6 With 318 career victories, Phil Niekro holds the dubious mark for having the most major league wins without appearing in a World Series.
10 The seven sluggers with 500 or more career home runs who failed to hit a World Series blast are Willie Mays, Ken Griffey Jr., Sammy Sosa, Rafael Palmeiro, Frank Thomas, Ted Williams and Ernie Banks.
This season there were two active managers in the majors who won a World Series as both a player and a manager.
Which Hall of Famer played in the most major league games (2,528) without ever appearing in a World Series contest: Ernie Banks, Rod Carew, Billy Williams or Nap Lajoie?
Curt Schilling is the only major league pitcher to win a World Series game for three different teams.
The 12 pitchers who have hit a World Series home run are Jim Bagby, Rosy Ryan, Jack Bentley, Jesse Haines, Bucky Waiters.
The two active managers to win a World Series as a player and a field general are Mike Scioscia and Lou Piniella.
Who is the only player to have a multi-homer game in an League Championship Series contest and a World Series during their careers: Steve Garvey, Reggie Jackson, Barry Bonds, or Sal Bando?
Matt Williams is the only player to hit a World Series home run fur three different teams.
There have been 24 different pitchers who have won a World Series MVP Award with seven of these hurlers being left-handed.
Roger Clemens has not won a World Series contest since he won his 300th career game in 2003.
In 1998, Bernie Williams of the Yankees became the last American League player to win a batting rifle and play for a World Series winning team in the same season.
Lou Piniella is one of only two players to win Rookie of the Year honors and manage a team to a World Series rifle during his career.
Ernie Banks is the only member of the 500-Home Run club not to have appeared in a World Series during his career.
The six catchers who have won a World Series MVP award include Gene Tenace (1972 A's), Johnny Bench (1976 Reds), Steve Yeager (1981 Dodgers), Darrell Porter (1982 Cardinals), Rick Dempsey (1983 Orioles) and Pat Borders (1992 Blue Jays).