List of all-time Major League Baseball win–loss records

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The following is a listing of all 30 current Major League Baseball (MLB) teams ranked by win-loss record percentage, accurate as of the end of the 2017 Major League Baseball season. The records do not count wins and losses recorded by a team's playing time in the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (NAPP). Counting MLB statistics, the New York Yankees have the highest win-loss record percentage, with .569. The San Diego Padres have the lowest win-loss record percentage, with .462. The San Francisco Giants and Tampa Bay Rays have recorded the most and least overall wins, with 11,015 and 1,500, respectively. The Chicago Cubs lead the association with the most played games, with 21,222. Conversely, the Rays have played the fewest overall games, with 3,238.

Regular season[edit]

The New York Yankees have the highest all-time win–loss record percentage in Major League Baseball history
Best win–loss record in division
Rank Team Won Lost Draw Pct. First MLB Season Total Games Division
1 New York Yankees 10,207 7,735 88 .569 1903 17,982 AL East
2 San Francisco Giants 11,040 9,540 163 .537 1883 20,691 NL West
3 Los Angeles Dodgers 10,799 9,719 139 .527 1883 20,606 NL West
4 St. Louis Cardinals 10,776 9,940 151 .520 1882 20,809 NL Central
5 Boston Red Sox 9,446 8,792 83 .517 1901 18,269 AL East
6 Chicago Cubs 10,829 10,280 161 .513 1876 21,222 NL Central
7 Cleveland Indians 9,318 8,922 91 .511 1901 18,281 AL Central
8 Detroit Tigers 9,257 9,008 93 .507 1901 18,307 AL Central
9 Cincinnati Reds 10,476 10,245 139 .506 1882 20,807 NL Central
10 Pittsburgh Pirates 10,422 10,256 140 .504 1882 20,767 NL Central
11 Chicago White Sox 9,165 9,059 103 .503 1901 18,278 AL Central
12 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4,557 4,547 3 .501 1961 9,107 AL West
13 Atlanta Braves 10,510 10,522 154 .500 1876 21,186 NL East
14 Toronto Blue Jays 3,243 3,274 3 .498 1977 6,520 AL East
15 Arizona Diamondbacks 1,596 1,644 0 .493 1998 3,240 NL West
16 Houston Astros 4,391 4,552 5 .491 1962 8,948 AL West
17 Washington Nationals 3,802 4,000 4 .487 1969 7,806 NL East
18 Oakland Athletics 8,834 9,322 87 .487 1901 18,243 AL West
19 Kansas City Royals 3,784 4,015 2 .485 1969 7,801 AL Central
20 Minnesota Twins 8,724 9,458 109 .480 1901 18,291 AL Central
21 New York Mets 4,285 4,647 8 .480 1962 8,940 NL East
22 Texas Rangers 4,355 4,733 6 .479 1961 9,094 AL West
23 Milwaukee Brewers 3,728 4,077 4 .478 1969 7,809 NL Central
24 Baltimore Orioles 8,667 9,505 110 .477 1901 18,282 AL East
25 Philadelphia Phillies 9,664 10,837 115 .471 1883 20,616 NL East
26 Seattle Mariners 3,062 3,455 2 .470 1977 6,519 AL West
27 Miami Marlins 1,870 2,111 0 .470 1993 3,981 NL East
28 Colorado Rockies 1,871 2,117 0 .469 1993 3,988 NL West
29 Tampa Bay Rays 1,500 1,738 0 .463 1998 3,238 AL East
30 San Diego Padres 3,611 4,201 2 .462 1969 7,814 NL West

World Series[edit]

The following world series listing is accurate through the end of the 2017 World Series. The New York Yankees have the most world series wins (134) and the most world series games played (225). The Toronto Blue Jays have the highest world series winning percentage (.667). Neither the Seattle Mariners nor Washington Nationals have played in a World Series. Excluding those two teams, the Colorado Rockies have the lowest world series winning percentage (.000).

Best win–loss record in division
Team active in world series
Rank Team Won Lost Pct. Last World Series
appearance
Total Games Division
1 Toronto Blue Jays 8 4 .667 1993 12 AL East
2 Boston Red Sox 45 28 .616 2013 74 AL East
3 Miami Marlins 8 5 .615 2003 13 NL East
4 New York Yankees 134 90 .598 2009 225 AL East
5 Arizona Diamondbacks 4 3 .571 2001 7 NL West
5 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4 3 .571 2002 7 AL West
7 Chicago White Sox 17 13 .567 2005 30 AL Central
8 Oakland Athletics 41 34 .547 1990 75 AL West
9 Baltimore Orioles 21 18 .538 1983 39 AL East
10 Kansas City Royals 13 12 .520 2015 25 AL Central
11 Cincinnati Reds 26 25 .510 1990 51 NL Central
12 San Francisco Giants 57 57 .500 2014 116 NL West
13 St. Louis Cardinals 58 60 .492 2013 118 NL Central
14 Pittsburgh Pirates 23 24 .489 1979 47 NL Central
15 Minnesota Twins 19 21 .475 1991 40 AL Central
16 Cleveland Indians 17 20 .459 2016 37 AL Central
17 Atlanta Braves 24 29 .453 1999 53 NL East
18 New York Mets 13 16 .448 2015 29 NL East
19 Los Angeles Dodgers 48 64 .429 2017 112 NL West
19 Milwaukee Brewers 3 4 .429 1982 7 NL Central
21 Detroit Tigers 27 37 .422 2012 65 AL Central
22 Chicago Cubs 23 36 .390 2016 60 NL Central
23 Philadelphia Phillies 14 23 .378 2009 37 NL East
24 Houston Astros 4 7 .364 2017 11 AL West
25 Texas Rangers 4 8 .333 2011 12 AL West
26 Tampa Bay Rays 1 4 .200 2008 5 AL East
27 San Diego Padres 1 8 .111 1998 9 NL West
28 Colorado Rockies 0 4 .000 2007 4 NL West
29 Seattle Mariners 0 0 never (franchise began 1977) 0 AL West
29 Washington Nationals 0 0 never (franchise began 1969) 0 NL East

* including a tied game (1907 World Series game 1 (Tigers vs. Cubs), 1912 World Series game 2 (Giants vs. Red Sox) and 1922 World Series game 2 (Giants vs. Yankees).)

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