Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Pennant Drought

How long has it been since each baseball team won its league?

  1. Seattle Mariners - 42 years (have never won; began play in 1977)
  2. Pittsburgh Pirates - 40 years (1979)
  3. Milwaukee Brewers - 37 years (1982)
  4. Baltimore Orioles - 36 years (1983)
  5. Oakland Athletics - 29 years (Oct. 10, 1990)
  6. Cincinnati Reds - 29 years (Oct. 12, 1990)
  7. Minnesota Twins - 28 years (1991)
  8. Toronto Blue Jays - 26 years (1993)
  9. San Diego Padres - 21 years (1998)
  10. Atlanta Braves - 20 years (1999)
  11. Arizona Diamondbacks - 18 years (2001)
  12. Los Angeles Angels - 17 years (2002)
  13. Florida Marlins - 16 years (2003)
  14. Chicago White Sox - 14 years (2005)
  15. Colorado Rockies - 12 years (2007)
  16. Tampa Bay Rays - 11 years (2008)
  17. Philadelphia Phillies - 10 years (Oct. 21, 2009)
  18. New York Yankees* - 10 years (Oct. 25, 2009)
  19. Texas Rangers - eight years (2011)
  20. Detroit Tigers - seven years (2012)
  21. Saint Louis Cardinals - six years (2013)
  22. San Francisco Giants - five years (2014)
  23. Kansas City Royals - four years (Oct. 23, 2015)
  24. New York Mets - four years (Oct. 21, 2015)
  25. Chicago Cubs - three years (Oct. 22, 2016)
  26. Cleveland Indians - three years (Oct. 19, 2016)
  27. Houston Astros* - two years (2017)
  28. Los Angeles Dodgers - one year (Oct. 20, 2018)
  29. Boston Red Sox - one year (Oct. 18, 2018)
  30. Washington Nationals - zero years (Oct. 15, 2019)

* = either the New York Yankees or the Houston Astros will move to the bottom of the list when this year's American League Championship Series concludes.

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