The MLB Misery Index

Which baseball fans suffer the most misery? Welcome to the Page 2 Misery Ratings, where all franchises are graded from No. 1 to No. 30.

Originally Published: April 7, 2004
By Jim Caple | Page 2

There are two types of misery.

One is being so close to a championship you can read the vintage on the label of the champagne bottle ... only to watch everything roll away between the first baseman's legs. The other is losing so many games for so many years that there are cases of bubbly in the clubhouse that have been gathering dust since Don Zimmer had hair.

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