There aren't many teams like the '78 Yankees out there.
We learned that a few days ago on this very same web site, when our buddy, Alan Schwarz, unfurled some sensational research on how tough it is to come from more than 4½ games out heading into August and still finish first.
Now Useless Information steps up to examine the one area he didn't explore -- the wild-card races. And here's what we found:
There aren't many teams like the 2001 Cardinals out there, either.