This year’s world series matches the two best teams in baseball for only the second time in Major League baseball in recent history; the only other time this occurred was in 2013 when the Boston Red Sox took on the St. Louis Cardinals and 2018 matches the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Tampa Bay Rays will be making their second world series appearance in the history of the franchise; the first appearance was in 2008 against the Philadelphia Phillies in a five-game showdown won by Philadelphia 4 games to 1.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will be making the 20th appearance in the fall classic in franchise history they have not won the title since 1988 overall the clubs are making their 21st time they’re the fall classic in 2020 against the Tampa Bay Rays.
The teams march through the 2020 MLB post season began in the wild card series games of which four series were played in a best of three series Los Angeles advanced played the Milwaukee Brewers.
Sweeping in straight games winning the series 2-0, three other series were played in the expanded 2020 playoffs in the opening round.
In a march to the league championship series they knocked off the San Diego Padres in sweeping in their divisional series 3-0 and took on the Atlanta Braves in what was an exceptional 7 games series.
Coming back from a 3-1 series to win the last three straight games and pull out an exciting 4-3 win in game seven taking the series 4 games to 3.
And now for the 21st time in the history of Dodger baseball are back in the fall classic series.
Tampa Bay in their wild card series defeated the Toronto Blue Jays in straight game winning the series 2-0, in the divisional series they took on one of the best teams outside of the Los Angeles Dodgers the New York Yankees and in a marathon series defeated them in five games 3-2 to advance.
To the League championship series against the Houston Astros the Rays pulled into a 3-1 series lead against Houston only to have a battle on their hands after taking the lead as the Astros pulled even tying the series at 3 games apiece.
But Tampa Bay won the game when it counted in game seven doubling the Astros 4-2 to take the American league title in 7games 4-3 and advance to the world series against the rich history of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 2020 title.
for a complete recap of the 2020 post season playoffs got www.mlb.com