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NFL doesn't put MLB to shame

The MLB postseason shouldn't take a backseat to the NFL playoffs when factoring in competitive balance.

Originally Published: January 28, 2005
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

You may have heard that there's some kind of big football game coming up. Well, here at Useless Info Central, we try to stay relevant. So we'll, uh, kick off this column with some football-related baseball notes:

Here's something to ponder: Football is the sport that's always praised for its spectacular competitive balance. But as loyal reader David Hallstrom reports, five different baseball teams have won the World Series over the last five years. Think that happens all the time in football? ...

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