 seasons :* Philadelphia Phillies

Central division

:2 seasons:* Chicago Cubs:1 season:* Milwaukee Brewers

Western division

:1 season:* Los Angeles Dodgers

Other streaks of accomplishment

"Entering 2009 MLB regular season:"

Most consecutive 75+ win seasons

"(Criteria: At least 75 wins or winning percentage of over 46% per season)"

* 17 seasons: New York Yankees [In 1994 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 75 wins but did have winning percentage of over 46%]
* 16 seasons: Boston Red Sox [In 1994 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 75 wins but did have winning percentage of over 46%]
* 11 seasons: St. Louis Cardinals
* 10 seasons: Oakland Athletics
* 9 seasons: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
* 8 seasons: Minnesota Twins, and Philadelphia Phillies
* 5 seasons: Cleveland Indians
* 4 seasons: Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, and Toronto Blue Jays
* 3 seasons: Los Angeles Dodgers and Texas Rangers
* 2 seasons: Chicago Cubs
* 1 season: Chicago White Sox, Florida Marlins, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, and Tampa Bay Rays

Most consecutive 80+ win seasons

"(Criteria: At least 80 wins or winning percentage of over 49% per season)"

* 16 seasons: New York Yankees [In 1995 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 80 wins but did have winning percentage of over 49%] [In 1994 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 80 wins but did have winning percentage of over 49%]
* 11 seasons: Boston Red Sox
* 8 seasons: Philadelphia Phillies
* 5 seasons: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
* 4 seasons: New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays
* 3 seasons: Los Angeles Dodgers
* 2 seasons: Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, and Milwaukee Brewers
* 1 season: Chicago White Sox, Florida Marlins, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals, and Tampa Bay Rays

Most consecutive 81+ win seasons

"(Criteria: At least 81 wins or winning percentage of at least 50% per season)"

* 16 seasons: New York Yankees [In 1995 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 81 wins but did have winning percentage of at least 50%] [In 1994 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 81 wins but did have winning percentage of at least 50%]
* 11 seasons: Boston Red Sox
* 6 seasons: Philadelphia Phillies
* 5 seasons: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
* 4 seasons: New York Mets
* 3 seasons: Los Angeles Dodgers, and Toronto Blue Jays
* 2 seasons: Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, and Milwaukee Brewers
* 1 season: Chicago White Sox, Florida Marlins, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals, and Tampa Bay Rays

Most consecutive 82+ win seasons

"(Criteria: At least 82 wins or winning percentage of over 50% per season)"

* 16 seasons: New York Yankees [In 1995 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 82 wins but did have winning percentage of over 50%] [In 1994 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 82 wins but did have winning percentage of over 50%]
* 11 seasons: Boston Red Sox
* 6 seasons: Philadelphia Phillies
* 5 seasons: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
* 4 seasons: New York Mets
* 3 seasons: Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays
* 2 seasons: Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, and Milwaukee Brewers
* 1 season: Chicago White Sox, Florida Marlins, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals, and Tampa Bay Rays

Most consecutive 85+ win seasons

"(Criteria: At least 85 wins or winning percentage of over 52% per season)"

* 16 seasons: New York Yankees [In 1995 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 85 wins but did have winning percentage of over 52%] [In 1994 (due to a strike-shortened season), team did not record 85 wins but did have winning percentage of over 52%]
* 7 seasons: Boston Red Sox
* 6 seasons: Philadelphia Phillies
* 5 seasons: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
* 3 seasons: New York Mets
* 2 seasons: Chicago Cubs
* 1 season: Chicago White Sox, Florida Marlins, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, and Toronto Blue Jays

Most consecutive 90+ win seasons

"(Criteria: At least 90 wins or winning percentage of over 55% per season)"

* 2 seasons: Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
* 1 season: Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies, and Tampa Bay Rays

Notes

ee also

*Active MLB non-playoff appearance streaks
*Active NBA playoff appearance streaks
*Active NBA non-playoff appearance streaks


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