Finally this season, the two teams of New York, Mets and Yankees, are playing according to the expectations that have been created around them on the last years. They are the best two teams of the MLB at the moment with the best records both on the National League and on the American League. Thanks to this results of both teams make a serial Subway Series on the World Series the next October.
Although we are in the middle of the season, they have been constant and very regular, becoming the first two teams in this season of achieve 40 victories. With Bronx the last June 6th and with Queens this Sunday, this is the first time that the both teams of the Big Apple arrive first at that mark.
The last time that happened between New York teams was on the 1955 season. when Dodgers from Brooklyn and Yankees were the first ones to achieve this 40 victories in all Mayor League on that season. Curiously, both Dodgers and Yankees arrived at World Series this year. The guys of Brooklyn won Bronx guys on seven sets, winning the first tittle of the Fall Classic in the history of the franchise.
A World Series between the both teams of New York it is quite feasible, according to estimates of FiveThirtyEight, existing a 4,3% of possibilities that we have a Subway Series on the Fall Classic, being the fourth most likely to happen according their estimates. Yankees against Dodgers is the most likely followed by Dodgers against Astros and Dodgers against Blue Jays.
The first and the only time that both teams have played with each other on the World Series was on the 2000 season, where those from the Bronx were victorious beating their neighbours of Queens by 5 games.