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HISTORICAL VICTORY PROBABILITIES AND TEAM PERFORMANCE RECORDS FOR BEST-OF-7 FORMAT MLB, NBA, AND NHL PLAYOFF SERIES

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BEST-OF-7 SERIES RESULTS
The master list: Winner and loser of each and every best-of-7 MLB, NBA, and NHL playoff series from 1905 (the year of the first best-of-7 series).

BEST-OF-7 HISTORICAL VICTORY PROBABILITIES
SERIES STATUS IN GAMES
leading, 1-game-nil
leading, 2-games-nil
leading, 3-games-nil
leading, 2-games-1
leading, 3-games-1
leading, 3-games-2

WhoWins™ BEST-OF-7 GREATEST COMEBACK EVER
Surmounting the 3-games-nil deficit.

WhoWins™ BEST-OF-7 ANNIHILATIONS
The ultimate ignominy: Sweeps during which the swept team never, ever leads.

BEST-OF-7 FRANCHISE SERIES OUTCOMES
ALL ROUNDS
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road
FINALS
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road
SEMIFINALS
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road
QUARTERFINALS (NBA, NHL)
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road
PRELIMINARIES (NBA, NHL)
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road

BEST-OF-7 FRANCHISE GAME OUTCOMES
ALL ROUNDS
All | Home Games | Road Games
FINALS
All | Home Games | Road Games
SEMIFINALS
All | Home Games | Road Games
QUARTERFINALS (NBA, NHL)
All | Home Games | Road Games
PRELIMINARIES (NBA, NHL)
All | Home Games | Road Games

BEST-OF-7 FRANCHISE SCORING OUTCOMES
MLB: all runs for/against
NBA: all points for/against
NHL: all goals for/against

BEST-OF-7 SCORING RECORDS
BEST-OF-7 MLB, NBA, NHL Series and Game Scoring Records

RESOURCES
Societies, books, and other resources.

BEST-OF-7 FEATURES
Articles on best-of-7 series phenomena.

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Frequently-asked questions.

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PROBABILITY FORMULAE
Mathematical formulae for best-of-7 probability computations.

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WhoWins(tm) -- MLB, NBA, NHL Playoffs -- Best-of-7 Team Win-Loss Records (Series: Game 1 at either site; Finals)

This table tells you franchise best-of-7 series win-loss records in the Finals round, irrespective of whether Game 1 was played at home or on the road. Usually, though not always, the team playing Game 1 at home is the team with home court/field/ice advantage during that best-of-7 playoff series.

Series win-loss records for MLB, NBA, and NHL best-of-7 playoff series.
Series round = Finals
Game 1 Location = Home or Road
Sorted by winning fraction, then by series appearances
A = series appearances
W = series wins
L = series losses
Frc. = winning fraction (= %/100)
Bold numbers denote largest values for the table column
Table updated through Fall 2013

series (all rounds) A W L Frc.
Chicago Bulls 6 6 0 1.000
Colorado Avalanche 2 2 0 1.000
Florida Marlins 2 2 0 1.000
Toronto Blue Jays 2 2 0 1.000
Anaheim Angels 1 1 0 1.000
Anaheim Ducks 1 1 0 1.000
Arizona Diamondbacks 1 1 0 1.000
Baltimore Bullets (I) 1 1 0 1.000
Golden State Warriors 1 1 0 1.000
Rochester Royals 1 1 0 1.000
Tampa Bay Lightning 1 1 0 1.000
Minneapolis Lakers 6 5 1 0.833
Pittsburgh Pirates 6 5 1 0.833
Boston Celtics 21 17 4 0.810
New York Islanders 5 4 1 0.800
San Antonio Spurs 5 4 1 0.800
Chicago White Sox 4 3 1 0.750
Miami Heat 4 3 1 0.750
Pittsburgh Penguins 4 3 1 0.750
Montreal Canadiens 27 20 7 0.741
Toronto Maple Leafs 14 10 4 0.714
Edmonton Oilers 7 5 2 0.714
New York Yankees 39 27 12 0.692
Oakland Athletics 6 4 2 0.667
Minnesota Twins 3 2 1 0.667
Philadelphia Warriors 3 2 1 0.667
Boston Red Sox 11 7 4 0.636
Philadelphia Athletics 8 5 3 0.625
Detroit Pistons 5 3 2 0.600
New Jersey Devils 5 3 2 0.600
St. Louis Cardinals 19 11 8 0.579
Los Angeles Dodgers 9 5 4 0.556
Cincinnati Reds 8 4 4 0.500
Baltimore Orioles 6 3 3 0.500
Houston Rockets 4 2 2 0.500
New York Mets 4 2 2 0.500
Boston Braves 2 1 1 0.500
Carolina Hurricanes 2 1 1 0.500
Dallas Mavericks 2 1 1 0.500
Dallas Stars 2 1 1 0.500
Kansas City Royals 2 1 1 0.500
Los Angeles Kings 2 1 1 0.500
Milwaukee Braves 2 1 1 0.500
Milwaukee Bucks 2 1 1 0.500
Los Angeles Lakers 25 11 14 0.440
Detroit Red Wings 21 9 12 0.429
New York Rangers 5 2 3 0.400
San Francisco Giants 5 2 3 0.400
Detroit Tigers 11 4 7 0.364
Chicago Blackhawks 9 3 6 0.333
Philadelphia 76ers 6 2 4 0.333
Calgary Flames 3 1 2 0.333
Portland Trailblazers 3 1 2 0.333
Seattle Supersonics 3 1 2 0.333
Syracuse Nationals 3 1 2 0.333
Washington Bullets 3 1 2 0.333
Washington Senators 3 1 2 0.333
Boston Bruins 16 5 11 0.313
New York Giants 13 4 9 0.308
Philadelphia Phillies 7 2 5 0.286
New York Knickerbockers 8 2 6 0.250
Philadelphia Flyers 8 2 6 0.250
Cleveland Indians 4 1 3 0.250
St. Louis Hawks 4 1 3 0.250
Chicago Cubs 10 2 8 0.200
Atlanta Braves 5 1 4 0.200
Brooklyn Dodgers 8 1 7 0.125
Anaheim Mighty Ducks 1 0 1 0.000
Baltimore Bullets (II) 1 0 1 0.000
Chicago Stags 1 0 1 0.000
Cleveland Cavaliers 1 0 1 0.000
Colorado Rockies 1 0 1 0.000
Florida Panthers 1 0 1 0.000
Houston Astros 1 0 1 0.000
Indiana Pacers 1 0 1 0.000
Milwaukee Brewers 1 0 1 0.000
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 0 1 0.000
Ottawa Senators 1 0 1 0.000
St. Louis Browns 1 0 1 0.000
Tampa Bay Rays 1 0 1 0.000
Washington Capitals 1 0 1 0.000
Washington Capitols 1 0 1 0.000
Buffalo Sabres 2 0 2 0.000
Fort Wayne Pistons 2 0 2 0.000
Minnesota North Stars 2 0 2 0.000
New Jersey Nets 2 0 2 0.000
Orlando Magic 2 0 2 0.000
Phoenix Suns 2 0 2 0.000
San Diego Padres 2 0 2 0.000
San Francisco Warriors 2 0 2 0.000
Texas Rangers 2 0 2 0.000
Utah Jazz 2 0 2 0.000
St. Louis Blues 3 0 3 0.000
Vancouver Canucks 3 0 3 0.000
Grand Total 492 246 246