When it comes to baseball rivalries, they do not get any more historic than the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. They are two of the oldest teams in the MLB, and they have add a major rivalry ever since both teams entered the league. While the Yankees have dominated the rivalry, the Red Sox have been able to add a few championships over the past few years.
The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals is another historic rivalry. The two biggest cities in the Midwest are also the two most devoted baseball cities in the world. A mutual love of baseball has propelled this rivalry to one of the best in professional sports.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants are two sets of teams that completely hate each other. The rivalry began when both teams were based in New York and it has carried itself all the way to California.
The two other major rivalries in the MLB come from teams located in the same city. Chicago and New York baseball fans have always had to choose between one team or another. The Cubs-White Sox and Yankees-Mets rivalries have become more intense since the creation of inter-league play, and they continue to get more intense every year.