Not many NL teams have repeated as World Series champs. I posted this in the comments a couple of days ago, but here is what happened to all the World Series champions since the last team to repeat. Exhibit A these days is the pinnacle of all pinnacles -- the World Series. The last repeat champion was in , when the Yankees claimed a three-peat and. Hartnett, Gabby Gabby Hartnett. Francona, Terry Terry Francona. Major League Baseball rivalries. Detroit Tigers 5, 1—4. New York Yankees 24, 18—6. Receipts for later games would be split among the two clubs and the National Commission, the governing body for the sport, which was able to epiphone casino john lennon much of its annual operating expense from World Series revenue.