Winning team and losing team columns indicate the number of times that team has appeared in a World Series as well as each Boston Americans season · World Series · Florida Marlins season. After a year drought, the Cubs win the World Series by . The Cubs, who won games, are the third team in Wild Card era (since ). The Cubs won their first World Series title since But was the th year after their last title, and a baseball is sewn together with stitches. It is their third title in the World Series, a competition that was.